Harvard MRSEC Publications, 2020 (DMR-1420570)

IRG 1: Mechanics of Soft Materials under Large Deformation

  • Partial MRSEC support (IRG1)

    1. Yang, J., R. Bai, B. Chen, and Z. Suo, "Hydrogel adhesion: A supramolecular synergy of chemistry, topology, and mechanics," Advanced Functional Materials 30 (2), 1901693 (2020)

IRG 2: Digital Assembly of Soft Materials

  • Partial MRSEC support (IRG2)

    1. Adams, L.L., D. Lee, Y. Mei, D.A. Weitz, and A.A. Solovev, "Nanoparticle-shelled catalytic bubble micromotor," Advanced Materials Interfaces 7 (4), 1901583-5 (2020) open doi in new window
    2. Chowdhury, M.S., W. Zheng, S. Kumari, J. Heyman, X. Zhang, P. Dey, D.A. Weitz, and R. Haag, "Dendronized fluorosurfactant for highly stable water-in-fluorinated oil emulsions with minimal inter-droplet transfer of small molecules," Nature Communications 10 (1), 1-10 (2019) open doi in new window
    3. Liu, Y., G. Yang, T. Baby, D. Chen, D.A. Weitz, and C.X. Zhao, "Stable polymer nanoparticles with exceptionally high drug loading by sequential nano-precipitation," Angewandte Chemie International Edition (Jan. 2020) open doi in new window
    4. Nawar, S., J.K. Stolaroff, C. Ye, H. Wu, F. Xin, and D.A. Weitz, "Parallelizable microfluidic dropmakers with multilayer geometry for the generation of double emulsions," Lab on a Chip 20 (1), 147-154 (2020) open doi in new window
    5. Yu, Y., S. Brandt, N.J. Nicolas, and J. Aizenberg, "Colorimetric ethanol indicator based on instantaneous, localized wetting of a photonic crystal," ACS Applied Material and Interfaces 12 (1), 1924-1929 (Jan 2020) open doi in new window

IRG 3: Controlling and Using Instabilities in Soft, Elastic Materials: Melded-Function, Non-Linear, Devices

  1. Primary MRSEC support (IRG3)

    1. Chortos, A., E. Hajiesmaili, J. Morales, D.R. Clarke, and J.A. Lewis, "3D Printing of interdigitated dielectric elastomer actuators," Advanced Functional Materials 30 (1), 1907375-10 (2020) open doi in new window
    2. Davidson, E.C., A. Kotikian, S. Li, J. Aizenberg, and J.A. Lewis, "3D printable and reconfigurable liquid crystal elastomers with light-induced shape memory via dynamic bond exchange," Advanced Materials 32 (1), 1905682 (2020) open doi in new window
    3. Medina, E., P.E. Farrell, K. Bertoldi, and C.H. Rycroft, "Navigating the landscape of nonlinear mechanical metamaterials for advanced programmability," Physical Review B 101 (6), 064101-6 (2020) open doi in new window
    4. Vasios, N., A.J. Gross, S. Soifer, J.T.B. Overvelde, and K. Bertoldi, "Harnessing viscous flow to simplify the actuation of fluidic soft robots," Soft Robotics 7 (1), 1-9 (2020) open doi in new window
  2. Partial MRSEC support (IRG3)

    1. Deng, B., P. Wang, V. Tournat, and K. Bertoldi, "Nonlinear transition waves in free-standing bistable chains," Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 136 103661-10 (2020)
    2. Li, C., H. Yang, Z. Suo, and J. Tang, "Fatigue-resistant elastomers," Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 134, 103751-12 (2020) open doi in new window
    3. Yu, Y., S. Brandt, N.J. Nicolas, and J. Aizenberg, "Colorimetric ethanol indicator based on instantaneous, localized wetting of a photonic crystal," ACS Applied Material and Interfaces 12 (1), 1924-1929 (Jan 2020)

Seed, including iSuperSeed

  • Partial MRSEC support (Seed)

    1. Cao, T., Y. Wang, Y. Tao, L. Zhang, Y.L. Zhou, X.X. Zhang, J.A. Heyman, and D.A. Weitz, "DNAzyme-powered nucleic acid release from solid supports," Chemical Communications 56 (4), 647-650 (2020) open doi in new window