Definition of metamaterial in English:
A synthetic composite material with a structure such that it exhibits properties not usually found in natural materials, especially a negative refractive index: the team began making these metamaterials and demonstrated several that scattered electromagnetic waves unlike any known materials
More example sentences
- But the negative-index metamaterials that have been demonstrated are far more dispersive than typical materials.
- Such a small index does not mean the speed of light exceeds that of a vacuum: this rule of thumb breaks down in metamaterials.
- So far researchers have only developed metamaterials that divert radar and microwaves - rather than light waves, which are the key to invisibility.
Definition of metamaterial in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan