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Press gallery

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    Cyclodextrins Wall Sample

    Taking a sample from a wall treated with a coating containing cyclodextrin fragrance complexes. By molecular inclusion in cyclodextrin, for the first time, essential oils and other fragrances can be used in plasters, paints and other coatings.

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    Cyclodextrins Lab

    At the Adrian technical center in the USA, a chemist prepares a cyclodextrin inclusion compound. The ring-shaped sugar molecules are used, for example, to improve the solubility or stability of substances, reduce their volatility or mask unpleasant odors.

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    Cyclodextrins model

    Model of cyclodextrin fragrance complexes in wall paints: The ring-shaped sugar molecules can host fragrances in their inner cavity. Set off by moisture, they are released to their surrounding in a controlled manner.

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    Polysilicon Solar Cells

    Polycrystalline silicon from WACKER POLYSILICON. Polysilicon is the starting material for producing both computer chips and high-quality solar cells.

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    renovating old houses

    Insulation systems can be easily implemented when renovating old houses and brickwork and thus retrofit a high level of thermal insulation

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