Publications

2017
Gim M-J, Beller DA, Yoon DK. Morphogenesis of liquid crystal topological defects of during the nematic-smectic A phase transition'. Nature Communications [Internet]. 2017;8 :15453. Link
2016
Luo Y, Serra F, Beller DA, Gharbi MA, Li N, Yang S, Kamien RD, Stebe KJ. Around the corner: Colloidal assembly and wiring in groovy nematic cells. Physical Review E [Internet]. 2016;93 :032705. Link
Xia Y, Lee E, Hu H, Gharbi MA, Beller DA, Fleischmann E-K, Kamien RD, Zentel R, Yang S. Better Actuation Through Chemistry: Using Surface Coatings to Create Uniform Director Fields in Nematic Liquid Crystal Elastomers. ACS applied materials & interfaces [Internet]. 2016;8 (19) :12466-12472. Link
Tran L, Lavrentovich MO, Beller DA, Li N, Stebe KJ, Kamien RD. Lassoing saddle splay and the geometrical control of topological defects. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences [Internet]. 2016;113 :7106-7111. Link
Beller DA, Nelson DR. Plastic deformation of tubular crystals by dislocation glide. Physical Review E [Internet]. 2016;94 :033004. Link
2015
Honglawan A, Kim DS, Beller DA, Yoon DK, Gharbi MA, Stebe KJ, Kamien RD, Yang S. Synergistic assembly of nanoparticles in smectic liquid crystals. Soft Matter [Internet]. 2015;11 :7367–7375. Link
Beller DA, Gharbi MA, Liu IB. Shape-controlled orientation and assembly of colloids with sharp edges in nematic liquid crystals. Soft Matter [Internet]. 2015;11 :1078-1086. Link
2014
Gharbi MA, Beller DA, Honglawan A, Stebe KJ, Yang S, Kamien RD. Controlling liquid crystal defects. SPIE Newsroom [Internet]. 2014. Publisher's Version
Beller DA, Machon T, Čopar S, Sussman DM, Alexander GP, Kamien RD, Mosna RA. Geometry of the cholesteric phase. Physical Review X [Internet]. 2014;4 :031050. Publisher's Version
Lohr MA, Marcello Cavallaro J, Beller DA, Stebe KJ, Kamien RD, Collings PJ, Yodh AG. Elasticity-dependent self-assembly of micro- templated chromonic liquid crystal films. Soft Matter [Internet]. 2014;10 :3477-3484. Publisher's Version
2013
Gharbi MA, Jr. MC, Wu G, Beller DA, Kamien RD, Yang S, Stebe KJ. Microbullet assembly: interactions of oriented dipoles in confined nematic liquid crystal. Liquid Crystals [Internet]. 2013;40 (12) :1619-1627. Publisher's Version
Marcello Cavallaro J, Gharbi MA, Beller DA, Čopar S, Shi Z, Baumgart T, Yang S, Kamien RD, Stebe KJ. Exploiting imperfections in the bulk to direct assembly of surface colloids. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences [Internet]. 2013;110 (47) :18804-18808. Publisher's Version
Beller DA, Gharbi MA, Honglawan A, Stebe KJ, Yang S, Kamien RD. Focal Conic Flower Textures at Curved Interfaces. Physical Review X [Internet]. 2013;3 :041026. Publisher's Version
Honglawan A, Beller DA, Marcello Cavallaro J, Kamien RD, Stebe KJ, Yang S. Topographically induced hierarchical assembly andgeometrical transformation of focal conic domainarrays in smectic liquid crystals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences [Internet]. 2013;110 (1) :34-39. Publisher's Version
Marcello Cavallaro J, Gharbi MA, Beller DA, Čopar S, Shi Z, Baumgart T, Kamien RD, Yang S, Stebe KJ. Ring around the colloid. Soft Matter [Internet]. 2013;9 :9099-9102. Publisher's Version
2012
Mosna RA, Beller DA, Kamien RD. Breaking the rules for topological defects: Smectic order on conical substrates. Physical Review E [Internet]. 2012;86 :011707. Publisher's Version
2011
Honglawan A, Beller DA, Cavallaro M, Kamien RD, Stebe KJ, Yang S. Pillar-Assisted Epitaxial Assembly of Toric Focal Conic Domains of Smectic-A Liquid Crystals. Advanced Materials [Internet]. 2011;23 (46) :5519-5523. Publisher's Version