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Presents an introduction to the fundamentals and properties of phononic crystals so that readers can get-up and running fast
Covers simulation techniques for the analysis of phononic crystals
Discusses sonic and ultrasonic, hypersonic and planar, and three-dimensional phononic crystal structures
Illustrates how phononic crystal structures are being deployed in communication systems, sensing systems and in thermal management of semiconductor structures
“Phononic Crystals: Fundamentals and Applications” provides an in-depth analysis on this emerging topic with an overview of phononic crystals, discussing numerous techniques for their analysis, and covers among other material sonic and ultrasonic structures, hypersonic planar structures and their characterization, thermal management in semiconductor structures and novel applications of phononic crystals. “Phononic Crystals: Fundamentals and Applications” will be a valuable volume for those working with nanotechnology, micro and optic materials.
Introduction to Phononic crystals.- Fundamental Properties of Phononic Crystals.- Simulation Techniques for the Analysis of Phononic Crystals.- Sonic and Ultrasonic Phononic Crystal Structures.- Hypersonic Planar Phononic Crystal Structures.- Surface Acoustic waves in Phononic Crystals.- Phononic Crystal Membranes.- Characterization of Phononic Crystal Structures.- Thermal Management in Semiconductor Structures using Phononic crystals.- Three-Dimensional Phononic Crystal structures.- Novel Applications of Phononic Crystals.