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Snowflake phononic topological insulator at the nanoscale

Brendel, Christian and Peano, Vittorio and Painter, Oskar and Marquardt, Florian (2018) Snowflake phononic topological insulator at the nanoscale. Physical Review B, 97 (2). Art. No. 020102. ISSN 2469-9950. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.97.020102.

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We show how the snowflake phononic crystal structure, which recently has been realized experimentally, can be turned into a topological ins ulator for mechanical waves. This idea, based purely on simple geometrical modifications, could be readily implemented on the nanoscale.

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Peano, Vittorio0000-0003-1931-5080
Painter, Oskar0000-0002-1581-9209
Marquardt, Florian0000-0003-4566-1753
Alternate Title:Snowflake Topological Insulator for Sound Waves
Additional Information:© 2018 American Physical Society. Received 22 February 2017; published 18 January 2018. C.B. and F.M. acknowledge funding by the Max Planck Society. C.B., V.P., and F.M. acknowledge support by the ERC StG OPTOMECH. V.P. and F.M. acknowledge funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement No. 732894 (FETPRO HOT). V.P. acknowledges support by the Julian Schwinger Foundation (Grant No. JSF-16-03-0000). O.P. acknowledges funding by the AFOSR-MURI Quantum Photonic Matter, the ARO-MURI Quantum Opto-Mechanics with Atoms and Nanostructured Diamond (Grant No. N00014-15- 1-2761), and the Institute for Quantum Information and Matter, an NSF Physics Frontiers Center (Grant No. PHY-1125565) with support of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (Grant No. GBMF-2644).
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Max Planck SocietyUNSPECIFIED
European Research Council (ERC)OPTOMECH
European Research Council (ERC)732894
Julian Schwinger FoundationJSF-16-03-0000
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)UNSPECIFIED
Army Research Office (ARO)UNSPECIFIED
Office of Naval Research (ONR)N00014-15-1-2761
Institute for Quantum Information and Matter (IQIM)UNSPECIFIED
Gordon and Betty Moore FoundationGBMF-2644
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