The field of composite materials is a rapidly developing and expanding area, with new innovations and discoveries occurring almost daily, producing new available materials, processing techniques, fabrication methods, and applications. This article reviews recent innovations and developments in this field with a specific focus on syntactic and metal foams. Recent work is identified and placed in context with regard to other work in the area. A summary discussion of the implications of this work and potential applications is also provided.

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