Scientists Create Invisibility Cloak From Silk And Gold

Scientists Create Invisibility Cloak From Silk And Gold

Researchers have developed a material that could be useful in biomedical and defense applications.

Naresh Kumar
  • 16 august 2010

A research team from Tufts and Boston University have created a Harry Potter-style invisibility cloak from silk coated in gold. The  metamaterial currently works only on long terahertz waves but scientists hope that it could work in the visible range as well, for using it in bio-medicine and defense applications.

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