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Organisation

Laboratory for Soft Matter and Biophysics

Division

Lifecycle:1 Jul 1977  →  Today
Organisation profile:

Absorption characteristics of materials used in building and room acoustics. Airborne and impact sound insulation of buildings and building elements. Noise reduction in buildings and factories. Studies of sound propagation outdoors and traffic noise. Environmental noise impact assessment studies. Thermal conductivity through building and insulating materials. Thermal, thermo-elastic and acoustic properties of anisotropic liquid crystalline and polymeric materials and layered structures. Non-destructive detection of subsurface defects in materials. Laser ultrasonics.

Keywords:Molecular physics, Noise, Thermal properties, Non-destructive testing, Sound absorption, Acoustics, Laser ultrasonics, Photoacoustics, Sound isolation
Disciplines:Biophysics, Condensed matter physics and nanophysics