Wireless power transfer via strongly coupled magnetic resonances.(RESEARCH ARTICLES)(Author abstract). Andre Kurs, Aristeidis Karalis, Robert Moffatt, J.D. Joannopoulos, Peter Fisher and Marin Soljacic. Science 317.5834 (July 6, 2007): p83(4).
This is bloody tremendous. I remember once, many years ago, my father commenting that whoever could invent a wireless christmas light would make their fortune. I’m sure I’m not the only one who thought exploiting resonance was one way to do this. Looks as though this team has done it!