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2014-09-28 08:17:30

Researchers from the University of Rochester in New York have developed an inexpensive new way to create a Harry Potter-esque invisibility cloak using ordinary lenses to obscure objects from sight at a variety of angles.

World's First Acoustic Field Rotator May Help Improve Imaging Capabilities Of Medical Ultrasound Devices
2014-02-26 15:35:43

A Chinese-U.S. research team is exploring the use of metamaterials -- artificial materials engineered to have exotic properties not found in nature -- to create devices that manipulate sound in versatile and unprecedented ways.

Invisibility Cloak For Thermal Flow Constructed By Researchers
2013-05-08 15:09:27

By means of special metamaterials, light and sound can be passed around objects. KIT researchers now succeeded in demonstrating that the same materials can also be used to specifically influence the propagation of heat.

Duke University Engineers Create Invisibility Cloak With 3D Printer
2013-05-06 15:11:00

Three-dimensional printing is growing in popularity, and the cost for a MakerBot Replicator 2 is now just $2,199. Scientists are also working harder and harder to turn Harry Potter's invisibility cloak into a reality.

Metascreen Makes Invisibility Cloaks A Potential Reality
2013-03-26 18:29:53

Harry Potter had one, and maybe one day so will you, if the new invisibility cloak method described in the New Journal of Physics comes to fruition.

waves
2012-11-19 14:22:56

Invisibility cloaking may one day help to shield ships floating around in the ocean from waves, according to research presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS).


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