Datasheets

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MetaCORE™ datasheet
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Technical datasheet for MetaCORE
MetaCORE-LD™ datasheet
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Technical datasheet for MetaCORE-LD

Documents

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Advanced Metamaterials
6 MB
Introduction to metamaterials with more detailed technical information about MetaCORE and MetaCORE-LD
Projectile Motion: Achieving Long Distance Aerial Delivery
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White paper comparing today’s airdrop impact-mitigating solution, cardboard honeycomb, to Multiscale Systems’ superior energy absorber, MetaCORE. Read the Executive Summary and watch the Summary Video.
Multiscale Systems: Advanced Materials
0.7 MB
1-page explainer covering our mechanical metamaterial technology, advantages and benefits for customers, with a description of our design and manufacturing process.
MetaCORE-LD: Compared to Solid, Foam, and Honeycomb Cores
0.3 MB
A 1-page explainer demonstrating the characteristics and benefits of MetaCORE-LD as a core material compared to solids, foams, and honeycomb, as well as potential applications.
Energy Absorption
2.4 MB
Explainer covering why MetaCORE is a good energy absorber, compares it to honeycomb and foams, and includes a case study
Making Mechanical Metamaterials
0.6 MB
An infographic on the mechanical metamaterial creation process – from idea to product. View PNG version.
2020 Annual Report
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The successes, new, and notable of 2020.

Publications

Basic research is at the core of our technology, and the following publications laid the foundation for where we are today.  Please contacts us if you have any questions.

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Using origami design principles to fold reprogrammable mechanical metamaterials
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Silverberg, J. L., Evans, A. A., McLeod, L., Hayward, R. C., Hull, T., Santangelo, C. D., & Cohen, I. (2014). Using origami design principles to fold reprogrammable mechanical metamaterials. Science, 345(6197), 647-650.
Origami structures with a critical transition to bistability arising from hidden degrees of freedom
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Silverberg, J. L., Na, J. H., Evans, A. A., Liu, B., Hull, T. C., Santangelo, C. D., & Cohen, I. (2015). Origami structures with a critical transition to bistability arising from hidden degrees of freedom. Nature Materials, 14(4), 389.
Lattice mechanics of origami tessellations
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Evans, A. A.Silverberg, J. L., & Santangelo, C. D. (2015). Lattice mechanics of origami tessellations. Physical Review E, 92(1), 013205.
Decoupling local mechanics from large-scale structure in modular metamaterials
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Yang, N., & Silverberg, J. L. (2017). Decoupling local mechanics from large-scale structure in modular metamaterials. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(14), 3590-3595.
Topological kinematics of origami metamaterials
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Liu, B., Silverberg, J. L.Evans, A. A., Santangelo, C. D., Lang, R. J., Hull, T. C., & Cohen, I. (2018). Topological kinematics of origami metamaterials. Nature Physics, 14(8), 811.
Topological mechanics of origami and kirigami
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Chen, B. G. G., Liu, B., Evans, A. A., Paulose, J., Cohen, I., Vitelli, V., & Santangelo, C. D. (2016). Topological mechanics of origami and kirigami. Physical Review Letters, 116(13), 135501.
Reflection and refraction of flexural waves at geometric boundaries
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Evans, A. A., & Levine, A. J. (2013). Reflection and refraction of flexural waves at geometric boundaries. Physical Review Letters, 111(3), 038101.
Emergence and design of extrinsic properties in mechanical metamaterials
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Yang, N., Chen, C.-W., Yang, J. K., & Silverberg, J. L. (2020). Emergence and design of extrinsic properties in mechanical metamaterials. Materials & Design, 109143.
Geometrically controlled snapping transitions in shells with curved creases
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Bende, N. P., Evans, A. A., Innes-Gold, S., Marin, L. A., Cohen, I., Hayward, R. C., & Santangelo, C. D. (2015). Geometrically controlled snapping transitions in shells with curved creases. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(36), 11175-11180.