Magic Magnetic Mirrors, Reflecting Light In Mystical Ways

October 17, 2014 5:34 PM

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Recently, the scientists have revealed for the first time in Optica report, “There is a new type of mirror, which functions like no other – it relinquishes a proverbial shiny metallic surface and rather reflects infrared light by using an unusual magnetic property of a non-metallic meat-material.

Researchers are able to incarcerate and harness electromagnetic radiation by placing nano-scale antennas at or very near the surface of these so-called “magnetic mirrors” that evolve enticing potential in new classes of chemical sensors, solar cells, lasers, and other optoelectronic devices.

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