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Flat Surface Turned Into Spherical Antenna Using New Device
2014-04-15 16:29:04

Broadband transformational optics lens, described in Applied Physics Letters, may lead to antenna dishes that are flat or conform to any surface

2014-04-14 12:30:52

Broadband Transformational Optics Lens, Described in "Applied Physics Letters," May Lead to Antenna Dishes that are Flat or Conform to Any Surface WASHINGTON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2014-03-24 23:22:20

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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.

Human Eye Gives Visionary Design For New, More Natural Lens Technology
2012-11-13 17:02:31

Drawing heavily upon nature for inspiration, a team of researchers has created a new artificial lens that is nearly identical to the natural lens of the human eye.

Negative Refraction In Metamaterials
2012-08-02 11:02:12

In a vacuum, light moves extraordinarily fast. Fast enough to circle the Earth seven times before you can literally blink your eye. When light travels through matter, however, it slows down by just less than a factor of five.

Michigan Tech Researcher Nears Creation Of Superlens
2012-01-09 04:37:13

A superlens would let you see a virus in a drop of blood and open the door to better and cheaper electronics. It might, says Durdu Guney, make ultra-high-resolution microscopes as commonplace as cameras in our cell phones.

2011-12-23 01:11:19

Researchers have shown how arrays of tiny "plasmonic nanoantennas" are able to precisely manipulate light in new ways that could make possible a range of optical innovations such as more powerful microscopes, telecommunications and computers.

The Physics Of Rainbows
2011-12-07 09:16:54

Computer scientists at UC San Diego, who set out to simulate all rainbows found in nature, wound up answering questions about the physics of rainbows as well.

2011-11-09 10:36:17

A new type of active metamaterial that incorporates semiconductor devices into conventional metamaterial structures is demonstrating an ability to have power gain while retaining its negative refraction property, a first in the world of metamaterials research.


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