Publications

Submitted
Zakharov A, Beller D. Shape multistability in flexible tubular crystals through interactions of mobile dislocations. Submitted.
Ettinger S, Dietrich C, Mishra C, Miksch C, Beller D, Collings P, Yodh A. Rods in a Lyotropic Chromonic Liquid Crystal: Emergence of Chirality, Symmetry-Breaking Alignment, and Caged Angular Diffusion. Submitted.
Memarian FL, Lopes JD, Schwarzendahl FJ, Athani MG, Gopinathan A, Beller D, Dasbiswas K, Hirst LS. Active nematic order and dynamic lane formation of microtubules driven by membrane-bound diffusing motors. Submitted.
2020
Duclos G, Adkins R, Banerjee D, Peterson MSE, Varghese M, Kolvin I, Baskaran A, Pelcovits RA, Powers TR, Baskaran A, et al. Topological structure and dynamics of three-dimensional active nematics. Science. 2020;367 (6482) :1120-1124. Publisher's Version
2018
Gharbi MA, Beller DA, Mood NS, Gupta R, Kamien RD, Yang S, Stebe KJ. Elastocapillary driven assembly of particles at free-standing smectic-A films. Langmuir. 2018;34 (2006). Publisher's Version
Luo Y, Beller DA, Boniello G, Serra F, Stebe KJ. Tunable colloidal trajectories in nematic liquid crystals near wavy walls. Nature Communications . 2018;9 (3841). Publisher's VersionAbstract
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Beller DA, Alards KMJ, Tesser F, Mosna RA, Toschi F, Möbius W. Evolution of populations expanding on curved surfaces. Europhysics Letters . 2018;123 (58005). Publisher's VersionAbstract
2016
Luo Y, Serra F, Beller DA, Gharbi MA, Li N, Yang S, Kamien RD, Stebe KJ. Around the corner: Colloidal assembly and wiring in groovy nematic cells. Physical Review. 2016;93 (032705). Publisher's Version
Xia Y, Lee E, Hu H, Gharbi MA, Beller DA, Fleischmann E-K, Kamien RD, Zentel R, Yang S. Better actuation through chemistry: Using surface coatings to create uniform director fields in nematic liquid crystal elastomers. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces . 2016;8 :12466–12472. Publisher's Version
Tran L, Lavrentovich MO, Beller DA, Li N, Stebe KJ, Kamien RD. Lassoing saddle splay and the geometrical control of topological defects. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . 2016;113 :7106–7111. Publisher's Version
Beller DA, Nelson DR. Plastic deformation of tubular crystals by dislocation glide. Physical Review . 2016;94 (033004). Publisher's Version

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