Grason Research Group

Publications

2018

A. Reddy, M. B. Buckley, A. Arora, F. S. Bates, K. D. Dorfman and G. M. Grason, "Stable Frank-Kasper phases of self-assembled, soft matter spheres", submitted (2018).

A. Panaitescu, G. M. Grason and A. Kudrolli, "Persistence of perfect packing in twisted bundles of elastic filaments", Physical Review Letters 120, 248002 (2018).

I. R. Bruss and G. M. Grason, "Defect-driven shape instabilities of filament bundles", submitted (2018).

C. J. Burke and G. M. Grason, "Intradomain phase transitions in flexible block copolymers with self-aligning segments", Journal of Chemical Physics 148, 174905 (2018).

I. Prasad, H. Jinnai, R.-M. Ho, E. L. Thomas and G. M. Grason, "Anatomy of triply-periodic network assemblies: Characterizing skeletal and inter-domain surface geometry of block copolymer gyroids", Soft Matter 14, 3612-3623 (2018).

 

2017

G. M. Grason, "Anomalous assembly of ill-fitting elements", Condensed Matter Journal Club (2017).

I. Prasad, C. D. Santangelo and G. M. Grason, "Subjamming Transition in Binary Sphere Packings", Physical Review E 96, 052905 (2017).

G. M. Grason, "Self-Assembly: Misfits Unite", Nature Physics (July 2017), News & Views for article by Lenz & Witten.

A. Panaitescu, G. M. Grason and A. Kudrolli, "Measuring geometric frustration in twisted inextensible filament bundles", Physical Review E 95, 052503 (2017).

I. Prasad, Y. Seo, L. M. Hall and G. M. Grason, "Intradomain textures in Block Copolymers: Multzone Alignment and Biaxiality", Physical Review Letters 118, 247801 (2017).

D. M. Hall and G. M. Grason, "How geometric frustration shapes twisted fibers, inside and out: Competing morphologies of chiral filament assembly", Interface Focus 7, 20160140 (2017).

 

2016

G. M. Grason, "Perspective: Geometrically Frustrated Assemblies", Journal of Chemical Physics 145, 110901 (2016).

A. Azadi and G. M. Grason, "Neutral versus charged defect patterns in curved crystals", Physical Review E 94, 013003 (2016).

D. A. Quint, A. Gopinathan and G. M. Grason, "Shape selection of surface-bound helical filaments: biopolymers on curved membranes", Biophysical Journal 111, 1575 (2016).

G. M. Grason, "Frank Kasper Phases of Squishable Spheres and Optimal Cell Models", Journal Club for Condensed Matter Physics (2016).

D. M. Hall, I. R. Bruss, J. Barone and G. M. Grason, "Morphology selection via geometric frustration in chiral filament bundles", Nature Materials 15, 727 (2016); see also News & Views by Aharoni & Sharon.


2015

G. M. Grason, "Geometry and Optimal Packing of Twisted Filaments and Columns", Reviews of Modern Physics 87, 401 (2015).

G. M. Grason, "Chirality Transfer in Block Copolymer Melts: Emerging Concepts", ACS Macro Letters 4, 526 (2015).

F. Hilitski, A. R. Ward, L. Cajamarca, M. F. Hagan, G. M. Grason and Z. Dogic, "Measuring cohesion between macromolecular filaments, one pair at a time: Depletion-induced microtubule binding", Physical Review Letters 114, 138102 (2015).

A. J. Liu, G. S. Grest, M. C. Marchetti, G. M. Grason, M. O. Robbins, G. H. Fredrickson, M. Rubinstein and M. Olvera de la Cruz, "Opportunities in theoretical and compuational polymeric materials and soft matter," Soft Matter 11, 2326 (2015).

 

2014

L. Cajamarca and G. M. Grason, "Geometry of flexible filament cohesion: Better contact through twist?", Journal of Chemical Physics 141, 174904 (2014).

A. Azadi and G. M. Grason, "Emergent Structure of Multidislocation Ground States in Curved Crystals", Physical Review Letters 112, 225502 (2014).

J. T. Pham, J. Lawrence, G. M. Grason, T. Emrick and A. J. Crosby, "Stretching of assembled helical springs", Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 16, 10261 (2014).

 

2013

J. T. Pham, J. Lawrence, D. Y. Lee, G. M. Grason, T. Emrick and A. J. Crosby, "Highly Stretchable Nanoparticle Helices Through Geometric Asymmetry and Surface Forces", Advanced Materials 25, 6703 (2013).

D. Svensek, G. M. Grason and R. Podgornik, "Tensorial conservation law for nematic polymers", Physical Review E 88, 052603 (2013).

G. M. Grason and B. Davidovitch, "Universal collapse of stress and wrinkle-to-scar transition in spherically confined crystalline sheets", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 110, 12893 (2013).

I. R. Bruss and G. M. Grason, "Topological Defects, Surface Geometry and Cohesive Energy of Twisted Bundles", Soft Matter (2013).

G. M. Grason, "Frustration and Packing in Curved-Filament Assemblies: From Isometric to Isomorphic Bundles", Soft Matter 9, 6761 (2013).

W. Zhao, T. P. Russell and G. M. Grason, "Chirality of Block Copolymer Melts: Mesoscopic Helicity from Intersegment Twist", Physical Review Letters 110, 058301 (2013).

W. Zhao, F. Liu, Z. Wei, D. Chen, G. M. Grason and T. P. Russell, "Formation of H* Phase in Chiral Block Copolymers: Morphology Evolution as Revealed by Time-Resolved X-ray Scattering", Macromolecules 46, 474 (2013).

W. Zhao, D. Chen, G. M. Grason and T. P. Russell, "Formation of H* Phase in Chiral Block Copolymers:  Effects of Solvents and Solution-Cast Conditions", Macromolecules 46, 455 (2013).

 

2012

W. Zhao, T. P. Russell and G. M. Grason, "Orientational interactions in block copolymer melts: Self-consistent field theory", Journal of Chemical Physics 137, 104911 (2012).

D. A. Quint, A. Gopinathan and G. M. Grason, "Conformational Collapse of Surface-Bound Helical Filaments", Soft Matter 8, 9460 (2012).

I. R. Bruss and G. M. Grason, "Non-euclidean geometry of twisted filament bundle packing", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 109, 10781 (2012).

A. Azadi and G. M. Grason, "Defects in Crystalline Packings of Twisted Filament Bundles: II. Dislocations and Grain Boundaries ", Physical Review E 85, 031604 (2012).

G. M. Grason, "Defects in Crystalline Packings of Twisted Filament Bundles: I. Continuum Theory of Disclinations", Physical Review E 85, 031603 (2012).

Badel L. Mbanga, G. M. Grason and C. D. Santangelo, "Frustrated order on extrinsic geometries", Physical Review Letters 108, 017801 (2012).

 

2011

H. Shin and G. M. Grason, "Filling the void in confined polymer nematics: phase transitions in a minimal model of dsDNA packing", Europhysics Letters 96, 36007 (2011).

C. Heussinger and G. M. Grason, "Theory of Crosslinked Bundles of Helical Filaments: Intrinsic Torques in Self-Limiting Biopolymer Assemblies", Journal of Chemical Physics 135, 035104 (2011).

A. D. Dinsmore, P. L. Dubin and G. M. Grason, "Clustering in Complex Fluids", Journal of Physical Chemistry B 115, 7173 (2011) (preface to special issue).

W. Zhao, D. Chen, Y. Hu, G. M. Grason and T. P. Russell, "ABC Triblock Copolymer Vesicles with Mesh-like Morphology", ACS Nano 5, 486 (2011).

 

2010

H. Shin and G. M. Grason, "Structural Reorganization of Parallel Actin Bundles by Crosslinking Proteins: Incommensurate States of Twist", Physical Review E 82, 051919 (2010).

G. M. Grason, "Topological Defects in Twisted Bundles of Two-Dimensionally Ordered Filaments", Physical Review Letters 105, 045502 (2010).

 

2009

H. Shin, K. Purdy Drew, J. Bartles, G. C. L. Wong and G. M. Grason, "Cooperativity and Frustration in Protein-Mediated Parallel Actin Bundles" Physical Review Letters 103, 238102 (2009).

H. Shin, G. M. Grason and C. D. Santangelo, "Mesophases of Soft-Sphere Aggregates", Soft Matter 5, 3629 (2009).

G. M. Grason , "Braided Bundles and Compact Coils:  Structure and Thermodynamics of Hexagonally Packed Chiral Filament Assemblies", Physical Review E 79, 041919 (2009)

 

2008

G. M. Grason , "Continuous Crystallization in Hexagonally-Ordered Materials", Physical Review Letters 101, 105702 (2008).

G. M. Grason , "Structural Transitions and Soft Modes in Frustrated DNA Crystals ", Europhysics Letters 83, 58003 (2008).

 

2007

G. M. Grason and R. F. Bruinsma, "Chirality and Equilibrium Biopolymer Bundles", Physical Review Letters 99, 098101 (2007).

G. M. Grason and R. F. Bruinsma, "Phase Diagram of Chiral Biopolymer Wigner Crystals", Physical Review E 76, 021924 (2007).

M. A. Glaser, G. M. Grason, R. D. Kamien, K. A. Kosmrlj, C. D. Santangelo and P. Ziherl, "Soft Spheres Make More Mesophases", Europhysics Letters 78, 46004 (2007).

G. M. Grason, "Ordered Phases of Diblock Copolymer Micelles in Selective Solvent", Journal of Chemical Physics 126, 114904 (2007).

 

before 2007

G. M. Grason, "The Packing of Soft Materials: Molecular Asymmetry, Geometric Frustration and Optimal Lattices in Block Copolymer Melts", Physics Reports 433, 1 (2006).

G. M. Grason and C. D. Santangelo "Undulated Cylinders of Charged Copolymers", European Physical Journal E 20, 335 (2006).

G. M. Grason and R. F. Bruinsma, "Frustrated Polyelectrolyte Bundles and T=0 Josephson Junction Arrays", Physical Review Letters 97, 027802 (2006).

G. M. Grason and R. D. Kamien, "Self-Consistent Field Theory of Multiply Branched Copolymer Melts", Physical Review E 71, 051801 (2005).

G. M. Grason and R. D. Kamien, "Interfaces in Diblocks: A Study of Miktoarm Star Copolymers", Macromolecules 37, 7371 (2004).

G. M. Grason, B. A. DiDonna and R. D. Kamien, "A Geometric Theory of Diblock Copolymer Phases", Physical Review Letters 91, 058304 (2003).