Source: Mercedes F-Cell car / YouTube IS AN INVISIBLE CAR THEORETICALLY POSSIBLE? IT’S NOT A GOOD IDEA Is it possible today to make a car invisible? Yes, and Mercedes did just that using LED panels applied to the side..
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INVISIBLE CAR?  Next Generation Automotive Metamaterial Applications

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  Our world is full of conventional materials that have limited uses and potential. We use plastic to strengthen glass windows, aluminum to prevent corrosion, and copper to conduct electricity, but their efficiencies as..
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The Role of Metamaterials in a Sustainable Future

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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..
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The Rare Phenomenon Of Natural Metamaterials

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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 Metamaterials are..
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What Are Metamaterials?

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Caption: Electricity transformed the way we live in the turn of the 20th century. It was a technological feat that harnessed and controlled electromagnetic energy and revolutionized the livelihood of humans all over the..
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The Age of Metamaterials: A Perspective on Optical Nano-engineering

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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,..
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MTI's Perspective on Optical Metamaterials

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Paper Writing ideas onto paper is certainly not a new phenomenon, however, it is surprisingly not that old. After paper was invented around 100BCE by the Han Dynasty, emperor Ho-Ti started the world’s first paper..
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The Top 11 Most Disruptive Material Technologies in the World

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Smart materials have the potential to positively affect lives all over the world. It improves how we use, interact and benefit from light.  With the power to manipulate one of the most fundamental and important..
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Smart Materials – High Growth Industry

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The Halifax Business Awards is the Halifax Chamber of Commerce’s most glamorous event of the year. This gala event boasts a spectacular night of entertainment, prestige, and celebration, recognizing risk takers and the..
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MTI is proud to be Halifax’s 2017 Innovative Business of the Year

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