Publications

Publications by year, excluding conference proceedings.

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2017

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:

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:

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.

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.

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.

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

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:

Starr, Francis W; Douglas, Jack F

Modifying Fragility and Collective Motion in Polymer Melts with Nanoparticles Journal Article

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 106 (11), pp. 115702, 2011, ISSN: 0031-9007.

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

Vargas Lara, Fernando ; Starr, Francis W

Stability of DNA-linked nanoparticle crystals I: Effect of linker sequence and length Journal Article

SOFT MATTER, 7 (5), pp. 2085-2093, 2011, ISSN: 1744-683X.

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

2010

Hsu, Chia Wei ; Sciortino, Francesco ; Starr, Francis W

Theoretical Description of a DNA-Linked Nanoparticle Self-Assembly Journal Article

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 105 (5), pp. 055502, 2010, ISSN: 0031-9007.

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

Jancar, Josef ; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W; Kumar, Sanat K; Cassagnau, Philippe ; Lesser, Alan J; Sternstein, Sanford S; Buehler, Markus J

Current issues in research on structure-property relationships in polymer nanocomposites Journal Article

POLYMER, 51 (15), pp. 3321-3343, 2010, ISSN: 0032-3861.

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

Knauert, Scott T; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W

Morphology and Transport Properties of Two-Dimensional Sheet Polymers Journal Article

MACROMOLECULES, 43 (7), pp. 3438-3445, 2010, ISSN: 0024-9297.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Polymers | Links:

Rivera, Jose L; Starr, Francis W

Rapid Transport of Water via a Carbon Nanotube Syringe Journal Article

JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 114 (9), pp. 3737-3742, 2010, ISSN: 1932-7447.

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

Dai, Wei ; Hsu, Chia Wei ; Sciortino, Francesco ; Starr, Francis W

Valency Dependence of Polymorphism and Polyamorphism in DNA-Functionalized Nanoparticles Journal Article

LANGMUIR, 26 (5), pp. 3601-3608, 2010, ISSN: 0743-7463.

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

Dai, Wei ; Kumar, Sanat K; Starr, Francis W

Universal two-step crystallization of DNA-functionalized nanoparticles Journal Article

SOFT MATTER, 6 (24), pp. 6130-6135, 2010, ISSN: 1744-683X.

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

2009

Xu, Limei ; Mallamace, Francesco ; Yan, Zhenyu ; Starr, Francis W; Buldyrev, Sergey V; Stanley, Eugene H

Appearance of a fractional Stokes-Einstein relation in water and a structural interpretation of its onset Journal Article

NATURE PHYSICS, 5 (8), pp. 565-569, 2009, ISSN: 1745-2473.

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

Hsu, Chia Wei ; Starr, Francis W

Interpenetration as a mechanism for liquid-liquid phase transitions Journal Article

PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 79 (4, 1), pp. 041502, 2009, ISSN: 1539-3755.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Polyamorphism | Links:

2008

Hsu, Chia Wei ; Largo, Julio ; Sciortino, Francesco ; Starr, Francis W

Hierarchies of networked phases induced by multiple liquid-liquid critical points Journal Article

PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 105 (37), pp. 13711-13715, 2008, ISSN: 0027-8424.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Biophysics, DNA, Polyamorphism, Self Assembly, Water | Links:

Rahedi, Andrew J; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W

Model for reversible nanoparticle assembly in a polymer matrix Journal Article

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 128 (2), pp. 024902, 2008, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Nanocomposites, Polymers, Self Assembly | Links:

2007

Rivera, Jose L; Rico, Jose L; Starr, Francis W

Interaction of water with cap-ended defective and nondefective small carbon nanotubes Journal Article

JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 111 (51), pp. 18899-18905, 2007, ISSN: 1932-7447.

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

Mazza, Marco G; Giovambattista, Nicolas ; Stanley, Eugene H; Starr, Francis W

Connection of translational and rotational dynamical heterogeneities with the breakdown of the Stokes-Einstein and Stokes-Einstein-Debye relations in water Journal Article

PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 76 (3), pp. 031203, 2007, ISSN: 1539-3755.

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

Knauert, Scott T; Douglas, Jack F; Starr, Francis W

The effect of nanoparticle shape on polymer-nanocomposite rheology and tensile strength Journal Article

JOURNAL OF POLYMER SCIENCE PART B-POLYMER PHYSICS, 45 (14), pp. 1882-1897, 2007, ISSN: 0887-6266.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Nanocomposites, Nanotechnology, Polymers | Links:

Kumar, Pradeep ; Buldyrev, Sergey V; Becker, Stephen R; Poole, Peter H; Starr, Francis W; Stanley, Eugene H

Relation between the Widom line and the breakdown of the Stokes-Einstein relation in supercooled water Journal Article

PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 104 (23), pp. 9575-9579, 2007, ISSN: 0027-8424.

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

Largo, Julio ; Starr, Francis W; Sciortino, Francesco

Self-assembling DNA dendrimers: A numerical study Journal Article

LANGMUIR, 23 (11), pp. 5896-5905, 2007, ISSN: 0743-7463.

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

Kumar, Pradeep ; Starr, Francis W; Buldyrev, Sergey V; Stanley, Eugene H

Effect of water-wall interaction potential on the properties of nanoconfined water Journal Article

PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 75 (1, 1), pp. 011202, 2007, ISSN: 1539-3755.

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

2006

Rivera, Jose L; Starr, Francis W; Paricaud, Patrice ; Cummings, Peter T

Polarizable contributions to the surface tension of liquid water Journal Article

JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 125 (9), pp. 094712, 2006, ISSN: 0021-9606.

Abstract | BibTeX | Tags: Water | Links:

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

Fractional Stokes-Einstein and Debye-Stokes-Einstein relations in a network-forming liquid Journal Article

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 97 (5), pp. 055901, 2006, ISSN: 0031-9007.

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

Starr, Francis W; Sciortino, Francesco

Model for assembly and gelation of four-armed DNA dendrimers Journal Article

JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER, 18 (26), pp. L347-L353, 2006, ISSN: 0953-8984.

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

Mazza, MG ; Giovambattista, Nicolas ; Starr, Francis W; Stanley, Eugene H

Relation between rotational and translational dynamic heterogeneities in water Journal Article

PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 96 (5), pp. 057803, 2006, ISSN: 0031-9007.

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

2005

Conrad, Jacinta C; Starr, Francis W; Weitz, David A

Weak correlations between local density and dynamics near the glass transition Journal Article

JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B, 109 (45), pp. 21235-21240, 2005, ISSN: 1520-6106.

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