Research departments

Vulgarisation et diffusion


The following pages have been created by members of FEMTO-ST willing to popularize their research activities.

An introduction to phononic crystals

Cavité phononique

Thanks to a periodical structuration of a medium, it is possible to prevent elastic waves from propagating or to confine them or compel them to follow the most circuitous paths at the wavelength scale. These artificial objects mimicking natural crystals could lead to the design of genuine phononic circuits. Read more.