Huge Science Breakthrough – Real Invisibility Laser

31 Jul;jsessionid=V5INTLNTEYTH1QFIQMGCFFOAVCBQUIV0?xml=/news/2006/05/03/winvis03.xml

It sounds like magic: walls, curtains, even dresses could be rendered transparent by bathing them in a specially crafted beam of light.

By exploiting the way that atoms move in solids the researchers have made solid materials turn completely transparent. ‘This real life x-ray specs effect relies on a property of matter that is usually ignored that the electrons it contains move in a wave-like way’, says Chris Phillips. ‘What we have learnt is how to control these waves directly’.



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