Chocolate-Inspired Theory Predicts Thickness Of Coatings

Inspired by the making of chocolate confections like hollow chocolate eggs and bonbons, a group of researchers at MIT in collaboration with a team from EPFL in Switzerland, have developed a rapid fabrication technique and a theory that accurately predicts the final thickness of a shell of a known material given the original rheological properties of the material and the geometry of the mold used for the coating. (Learn more:…) 

Video: Melanie Gonick/MIT

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