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Papers from 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Theoretical Investigation of the Evolution of the Topological Phase of Bi2Se3 under Mechanical Strain, Steve M. Young, Sugata Chowdhury, Eric J. Walter, Eugene J. Mele, Charles L. Kane, and Andrew M. Rappe

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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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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A System Exhibiting Toroidal Order, A. Brooks Harris

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Charge and Spin Ordering in the Mixed-Valence Compound LuFe2O4, A Brooks Harris and Tanner Yildirim

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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Are Black Holes Really Two Dimensional?, Vijay Balasubramanian

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

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

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

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Galileon Cosmology, Nathan Chow and Justin Khoury

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Mach's Holographic Principle, Justin Khoury and Maulik Parikh

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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Flat 3-brane with Tension in Cascading Gravity, Claudia de Rham, Justin Khoury, and Andrew Tolley

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Nonlinear Evolution of ƒ(R) Cosmologies. III. Halo Statistics, Fabian Schmidt, Marcos Lima, Hiroaki Oyaizu, and Wayne Hu

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Large Scale Structure and Galaxies, Ravi K. Sheth

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Stripes, Zigzags, and Slow Dynamics in Buckled Hard Spheres, Yair Shokef and Thomas C. Lubensky

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Normal modes in model jammed systems in three dimensions, Leonardo E. Silbert, Andrea J. Liu, and Sidney R. Nagel

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Non-Gaussian Signatures from the Postinflationary Early Universe, Alessandra Silvestri and Mark Trodden

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Elasticity and Response in Nearly Isostatic Periodic Lattices, Anton Souslov, Andrea J. Liu, and Tom C. Lubensky

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Equivalence of Glass Transition and Colloidal Glass Transition in the Hard-Sphere Limit, Ning Xu, Thomas K. Haxton, Andrea J. Liu, and Sidney R. Nagel

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Energy Transport in Jammed Sphere Packings, Ning Xu, Vincenzo Vitelli, Matthieu Wyart, Andrea J. Liu, and Sidney R. Nagel

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Irreversible Rearrangements, Correlated Domains, and Local Structure in Aging Glasses, Peter Yunker, Zexin Zhang, Kevin B. Aptowicz, and Arjun G. Yodh

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Casimir Interactions Between Scatterers in Metallic Carbon Nanotubes, Dina Zhabinskaya and Eugene J. Mele

Papers from 2008

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Effective Temperatures and Activated Dynamics for a Two-Dimensional Air-Driven Granular System on Two Approaches to Jamming, Adam Ross Abate and Douglas J. Durian

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Smectic-A Elastomers with Weak Director Anchoring, J. M. Adams, Mark Warner, Olaf Stenull, and Thomas C. Lubensky

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Nonperturbative Yukawa Couplings from String Instantons, Ralph Blumenhagen, Mirjam Cvetič, Dieter Lüst, Robert Richter, and Timo Weigand

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Non-Gaussianities in New Ekpyrotic Cosmology, Evgeny I. Buchbinder, Justin Khoury, and Burt A. Ovrut

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Frequency-Dependent Fluctuation-Dissipation Relations in Granular Gases, Guy Bunin, Yair Shokef, and Dov Levine

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Multiple Species of Noninteracting Molecules Adsorbed on a Bethe Lattice, Michael Cohen and A. Brooks Harris

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D-Instanton Generated Dirac Neutrino Masses, Mirjam Cvetič and Paul Langacker

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Gravity Trapping on a Finite Thickness Domain Wall: An Analytic Study, Mirjam Cvetič and Marko Robnik

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Warped Resolved La,b,c Cones, Mirjam Cvetič and J. F. Vázquez-Poritz

Hierarchies from D-brane Instantons in Globally Defined Calabi-Yau Orientifolds, Mirjam Cvetič and Timo Weigand