Tag Archives: metamaterials

Fraunhofer Researchers Develop Shape-Shifting Materials for Comfort and Resource Conservation

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 2-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization, has announced that researchers at its Cluster of Excellence Programmable Materials CPM are developing shape-shifting materials for use in products such as comfortable chairs and mattresses that … Read the full press release

Professor Roy Sambles of University of Exeter’s Physics and Astronomy department is one of three new Honorary Fellows announced by the IoP

EXETER, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Professor Roy Sambles has today (Tuesday, August 14) been made an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Physics – the highest honour the organisation can confer. Professor Sambles, from the University of Exeter’s Physics and Astronomy … Read the full press release

University of Bristol academics demonstrated first phononic crystal that can be altered in real time

Bristol, UK, 1-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Using an acoustic metadevice that can influence the acoustic space and can control any of the ways in which waves travel, engineers have demonstrated, for the first time, that it is possible to dynamically alter the geometry … Read the full press release