Metamaterial
Metamaterials are artificial materials engineered to have properties that have not yet been found in nature. They are assemblies of multiple individual elements fashioned from conventional materials s...
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New metamaterial enhances natural cooling without power input
Thin glass-polymer sheet increases passive radiative cooling
LIGHT GOES INFINITELY FAST WITH NEW ON-CHIP MATERIAL
Electrons are so 20th century. In the 21st century, photonic devices, which use light to transport large amounts of information quickly, will enhance or even replace the electronic devices that are ub...
A Freaky Anti-Rubber Is Weirding Scientists Out
Auxetics are a class of materials whose curious and complex properties have excited researchers for decades.
University Of Alabama Researchers Design Material That More Effectively Slows Light
Researchers at The University of Alabama designed and made a material that manipulates the speed of light in a new, more effective way than previous methods, according to findings recently published i...
An Intelligent Device Could Help A Robot To Distinguish Voices At Cocktail Party
Human brains are able to focus in on one conversation in the hubub of a cocktail party by discarding the background noise. But what about robots? Researchers from Duke University demonstrated a intell...
'Plasmonic' Material Could Bring Ultrafast All-Optical Communications
Researchers have created a new "plasmonic oxide material" that could make possible devices for optical communications that are at least 10 times faster than conventional technologies. In optical commu...
Surfing A Wake Of Light
For the first time, Harvard researchers have created wakes of light-like waves moving on a metallic surface, called surface plasmons, and demonstrated that they can be controlled and steered. The cre...
Magic 'metamaterials' storm physics
The hot topic at a major US conference is materials that can be designed with surprising properties, from programmable rubber to springy ceramics.
Metamaterials could perform calculus with light waves
A properly structured material could convert a light wave to its derivative.
Nanocrystals Create an Insulator Better Than Pure Vacuum
Photonic crystal insulation could have exciting applications. A new material made of photonic crystals may be more insulating than a vacuum that completely lacks atoms.
'Metamaterials' Do Way More Than Just Invisibility, Scientists Say
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A new way of assembling things, called metamaterials, may in the not too distant future help to protect a building from earthquakes by bending seismic waves around it. Similarly,...
Researchers create temporal cloak that can erase digital data from history
The best way to hide something is to make it look like it never existed.
Quantum metamaterials - Butterflies and metamaterials with Professor Roy Sambles
Professor Roy Sambles from the University of Exeter, winner of the 2012 Faraday Medal awarded by the Institute of Physics for his pioneering research in expe...
Transformation optics - Transformation Optics May Usher in a Host of Radical Advances
A new research field called transformation optics may usher in a host of radical advances including a cloak of invisibility and ultra-powerful microscopes and computers by harnessing nanotechnology an...
Metamaterial - Ceramic Resonators Open Metamaterial Doors
To most people, ceramics means pottery—glazed and fired clay fashioned into mugs or bowls. But ceramics have industrial applications too. The most important product of the ceramics industry is ceramic...
History of metamaterials
The history of metamaterials begins with artificial dielectrics in microwave engineering as it developed just after World War II. Yet, there are seminal explorations of artificial materials for manipu...
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Acoustic metamaterials
Acoustic metamaterials are artificially fabricated materials designed to control, direct, and manipulate sound waves as these might occur in gases, liquids, and solids. The hereditary line into acoust...
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Electromagnetic metamaterials
Metamaterials are artificial materials engineered to have properties that have not yet been found in nature. They are assemblies of multiple individual elements fashioned from conventional materials s...
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Left-handed material
Negative index metamaterial or negative index material (NIM) is a metamaterial where the refractive index for an electromagnetic wave can be determined and has a negative value over some frequency ran...
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Negative index metamaterials
Negative index metamaterial or negative index material (NIM) is a metamaterial where the refractive index for an electromagnetic wave can be determined and has a negative value over some frequency ran...
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Nonlinear metamaterials
A nonlinear metamaterial is an artificially constructed material that can exhibit properties not found in nature. Its response to electromagnetic radiation can be characterized by its permittivity and...
Photonic metamaterials
Photonic metamaterials, also known as Optical metamaterials, are a type of electromagnetic metamaterial, which are designed to interact with optical frequencies which are terahertz (THz), infrared (IR...
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Plasmonic metamaterials
Plasmonic metamaterials are metamaterials that exploit surface plasmons, which are produced from the interaction of light with metal-dielectric materials. Under specific conditions, the incident ligh...
Quantum metamaterials
Quantum metamaterials extend the science of metamaterials to the quantum level. They can control electromagnetic radiation by applying the rules of quantum mechanics. In the broad sense, a quantum met...
Seismic metamaterials
Seismic metamaterials, are metamaterials which are designed to counteract the adverse effects of seismic waves on artificial structures, which exist on or near the surface of the earth. As of 2009 se...
Terahertz metamaterials
Terahertz metamaterials are a new class of composite; artificial materials still under development, which interact at terahertz (THz) frequencies. The terahertz frequency range used in materials resea...
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Tunable metamaterials
A tunable metamaterial is a metamaterial with a variable response to an incident electromagnetic wave. This includes remotely controlling how an incident electromagnetic wave (EM wave) interacts with ...
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Superlens
A practical superlens, super lens or perfect lens, is a lens which uses metamaterials to go beyond the diffraction limit. The diffraction limit is an inherent limitation in conventional optical device...
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