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Awardee:UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS
Doing Business As Name:University of California-Davis
PD/PI:
  • Daniel L Cox
  • (530) 752-1789
  • dlcox1958@gmail.com
Co-PD(s)/co-PI(s):
  • Piers Coleman
  • Ivan I Smalyukh
  • Cecilia Clementi
  • David Pines
Award Date:08/03/2009
Estimated Total Award Amount: $ 4,800,000
Funds Obligated to Date: $ 4,800,000
  • FY 2009=$1,200,000
  • FY 2012=$900,000
  • FY 2011=$900,000
  • FY 2010=$900,000
  • FY 2013=$900,000
Start Date:08/01/2009
End Date:07/31/2014
Transaction Type:Grant
Agency:NSF
Awarding Agency Code:4900
Funding Agency Code:4900
CFDA Number:47.049
Primary Program Source:040100 NSF RESEARCH & RELATED ACTIVIT
Award Title or Description:I2CAM - International Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter
Federal Award ID Number:0844115
DUNS ID:047120084
Parent DUNS ID:071549000
Program:XC-Crosscutting Activities Pro

Awardee Location

Street:OR/Sponsored Programs
City:Davis
State:CA
ZIP:95618-6134
County:Davis
Country:US
Awardee Cong. District:03

Primary Place of Performance

Organization Name:University of California-Davis
Street:OR/Sponsored Programs
City:Davis
State:CA
ZIP:95618-6134
County:Davis
Country:US
Cong. District:03

Abstract at Time of Award

This award continues support for the International Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter (I2CAM) that was founded in 2004. This Institute is based at the University of California and includes senior researchers from several universities within the USA and partners from Brazil, France, Germany, India, Switzerland, Ukraine, and United Kingdom. This International Materials Institute (IMI) is funded by NSF's Division of Materials Research. The IMI's research focus is to identify organizing principles behind the emergence of new, complex, collective phenomena and behavior in soft condensed matter, strongly correlated electron and biological systems. The Institute organizes exploratory workshops and schools on cutting edge research topics in emergent phenomena in complex adaptive matter, including human brain, bringing together materials scientists, biologists and neuroscientists. I2CAM also offers travel grants to junior scientists and graduate students to attend conferences, workshops, or schools as well as provides support for short international exchange visits to start and develop collaborative projects. Furthermore, postdoctoral research fellowship awards are also supported by I2CAM for collaborative research at two (or more) international institutions. Over 70 institutions in US, Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America participate in I2CAM activities. Outreach efforts of I2CAM include: Emergent Universe project with a goal to develop an online science museum devoted to explaining the concept of emergent phenomena in matter to general public; a series of videos called Great Explanations on quantum criticality, amyloid matter, protein folding and biological motors to be posted on YouTube and SciVee; ICAMIPEDIA is an effort to develop a base of articles on emergent phenomena in matter which go beyond Wikipedia in detail without being excessively technical. The IMI's management consists of Co-directors, Board of Governors, Executive, Steering, Coordinating, and Fellowship committees as well as an External Advisory Committee that provides an annual review and council. This award is jointly funded by DMR-OSP, PHY-PoLS, PHY-AMO, BIO-IOS, BIO-MCB and OISE.

Publications Produced as a Result of this Research

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Masoud, H. Stone, H. A. "A reciprocal theorem for Marangoni propulsion" Journal of Fluid Mechanics, v.741, 2014, p.. doi:10.1017/jfm.2014.8 

Engstrom, D.;Varney, M. C. M.;Persson, M.;Trivedi, R. P.;Bertness, K. A.;Goksor, M.;Smalyukh, II; "Unconventional structure-assisted optical manipulation of high-index nanowires in liquid crystals" Optics Express, v.20, 2012, p.7741-7748.

Haase, J.;Slichter, C. P.;Williams, G. V. M.; "Two-component behaviour of high-temperature superconductors from NMR" Journal of Physics-Condensed Matter, v.20, 2008, p.4.

Beslic, I.;Markic, L. V.;Boronat, J.; "Quantum Monte Carlo study of large spin-polarized tritium clusters" Journal of Chemical Physics, v.131, 2009, p.6.

Marchetti, F. M.;Mathy, C. J. M.;Huse, D. A.;Parish, M. M.; "Phase separation and collapse in Bose-Fermi mixtures with a Feshbach resonance" Physical Review B, v.78, 2008, p.7.

Hu, T.;Xiao, H.;Sayles, T. A.;Dzero, M.;Maple, M. B.;Almasan, C. C.; "Strong Magnetic Fluctuations in a Superconducting State of CeCoIn5" Physical Review Letters, v.108, 2012, p.5.

Trivedi, R. P.;Klevets, II;Senyuk, B.;Lee, T.;Smalyukh, II; "Reconfigurable interactions and three-dimensional patterning of colloidal particles and defects in lamellar soft media" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, v.109, 2012, p.4744-4749.

Conkey, D. B.;Trivedi, R. P.;Pavani, R. P.;Smalyukh, II;Piestun, R.; "Three-dimensional parallel particle manipulation and tracking by integrating holographic optical tweezers and engineered point spread functions" Optics Express, v.19, 2011, p.3835-3842.

Jiang, L. Schie, I. W. Qian, J. He, S. L. Huser, T. "Coherent Anti-Stokes Emission from Gold Nanorods and its Potential for Imaging Applications" ChemPhysChem, v.14, 2013, p.. doi:10.1002/cphc.201300091 

Lapointe, C. P.;Mason, T. G.;Smalyukh, II; "Shape-Controlled Colloidal Interactions in Nematic Liquid Crystals" Science, v.326, 2009, p.1083-1086.

Singh, J. P.;Whitford, P. C.;Hayre, N. R.;Onuchic, J.;Cox, D. L.; "Massive conformation change in the prion protein: Using dual-basin structure-based models to find misfolding pathways" Proteins-Structure Function and Bioinformatics, v.80, 2012, p.1299-1307.

Sikora, O.;Pollmann, F.;Shannon, N.;Penc, K.;Fulde, P.; "Quantum Liquid with Deconfined Fractional Excitations in Three Dimensions" Physical Review Letters, v.103, 2009, p.4.

Di Sante, D. Stroppa, A. Jain, P. Picozzi, S. "Tuning the Ferroelectric Polarization in a Multiferroic Metal-Organic Framework" Journal of the American Chemical Society, v.135, 2013, p.. doi:10.1021/ja408283a 

K Fujita;J Lee;M Wang;J A Slezak;J W Alldredge;H Eisaki;S Uchida;J C Davis; "Imaging the effect of electron lattice interactions on high- T c superconductivity in Bi 2 Sr 2 CaCu 2 O 8+δ" Journal of Physics: Conference Series, v.108, 2008, p.012028.

Prentiss, M. C.;Wales, D. J.;Wolynes, P. G.; "Protein structure prediction using basin-hopping" Journal of Chemical Physics, v.128, 2008, p.9.

Yoon, D. K.;Deb, R.;Chen, D.;Korblova, E.;Shao, R. F.;Ishikawa, K.;Rao, N. V. S.;Walba, D. M.;Smalyukh, II;Clark, N. A.; "Organization of the polarization splay modulated smectic liquid crystal phase by topographic confinement" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, v.107, 2010, p.21311-213.

Choudhury, T. D.;Rao, N. V. S.;Tenent, R.;Blackburn, J.;Gregg, B.;Smalyukh, II; "Homeotropic Alignment and Director Structures in Thin Films of Triphenylamine-Based Discotic Liquid Crystals Controlled by Supporting Nanostructured Substrates and Surface Confinement" Journal of Physical Chemistry B, v.115, 2011, p.609-617.

Kane, A. S.;Hoffmann, A.;Baumgartel, P.;Seckler, R.;Reichardt, G.;Horsley, D. A.;Schuler, B.;Bakajin, O.; "Microfluidic Mixers for the Investigation of Rapid Protein Folding Kinetics Using Synchrotron Radiation Circular Dichroism Spectroscopy" Analytical Chemistry, v.80, 2008, p.9534-9541.

BING-SUI LU FANGFU YE XIANGJUN XING PAUL M. GOLDBART "STATISTICAL PHYSICS OF ISOTROPIC-GENESIS NEMATIC ELASTOMERS: I. STRUCTURE AND CORRELATIONS AT HIGH TEMPERATURES" International Journal of Modern Physics B, v.27, 2013, p.. doi:10.1142/s0217979213300120 

Ishitsuka, Y.;Arnt, L.;Majewski, J.;Frey, S.;Ratajczek, M.;Kjaer, K.;Tew, G. N.;Lee, K. Y. C.; "Amphiphilic poly(phenyleneethynylene)s can mimic antimicrobial peptide membrane disordering effect by membrane insertion" Journal of the American Chemical Society, v.128, 2006, p.13123-131.

Tewari, S.;Zhang, C. W.;Das Sarma, S.;Nayak, C.;Lee, D. H.; "Testable signatures of quantum nonlocality in a two-dimensional chiral p-wave superconductor" Physical Review Letters, v.100, 2008, p.4.

Hu, T.;Xiao, H.;Visani, C.;Santamaria, J.;Almasan, C. C.; "Stray field and the superconducting surface spin valve effect in La0.7Ca0.3MnO3/YBa2Cu3O7-delta bilayers" New Journal of Physics, v.13, 2011, p.13.

Michael Murrell Margaret L. Gardel "Actomyosin Sliding is Attenuated in Contractile Biomimetic Cortices" Molecular Biology of the Cell, v., 2014, p.. doi:10.1091/mbc.E13-08-0450 

Julkowska, Magdalena M. McLoughlin, Fionn Galvan-Ampudia, Carlos S. Rankenberg, Johanna M. Kawa, Dorota Klimecka, Maria Haring, Michel A. Munnik, Teun Kooijman, Edgar E. Testerink, Christa "Identification and functional characterization of the Arabidopsis?Snf1-related protein kinase SnRK2.4 phosphatidic acid-binding domain" Plant, Cell & Environment, v., 2014, p.. doi:10.1111/pce.12421 

Natalia B. Perkins Yuriy Sizyuk Peter Wölfle "Interplay of many-body and single-particle interactions in iridates and rhodates" Physical Review B, v.89, 2014, p.. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.89.035143 

Isaev, L.;Agterberg, D. F.;Vekhter, I.; "Kondo effect in the presence of spin-orbit coupling" Physical Review B, v.85, 2012, p..

Ratajczak, M. K.;Chi, E. Y.;Frey, S. L.;Cao, K. D.;Luther, L. M.;Lee, K. Y. C.;Majewski, J.;Kjaer, K.; "Ordered Nanoclusters in Lipid-Cholesterol Membranes" Physical Review Letters, v.103, 2009, p.4.

De Grandi, C.;Gritsev, V.;Polkovnikov, A.; "Quench dynamics near a quantum critical point" Physical Review B, v.81, 2010, p.4.

Saikishan Suryanarayanan Shiwani Singh Santosh Ansumali "Extended BGK Boltzmann for Dense Gases" SaikishanSuryanarayanan, ShiwaniSinghandSantoshAnsumali, v.13, 2013, p.. doi:DOI 10.4208/cicp.401011.220212s 

Atilgan, C.;Aykut, A. O.;Atilgan, A. R.; "Molecular Recognition Mechanism of Calmodulin Examined by Perturbation-Response Scanning" Biophysical Journal, v.100, 2011, p.534-534.

Shein, M.;Volman, V.;Raichman, N.;Hanein, Y.;Ben-Jacob, E.; "Management of synchronized network activity by highly active neurons" Physical Biology, v.5, 2008, p.13.

Hu, T.;Xao, H.;Visani, C.;Sefrioui, Z.;Santamaria, J.;Almasan, C. C.; "Stray field and spin-imbalance La0.7Ca0.3MnO3/YBa2Cu3O7-delta effects in multilayers" Physica B-Condensed Matter, v.403, 2008, p.1167-1169.

Senyuk, B.;Evans, J. S.;Ackerman, P. J.;Lee, T.;Manna, P.;Vigderman, L.;Zubarev, E. R.;van de Lagemaat, J.;Smalyukh, II; "Shape-Dependent Oriented Trapping and Scaffolding of Plasmonic Nanoparticles by Topological Defects for Self-Assembly of Colloidal Dimers in Liquid Crystals" Nano Letters, v.12, 2012, p.955-963.

Hayre, N. R.;Singh, R. R. P.;Cox, D. L.; "Evaluating force field accuracy with long-time simulations of a beta-hairpin tryptophan zipper peptide" Journal of Chemical Physics, v.134, 2011, p.8.

Yoon, D. K.;Yi, Y.;Shen, Y. Q.;Korblova, E. D.;Walba, D. M.;Smalyukh, II;Clark, N. A.; "Orientation of a Helical Nanofilament (B4) Liquid-Crystal Phase: Topographic Control of Confinement, Shear Flow, and Temperature Gradients" Advanced Materials, v.23, 2011, p.1962-1967.

Christopher W. Twombly Julian S. Evans Ivan I. Smalyukh "Optical manipulation of self-aligned graphene flakes in liquid crystals" Optics Express, v.21, 2013, p.. doi:1094-4087 

Parshall, D.;Chen, G.;Pintschovius, L.;Lamago, D.;Wolf, T.;Radzihovsky, L.;Reznik, D.; "Competition between commensurate and incommensurate magnetic ordering in Fe1+yTe" Physical Review B, v.85, 2012, p.5.

Senyuk, B. I.;Smalyukh,, II;Lavrentovich, O. D.; "Switchable two-dimensional gratings based on field-induced layer undulations in cholesteric liquid crystals" Optics Letters, v.30, 2005, p.349-351.

Ozen, I.;Menceloglu, Y. Z.; "BARRIER PROPERTIES OF POLYPROPYLENE/POLY(M-XYLENE ADIPAMIDE) AND POLYPROPYLENE/POLY(ETHYLENE-CO-VINYL ALCOHOL) BLEND FILMS" Sheeting, v.26, 2010, p.377-394.

Boyd, G. R.;Hirschfeld, P. J.;Vekhter, I.;Vorontsov, A. B.; "Inversion of specific heat oscillations with in-plane magnetic field angle in two-dimensional d-wave superconductors" Physical Review B, v.79, 2009, p.7.

Sebastian, S. E.;Tanedo, P.;Goddard, P. A.;Lee, S. C.;Wilson, A.;Kim, S.;Cox, S.;McDonald, R. D.;Hill, S.;Harrison, N.;Batista, C. D.;Fisher, I. R.; "Role of anisotropy in the spin-dimer compound BaCuSi2O6" Physical Review B, v.74, 2006, p.4.

Lin, J. C.;Anders, F. B.;Cox, D. L.; "Influence of correlated hybridization on the conductance of molecular transistors" Physical Review B, v.76, 2007, p.5.

Chern, G. W.;Batista, C. D.; "Spin Superstructure and Noncoplanar Ordering in Metallic Pyrochlore Magnets with Degenerate Orbitals" Physical Review Letters, v.107, 2011, p.5.

Masoud, H. Shelley, M. J. "Collective Surfing of Chemically Active Particles" Physical Review Letters, v.112, 2014, p.. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.128304 

Hassan Masoud Howard A. Stone Michael J. Shelley "On the rotation of porous ellipsoids in simple shear flows" Journal of Fluid Mechanics, v.733, 2013, p.. doi:10.1017/jfm.2013.476 

Palova, L.;Chandra, P.;Rabe, K. M.; "Modeling the dependence of properties of ferroelectric thin film on thickness" Physical Review B, v.76, 2007, p.12.

Senyuk, Bohdan Glugla, David Smalyukh, Ivan I. "Rotational and translational diffusion of anisotropic gold nanoparticles in liquid crystals controlled by varying surface anchoring" Physical Review E, v.88, 2013, p..

McKemmish, L. K.;Reimers, J. R.;McKenzie, R. H.;Mark, A. E.;Hush, N. S.; "Penrose-Hameroff orchestrated objective-reduction proposal for human consciousness is not biologically feasible" Physical Review E, v.80, 2009, p.6.

Trivedi, R. P.;Lee, T.;Bertness, K. A.;Smalyukh, II; "Three dimensional optical manipulation and structural imaging of soft materials by use of laser tweezers and multimodal nonlinear microscopy" Optics Express, v.18, 2010, p.27658-276.

Stephan Loewa Edgar E. Kooijmanb Sylvio May "Increased pH-sensitivity of protein binding to lipid membranes through the electrostatic-hydrogen bond switch" Chemistry and Physics of Lipids, v.169, 2013, p.. doi:10.1016/j.chemphyslip.2013.01.008 

Slezak, J. A.;Lee, J.;Wang, M.;McElroy, K.;Fujita, K.;Andersen, B. M.;Hirschfeld, P. J.;Eisaki, H.;Uchida, S.;Davis, J. C.; "Imaging the impact on cuprate superconductivity of varying the interatomic distances within individual crystal unit cells" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, v.105, 2008, p.3203-3208.

Senyuk, B.;Smalyukh, II; "Elastic interactions between colloidal microspheres and elongated convex and concave nanoprisms in nematic liquid crystals" Soft Matter, v.8, 2012, p.8729-8734.

De Pitta, M.;Volman, V.;Levine, H.;Pioggia, G.;De Rossi, D.;Ben-Jacob, E.; "Coexistence of amplitude and frequency modulations in intracellular calcium dynamics" Physical Review E, v.77, 2008, p.4.

Trushkevych, O.;Ackerman, P.;Crossland, W. A.;Smalyukh, II; "Optically generated adaptive localized structures in confined chiral liquid crystals doped with fullerene" Applied Physics Letters, v.97, 2010, p.3.

Marianetti, C. A.;Kotliar, G.; "Na-induced correlations in NaxCoO2" Physical Review Letters, v.98, 2007, p.4.

Belikov, A.;Gruzberg, I. A.;Rushkin, I.; "Statistics of harmonic measure and winding of critical curves from conformal field theory" Journal of Physics a-Mathematical and Theoretical, v.41, 2008, p.12.

Lee, T. Mundoor, H. Gann, D. G. Callahan, T. J. Smalyukh, I.I. "Imaging of director fields in liquid crystals using stimulated Raman scattering microscopy" Optics Express, v.21, 2013, p.. doi:10.1364/oe.21.012129 

Smalyukh, II;Kaputa, D. S.;Kachynski, A. V.;Kuzmin, A. N.;Prasad, P. N.; "Optical trapping of director structures and defects in liquid crystals using laser tweezers" Optics Express, v.15, 2007, p.4359-4371.

Nandkishore, R.;Chern, G. W.;Chubukov, A. V.; "Itinerant Half-Metal Spin-Density-Wave State on the Hexagonal Lattice" Physical Review Letters, v.108, 2012, p.5.

Perkins, N. B. Chern, G. W. Brenig, W. "Raman scattering in a Heisenberg S=1/2 antiferromagnet on the anisotropic triangular lattice" Physical Review B, v.87, 2013, p.. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.87.174423 

Kachynski, A. V.;Kuzmin, A. N.;Prasad, P. N.;Smalyukh, II; "Coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering polarized microscopy of three-dimensional director structures in liquid crystals" Applied Physics Letters, v.91, 2007, p.3.

Smalyukh, II;Lansac, Y.;Clark, N. A.;Trivedi, R. P.; "Three-dimensional structure and multistable optical switching of triple-twisted particle-like excitations in anisotropic fluids" Nature Materials, v.9, 2010, p.139-145.

O "Role of f Electrons in the Fermi Surface of the Heavy Fermion Superconductor beta-YbAlB4" Physical Review Letters, v.102, 2009, p.4.

De Pitta, M.;Volman, V.;Berry, H.;Ben-Jacob, E.; "A Tale of Two Stories: Astrocyte Regulation of Synaptic Depression and Facilitation" Plos Computational Biology, v.7, 2011, p.18.

Palova, L.;Chandra, P.;Coleman, P.; "Quantum critical paraelectrics and the Casimir effect in time" Physical Review B, v.79, 2009, p.17.

Kachynski, A. V.;Kuzmin, A. N.;Prasad, P. N.;Smalyukh, II; "Realignment-enhanced coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering and three-dimensional imaging in anisotropic fluids" Optics Express, v.16, 2008, p.10617-106.

Pourovskii, L. V.;Delaney, K. T.;Van de Walle, C. G.;Spaldin, N. A.;Georges, A.; "Role of Atomic Multiplets in the Electronic Structure of Rare-Earth Semiconductors and Semimetals" Physical Review Letters, v.102, 2009, p.4.

Mahmud, K. W.;Duchon, E. N.;Kato, Y.;Kawashima, N.;Scalettar, R. T.;Trivedi, N.; "Finite-temperature study of bosons in a two-dimensional optical lattice" Physical Review B, v.84, 2011, p.13.

Liu, Q. K.;Senyuk, B.;Tang, J. W.;Lee, T.;Qian, J.;He, S. L.;Smalyukh, II; "Plasmonic Complex Fluids of Nematiclike and Helicoidal Self-Assemblies of Gold Nanorods with a Negative Order Parameter" Physical Review Letters, v.109, 2012, p.5.

Encalada, S. E.;Moya, K. L.;Lehmann, S.;Zahn, R.; "The role of the prion protein in the molecular basis for synaptic plasticity and nervous system development" Journal of Molecular Neuroscience, v.34, 2008, p.9-15.

Castelnovo, C.;Chamon, C.;Mudry, C.;Pujol, P.; "High-temperature criticality in strongly constrained quantum systems" Physical Review B, v.73, 2006, p.15.

Volman, V.;Levine, H.;Ben-Jacob, E.;Sejnowski, T. J.; "Locally Balanced Dendritic Integration by Short-Term Synaptic Plasticity and Active Dendritic Conductances" Journal of Neurophysiology, v.102, 2009, p.3234-3250.

Fernandes, R. M.;Vavilov, M. G.;Chubukov, A. V.; "Enhancement of T-c by disorder in underdoped iron pnictide superconductors" Physical Review B, v.85, 2012, p.5.

Harel, E.;Fidler, A. F.;Engel, G. S.; "Single-Shot Gradient-Assisted Photon Echo Electronic Spectroscopy" Journal of Physical Chemistry A, v.115, 2011, p.3787-3796.

Deb, R.;Nath, R. K.;Paul, M. K.;Rao, N. V. S.;Tuluri, F.;Shen, Y. Q.;Shao, R. F.;Chen, D.;Zhu, C. H.;Smalyukh, II;Clark, N. A.; "Four-ring achiral unsymmetrical bent core molecules forming strongly fluorescent smectic liquid crystals with spontaneous polar and chiral ordered B7 and B1 phases" Journal of Materials Chemistry, v.20, 2010, p.7332-7336.

Moller, G.;Simon, S. H.; "Trial Wavefunctions for the Goldstone Mode in v=1/2+1/2 Quantum Hall Bilayers" Advances in Condensed Matter Physics, v., 2011, p.7.

Dzero, M. Galitski, V. "A new exotic state in an old material: a tale of SmB6" Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics, v.117, 2013, p.. doi:10.1134/s1063776113110083 

Yoon, D. K.;Yoon, J.;Kim, Y. H.;Choi, M. C.;Kim, J.;Sakata, O.;Kimura, S.;Kim, M. W.;Smalyukh, II;Clark, N. A.;Ree, M.;Jung, H. T.; "Liquid-crystal periodic zigzags from geometrical and surface-anchoring-induced confinement: Origin and internal structure from mesoscopic scale to molecular level" Physical Review E, v.82, 2010, p.6.

Giraldo, P.;Farber, E.;Castro, H.; "Non-monotonic driven vortex noise in HTSC" Physica B-Condensed Matter, v.404, 2009, p.3099-3101.

Castelnovo, C.;Chamon, C.; "Quantum topological phase transition at the microscopic level" Physical Review B, v.77, 2008, p.14.

Ozen, I.; "An Investigation on Usage of Sodium Borohydride and Zinc Oxide as Oxygen Scavengers in Polyethylene Terephthalate Films" International Polymer Processing, v.27, 2012, p.493-497.

Chern, G. W.;Wu, C. J.; "Orbital ice: An exact Coulomb phase on the diamond lattice" Physical Review E, v.84, 2011, p.6.

Ignes, Jordi Petit-Garrido, Nuria Sagues, Francesc Smalyukh, Ivan Trivedi, Rahul P. "Topological defects in cholesteric liquid crystals induced by monolayer domains with orientational chirality" Soft Matter, v., 2014, p.. doi:10.1039/c4sm00872c 

Mallajosyula, S. S.;Lin, J. C.;Cox, D. L.;Pati, S. K.;Singh, R. R. P.; "Sequence Dependent Electron Transport in Wet DNA: Ab initio and Molecular Dynamics Studies" Physical Review Letters, v.101, 2008, p.4.

Lapointe, C. P.;Hopkins, S.;Mason, T. G.;Smalyukh, II; "Electrically Driven Multiaxis Rotational Dynamics of Colloidal Platelets in Nematic Liquid Crystals" Physical Review Letters, v.105, 2010, p.4.

Liu, Q. K.;Asavei, T.;Lee, T.;Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H.;He, S. L.;Smalyukh, II; "Measurement of viscosity of lyotropic liquid crystals by means of rotating laser-trapped microparticles" Optics Express, v.19, 2011, p.25134-U10.

Xiao, H.;Hu, T.;Sayles, T. A.;Maple, M. B.;Almasan, C. C.; "Nonlinear paramagnetic magnetization in the mixed state of CeCoIn5" Physica B-Condensed Matter, v.403, 2008, p.952-954.

Maxim Dzero "Tunneling in Heavy-Fermion Junctions" Journal of the Physical Society of Japan, v.83, 2014, p.. doi:10.7566/jpsj.83.061010 

Lapointe, C. P.;Mason, T. G.;Smalyukh, II; "Towards total photonic control of complex-shaped colloids by vortex beams" Optics Express, v.19, 2011, p.18182-181.

Gu, M. X.;Smalyukh, II;Lavrentovich, O. D.; "Directed vertical alignment liquid crystal display with fast switching" Applied Physics Letters, v.88, 2006, p.3.

Cox, D. L.;Pines, D.; "Complex adaptive matter: Emergent phenomena in materials" Mrs Bulletin, v.30, 2005, p.425-429.

Lubensky, T. C.;Ye, F. F.; "Elastic response and Ward identities in stressed nematic elastomers" Physical Review E, v.82, 2010, p.12.

Xiangjun Xing Bing-Sui Lu Fangfu Ye Paul M Goldbart "Generalized Deam?Edwards approach to the statistical mechanics of randomly crosslinked systems" New Journal of Physics, v.15, 2013, p.. doi:10.1088/1367-2630/15/8/085017 

Sun, Y. R.;Evans, J. S.;Lee, T.;Senyuk, B.;Keller, P.;He, S. L.;Smalyukh, II; "Optical manipulation of shape-morphing elastomeric liquid crystal microparticles doped with gold nanocrystals" Applied Physics Letters, v.100, 2012, p.5.

Xiao, H.;Hu, T.;Almasan, C. C.;Sayles, T. A.;Maple, M. B.; "Anomalous paramagnetic magnetization in the mixed state of CeCoIn(5) single crystals" Physical Review B, v.76, 2007, p.6.

Senyuk, B.;Behabtu, N.;Pacheco, B. G.;Lee, T.;Ceriotti, G.;Tour, J. M.;Pasquali, M.;Smalyukh, II; "Nonlinear Photoluminescence Imaging of Isotropic and Liquid Crystalline Dispersions of Graphene Oxide" Acs Nano, v.6, 2012, p.8060-8066.

Austin Sendek Henry R. Fuller N. Robert Hayre Rajiv R. P. Singh Daniel L. Cox "Simulated Cytoskeletal Collapse via Tau Degradation" PLoS ONE, v.9, 2014, p.. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0104965 

Xiao, H.;Hu, T.;Dioguardi, A. P.;apRoberts-Warren, N.;Shockley, A. C.;Crocker, J.;Nisson, D. M.;Viskadourakis, Z.;Tee, X.;Radulov, I.;Almasan, C. C.;Curro, N. J.;Panagopoulos, C.; "Evidence for filamentary superconductivity nucleated at antiphase domain walls in antiferromagnetic CaFe2As2" Physical Review B, v.85, 2012, p.6.

Vorontsov, A. B.;Vekhter, I.;Eschrig, M.; "Surface bound states and spin currents in noncentrosymmetric superconductors" Physical Review Letters, v.101, 2008, p.4.

Jamal Seyyed Monfared Zanjani Burcu Saner Okan Mehmet Yildiz Yusuf Menceloglu "Fabrication and Morphological Investigation of Multi-walled Electrospun Polymeric Nanofibers" Materials Rearch Society Online Proceedings Library, v.1621, 2014, p.. doi:doi:10.1557/opl.2014.360 

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Pratibha, R.;Park, K.;Smalyukh, II;Park, W.; "Tunable optical metamaterial based on liquid crystal-gold nanosphere composite" Optics Express, v.17, 2009, p.19459-194.

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Dan, B.;Wingfield, T. B.;Evans, J. S.;Mirri, F.;Pint, C. L.;Pasquali, M.;Smalyukh, II; "Templating of Self-Alignment Patterns of Anisotropic Gold Nanoparticles on Ordered SWNT Macrostructures" Interfaces, v.3, 2011, p.3718-3724.

Foster, M. S. Dzero, M. Gurarie, V. Yuzbashyan, E. A. "Quantum quench in a p plus ip superfluid: Winding numbers and topological states far from equilibrium" Physical Review B, v.88, 2013, p.. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.88.104511 

Kelly Reidy Khandker Quader Kevin Bedell "Approaching Pomeranchuk instabilities from ordered phase: A crossing-symmetric equation method" Nuclear Physics A, v.928, 2014, p.. doi:10.1016/j.nuclphysa.2014.05.012 

Yoon, D. K.;Smith, G. P.;Tsai, E.;Moran, M.;Walba, D. M.;Bellini, T.;Smalyukh, II;Clark, N. A.; "Alignment of the columnar liquid crystal phase of nano-DNA by confinement in channels" Liquid Crystals, v.39, 2012, p.571-577.

Panitchayangkoon, G.;Hayes, D.;Fransted, K. A.;Caram, J. R.;Harel, E.;Wen, J. Z.;Blankenship, R. E.;Engel, G. S.; "Long-lived quantum coherence in photosynthetic complexes at physiological temperature" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, v.107, 2010, p.12766-127.

Kohsaka, Y.;Taylor, C.;Fujita, K.;Schmidt, A.;Lupien, C.;Hanaguri, T.;Azuma, M.;Takano, M.;Eisaki, H.;Takagi, H.;Uchida, S.;Davis, J. C.; "An intrinsic bond-centered electronic glass with unidirectional domains in underdoped cuprates" Science, v.315, 2007, p.1380-1385.

Boninsegni, M.;Kuklov, A. B.;Pollet, L.;Prokof "Luttinger liquid in the core of a screw dislocation in helium-4" Physical Review Letters, v.99, 2007, p.4.

Zhang, A. P.;Qu, X.;Soman, P.;Hribar, K. C.;Lee, J. W.;Chen, S. C.;He, S. L.; "Rapid Fabrication of Complex 3D Extracellular Microenvironments by Dynamic Optical Projection Stereolithography" Advanced Materials, v.24, 2012, p.4266-+.

Frey, S. L.;Chi, E. Y.;Arratia, C.;Majewski, J.;Kjaer, K.;Lee, K. Y. C.; "Condensing and fluidizing effects of ganglioside G(M1) on phospholipid films" Biophysical Journal, v.94, 2008, p.3047-3064.

Smalyukh, II; "Liquid crystals enable chemoresponsive reconfigurable colloidal self-assembly" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, v.107, 2010, p.3945-3946.

Haridas Mundoor Taewoo Lee Derek G. Gann Paul J. Ackerman Bohdan Senyuk Jao van de Lagemaat Ivan I. Smalyuk "Optically and elastically assembled plasmonic nanoantennae for spatially resolved characterization of chemical composition in soft matter systems using surface enhanced spontaneous and stimulated Raman scattering" Journal of Applied Physics, v.116, 2014, p.. doi:doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4892932 

Gardner, D. F.;Evans, J. S.;Smalyukh, II; "Towards Reconfigurable Optical Metamaterials: Colloidal Nanoparticle Self-Assembly and Self-Alignment in Liquid Crystals" Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, v.545, 2011, p.1227-1245.

Mukhopadhyay, S.;Joshi, D. A.;Raychaudhuri, P.;Tomy, C. V.; "Point contact Andreev reflection studies on the low T-Curie ferromagnet NdNi5 Using a superconducting Nb tip" Physica B-Condensed Matter, v.403, 2008, p.1017-1019.

Liu, Q. K.;Cui, Y. X.;Gardner, D.;Li, X.;He, S. L.;Smalyukh, II; "Self-Alignment of Plasmonic Gold Nanorods in Reconfigurable Anisotropic Fluids for Tunable Bulk Metamaterial Applications" Nano Letters, v.10, 2010, p.1347-1353.

Ackerman, P. J.;Qi, Z. Y.;Lin, Y. H.;Twombly, C. W.;Laviada, M. J.;Lansac, Y.;Smalyukh, II; "Laser-directed hierarchical assembly of liquid crystal defects and control of optical phase singularities" Scientific Reports, v.2, 2012, p.8.

Michael P. Murrell Cécile Sykes Margaret L. Gardel Raphaël Voituriez Jean-François Joanny Pierre Nassoy "Liposome adhesion generates traction stress" Nature Physics, v.10, 2014, p.. doi:10.1038/nphys2855 

Fidler, A. F.;Harel, E.;Long, P. D.;Engel, G. S.; "Two-Dimensional Spectroscopy Can Distinguish between Decoherence and Dephasing of Zero-Quantum Coherences" Journal of Physical Chemistry A, v.116, 2012, p.282-289.

Kakashvili, P.;Bhongale, S. G.;Pu, H.;Bolech, C. J.; "Realizing Luttinger liquids in trapped ultra-cold atomic Fermi gases using 2D optical lattices" Physica B-Condensed Matter, v.404, 2009, p.3320-3323.

Ismer, J. P.;Eremin, I.;Rossi, E.;Morr, D. K.;Blumberg, G.; "Theory of Multiband Superconductivity in Spin-Density-Wave Metals" Physical Review Letters, v.105, 2010, p.4.

Aristov, D. N. Wolfle, P. "Chiral Y junction of Luttinger liquid wires at strong coupling: Fermionic representation" Physical Review B, v.88, 2013, p.. doi:1098-0121 

De Pitta, M.;Goldberg, M.;Volman, V.;Berry, H.;Ben-Jacob, E.; "Glutamate regulation of calcium and IP3 oscillating and pulsating dynamics in astrocytes" Journal of Biological Physics, v.35, 2009, p.383-411.

Martinez, A.;Mireles, H. C.;Smalyukh, II; "Large-area optoelastic manipulation of colloidal particles in liquid crystals using photoresponsive molecular surface monolayers" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, v.108, 2011, p.20891-208.

Marianetti, C. A.;Haule, K.;Parcollet, O.; "Quasiparticle dispersion and heat capacity of Na0.3CoO2: A dynamical mean-field theory study" Physical Review Letters, v.99, 2007, p.4.

Richard, P.;Neupane, M.;Xu, Y. M.;Fournier, P.;Li, S.;Dai, P.;Wang, Z.;Ding, H.; "Emergence of the nodal portion of the Fermi surface due to the reduction process in the electron-doped cuprates" Physica B-Condensed Matter, v.403, 2008, p.2.

Harel, E.;Rupich, S. M.;Schaller, R. D.;Talapin, D. V.;Engel, G. S.; "Measurement of electronic splitting in PbS quantum dots by two-dimensional nonlinear spectroscopy" Physical Review B, v.86, 2012, p.5.

Werner, P.;Millis, A. J.; "Doping-driven Mott transition in the one-band Hubbard model" Physical Review B, v.75, 2007, p.7.

Wolny, F.;Obukhov, Y.;Muhl, T.;Weissker, U.;Philippi, S.;Leonhardt, A.;Banerjee, P.;Reed, A.;Xiang, G.;Adur, R.;Lee, I.;Hauser, A. J.;Yang, F. Y.;Pelekhov, D. V.;Buchner, B.;Hammel, P. C.; "Quantitative magnetic force microscopy on permalloy dots using an iron filled carbon nanotube probe" Ultramicroscopy, v.111, 2011, p.1360-1365.

Rao, N. V. S.;Choudhury, T. D.;Deb, R.;Paul, M. K.;Rao, T. R.;Francis, T.;Smalyukh, II; "Fluorescent lanthanide complexes of Schiff base ligands possessing N-aryl moiety: influence of chain length on crossover (calamitic to discotic) phase behaviour" Liquid Crystals, v.37, 2010, p.1393-1410.

Liu, Q. K.;Beier, C.;Evans, J.;Lee, T.;S. L.;Smalyukh, II; "Self-Alignment of Dye Molecules in Micelles and Lamellae for Three-Dimensional Imaging of Lyotropic Liquid Crystals" Langmuir, v.27, 2011, p.7446-7452.

Bonderson, P.;Feiguin, A. E.;Moller, G.;Slingerland, J. K.; "Competing Topological Orders in the nu=12/5 Quantum Hall State" Physical Review Letters, v.108, 2012, p.4.

Prentiss, M. C.;Wales, D. J.;Wolynes, P. G.; "The Energy Landscape, Folding Pathways and the Kinetics of a Knotted Protein" Plos Computational Biology, v.6, 2010, p.12.

Hayre, N. R.;Singh, R. R. P.;Cox, D. L.; "Sequence-Dependent Stability Test of a Left-Handed beta-Helix Motif" Biophysical Journal, v.102, 2012, p.1443-1452.

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Qu, Z.;Spinu, L.;Yuan, H. Q.;Dobrosavljevic, V.;Bao, W.;Lynn, J. W.;Nicklas, M.;Peng, J.;Liu, T. J.;Fobes, D.;Flesch, E.;Mao, Z. Q.; "Unusual heavy-mass nearly ferromagnetic state with a surprisingly large Wilson ratio in the double layered ruthenates (Sr(1-x)Ca(x))(3)Ru(2)O(7)" Physical Review B, v.78, 2008, p.4.

James M. Murray Oskar Vafek "Excitonic and superconducting orders from repulsive interaction on the doped honeycomb bilayer" Physical Review B, v.89, 2014, p..

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Walder, R.;Levine, A. J.;Dennin, M.; "Rheology of two-dimensional F-actin networks associated with a lipid interface" Physical Review E, v.77, 2008, p..

Evans, J. S.;Beier, C. N.;Smalyukh, II; "Alignment of high-aspect ratio colloidal gold nanoplatelets in nematic liquid crystals" Journal of Applied Physics, v.110, 2011, p.7.

Shindou, R.;Momoi, T.; "SU(2) slave-boson formulation of spin nematic states in S=1/2 frustrated ferromagnets" Physical Review B, v.80, 2009, p.12.

Pratibha, R.;Park, W.;Smalyukh, II; "Colloidal gold nanosphere dispersions in smectic liquid crystals and thin nanoparticle-decorated smectic films" Journal of Applied Physics, v.107, 2010, p.5.

Matthew S. Foster Victor Gurarie Maxim Dzero Emil A. Yuzbashyan "Quench-Induced Floquet Topological p -Wave Superfluids" Physical Review Letters, v.113, 2014, p..

Nersesyan, A.;Chern, G. W.;Perkins, N. B.; "Quantum phase transitions in a strongly entangled spin-orbital chain: A field-theoretical approach" Physical Review B, v.83, 2011, p.12.

Keola Wierschem Pinaki Sengupta "Dimensional Crossover in Quasi-one-dimensional Spin-1 Heisenberg Antiferromagnets" ArXiv e-prints, v.1310, 2013, p.130.

Smalyukh, II;Butler, J.;Shrout, J. D.;Parsek, M. R.;Wong, G. C. L.; "Elasticity-mediated nematiclike bacterial organization in model extracellular DNA matrix" Physical Review E, v.78, 2008, p.4.

Grafe, H. J.;Curro, N. J.;Young, B. L.;Vyalikh, A.;Vavilova, J.;Gu, G. D.;Hucker, M.;Buchner, B.; "Charge order and low frequency spin dynamics in lanthanum cuprates revealed by Nuclear Magnetic Resonance" European Physical Journal-Special Topics, v.188, 2010, p.89-101.

Liu, Q. K. Senyuk, B. Tasinkevych, M. Smalyukh, I.I, "Nematic liquid crystal boojums with handles on colloidal handlebodies" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, v.110, 2013, p.. doi:10.1073/pnas.1301464110 

Liao, Renyuan Popescu, Florentin Quader, Khandker "p-wave pairing in a two-component Fermi system with unequal population: Weak-coupling BCS to strong-coupling BEC regimes" PHYSICAL REVIEW B, v.88, 2013, p.. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.88.134507 

Fernandes, R. M. Maiti, S. Wolfle, P. Chubukov, A. V. "How Many Quantum Phase Transitions Exist Inside the Superconducting Dome of the Iron Pnictides?" Physical Review Letters, v.111, 2013, p.. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.057001 

Castelnovo, C.;Chamon, C.; "Entanglement and topological entropy of the toric code at finite temperature" Physical Review B, v.76, 2007, p.15.

Goforth, A. M.;Klavins, P.;ttinger, J. C.;Kauzlarich, S. M.; "Magnetic Properties and Negative Colossal Magnetoresistance of the Rare Earth Zintl phase EuIn(2)AS(2)" Inorganic Chemistry, v.47, 2008, p.11048-110.

Petit-Garrido, N.;Trivedi, R. P.;Ignes-Mullol, J.;Claret, J.;Lapointe, C.;Sagues, F.;Smalyukh, II; "Healing of Defects at the Interface of Nematic Liquid Crystals and Structured Langmuir-Blodgett Monolayers" Physical Review Letters, v.107, 2011, p.5.

Park, T.;Ronning, F.;Yuan, H. Q.;Salamon, M. B.;Movshovich, R.;Sarrao, J. L.;Thompson, J. D.; "Hidden magnetism and quantum criticality in the heavy fermion superconductor CeRhIn5" Nature, v.440, 2006, p.65-68.

Weiqing Lin Tien-Mo Shih Jin-Cheng Zheng Yufeng Zhang Jincan Chen "Coupling of Temperatures and Power Outputs in Hybrid Photovoltaic and Thermoelectric Modules" International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, v.74, 2014, p.. doi:0017-9310 

Vafek, Oskar; Murray James M. Cvetkovic, Vladimir "Superconductivity on the Brink of Spin-Charge Order in a Doped Honeycomb Bilayer" Physical Review Letters, v.112, 2014, p.. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.147002 

Smalyukh,, II;Pratibha, R.;Madhusudana, N. V.;Lavrentovich, O. D.; "Selective imaging of 3D director fields and study of defects in biaxial smectic A liquid crystals" European Physical Journal E, v.16, 2005, p.179-191.

Joshi, D. A.;alakshmi, R.;Kulkarni, R.;Dhar, S. K.;Thamizhavel, A.; "Crystal growth and anisotropic magnetic properties of RAg2Ge2 (R = Pr, Nd and Sm) single crystals" Physica B-Condensed Matter, v.404, 2009, p.2988-2991.

Romers, J.;Huijse, L.;Schoutens, K.; "Charged spin textures over the Moore-Read quantum Hall state" New Journal of Physics, v.13, 2011, p.9.

Kirchner, S.;Si, Q. M.; "Critical Kondo destruction and the violation of the quantum-to-classical mapping of quantum criticality" Physica B-Condensed Matter, v.404, 2009, p.2904-2907.

Dan, B.;Behabtu, N.;Martinez, A.;Evans, J. S.;Kosynkin, D. V.;Tour, J. M.;Pasquali, M.;Smalyukh, II; "Liquid crystals of aqueous, giant graphene oxide flakes" Soft Matter, v.7, 2011, p.11154-111.

Parish, M. M.;Littlewood, P. B.; "Magnetocapacitance in Nonmagnetic Composite Media" Physical Review Letters, v.101, 2008, p.4.

Oliveira, R. J.;Whitford, P. C.;Chahine, J.;Leite, V. B. P.;Wang, J.; "Coordinate and time-dependent diffusion dynamics in protein folding" Methods, v.52, 2010, p.91-98.

Pollet, L.;Boninsegni, M.;Kuklov, A. B.;Prokof "Superfluidity of grain boundaries in solid He-4" Physical Review Letters, v.98, 2007, p.4.

Xiao, H.;Hu, T.;He, S. K.;Shen, B.;Zhang, W. J.;Xu, B.;He, K. F.;Han, J.;Singh, Y. P.;Wen, H. H.;Qiu, X. G.;Panagopoulos, C.;Almasan, C. C.; "Filamentary superconductivity across the phase diagram of Ba(Fe,Co)(2)As-2" Physical Review B, v.86, 2012, p.5.

Smalyukh,, II;Zribi, O. V.;Butler, J. C.;Lavrentovich, O. D.;Wong, G. C. L.; "Structure and dynamics of liquid crystalline pattern formation in drying droplets of DNA" Physical Review Letters, v.96, 2006, p..

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Nguyen, T. K. T.;Kiselev, M. N.;Kravtsov, V. E.; "Thermoelectric transport through a quantum dot: Effects of asymmetry in Kondo channels" Physical Review B, v.82, 2010, p.4.

Chern, G. W.; "Noncoplanar Magnetic Ordering Driven by Itinerant Electrons on the Pyrochlore Lattice" Physical Review Letters, v.105, 2010, p.4.

Sujay Ray Mohammad H. Qureshi Dominic W. Malcolm Jagat B. Budhathoki U?ur Çelik Hamza Balci "RPA-Mediated Unfolding of Systematically Varying G-Quadruplex Structures" Biophysical Journal, v.104, 2013, p.. doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2013.04.004 

Jelbert, G. R.;Sasagawa, T.;Fletcher, J. D.;Park, T.;Thompson, J. D.;Panagopoulos, C.; "Measurement of low energy charge correlations in underdoped spin-glass La-based cuprates using impedance spectroscopy" Physical Review B, v.78, 2008, p.4.

Harel, E.;Fidler, A. F.;Engel, G. S.; "Real-time mapping of electronic structure with single-shot two-dimensional electronic spectroscopy" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, v.107, 2010, p.16444-164.

Lee, T.;Trivedi, R. P.;Smalyukh, II; "Multimodal nonlinear optical polarizing microscopy of long-range molecular order in liquid crystals" Optics Letters, v.35, 2010, p.3447-3449.

Alet, F.;Walczak, A. M.;Fisher, M. P. A.; "Exotic quantum phases and phase transitions in correlated matter" Physica a-Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, v.369, 2006, p.122-142.

Hu, T.;Xiao, H.;Gyawali, P.;Wen, H. H.;Almasan, C. C.; "Superconductivity in the pseudogap region of Bi2Sr1.4La0.6CuO6+delta from angular-dependent torque measurements" Physical Review B, v.85, 2012, p.5.

Zimmers, A.;Noat, Y.;Cren, T.;Sacks, W.;Roditchev, D.;Liang, B.;Greene, R. L.; "Local tunneling spectroscopy of the electron-doped cuprate superconductor Sm(1.85)Ce(0.15)CuO(4)" Physical Review B, v.76, 2007, p.4.

Goldberg, M.;De Pitta, M.;Volman, V.;Berry, H.;Ben-Jacob, E.; "Nonlinear Gap Junctions Enable Long-Distance Propagation of Pulsating Calcium Waves in Astrocyte Networks" Plos Computational Biology, v.6, 2010, p.14.

Tanaskovic, D.;Haule, K.;Kotliar, G.;Dobrosavljevic, V.; "Phase diagram, energy scales, and nonlocal correlations in the Anderson lattice model" Physical Review B, v.84, 2011, p.10.

Masoud, H.;Alexeev, A.; "Controlled Release of Nanoparticles and Macromolecules from Responsive Microgel Capsules" Acs Nano, v.6, 2012, p.212-219.

Engstrom, D.;Trivedi, R. P.;Persson, M.;Goksor, M.;Bertness, K. A.;Smalyukh, II; "Three-dimensional imaging of liquid crystal structures and defects by means of holographic manipulation of colloidal nanowires with faceted sidewalls" Soft Matter, v.7, 2011, p.6304-6312.

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Project Outcomes for the International Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter

Emergent phenomena are those which arise from a collective interaction of well understood parts to produce a surprising whole.  The canonical example is:  how can a group of molecules come together to think about what molecules are, that is, how does consciousness emerge?

The International Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter (I2CAM) made significant contributions to the understanding of emergent phenomena in materials during the last five years of support from the National Science Foundation, as measured in part by over two hundred scientific papers supported in part by I2CAM. I2CAM is highly interdisciplinary, with participation by physicists, chemists, biologists, engineers, and mathematicians, and of our hundreds of participants over the last five years, the majority have been graduate students or postdoctoral researchers without permanent research appointments (Fig. 1).  An increasing fraction of our participation has been by women, ranging from 20-30% annually.  Under the NSF support, I2CAM has grown into a truly international science network, with over sixty branches around the world (Fig. 1).

Intellectual Merit: Discoveries supported by I2CAM range among:

  • contributions to the understanding of quantum mechanical effects in photosynthesis (Fig. 2).  This work, done in part by then Postdoctoral Researcher Elad Harel, shows evidence that the antennae complex used by some bacteria to trap light energy for funneling into the photosynthetic complex can display evidence of quantum oscillations up to nearly room temperature; Harel and co-authors have made the argument that the quantum oscillations enhance the effectiveness of the photosynthesis and thus may be an outcome of evolutionary selection.  Elad is now a professor of chemistry at Northwestern University. 
  • an understanding of how networks of actin protein filaments which undergo buckling can generate contractile forces for motion of living cells (Fig. 3).  This work was carried out by exchange awardee Mike Murrell who shared time in Chicago and the ESPCI in Paris. Mike is now a professor of biomedical engineering at University of Wisconsin. 
  • how an older class of semiconducting materials with tiny energy gaps (Kondo insulators) could prove of great importance in the developing field of quantum computing.  This work was carried out by former I2CAM Junior Scientist Maxim Dzero (now faculty at Kent State) and I2CAM co-PI Piers Coleman. 

Broader Impacts: We also worked towards conveying the excitement and meaning of emergence to the public through our on line science museum emergentuniverse.org and with the building of a traveling superconducting levitating train demonstration by former I2CAM exchange awardee Suchitra Sebastian (now on the faculty at Cambridge) (Fig. 4). 

We contributed significantly to the training of the next generation of leaders in interdisciplinary materials science through workshops and schools emphasizing discussion and access by young scientists at the graduate or postdoctoral level, and by supporting international scientific exchange (Fig. 5) of junior scientists to promote and nucleate new collaborative research. By leveraging our resources we have provided supp...

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