A Burst of Aroma
Light-induced generation of gas breaks open microcapsules and releases fragrances
Fragrances that are sensitive or need to be released with a time delay can be enclosed in microcapsules. In the journal Angewandte Chemie, Swiss scientists have now introduced a new type of microcapsule that can be ruptured by its ingredients when irradiated with light.
Controlled Release of Encapsulated Bioactive Volatiles by Rupture of the Capsule Wall through the Light-Induced Generation of a Gas†
Email: Dr. Damien L. Berthier (firstname.lastname@example.org), Dr. Andreas Herrmann (email@example.com)
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