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Ultraviolet-Blocking Lenses Protect, Enhance Vision

Issue: 2010 Category: Health and Medicine Category Icon - Health and Medicine
Page: 42 Center: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
State: CA Manufacturer: Eagle Eyes Optics
Origin: A welding curtain capable of absorbing, filtering, and scattering dangerous light
Tech Terms: Ultraviolet light, radiation, zinc oxide
Abstract:
To combat the harmful properties of light in space, as well as that of artificial radiation produced during laser and welding work, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) scientists developed a lens capable of absorbing, filtering, and scattering the dangerous light while not obstructing vision. SunTiger Inc. now Eagle Eyes Optics, of Calabasas, California was formed to market a full line of sunglasses based on the JPL discovery that promised 100-percent elimination of harmful wavelengths and enhanced visual clarity. The technology was recently inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame.
 
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PDF Chart: http://spinoff.nasa.gov/Spinoff2010/Slides/HM/Eagle Eyes.pdf
Company: http://www.eeo.com
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