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Katarzyna Makyła, Christoph Müller, Samuel Lörcher, Thomas Winkler, Martin G. Nussbaumer, Michaela Eder and Nico Bruns Fluorescent Protein Senses and Reports Mechanical Damage in Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites (Adv. Mater. 19/2013) Advanced Materials 25

Article first published online: 13 MAY 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/adma.201370127

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A fluorescent protein is implemented by Nico Bruns and co-workers on page 2701 as a force-responsive molecular sensor at the fiber-resin interface in glass-fiber reinforced composites. Micrometer-scale damage, such as fiber fractures and fiber matrix debonding, is reported by loss of yellow fluorescence in the damaged areas due to a force-induced unfolding of the protein.

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