About Art Noxon

Art Noxon is a fully accredited Acoustical Engineer with Master of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering/Acoustics and Physics. A Professional Engineer since 1982, he is licensed in Oregon to practice engineering in the public domain with the specialty area of acoustics. A prolific inventor, he developed and patented the iconic TubeTrap, the original corner-loaded bass trap/treble diffuser, 150 other acoustic devices, and counting. Lecturer, writer, and teacher of acoustics, he has presented 7 AES papers, numerous magazine articles, white papers and blogs. He is president of Acoustic Sciences Corporation, the company he founded in 1984.
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Art Noxon Speaks at PAF 2022 Pt. 1

ASC Founder & Inventor to the TubeTrap Art Noxon, PE Acoustical had an opportunity to address PAF Hifi enthusiasts regarding Hifi room acoustics. We [...]

Art Noxon Speaks at PAF 2022 Pt. 12022-08-26T10:19:59-07:00

Secrets of Setting Up Rooms

Check out Art Noxon's talk at the California Audio Show from 2019 regarding the secrets of setting up rooms for [...]

Secrets of Setting Up Rooms2022-07-22T09:07:30-07:00

A Sonic Tsunami

A Sonic Tsunami: Born in the front end of your listening room. December 9, 2016 Comment recently added to Sunday Morning HiFi #4 blog [...]

A Sonic Tsunami2022-05-24T08:48:33-07:00

ASC’s 5.1 Surround AttackWall

ASC’s 5.1 Surround AttackWall Transcript of a seminar presented by Arthur Noxon P.E., President of Acoustic Sciences Corporation, at the Surround 2001 International Conference [...]

ASC’s 5.1 Surround AttackWall2022-04-22T09:33:52-07:00

The Sound of Space Design

An invited lecture to Interior Design class at Oregon State College in 2012 The goal of this paper is to help interior designers open their [...]

The Sound of Space Design2022-04-01T10:51:07-07:00

Stonehenge Acoustics and ASC’s QuickSoundField

Let's talk about Stonehenge Acoustics and ASC's QuickSoundField. The Neolithic monument in southern England known as Stonehenge has a 4500 year history that is [...]

Stonehenge Acoustics and ASC’s QuickSoundField2022-02-08T11:28:21-08:00

Playing a Long and Narrow Room Properly

If your audio room is quite long and fairly narrow, this tip applies to you.  If your audio room also has a peaked ceiling that [...]

Playing a Long and Narrow Room Properly2022-02-08T10:24:16-08:00

AttackWall Acoustic Treatment

AttackWall Acoustic Treatment: Michael Cooper tests the application, and evaluates the cost-effectiveness, of the AttackWall from Acoustic Sciences Corporation. View as PDF It could be [...]

AttackWall Acoustic Treatment2022-03-14T11:58:02-07:00


For the audiophile, "ambience" is a highly desirable acoustic quality of the listening room where sound seems to hang in the air, to have a low level [...]



Diffusion is the scattering and weakening of reflected sound. A properly diffused reflection produces a more natural sound, contributing to enhanced Ambience in a room. The concept [...]



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