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5 December 2014

Metamaterials Science and Technology:
Celebrating fifteen years of metamaterials research

Duke's Center for Metamaterials and Integrated Plasmonics is sponsoring the Metamaterials Science and Technology Workshop, which will be held on the campus of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). 2015 marks the fifteenth anniversary of the metamaterials field, which was fueled initially by the discovery of a negative index metamaterial, demonstrated at UCSD in 2000. The workshop will be a celebration of metamaterials research, with a special focus on the recent transition of metamaterials to the commercial sector.

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