Metamaterials

01.19.13
Metamaterial camera needs no lens, could herald cheaper imaging tech
01.19.13

Metamaterial camera needs no lens, could herald cheaper imaging tech

Metamaterials are proving to be quite useful for toying with the electromagnetic spectrum, whether...

By J. Rigg,   01.19.13
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08.21.12
Intellectual Ventures launches Kymeta spinoff, promises slim satellite broadband hotspots
08.21.12

Intellectual Ventures launches Kymeta spinoff, promises slim satellite broadband hotspots

Intellectual Ventures is best known for its tendency to sue everyone, but it's going some distance...

By J. Fingas,   08.21.12
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01.28.12
Plasmonic cloak makes objects invisible, but only in the microwave region of the spectrum
01.28.12

Plasmonic cloak makes objects invisible, but only in the microwave region of the spectrum

Okay, so we're not up to USS Pegasus levels yet, but for the first time researchers have been able...

By D. Cooper,   01.28.12
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08.12.11
EES packs circuits into temporary tattoos, makes medical diagnostics fashionable
08.12.11

EES packs circuits into temporary tattoos, makes medical diagnostics fashionable

Flexible circuit pioneer John Rogers and his team are at it again. This time he's developing a wea...

By D. Cooper,   08.12.11
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06.13.11
Metamaterial printing method inches us closer to invisibility cloaks
06.13.11

Metamaterial printing method inches us closer to invisibility cloaks

In theory, metamaterials are all kinds of awesome -- they can boost antenna strength, focus lasers,...

By T. O'Brien,   06.13.11
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11.24.10
Scientists finally find a practical use for metamaterials: boosting antenna performance (video)
11.24.10

Scientists finally find a practical use for metamaterials: boosting antenna performance (video)

Metamaterials can do all sorts of cool things in theory, like create invisibility cloaks or focus la...

By T. Stevens,   11.24.10
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08.10.10
Metamaterials used to focus Terahertz lasers, make them useful
08.10.10

Metamaterials used to focus Terahertz lasers, make them useful

Forget old and busted X-rays, T-rays are the future, man! It was only recently that we were discuss...

By Vlad Savov,   08.10.10
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07.27.10
Invisibility cloak upgraded to bend infrared light, not to mention our minds
07.27.10

Invisibility cloak upgraded to bend infrared light, not to mention our minds

The fabled cloak of invisibility was once considered impossible for modern science, chilling out wit...

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03.19.10
3D invisibility cloak fashioned out of metamaterials
03.19.10

3D invisibility cloak fashioned out of metamaterials

Those HDTV manufacturers did tell us that 3D was going to be everywhere this year, didn't they? Kee...

By Vlad Savov,   03.19.10
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