Dial-in Topological Metamaterials Based on Bistable Stewart Platform

@article{Wu2018DialinTM,
  title={Dial-in Topological Metamaterials Based on Bistable Stewart Platform},
  author={Ying Wu and Rajesh Chaunsali and Hiromi Yasuda and Kaiping Yu and Jinkyu Yang},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2018},
  volume={8}
}
Recently, there have been significant efforts to guide mechanical energy in structures by relying on a novel topological framework popularized by the discovery of topological insulators. Here, we propose a topological metamaterial system based on the design of the Stewart Platform, which can not only guide mechanical waves robustly in a desired path, but also can be tuned in situ to change this wave path at will. Without resorting to any active materials, the current system harnesses… 

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