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Research Helps Lay Out Theory For Metamaterials That Act As Analog Computer
2014-01-10 09:54:04

The field of metamaterials has produced structures with unprecedented abilities, including flat lenses, invisibility cloaks and even optical "metatronic" devices that can manipulate light in the way electronic circuitry manipulates the flow of electrons.

2011-06-09 23:45:38

Two University of Pennsylvania engineers have proposed the possibility of two-dimensional metamaterials.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.