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Papers from 2008

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Electron Beam Nanosculpting of Suspended Graphene Sheets, Michael D. Fischbein and Marija Drndić

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Superconducting Proximity Effect and Majorana Fermions at the Surface of a Topological Insulator, Liang Fu and Charles L. Kane

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Statistics of Bubble Rearrangement Dynamics in a Coarsening Foam, Alex Gittings and Douglas J. Durian

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Teaching About Fluids, Jerry P. Gollub

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Order Parameters and Phase Diagram of Multiferroic RMn2O5, A. Brooks Harris, Amnon Aharony, and Ora Entin-Wohlman

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Effect of Inversion Symmetry on the Incommensurate Order in Multiferoic RMn2O5 (R = Rare Earth), A. Brooks Harris, M. Kenzelmann, Amnon Aharony, and Ora Entin-Wohlman

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Observational Tests of Modified Gravity, Bhuvnesh Jain and Pengjie Zhang

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Field Theory of Directed Percolation with Long-Range Spreading, Hans-Karl Janssen and Olaf Stenull

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Comment on "Ferroelectricity in Spiral Magnets", M. Kenzelmann and A. Brooks Harris

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Nonradiative Recombination of Excitons in Carbon Nanotubes Mediated by Free Charge Carriers, Jesse M. Kinder and Eugene J. Mele

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Reversible Plastic Events in Amorphous Materials, Micah Lundberg, Kapilanjan Krisham, Ning Xu, Corey S. O'Hern, and Michael Dennin

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Carbon Nanotubes in Helically Modulated Potentials, P. J. Michalski and Eugene J. Mele

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Geometrical Frustration in Two Dimensions: Idealizations and Realizations of a Hard-Disk Fluid in Negative Curvature, Carl D. Modes and Randall Kamien

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Projectile Interactions in Granular Impact Cratering, E. L. Nelson, Hiroaki Katsuragi, Patrick Mayor, and Douglas J. Durian

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Dynamic Topology in Spatiotemporal Chaos, Nicholas T. Ouellette and Jerry P. Gollub

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Detecting Topological Features of Chaotic Fluid Flow, Nicholas T. Ouellette and Jerry P. Gollub

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Transport of Finite-Sized Particles in Chaotic Flow, Nicholas T. Ouellette, P.J. J. O'Malley, and Jerry P. Gollub

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Motion of the Acoustic Peak in the Correlation Function, Robert E. Smith, Román Scoccimarro, and Ravi K. Sheth

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Analytic Model for the Bispectrum of Galaxies in Redshift Space, Robert E. Smith, Ravi K. Sheth, and Román Scoccimarro

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Anomalous Elasticity in Nematic and Smectic Elastomer Tubule Phases, Olaf Stenull

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Smectic-C Tilt Under Shear in Smectic-A Elastomers, Olaf Stenull, Thomas C. Lubensky, J. M. Adams, and Mark Warner

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Energy of K-Momentum Dark Excitons in Carbon Nanotubes by Optical Spectroscopy, Omar N. Torrens, Ming Zheng, and James M. Kikkawa

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Casimir Effect for Massless Fermions in One Dimension: A Force-Operator Approach, Dina Zhabinskaya, Jesse M. Kinder, and Eugene J. Mele

Papers from 2007

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Topological Persistence and Dynamical Heterogeneities Near Jamming, Adam Ross Abate and Douglas Durian

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Avalanche Statistics and Time-Resolved Grain Dynamics for a Driven Heap, Adam Ross Abate, Hiroaki Katsuragi, and Douglas J. Durian

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Evaluating Dark Energy Probes Using Multidimensional Dark Energy Parameters, Andreas Albrecht and Gary Bernstein

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Comparing Flow Thresholds and Dynamics for Oscillating and Inclined Granular Layers, Sebastien Aumaitre, Conor Puls, Jim N. McElwaine, and Jerry P. Gollub

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Standardized Platform for Coregistration of Noncurrent Diffuse Optical and Magnetic Resonance Breast Images Obtained in Different Geometries, Fred S Azar, Kijoon Lee, Ali Khamene, Regine Choe, Alper Corlu, Soren D Konecky, Frank Sauer, and Arjun G. Yodh

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Elementary Simulation of Tethered Brownian Motion, John F. Beausang, Chiara Zurla, Laura Finzi, Luke Sullivan, and Philip C. Nelson

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DNA Looping Kinetics Analyzed Using Diffusive Hidden Markov Model, John F. Beausang, Chiara Zurla, Carlo Manzo, David Dunlap, Laura Finzi, and Philip Nelson

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Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics of Dividing Cell Populations, Naama Brenner and Yair Shokef

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New Ekpyrotic Cosmology, Evgeny I. Buchbinder, Justin Khoury, and Burt A. Ovrut

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Fluctuations and Rheology in Active Bacterial Suspensions, Daniel T.N. Chen, Andy C.W. Lau, Lawrence A. Hough, Mohammad F. Islam, Mark Goulian, Thomas C. Lubensky, and Arjun G. Yodh

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Computation of D-brane instanton induced superpotential couplings: Majorana masses from string theory, Mirjam Cvetič, Robert Richter, and Timo Weigand

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Electric-Magnetic Duality and Deformations of Three-Dimensional Conformal Field Theories, Sebastian de Haro and Peng Gao

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Shape and Erosion of Pebbles, Douglas Durian, H. Bideaud, P. Duringer, A. P. Schröder, and C. M. Marques

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Novel Defect Structures in Nematic Liquid Crystal Shells, Alberto Fernández-Nieves, Vincenzo Vitelli, Andrew S. Utada, Darren R. Link, Manuel Márquez, David R. Nelson, and David A. Weitz

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Comment on ‘‘Predicting Narrow States in the Spectrum of a Nucleus beyond the Proton Drip Line’’, H Terry Fortune and Rubby Sherr

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Two-Proton Decay Energy and Width of 19Mg(g.s.), H. Terry Fortune and Rubby Sherr

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Topological Insulators with Inversion Symmetry, Liang Fu and Charles L. Kane

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Topological Insulators in Three Dimensions, Liang Fu, Charles L. Kane, and Eugene J. Mele

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Branching, Capping, and Severing in Dynamic Actin Structures, Anjay Gopinathan, Kun-Chun Lee, Jennifer Schwarz, and Andrea J. Liu

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Perturbative Antibrane Potentials in Heterotic M Theory, James Gray, Andre Lukas, and Burt A. Ovrut

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Flux, Gaugino Condensation, and Antibranes in Heteroic M Theory, James Gray, André Lukas, and Burt A. Ovrut

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Landau Analysis of the Symmetry of the Magnetic Structure and Magnetoelectric Interaction in Multiferroics, A. Brooks Harris

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Monte Carlo Study of Crystalline Order and Defects on Weakly Curved Surfaces, Alexander Hexemer, Vincenzo Vitelli, Edward J. Kramer, and Glen H. Fredrickson

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Why is Random Close Packing Reproducible?, Randal D. Kamien and Andrea J. Liu

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Formation of Subgap States in Carbon Nanotubes Due to a Local Transverse Electric Field, Jesse M. Kinder and Eugene J. Mele

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Equation of State of Looped DNA, Igor M. Kulić, Hervé Mohrbach, Rochish Thaokar, and Helmut Schiessel

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State-Dependent Diffusion: Thermodynamic Consistency and its Path Integral Formulation, Andy W.C. Lau and Tom C. Lubensky

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Mesons and Flavor on the Conifold, Thomas S. Levi and Peter Ouyang

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Giant Dielectric Permittivity and Magnetocapacitance in La0.875Sr0.125MnO3 Single Crystals, R. F. Mamin, Takeshi Egami, Zsolt Marton, and S. A. Migachev

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Continuum Theory for Piezoelectric Response of Chiral Nanotubes Under Uniaxial and Torsional Stresses, Paul Joseph Michalski and Eugene J. Mele

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Continuum Theory for Piezoelectric Response of Chiral Nanotubes Under Uniaxial and Torsional Stresses, Paul Joseph Michalski and Eugene J. Mele

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Hard Disks on the Hyperbolic Plane, Carl D. Modes and Randall D. Kamien

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Bond-Order Potential for Simulations of Extended Defects in Tungsten, Matous Mrovec, Roman Gröger, Aimee Gotway Bailey, Duc Nguyen-Manh, Christian Elsässer, and Vaclav Vitek

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Curvature Fields, Topology, and the Dynamics of Spatiotemporal Chaos, Nicholas T. Ouellette and Jerry P. Gollub

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Triply Periodic Smectic Liquid Crystals, Christian D. Santangelo and Randal D. Kamien

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Geometric Theory of Columnar Phases on Curved Substrates, Christian D. Santangelo, Vincenzo Vitelli, Randal D. Kamien, and David R. Nelson

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Scale Dependence of Halo and Galaxy Bias: Effects in Real Space, Robert E. Smith, Román Scoccimarro, and Ravi K. Sheth

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Helical Tubes in Crowded Environments, Yehuda Snir and Randal D. Kamien

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Dynamics of Smectic Elastomers, Olaf Stenull and Tom C. Lubensky

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Unconventional Elasticity in Smectic-A Elastomers, Olaf Stenull and Tom C. Lubensky

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Neutron Vibrational Spectroscopy and First-Principles Calculations of the Ternary Hydrides Li4Si2H(D) and Li4Ge2H(D): Electronic Structure and Lattice Dynamics, Hui Wu, Wei Zhou, Terrence J. Udovic, John J. Rush, Tanner Yildirim, Michael R. Hartman, Robert C. Bowman Jr., and John J. Vajo

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Structure and Interstitial Deuterium site of ß-phase ZrNi Deuteride, Hui Wu, Wei Zhou, Terrence J. Udovic, John J. Rush, Tanner Yildirim, Qingzhen Huang, and Robert C. Bowman Jr.

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Excess Vibrational Modes and the Boson Peak in Model Glasses, Ning Xu, Matthieu Wyart, Andrea J. Liu, and Sidney R. Nagel

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Semisoft Nematic Elastomers and Nematics in Crossed Electric and Magnetic Fields, Fangfu Ye, Ranjan Mukhopadhyay, Olaf Stenull, and Tom C. Lubensky

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Diffuse Optical Monitoring of Blood Flow and Oxygenation in Human Breast Cancer During Early Stages of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy, Chao Zhou, Regine Choe, Natasha Shah, Turgut Durduran, Guoqiang Yu, Amanda Durkin, David Hsiang, Rita Mehta, John Butler, Albert Cerussi, Bruce J. Tromberg, and Arjun G. Yodh

Papers from 2006

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Approach to Jamming in an Air-Fluidized Granular Bed, Adam Ross Abate and Douglas J. Durian

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Higgs Sector in Extensions of the Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model, Vernon Barger, Paul Langacker, Hye-Sung Lee, and Gabe Shaughnessy

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D-brane Charges in Gepner Models, Volker Braun and Sakura Schäfer-Nameki

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Counterion-Mediated Attraction and Kinks on Loops of Semiflexible Polyelectrolyte Bundles, A. Cēbers, Z. Dogic, and Paul Janmey

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Short GRB and Binary Black Hole Standard Sirens as a Probe of Dark Energy, Neal Dalal, Daniel E. Holz, Scott A. Hughes, and Bhuvnesh Jain

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What Is in a Pebble Shape?, Douglas J. Durian, H. Bideaud, P. Duringer, A. Schröder, F. Thalmann, and C. M. Marques

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Constraints on energies of 15F(g.s.), 15O(1/2+ , T = 3/2 ), and 16F(0+, T = 2), H. Terry Fortune

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Energy and Width of 11B(1/2+, T = 3/2), H. Terry Fortune

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Excited 0+, T = 2 States in 12Be, 12C, and 12O, H. Terry Fortune and Rubby Sherr

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Time Reversal Polarization and a Z2 Adiabatic Spin Pump, Liang Fu and Charles L. Kane

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Colloidal Electroconvection in a Thin Horizontal Cell. II. Bulk Electroconvection of Water During Parallel-Plate Electrolysis, Yilong Han and David G. Grier

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Dimer Statistics on a Bethe Lattice, A. Brooks Harris and Michael Cohen

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Theoretical Analysis of the Double-q Magnetic Structure of CeAl2, A. Brooks Harris and J. Schweizer

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Is there Any Evidence for Integrated Sachs-Wolfe Signal in WMAP First Year Data?, Carlos Hernández-Monteaguado, Ricardo Génova-Santos, and Fernando Atrio-Barandela

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Review of Leonard Susskind "The Cosmic Landscape: String Theory and the Illusion of Intelligent Design, Paul Langacker

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Wetting and Contact Lines of Micrometer-Sized Ellipsoids, Jean-Christophe Loudet, Arjun G. Yodh, and Bernard Pouligny

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Dark Energy Constratins from Lensing-Detected Galaxy Clusters, Laura Marian and Gary Bernstein

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SpinWaves in the Frustrated Kagomé Lattice Antiferromagnet KFe3(OH)6(SO4)2, Kittiwit Matan, Daniel Grohol, Daniel G. Nocera, Taner Yildirim, A. Brooks Harris, Seunghun H. Lee, Stephen E. Nagler, and Young S. Lee

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Matter Density Perturbations in Interacting Quintessence Models, Germań Olivares, Fernando Atrio-Barandela, and Diego Pavón

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Electrospun Hybrid Organic/Inorganic Semiconductor Schottky Nanodiode, Nicholas J. Pinto, Rosana González, Alan T. Johnson, and Alan G. MacDiarmid

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Response to “Comment on ‘Electrospun hybrid organic/inorganic semiconductor Schottky nanodiode’ ” [Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 176101 (2006)], Nicolas J. Pinto, Rosana González, A.T. Charlie Johnson Jr., and Alan G. MacDiarmid

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A Block Slipping on a Sphere with Friction: Exact and Perturbative Solutions, Tom Prior and Eugene J. Mele

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N-Body Simulations of Alternative Gravity Models, Hans F. Stabenau and Bhuvnesh Jain

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Soft Elasticity in Biaxial Smectic and Smectic-C Elastomers, Olaf Stenull and Thomas C. Lubensky

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Nematic Textures in Spherical Shells, Vincenzo Vitelli and David R. Nelson

Papers from 2005

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Colloidal Electroconvection in a Thin Horizontal Cell. I. Microscopic Cooperative Patterns at Low Voltage, Yilong Han and David G. Grier

Papers from 2003

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A 64-pixel Positron-Sensitive Surgical Probe, F. Liu, J R. Saffer, Godwin M. Mayers, Walter Kononenko, F Mitchell Newcomer, Joel S. Karp, and N S. Lockyer