It's not just movie magic - invisibility cloaks could be feasible, just by manipulating the crazy ways that light bounces, bends, and mixes! Prashanth and Maria take you behind the physics of light and how an invisible cloak could theoretically work. ---------- Awesome MIT videos on crazy ways ...
Professor Michael R. Watts of MIT discusses research and education in his group, and the intellectual challenges facing engineers at the frontiers of photonic microsystems.
Mario Paniccia, director of Intel's Photonics Technology Lab, describes the company's new silicon-based avalanche photodetector and explains the technical challenges involved in making it.
Professor Rajeev J. Ram of MIT discusses research and education in his group, and the intellectual challenges facing engineering at the frontiers of communications, energy and bioengineering.