Advanced Materials

Cover image for Vol. 26 Issue 36

Editor-in-Chief: Peter Gregory, Deputy Editors: Martin Ottmar, Carolina Novo da Silva, Lorna Stimson

Online ISSN: 1521-4095

Associated Title(s): Advanced Energy Materials, Advanced Engineering Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Advanced Materials Interfaces, Advanced Optical Materials, Particle & Particle Systems Characterization, Small

22_32b/2010Silk Metamaterials: Metamaterial Silk Composites at Terahertz Frequencies (Adv. Mater. 32/2010)

Natural silk fibers provide the raw material to constitute biocompatible films with ideal properties for device integration, as reported by Xin Zhang, Richard D. Averitt, Fiorenzo G. Omenetto, and coworkers on p. 3527. The image shows a metamaterial structure patterned directly onto a 2 cm × 2 cm freestanding silk film placed on a bed of natural silk threads to visually recapitulate the origin and end point of the fabrication.

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