Elena Semouchkina

a) shadow behind metal cylinder under plane wave illumination; b) front reconstruction after passing cylinder cloaked by thin multilayer dielectric; c) total scattering cross width for cloaked & bare cylinders. (b) & (c) demonstrate the cloaking effect. Michigan Tech photo.

Invisibility Cloak Research Moves Forward at Michigan Tech

Michigan Technological University’s invisibility cloak researchers have done it again. They’ve moved the bar on one of the holy grails of physics: making objects invisible.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2013

Elena Semouchkina tests ceramic resonators in the anechoic chamber in her lab. Michgian Tech photo.

MTU Prof’s Work Uses Ceramic Resonators, Metamaterials For ‘Cloaking’

Using small ceramic resonators three millimeters in diameter, Michigan Technological University researcher Elena Semouchkina has found a way to bend electromagnetic waves or light rays in dramatically different directions, enabling novel applications.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/04/2013

Michigan Tech Prof Studies Invisibility Cloak Of Glass

From Tolkien’s ring of power in The Lord of the Rings to Star Trek’s Romulans, who could make their warships disappear from view, from Harry Potter’s magical cloak to the garment that makes players vanish […]