Ohio State University researchers have developed a way to convert two conventional car window materials into invisible radio antennas that also defrost windshields and help to keep vehicle interiors cool. Eric K. Walton, a senior research scientist, says the developments may help OEMs with the need to install more antennas into new cars. The multipurpose antennas also can be used to receive radar, cellular phone and global positioning system (GPS) signals, Mr. Walton says. Unlike existing ...

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