The Complex Matter and Nonlinear Physics Laboratory at
Clark University

Department of Physics
Members of the Lab
Research Emphasis
  • Granular Matter
  • Quantum Chaos
  • Biological Physics
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  • Publications/Preprints:

    1. "Effect of aspect ratio on the development of order in vibrated granular rods," Vikrant Yadav, Jean-Yonnel Chastaing, and Arshad Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. E 88, 052203 (2013).
    2. "Helicoids, Wrinkles, and Loops in Twisted Ribbons," Julien Chopin and Arshad Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 174302 (2013).
    3. "Speed of a swimming sheet in Newtonian and viscoelastic fluids," Moumita Dasgupta, Bin Liu, Henry C. Fu, Michael Berhanu, Kenneth S. Breuer, Thomas R. Powers, and Arshad Kudrolli, E 87, 013015 (2013).
    4. "Diffusion of granular rods on a rough vibrated substrate," V. Yadav and A. Kudrolli, European Physical Journal E 35, 104 (2012).
    5. "Shape and dynamics of seepage erosion in a horizontal granular bed," Michael Berhanu, Alexander Petroff, Olivier Devauchelle, Arshad Kudrolli, and Daniel H. Rothman, Phys. Rev. E 86, 041304 (2012).
    6. "Flow-induced channelization in a porous medium ," A. Mahadevan, A. V. Orpe, A. Kudrolli and L. Mahadevan, EPL 98, 58003 (2012).
    7. "Nucleation and Crystal Growth in Sheared Granular Sphere Packings," Andreea Panaitescu, K. Anki Reddy, and Arshad Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 108001 (2012).
    8. "Building Designed Granular Towers One Drop at a Time," J. Chopin and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 208304 (2011). Movies, Science Editor Choice, Nature highlight
    9. "Aggregation of frictional particles due to capillary attraction," Marie-Julie Dalbe, Darija Cosic, Michael Berhanu, and Arshad Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. E 83, 051403 (2011).
    10. "Maximum and minimum stable random packings of Platonic solids," J. Baker and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. E 82, 061304 (2010).
    11. "Heterogeneous structure of granular aggregates with capillary interactions," M. Berhanu and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 098002 (2010).
    12. "Spatial distribution functions of random packed granular spheres obtained by direct particle imaging," A. Panaitescu and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. E Rapid Communication, 81, 060301 (2010).
    13. "Tumbling dynamics of flexible wings," D. Tam, J.W.M. Bush, M. Robitaille, and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 184504 (2010).
    14. "Concentration dependent diffusion of self-propelled rods," A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 088001 (2010).
    15. "Experimental investigation of cyclically sheared granular particles with direct particle tracking," A. Panaitescu and A. Kudrolli, Progress of Theoretical Physics, Supplement No. 184, 100 (2010).
    16. "Physical test of a particle simulation model in a sheared granular system," C. H. Rycroft, A. V. Orpe, and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. E 80, 031305 (2009).
    17. "Structure and dynamics of vibrated granular chains: Comparison to equilibrium polymers," K. Safford, Y. Kantor, M. Kardar, and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. E 79, 061304 (2009).
    18. "Growth laws for channel networks incised by groundwater flow," D. M. Abrams, A. E. Lobkovsky, A. P. Petroff, K. M. Straub, B. McElroy, D. C. Mohrig, A. Kudrolli, and D. H. Rothman, Nature Geoscience 2, 193 (2009).
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    19. "Fast decay of the velocity autocorrelation function in dense shear flow of inelastic hard spheres," A. V. Orpe, V. Kumaran, K. A. Reddy and A. Kudrolli, Europhys. Lett. 84, 64003 (2008).
    20. "Gallery of Nonlinear Images: Channel erosion due to subsurface flow," B. Smith, A. Kudrolli, A. E. Lobkovsky, and D. H. Rothman," Chaos 18, 041105 (2008).
    21. "News and Views: Granular Matter - Sticky Sand," A. Kudrolli, Nature Materials 7, 174 (2008).
    22. "Swarming and swirling in self-propelled polar granular rods," Arshad Kudrolli, Geoffroy Lumay, Dmitri Volfson, Lev S. Tsimring, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 058001 (2008) . PRL Cover.
    23. "Lubrication effects on the flow of wet granular materials," Q. Xu, A. V. Orpe, and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. E 76, 031302 (2007).
    24. "Erosion of a granular bed driven by laminar fluid flow," A. Orpe, A. Lobkovsky, R. Molloy, A. Kudrolli, and D. Rothman, submitted to J. Fluid Mech.
    25. "Velocity correlations in dense granular flows observed with internal imaging," A.V. Orpe and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 238001 (2007). cond-mat/0612658
    26. "Dynamics of channel incision in a granular bed driven by subsurface water flow," A. E. Lobkovsky, B. Smith, A. Kudrolli, D. C. Mohrig, and D. H. Rothman, J. Geophys. Res., 112, F03S12 (2007). doi:10.1029/2006JF000517. cond-mat/0505352.
    27. "Friction of a slider on a granular layer: Non-monotonic thickness dependence and effect of boundary conditions," S. Siavoshi, A. V. Orpe, and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. E 73, 010301 (2006).
    28. "Dynamics of a bouncing dimer," S. Dorbolo, D. Volfson, L. Tsimring, and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 044101 (2005) physics/0506060.
    29. "Maximum angle of stability of a wet granular pile," S. Nowak, A. Samadani, and A. Kudrolli, Nature Physics 1, 50 (2005). reprint. See related News and Views, and Cover Story.
    30. "Velocity profile of granular flows inside silos and hoppers," J. Choi, A. Kudrolli, and M. Z. Bazant, J. Phys. Condensed Matter 17 S2533-S2548 (2005). cond-mat/0501568.
    31. "Failure of a granular step," S. Siavoshi and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. E 71, 051302 (2005) (6 pages). cond-mat/0503231.
    32. "Threshold phenomena in erosion driven by subsurface flow,'' A. E. Lobkovsky, B. Jensen, A. Kudrolli, and D. H. Rothman, Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, 109, F04010 (2004) preprint
    33. "Anisotropy driven dynamics in vibrated granular rods," D. Volfson, A. Kudrolli, and L.S. Tsimring, Phys. Rev. E 70, 051312 (2004). cond-mat/0403489.
    34. "Diffusion and mixing in gravity-driven dense granular flows," J. Choi, A. Kudrolli, R. R. Rosales, and M. Z. Bazant, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 174301 (2004). preprint
    35. "Size separation in vibrated granular materials," A. Kudrolli, Rep. Prog. Phys. 67 209-247 (2004). pdf
    36. "Magnetized granular materials," D.L. Blair and A. Kudrolli, in The Physics of Granular Media, H. Hinrichsen and D.E. Wolf (Editors), (Wiley-VCH publishers, 2004) 281-296.
      Magnetic Mesh - Cover
    37. "Spontaneous channelization in permeable ground: Theory, experiment, and observation," N. Schorghofer, B. Jensen, A. Kudrolli, and D.H. Rothman, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 503, 357-374 (2004). preprint
    38. "Collision statistics of driven granular materials," D.L. Blair and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. E 67, 041301 (2003). cond-mat/0212336
    39. "Vortices in vibrated granular rods," D.L. Blair, T. Neicu, and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. E 67, 031303 (2003). cond-mat/0203236
    40. "Clustering transitions in vibro-fluidized magnetized granular materials," D.L. Blair and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. E 67, 021302 (2003). cond-mat/0203488
    41. "Shocks in sand flowing in a silo," A. Samadani, L. Mahadevan, and A. Kudrolli, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 452, 293-301 (2002). cond-mat/0110427
    42. "Velocity correlations in dense granular gases," D. L. Blair and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. E 64, 050301(R) (2001) cond-mat/0101015
    43. "Angle of repose and segregation of cohesive granular matter," A. Samadani and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. E 64, 051301 (2001) cond-mat/0106572
    44. "Segregation transitions in wet granular matter," A. Samadani and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 5102 (2000) cond-mat/0008293
    45. "Non-Gaussian velocity distributions in excited granular matter in the absence of clustering," A. Kudrolli and J. Henry, Phys. Rev. E 62, R1489 (2000) cond-mat.
    46. "Size segregation of granular matter in silo discharges," A. Samadani, A. Pradhan, and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. E 60, 7203 (1999). preprint
    47. "Visualization of segregation in granular flows inside silos," A. Samadani, A. Pradhan, and A. Kudrolli, The Proceedings of The ITUAM Symposium on Segregation in Granular Flows, (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000) p. 53.

    Elasticity and Crumpling

    1. "Curvature condensation and bifurcation in an elastic shell," M. Das, A. Vaziri, A. Kudrolli, and L. Mahadevan, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 014301 (2007).
    2. "The geometry of crumpled paper," D.L. Blair and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 166107 (2005).
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    Biological physics

    1. "Swarming ring patterns in bacterial colonies exposed to ultraviolet radiation," A. Delprato, A. Samadani, A. Kudrolli, and L. Tsimring, Phys. Rev. Lett., 87, 158102 (2001) cond-mat/0101018 See related story at Bacterial Trek
    2. "Extinction transition in bacterial colonies under forced convection," T. Neicu, A. Pradhan, D. A. Larochelle, and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. E 62, 1059 (2000) cond-mat/0001023.

    Quantum and Acoustic Chaos

    1. "Periodic orbit analysis of an acoustic resonator using shape deformation," T. Neicu and A. Kudrolli, Europhys. Lett., 57 (3) , 341-347 (2002) cond-mat/0110543
    2. "Eigenvalues and Eigenfunctions of a Clover Plate," O. Brodier, T. Neicu, and A. Kudrolli, Eur. Phys. J. B 23, 365 (2001).
    3. "Spectral properties of a mixed system using an acoustical resonator," T. Neicu, K. Schaadt, and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. E 63 026206 (2001).
    4. "Scarred patterns in surface waves," A. Kudrolli, M. Abraham, and J.P. Gollub, Phys. Rev. E 63, 026208 (2001) non-lin/0002045
    5. "Experimental investigation of universal parametric correlators using a vibrating plate," K. Schaadt and A. Kudrolli, Phys. Rev. E 60, R3479 (1999).

    Contact:
    Arshad Kudrolli
    akudrolli@clarku.edu
    Department of Physics
    Clark University
    Worcester, MA 01610

    Last updated January 23, 2014.