Metamaterial Electromagnetic Cloak at Microwave Frequencies

  title={Metamaterial Electromagnetic Cloak at Microwave Frequencies},
  author={David Schurig and Jack J. Mock and B. J. Justice and Steven A. Cummer and John Brian Pendry and Anthony Starr and D. Robert Smith},
  pages={977 - 980}
A recently published theory has suggested that a cloak of invisibility is in principle possible, at least over a narrow frequency band. We describe here the first practical realization of such a cloak; in our demonstration, a copper cylinder was “hidden” inside a cloak constructed according to the previous theoretical prescription. The cloak was constructed with the use of artificially structured metamaterials, designed for operation over a band of microwave frequencies. The cloak decreased… 

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