Mao Group

Soft Matter Theory


  1. Leyou Zhang and Xiaoming Mao
    "Finite temperature mechanical instability in disordered lattices",
    arXiv:1503.05274 (2015).
  2. T. C. Lubensky, C. L. Kane, Xiaoming Mao, A. Souslov, Kai Sun
    "Phonons and elasticity in critically coordinated lattices",
    arXiv:1503.01324 (2015).
  3. Leyou Zhang, D. Zeb Rocklin, Bryan Gin-ge Chen, Xiaoming Mao
    "Rigidity percolation by next-nearest-neighbor braces on generic and regular isostatic lattices",
    Physical Review E 91, 032124 (2015).
  4. Xiaoming Mao, Anton Souslov, Carlos I. Mendoza, T. C. Lubensky
    "Mechanical instability at finite temperature",
    Nature Communications 6, 5968 (2015).
  5. D. Zeb Rocklin, Xiaoming Mao
    "Self-assembly of three-dimensional open structures using patchy colloidal particles",
    Soft Matter 10, 7569 (2014).
  6. Jingchen Feng, Herbert Levine, Xiaoming Mao, Leonard M. Sander
    "Alignment and Nonlinear Elasticity in Biopolymer Gels",
    arXiv:1402.2998v2 (2014), in press at Physical Review E.
  7. Xiaoming Mao,
    "Entropic effects in the self-assembly of open lattices from patchy particles",
    Physical Review E 87, 062319 (2013).
  8. Xiaoming Mao, Olaf Stenull, and T. C. Lubensky,
    "Elasticity of a filamentous kagome lattice",
    Physical Review E 87, 042602 (2013).
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. Xiaoming Mao, Olaf Stenull, and T. C. Lubensky,
    "Effective medium theory of a filamentous triangular lattice",
    Physical Review E 87, 042601 (2013).
  12. Wouter Ellenbroek and Xiaoming Mao,
    “Rigidity percolation in the square lattice”,
    Europhysics Letters 96, 54002 (2011).
  13. 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.
  14. 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).
  15. Xiaoming Mao and T. C. Lubensky,
    “Coherent potential approximation of random nearly isostatic kagome lattice”,
    Physical Review E 83, 011111 (2011).
  16. 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).
  17. Xiaoming Mao, Paul M. Goldbart, Xiangjun Xing and Annette Zippelius,
    “Soft random solids and their heterogeneous elasticity”,
    Physical Review E 80, 031140 (2009)..
  18. Xiaoming Mao, Paul M. Goldbart, Xiangjun Xing and Annette Zippelius,
    “Elastic heterogeneity of soft random solids”,
    Europhysics Letters 80, 26004 (2007)..
  19. Stephan Ulrich, Xiaoming Mao, Paul M. Goldbart and Annette Zippelius,
    “Elasticity of highly cross-linked random networks”,
    Europhysics Letters 76, 677 (2006).
  20. Xiaoming Mao, Paul M. Goldbart, Marc Mézard and Martin Weigt,
    “Cavity approach to the random solid state”,
    Physical Review Letters 95, 148302 (2005).
  21. 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).
  22. Sun Kai, Mao Xiao-Ming and Ouyang Qi,
    “Social influence in small-world networks”,
    Chinese Physics 11 1280 (2002).
  23. Mao Xiao-Ming, Sun Kai and Ouyang Qi,
    “Stochastic resonance in a financial model”,
    Chinese Physics 11 1106 (2002).
  24. Wang Kai, Mao Xiao-Ming and Ouyang Qi,
    “A Non-invasive method of tracing spiral tips”,
    Chinese Physics Letters 18 834 (2001).