Researchers defy 19th Century law of Physics in 21st century boost for energy efficiency https://phys.org/news/2018-11-defy-19... “Dr. Prat-Camps' breakthrough builds on research he and colleagues have carried out over a number of years focusing on the control and manipulation of magnetic fields by the use of metamaterials.”
Metamaterials allow researchers to shrink a synchrotron onto a chip https://cen.acs.org/materials/photoni... “Now researchers report that a photonic device that relies on metamaterials can bend light and generate terahertz radiation, acting as a minuscule synchrotron on a chip.”
What are metamaterials and why do we need them? https://engineering.stanford.edu/maga... “Back in the day before cable and satellite, TVs had metal antennas. Those antennas were designed for radio waves that were centimeters to meters in length. We are working to create nanoscale antennas that would be able to respond to visible light with wavelengths of 400 to 700 nanometers, or infrared light, where wavelengths are on the order of a micron.”
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