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Author(s): Hrant Gharibyan and Max TegmarkWe prove a generalization of the classic Groenewold-Lindblad entropy inequality, combining decoherence and the quantum Bayes theorem into a simple unified pic … - Record statistics of financial time series and geometric random walks

Author(s): Behlool Sabir and M. S. SanthanamThe study of record statistics of correlated series in physics, such as random walks, is gaining momentum, and several analytical results have been obtained … - Transport in tight-binding bond percolation models

Author(s): Daniel Schmidtke, Abdellah Khodja, and Jochen GemmerMost of the investigations to date on tight-binding, quantum percolation models focused on the quantum percolation threshold, i.e., the a … - Nonequilibrium steady-state response of a nematic liquid crystal under simple shear flow and electric fields

Author(s): Jaka Fajar Fatriansyah, Yuji Sasaki, and Hiroshi OriharaThe effect of a dc electric field on the response of a nematic liquid crystal under shear flow has been investigated by measuring the … - Empirical synchronized flow in oversaturated city traffic

Author(s): Boris S. Kerner, Peter Hemmerle, Micha Koller, Gerhard Hermanns, Sergey L. Klenov, Hubert Rehborn, and Michael SchreckenbergBased on a study of anonymized GPS probe vehicle traces measured … - Motif-based success scores in coauthorship networks are highly sensitive to author name disambiguation

Author(s): David F. Klosik, Stefan Bornholdt, and Marc-Thorsten HüttFollowing the work of Krumov et al. [Eur. Phys. J. B 84, 535 (2011)EPJBFY10.1140/epjb/e2011-10746-5] we revisit the question whether … - Kuramoto dynamics in Hamiltonian systems

Author(s): Dirk Witthaut and Marc TimmeThe Kuramoto model constitutes a paradigmatic model for the dissipative collective dynamics of coupled oscillators, characterizing in particular the emergence of … - Stochastic switching in delay-coupled oscillators

Author(s): Otti D'Huys, Thomas Jüngling, and Wolfgang KinzelA delay is known to induce multistability in periodic systems. Under influence of noise, coupled oscillators can switch between coexist … - Integral equation model for warm and hot dense mixtures

Author(s): C. E. Starrett, D. Saumon, J. Daligault, and S. HamelIn a previous work [C. E. Starrett and D. Saumon, Phys. Rev. E 87, 013104 (2013)PLEEE810.1103/PhysRevE.87.013104] a model for the calcul … - Calculating work in adiabatic two-level quantum Markovian master equations: A characteristic function method

Author(s): Fei LiuWe present a characteristic function method to calculate the probability density functions of the inclusive work in adiabatic two-level quantum Markovian master equations. These syst … - Intermolecular Casimir-Polder forces in water and near surfaces

Author(s): Priyadarshini Thiyam, Clas Persson, Bo E. Sernelius, Drew F. Parsons, Anders Malthe-Sørenssen, and Mathias BoströmThe Casimir-Polder force is an important long-range interaction involved in … - Effect of diffusion in one-dimensional discontinuous absorbing phase transitions

Author(s): Carlos E. Fiore and Gabriel T. LandiIt is known that diffusion provokes substantial changes in continuous absorbing phase transitions. Conversely, its effect on discontinuous transitions is … - Critical temperature of noninteracting bosonic gases in cubic optical lattices at arbitrary integer fillings

Author(s): Abdulla Rakhimov and Iman N. AskerzadeWe have shown that the critical temperature of a Bose-Einstein condensate to a normal phase transition of noninteracting bosons in cubic optical lattic … - Hydrodynamic suppression of phase separation in active suspensions

Author(s): Ricard Matas-Navarro, Ramin Golestanian, Tanniemola B. Liverpool, and Suzanne M. FieldingWe simulate with hydrodynamics a suspension of active disks squirming through a Newtonian fluid. We … - Active elastic dimers: Cells moving on rigid tracks

Author(s): J. H. Lopez, Moumita Das, and J. M. SchwarzThe authors study a minimal model for cells moving along fibers in the extracellular matrix. The model consists of two beads and an active spring … - Interaction-based transition from passivity to excitability

Author(s): V. S. Petrov and G. V. OsipovIn this paper we study the process of transition from passive to excitable behavior due to interaction between nonlinear dynamical systems. We show that under c … - Vesicle dynamics in a confined Poiseuille flow: From steady state to chaos

Author(s): Othmane Aouane, Marine Thiébaud, Abdelilah Benyoussef, Christian Wagner, and Chaouqi MisbahRed blood cells (RBCs) are the major component of blood, and the flow of blood is dictated by that … - Thermal noise of mechanical oscillators in steady states with a heat flux

Author(s): Livia Conti, Claudia Lazzaro, Gagik Karapetyan, Michele Bonaldi, Matteo Pegoraro, Ram-Krishna Thakur, Paolo De Gregorio, and Lamberto RondoniWe present an experimental investigation of the … - Phase diagram of the symbiotic two-species contact process

Author(s): Marcelo Martins de Oliveira and Ronald DickmanWe study the two-species symbiotic contact process, recently proposed by de Oliveira, Santos, and Dickman [Phys. Rev. E 86, 011121 (2012)PLEEE8 ... - Emergence of self-sustained oscillations in excitable Erdös-Rényi random networks

Author(s): Yu QianWe investigate the emergence of self-sustained oscillations in excitable Erdös-Rényi random networks (EERRNs). Interestingly, periodical self-sustained oscillations have been found a ... - Epidemic spreading through direct and indirect interactions

Author(s): Niloy Ganguly, Tyll Krueger, Animesh Mukherjee, and Sudipta SahaIn this paper we study the susceptible-infected-susceptible epidemic dynamics, considering a specialized setting where popula ... - Fractional dynamics on networks: Emergence of anomalous diffusion and Lévy flights

Author(s): A. P. Riascos and José L. MateosWe introduce a formalism of fractional diffusion on networks based on a fractional Laplacian matrix that can be constructed directly from the eigenvalues and ... - Stability of solitary waves in the nonlinear Dirac equation with arbitrary nonlinearity

Author(s): Sihong Shao, Niurka R. Quintero, Franz G. Mertens, Fred Cooper, Avinash Khare, and Avadh SaxenaWe consider the nonlinear Dirac equation in 1 + 1 dimension with scalar-scalar self interactio ... - Pattern formation by phase-field relaxation of bending energy with fixed surface area and volume

Author(s): Timothy Banham, Bo Li, and Yanxiang ZhaoWe explore a wide variety of patterns of closed surfaces that minimize the elastic bending energy with fixed surface area and volume. To avoid compli ... - Realization of nonequilibrium thermodynamic processes using external colored noise

Author(s): Pau Mestres, Ignacio A. Martinez, Antonio Ortiz-Ambriz, Raul A. Rica, and Edgar RoldanWe investigate the dynamics of single microparticles immersed in water that are driven out of equilibri ... - Heat fluctuations and initial ensembles

Author(s): Kwangmoo Kim, Chulan Kwon, and Hyunggyu ParkTime-integrated quantities such as work and heat increase incessantly in time during nonequilibrium processes near steady states. In the long-tim ... - Nonlinear inhomogeneous Fokker-Planck equation within a generalized Stratonovich prescription

Author(s): Zochil González Arenas, Daniel G. Barci, and Constantino TsallisWe deduce a nonlinear and inhomogeneous Fokker-Planck equation within a generalized Stratonovich, or stochastic α, prescripti ... - Analytical theory of effective interactions in binary colloidal systems of soft particles

Author(s): M. Majka and P. F. GóraWhile density functional theory with integral equations techniques are very efficient tools in the numerical analysis of complex fluids, analytical insight into the p ... - Epidemic spread on interconnected metapopulation networks

Author(s): Bing Wang, Gouhei Tanaka, Hideyuki Suzuki, and Kazuyuki AiharaNumerous real-world networks have been observed to interact with each other, resulting in interconnected networks that exhibit ... - Knudsen torque: A rotational mechanism driven by thermal force

Author(s): Qi Li, Tengfei Liang, and Wenjing YeThermally induced mechanical loading has been shown to have significant effects on micro- and nano-objects immersed in a gas with a nonuniform temperatur ... - Hydrodynamic interaction of two deformable drops in confined shear flow

Author(s): Yongping Chen and Chengyao WangWe investigate hydrodynamic interaction between two neutrally buoyant circular drops in a confined shear flow based on a computational fluid dynamics simulati ... - Mode coupling and resonance instabilities in quasi-two-dimensional dust clusters in complex plasmas

Author(s): Ke Qiao, Jie Kong, Jorge Carmona-Reyes, Lorin S. Matthews, and Truell W. HydeSmall quasi-two-dimensional dust clusters consisting of three to eleven particles are formed in an argon plasma ... - Stability of liquid films covered by a carpet of self-propelled surfactant particles

Author(s): Andrey Pototsky, Uwe Thiele, and Holger StarkThe authors study a thin liquid film covered by self-propelled surfactant particles and find that depending on the strength of the rotational di ... - Anomalous diffusion of self-propelled particles in directed random environments

Author(s): M. Reza Shaebani, Zeinab Sadjadi, Igor M. Sokolov, Heiko Rieger, and Ludger SantenWe theoretically study the transport properties of self-propelled particles on complex structures, such as ... - Frozen states and order-disorder transition in the dynamics of confined membranes

Author(s): Thomas Le Goff, Paolo Politi, and Olivier Pierre-LouisThe adhesion dynamics of a membrane confined between two permeable walls is studied using a two-dimensional hydrodynamic model. The mem ... - Ratcheting of Brownian swimmers in periodically corrugated channels: A reduced Fokker-Planck approach

Author(s): Ehud Yariv and Ory SchnitzerWe consider the motion of self-propelling Brownian particles in two-dimensional periodically corrugated channels. The point-size swimmers propel themselves in a ... - Adsorbed films of three-patch colloids: Continuous and discontinuous transitions between thick and thin films

Author(s): C. S. Dias, N. A. M. Araújo, and M. M. Telo da GamaWe investigate numerically the role of spatial arrangement of the patches on the irreversible adsorption of patchy colloids on a substrate ... - Controlling synchrony in oscillatory networks via an act-and-wait algorithm

Author(s): Irmantas Ratas and Kestutis PyragasThe act-and-wait control algorithm is proposed to suppress synchrony in globally coupled oscillatory networks in the situation when the simultaneous regis ... - Quasilongitudinal soliton in a two-dimensional strongly coupled complex dusty plasma in the presence of an external magnetic field

Author(s): Samiran GhoshThe propagation of a nonlinear low-frequency mode in two-dimensional (2D) monolayer hexagonal dusty plasma crystal in presence of external magnetic field and dust-neutral colli ... - Coexisting rogue waves within the (2+1)-component long-wave–short-wave resonance

Author(s): Shihua Chen, Jose M. Soto-Crespo, and Philippe GreluThe coexistence of two different types of fundamental rogue waves is unveiled, based on the coupled equations describing the (2+1)-compon ... - Multidimensional Hamiltonian for tunneling with position-dependent mass

Author(s): Antonio Fernández-Ramos, Zorka Smedarchina, and Willem SiebrandA multidimensional Hamiltonian for tunneling is formulated, based on the mode with imaginary frequency of the transition state ... - Effect of single-site mutations on hydrophobic-polar lattice proteins

Author(s): Guangjie Shi, Thomas Vogel, Thomas Wüst, Ying Wai Li, and David P. LandauThe authors provide a method to calculate systematically the effect of single-site mutations on thermodynamic and st ... - Transport properties of continuous-time quantum walks on Sierpinski fractals

Author(s): Zoltán Darázs, Anastasiia Anishchenko, Tamás Kiss, Alexander Blumen, and Oliver MülkenWe model quantum transport, described by continuous-time quantum walks (CTQWs), on deterministic Sierpi ... - Rheology of cohesive granular materials across multiple dense-flow regimes

Author(s): Yile Gu, Sebastian Chialvo, and Sankaran SundaresanWe investigate the dense-flow rheology of cohesive granular materials through discrete element simulations of homogeneous, simple shear fl ... - Memory effects in the relaxation of a confined granular gas

Author(s): J. Javier Brey, M. I. García de Soria, P. Maynar, and V. BuzónThe accuracy of a model to describe the horizontal dynamics of a confined quasi-two-dimensional system of inelastic hard sphere ... - Soft bounds on diffusion produce skewed distributions and Gompertz growth

Author(s): Salvatore Mandrà, Marco Cosentino Lagomarsino, and Marco GherardiConstraints can affect dramatically the behavior of diffusion processes. Recently, we analyzed a natural and a technological ... - Integrable discrete PT symmetric model

Author(s): Mark J. Ablowitz and Ziad H. MusslimaniAn exactly solvable discrete PT invariant nonlinear Schrödinger-like model is introduced. It is an integrable Hamiltonian system that exhibits a nontr ... - Detecting determinism with improved sensitivity in time series: Rank-based nonlinear predictability score

Author(s): Daniel Naro, Christian Rummel, Kaspar Schindler, and Ralph G. AndrzejakThe rank-based nonlinear predictability score was recently introduced as a test for determinism in point processes. We ... - Minimal geometric requirements for micropropulsion via magnetic rotation

Author(s): U Kei Cheang, Farshad Meshkati, Dalhyung Kim, Min Jun Kim, and Henry Chien FuControllable propulsion of microscale and nanoscale devices enhanced with additional functionality would enable ... - Dispersion of model microorganisms swimming in a nonuniform suspension

Author(s): Takuji Ishikawa and T. J. PedleyAlthough diffusion properties of a suspension of swimming microorganisms in equilibrium have been studied intensively, those under nonequilibrium conditions ... - Temperature measurements of shocked silica aerogel foam

Author(s): K. Falk, C. A. McCoy, C. L. Fryer, C. W. Greeff, A. L. Hungerford, D. S. Montgomery, D. W. Schmidt, D. G. Sheppard, J. R. Williams, T. R. Boehly, and J. F. BenageWe present recent results o ... - Insertion and confinement of hydrophobic metallic powder in water: The bubble-marble effect

Author(s): Yehuda Meir and Eli JerbyMetallic powders such as thermite are known as efficient fuels also applicable in oxygen-free environments. However, due to their hydrophobicity, they hardly penetr … - Localization transition, Lifschitz tails, and rare-region effects in network models

Author(s): Géza ÓdorEffects of heterogeneity in the suspected-infected-susceptible model on networks are investigated using quenched mean-field theory. The emergence of localization is described by th … - Nonequilibrium relaxation and aging scaling of the Coulomb and Bose glass

Author(s): Matthew T. Shimer, Uwe C. Täuber, and Michel PleimlingWe employ Monte Carlo simulations to investigate the nonequilibrium relaxation properties of the two- and three-dimensional Coulomb gla … - Heat conduction in nanoscale materials: A statistical-mechanics derivation of the local heat flux

Author(s): Xiantao LiWe derive a coarse-grained model for heat conduction in nanoscale mechanical systems. Starting with an all-atom description, this approach yields a reduced model, in the form of c … - Aftershocks in a frictional earthquake model

Author(s): O. M. Braun and Erio TosattiInspired by spring-block models, we elaborate a “minimal” physical model of earthquakes which reproduces two main empirical seismological laws, the Gutenberg-Ric … - Tie strength distribution in scientific collaboration networks

Author(s): Qing Ke and Yong-Yeol AhnScience is increasingly dominated by teams. Understanding patterns of scientific collaboration and their impacts on the productivity and evolution of disciplines is … - Enhancement of chaotic subdiffusion in disordered ladders with synthetic gauge fields

Author(s): Xiaoquan Yu and Sergej FlachWe study spreading wave packets in a disordered nonlinear ladder with broken time-reversal symmetry induced by synthetic gauge fields. The model describes the dy … - Rogue wave train generation in a metamaterial induced by cubic-quintic nonlinearities and second-order dispersion

Author(s): Bedel Giscard Onana Essama, Jacques Atangana, Biya Motto Frederick, Bouchra Mokhtari, Noureddine Cherkaoui Eddeqaqi, and Timoleon Crepin KofaneWe investigate the behavior of the electromagn … - Evidence of local power deposition and electron heating by a standing electromagnetic wave in electron-cyclotron-resonance plasma

Author(s): A. Durocher-Jean, L. Stafford, S. Dap, K. Makasheva, and R. ClergereauxMicrowave plasmas excited at electron-cyclotron resonance were studied in the 0.5–15 mTorr pressure range. In contrast … - Finite-size scaling analysis of pseudocritical region in two-dimensional continuous-spin systems

Author(s): Yusuke TomitaAt low temperatures, the two-dimensional continuous-spin systems exhibit large correlation lengths. Some of them show the Berezinskii–Kosterlitz–Thouless-like transitions, and … - Evolution of shear zones in granular materials

Author(s): Balázs Szabó, János Török, Ellák Somfai, Sandra Wegner, Ralf Stannarius, Axel Böse, Georg Rose, Frank Angenstein, and Tamás BörzsönyiThe evolution of wide shear zones or shear bands was inv … - Top-level dynamics and the regulated gene response of feed-forward loop transcriptional motifs

Author(s): Michael Mayo, Ahmed Abdelzaher, Edward J. Perkins, and Preetam GhoshFeed-forward loops are hierarchical three-node transcriptional subnetworks, wherein a top-level protein regulates the act … - Exponential Fermi acceleration in general time-dependent billiards

Author(s): Benjamin BatistićWe show, that under very general conditions, a generic time-dependent billiard, for which a phase space of corresponding static (frozen) billiards is of the mixed type, exh … - Forced transport of deformable containers through narrow constrictions

Author(s): Remy Kusters, Thijs van der Heijden, Badr Kaoui, Jens Harting, and Cornelis StormWe study, numerically and analytically, the forced transport of deformable containers through a narrow const … - Valence-bond quantum Monte Carlo algorithms defined on trees

Author(s): Andreas Deschner and Erik S. SørensenWe present a class of algorithms for performing valence-bond quantum Monte Carlo of quantum spin models. Valence-bond quantum Monte Carlo is a projectiv … - Consistent simulation of droplet evaporation based on the phase-field multiphase lattice Boltzmann method

Author(s): Hesameddin Safari, Mohammad Hassan Rahimian, and Manfred KrafczykIn the present article, we extend and generalize our previous article [H. Safari, M. H. Rahimian, and M. Krafczyk, Phys. Rev ... - Solution of the antiferromagnetic Ising model with multisite interaction on a zigzag ladder

Author(s): E. Jurčišinová and M. JurčišinWe consider the antiferromagnetic spin-1/2 Ising model with multisite interaction in an external magnetic field on an infinite zigzag ladder. The model is sol ... - Brain clock driven by neuropeptides and second messengers

Author(s): Jesus Miro-Bueno and Petr SosíkThe master circadian pacemaker in mammals is localized in a small portion of the brain called the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN). It is unclear how the SCN pro ... - Synchronization-desynchronization transitions in complex networks: An interplay of distributed time delay and inhibitory nodes

Author(s): Carolin Wille, Judith Lehnert, and Eckehard SchöllWe investigate the combined effects of distributed delay and the balance between excitatory and inhibitory nodes on the stability of synchr ... - Speed selection for traveling-wave solutions to the diffusion-reaction equation with cubic reaction term and Burgers nonlinear convection

Author(s): V. A. Sabelnikov and A. N. LipatnikovThe problem of traveling wave (TW) speed selection for solutions to a generalized Murray-Burgers-KPP-Fisher parabolic equation with a strictly positive ... - Thermocapillary effect on the dynamics of viscous beads on vertical fiber

Author(s): Rong Liu and Qiu Sheng LiuThe gravity-driven flow of a thin liquid film down a uniformly heated vertical fiber is considered. This is an unstable open flow that exhibits rich dynamics inclu ... - Determination of the shear viscosity of the one-component plasma

Author(s): Jérôme Daligault, Kim Ø. Rasmussen, and Scott D. BaalrudThe shear viscosity coefficient of the one-component plasma is calculated with unprecedented accuracy using equilibrium molecular dyn ... - Nonintegrable semidiscrete Hirota equation: Gauge-equivalent structures and dynamical properties

Author(s): Li-Yuan Ma and Zuo-Nong ZhuIn this paper, we investigate nonintegrable semidiscrete Hirota equations, including the nonintegrable semidiscrete Hirota− equation and the nonintegrable semidis ... - Exponential series expansion for correlation functions of many-body systems

Author(s): Fabrizio Barocchi, Eleonora Guarini, and Ubaldo BafileWe demonstrate that in Hamiltonian many-body systems at equilibrium, any kind of time dependent correlation function c(t) can always be ... - Exact results for a simple epidemic model on a directed network: Explorations of a system in a nonequilibrium steady state

Author(s): Maxim S. Shkarayev and R. K. P. ZiaMotivated by fundamental issues in nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, we study the venerable susceptible-infected-susceptible (SIS) model of disease sp ... - Neutron diffraction study of aqueous Laponite suspensions at the NIMROD diffractometer

Author(s): V. Tudisca, F. Bruni, E. Scoppola, R. Angelini, B. Ruzicka, L. Zulian, A. K. Soper, and M. A. RicciThe process of dynamical arrest, leading to formation of different arrested states such as ... - Colloidal nanoparticles trapped by liquid-crystal defect lines: A lattice Monte Carlo simulation

Author(s): Regina Jose, Gregor Skačej, V. S. S. Sastry, and Slobodan ŽumerLattice-based Monte Carlo simulations are performed to study a confined liquid crystal system with a topological disclination ... - Kinetic mechanism of chain folding in polymer crystallization

Author(s): S. StepanowI develop a kinetic mechanism to explain chain folding in polymer crystallization which is based on the competition between the formation of stems, which is due to frequent occup ... - Length of adaptive walk on uncorrelated and correlated fitness landscapes

Author(s): Sarada Seetharaman and Kavita JainWe consider the adaptation dynamics of an asexual population that walks uphill on a rugged fitness landscape which is endowed with a large number of local ... - Characterization of spiraling patterns in spatial rock-paper-scissors games

Author(s): Bartosz Szczesny, Mauro Mobilia, and Alastair M. RucklidgeThe spatiotemporal arrangement of interacting populations often influences the maintenance of species diversity and is a subject of ... - Mechanical energy fluctuations in granular chains: The possibility of rogue fluctuations or waves

Author(s): Ding Han, Matthew Westley, and Surajit SenThe existence of rogue or freak waves in the ocean has been known for some time. They have been reported in the context of optical lattices and the ... - Experimental investigation of chimera states with quiescent and synchronous domains in coupled electronic oscillators

Author(s): Lucia Valentina Gambuzza, Arturo Buscarino, Sergio Chessari, Luigi Fortuna, Riccardo Meucci, and Mattia FrascaChimera states, that is, dynamical regimes characterized by the existence of a ... - Emergence of amplitude and oscillation death in identical coupled oscillators

Author(s): Wei Zou, D. V. Senthilkumar, Jinqiao Duan, and Jürgen KurthsWe deduce rigorous conditions for the onset of amplitude death (AD) and oscillation death (OD) in a system of identical coupled p ... - Deformable microswimmer in a swirl: Capturing and scattering dynamics

Author(s): Mitsusuke Tarama, Andreas M. Menzel, and Hartmut LöwenInspired by the classical Kepler and Rutherford problem, we investigate an analogous setup in the context of active microswimmers: the ... - How input noise limits biochemical sensing in ultrasensitive systems

Author(s): Bo Hu, Wouter-Jan Rappel, and Herbert LevineMany biological processes are regulated by molecular devices that respond in an ultrasensitive fashion to upstream signals. An important question ... - Rayleigh-Bénard convection with uniform vertical magnetic field

Author(s): Arnab Basak, Rohit Raveendran, and Krishna KumarWe present the results of direct numerical simulations of Rayleigh-Bénard convection in the presence of a uniform vertical magnetic field nea ... - Flow and slip transition in nanochannels

Author(s): Long Li, Jingwen Mo, and Zhigang LiWe experimentally investigate the Poiseuille flows in nanochannels. It is found that the flow rate undergoes a transition between two linear regimes as th ... - Shear flow of angular grains: Acoustic effects and nonmonotonic rate dependence of volume

Author(s): Charles K. C. Lieou, Ahmed E. Elbanna, J. S. Langer, and J. M. CarlsonNaturally occurring granular materials often consist of angular particles whose shape and frictional characteristics ma … - Fréedericksz transition in the director-density coupling theory

Author(s): Carlindo VitorianoWe show that the director-density coupling theory gives rise to a singular behavior for the mass density. To overcome this drawback, we propose to supplement the theory wi … - Accurate reactions open up the way for more cooperative societies

Author(s): Jeromos VukovWe consider a prisoner's dilemma model where the interaction neighborhood is defined by a square lattice. Players are equipped with basic cognitive abilities such as being … - Emergence of clustering: Role of inhibition

Author(s): Sanjiv K. Dwivedi and Sarika JalanThough biological and artificial complex systems having inhibitory connections exhibit a high degree of clustering in their interaction pattern, the evolut … - Multiscale simulation of thin-film lubrication: Free-energy-corrected coarse graining

Author(s): Z.-B. Wu and X. C. ZengThe quasicontinuum method was previously extended to the nonzero temperature conditions by implementing a free-energy correction on non-nodal atoms in coarse-grained … - Armoring a droplet: Soft jamming of a dense granular interface

Author(s): Guillaume Lagubeau, Antonella Rescaglio, and Francisco MeloDroplets and bubbles protected by armors of particles have found vast applications in encapsulation, stabilization of emulsions an … - Effective diffusion coefficient in tilted disordered potentials: Optimal relative diffusivity at a finite temperature

Author(s): R. Salgado-GarcíaIn this work we study the transport properties of non-interacting overdamped particles, moving on tilted disordered potentials, subjected to Gaussian white noise. We give e … - Effect of volume fraction on granular avalanche dynamics

Author(s): Nick Gravish and Daniel I. GoldmanIn this study of pre- and postavalanche dynamics of a dry granular material, the authors find that granular slope stability and avalanche onset dynamics de … - Epitaxial growth of ordered and disordered granular sphere packings

Author(s): Andreea Panaitescu and Arshad KudrolliWe demonstrate that epitaxy can be used to obtain a wide range of ordered to disordered granular packings by simply changing the deposition flux. We sh … - Electrocapillarity of an electrolyte solution in a nanoslit with overlapped electric double layer: Continuum approach

Author(s): Jung A. Lee and In Seok KangA nanoslit is a long narrow opening between two parallel plates that are nanometers apart from each other. When an electrolyte solution is present inside a nanos …