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The elements of texture

1. Umbilic Lines in Orientational Order Authors: Thomas Machon and Gareth P. Alexander Phys. Rev. X 6, 011033 (2016); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevX.6.011033 2. Interpretation of saddle-splay and the Oseen-Frank free energy in liquid crystals Author: Jonathan V. Selinger Liquid Cryst. Rev. 6, 129-142 (2019); arXiv:1901.06306 3. Uniform distortions and generalized elasticity of liquid crystals Author: Epifanio […]

Geometric frustrated assemblies

How geometric frustration shapes twisted fibres, inside and out: competing morphologies of chiral filament assembly Authors: Douglas M. Hall and Gregory M. Grason Interface Focus 7: 20160140 (2017) Recommended with a commentary by Roya Zandi, University of California, Riverside|View Commentary (pdf)| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_January_2019_02

Anomalous assembly of ill-fitting elements

1. Geometric frustration and compatibility conditions for two dimensional director fields Authors: Idan Niv and Efi Efrati arXiv:1706.08187 2. Geometrical frustration yields fibre formation in self-assembly Authors: Martin Lenz and Thomas A. Witten Nature Physics (2017) doi:10.1038/nphys4184 Recommended with a commentary by Gregory M. Grason, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. |View Commentary| DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_August_2017_02

Frank Kasper Phases of Squishable Spheres and Optimal Cell Models

1.Selective assemblies of giant tetrahedra via precisely controlled interactions. Authors: M. Huang, C.H. Hsu, J. Wang, S. Mei, X. Dong, Y. Li, M. Li, H. Liu, W. Zhang, T. Aida, W.B. Zhang, K. Yue and S. Z. D. Cheng. Science 348, 424(2015) 2.Sphericity and symmetry breaking in the formation of Frank-Kasper phases from one component […]

Riemannian surfaces encode the structure of filament bundles

1. Non-Euclidean geometry of twisted lament bundle packing. Authors: Isaac R. Bruss and Gregory M. Grason. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. (2012) 109, no. 27, 10781-10786. Recommended with a commentary by Mark Bowick, Soft Matter Pro- gram, Syracuse University | View Commentary (pdf) | DOI: 10.36471/JCCM_July_2012_01

Cooperativity and frustration in protein-mediated parallel actin bundles

Authors: Homin Shin, Kirstin R. Purdy Drew, James R. Bartles, Gerard C. L. Wong, and Gregory M. Grason Physical Review Letters 103, 238102 (2009) Recommended with a commentary by Thomas R. Powers, Brown University | View Commentary (pdf) | JCCM_Dec09_03

Correspondents prior to last two years

Elihu Abrahams, Rutgers University | View Contributions | Vivek Aji, University of California, Riverside |  View Contributions | Jason Alicea, California Institute of Technology | View Contributions | David Andelman, Tel Aviv University | View Contributions | Philip Anderson, Princeton University, Princeton | View Contributions | Arezoo M. Ardekani, University of Notre Dame | View Contributions | […]

Frustrated Polyelectrolyte Bundles and T = 0 Josephson-Junction Arrays

Authors: Gregory M. Grason and Robijn F. Bruinsma Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 027802 (2006) Recommended and Commentary by Randall D. Kamien, University of Pennsylvania.  | View Commentary (pdf) | (JCCM_July06_03)