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Neither solid nor liquid

A new design for elastic metamaterials that can behave either as liquids or solids over a limited frequency range may enable new applications based on the control of acoustic, elastic and seismic waves.

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Figure 1: Hybrid elastic metamaterials.

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Page, J. Neither solid nor liquid. Nature Mater 10, 565–566 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/nmat3084

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