Special Issue "Advances in Acoustic Metamaterials"
A special issue of Materials (ISSN 1996-1944).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 3 April 2020
Architected periodic structures like phononic crystals and elastic metamaterials offer unprecedented opportunities for elastic wave manipulation, unachievable using traditional homogeneous materials. Since their introduction, these structures have been exploited to generate effects like frequency band-gaps, negative refraction, topological protection, non-reciprocal propagation, etc. In parallel, recent advances in material science and technology, including additive manufacturing, have allowed the practical realization of a huge variety of novel complex structures at various different length scales, leading to additional application opportunities in the field of wave control, focusing and collimation, environ-mental noise reduction, and even earthquake protection. The fast growth of the topic and increasing interest in the field from researchers with expertise in the areas of material science and beyond are the main reasons for this Special Issue on “Advances in Acoustic Metamaterials”. Contributions should focus on new achievements, both theoretical and experimental, relative to the dynamics of phononic crystals and metamaterials, related (but not limited) to effects such as negative refraction, stop-band filtering, cloaking, focusing, energy harvesting, topological states, etc.
The issue is intended to provide a platform for researchers working in the field to disseminate their ideas on the design and characterization of new configurations, highlighting novel dynamic phenomena and exploring additional promising applications. It should also stimulate a cross-fertilization between researchers of the field with other readers of the journal, providing the opportunity to find new potential research directions.
Dr. Marco Miniaci
Dr. Federico Bosia
Manuscript Submission Information
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- Phononic crystals
- Acoustic and Elastic Metamaterials
- Waves and Vibrations
- Frequency Bandgaps
- Wave Control
- Topological Insulators
The below list represents only planned manuscripts. Some of these manuscripts have not been received by the Editorial Office yet. Papers submitted to MDPI journals are subject to peer-review.
Author: Massimo Ruzzene
Affiliation: Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Author: Jose Sanchez-Dehesa
Affiliation: Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Author: Pierre A Deymier
Affiliation: University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Author: Andrea Bergamini
Affiliation: EMPA, Switzerland
Author: Marco Miniaci
Affiliation: EMPA, Laboratory of Acoustics and Noise Control, Switzerland