Vantablack – Applications For The Blackest Black

When you look into the abyss Vantablack, short for “vertically aligned nanotube arrays”, is the darkest artificial substance known, absorbing up¬†to 99.965% of visible light. The company¬†Surrey NanoSystems Limited “grows” this forest of vertical tubes on a substrate using chemical vapour deposition. Its light absorbing properties make it ideal for preventing light from bouncing around…