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DuPont’s Details Coatings Advances in Science Magazine

August 10, 2005

A paper penned by Robert R. Matheson, Jr., of DuPont was featured in the Aug. 9 edition of Science magazine. Dr. Matheson’s paper, “20th to 21st-century technological challenges in soft coatings,” details the future of technological advances in coatings. Dr. Matheson, a DuPont senior scientist, examines changes in soft coatings technology from its current state by identifying key issues that attract research and development efforts at the dawn of the 21st century. According to Dr. Matheson, current challenges include decreasing the environmental footprint and improving biological, mechanical and transport longevity, while minimizing the application requirements for soft coatings.