“Instantaneous Time Mirrors and Time Reversal”

Olivier Pinaud

Monday, November 14th at 4PM

120 Engineering  (Hammond Auditorium)

Instantaneous time mirrors (ITMs) were recently introduced by M. Fink and collaborators as a new avenue for time reversal. The latter allows for the focusing of waves, whether acoustic, electromagnetic or elastic, and has found many important applications in medical imaging, non-destructive testing, and telecommunications for instance. The main practical difficulty of standard time reversal is the recording/reversal process which necessitates a quite complex apparatus. [Read More…]



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