Inspired by intricate microscopic structures giving vivid colours in butterfly wings, Roy Sambles has created ‘metamaterials’ to manipulate light, microwaves and radio waves in unusual ways.
Professor Sambles from the University of Exeter is the winner of the 2012 Faraday Medal awarded by the Institute of Physics for pioneering research in experimental physics.
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Filmed at Department of Physics, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom. September 2012.
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