Topological damping materials and methods thereof

Patent Number: 10,808,794
Issued: 10/20/2020
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Abstract: The present invention features a metamaterial including a plurality of unit cells, in which each unit cell includes two interacting members to dissipate energy. Also provided herein are assemblies including such metamaterials and methods of manufacture.
Filed: 3/19/2019
Application Number: 16/358,335
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.