Engineers Create Optical Cloaking Design For Invisibility

Prometheus

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Researchers using nanotechnology have taken a step toward creating an "optical cloaking" device that could render objects invisible by guiding light around anything placed inside this "cloak."

The Purdue University engineers, following mathematical guidelines devised in 2006 by physicists in the United Kingdom, have created a theoretical design that uses an array of tiny needles radiating outward from a central spoke.

The design, which resembles a round hairbrush, would bend light around the object being cloaked. Background objects would be visible but not the object surrounded by the cylindrical array of nano-needles, said Vladimir Shalaev, Purdue's Robert and Anne Burnett Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

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Prometheus

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I didn't see it months ago.
It was probably the theroy that was posted.
 

tbjl2006

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I want that! The things people could do with that type of technology, good and bad, like with war. The down side is that there are more bad things to do than good things.
 
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