China’s Invisibility Cloak


Infrared image of a man in the invisibility coat with the part of him covered by the coat invisible.

Infrared image of a man in the invisibility coat with the part of him covered by the coat invisible.

Infrared image of the man without the invisibility cloak

Infrared image of the man without the invisibility cloak

A strange Chinese homegrown invisibility cloak is showcased in Zhuhai Airshow. It is not a cloak that Harry Potter has in the fiction that may make a person in the cloak invisible, but it is still useful as the cloak may make the person in the cloak undetectable by infrared detection device.

The above two photos show the infrared image of a man in the cloak and that of the man without the cloak.

Source: mil.huanqiu.com “This Chinese homegrown ‘invisibility cloak’ is wonderful indeed” (summary by Chan Kai Yee based on the report in Chinese)

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