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Title: Granular crystals: Nonlinear dynamics meets materials engineering

Abstract

In this article, the freedom to choose the size, stiffness, and spatial distribution of macroscopic particles in a lattice makes granular crystals easily tailored building blocks for shock-absorbing materials, sound-focusing devices, acoustic switches, and other exotica.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Univ. of Oxford, Oxford (United Kingdom)
  2. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States); Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA (United States)
  3. ETH Zurich, Zurich (Switzerland)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1257851
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-15-21727
Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9228; PHTOAD
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physics Today
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 68; Journal Issue: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9228
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; Mathematics; Material Science

Citation Formats

Porter, Mason A., Kevrekidis, Panayotis G., and Daraio, Chiara. Granular crystals: Nonlinear dynamics meets materials engineering. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1063/PT.3.2981.
Porter, Mason A., Kevrekidis, Panayotis G., & Daraio, Chiara. Granular crystals: Nonlinear dynamics meets materials engineering. United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.2981
Porter, Mason A., Kevrekidis, Panayotis G., and Daraio, Chiara. Sun . "Granular crystals: Nonlinear dynamics meets materials engineering". United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/PT.3.2981. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1257851.
@article{osti_1257851,
title = {Granular crystals: Nonlinear dynamics meets materials engineering},
author = {Porter, Mason A. and Kevrekidis, Panayotis G. and Daraio, Chiara},
abstractNote = {In this article, the freedom to choose the size, stiffness, and spatial distribution of macroscopic particles in a lattice makes granular crystals easily tailored building blocks for shock-absorbing materials, sound-focusing devices, acoustic switches, and other exotica.},
doi = {10.1063/PT.3.2981},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/1257851}, journal = {Physics Today},
issn = {0031-9228},
number = 11,
volume = 68,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {11}
}

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