February 01, 2007
Pratt Undergraduate Research Fellow Elan Bresslour isn't satisfied with traditional X-ray mammography, the primary imaging method for breast cancer screening. In the lab of electrical and computer engineering professor Qing Liu, she is applying her engineering skill toward the development of a [...]
January 02, 2007
An "invisibility cloak" designed and tested by Duke University engineers was named one of Science Magazine's top ten breakthroughs of 2006.
January 01, 2007
An "invisibility cloak" designed and tested by Duke University engineers was named one of Science magazine's top 10 breakthroughs of 2006. Science’s Top Ten list appears in the journal’s Dec. 22, 2006, issue. The cloak, which the magazine refers to as "the ultimate camouflage," deflects microwave [...]
December 01, 2006
Two researchers at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering have been named to the "Scientific American 50" for their work on developing an "invisibility cloak." Compiled by Scientific American magazine, the roster of leaders in research, business and public policy appeared in the December [...]
October 19, 2006
A team led by scientists at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering has demonstrated the first working "invisibility cloak." The cloak deflects microwave beams so they flow around a "hidden" object inside with little distortion, making it appear almost as if nothing were there at all.