## Department of Physics Papers

#### Papers from 2011

Structure of 2^{+}, *T* = 2 States in *A* = 12 Nuclei, H. Terry Fortune and Rubby Sherr

Stability and Superluminality of Spherical DBI Galileon Solutions, Garrett L. Goon, Kurt Hinterbichler, and Mark Trodden

Measuring Oscillatory Velocity Fields Due to Swimming Algae, Jeffrey S. Guasto, Karl A. Johnson, and Jerry P. Gollub

Phonons and Their Coupling to Magnons in *n*=2 Ruddlesden-Popper Compounds, A. Brooks Harris

Symmetry Analysis for the Ruddlesden-Popper Systems Ca_{3}Mn_{2}O_{7} and Ca_{3}Ti_{2}O_{7}, A. Brooks Harris

Symmetry analysis for the Ruddlesden-Popper systems Ca_{3}Mn_{2}O_{7} and Ca_{3}Ti_{2}O_{7}, A. Brooks Harris

Universal Jamming Phase Diagram in the Hard-Sphere Limit, Thomas K. Haxton, Michael Schmiedeberg, and Andrea J. Liu

Internal Stresses, Normal Modes, and Nonaffinity in Three-Dimensional Biopolymer Networks, E. M. Huisman and Thomas C. Lubensky

Collapse Transition of Randomly Branched Polymers: Renormalized Field Theory, Hans-Karl Janssen and Olaf Stenull

Interface Between Topological and Superconducting Qubits, Liang Jiang, Charles L. Kane, and John Preskill

Scale Invariance via a Phase of Slow Expansion, Austin Joyce and Justin Khoury

Optimized Photolithographic Fabrication Process for Carbon Nanotube Devices, Samuel M. Khamis, R. A. Jones, and A. T. Charlie Johnson

Supersymmetric Galileons, Justin Khoury, Jean-Luc Lehners, and Burt A. Ovrut

Toward a Cosmological Dual to Inflation, Justin Khoury and Godfrey E.J. Miller

Generating Scale-Invariant Perturbations from Rapidly-Evolving Equation of State, Justin Khoury and Paul J. Steinhardt

Low-Energy Coherent Transport in Metallic Carbon Nanotube Junctions, Ahmed A. Maarouf and Eugene J. Mele

Vibrational Modes Identify Soft Spots in a Sheared Disordered Packing, M. Lisa Manning and Andrea J. Liu

Band Symmetries and Singularities in Twisted Multilayer Graphene, Eugene J. Mele

Dynamical Heterogeneity in Soft-Particle Suspensions Under Shear, Kerstin N. Nordstrom, Jerry P. Gollub, and Douglas J. Durian

Melting of Multilayer Colloidal Crystals Confined Between Two Walls, Yi Peng, Ziren Wang, Ahmed M. Alsayed, Arjun G. Yodh, and Yilong Han

Two Features at the Two-Dimensional Freezing Transitions, Ziren Wang, Weikai Qi, Yi Peng, Ahmed M. Alsayed, Yong Chen, Penger Tong, and Yiklong Han

Direct Determination of the Size of Basins of Attraction of Jammed Solids, Ning Xu, Daan Frenkel, and Andrea J. Liu

Theoretical Investigation of the Evolution of the Topological Phase of Bi_{2}Se_{3} under Mechanical Strain, Steve M. Young, Sugata Chowdhury, Eric J. Walter, Eugene J. Mele, Charles L. Kane, and Andrew M. Rappe

Phonon Spectra, Nearest Neighbors, and Mechanical Stability of Disordered Colloidal Clusters with Attractive Interactions, Peter Yunker, Ke Chen, Zexin Zhang, and Arjun G. Yodh

#### Papers from 2010

Cascading Cosmology, Nishant Agarwal, Rachel Bean, Justin Khoury, and Mark Trodden

Distinguishing *k*-defects from their Canonical Twins, Melinda Andrews, Matt Lewandowski, Mark Trodden, and Daniel Wesley

Noise and Bias in Square-Root Compression Schemes, Gary M. Bernstein, Chris Bebek, Jason Rhodes, Chris Stoughton, R. Ali Vanderveld, and Penshu Yeh

Relativistic Images in Randall-Sundrum II Braneworld Lensing, Amitai Y. Bin-Nun

NMR Measurements of Power-law Behavior in the Spin-wave and Critical Regions of Ferromagnetic EuO, N. Bykovetz, B. Birang, J. Klein, and C. L. Lin

Minimal Resonances in Annular Non-Euclidean Strips, Bryan Gin-ge Chen and Christian D. Santangelo

Low-Frequency Vibrations of Soft Colloidal Glasses, Ke Chen, Wouter G. Ellenbroek, Zexin Zhang, Daniel T.N. Chen, Peter J. Yunker, Silke Henkes, Carolina Brito, Oliver Dauchot, Wim Van Saarloos, Andrea J. Liu, and Arjun G. Yodh

Non-Abelian Black Holes in *D* = 5 maximal gauged supergravity, Mirjam Cvetič, H. Lü, and C. N. Pope

Modeling Scale-Dependent Bias on the Baryonic Acoustic Scale with the Statistics of Peaks of Gaussian Random Fields, Vincent Desjacques, Martin Crocce, Roman Scoccimarro, and Ravi K. Sheth

Magnetic Structure and Magnetoelectric Coupling in Bulk and Thin Film FeVO_{4}, Ambesh V. Dixit, Gavin J. Lawes, and A. Brooks Harris

Making a Frothy Shampoo or Beer, Douglas Durian and Srinivasa R. Raghavan

Characterization of Memory and Measurement History in Photoconductivity of Nanocyrstal Arrays, Jessamyn A. Fairfield, Tali Dadosh, and Marija Drndic

Update on alpha-particle and Nucleon Widths in ^{19}F and ^{19}Ne, H. Terry Fortune, A G. Lacaze, and Rubby Sherr

Coulomb Energies in ^{16}Ne and Low-lying levels of ^{17}Na, H Terry Fortune and Rubby Sherr

Energy and Width of the Excited 0^{+} stat in ^{12}O, H Terry Fortune and Rubby Sherr

Oscillatory Flows Induced by Microoganisms Swimming in Two Dimensions, Jeffrey S. Guasto, Karl A. Johnson, and Jerry P. Gollub

Hydrodynamic Irreversibility in Particle Suspensions with Nonuniform Strain, Jeffrey S. Guasto, Andrew S. Ross, and Jerry P. Gollub

Tests of Gravity from Imaging and Spectroscopic Surveys, Jacek Guzik, Bhuvnesh Jain, and Masahiro Takada

A System Exhibiting Toroidal Order, A. Brooks Harris

A System Exhibiting Toroidal Order, A. Brooks Harris

Charge and Spin Ordering in the Mixed-Valence Compound LuFe_{2}O_{4}, A. Brooks Harris and Taner Yildirim

Charge and Spin Ordering in the Mixed-Valence Compound LuFe_{2}O_{4}, A Brooks Harris and Tanner Yildirim

*Colloquium*: Topological Insulators, M. Zahid Hasan and Charles L. Kane

Multifield Galileons and Higher Codimension Branes, Kurt Hinterbichler, Mark Trodden, and Daniel Wesley

Vortex Scattering and Intercommuting Cosmic Strings on a Noncommutative Spacetime, Anosh Joseph and Mark Trodden

Helical Packings and Phase Transformations of Soft Spheres in Cylinders, Matthew A. Lohr, A. M. Alsayed, Zheng Zhang, Bryan G. Chen, Randall D. Kamien, and Arjun G. Yodh

Elastic Response and Ward Identities in Stressed Nematic Elastomers, Thomas C. Lubensky and Fangfu Ye

DNA-decorated Graphene Chemical Sensors, Ye Lu, Brett R. Goldsmith, Nicholas Kybert, and Charlie Johnson

Photometric Redshift Biases from Galaxy Evolution, C. Jonathan MacDonald and Gary Bernstein

Commensuration and Interlayer Coherence in Twisted Bilayer Graphene, Eugene J. Mele

Centrifugal Compression of Soft Particle Packings: Theory and Experiment, Kerstin N. Nordstrom, Emilie Verneuil, Wouter G. Ellenbroek, Tom C. Lubensky, Jerry P. Gollub, and Douglas J. Durian

Melting of Colloidal Crystal Films, Yi Peng, Ziren Wang, Ahmed M. Alsayed, Arjun G. Yodh, and Y Han

Stable Levitation and Alignment of Compact Objects by Casimir Spring Forces, Sahand Jamal Rahi and Saad Zaheer

Spherical Collapse and the Halo Model in Braneworld Gravity, Fabian Schmidt, Wayne Hu, and Marcos Lima

Nanoparticle Shape Selection by Repulsive Interactions: Metal Islands on Few-Layer Graphene, Luke A. Somers, Natalya A. Zimbovskaya, Charlie Johnson, and Eugene J. Mele

Majorana Fermoins and Non-Abelian Statistics in Three Dimensions, Jeffrey C.Y. Teo and Charles L. Kane

Topological Defects and Gapless Modes in Insulators and Superconductors, Jeffrey C.Y. Teo and Charles L. Kane

Scalar Kinks in Warped Extra Dimensions, Manuel Toharia, Mark Trodden, and Eric J. West

Heat Transport in Model Jammed Solids, Vincenzo Vitelli, Ning Xu, Matthieu Wyart, Andrea J. Liu, and Sidney R. Nagel

Chirality Dependence of the *K*-momentum Dark Excitons in Carbon Nanotubes, Patrick M. Vora, X Tu, Eugene J. Mele, M Zheng, and James M. Kikkawa

Optimizing Information Flow in Small Genetic Networks. II. Feed-forward Interactions, Aleksandra M. Walczak, Gasper Tkačik, and William Bialek

Two-dimensional freezing criteria for crystallizing colloidal monolayers, Ziren Wang, Ahmed M. Alsayed, Arjun G. Yodh, and Yilong Han

Enhanced Peculiar Velocities in Brane-induced Gravity, Mark Wyman and Justin Khoury

Observation of the Disorder-Induced Crystal-to-Glass Transition, Peter Yunker, Zexin Zhang, and Arjun G. Yodh

Casimir interactions of an object inside a spherical metal shell, Saad Zaheer, Sahand Jamal Rahi, Thorsten Emig, and Robert L. Jaffe

Casimir potential of a compact object enclosed by a spherical cavity, Saad Zaheer, Sahand Jamal Rahi, Thorsten Emig, and Robert L. Jaffe

#### Papers from 2009

Are Black Holes Really Two Dimensional?, Vijay Balasubramanian

Three-point Correlations in ƒ(*R*) Models of Gravity, Alexander Borisov and Bhuvnesh Jain

^{33}S NMR Measurements in ^{33}S-enriched Ferromagnetic EuS and the Question of Power-law Behaviors, N. Bykovetz, J. Klein, and C. L. Lin

Extremal Black Hole/CFT Correspondence in (Guaged) Supergravities, David D.K. Chow, Mirjam Cvetič, H. Lü, and C. N. Pope

Galileon Cosmology, Nathan Chow and Justin Khoury

Dynamics of Gas-Fluidized Granular Rods, L. J. Daniels, Y. Park, Thomas C. Lubensky, and Douglas J. Durian

Gate Coupling to Nanoscale Electronics, Sujit S. Datta, Douglas R. Strachan, and A.T. Charlie Johnson Jr.

One- and Two-Photon Absorption of Highly Conjugated Multiporphyrin Systems in the Two-Photon Soret Transition Region, Jonathan A.N. Fisher, Kimihiro Susumu, Michael J. Therien, and Arjun G. Yodh

Can Cosmic Parallax Distinguish Between Anisotrophic Cosmologies?, Michele Fontanini, Eric J. West, and Mark Trodden

Josephson Current and Noise at a Superconductor/Quantum-Spin-Hall-Insulator/Superconductor Junction, Liang Fu and Charles L. Kane

Probing Neutral Majorana Fermion Edge Modes with Charge Transport, Liang Fu and Charles L. Kane

Concentration and Length Dependence of DNA Looping in Transcriptional Regulation, Lin Han, Hernan G. Garcia, Seth Blumberg, Kevin B. Towles, John Beausang, Philip C. Nelson, and Rob Phillips

Calibration of Tethered Particle Motion Experiments, Lin Han, Bertrand H. Lui, Seth Blumberg, John F. Beausang, Philip C. Nelson, and Rob Phillips

Quasi-Two-Dimensional Diffusion of Single Ellipsoids: Aspect Ratio and Confinement Effects, Yilong Han, Ahmed Alsayed, Maurizio Nobili, and Arjun G. Yodh

Possible Orientationally Ordered States of Bucky-Cubane, A. Brooks Harris

Distribution Functions in Percolation Problems, Hans-Karl Janssen and Olaf Stenull

Renormalized Field Theory of Collapsing Directed Randomly Branched Polymers, Hans-Karl Janssen, Frank Wevelsiep, and Olaf Stenull

Galaxy-CMB and Galaxy-Galaxy Lensing on Large Scales: Sensitivity to Primordial Non-Gaussianity, Donghui Jeong, Eiichiro Komatsu, and Bhuvnesh Jain

Extrinsic Curvature, Geometric Optics, and Lamellar Order on Curved Substrates, Randall D. Kamien, David R. Nelson, Christian D. Santangelo, and Vincenzo Vitelli

Electric-Field Control of a Magnetic Phase Transition in Ni_{3}V_{2}O_{8}, Parashu R. Kharel, Chandran Sudakar, Ambesh V. Dixit, A. Brooks Harris, Ratna Naik, and Gavin J. Lawes

Mach's Holographic Principle, Justin Khoury and Maulik Parikh

*N*-body simulations of DGP and degravitation theories, Justin Khoury and Mark Wyman

Fluctuating Hydrodynamics and Microrheology of a Dilute Suspension of Swimming Bacteria, A W.C. Lau and Thomas C. Lubensky

Comparison of Low-Amplitude Oscillatory Shear in Experimental and Computational Studies of Model Foams, Micah Lundberg, Kapilanjan Krishan, Ning Xu, Corey S. O'Hern, and Michael Dennin

Photoluminescence and Band Gap Modulation in Graphene Oxide, Zhengtang Luo, Patrick Vora, Eugene J. Mele, A.T. Charlie Johnson Jr., and James M. Kikkawa

Soft Random Solids and Their Heterogeneous Elasticity, Xiaoming Mao, Paul M. Goldbart, Xiangjun Xing, and Annette Zippelius

Spherical Collapse and Cluster Counts in Modified Gravity Models, Matthew C. Martino, Hans F. Stabenau, and Ravi K. Sheth

Helical Nanofilaments and the High Chiralty Limit of Smectics A, Elisabetta A. Matsumoto, Gareth P. Alexander, and Randal D. Kamien

Elastic-Instability Triggered Pattern Formation, Elisabetta A. Matsumoto and Randall D. Kamien

Evidence for Large Electric Polarization From Collinear Magnetism in TmMnO_{3}, Vladimir Y. Pomjakushin, Michel Kenzelmann, Andreas Dönni, A. Brooks Harris, Taro Nakajima, Setsuo Mitsuda, Makoto Tachibana, Lukas Keller, Joël Mesot, Hideaki Kitazawa, and Eiji Takayama-Muromachi