Transverse confinement of ultrasound through the Anderson transition in three-dimensional mesoglasses

  title={Transverse confinement of ultrasound through the Anderson transition in three-dimensional mesoglasses},
  author={Laura A. Cobus and W. Kurt Hildebrand and Sergey E. Skipetrov and Bart A. van Tiggelen and John H. Page},
  journal={Physical Review B},
We report an in-depth investigation of the Anderson localization transition for classical waves in three dimensions (3D). Experimentally, we observe clear signatures of Anderson localization by measuring the transverse confinement of transmitted ultrasound through slab-shaped mesoglass samples. We compare our experimental data with predictions of the self-consistent theory of Anderson localization for an open medium with the same geometry as our samples. This model describes the transverse… 

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