Session L16: Focus Session: Extreme Mechanics: Origami and Structural Metamaterials

8:00 AM–11:00 AM, Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Room: 401

Sponsoring Units: GSNP DPOLY
Chair: Jose Bico, ESPCI

Abstract ID: BAPS.2014.MAR.L16.3

Abstract: L16.00003 : 3D Buckligami: Digital Matter

8:48 AM–9:00 AM

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Authors:

  Martin Van Hecke
    (Leiden University)

  Koen de Reus
    (Leiden University)

  Bastiaan Florijn
    (Leiden University)

  Corentin Coulais
    (Leiden University)

We present a class of elastic structures which exhibit collective buckling in 3D, and create these by a 3D printing/moulding technique. Our structures consist of cubic lattice of anisotropic unit cells, and we show that their mechanical properties are programmable via the orientation of these unit cells.

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