Invisibility Cloak Goes 3-D

Patricia Daukantas

A team at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany recently completed a three-dimensional, near-infrared “invisibility cloaking” experiment.


Scatterings image(Left to right) Martin Wegener, Tolga Ergin and Nicolas Stenger.

Imagine seeing a mirror-like carpet with a bump in the middle, due to an object hidden underneath it. Then you look through a special lens—and the carpet appears to be flat, without any bump.

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