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Author(s): Tatsu Kuwatani, Kenji Nagata, Masato Okada, and Mitsuhiro ToriumiWe apply the Markov-random-field model to linear seismic tomography and propose a method to estimate the hyperparameters for … - Morphological study of elastic-plastic-brittle transitions in disordered media

Author(s): Sohan Kale and Martin Ostoja-StarzewskiWe use a spring lattice model with springs following a bilinear elastoplastic-brittle constitutive behavior with spatial disorder in the yield and fai … - Pulling-force-induced elongation and alignment effects on entanglement and knotting characteristics of linear polymers in a melt

Author(s): E. Panagiotou and M. KrögerWe employ a primitive path (PP) algorithm and the Gauss linking integral to study the degree of entanglement and knotting characteristics of linear polymer model … - Radially polarized, half-cycle, attosecond pulses from laser wakefields through coherent synchrotronlike radiation

Author(s): F. Y. Li, Z. M. Sheng, M. Chen, L. L. Yu, J. Meyer-ter-Vehn, W. B. Mori, and J. ZhangAttosecond bursts of coherent synchrotronlike radiation are found when driving ultrathin relativistic el … - Phase separation of fluids in porous media: A molecular dynamics study

Author(s): Shaista Ahmad, Sanjay Puri, and Subir K. DasWe present comprehensive molecular dynamics results for phase-separation kinetics of fluids in a porous medium. This system is modeled by a symme … - Magnetic helicity and the evolution of decaying magnetohydrodynamic turbulence

Author(s): Arjun Berera and Moritz LinkmannEnsemble-averaged high resolution direct numerical simulations of reverse spectral transfer are presented, extending on the many single realization numerical … - Quantum distance and the Euler number index of the Bloch band in a one-dimensional spin model

Author(s): Yu-Quan MaWe study the Riemannian metric and the Euler characteristic number of the Bloch band in a one-dimensional spin model with multisite spins exchange interactions. The Euler number o … - Evolutionary dynamics of the traveler's dilemma and minimum-effort coordination games on complex networks

Author(s): Swami Iyer and Timothy KillingbackThe traveler's dilemma game and the minimum-effort coordination game are social dilemmas that have received significant attention resulting from the f … - Exact dynamics of stochastic linear delayed systems: Application to spatiotemporal coordination of comoving agents

Author(s): Thomas John McKetterick and Luca GiuggioliDelayed dynamics result from finite transmission speeds of a signal in the form of energy, mass, or information. In stochastic systems the resultin … - Solvable random-walk model with memory and its relations with Markovian models of anomalous diffusion

Author(s): D. Boyer and J. C. R. Romo-CruzMotivated by studies on the recurrent properties of animal and human mobility, we introduce a path-dependent random-walk model with long-range memory for whic … - Geometrical model for malaria parasite migration in structured environments

Author(s): Anna Battista, Friedrich Frischknecht, and Ulrich S. SchwarzThis work presents a stochastic model for the motion patterns of sporozoites (malaria parasites) moving in complex environments. … - Instability dynamics and breather formation in a horizontally shaken pendulum chain

Author(s): Y. Xu, T. J. Alexander, H. Sidhu, and P. G. KevrekidisInspired by the experimental results of Cuevas et al. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 224101 (2009)PRLTAO10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.224101], we con … - Gas cushion model and hydrodynamic boundary conditions for superhydrophobic textures

Author(s): Tatiana V. Nizkaya, Evgeny S. Asmolov, and Olga I. VinogradovaSuperhydrophobic Cassie textures with trapped gas bubbles reduce drag, by generating large effective slip, which is important f … - Theory of self-oscillation and mode locking in a longitudinal photoacoustic resonator

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Author(s): E. A. JaglaWe study analytically and by numerical simulations the statistics of the aftershocks generated after large avalanches in models of interface depinning that include viscoelastic r … - Approach to approximating the pair distribution function of inhomogeneous hard-sphere fluids

Author(s): Paho Lurie-Gregg, Jeff B. Schulte, and David RoundyWe introduce an approximation for the pair distribution function of the inhomogeneous hard sphere fluid. Our approximation makes use of ou … - Deriving fundamental measure theory from the virial series: Consistency with the zero-dimensional limit

Author(s): Matthieu Marechal, Stephan Korden, and Klaus MeckeFundamental measure theory (FMT) for hard particles has great potential for predicting the phase behavior of colloidal and nanometric shape … - Enhanced rare-region effects in the contact process with long-range correlated disorder

Author(s): Ahmed K. Ibrahim, Hatem Barghathi, and Thomas VojtaWe investigate the nonequilibrium phase transition in the disordered contact process in the presence of long-range spatial disorder correl … - Kinetics of gravity-driven water channels under steady rainfall

Author(s): Cesare M. Cejas, Yuli Wei, Remi Barrois, Christian Frétigny, Douglas J. Durian, and Rémi DreyfusWe investigate the formation of fingered flow in dry granular media under simulated rainfall … - Tunable dynamic response of magnetic gels: Impact of structural properties and magnetic fields

Author(s): Mitsusuke Tarama, Peet Cremer, Dmitry Y. Borin, Stefan Odenbach, Hartmut Löwen, and Andreas M. MenzelFerrogels and magnetic elastomers feature mechanical properties that can be reversibly t … - Probing cooperative liquid dynamics with the mean square displacement

Author(s): U. Buchenau, R. Zorn, and M. A. RamosLiterature data for picosecond mean square displacements show that the anharmonicity explains only about half of the fragility (with different fractions … - Retrodictive derivation of the radical-ion-pair master equation and Monte Carlo simulation with single-molecule quantum trajectories

Author(s): M. Kritsotakis and I. K. KominisRadical-ion-pair reactions, central in photosynthesis and the avian magnetic compass mechanism, have been recently shown to be a paradigm system for applying … - Collision-free nonuniform dynamics within continuous optimal velocity models

Author(s): Antoine Tordeux and Armin SeyfriedOptimal velocity (OV) car-following models give with few parameters stable stop-and -go waves propagating like in empirical data. Unfortunately, classical … - Local and global epidemic outbreaks in populations moving in inhomogeneous environments

Author(s): Arturo Buscarino, Luigi Fortuna, Mattia Frasca, and Alessandro RizzoWe study disease spreading in a system of agents moving in a space where the force of infection is not homogeneous. Agent … - Entropy of weighted recurrence plots

Author(s): Deniz Eroglu, Thomas K. DM. Peron, Nobert Marwan, Francisco A. Rodrigues, Luciano da F. Costa, Michael Sebek, István Z. Kiss, and Jürgen KurthsThe Shannon entropy of a time series is a stan … - Self-organizing patterns in an evolutionary rock-paper-scissors game for stochastic synchronized strategy updates

Author(s): Levente Varga, Jeromos Vukov, and György SzabóWe study a spatial evolutionary rock-paper-scissors game with synchronized strategy updating. Players gain their payoff from games with their f … - Local dissipation scales in two-dimensional Rayleigh-Taylor turbulence

Author(s): Xiang Qiu (邱翔), Yu-Lu Liu (刘宇陆), and Quan Zhou (周全)We examine the distribution of the local dissipation scale η, Q(η), and its temporal evolution in two-dimensional (2D) Rayleigh-Taylor (RT … - External front instabilities induced by a shocked particle ring

Author(s): V. Rodriguez, R. Saurel, G. Jourdan, and L. HouasThe dispersion of a cylindrical particle ring by a blast or shock wave induces the formation of coherent structures which take the form of p … - Active control of vortex shedding: An explanation of the gain window

Author(s): Simon J. Illingworth, Hiroshi Naito, and Koji FukagataThis paper explains the gain window phenomenon seen in early experimental and computational studies on active, closed-loop control of v … - Deformation and breakup of a liquid droplet past a solid circular cylinder: A lattice Boltzmann study

Author(s): Qiuxiang Li, Zhenhua Chai, Baochang Shi, and Hong LiangIn this paper, we present a numerical study on the deformation and breakup behavior of liquid droplet past a solid circular cylinder b … - Numerical study of thermoviscous effects in ultrasound-induced acoustic streaming in microchannels

Author(s): Peter Barkholt Muller and Henrik BruusWe present a numerical study of thermoviscous effects on the acoustic streaming flow generated by an ultrasound standing-wave resonance in a long strai … - Mobility of discrete multibreathers in the exciton dynamics of the Davydov model with saturable nonlinearities

Author(s): J. D. Tchinang Tchameu, A. B. Togueu Motcheyo, and C. TchawouaWe show that the state of amide-I excitations in proteins is modeled by the discrete nonlinear Schrödinger equation with satura … - Poiseuille flow of soft glasses in narrow channels: From quiescence to steady state

Author(s): Pinaki Chaudhuri and Jürgen HorbachUsing numerical simulations, the onset of Poiseuille flow in a confined soft glass is investigated. Starting from the quiescent state, steady flow sets in … - Cage effect for the velocity correlation functions of a Brownian particle in viscoelastic shear flows

Author(s): Romi Mankin, Katrin Laas, Neeme Lumi, and Astrid RekkerThe long-time limit behavior of velocity correlation functions (VCFs) for an underdamped Brownian particle in an oscillatory viscoelas … - Analytic solution for heat flow through a general harmonic network

Author(s): Nahuel Freitas and Juan Pablo PazWe present an analytic expression for the heat current through a general harmonic network coupled with Ohmic reservoirs. We use a method that enables us to … - Long-term influence of fluid inertia on the diffusion of a Brownian particle

Author(s): Giuseppe Pesce, Giorgio Volpe, Giovanni Volpe, and Antonio SassoWe experimentally measure the effects of fluid inertia on the diffusion of a Brownian particle at very long time scales. In p … - Variation of the dynamic susceptibility along an isochrone

Author(s): Nicholas P. Bailey, Thomas B. Schrøder, and Jeppe C. DyreKoperwas et al. showed in a recent paper [Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 125701 (2013)PRLTAO10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.125701] that the dynamic … - Noise, transient dynamics, and the generation of realistic interspike interval variation in square-wave burster neurons

Author(s): Bóris Marin, Reynaldo Daniel Pinto, Robert C. Elson, and Eduardo ColliFirst return maps of interspike intervals for biological neurons that generate repetitive bursts of impulses can displa … - Fourier decomposition of payoff matrix for symmetric three-strategy games

Author(s): György Szabó, Kinga S. Bodó, Benjamin Allen, and Martin A. NowakIn spatial evolutionary games the payoff matrices are used to describe pair interactions among neighboring players located on … - Kink topology control by high-frequency external forces in nonlinear Klein-Gordon models

Author(s): R. Alvarez-Nodarse, N. R. Quintero, and F. G. MertensA method of averaging is applied to study the dynamics of a kink in the damped double sine-Gordon equation driven by both external (nonp … - Number of first-passage times as a measurement of information for weakly chaotic systems

Author(s): Pierre Nazé and Roberto VenegerolesWe consider a general class of maps of the interval having Lyapunov subexponential instability |δxt|∼|δx0|exp[Λt(x0)ζ(t)], where ζ(t) grows sublinearly as … - Microscopic mechanism for self-organized quasiperiodicity in random networks of nonlinear oscillators

Author(s): Raffaella Burioni, Serena di Santo, Matteo di Volo, and Alessandro VezzaniSelf-organized quasiperiodicity is one of the most puzzling dynamical phases observed in systems of nonlinear coupl … - Nonergodicity of the Nose-Hoover chain thermostat in computationally achievable time

Author(s): Puneet Kumar Patra and Baidurya BhattacharyaThe widely used Nose-Hoover chain (NHC) thermostat in molecular dynamics simulations is generally believed to impart the canonical distribution a … - Bathtub vortex induced by instability

Author(s): Jiro Mizushima, Kazuki Abe, and Naoto YokoyamaThe driving mechanism and the swirl direction of the bathtub vortex are investigated by the linear stability analysis of the no-vortex flow as … - Enhanced collisionless shock formation in a magnetized plasma containing a density gradient

Author(s): S. E. Clark, E. T. Everson, D. B. Schaeffer, A. S. Bondarenko, C. G. Constantin, C. Niemann, and D. WinskeTwo-dimensional hybrid simulations of super-Alfvénic expanding debris plasma intera … - Derivation of the Lifshitz-Matsubara sum formula for the Casimir pressure between metallic plane mirrors

Author(s): R. Guérout, A. Lambrecht, K. A. Milton, and S. ReynaudWe carefully reexamine the conditions of validity for the consistent derivation of the Lifshitz-Matsubara sum formula for the Casimir p … - Thermodynamic bounds and general properties of optimal efficiency and power in linear responses

Author(s): Jian-Hua JiangWe study the optimal exergy efficiency and power for thermodynamic systems with an Onsager-type “current-force” relationship describing the linear response to external influen … - Domain and droplet sizes in emulsions stabilized by colloidal particles

Author(s): Stefan Frijters, Florian Günther, and Jens HartingParticle-stabilized emulsions are commonly used in various industrial applications. These emulsions can present in different forms, such as … - Segregation and phase inversion of strongly and weakly fluctuating Brownian particle mixtures and a chain of such particle mixtures in spherical containers

Author(s): Akinori AwazuWe investigate the segregation pattern formation of strongly and weakly fluctuating Brownian particle mixtures confined in a three-dimensional spherical container. We consider … - Solidification in soft-core fluids: Disordered solids from fast solidification fronts

Author(s): A. J. Archer, M. C. Walters, U. Thiele, and E. KnoblochUsing dynamical density functional theory we calculate the speed of solidification fronts advancing into a quenched two-dimensional mo … - Beam-splitter switches based on zenithal bistable liquid-crystal gratings

Author(s): Dimitrios C. Zografopoulos, Romeo Beccherelli, and Emmanouil E. KriezisThe tunable optical diffractive properties of zenithal bistable nematic liquid-crystal gratings are theoretically inve … - Understanding the role of grafted polystyrene chain conformation in assembly of magnetic nanoparticles

Author(s): Yang Jiao and Pinar AkcoraPolystyrene-grafted iron oxide nanoparticles have been shown to phase separate into ordered morphologies of strings, well-dispersed particles, and spherical aggreg … - Coherence index and curvelet transformation for denoising geophysical data

Author(s): Hassan Dashtian and Muhammad SahimiGeophysical data contain stochastic noise that may mask their useful content. For example, ground roll (GR) is a coherent noise that is present in seismic … - Symmetries and transport in site-dependent driven quantum lattices

Author(s): Thomas Wulf, Christoph Petri, Benno Liebchen, and Peter SchmelcherWe explore the quantum dynamics of particles in a spatiotemporally driven lattice. A powerful numerical scheme is developed … - Controlling cluster synchronization by adapting the topology

Author(s): Judith Lehnert, Philipp Hövel, Anton Selivanov, Alexander Fradkov, and Eckehard SchöllWe suggest an adaptive control scheme for the control of in-phase and cluster synchronization in delay- … - Universal Braess paradox in open quantum dots

Author(s): A. L. R. Barbosa, D. Bazeia, and J. G. G. S. RamosWe present analytical and numerical results that demonstrate the presence of the Braess paradox in chaotic quantum dots. The paradox that w … - Simple analytical model of evapotranspiration in the presence of roots

Author(s): Cesare M. Cejas, L. A. Hough, Jean-Christophe Castaing, Christian Frétigny, and Rémi DreyfusEvaporation of water out of a soil involves complicated and well-debated mechanisms. When plant r … - Muscle activation described with a differential equation model for large ensembles of locally coupled molecular motors

Author(s): Sam WalcottMolecular motors, by turning chemical energy into mechanical work, are responsible for active cellular processes. Often groups of these motors work together to perform their biol … - Vector rogue waves and dark-bright boomeronic solitons in autonomous and nonautonomous settings

Author(s): R. Babu Mareeswaran, E. G. Charalampidis, T. Kanna, P. G. Kevrekidis, and D. J. FrantzeskakisIn this work we consider the dynamics of vector rogue waves and dark-bright solitons in two-comp … - Magnetic field reversals and long-time memory in conducting flows

Author(s): P. Dmitruk, P. D. Mininni, A. Pouquet, S. Servidio, and W. H. MatthaeusEmploying a simple ideal magnetohydrodynamic model in spherical geometry, we show that the presence of either rotation … - Filling of charged cylindrical capillaries

Author(s): Siddhartha Das, Sourayon Chanda, J. C. T. Eijkel, N. R. Tas, Suman Chakraborty, and Sushanta K. MitraWe provide an analytical model to describe the filling dynamics of horizontal cylindrica … - Heterogeneity-induced large deviations in activity and (in some cases) entropy production

Author(s): Todd R. Gingrich, Suriyanarayanan Vaikuntanathan, and Phillip L. GeisslerWe solve a simple model that supports a dynamic phase transition and show conditions for the existence of the transi … - Phase transition properties of the Bell-Lavis model

Author(s): M. Šimėnas, A. Ibenskas, and E. E. TornauUsing Monte Carlo calculations we analyze the order and the universality class of phase transitions into a low-density (honeycomb) phase of a triang … - Tuned Mullins-Sekerka instability: Exact results

Author(s): Michael I. Tribelsky and Sergei I. AnisimovMullins-Sekerka's instability at 3D self-similar growth of a spherical seed crystal in an undercooled fluid is discussed. The exact solution … - Theory of skyrmion states in liquid crystals

Author(s): A. O. Leonov, I. E. Dragunov, U. K. Rößler, and A. N. BogdanovWithin the Oseen-Frank theory we derive numerically exact solutions for axisymmetric localized states in chiral liquid crystal … - Determination of effective brain connectivity from functional connectivity using propagator-based interferometry and neural field theory with application to the corticothalamic system

Author(s): P. A. RobinsonIt is shown how to compute both direct and total effective connection matrices (deCMs and teCMs), which embody the strengths of neural connections between regions, from correl … - Cryogenic x-ray diffraction microscopy utilizing high-pressure cryopreservation

Author(s): Enju Lima, Yuriy Chushkin, Peter van der Linden, Chae Un Kim, Federico Zontone, Philippe Carpentier, Sol M. Gruner, and Petra PernotWe present cryo x-ray diffraction microscopy of high-pres … - Entropy production of a steady-growth cell with catalytic reactions

Author(s): Yusuke Himeoka and Kunihiko KanekoCells generally convert external nutrient resources to support metabolism and growth. Understanding the thermodynamic efficiency of this conversion is esse … - Wang-Landau sampling in face-centered-cubic hydrophobic-hydrophilic lattice model proteins

Author(s): Jingfa Liu, Beibei Song, Yonglei Yao, Yu Xue, Wenjie Liu, and Zhaoxia LiuFinding the global minimum-energy structure is one of the main problems of protein structure prediction. The face-ce … - Propensity and stickiness in the naming game: Tipping fractions of minorities

Author(s): Andrew M. Thompson, Boleslaw K. Szymanski, and Chjan C. LimAgent-based models of the binary naming game are generalized here to represent a family of models parameterized by the introductio … - Two-cluster solutions in an ensemble of generic limit-cycle oscillators with periodic self-forcing via the mean-field

Author(s): Lennart Schmidt and Katharina KrischerWe study two-cluster solutions of an ensemble of generic limit-cycle oscillators in the vicinity of a Hopf bifurcation, i.e., Stuart-Landau oscillators … - Electroviscous resistance of nanofluidic bends

Author(s): J. D. Berry, A. E. Foong, C. E. Lade, C. J. C. Biscombe, M. R. Davidson, and D. J. E. HarvieAnalysis tools that quantify the pressure and potential changes occurring over pressure-driven el … - Lateral migration of a spherical capsule near a plane wall in Stokes flow

Author(s): S. Nix, Y. Imai, D. Matsunaga, T. Yamaguchi, and T. IshikawaLateral migration is the motion of a particle perpendicular to the direction of the surrounding flow. One of the factors leading … - Time-resolved measurement of global synchronization in the dust acoustic wave

Author(s): J. D. WilliamsA spatially and temporally resolved measurement of the synchronization of the naturally occurring dust acoustic wave to an external drive and the relaxation from the driven wa … - Irreversible dynamics, Onsager-Casimir symmetry, and an application to turbulence

Author(s): Hans Christian ÖttingerIrreversible contributions to the dynamics of nonequilibrium systems can be formulated in terms of dissipative, or irreversible, brackets. We discuss the structure of … - Complete spectral scaling of time series: Towards a classification of 1/f noise

Author(s): Miguel A. RodríguezThe standard spectral scaling, S(f)∼1/fβ, has been traditionally used as a correlation measure characterizing the dynamical behavior of time series. The ubiquity of 1/f a … - Wave tailoring by precompression in confined granular systems

Author(s): Raj Kumar Pal and Philippe H. GeubelleWe present a granular system whose response under an impact load can be varied from rapidly decaying to almost constant amplitude waves by an external … - Cluster phases of penetrable rods on a line

Author(s): Santi PrestipinoPhase transitions are uncommon among homogeneous one-dimensional fluids of classical particles owing to a general nonexistence result due to van Hove. A way to circumvent va … - Mechanics of large folds in thin interfacial films

Author(s): Vincent Démery, Benny Davidovitch, and Christian D. SantangeloA thin film confined to a liquid interface responds to uniaxial compression by wrinkling, and then by folding, that has been so … - Evaporation-driven growth of large crystallized salt structures in a porous medium

Author(s): N. Sghaier, S. Geoffroy, M. Prat, H. Eloukabi, and S. Ben NasrallahSubflorescence refers to crystallized salt structures that form inside a porous medium. We report a drying experiment reve … - Theoretical predictions of disclination loop growth for nematic liquid crystals under capillary confinement

Author(s): Alireza Shams, Xuxia Yao, Jung Ok Park, Mohan Srinivasarao, and Alejandro D. ReyThe combination of low elasticity modulus, anisotropy, and responsiveness to external fields drives the rich … - Nonlinear growth and condensation in multiplex networks

Author(s): V. Nicosia, G. Bianconi, V. Latora, and M. BarthelemyDifferent types of interactions coexist and coevolve to shape the structure and function of a multiplex network. We propose here a gener … - Intergroup information exchange drives cooperation in the public goods game

Author(s): C. Gracia-Lázaro, J. Gómez-Gardeñes, L. M. Floría, and Y. MorenoIn this paper we explore the onset of cooperative traits in the public goods game. This well-known game involves N-agent inte … - Maximum work extraction and implementation costs for nonequilibrium Maxwell's demons

Author(s): Henrik Sandberg, Jean-Charles Delvenne, Nigel J. Newton, and Sanjoy K. MitterWe determine the maximum amount of work extractable in finite time by a demon performing continuous measurements … - Growing spin model in deterministic and stochastic trees

Author(s): Julian SienkiewiczWe solve the growing asymmetric Ising model [J. Sienkiewicz, K. Suchecki, and J. A. Hołyst, Phys. Rev. E 89, 012105 (2014)PLEEE810.1103/PhysRevE.89.012105] in the topologi … - Calibrated Langevin-dynamics simulations of intrinsically disordered proteins

Author(s): W. Wendell Smith, Po-Yi Ho, and Corey S. O'HernWe perform extensive coarse-grained (CG) Langevin dynamics simulations of intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs), which possess fluctua … - Quantum dynamics of the avian compass

Author(s): Zachary B. WaltersThe ability of migratory birds to orient relative to the Earth's magnetic field is believed to involve a coherent superposition of two spin states of a radical electr … - Effect of radio frequency fields on the radical pair magnetoreception model

Author(s): Bao-Ming Xu, Jian Zou, Hai Li, Jun-Gang Li, and Bin ShaoAlthough the radical pair (RP) model is widely accepted for birds' orientation, the physical mechanism of it is still not fully … - Influence of self-steepening and intrapulse Raman scattering on modulation instability in oppositely directed coupler

Author(s): A. K. Shafeeque Ali, K. Porsezian, and T. UthayakumarWe investigate the modulation instability in oppositely directed coupler in the presence of higher-order effects. Using linear stability … - Reaction-diffusion-advection equation in binary tree networks and optimal size ratio

Author(s): Hidetsugu SakaguchiA simple reaction-diffusion-advection equation is proposed in a dichotomous tree network to discuss an optimal network. An optimal size ratio r is evaluated by the princi … - Clustering of branching Brownian motions in confined geometries

Author(s): A. Zoia, E. Dumonteil, A. Mazzolo, C. de Mulatier, and A. RossoWe study the evolution of a collection of individuals subject to Brownian diffusion, reproduction, and disappearance. In parti … - Local shear transformations in deformed and quiescent hard-sphere colloidal glasses

Author(s): K. E. Jensen, D. A. Weitz, and F. SpaepenWe perform a series of deformation experiments on a monodisperse, hard-sphere colloidal glass while simultaneously following the three-dimensional t … - Sensitivity and entanglement in the avian chemical compass

Author(s): Yiteng Zhang, Gennady P. Berman, and Sabre KaisThe radical pair mechanism can help to explain avian orientation and navigation. Some evidence indicates that the intensity of external magnet … - Polymer translocation through a nanopore driven by binding particles: Influence of chain rigidity

Author(s): Wancheng Yu and Kaifu LuoWe investigate the influence of chain rigidity on the dynamics of polymer translocation in the presence of binding particles (BPs) through a nanopore using two-dime … - Triadic closure as a basic generating mechanism of communities in complex networks

Author(s): Ginestra Bianconi, Richard K. Darst, Jacopo Iacovacci, and Santo FortunatoMost of the complex social, technological, and biological networks have a significant community structure. Therefor … - Dynamical scaling of fragment distribution in drying paste

Author(s): Shin-ichi Ito and Satoshi YukawaCrack patterns of drying paste and their statistical properties are investigated through smoothed particle hydrodynamics, which is one method for solving con … - Mechanisms of particle clustering in Gaussian and non-Gaussian synthetic turbulence

Author(s): Christopher Nilsen and Helge I. AnderssonWe use synthetic turbulence simulations to study how inertial particles cluster in a turbulent flow, for a wide range of Stokes numbers. Two differe … - Class of periodic and quasiperiodic trajectories of particles settling under gravity in a viscous fluid

Author(s): Maria L. Ekiel-JeżewskaWe investigate regular configurations of a small number of non-Brownian particles settling under gravity in a viscous fluid. The particles do not touch each other and … - Editorial: PRX Takes on a New Role

Author(s): Gene D. Sprouse[Phys. Rev. E 90, 040001] Published Thu Oct 09, 2014 - Dealing with correlated choices: How a spin-glass model can help political parties select their policies

Author(s): M. A. Moore and Helmut G. KatzgraberStarting from preferences on N proposed policies obtained via questionnaires from a sample of the electorate, an Ising spin-glass model in a field can be …