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Negative refraction, the perfect lens and metamaterials

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John Pendry will introduce metamaterials which refract light in an entirely novel manner


Our ability to control light is limited by the materials available to us. John Pendry will introduce a new class of designer materials which refract light in an entirely novel manner and whose properties are engineered by controlling their nanostructure rather than their chemical composition. The new materials, often referred to as metamaterials, open new vistas in optics and offer the possibility of super-high resolution lenses that can resolve details finer than the wavelength of light. The concepts have applications across much of the electromagnetic spectrum and examples will be given ranging from magnetic resonance imaging where frequencies of 21MHz are employed, through the GHz frequencies used in mobile telephony, up to optical frequencies where the new materials are candidates for wiring all-optical chips.


Speaker(s):

Professor Sir John Pendry | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

24 February 2005 at 6:00 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

The Royal Society
6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London
SW1Y 5AG
+44 20 74 51 2500
http://www.royalsociety.org

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