metamaterials

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  • noun Plural form of metamaterial.

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  • Both the space and time cloaking devices require the use of what are called metamaterials .

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  • Both the space and time cloaking devices require the use of what are called metamaterials .

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  • David Smith of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, had built such a device using exotic "metamaterials" - materials with unusual electromagnetic properties that are not found in nature.

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  • This is possible because of a new generation of artificial materials called metamaterials that can, in principle at least, steer light in any way imaginable.

    Illusion Cloaks: Create Illusion To Make One Object Look Like Another | Impact Lab

  • No naturally occurring materials have a negative index of refraction, but some materials carefully designed in the lab, called metamaterials, do.

    Scientist Close To Invisibility Cloak | Impact Lab

  • For these so-called metamaterials, researchers design arrays of tiny electromagnetic resonators, which can be tuned to different frequencies.

    Behold the Appearance of the Invisibility Cloak

  • Both are so-called metamaterials -- artificially engineered structures that have properties not seen in nature, such as negative refractive index.

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  • Materials with the ability to divert electromagnetic waves, known as metamaterials, have been around for some time but the key element in this design is that it's human-friendly,

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  • Manmade devices called metamaterials use structures having cellular architectures designed to create combinations of material parameters not available in nature.

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  • For these so-called metamaterials, researchers design arrays of tiny electromagnetic resonators, which can be tuned to different frequencies.

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