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Beyond Science Fiction: The Physics of Invisibility

Author: Stacey Maifeld

Sir John Pendry will present as the inaugural Zaffarano Lecture speaker: “Metamaterials, invisibility & transformation optics: a new world for electromagnetism.”

John Pendry is a professor of theoretical solid state physics 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.