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News Listing Archive for 2009

November 16, 2009

Small optical force can budge nanoscale objects

With a bit of leverage, Cornell researchers have used a very tiny beam of light with as little as 1 milliwatt of power to move a silicon structure up to 12 nanometers. That's enough to completely... read more

May 12, 2009

The Harry Potter effect: Cornell researchers experiment with making objects 'invisible'

Somewhat the way Harry Potter can cover himself with a cloak and become invisible, Cornell researchers have developed a device that can make it seem that a bump in a carpet -- or, indeed, any flat... read more


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Prof. Lipson ranked among top 1% of researchers for most cited papers in physics

Prof. Lipson ranked among top 1% of researchers for most cited papers in physics by Thomas Reuters.