Harry Potters Invisibility Cloak

Harry Potters Invisibility Cloak
technology

Researchers at Duke University have gotten us one step closer to true magic.

Andrew Vaterlaus-Staby
  • 13 november 2012

A team of Duke University scientists have developed a garment that is able to completely conceal a small object. Using a row-by-row design of fiberglass etched with copper and copper strips, the intricately woven cloak bends light around an object so that it appears invisible to microwaves and the naked eye. This design is an improvement on a 2006 prototype that, due to a less precise fabrication process, continued to reflect light around the edges of the concealed object, leaving it partially exposed.

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