Experimental and theoretical evidence for the existence of absolute acoustic band gaps in two-dimensional solid phononic crystals

J. O. Vasseur, Pierre A Deymier, B. Chenni, B. Djafari-Rouhani, L. Dobrzynski, D. Prevost

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A solid-solid two-dimensional binary-composite medium constituted of a triangular array of parallel circular steel cylinders in an epoxy matrix is investigated. The acoustic transmission through this medium is measured. The elastic wave propagation perpendicular to the cylinders is studied.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3012-3015
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2 2001


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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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