Flatland light: Researchers create rewritable optical components for 2-D light waves

In 1884, a schoolmaster and theologian named Edwin Abbott wrote a novella called Flatland, which tells the story of a world populated by sentient two-dimensional shapes. While intended as a satire of rigid Victorian social norms, Flatland has long fascinated mathematicians and physicists and served as the setting for many a thought experiment.

Flatland light: Researchers create rewritable optical components for 2-D light waves

In 1884, a schoolmaster and theologian named Edwin Abbott wrote a novella called Flatland, which tells the story of a world populated by sentient two-dimensional shapes. While intended as a ...

Wed 6 Nov 19 from Phys.org

Flatland light

Harvard researchers have developed rewritable optical components for surface light waves.

Wed 6 Nov 19 from Eurekalert

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