metamaterials

Metamaterials

Artificial materials with unusual electromagnetic properties

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Plasmonics

Plasmonics

Specific metals can offer surprising benefits for guiding and steering

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Transformation Optics

Transformation Optics

A new approach to optical design, including invisibility cloaks

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Commercialization

Commercialization

Introducing products or production methods into commerce

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Nonlinear Metamaterials

Nonlinear Metamaterials

Artificially constructed material, exhibits properties not found in nature

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Microwave Imaging

Locating hidden or embedded objects in a structure

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Wireless Power Transfer

Power transmission technologies

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Research Highlights


13 July 2015

Metamaterials in the News

This month, Prof. Smith and his group were featured on Channel NewsAsia's "The Big Idea," with Justin Bratton. The episode is called "Superhuman." A link to the show can be found here. Also, Prof. Smith was interviewed about metamaterials and the prospects for invisibility on NPR's Morning Edition, which can be found here. Finally, a truly entertaining book about invisibility throughout history has just been published by noted author Philip Ball. "Invisible: The Dangerous Allure of the Unseen," features a brief history of Prof. Smith's work in metamaterials, negative index, and cloaking!

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Latest News

  • 10 July 2014
    David Smith has been named chair of Duke's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, effective August 1, 2014.

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