Scientists make new high-tech liquid metamaterials

From Nanowerk News:

Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have controlled wave-generated currents to make previously unimaginable liquid materials for new technological innovations, including techniques to manipulate micro-organisms.

The new kind of dynamic material could be revolutionary, similar to other materials created in recent decades that have been used for invisibility cloaking, superlenses and high-efficiency antennae.

Research group leader Professor Michael Shats from ANU said the currents made a liquid behave like materials with regular structures such as crystals.

 

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2017-02-11T12:09:09+00:00

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