## Publications

- Leyou Zhang, D. Zeb Rocklin, Bryan Gin-ge Chen, Xiaoming Mao

*"Rigidity percolation by next-nearest-neighbor braces on generic and regular isostatic lattices"*,

arXiv:1412.6609v1 (2014). - Xiaoming Mao, Anton Souslov, Carlos I. Mendoza, T. C. Lubensky

*"Mechanical instability at finite temperature"*,

arXiv:1407.1946v1 (2014), in press at Nature Communications. - D. Zeb Rocklin, Xiaoming Mao

*"Self-assembly of three-dimensional open structures using patchy colloidal particles"*,

Soft Matter**10**, 7569 (2014). - Jingchen Feng, Xiaoming Mao, Leonard M. Sander

*"Alignment and Nonlinear Elasticity in Biopolymer Gels"*,

arXiv:1402.2998v2 (2014). - Xiaoming Mao,

*"Entropic effects in the self-assembly of open lattices from patchy particles"*,

Physical Review E**87**, 062319 (2013).

- Xiaoming Mao, Olaf Stenull, and T. C. Lubensky,

*"Elasticity of a filamentous kagome lattice"*,

Physical Review E**87**, 042602 (2013). - Xiaoming Mao, Qian Chen, and Steve Granick,

*"Entropy favors colloidal open lattices"*,

Nature Materials**12**, 217(2013).

See accompanying News and Views*"Patchy colloids: Entropy stabilizes open crystals"*by Michael E. Cates. - Kai Sun, Anton Souslov, Xiaoming Mao and T. C. Lubensky,

*"Isostaticity, auxetic response, surface modes, and conformal invariance in twisted kagome lattices"*,

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America**109**, 12369 (2012).

See accompanying Commentary "Topological soft matter: Kagome lattices with a twist" by Vincenzo Vitelli. - Xiaoming Mao, Olaf Stenull, and T. C. Lubensky,

*"Effective medium theory of a filamentous triangular lattice"*,

Physical Review E**87**, 042601 (2013). - Wouter Ellenbroek and Xiaoming Mao,

*“Rigidity percolation in the square lattice”*,

Europhysics Letters**96**, 54002 (2011). - Chase P. Broedersz, Xiaoming Mao, F.C. MacKintosh, and T. C. Lubensky,

*“Criticality and isostaticity in fiber networks”*,

Nature Physics**7**, 983 (2011).

See accompanying News and Views*"Materials physics: Bending Maxwell's rule"*by Erik van der Giessen. - Anindita Basu, Qi Wen, Xiaoming Mao, T. C. Lubensky, Paul A. Janmey, and Arjun G. Yodh,

*“Non-affine displacements in flexible polymer networks”*,

Macromolecules**44**, 1671 (2011). - Xiaoming Mao and T. C. Lubensky,

*“Coherent potential approximation of random nearly isostatic kagome lattice”*,

Physical Review E**83**, 011111 (2011). - Xiaoming Mao, Ning Xu, and T. C. Lubensky,

*“Soft modes and elasticity of nearly isostatic lattices: randomness and dissipation”*,

Physical Review Letters**104**, 085504 (2010). - Xiaoming Mao, Paul M. Goldbart, Xiangjun Xing and Annette Zippelius,

*“Soft random solids and their heterogeneous elasticity”*,

Physical Review E**80**, 031140 (2009).. - Xiaoming Mao, Paul M. Goldbart, Xiangjun Xing and Annette Zippelius,

*“Elastic heterogeneity of soft random solids”*,

Europhysics Letters**80**, 26004 (2007).. - Stephan Ulrich, Xiaoming Mao, Paul M. Goldbart and Annette Zippelius,

*“Elasticity of highly cross-linked random networks”*,

Europhysics Letters**76**, 677 (2006). - Xiaoming Mao, Paul M. Goldbart, Marc Mézard and Martin Weigt,

*“Cavity approach to the random solid state”*,

Physical Review Letters**95**, 148302 (2005). - W. G. Stratton, J. Hamann, J. H. Perepezko, P. M. Woyles, X. Mao, and S. V. Khare,

*“Aluminum nanoscale order in amorphous Al92Sm8 measured by fluctuation electron microscopy”*,

Applied Physics Letters**86**, 141910 (2005). - Sun Kai, Mao Xiao-Ming and Ouyang Qi,

*“Social influence in small-world networks”*,

Chinese Physics**11**1280 (2002). - Mao Xiao-Ming, Sun Kai and Ouyang Qi,

*“Stochastic resonance in a financial model”*,

Chinese Physics**11**1106 (2002). - Wang Kai, Mao Xiao-Ming and Ouyang Qi,

*“A Non-invasive method of tracing spiral tips”*,

Chinese Physics Letters**18**834 (2001).