Invisibility carpet cloak can hide objects from visible light
Researchers analyze performance of first updatable holographic 3D display
Engineers' new metamaterial doubles up on invisibility (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —The new material's artificial "atoms" are designed to work with a broad range of light frequencies. With adjustments, the researchers believe it could lead to perfect microscope lenses or invisibility ...
Towards miniaturization of metamaterials: Reluctant electrons enable 'extraordinarily strong' negative refraction
Researchers at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have demonstrated a drastically new way of achieving negative refraction in a metamaterial. The advance, reported in the Aug. 2 issue of ...
The better to see you with: Scientists build record-setting metamaterial flat lens
For the first time, scientists working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have demonstrated a new type of lens that bends and focuses ultraviolet (UV) light in such an unusual way that ...
Study resolves century-long debate over how to describe electromagnetic momentum density in matter
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology and the University of British Columbia have shown that the interaction between a light pulse and a light-absorbing object, including the ...
New lens doubles the resolution of conventional microscopes
Scientists reverse Doppler Effect
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from Swinburne University and the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology have for the first time ever demonstrated a reversal of the optical Doppler Effect ...
In a major breakthrough, scientists control light propagation in photonic chips
Researchers at Columbia Engineering School have built optical nanostructures that enable them to engineer the index of refraction and fully control light dispersion. They have shown that it is possible for light (electromagnetic ...
Physicists may have observed Hawking radiation for the first time
Newly developed cloak hides underwater objects from sonar
In one University of Illinois lab, invisibility is a matter of now you hear it, now you don't.
NTT researchers develop breakthrough optical memory device
Graphene-based discs ensure safe storage
(Phys.org) —Swinburne University of Technology researchers have shown the potential of a new material for transforming secure optical information storage.