Topological Active Fluids

Unidirectional wave propagation

We explore how topological active metamaterials can exhibit chiral states that function as unidirectional waveguides for sound.

Topological robustness comes from a basic property of active liquids that compose the metamaterial: these liquids inherently break time-reversal symmetry.

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Anton Souslov
Assistant Professor

I am interested in the theory of soft materials.