Publications

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

22. Abi Ghanem, M., Khanolkar, A., Helwig, M., Wallen, S. P., Hiraiwa, M., Vogel, N., and Boechler, N., “Longitudinal Eigenvibration of Multilayer Colloidal Crystals and the Effect of Nanoscale Contact Bridges”, in preparation [preprint available on request] (2017)

21. Vega-Flick, A., Duncan, R., Wallen, S. P., Boechler, N., Stelling, C., Retsch, M., Alvarado-Gil, J. J., Nelson, K. A., and Maznev, A. A., “Contact-based and spheroidal vibrational modes of a hexagonal monolayer of microspheres on a substrate”, under review (2017) pdf

20. Otsuka, P., Mezil, S., Matsuda, O., Tomoda, M., Maznev, A., Gan, T., Fang, N., Boechler, N., Goussev, V., and Wright, O., “Time-domain imaging of gigahertz surface waves on an acoustic metamaterial”, New Journal of Physics, accepted (2017)

19. Vega-Flick, A., Duncan, R., Wallen, S. P., Boechler, N., Stelling, C., Retsch, M., Alvarado-Gil, J. J., Nelson, K. A., and Maznev, A. A., “Vibrational dynamics of a two-dimensional micro-granular crystal studied with laser-induced transient gratings”, Physical Review B, 96, 024303 (2017) pdf

18. Hiraiwa, M., Wallen, S. P., and Boechler, N., “Acoustic wave propagation in disordered microscale granular media under compression”, Granular Matter, 19, 62 (2017) pdf

17. Wallen, S. P., Lee, J., Mei, D., Chong, C., Kevrekidis, P. G., and Boechler, N., “Discrete Breathers in a Mass-in-Mass Chain with Hertzian Local Resonators”, Physical Review E 95, 022904 (2017) pdf

16. Geslain, A., Raetz, S., Hiraiwa, M., Abi Ghanem, M., Wallen, S. P., Khanolkar, A., Boechler, N., Laurent, J., Prada, C., Duclos, A., Leclaire, P., Groby, J.-P., “Spatial Laplace transform for complex wavenumber recovery and its application in the analysis of attenuation in acoustic systems“, Journal of Applied Physics, 120, 135107 (2016) pdf

15. Hiraiwa, M., Stossel, M., Khanolkar, A., Wang, J., and Boechler, N., “Laser-induced spallation of microsphere monolayers“, Langmuir, 32, 7730 (2016) pdf

14. Wallen, S. and Boechler, N., “Shear to longitudinal mode conversion via second harmonic generation in a two-dimensional microscale granular crystal“, Wave Motion, 68, 22 (2016) pdf

13. Hiraiwa, M., Abi Ghanem, M., Wallen, S., Khanolkar, A., Maznev, A. A., and Boechler, N., “Complex contact-based dynamics of microsphere monolayers revealed by resonant attenuation of surface acoustic waves“, Physical Review Letters, 116, 198001 (2016) pdf; summary

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12. Eliason, J. K., Vega-Flick, A., Hiraiwa, M., Khanolkar, A., Gan, T., Boechler, N., Fang, N., Nelson, K. A., and Maznev, A. A., “Resonant attenuation of surface acoustic waves by a microgranular metamaterial“, Applied Physics Letters 108, 061907 (2016) pdf

11. Vega-Flick, A., Eliason, J. K., Maznev, A. A., Khanolkar, A., Abi Ghanem, M., Boechler, N., Alvarado-Gil, J. J., and Nelson, K. A., “Laser-induced transient grating setup with continuously tunable period“, Review of Scientific Instruments, 86, 123101 (2015) pdf

10. Wallen, S., Maznev, A. A., and Boechler, N., “Dynamics of a Monolayer of Microspheres on an Elastic SubstratePhysical Review B, 92, 174303 (2015) pdf

9. Khanolkar, A., Wallen, S., Abi Ghanem, M., Jenks, J., Vogel, N., Boechler, N., “A Self-Assembled Metamaterial for Lamb WavesApplied Physics Letters, 107, 071903 (2015) pdf

8. Boechler, N., Eliason, J., Kumar, A., Maznev, A., Nelson, K., and Fang, N., “Interaction of a Contact Resonance of Microspheres with Surface Acoustic WavesPhysical Review Letters, 111, 036103 (2013) pdf

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7. Hoogeboom, C., Man, Y., Boechler, N., Theocharis, G., Kevrekidis, P. G., and Daraio, C. “Hysteresis Loops and Multi-stability: From Periodic Orbits to Chaotic Dynamics (and Back) in Diatomic Granular CrystalsEPL, 101, 44003 (2012) pdf

6. Man, Y., Boechler, N., Theocharis, G., Kevrekidis, P. G., and Daraio, C. “Defect modes in one-dimensional granular crystalsPhysical Review E, 85, 037601 (2012) pdf

5. Boechler, N., Theocharis, G., and Daraio, C. “Bifurcation-based acoustic switching and rectificationNature Materials, 10, 665 (2011) pdf

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4. Boechler, N., Yang, J. K., Theocharis, G., Kevrekidis, P. G., and Daraio, C. “Tunable vibrational band gaps in one-dimensional diatomic granular crystals with three-particle unit cellsJournal of Applied Physics, 109, 074906 (2011) pdf

3. Theocharis, G., Boechler, N., Kevrekidis, P. G., Job, S., Porter, M. A., and Daraio, C. “Intrinsic energy localization through discrete gap breathers in one-dimensional diatomic granular crystalsPhysical Review E, 82, 056604 (2010) pdf

2. Ponson, L., Boechler, N., Lai, Y. M., Porter, M. A., Kevrekidis, P. G., and Daraio, C. “Nonlinear waves in disordered diatomic granular chainsPhysical Review E, 82, 021301 (2010) pdf

1. Boechler, N., Theocharis, G., Job, S., Kevrekidis, P. G., Porter, M. A., and Daraio, C. “Discrete Breathers in One-Dimensional Diatomic Granular CrystalsPhysical Review Letters, 104, 244302 (2010) pdf

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

Theocharis, G., Boechler, N., and Daraio, C. “Nonlinear Phononic Periodic Structures and Granular Crystals”, Chapter 6 of the book “Phononic Crystals and Metamaterials”, Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences, Volume 173 (2013) pdf