Publications


  • M.A. Lohr, M. Cavallaro Jr., D.A. Beller, K.J. Stebe, R.D. Kamien, P.J. Collings, and A.G. Yodh.
    "Self-assembly of micro-templated chromonic liquid crystal films."
    Soft Matter 10, 3477-3484 (2014)

  • D.A. Beller*, M.A. Gharbi*, A. Honglawan*, K.J. Stebe, S. Yang, and R.D. Kamien.
    "Focal conic flower textures at curved interfaces."
    Phys. Rev. X 3, 041026 (2013).

  • M. Cavallaro*, M.A. Gharbi*, D.A. Beller*, S. Copar, Z. Shi, T. Baumgart, S. Yang, R.D. Kamien, and K.J. Stebe.
    "Exploiting imperfections: Assembling surface colloids via bulk topological defects."
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 110, 18804-18808 (2013).

  • M. Cavallaro*, M.A. Gharbi*, D.A. Beller*, S. Copar, Z. Shi, T. Baumgart, R.D. Kamien, S. Yang, and K.J. Stebe.
    "Ring around the colloid."
    Soft Matter 9, 9099-9102 (2013).

  • M.A. Gharbi, M. Cavallaro, G. Wu, D.A. Beller, R.D. Kamien, S. Yang, K.J. Stebe.
    "Microbullet assembly: interactions of oriented dipoles in confined nematic liquid crystal."
    Liquid Crystals 40, 1619-1627 (2013).

  • A. Honglawan*, D.A. Beller*, M. Cavallaro., R.D. Kamien, K.J. Stebe, S. Yang.
    "Topographically induced hierarchical assembly and geometrical transformation of focal conic domain arrays in smectic liquid crystals."
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 110 (1), 34-39 (2013).

  • R.A. Mosna, D.A. Beller, R.D. Kamien.
    "Breaking the rules for topological defects: Smectic order on concial substrates."
    Phys. Rev. E 86 (1), 011707 (2012).

  • A. Honglawan, D.A. Beller, M. Cavallero, R.D. Kamien, K.J. Stebe, S.Yang.
    "Pillar-assisted epitaxial assembly of toric focal fonic domains of smectic-A liquid crystals."
    Advanced Materials 23 (46), 5519-5523 (2011).

  • E. Barry, D. Beller, Z. Dogic
    "A model liquid crystalline system based on rodlike viruses with variable chirality and persistence length."
    Soft Matter 5, 2563-2570 (2009).

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