Dual-Physics Metasurfaces for Simultaneous Manipulations of Acoustic and Electromagnetic Waves

Ana Diaz-Rubio*, Sergei Tretyakov

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In this work, we propose the use of power-flow-conformal metasurfaces for the creation of dual-physics devices that can simultaneously control waves of different natures. In particular, we introduce metasurface devices that perform specified operations on both electromagnetic and acoustic waves at the same time. Using a purely analytical model based on surface impedances, we introduce metasurfaces that perform the same functionality for electromagnetic and acoustic waves and, even more challenging, different functionalities for electromagnetics and acoustics. We provide realistic topologies for practical implementations of the proposed metasurfaces and confirm the results with numerical simulations.

Original languageEnglish
Article number014076
Number of pages11
JournalPhysical Review Applied
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 24 Jul 2020
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed


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    Diaz Rubio, A.


    Project: Academy of Finland: Other research funding

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