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Trapping sound at corners

Nature Materialsvolume 18pages9899 (2019) | Download Citation

Higher-order topological acoustic metamaterials on kagome lattices, which host topologically protected corner states, can confine sound at corners. This may lead to applications of acoustic metamaterials in local acoustic field enhancement, trapping and manipulating of particles, and acoustic sensing and probing.

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  1. School of Physics and Technology, Key Laboratory of Artificial Micro- and Nanostructures of Ministry of Education, Institute for Advanced Studies, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China

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