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Mechanical metamaterials

Making smarter materials

Scientists have designed a foldable, mechanical analogue of integrated circuits that could be used as a platform to fabricate intelligent metamaterials.

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Fig. 1: How to encode a calculation into a mechanical assembly process.


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Santangelo, C.D. Making smarter materials. Nat. Mater. 22, 3–4 (2023).

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