Publications


2020

G.J. Chaplain and R. V. Craster. Ultrathin entirely flat Umklapp lenses. Physical Review B (2020) 101, 155430.

G.J. Chaplain, J.M. De Ponti, G. Aguzzi, A. Colombi and R.V. Craster. Topological Rainbow Trapping for Elastic Energy Harvesting in Graded Su-Schrieffer-Heeger Systems. Physical Review Applied (2020) 14, 054035.

R. Zaccherini, A. Palermo, A. Marzani, A. Colombi, V. Dertimanis, and E. Chatzi. Mitigation of Rayleigh-like waves in granular media via multi-layer resonant metabarriersApplied Physics Letters (2020) 117, 254103.

L. D’Alessandro, A. O. Krushynska, R. Ardito, N. Pugno, A. Corigliano. A design strategy to match the band gap of periodic and aperiodic metamaterials. Scientific Reports (2020), 10, 16403.

G. Greco, N. Pugno. Mechanical Properties and Weibull Scaling Laws of Unknown Spider Silks. Molecules (2020), 25, 12, 2938.

L. Kundanati, R. Guarino, M. Menegon, N. Pugno. Mechanics of snake biting: Experiments and modelling. Journal of the Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials (2020), 112, 104020.

A. Berardo, N. Pugno. A model for hierarchical anisotropic friction, adhesion and wear. Tribology International (2020), 152, 106549

L. Kundanati, N. R. Chahare, S. Jaddivada, A. G. Karkisaval, R. Sridhar, N. Pugno, N. Gundiah. Cutting mechanics of wood by beetle larval mandibles. Journal of the Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials (2020), 112, 104027

E. Isotta, B. Mukherjee, C. Fanciulli, N. Ataollahi, I. Sergueev, S. Stankov, R. Edla, N. Pugno, P. Scardi. Origin of a Simultaneous Suppression of Thermal Conductivity and Increase of Electrical Conductivity and Seebeck Coefficient in Disordered Cubic Cu2ZnSnS4. Physical Review Applied (2020), 14, 064073.

S.K. Jalali, M.J. Beigrezaee, N. Pugno. Is it always worthwhile to resolve the governing equations of plate theories for graded porosity along the thickness? Composite Structures (2021), 256, 112960

M. Fraldi, S. Palumbo, A.R. Carotenuto, A. Cutolo, N. Pugno.  Generalized multiple peeling theory uploading hyperelasticity and pre-stress.  Extreme Mechanics Letters (2021) 42, 101085.

A. Cutolo, A. R. Carotenuto, S. Palumbo, F. Bosia, N. Pugno, M. Fraldi. Unveiling a new shear stress transfer mechanism in composites with helically wound hierarchical fibresInternational Journal of Mechanical Sciences (2020), 192, 106135.

J. M. De Ponti, A. Colombi, E. Riva, R. Ardito, F. Braghin, A. Corigliano and R. V. Craster. Experimental investigation of amplification, via a mechanical delay-line, in a rainbow-based metamaterial for energy harvesting,  Applied Physics Letters (2020) 117, 143902

Chaplain, G.J., De Ponti, J.M., Colombi, A., Fuentes-Dominguez, R., Dryburg, P., Pieris, D., Smith, R.J., Clare, A., Clark, M., Craster, R.V. Tailored elastic surface to body wave Umklapp conversion, Nature Communications (2020) 11, 3267

A. Colombi, R. Zaccherini, G. Aguzzi, A. Palermo, E. Chatzi Mitigation of seismic waves: Metabarriers and metafoundations bench tested, Journal of Sound and Vibration (2020) 485, 115537

A. S. Gliozzi, M. Miniaci, A. Chiappone, A. Bergamini, B. Morin & E. Descrovi Tunable photo-responsive elastic metamaterials. Nature Communications (2020), 11, 2576.

G. Costagliola, R. Guarino, F. Bosia, K. Gkagkas, N. Pugno. Evolutionary Algorithm Optimization of Staggered Biological or Biomimetic Composites Using the Random Fuse Model. Physical Review Applied (2020), 13, 034049.

G. Costagliola, F. Bosia, N. Pugno. Random Fuse Model in the presence of self-healing. New Journal of Physics (2020), 22, 033005.

G. Greco, F. Bosia, F. Tramacere, B. Mazzolai, N. Pugno. The role of hairs in the adhesion of octopus suckers: a hierarchical peeling approach. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics (2020), 15, 035006.