Date posted: October 17th, 2017
Spatially Varying Liquid Crystal Order: Theory and Simulations
Gavin-Rae Barnaby with Rolfe Petschek
Hard Tetrahedra and shapes close to hard tetrahedra pack well when they are oriented in ways different from their neighbors. …Read more.
Date posted: May 1st, 2015
Joseph Flannery with Harsh Mathur
Dirac theory of topological insulator boundaries
A topological insulator is a material that behaves as an insulator in its interior but whose surface contains bound conducting states. …Read more.
Date posted: May 1st, 2014
Edwin Bernardoni with Rolfe Petschek
Optimization of the Static First Hyperpolarizibility of Many Non-Interacting Fermions
Large non-linear electronic polarizabilities would be advantageous for a variety of devices and have been intensely studied for around three decades. …Read more.
Date posted: May 1st, 2013
Mason Eastman with Harsh Mathur
Conductors as a model for elliptical coffee stains
In electrostatics, conductors exhibit a number of interesting properties. Among these is the ‘lightning rod’ effect, whereby electric fields are significantly greater near areas of high curvature. …Read more.