Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Three-Dimensional Mid-Air Acoustic Manipulation [Acoustic Levitation] (2...

Japanese researchers have discovered how to levitate objects in three dimensions using sound waves. In this video, the scientists demonstrate the technique using a variety of objects — water, soap bubbles, bits of wood, and electrical components — and they explain how it works in a paper published on arXiv.
Levitating Objects With Sound
video and image via Yoichi Ochiai

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