Departmental Papers (MEAM)

 

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Papers from 2014

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The Penn Haptic Texture Toolkit for Modeling, Rendering, and Evaluating Haptic Virtual Textures, Heather Culbertson, Juan Jose Lopez Delgado, and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker

Papers from 2012

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Refined Methods for Creating Realistic Haptic Virtual Textures from Tool-Mediated Contact Acceleration Data, Heather Culbertson, Joseph M. Romano, Pablo Castillo, Max Mintz, and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker

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Shape Dynamics and Rheology of Soft Elastic Particles in a Shear Flow, Tong Gao, Howard H. Hu, and Pedro Ponte Castañeda

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Regular and Irregular Splashing of Drops on Geometric Targets, Gabriel Juarez, Thomai Gastopoulos, Yibin Zhang, Michael L. Siegel, and Paulo E. Arratia

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Fluid Elasticity Can Enable Propulsion at Low Reynolds Number, Nathan C. Keim, Mike Garcia, and Paulo E. Arratia

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Influence of Surface Passivation on the Friction and Wear Behavior of Ultrananocrystalline Diamond and Tetrahedral Amorphous Carbon Thin Films, Andrew Konicek, D. S. Grierson, A. V. Sumant, T. A. Friedmann, J. P. Sullivan, P. U. P. A. Gilbert, W. G. Sawyer, and Robert W. Carpick

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Spectral Subtraction of Robot Motion Noise for Improved Event Detection in Tactile Acceleration Signals, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker and William McMahan

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Recreating the Feel of the Human Chest in a CPR Manikin via Programmable Pneumatic Damping, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, Andrew A. Stanley, Simon K. Healey, and Matthew R. Maltese

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HALO: Haptic Alerts for Low-hanging Obstacles in White Cane Navigation, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker and Yunqing Wang

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Smart-Cut Layer Transfer of Single-Crystal SiC Using Spin-on-Glass, Jae-Hyung Lee, Igor Bargatin, Joonsuk Park, Kaveh M. Milaninia, Luke S. Theogarajan, Robert Sinclair, and Roger T. Howe

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Angle-Resolved Environmental X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy: A New Laboratory Setup for Photoemission Studies at Pressures up to 0.4 Torr, F. Mangolini, J. Åhlund, G. E. Wabiszewski, Vivek P. Adiga, P. Egberts, F. Streller, K. Backlund, P. G. Karlsson, B. Wannberg, and Robert W. Carpick

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Magnetohydrodynamic Flow of a Binary Electrolyte in a Concentric Annulus, M. Qin and Haim H. Bau

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A Model for Emission Yield from Planar Photocathodes Based on Photon-Enhanced Thermionic Emission or Negative-Electron-Affinity Photoemission, Kunal Sahasrabuddhe, Jared W. Schwede, Igor Bargatin, Joel Jean, Roger T. Howe, Zhi-Xun Shen, and Nicholas A. Melosh

Papers from 2011

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Electro-worming: The behaviors of Caenorhabditis (C.) elegans in DC and AC electric fields, Han-Sheng Chuang, David M. Raizen, Nooreen Dabbish, and Haim H. Bau

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Rheology of a Suspension of Elastic Particles in a Viscous Shear Flow, Tong Gao, Howard H. Hu, and Pedro Ponte-Castañeda

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In Situ Liquid-Cell Electron Microscopy of Colloid Aggregation and Growth Dynamics, Joseph M. Grogan, Lolita Rotkina, and Haim Bau

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Lessons in Using Vibrotactile Feedback to Guide Fast Arm Motions, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, Karlin Bark, Preeya Khanna, Rikki Irwin, Pulkit Kapur, Steven A. Jax, and Laurel J. Buxbaum

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Haptically Assisted Golf Putting Through a Planar Four-Cable System, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, Peter Y. Huang, Jacquelyn A. Kunkel, and Jordan Brindza

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Haptography: Capturing and Recreating the Rich Feel of Real Surfaces, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, Joseph Romano, and William McMahan

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Design of Body-Grounded Tactile Actuators for Playback of Human Physical Contact, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker and Andrew A. Stanley

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Speed Dependence of Atomic Stick-Slip Friction in Optimally Matched Experiments and Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Qunyang Li, Yalin Dong, Danny Perez, Ashlie Martini, and Robert W. Carpick

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Undulatory Swimming in Viscoelastic Fluids, Xiaoning Shen and Paulo E. Arratia

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Entropically Driven Motion of Polymers in Nonuniform Nanochannels, Tianxiang Su and Prashant K. Purohit

Papers from 2010

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Velocity and Stress Autocorrelation Decay in Isothermal Dissipative Particle Dynamics, Anuj Chaudhri and Jennifer R. Lukes

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An integrated, self-contained microfluidic cassette for isolation, amplification, and detection of nucleic acids, Dafeng Chen, Michale Mauk, Xianbo Qiu, Changchun Liu, Jitae Kim, Sudhir Ramprasad, Serge Ongagna, William Abrams, Daniel Malamud, Paul Corstjens, and Haim H. Bau

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Thermal Stability and Rehybridization of Carbon Bonding in Tetrahedral Amorphous Carbon, David S. Grierson, A V. Sumant, Andrew Konicek, T A. Friedmann, J P. Sullivan, and Robert W. Carpick

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Spatially Distributed Tactile Feedback for Kinesthetic Motion Guidance, Pulkit Kapur, Mallory Jensen, Laurel J. Buxbaum, Steven A. Jax, and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker

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VerroTouch: High-Frequency Acceleration Feedback for Telerobotic Surgery, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, Jamie Gewirtz, William McMahan, Dorsey Standish, Pierre J. Mendoza, and David I. Lee

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Dimensional Reduction of High-Frequencey Accelerations for Haptic Rendering, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, William McMahan, Nils Landin, and Joseph M. Romano

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Automatic Filter Design for Synthesis of Haptic Textures from Recorded Acceleration Data, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, Takashi Yoshioka, and Joseph M. Romano

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Computational Model or Nanocarrier Binding to Endothelium Validated Using in Vivo, in Vitro and Atomic Force Microscopy Experiments, Jin Liu, Gregory E.R. Weller, Blaine Zern, Portonovo S. Ayyaswamy, David M. Eckmann, Vladimir R. Muzykantov, and Ravi Radhakrishnan

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High Frequency Acceleration Feedback Significantly Increases the Realism of Haptically Rendered Textured Surfaces, William McMahan, Joseph M. Romano, Amal M. Abdul Rahuman, and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker

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Microfluidic Rheology of Soft Colloids above and below Jamming, Kerstin N. Nordstrom, Paulo E. Arratia, E. Verneuil, Anindita Basu, Zheng Zhang, Arjun G. Yodh, Jerry P. Gollub, and Douglas J. Durian

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100 NM Thick Aluminum Nitrade Based Piezoelectric Nano Switches Exhibiting 1 MV Threshold Voltage via Body-Biasing, Nipun Sinha, Zhijun Guo, Valery V. Felmetsger, and Gianluca Piazza

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Demonstration of Low Voltage and Functionally Complete Logic Operations Using Body-Biased Complementary and Ultra-Thin ALN Piezoelectric Mechanical Switches, Nipun Sinha, Timothy Jones, Zhijun Guo, and Gianluca Piazza

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Effect of a Soluble Surfactant on a Finite-Sized Bubble Motion in a Blood Vessel, Tirumani N. Swaminathan, Karthik Mukundakrishnan, Portonovo S. Ayyaswamy, and David M. Eckmann

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Material Properties of Caenorhabditis Elegans Swimming at Low Reynolds Number, Josué Sznitman, Prashant Kishore Purohit, Predrag Krajacic, Samuel Todd Lamitina, and Paulo E. Arratia

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Propulsive Force Measurements and Flow Behavior of Undulatory Swimmers at Low Reynolds Number, Josué Sznitman, Xiaoning Shen, Raphael Sznitman, and Paulo E. Arratia

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Multi-Environment Model Estimation for Motility Analysis of Caenorhabditis elegans, Raphael Sznitman, Manaswi Gupta, Gregory D. Hager, Paulo E. Arratia, and Josué Sznitman

Papers from 2009

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Free Vibration of Microscaled Timoshenko Beams, Saeed Abbasion, Ahmad Rafsanjani, Reza Avazmohammadi, and Anoushiravan Farshidianfar

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The effects of polymer molecular weight on filament thinning and drop breakup in microchannels, Paulo E. Arratia, L-A Cramer, Jerry P. Gollub, and Douglas J. Durian

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Using electrical and optical tweezers to facilitate studies of molecular motors, Mark E. Arsenault, Yujie Sun, Haim H. Bau, and Yale E. Goldman

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A Timer-Actuated Immunoassay Cassette for Detecting Molecular Markers in Oral Fluids, Liu Changchun, Xianbo Qiu, Serge Ongagna, Dafeng Chen, Zongyuan Chen, Williams R. Abrams, Daniel Malamud, Paul L.A.M. Corstjens, and Haim H. Bau

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Stiffness Discrimination with Visual and Proprioceptive Cues, Netta Gurari, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, and Allison M. Okamura

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Stochastic Modeling and Control of Biological Systems: The Lactose Regulation System of Escherichia Coli, Agung Julius, Ádám Halász, M Selman Sakar, Harvey Rubin, Vijay Kumar, and George J. Pappas

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An Automated, Pre-Programmed, Multiplexed, Hydraulic Microvalve, Jitae Kim, Dafeng Chen, and Haim H. Bau

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Haptic Displayof Realistic Tool Contact via Dynamically Compensated Control of a Dedicated Actuator, William McMahan and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker

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Octopus-Inspired Grasp-Synergies for Continuum Manipulators, William McMahan and Ian D. Walker

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Advantages of Using a Block Unstructured Grid in a Casting Scenario, Eliseu Monteiro, Regina De Almeida, Lio Gonsalves, and Abel Rouboa

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The AirWand: Design and Characterization of a Large-Workspace Haptic Device, Joseph M. Romano and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker

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Flagellar dynamics in viscous fluids, Mahmut-Selman Sakar, C. Lee, and Paulo E. Arratia

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Body-Biased Complementary Logic Implemented Using AIN Piezoelectric MEMS Switches, Nipun Sinha, Timothy S. Jones, Zhijun Guo, and Gianluca Piazza

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Piezoelectric aluminum nitride nanoelectromechanical actuators, Nipun Sinha, Graham E. Wabiszewski, Rashed Mahameed, Valery V. Felmetsger, Shawn M. Tanner, Robert W. Carpick, and Gianluca piazza

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GPU Methods for Real-Time Haptic Interaction with 3D Fluids, Meng Yang, Jingwan Lu, Alla Safonova, and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker

Papers from 2008

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Multigrid Algorithms for Inverse Problems with Linear Parabolic PDE Constraints, Santi S. Adavani and George Biros

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Polymeric filament thinning and breakup in microchannels, Paulo E. Arratia, Jerry P. Gollub, and Douglas J. Durian

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Guided Assembly of Nanostructures via Elastic Interactions, John L. Bassani and Youcun Lou

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Effects of Proprioceptive Motion Feedback on Sighted and Non-Sighted Control of a Virtual Hand Prosthesis, Amy Blank, Allison M. Okamura, and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker

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Electrospray on superhydrophobic nozzles treated with argon and oxygen plasma, Doyoung Byun, Youngjong Lee, Si Bui Quang Tran, Vu Dat Nugyen, Sanghoon Kim, Baehoo Park, Sukhan Lee, Niraj Inamdar, and Haim H. Bau

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Synthesis and characterization of smooth ultrananocrystalline diamond films via low pressure bias-enhanced nucleation and growth, Y. C. Chen, X. Y. Zhong, A. R. Konicek, D. S. Grierson, N. H. Tai, I. N. Lin, Bernd Kabius, Jon M. Hiller, A. V. Sumant, Robert W. Carpick, and Orlando Auciello

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A Variational Shape Optimization Approach for Image Segmentation with a Mumford-Shah Functional, Günay Doğam, Pedro Morin, and Ricardo H. Nochetto

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Brain-Tumor Interaction Biophysical Models for Medical Image Registration, Cosmina Hogea, Christos Davatzikos, and George Biros

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Maintaining network connectivity and performance in robot teams, M. Ani Hsieh, Anthony Cowley, R. Vijay Kumar, and Camillo J. Taylor

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Decentralized Controllers for Shape Generation with Robotic Swarms, Mong-Ying Ani Hsieh, Vijay Kumar, and Luiz Chaimowicz

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A Coupled Electrochemical and Hydrodynamical Two-Phase Model for the Electrolytic Pickling of Steel, Nulifer Ipek, Michael Vynnycky, and A. Cornell

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Origin of Ultralow Friction and Wear in Ultrananocrystalline Diamond, Andrew R. Konicek, D. S. Grierson, P.U.P.A. Gilbert, W. G. Sawyer, A. V. Sumant, and Robert W. Carpick

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Origin of Ultralow Friction andWear in Ultrananocrystalline Diamond, A. R. Konicek, D. S. Grierson, P. U. P. A. Gilbert, W. G. Sawyer, A. V. Sumant, and Robert W. Carpick

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The Exergy Fields in Processes, Noam Lior

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Experimental Testbed for Large Multirobot Teams, Nathan Michael, Jonathan Fick, and Vijay Kumar

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Experimental Testbed for Large Multirobot Teams, Nathan Michael, Jonathan Fink, and R. Vijay Kumar

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Finite-sized gas bubble motion in a blood vessel: Non-Newtonian effects, Karthik Mukundakrishnan, Portonovo S. Ayyaswamy, and David M. Eckmann

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The Dynamics of Two Spherical Particles in a Confined Rotating Flow: Pedalling Motion, Karthik Mukundakrishnan, Howard H. Hu, and Portonovo S. Ayyaswamy

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Automatic Configuration Recognition Methods in Modular Robots, Michael Park, Sachin Chitta, Alex Teichman, and Mark Yim

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Plectoneme formation in twisted fluctuating rods, Prashant K. Purohit

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The mechanics of short rod-like molecules in tension, Prashant K. Purohit, Mark E. Arsenault, Yale Goldman, and Haim H. Bau

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Carbon Nanopipettes Characterize Calcium Release Pathways in Breast Cancer Cells, Michael G. Schrlau, Eugen Brailiou, Sandip Patel, Yury Gogotsi, Nae J. Dun, and Haim H. Bau

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Carbon nanopipettes for cell probes and intracellular injection, Michael G. Schrlau, Erica M. Falls, Barry L. Ziober, and Haim H. Bau

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Snap Transitions in Adhesion, Richard M. Springman and John L. Bassani

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Bottom Up Construction and 2:1 Balance Refinement of Linear Octrees in Parallel, Hari Sundar, Rahul S. Sampath, and George Biros

Stretching fields and mixing near the transition to nonperiodic two-dimensional flow, M. J. Twardos, Paulo E. Arratia, M. K. Rivera, G. A. Voth, Jerry P. Gollub, and R. E. Ecke

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Stretching fields and mixing near the transition to nonperiodic two-dimensional flow, M. J. Twardos, Paulo E. Arratia, M. K. Rivera, G. A. Voth, J. P. Gollub, and R. E. Ecke

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Effective-medium theory for infinite-contrast two-dimensionally periodic linear composites with strongly anisotropic matrix behavior: Dilute limit and crossover behavior, François Willot, Yves-Patrick Pellegrini, Martín I. Idiart, and Pedro Ponte Castañeda

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Negative stiffness and enhanced damping of individual multiwalled carbon nanotubes, H W. Yap, R S. Lakes, and Robert W. Carpick

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A Comparative Study of Biomechanical Simulators in Deformable Registration of Brain Tumor Images, Evangelia Zacharaki, Cosmina S. Hogea, George Biros, and Christos Davatzikos

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Lab-On-A-Chip for Oral Cancer Screening and Diagnosis, Barry L. Ziober, Michael G. Mauk, Erica M. Falls, Zongyuan Chen, Amy F. Ziober, and Haim H. Bau

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Acoustic phonon scattering from particles embedded in an anisotropic medium: A molecular dynamics study, Neil Zuckerman and Jennifer R. Lukes

Papers from 2007

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Polymer drop breakup in microchannels, Paulo E. Arratia, Jerry P. Gollub, and Douglas J. Durian

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Confinement and Manipulation of Actin Filaments by Electric Fields, Mark E. Arsenault, Hui Zhao, Prashant Purohit, Yale E. Goldman, and Haim H. Bau

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Confinement and Manipulation of Actin Filaments by Electric Fields, Mark E. Arsenault, Hui Zhao, Prashant K. Purohit, Yale E. Goodman, and Haim H. Bau

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Are diamonds a MEMS' best friend?, Orlando Auciello, Sergio Pacheco, Anirudha V. Sumant, Chris Gudeman, Suresh Sampath, Arindom Datta, Robert W. Carpick, Vivekananda P. Adiga, Peter Zurcher, Zhenqiang Ma, Hao-Chih Yuan, John A. Carlisle, Bernd Kabius, Jon Hiller, and Sudarsan Srinivasan

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Small Amplitude Reciprocating Wear Performance of Diamond-like Carbon Films: Dependence of Film Composition and Counterface Material, Jason A. Bares, Anirudha V. Sumant, David S. Grierson, Robert W. Carpick, and Kumar Sridharan

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Bio-Inspired Group Behaviors for the Deployment of a Swarm of Robots to Multiple Destinations, Spring Berman, Ádám Halász, R. Vijay Kumar, and Stephen Pratt

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Shaping Event-Based Haptic Transients Via an Improved Understanding of Real Contact Dynamics, Jonathan P. Fiene and Katherine J. Kuchenbecker

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Stabilization of Multiple Robots on Stable Orbits via Local Sensing, Mong-Ying A. Hsieh, Savvas Loizou, and R. Vijay Kumar

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Controlling Biological Systems: The Lactose Regulation System of Escherichia Coli, Anak Agung Julius, Ádam Halasz, Vijay Kumar, and George Pappas

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Effects of Visual and Proprioceptive Motion Feedback on Human Control of Targeted Movement, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, Netta Gurari, and Allison M. Okamura

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Quantifying the Value of Visual and Haptic Position Feedback During Force-Based Motion Control, Katherine J. Kuchenbecker, Netta Gurari, and Allison M. Okamura

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Dielectric properties of hydrogen-incorporated chemical vapor deposited diamond thin films, Chao Liu, Xingcheng Xiao, Jian Wang, Bing Shi, Vivekananda P. Adiga, and Robert W. Carpick

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The Effect of Translocating Cylindrical Particles on the Ionic Current through a Nano-Pore, Hui Liu, Shizhi Qian, and Haim H. Bau

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Numerical study of wall effects on buoyant gas-bubble rise in a liquid-filled finite cylinder, Karthik Mukundakrishnan, Portonovo S. Ayyaswamy, Shaoping Quan, and David M. Eckmann