[CNET] ‘Invisibility cloak’ uses lens to bend light

September 30, 2014
(Rochester University)

(Rochester University)

[CNET] For the first time, researchers have made a cloaking device that works multidirectionally in three dimensions — using no specialised equipment, but four standard lenses.

“There’ve been many high tech approaches to cloaking and the basic idea behind these is to take light and have it pass around something as if it isn’t there, often using high-tech or exotic materials,” said professor of physics at Rochester University John Howell, who developed the Rochester Cloak with graduate student Joseph Choi.

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