Beyond Science Fiction: The Physics of Invisibility
Oct. 20, 2016, 8pm
Benton Auditorium, in the Iowa State Center Scheman Building.
This event is free to the public
Sir John Pendry will present:
“Metamaterials, invisibility, and the transformation optics: a new world for electromagnetism”
Professor Sir John Pendry is a theoretical solid state physicist at Imperial College London, where he was head of the department of physics and principal of the faculty of physical sciences. He is a recipient of the Decartes prize by the European Union, the Newton Medal of the Institute of Physics, the J. Springer Prize for Applied Physics, the Kavli Prize for nanotechnology and many others.