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Recent articles from the Complex Fluids and Theoretical Polymer Physics research group:

Bart Vorselaars, Pawel Stasiak, and Mark W. Matsen,  Field-Theoretic Simulation of Block Copolymers at Experimentally Relevant Molecular Weights, Macromolecules, 48, 9071-9080 (2015)
Jing Cao and Alexei E. Likhtman, Simulating Startup Shear of Entangled Polymer Melts. ACS Macro Lett. 4, 1376−1381 (2015)
Jing Cao, Jian Zhu, Zuowei Wang and Alexei E. Likhtman, Large deviations of Rouse polymer chain: First passage problem, J. Chem. Phys. 143, 204105 (2015)
A. Sreekumari and P. Ilg, Anisotropy of magnetoviscous effect in structure-forming ferrofluids. Physical Review E, 92, 012306 (2015). 
Alan M. Luo, Leonard M. C. Sagis, Hans Christian Öttinger, Cristiano De Michele and Patrick Ilg, Modelling the rheology of anisotropic particles adsorbed on a two-dimensional fluid interface. Soft Matter, 11, 4383-4395 (2015).
Ingo Fuereder and Patrick Ilg, Influence of inherent structure shear stress of supercooled liquids on their shear moduli. J. Chem. Phys. 142, 144505 (2015).
Manjesh K. Singh, Patrick Ilg, Rosa M. Espinosa-Marzal, Martin Kröger, and Nicholas D. Spencer, Polymer Brushes under Shear: Molecular Dynamics Simulations Compared to Experiments. Langmuir, 31, 4798-4805 (2015).
Muzhou Wang, Alexei E. Likhtman, Bradley D. Olsen, Tube Curvature Slows the Motion of Rod−Coil Block Copolymers through Activated Reptation. ACS Macro Lett. 4, 242−246 (2015).
R. G. Larson and Z. Wang, Dynamics of entangled polymers. In: Terentjev, E. M. and Weitz, D. A. (eds.) Oxford Handbook of Soft Condensed Matter. Clarendon Press, Oxford, 233-270
Zuowei Wang, Keshvad Shahrivar and Juan de Vicente, Creep and recovery of magnetorheological fluids: Experiments and simulations. J. Rheol. 58, 1725 (2014).
Alan M. Luo, Stefan Wenk, and Patrick Ilg, Temperature-dependent orientational ordering on a spherical surface modeled with a lattice spin model. Phys. Rev. E 90, 022502 (2014).
Alan M. Luo, Leonard M. C. Sagis and Patrick Ilg, The Landau free energy of hard ellipses obtained from microscopic simulations. J. Chem. Phys. 140, 124901 (2014).
M. E. Shivokhin, E. van Ruymbeke, C. Bailly, D. Kouloumasis, N. Hadjichristidis, and A. E. Likhtman, Understanding Constraint Release in Star/Linear Polymer Blends.  Macromolecules
Liang Zhao, Chunlei Wang, Jian Liu, Binghai Wen, Yusong Tu, Zuowei Wang, and Haiping Fang, Reversible State Transition in Nanoconfined Aqueous Solutions. Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 078301 (2014).
Alexei E. Likhtman and M. Ponmurugan, Microscopic Definition of Polymer Entanglements. Macromolecules 47, 1470 (2014).
Alexei E. Likhtman, The tube axis and entanglements in polymer melts. Soft Matter, 10, 1895 (2014).
Mark Ilton, Pawel Stasiak, Mark W. Matsen, and Kari Dalnoki-Veress, Quantized Contact Angles in the Dewetting of a Structured Liquid. Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 068303 (2014).
P. Stasiak and M. W. Matsen, Monte Carlo field-theoretic simulations for melts ofsymmetric diblock copolymer. Macromolecules 46, 8037 (2013).
R. D. Peters, P. Stasiak, M. W. Matsen, and K. Dalnoki-Veress, Morphology induced spinodal decomposition at the surface of symmetric diblock copolymer films. ACS Macro Lett., 2, 441 (2013).
M. W. Matsen, Comparison of A-block polydispersity effects on BAB triblock and AB diblock copolymer melts. Eur. Phys. J. E, 36, 44 (2013).
Alexei E. Likhtman, Mohamad S. Talib, Bart Vorselaars and Jorge Ramirez, Determination of Tube Theory Parameters Using a Simple Grid Model as an Example, Macromolecules , 46, 1187−1200 (2013). 
A.V. Lukyanov and A.E. Likhtman, Relaxation of surface tension in the liquid-solid interfaces of Lennard-Jones liquids. Langmuir, 29, 13996 (2013).
A. V. Lukyanov and A. E. Likhtman, Relaxation of surface tension in the free-surface boundary layer of simple Lennard-Jones liquids,  J. Chem. Phys. 138, 034712 (2013).
Aaron L. Acton, Cristina Fante, Brian Flatley, Stefano Burattini, Ian W. Hamley, Zuowei Wang, Francesca Greco, and Wayne Hayes, Janus PEG-Based Dendrimers for Use in Combination Therapy: Controlled Multi-Drug Loading and Sequential Release, Biomacromolecules, 14, 564-574 (2013).
P. Stasiak, J. D. McGraw, K. Dalnoki-Veress, and M. W. Matsen, Step edges in thin films of lamellar-forming diblock copolymer. Macromolecules 45, 9531 (2012).
M. W. Matsen, Self-consistent field theory for melts of low-molecular-weight diblock copolymer. Macromolecules 45, 8502 (2012).
Zuowei Wang, Alexei Likhtman and Ronald G. Larson, Segmental dynamics in entangled linear polymer melts, Macromolecules, 45, 3557-3570 (2012).

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