Experimental validation of deep-subwavelength by diffsuion by acoustic metadiiffusers

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Dance, S., Ballestero, E., Aygun, H., Jimenez, N., Groby, J-P. and Romero-Garcia, V. (2019). Experimental validation of deep-subwavelength by diffsuion by acoustic metadiiffusers. Applied Physics Letters. 115 (8).
AuthorsDance, S., Ballestero, E., Aygun, H., Jimenez, N., Groby, J-P. and Romero-Garcia, V.
Abstract

An acoustic metadiffuser is a subwavelength locally resonant surface relying on slow sound propagation. Its design consists of rigidly backed slotted panels, with each slit being loaded by an array of Helmholtz resonators (HRs). Due to the slow sound properties, the effective
thickness of the panel can therefore be dramatically reduced when compared to traditional diffusers made of quarter-wavelength resonators. The aim of this work is to experimentally validate the concept of metadiffusers from the scattering measurements of a specific
metadiffuser design, i.e., a Quadratic Residue Metadiffuser (QRM). The experimental results reported herein are in a close agreement with analytical and numerical predictions, therefore showing the potential of metadiffusers for controlling sound diffusion at very low
frequencies.

Year2019
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Journal citation115 (8)
PublisherAIP
ISSN0003-6951
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1063/1.5114877
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Online20 Aug 2019
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