University Chemistry ›› 2020, Vol. 35 ›› Issue (11): 127-131.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX202007010

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"Jeans" Are Busy: Chemistry in Jeans

Huan Wang1, Qingqing Lin1, Meng Wang1, Mengchen Wang1, Bin Yang1, Wei Zhang1, Ting Zhang2, Junlong Zhao1,*()   

  1. 1 National Demonstration Center for Experimental Chemistry Education, College of Chemistry & Materials Science, Northwest University, Xi'an 710127, P. R. China
    2 The High School Attached to Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310007, P. R. China
  • Received:2020-07-02 Accepted:2020-08-24 Published:2020-08-31
  • Contact: Junlong Zhao
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Known as the "timeless classic", jeans have been deeply integrated into people's lives. In order to give readers a more comprehensive and profound understanding of jeans, this paper introduces the development of indigo dye and the principles of jeans dyeing and aging process from the perspective of chemistry.

Key words: The indigo, Jeans, Aging process, Popularization of science