It’s about our people

Posted by Kaitlin Fralic on Mar 8, 2019 12:26:23 PM

How MTI encourages social sustainability

What does sustainability mean to you?

Like many, your first thought likely surrounds anything green: protecting the environment, reducing emissions, and a healthy ecosystem, to name a few.

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MTI Strengthening Sustainability in 2019

Posted by Kaitlin Fralic on Jan 21, 2019 1:56:50 PM

Sustainability has always been in the heart of Metamaterial Technologies Inc. (MTI). And with a new year upon us, renewing our focus on sustainability tops our resolution list. In 2019, and for years to come, MTI will promote sustainable practices – both within our company and throughout the community.

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Topics: About Metamaterial Technologies Inc.

The Role of Metamaterials in a Sustainable Future

Posted by Metamaterial Team on Apr 19, 2018 12:29:52 PM

 

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Topics: Smart Materials

The Rare Phenomenon Of Natural Metamaterials

Posted by Metamaterial Team on Nov 20, 2017 11:06:00 AM

Metamaterials are synthetic materials created by humans that use periodic structures called “meta-atoms” to interact with light for a desired effect. For a material to be considered a metamaterial, it must operate on a microscopic-scale. For many metamaterials, individual meta-atom structures cannot be detected by the unaided human eye. Generally, these types of materials do not appear naturally as they are incredibly complex, however, some organisms have naturally developed their own form of metamaterial tissue that changes their colour without pigment.

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Topics: Smart Materials

What Are Metamaterials?

Posted by Metamaterial Team on Nov 2, 2017 11:37:00 AM

Caption: Visualization of an artificial fluid with a negative index of refraction (right) compared to a fluid with positive index of refraction (left). Photo Credit: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

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Topics: Smart Materials

The Age of Metamaterials: A Perspective on Optical Nano-engineering

Posted by George Palikaras on Oct 26, 2017 9:53:19 AM
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Topics: Smart Materials

MTI's Perspective on Optical Metamaterials

Posted by Metamaterial Team on Aug 11, 2017 8:46:58 AM

The Gartner Hype Cycle presents the visibility of a certain technology as a function of time. It can be applied to most technological breakthroughs, such as the invention of the transistor, the discovery of the laser, or the early stages of the internet (ARPANET). It is shown in the image below and comprises five stages.

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Topics: Smart Materials

This Technology is Outperforming Your Smart Phone Touch Screen Display

Posted by Metamaterial Team on Aug 3, 2017 11:59:29 AM
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Quick Facts on Laser Strikes in Commercial Aviation

Posted by Metamaterial Team on Jul 25, 2017 1:35:47 PM

Laser strikes, laser attacks, or laser illuminations on commercial aircraft are causing global concern as laser pointers continue to increase in strength and decrease in price. Here are some facts about why laser pointers can be potentially dangerous for pilots that are attempting to land or depart an airport:

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Topics: metaAIR

Why are laser pointers causing problems for pilots?

Posted by Metamaterial Team on Jul 25, 2017 9:32:11 AM

Lasers are not a new concept, however, as technology improves, lasers are becoming stronger and more dangerous to the human eye. These seemingly harmless devices have always been a cause for concern for eyesight, but over the past five years, laser eye protection has become more pertinent than ever.

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Topics: metaAIR