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2020

Giuntoli, Andrea; Puosi, Francesco; Leporini, Dino; Starr, Francis W; Douglas, Jack F

Predictive relation for the α-relaxation time of a coarse-grained polymer melt under steady shear Journal Article

Science Advances, 6 (17), 2020.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Polymers | Links:

Zhang, Wengang; Starr, Francis W; Douglas, Jack F

Reconciling computational and experimental trends in the temperature dependence of the interfacial mobility of polymer films Journal Article

The Journal of Chemical Physics, 152 (12), pp. 124703, 2020.

BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers | Links:

Fan, Jinpeng; Emamy, Hamed; Chremos, Alexandros; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W

Dynamic heterogeneity and collective motion in star polymer melts Journal Article

The Journal of Chemical Physics, 152 (5), pp. 054904, 2020.

BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers | Links:

Storey, Amber N; Zhang, Wengang; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W

How Does Monomer Structure Affect the Interfacial Dynamics of Supported Ultrathin Polymer Films? Journal Article

Macromolecules, 53 (21), pp. 9654-9664, 2020.

BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers, Thin Films | Links:

Emamy, Hamed; Kumar, Sanat K; Starr, Francis W

Structural Properties of Bound Layer in Polymer-Nanoparticle Composites Journal Article

Macromolecules, 53 (18), pp. 7845-7850, 2020.

BibTeX | Tags: Nanocomposites, Polymers | Links:

2019

Giovambattista, Nicolas; Starr, Francis W; Poole, Peter H

State variables for glasses: The case of amorphous ice Journal Article

The Journal of Chemical Physics, 150 (22), pp. 224502, 2019.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Water | Links:

Emamy, Hamed; Gang, Oleg; Starr, Francis W

The Stability of a Nanoparticle Diamond Lattice Linked by DNA Journal Article

Nanomaterials, 9 (5), 2019, ISSN: 2079-4991.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Biophysics, DNA, Nanotechnology, Self Assembly | Links:

Kennedy, Kiley E; Shafique, Neha; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W

Cooperative dynamics in a model DPPC membrane arise from membrane layer interactions Journal Article

Emergent Materials, 2 (1), pp. 1-10, 2019.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Biophysics, Dynamic Heterogeneity, Membranes | Links:

Zhang, Wengang; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W

What does the instantaneous normal mode spectrum tell us about dynamical heterogeneity in glass-forming fluids? Journal Article

The Journal of Chemical Physics, 151 (18), pp. 184904, 2019.

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Zhang, Wengang; Emamy, Hamed; Betancourt, Beatriz Pazmiño A; Vargas-Lara, Fernando; Starr, Francis W; Douglas, Jack F

The interfacial zone in thin polymer films and around nanoparticles in polymer nanocomposites Journal Article

The Journal of Chemical Physics, 151 (12), pp. 124705, 2019.

BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Nanocomposites, Nanotechnology | Links:

Zhang, Wengang; Starr, Francis W; Douglas, Jack F

Collective Motion in the Interfacial and Interior Regions of Supported Polymer Films and Its Relation to Relaxation Journal Article

The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 123 (27), pp. 5935-5941, 2019, (PMID: 31192601).

BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers | Links:

2018

Emamy, Hamed; Kumar, Sanat K; Starr, Francis W

Diminishing Interfacial Effects with Decreasing Nanoparticle Size in Polymer-Nanoparticle Composites Journal Article

Phys. Rev. Lett., 121 , pp. 207801, 2018.

BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Nanocomposites, Polymers | Links:

Zhang, Wengang; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W

Why we need to look beyond the glass transition temperature to characterize the dynamics of thin supported polymer films Journal Article

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2018, ISSN: 0027-8424.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Thin Films | Links:

Audus, Debra J; Starr, Francis W; Douglas, Jack F

Valence, loop formation and universality in self-assembling patchy particles Journal Article

Soft Matter, 14 , pp. 1622-1630, 2018.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Self Assembly | Links:

Betancourt, Beatriz Pazmino A; Starr, Francis W; Douglas, Jack F

String-like collective motion in the α- and β-relaxation of a coarse-grained polymer melt Journal Article

The Journal of Chemical Physics, 148 (10), pp. 104508, 2018.

BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers | Links:

2017

Vargas-Lara, Fernando ; Starr, Francis W; Douglas, Jack F

Molecular rigidity and enthalpy-entropy compensation in DNA melting Journal Article

Soft Matter, 13 , pp. 8309-8330, 2017.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Biophysics, DNA | Links:

Zhang, Wengang; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W

Effects of a “bound” substrate layer on the dynamics of supported polymer films Journal Article

The Journal of Chemical Physics, 147 , pp. 044901, 2017.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers, Thin Films | Links:

Giovambattista, Nicolas; Starr, Francis W; Poole, Peter H

Influence of sample preparation on the transformation of low-density to high-density amorphous ice: An explanation based on the potential energy landscape Journal Article

The Journal of Chemical Physics, 147 (4), pp. 044501, 2017.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Polyamorphism, Water | Links:

Zhang, Wengang; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W

Dynamical heterogeneity in a vapor-deposited polymer glass Journal Article

The Journal of Chemical Physics, 146 (20), pp. 203310, 2017.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers | Links:

Rivera, Jose L; Villanueva-Mejia, Francisco; Navarro-Santos, Pedro; Starr, Francis W

Desalination by dragging water using a low-energy nano-mechanical device of porous graphene Journal Article

RSC Adv., 7 , pp. 53729-53739, 2017.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Nanotechnology, Thin Films, Water | Links:

2016

Shafique, Neha; Kennedy, Kiley E; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W

Quantifying the Heterogeneous Dynamics of a Simulated DPPC Membrane Journal Article

JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B, 120 (23), pp. 5172–5182, 2016, (PMID: 27223339).

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Biophysics, Dynamic Heterogeneity, Membranes | Links:

Wang, Wujie ; Nocka, Laura M; Wiemann, Brianne Z; Hinckley, Daniel M; Mukerji, Ishita ; Starr, Francis W

Holliday Junction Thermodynamics and Structure: Coarse-Grained Simulations and Experiments Journal Article

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 6 , pp. 22863, 2016.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Biophysics, DNA | Links:

Liu, Wenyan ; Tagawa, Miho ; Xin, Huolin L; Wang, Tong ; Emamy, Hamed ; Li, Huilin ; Yager, Kevin G; Starr, Francis W; Tkachenko, Alexei V; Gang, Oleg

Diamond family of nanoparticle superlattices Journal Article

SCIENCE, 351 (6273), pp. 582-586, 2016, ISSN: 0036-8075.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Biophysics, DNA, Nanotechnology, Self Assembly | Links:

Audus, Debra J; Starr, Francis W; Douglas, Jack F

Coupling of isotropic and directional interactions and its effect on phase separation and self-assembly Journal Article

THE JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 144 (7), pp. 074901, 2016.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Biophysics, Self Assembly | Links:

Giovambattista, Nicolas ; Sciortino, Francesco ; Starr, Francis W; Poole, Peter H

Potential energy landscape of the apparent first-order phase transition between low-density and high-density amorphous ice Journal Article

The Journal of Chemical Physics, 145 (22), pp. 224501, 2016.

BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Polyamorphism, Water | Links:

Starr, Francis W; Douglas, Jack F; Meng, Dong ; Kumar, Sanat K

Bound Layers "Cloak" Nanoparticles in Strongly Interacting Polymer Nanocomposites Journal Article

ACS Nano, 10 , pp. 10960 - 10965, 2016.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Nanocomposites, Polymers | Links:

Bound Layers "Cloak" Nanoparticles in Strongly Interacting Polymer Nanocomposites

2015

Hanakata, Paul Z; Pazmiño Betancourt, Beatriz A; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W

A unifying framework to quantify the effects of substrate interactions, stiffness, and roughness on the dynamics of thin supported polymer films Journal Article

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 142 (23), pp. 234907, 2015, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers, Thin Films | Links:

Pazmiño Betancourt, Beatriz A; Hanakata, Paul Z; Starr, Francis W; Douglas, Jack F

Quantitative relations between cooperative motion, emergent elasticity, and free volume in model glass-forming polymer materials Journal Article

PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 112 (10), pp. 2966-2971, 2015, ISSN: 0027-8424.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Polymers | Links:

Vargas-Lara, Fernando ; Stavis, Samuel M; Strychalski, Elizabeth A; Nablo, Brian J; Geist, Jon ; Starr, Francis W; Douglas, Jack F

Dimensional reduction of duplex DNA under confinement to nanofluidic slits Journal Article

SOFT MATTER, 11 (42), pp. 8273-8284, 2015, ISSN: 1744-683X.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Biophysics, DNA | Links:

2014

Starr, Francis W

PHYSICS OF WATER Crystal-clear transition Journal Article

NATURE PHYSICS, 10 (9), pp. 628-629, 2014, ISSN: 1745-2473.

BibTeX | Tags: Polyamorphism, Water | Links:

Hanakata, Paul Z; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W

Interfacial mobility scale determines the scale of collective motion and relaxation rate in polymer films Journal Article

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 5 , pp. 4163, 2014, ISSN: 2041-1723.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers, Thin Films | Links:

Pazmiño Betancourt, Beatriz A; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W

String model for the dynamics of glass-forming liquids Journal Article

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 140 (20), pp. 204509, 2014, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation | Links:

Chiu, Janet ; Starr, Francis W; Giovambattista, Nicolas

Heating-induced glass-glass and glass-liquid transformations in computer simulations of water Journal Article

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 140 (11), pp. 114504, 2014, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Polyamorphism, Water | Links:

Starr, Francis W; Sciortino, Francesco

``Crystal-clear'' liquid-liquid transition in a tetrahedral fluid Journal Article

SOFT MATTER, 10 (47), pp. 9413-9422, 2014, ISSN: 1744-683X.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: DNA, Polyamorphism | Links:

Ko, Seung Hyeon ; Vargas-Lara, Fernando ; Patrone, Paul N; Stavis, Samuel M; Starr, Francis W; Douglas, Jack F; Liddle, Alexander J

High-speed, high-purity separation of gold nanoparticle-DNA origami constructs using centrifugation Journal Article

SOFT MATTER, 10 (37), pp. 7370-7378, 2014, ISSN: 1744-683X.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Biophysics, DNA, Nanotechnology | Links:

Starr, Francis W; Hartmann, Benedikt ; Douglas, Jack F

Dynamical clustering and a mechanism for raft-like structures in a model lipid membrane Journal Article

SOFT MATTER, 10 (17), pp. 3036-3047, 2014, ISSN: 1744-683X.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Biophysics, Dynamic Heterogeneity, Membranes | Links:

2013

Chiu, Janet ; Starr, Francis W; Giovambattista, Nicolas

Pressure-induced transformations in computer simulations of glassy water Journal Article

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 139 (18), pp. 184504, 2013, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Polyamorphism, Water | Links:

Starr, Francis W; Douglas, Jack F; Sastry, Srikanth

The relationship of dynamical heterogeneity to the Adam-Gibbs and random first-order transition theories of glass formation Journal Article

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 138 (12), pp. 12A541, 2013, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers | Links:

Pazmiño Betancourt, Beatriz A; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W

Fragility and cooperative motion in a glass-forming polymer-nanoparticle composite Journal Article

SOFT MATTER, 9 (1), pp. 241-254, 2013, ISSN: 1744-683X.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Nanocomposites, Polymers | Links:

Starr, Francis W; Hanakata, Paul Z; Pazmiño Betancourt, Beatrice A; Sastry, Srikanth ; Douglas, Jack F

Fragility and Cooperative Motion in Polymer Glass Formation Incollection

Greer, A L; Kelton, K F; Sastry, S (Ed.): Fragility of glass forming liquids, pp. 337-361, Hindustan, New Delhi, India, 2013.

BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Nanocomposites, Polymers, Thin Films

2012

Hanakata, Paul Z; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W

Local variation of fragility and glass transition temperature of ultra-thin supported polymer films Journal Article

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 137 (24), pp. 244901, 2012, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Dynamic Heterogeneity, Glass Formation, Polymers, Thin Films | Links:

Chi, Cheng ; Vargas-Lara, Fernando ; Tkachenko, Alexei V; Starr, Francis W; Gang, Oleg

Internal Structure of Nanoparticle Dimers Linked by DNA Journal Article

ACS NANO, 6 (8), pp. 6793-6802, 2012, ISSN: 1936-0851.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Biophysics, DNA | Links:

Giovambattista, Nicolas; Loerting, Thomas; Lukanov, Boris R; Starr, Francis W

Interplay of the Glass Transition and the Liquid-Liquid Phase Transition in Water Journal Article

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 2 , pp. 390, 2012, ISSN: 2045-2322.

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Giovambattista, Nicolas ; Loerting, Thomas ; Lukanov, Boris R; Starr, Francis W

Interplay of the Glass Transition and the Liquid-Liquid Phase Transition in Water Journal Article

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 2 , pp. 390, 2012, ISSN: 2045-2322.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation, Polyamorphism, Water | Links:

Clapa, Vasile Iulian; Kottos, Tsampikos; Starr, Francis W

Localization transition of instantaneous normal modes and liquid diffusion Journal Article

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 136 (14), pp. 144504, 2012, ISSN: 0021-9606.

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Clapa, Vasile Iulian ; Kottos, Tsampikos ; Starr, Francis W

Localization transition of instantaneous normal modes and liquid diffusion Journal Article

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 136 (14), pp. 144504, 2012, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Glass Formation | Links:

2011

Poole, Peter H; Becker, Stephen R; Sciortino, Francesco; Starr, Francis W

Dynamical Behavior Near a Liquid-Liquid Phase Transition in Simulations of Supercooled Water Journal Article

JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B, 115 (48), pp. 14176-14183, 2011, ISSN: 1520-6106.

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Poole, Peter H; Becker, Stephen R; Sciortino, Francesco ; Starr, Francis W

Dynamical Behavior Near a Liquid-Liquid Phase Transition in Simulations of Supercooled Water Journal Article

JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B, 115 (48), pp. 14176-14183, 2011, ISSN: 1520-6106.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Polyamorphism, Water | Links:

Padovan-Merhar, Olivia; Lara, Fernando Vargas; Starr, Francis W

Stability of DNA-linked nanoparticle crystals: Effect of number of strands, core size, and rigidity of strand attachment Journal Article

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 134 (24), pp. 244701, 2011, ISSN: 0021-9606.

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Padovan-Merhar, Olivia ; Vargas Lara, Fernando ; Starr, Francis W

Stability of DNA-linked nanoparticle crystals: Effect of number of strands, core size, and rigidity of strand attachment Journal Article

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 134 (24), pp. 244701, 2011, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Biophysics, DNA, Nanotechnology, Self Assembly | Links:

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