Inverse-designed spinodoid metamaterials

  title={Inverse-designed spinodoid metamaterials},
  author={Siddhant Kumar and Stephanie Tan and Li Zheng and Dennis M. Kochmann},
  journal={npj Computational Materials},
After a decade of periodic truss-, plate-, and shell-based architectures having dominated the design of metamaterials, we introduce the non-periodic class of spinodoid topologies. Inspired by natural self-assembly processes, spinodoid metamaterials are a close approximation of microstructures observed during spinodal phase separation. Their theoretical parametrization is so intriguingly simple that one can bypass costly phase-field simulations and obtain a rich and seamlessly tunable property… 

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