Waveguides and Structured Media group

Sound Flow interactions

Urban Acoustics

Non-Hermitian Acoustics

Acoustic solitons and nonlinear metamaterials

Water Waves

Heterogeneous media, Homogenization

Acoustics Metasurface

Local Symmetries




  • Yves Aurégan
  • Wenping Bi
  • Vincent Pagneux
  • Simon Félix
  • Bertrand Lihoreau
  • Olivier Richoux
  • Vincent Tournat
  • Georgios Theocharis
  • Jean-Philippe Groby
  • Vicent Romero-Garcia
  • Vassos Achileos (post doc)
  • Xiwen Dai (post doc)
  • Lei Xong (PhD student)
  • Cédric Faure (PhD student)
  • Elie Chéron (PhD student)
  • Jiangxi Zhang (PhD student)



  • Laboratoire de Mécanique et d'Acoustique - Marseilles (B. Lombard). 
  • Laboratoire PMMH - ESPCI Paris (P. Petitjean)
  • R.Parentani (Univ. Orsay).
  • ENSTA Paris - Lab. POEMS (J-F. Mercier).
  • Université Technique d’Eindhoven - Dpt of Applied Physics.
  • Université du Chili à Santiago du Chili (CIMAT).
  • Athens University - Physics Department.
  • International collaborations in FlowAirS project with KTH, TNO, TU Munchen et TU Eindhoven.
  • Université de Manchester - School of Mathematics.
  • Université de Harbin - Institut d'acoustique sous-marine.
  • Collaboration interne par l’axe métamatériaux.



  • C. Faure, O. Richoux, S. Félix, V. Pagneux, "Experiments on metasurface carte cloaking for audible acoustics", Appl. Phys. Lett. 108, 064103 (2016). pdf
  • Zhang J., Romero-Garcia V., Theocharis G., Richoux O., Achille V. and Frantzeskakis D., "Second-Harmonic Generation in Membrane-Type Nonlinear Acoustic Metamaterials", Crystals, 6 (86) (2016).
  • D. Churochkin, F. Barra, F. Lund, A. Maurel, V. Pagneux, "Multiple scattering of elastic waves by pinned dislocation segments in a continuum", Wave Motion ??, 220–230 (2016).
  • V. Romero-García, G. Theocharis, O. Richoux. A. Merkel. V. Tournat, V. Pagneux, Perfect and broadband acoustic absorption by critically coupled sub-wavelength resonators. Scientific Reports 6, 19519 (2015).


  • V. Achilleos, O. Richoux, G. Theocharis, D.J. Frantzeskakis, "Acoustic solitons in waveguides with Helmholtz resonators: Transmission line approach", Physical Review E. 91,  (2015).
  • Y. Aurégan, P. Fromholtz, F. Michel, V. Pagneux, R. Parentani, "Slow sound in a duct, effective transonic flows, and analogue black homes", Phys. Rev. D. 92, 081503 (2015).
  • F. Barra, R. Espinoza-González, H. Fernández, F. Lund, A. Maurel, V. Pagneux, "The use of ultrasound to measure dislocation density", JOM 67, 1856 (2015).
  • M. L. Cordero, A. Maurel, J.-F. Mercier, S. Félix, F. Barra, "Tuning the wavelength of spoof plasmons by adjusting the impedance contrast in an array of pénétrable inclusions", Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 084104 (2015).
  • G. Lagubeau, P. Cobelli, T. Bobinski, A. Maurel, V. Pagneux, P. Petitjeans, Empirical mode decomposition profilometry : small-scale capabilities and comparison to Fourier transform profilometry, Appl. Opt. 54, 9409 (2015).
  • J.-F. Mercier, M. L. Cordero, S. Félix, A. Ourir, A. Maurel, "Classical homogenization to analyse the dispersion relations of spoof plasmons with geometrical and compositional effects", Proc. R. Soc. A 471, 20150472 (2015).
  • N. Nemati, A. Kumar, D. Lafarge, X. Fang, "Nonlocal description of sound propagation through an array of Helmholtz resonators", Comptes Rendus Mécaniques. (à paraître).
  • A. Merkel, G. Theocharis, O. Richoux, V. Romero-García, V. Pagneux, "Control of acoustic absorption in one-dimensional scattering by résonant scatterers", Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 244102 (2015).
  • P. A. Kalozoumis, O. Richoux, F. K. Diakonos, G. Theocharis, P. Schmelcher, "Invariant currents in lossy acoustic waveguides with complete local symmetry", Phys. Rev. B 92, 014303 (2015).
  • Y. Aurégan, V. Pagneux, "Slow sound in lined flow ducs", J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 138, 605 (2015).
  • J.-B. Doc, B. Lihoreau, S. Félix, C. Faure, G. Dubois, "Three-dimensional parabolic equation model for low frequency sound propagation in irregular urban canyons", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 137, 310–320 (2015).
  • G. Favraud, V. Pagneux, "Multimodal method and conformal mapping for the scattering by a rough surface", Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 471, 20140782–20140782 (2015).
  • S. Félix, A. Maurel, J.-F. Mercier, "Wave propagation in a waveguide containing restrictions with circular arc shape", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 137, 1274–1281 (2015).
  • S. Félix, A. Maurel, J.-F. Mercier, "Improved multimodal methods for the acoustic propagation in waveguides with finite wall impédance", Wave Motion. 54, 1–10 (2015).
  • A. Maurel, J.-F. Mercier, S. Félix, "Modal method for the 2D wave propagation in heterogeneous anisotropic media", Journal of the Optical Society of America A. 32, 979 (2015).
  • O. Richoux, A. Maurel, V. Pagneux, "Disorder persistent transparency within the bandgap of a periodic array of acoustic Helmholtz resonators", Journal of Applied Physics. 117, 104902 (2015).
  • O. Richoux, B. Lombard, J.-F. Mercier, "Generation of acoustic solitary waves in a lattice of Helmholtz resonators", Wave Motion 56, 85-99 (2015). 
  • B. Lombard, J.-F. Mercier, O. Richoux, "Numerical investigation of acoustic solitons", Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences 64, 304–310 (2015).
  • N. Jiménez, V. Romero-García, R. Picó, L. M. Garcia-Raffi, K. Staliunas. "Nonlinear focusing of ultrasonic waves by an axisymmetric diffraction grating embedded in water". Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 204103 (2015).






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