Publications

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Submitted papers and papers in press

  1. C.-C. Chou, E. Lepore, P. Antonaci, N. Pugno, M.J. Buehler, "Mechanics of trichocyte alpha-keratin fibers: Experiment, theory and simulation," in submission
  2. B. Depalle, Z. Qin, S. Shefelbine, M.J. Buehler, "Influence of cross-links in the mesoscale deformation mechanisms of collagen fibrils," in submission
  3. S. Ganesh, Z. Qin, S. Spagnol, M.T. Biegler, K.A. Coffey, A. Kalinowski, M.J. Buehler, K.N. Dahl, "The tail domain of lamin 1 B1 is more strongly modulated by divalent cations than lamin A," Nucleus, in submission
  4. G.C. Yeoa, C. Baldock, A. Tarakanova, S.G. Wise, M.J. Buehler, A.S. Weiss, "Biological and structural properties of human tropoelastin with a revived “fossil” domain 22," in revision
  5. O.G. Andriotis, S.-W. Chang, M. Vanleene, P.H. Howarth, D.E. Davies, S.J. Shefelbine, M.J. Buehler, P.J. Thurner, “Collagen indentation modulus from osteogenesis imperfecta murine model is severely impaired," in submission
  6. D. Lau, K. Broderick, M.J. Buehler, O. Büyüköztürk, “A robust experimental quantification of fracture energy at a silica-polymer interface under the effect of moisture,” in submission
  7. T. Verho, M.J. Buehler, "Dissipative Deformation Mechanisms between Material Building Blocks Promote Flaw-Tolerance," in revision
  8. L. Dimas, D. Shattuck, D. Adler, M.J. Buehler, "Analysis of the microscopic fracture mechanisms of 3D printed hierarchical composites," in submission
  9. J.Y. Wong, D.L. Kaplan, M.J. Buehler, "Spider silk – its mysteries, how it’s made, its strength, toughness, elasticity," Physics Today, in submission
  10. C.T.-Chen, C. Chuang, J. Cao, V. Ball, M.J. Buehler, "Self-Assembly of Tetramers of 5,6-Dihydroxyindole Explains Optical Properties of Eumelanin: Excitonic Effects with Geometric Order and Disorder," in revision
  11. G. Lee, W. Lee, M.I. Solar, M.J. Buehler, K. Eom, T. Kwon, "Nanomechanics of Hierarchically Structured Amyloid Fibrils," in submission
  12. S. Lin, M.J. Buehler, "Thermal Transport in Monolayer Graphene Oxide: Atomistic Insights into Phonon Engineering through Surface Chemistry," in revision
  13. M. Solar, Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, "Molecular Mechanics of Crosslinked Amorphous Polymer Adhesive Performance," J. Mater. Res., in revision
  14. W. Yang, V. Sherman, B. Gludovatz, M. Mackey, E.A. Zimmermann, E.H. Changm E. Schaible, Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, R. Ritchie, M. Meyers, "Protective Role of Arapaima gigas Fish Scales: Structure and Mechanical Behavior," in revision
  15. C.-T. Chen, S. Ghosh, C.M. Reddy, M.J. Buehler, "Molecular mechanics of elastic and bendable caffeine co-crystals," in revision
  16. A.K. Nair, A. Gautieri, M.J. Buehler,"Role of intrafibrillar collagen mineralization in defining the compressive properties of nascent bone," in submission
  17. A. Kalinowski, P.N. Yaron, Z. Qin, S. Shenoy, M.J. Buehler, M. Losche, K.N. Dahl, "Interfacial binding and aggregation of lamin A tail domains associated with Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome," in submission

2014

  1. Z. Qin, N. Pugno, M.J. Buehler, "Mechanics of fragmentation of crocodile skin and other thin films," Scientific Reports, in press
  2. L.S. Dimas, M.J. Buehler, "Modeling and Manufacturing of Bio-inspired Composites with Tunable Fracture Mechanical Properties," Soft Matter, in press
  3. S.W. Chang, M.J. Buehler, "Molecular biomechanics of collagen molecules," Materials Today, in press
  4. M. Solar, M.J. Buehler, "Tensile Deformation and Failure of Amyloid and Amyloid-Like Protein Fibrils," Nanotechnology, Vol. 25(10), 105703, 2014 (associated Lab Talk article...)
  5. T. Giesa, N. Pugno, J.Y. Wong, D.L. Kaplan, M.J. Buehler, "What's Inside the Box? – Length-Scales that Govern Fracture Processes of Polymer Fibers," Advanced Materials, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201303323, 2014
  6. S. Cranford, N. Pugno, M.J. Buehler, "Silk and Web Synergy: The Merging of Material and Structural Performance," in: Biotechnology of Silk (editors: Tetsuo Asakura and Thomas A. Miller), Springer, 2014
  7. Z. Qin, L. Dimas, D. Adler, G. Bratzel, M.J. Buehler, "Biological materials by design," J. Phys. Cond. Mattter, 2014
  8. F. LIbonati, A. Nair, L. Vergani, M.J. Buehler, "Mechanics of collagen-hydroxyapatite model nanocomposites," Mechanics Research Communications, 2014
  9. A. Nair, F. Libonati, Z. Qin, L. Dimas, M.J. Buehler, "Mechanical and interface properties of biominerals: Atomistic to coarse grained modeling," In: Biomineralization Handbook: Characterization of biomineral and biomimetic materials (editor: Elaine DiMasi), CRC Press, 2014

2013

  1. G. Bratzel, Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, "Viscoelastic relaxation time and structural evolution during length contraction of spider silk protein nanostructures," MRS Communications, Vol. 3(3), pp. 185-190, 2013
  2. A. Tarakanova, M.J. Buehler, “Molecular modeling of protein materials: case study of elastin,” Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 21(6), paper # 063001, 2013
  3. V. Ball, J. Gracio, M. Vila, M. Singh, M. Michel, J. Bour, V. Toniazzo, D. Ruch, M.J. Buehler, "Comparison of synthetic eumelanin formed in the presence of oxygen and Cu2+ cations as oxidants," Langmuir, Vol. 29(41), pp. 12754-12761, 2013
  4. L. Dimas, T. Giesa, M.J. Buehler, "Fracture in stochastic media using discrete and continuum simulation methods," J. Mech. Phys. Solids, accepted for publication
  5. O. Tokareva, M. Jacobson, M.J. Buehler, J. Wong, D. Kaplan, "Structure-Function-Property-Design Interplay in Biopolymers: Spider Silk," Acta Biomaterialia, accepted for publication
  6. D. Adler, M.J. Buehler, "Mesoscale mechanics of wood cell walls under axial strain," Soft Matter, Vol. 9, pp. 7138-7144, 2013 (link to paper...)
  7. Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, "Molecular mechanics of mussel adhesion proteins," J. Mech. Phys. Solids, accepted for publication
  8. M.J. Buehler, "Mechanical Players-The Role of Intermediate Filaments in Cell Mechanics and Organization," Biophysical J., Vol. 105(8), pp. 1733-1734, 2013
  9. S. Lin, M.J. Buehler, "Mechanics and molecular filtration performance of graphyne nanoweb membranes for selective water purification," Nanoscale, doi: 10.1039/C3NR03241H, 2013
  10. Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, "Impact tolerance in mussel thread networks by heterogeneous material distribution," Nature Communications, Vol. 4, p. 2187, 2013 (link to paper...; MIT News Story...)
  11. N. Pugno, S. Cranford, M.J. Buehler, “Synergetic material and structure optimization yields strong and robust spider web anchorages,” Small, Vol. 9(16), pp. 2747-2756, 2013
  12. L. Dimas, G. Bratzel, I. Eylon, M.J. Buehler, "Tough Composites Inspired by Mineralized Natural Materials: Computation, 3D printing and Testing," Advanced Functional Materials, Vol. 23(36), pp. 4629-4638, 2013
  13. A. Kalinowski, Z. Qin, K. Coffey, R. Kodali, M.J. Buehler, M. Loesche, K.N. Dahl, “Calcium causes a conformational change in lamin A tail domain that promotes farnesyl mediated membrane association,” Biophysical Journal, Vol. 104, pp. 2246-2253, 2013
  14. M. Naraghi, G.H. Bratzel, T. Filleter, Z. An, X. Wei, S.T. Nguyen, M.J. Buehler, H.D. Espinosa, “Atomistic Investigation of Load Transfer Between DWNT Bundles Crosslinked by PMMA-Oligomers,” Advanced Functional Materials, Vol. 23(15), pp. 1883-1892, 2013
  15. Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, “Bio-inspired graphene nano-gut,” J. Applied Mechanics, Vol. 80(6), p. 061009, 2013  
  16. A. Nair, A. Gautieri, S.W. Chang, M.J. Buehler, “Molecular mechanics of mineralized collagen fibrils in bone,” Nature Communications, Vol. 4, article #: 1724, 2013
  17. Z. Qin, A. Fabre, M.J. Buehler, “Structure and mechanism of maximum stability of isolated alpha-helical protein domains at a critical length scale,” The European Physical Journal E, Vol. 36. pp. 53. 2013
  18. M.J. Buehler, T. Giesa, “Nanoconfinement and the mechanical strength of biopolymers,” Annual Review of Biophysics, Vol. 42, pp. 651-673, 2013
  19. L. Dimas, M.J. Buehler, “Tough and Strong Composites with Simple Building Blocks,” J. Materials Research, Vol. 28(10), pp. 1295-1303, 2013
  20. D. Brommer and M.J. Buehler, Failure of Graphdiyne: Structurally Directed Delocalized Crack Propagation," J. Applied Mechanics (ASME), Vol. 80, paper # 040908, 2013
  21. C. Ozkan, M.J. Buehler, N.M. Pugno, K. Wang, "De novo carbon nanomaterials: Opportunities and challenges in a flat world," J. Mat. Res., Vol. 28(7), pp. 909 - 911, 2013 (link to paper...)
  22. S. Lin, M.J. Buehler, "The effect of non-covalent functionalization on the thermal conductance of graphene/organic interfaces," Nanotechnology, Vol. 24, paper # 165702, 2013 (link to paper..., link to further information -- Labtalk...)
  23. S.W. Chang, A. Nair, M.J. Buehler, “Nanoindentation study of size effects in nickel-graphene nanocomposites,” Phil. Mag. Lett., Vol. 93(4), 196-203, 2013 (link to paper...).
  24. G. Cook, Z. Spoltavsky, M.J. Buehler, “Mechanism of friction in rotating carbon nanotube bearings,” Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 61, pp. 652-673, 2013 (link to paper...).
  25. M.J. Buehler, "Materials by Design—A Perspective From Atoms to Structures,” MRS Bulletin, Vol. 38(2), pp. 169-176, 2013.
  26. F. Libonati, A. Nair, L. Vergani, M.J. Buehler, “Fracture mechanics of hydroxyapatite single crystals,” J. Mech. Behav. Biomedical Mater., Vol. 20(1), pp. 184-191, 2013.
  27. J. Zang, S. Rye, N. Pugno, Q. Wang, Q. Tu, M.J. Buehler, X. Zhao “Multifunctional Crumpling and Unfolding of Large-Area Graphene,” Nature Materials, Vol. 12(4), pp. 321-325, 2013 (link to paper...)
  28. C.T. Chen, V. Ball, J.J. de Almeida Gracio, M.K. Singh, V. Taniazzo, D. Ruch, M.J. Buehler, “Self-assembly of tetramers of 5,6 dihydroxyindole explains the primary physical properties of eumelanin: Experiment, simulation and design,” ACS Nano, Vol. 7(2), pp. 1524-1532, 2013 (link to paper...)
  29. S. Tarakkad Krishnaji, G. Bratzel, M. Kinahan, J.Y. Wong, M.J. Buehler, D.L. Kaplan, “Sequence–structure–property relationships with recombinant spider silk-like proteins,” Advanced Functional Materials, Vol. 23(2), pp. 241–253, 2013
  30. Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, “Webs measure up,” Nature Materials, Vol. 12(3), pp. 185-187, 2013 (link to paper...)
  31. T. Giesa, M.J. Buehler, “Aus der Trickkiste der Natur – Spinnenseide auf dem molekularen Prüfstand,” Physik in unserer Zeit, Vol. 44(2), pp. 72-79, 2013
  32. S. Cranford, M.J. Buehler, "Critical Cross-Linking to Mechanically Couple Polyelectrolytes," Soft Matter, Vol. 9, pp. 1076-1090, 2013
  33. C.C. Chou, M.J. Buehler, “Molecular mechanics of disulfide bonded alpha-helical protein filaments,” BioNanoScience, Vol. 3, pp. 85-94, 2013
  34. M. Solar, M.J. Buehler, “Deformation Behavior and Mechanical Properties of Amyloid Protein Nanowires,” J. Mech. Behav. Biomed. Mater.,  19(3), pp. 43-49, 2013 (link to paper...)
  35. S. Cranford, J. De Boer, C. van Blitterswijk, M.J. Buehler, “Materiomics: an -omics approach to biomaterials research,” Advanced Materials, Vol. 25, 802-824, 2013 (link to paper...)
  36. G. Gronau, Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, “Effect of sodium chloride on the structure and stability of spider silk's N-terminal protein domain,” Biomaterials Science, Vol. 1, pp. 276-284, 2013 (cover article) (link to paper...)

2012

  1. S. Cranford, D. Brommer, M.J. Buehler, “Extended graphynes: simple scaling laws for stiffness, strength and fracture,” Nanoscale, Vol. 4, pp. 7797-7809, 2012
  2. J. Wong, D. Spivak, J. McDonald, D. Kaplan, M.J. Buehler, "Materials by Design: Merging Proteins and Music," Nano Today, Vol. 7(6), pp.488–495, 2012 (link to paper...).
  3. S. Cranford, M.J. Buehler, "Variation of weak polyelectrolyte persistence length through an electrostatic contour length," Macromolecules, 45 (19), pp 8067–8082, 2012
  4. C.C. Chou, M.J. Buehler, “Structure and mechanical properties of human keratin intermediate filament protein,” Biomacromolecules, Vol. 13(11), pp. 3522-3532, 2012.
  5. T. Giesa, N. Pugno, M. J. Buehler, “Nonlinear stiffening yields large flaw tolerance length scales in biofibers,” Physical Review E, accepted for publication
  6. Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, “Molecular mechanics of DOPA at a silica interface,” Applied Physics Letters, accepted for publication
  7. Z. Xu, M.J. Buehler, "Heat Dissipation at a Graphene-Substrate Interface," J. Phys. Cond. Matt., Vol. 24, paper # 475305, 2012.
  8. T. Giesa, G. Bratzel, M.J. Buehler, "Modeling and Simulation of Hierarchical Protein Materials," In: Nano and Cell Mechanics (Eds. Horacio Espinosa and Gang Bao), John Wiley & Sons, to appear 2012.
  9. A. Tarakanova, M.J. Buehler, “The mechanical role of capture spiral silk in the diversification of orb webs,” Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Vol. 9(77), pp. 3240-3248, 2012 (link to paper...)
  10. Z. Qin and M.J. Buehler, “Computational and theoretical modeling of intermediate filament networks: structure, mechanics and related disease,” Acta Mechanica Sinica, accepted for publication
  11. G. Gronau, S. Tarakkad Krishnaji, M.E. Kinahan, T. Giesa, J.Y. Wong, D.L. Kaplan, M.J. Buehler, “A Review of Biopolymer Structure-Process-Property Relationships at Multiple Scales via Integration of Modeling and Experimentation,” Biomaterials, accepted for publication
  12. Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, “Cooperativity governs the size and structure of biological interfaces,” J. Biomechanics, Vol. 45(16), pp. 2778-2783, 2012
  13. Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, “Carbon dioxide enhances fragility of ice crystals,” J. Phys. D: Applied Physics, Vol. 45, 445302, 2012
  14. S. Cranford, M.J. Buehler, “Selective hydrogen purification through graphdiyne under ambient temperature and pressure,” Nanoscale, Vol. 4, pp. 4587-4593, 2012 (link to paper...)
  15. M. Solar, M.J. Buehler, “Taking a leaf from nature's book,” Nature Nanotechnology, Vol. 7, pp. 417-419, 2012 (link to paper...).
  16. Z. Qin, M. Buehler, “Bioinspired design of functionalized graphene,”  Molecular Simulation, Vol. 38(8-9), pp. 695-703, 2012 (link to paper...)
  17. A. Nair, Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, “Cooperative deformation of carboxyl groups in functionalized carbon nanotubes,” International Jorunal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 49(18), pp. 2418-2423, 2012 (link to paper...)
  18. A. Gautieri, M. Pate,  S. Vesentini, A. Redaelli, M.J. Buehler , “Hydration and distance dependence of intermolecular shearing between collagen molecules in a model microfibril,”  J. Biomechanics,  Vol. 45, pp. 2079-2083, 2012 (link to paper...)
  19. M. Solar, M.J. Buehler, “Comparative analysis of nanomechanics of protein filaments under lateral loading,” Nanoscale, Vol. 4, pp. 1177-1183, 2012 (link to paper...)
  20. T. Giesa, D. Spivak, M.J. Buehler, “Category theory based solution for the building block replacement problem in materials design,” Advanced Engineering Materials, DOI: adem.201200109, 2012 (link to paper...)
  21. L. Dimas, M.J. Buehler, “Influence of geometry on mechanical properties of bio-inspired silica-based hierarchical materials,” Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, Vol. 7, paper # 036024, 2012 (link to paper...)
  22. S. Cranford, M.J. Buehler, Biomateriomics, 2012 (Springer, New York) (more information...)
  23. A. Gautieri, S. Vesentini , A. Redaelli, M.J. Buehler, "Osteogenesis imperfecta mutations lead to local tropocollagen unfolding and disruption of H-bond network," RSC Advances, Vol. 2, pp. 3890-3896, 2012 (link to paper...)
  24. D. Lau, O. Büyüköztürk, M.J. Buehler, “Characterization of the intrinsic strength between epoxy and silica using a free energy approach,” J. Mat. Res., Vol. 27(14), 2012 (link to paper...)
  25. S.W. Chang, A. Nair, M.J. Buehler, “Geometry and temperature effects of the interfacial thermal conductance in copper- and nickel-graphene nanocomposites,”  J. Phys. Condens. Matter, Vol. 24, article # 245301, 2012 (link to paper...)
  26. R. Pellenq, M. Buehler, F. Ulm, S. Yip, K. Van Vliet, H. Jennings., “Set in stone? A perspective on the concrete sustainability challenge,” MRS Bulletin, Vol. 37(4), pp. 395, 2012 (link to paper...)
  27. S.W. Chang, B. Flynn, J. Ruberti, M.J. Buehler, “Molecular mechanism of force induced stabilization of collagen against enzymatic breakdown,” Biomaterials, Vol. 33(15), pp. 3852-3859, 2012 (link to paper...)
  28. S. Keten, C.C. Chou, A. C.T. van Duin, M.J. Buehler, "Tunable Nanomechanics of Protein Disulfide Bonds in Redox Microenvironments,"Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Vol. 5, pp. 32-40, 2012 (link to paper...)
  29. H. Manzano, R. Pellenq, A. van Duin, F.J. Ulm, M.J. Buehler, “Hydration of calcium oxide surface using reactive molecular dynamics,” Langmuir, Vol. 28(9), pp. 4187-4197, 2012 
  30. S.W. Cranford, A. Tarakanova, N. Pugno, M.J. Buehler, “Nonlinear material behaviour of spider silk yields robust webs,” Nature, Vol. 482, pp. 72-76, 2012 (cover article) (link to paper..., link to MIT News Article..., link to Science NOW article...)
  31. Z. Qin, A. Gautieri, A.K. Nair, H. Inbar, M.J. Buehler, "Thickness of hydroxyapatite nanocrystal controls mechanical
    properties of the collagen-hydroxyapatite interface," Langmuir, Vol. 28(4), pp. 1982–1992, 2012 (link to paper…
  32. A. Tarakanova, M.J. Buehler, “A materiomics approach to spider silk,” JOM, Vol. 64(2), 214-225, 2012 (link to paper...)
  33. O. Compton, K. Putz, S. Cranford, Z. An, C. Brinson, M. Buehler, S.B. Ngyen, "Tuning the Mechanical Properties of Graphene Oxide Paper and Its Associated Polymer Nanocomposites by Controlling Cooperative Intersheet Hydrogen Bonding,” ACS Nano, Vol. 6 (3), pp 2008–2019, 2012 (link to paper...)
  34. G. Bratzel, M.J. Buehler, “Molecular mechanics of silk nanostructures under varied mechanical loading,” Biopolymers, Vol. 97(6), pp. 408-417, 2012 (link to paper...)
  35. E. Lepore, A. Marchioro, M. Isaia, M.J. Buehler, N. Pugno, "Evidence of super-stretchable silk in the cocoon of the
    cave spider Meta menardi," PLoS ONE, Vol. 7(2), paper # e30500, 2012 (link to paper...)
  36. A. Gautieri, S. Vesentini, A. Redaelli, M.J. Buehler, “Viscoelastic properties of single collagen molecules,” Matrix Biology, Vol.  31(2), pp. 141–149, 2012 (link to paper...)
  37. Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, "Mechanical properties of crosslinks controls failure mechanism of hierarchical intermediate filament networks," Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters, Vol. 2(1), article # 014005, 2012 (link to paper...)
  38. S.W. Chang, S.J. Shefelbine, M.J. Buehler, “Structural and mechanical differences between collagen homo- and heterotrimers: General insight and relevance for brittle bone disease,“ Biophysical Journal, Vol. 102(3), pp. 640-648, 2012 (link to paper...)
  39. G. Bratzel, M.J. Buehler, “Sequence-structure correlations and size effects in silk nanostructure: Poly-Ala repeat of N. clavipes MaSp1 is naturally optimized at a critical length scale,” Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Material, Vol. 7(3), pp. 30-40, 2012 (link to paper...)

2011

  1. A. Garcia, D. Sen, M.J. Buehler, “Hierarchical silica nanostructures inspired by diatom algae yield superior deformability, toughness and strength,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 42(13), pp. 3889-3897, 2011 (link to paper...)
  2. S. Cranford, M.J. Buehler, “Packing efficiency and accessible surface area of crumpled graphene,” Physical Review B, Vol. 84, paper # 205451, 2011 (link to paper...)
  3. D. Sen, A. Garcia, M.J. Buehler, “Mechanics of nano-honeycomb silica structures: A size-dependent brittle-to-ductile transition,” Journal of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics (ASCE), Vol.1(4), 2011
  4. T. Giesa, D. Spivak, M.J. Buehler, "Reoccurring Patterns in Hierarchical Protein Materials and Music: The Power of Analogies," BioNanoScience, Vol. 1(4), pp. 153-161, 2011 (link to paper...)
  5. A.P. Garcia, D. Sen, M.J. Buehler, “Nature’s flexible and tough armor: Geometric and size effects of diatom inspired, nanoscale glass,” In: Simulations in Nanobiotechnology (Ed. K. Eom), CRC Press (Boca Raton, FL), ISBN: 9781439835043, 2011
  6. C.C. Chou, M.J. Buehler, “Breaking out of the cage,” Nature Chemistry, Vol. 3(11), pp. 837-839, 2011 (link to paper...).
  7. D. Sen, A. Garcia, M.J. Buehler, “Mechanics of nano-honeycomb silica structures: A size-dependent brittle-to-ductile transition,” Journal of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics (ASCE), Vol.1(4), 2011
  8. T. Giesa, M. Arslan,N. Pugno, M.J. Buehler, "Nanoconfinement of Spider Silk Fibrils Begets Superior Strength, Extensibility, and Toughness," Nano Letters, Vol. 11(11), pp. 5038-5046, 2011(link to paper...)
  9. D. Spivak, T. Giesa, E. Wood, M.J. Buehler, “Category theory analysis of hierarchical protein materials and social networks,” PLoS ONE, Vol. 6(9), paper # e23911, 2011 (link to paper...)
  10. S. Cranford, M. Buehler, "Shaky Foundations of Hierarchical Biological Materials," Nano Today, Vol. 6, 332-338, 2011 (link to paper...)
  11. T. Knowles,  M.J. Buehler , “Nanomechanics of functional and pathological amyloid materials,” Nature Nanotechnology, Vol. 6(7), pp. 469-479, 2011 (link to paper...)
  12. S.W. Cranford, M.J. Buehler, “Mechanical properties of graphyne,” Carbon, Vol. 49, pp. 4111-4121, 2011 (link to paper...)
  13. A. Garcia, N. Pugno, M.J. Buehler, “Superductile, wavy silica nanostructures inspired by diatom algae,” Advanced Biomaterials, Vol. 13, pp. B405-B414, 2011 (link to paper...)
  14. C.C. Chou, M.J. Buehler, “Bond energy effects on strength and robustness of molecular structures,” Interface Focus, doi: doi: 10.1098/​rsfs.2011.0038, 2011 (link to paper...)
  15. I. Mohedas, A.P. Garcia, M.J. Buehler, “Nanomechanics of biologically inspired coiled silica nanostructures,” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part N: Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanosystems, Vol. 224(3), pp. 93-100, 2011
  16. D. Sen, M.J. Buehler, “Structural hierarchies define toughness and defect-tolerance despite simple and mechanically inferior brittle building blocks,” Scientific Reports, Vol. 1, paper # 35, 2011 (link to paper...)
  17. Z. Qin, A. Kalinowski, K. Dahl, M.J. Buehler, "Structure and stability of the lamin A tail domain and HGPS mutant," Journal of Structural Biology, Vol. 175(3), pp. 425-433, 2011 (link to paper...)
  18. S.W. Cranford, M.J. Buehler, “Twisted and coiled ultralong multilayer graphene ribbons,” Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 19, pp. 054003, 2011 (link to paper...)
  19. A. Nair, S.W. Cranford, M.J. Buehler, “The minimal nanowire: mechanical properties of carbyne,” EPL, Vol. 95, pp. 16002, 2011 (link to paper...)
  20. Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, “Dynamic Failure of a Lamina Meshwork in Cell Nuclei under Extreme Mechanical Deformation,” BioNanoScience, Vol. 1(1), pp. 14-23, 2011 (link to paper...)
  21. O. Büyüköztürk, M.J. Buehler, D. Lau, C. Tuakta, “Structural solution using molecular dynamics: Fundamentals and a case study of epoxy-silica interface,” International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol. 48, pp. 2131-2140, 2011 (link to paper...)
  22. M. Arslan, Z. Qin, M. Buehler, "Coiled-coil intermediate filament stutter instability and molecular unfolding," Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin., Vol. 14(5), pp. 483-489, 2011 (link to paper...)
  23. R. Paparcone, M.J. Buehler, “Failure of A-beta-(1-40) amyloid fibrils under tensile loading,” Biomaterials, Vol. 32(13), pp. 3367-3374, 2011 (link to article....)
  24. S. Keten, Z. Xu, M.J. Buehler, “Triangular core as a universal strategy for stiff nanostructures,” Materials Science and Engineering C, Vol. 31(4), pp. 775-780, 2011 (link to paper...)
  25. Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, “Flaw tolerance of nuclear intermediate filament lamina under extreme mechanical deformation,” ACS Nano, Vol. 5(4), pp. 3034-3042, 2011 (link to paper...)
  26. R. Paparcone, S. Cranford, M.J. Buehler, “Self-folding and aggregation of amyloid nanofibrils,” Nanoscale,  Vol. 3(4), pp. 1748-1755, 2011 (link to paper...)
  27. C. Thaulow, D. Sen, M.J. Buehler, “Effect of Crack Tip Ledges on the Nucleation of Dislocations in Silicon Single Crystals at Elevated Temperature,” Materials Science and Engineering A, Vol. 528(13-14), pp. 4357-4364, 2011
  28. R. Paparcone, S. Cranford, M.J. Buehler, “Compressive Deformation of Ultralong Amyloid Fibrils,” Acta Mechanica Sinica,Vol. 26(6), pp. 977-987, 2011 (link to paper...)
  29. T. Ackbarow, M.J. Buehler, “Strength and robustness of protein materials”, in: Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2nd Edition, American Scientific Publishers, Stevenson Ranch (ed. H.S. Nalwa), 2011 (link to paper...)
  30. M.J. Buehler, "Multiscale aspects of mechanical properties of biological materials," Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Vol. 4(2), pp. 125-127, 2011 (link to paper...)
  31. A. Gautieri, S. Vesentini , A. Redaelli, M.J. Buehler, “Hierarchical structure and nanomechanics of collagen microfibrils from the atomistic scale up,” Nano Letters, Vol. 11(2), pp. 757-766, 2011 (link to paper...)
  32. Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, “Structure and dynamics of human vimentin intermediate filament dimer and tetramer in explicit and implicit solvent models,” J. Mol. Model., Vol. 17, pp. 37-48, 2011 (link to paper...)
  33. S. Uzel, M.J. Buehler, “Structure, mechanical behavior and failure mechanism of the C-terminal cross-link domain in type I collagen,” Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Vol. 4(2), pp. 153-161, 2011 (link to paper...)

2010

  1. S. Keten, M.J. Buehler, “Nanostructure and molecular mechanics of dragline spider silk protein assemblies”, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Vol. 7(53), pp. 1709-1721, 2010 (link to paper...)
    Paper highlighted in Science (link to article...)
  2. D. Sen, M.J. Buehler, “Atomistically-informed mesoscale model of deformation and fracture of hierarchical silica nanocomposites,” International Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 2(4), pp. 699-717, 2010 (link to paper...)
  3. M.J. Buehler, “Tu(r)ning weakness to strength,” Nano Today, Vol. 5 , pp. 379-383, 2010 (link to paper..., MIT News Article “Going nature one better")
  4. Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, “Cooperative deformation of hydrogen bonds in beta-strands and beta-sheet nanocrystals,” Physical Review E, Vol. 82(6), paper # 061906, 2010 (link to paper...)
  5. M.J. Buehler, "Multiscale mechanics of biological and biologically inspired materials and structures," Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica, Vol. 23(6), 2010 (link to paper...)
  6. S. Cranford, M.J. Buehler, “Coarse-graining parameterization and multiscale simulation of hierarchical systems: Part I: Theory and Model Formulation”, In: Multiscale Modeling: From Atoms to Devices (Eds. P. Derosa and T. Cagin), Taylor and Francis, 2010 (link to chapter...).
  7. S. Cranford, M.J. Buehler, “Coarse-graining parameterization and multiscale simulation of hierarchical systems: Part II: Case studies”, In: Multiscale Modeling: From Atoms to Devices (Eds. P. Derosa and T. Cagin), Taylor and Francis, 2010 (link to chapter...).
  8. F. Bosia, N.M. Pugno, M.J. Buehler, “Hierarchical simulations for the design of supertough nanofibers inspired by spider silk,” Physical Review E, Vol. 82, paper # 056103, 2010.
  9. Z. Xu, M.J. Buehler, “Interface structure and mechanics between graphene and metal substrates: a first-principles study,” Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, Vol. 22, paper # 485301, 2010 (link to paper...)
  10. S. Cranford, M.J. Buehler, “Materiomics: Biological Protein Materials, from Nano to Macro”, Nanotechnology, Science and Application, Vol. 3, pp. 127-148, 2010 (link to paper...).
  11. R. Paparcone, M. Pires, M.J. Buehler, “Mutations alter geometry and mechanical properties of Alzheimer's Aß(1-40) amyloid fibrils,” Biochemistry 49 , 8967–8977, 2010 (link to paper...).
  12. G. Bratzel, S. Cranford, M.J. Buehler, “Bioinspired noncovalently crosslinked “fuzzy” carbon nanotube bundles with superior toughness and strength,” J. Mat. Chem., Vol. 20, pp. 10465-10474, 2010 (link to paper...)
  13. M.E. Launey, M.J. Buehler, R.O. Ritchie, “On the mechanistic origins of toughness in bone,” Annual Review of Materials Science, Vol. 40, pp. 4175-4188, 2010 (link to paper...)
  14. R. Kirmse, Z. Qin, C.M. Weinert, A. Hoenger, M.J. Buehler, L. Kreplak, “Plasticity of intermediate filament subunits,” PLoS ONE, Vol. 5(8), paper # e12115, 2010 (link to paper...)
  15. S. Cranford, M.J. Buehler, “ In Silico Assembly and Nanomechanical Characterization of Carbon Nanotube Buckypaper ”, Nanotechnology, Vol. 21, paper # 265706, 2010.
  16. Z. Xu, M.J. Buehler, “Geometry controls conformation of graphene sheets: Membranes, ribbons and scrolls”, ACS Nano, Vol. 4 (7), pp. 3869-3876, 2010
  17. M.J. Buehler, "Computational scale linking in biological protein materials", in: Computational Modeling in Biomechanics , Springer (Eds: Suvranu De, Farshid Guilak, Mohammad Mofrad), 2010 (link to paper...)
  18. Z. Xu, R. Paparcone, M.J. Buehler, “Alzheimer's Aß(1-40) amyloid fibrils feature size dependent mechanical properties”, Biophysical Journal , Vol. 98(10), pp. 2053-2062, 2010 (link to paper...)
  19. Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, “ Molecular Dynamics Simulation of the a-Helix to ß-Sheet Transition in Coiled Protein Filaments: Evidence for a Critical Filament Length Scale,” Physical Review Letters , Vol. 104(19), paper # 198304, 2010 (link to paper...).
  20. S. Cranford, C. Ortiz, M.J. Buehler, “Mechanomutable properties of a PAA/PAH polyelectrolyte complex: rate dependence and ionization effects on tunable adhesion strength,” Soft Matter , Vol. 6, pp. 4175-4188, 2010 (link to paper...)
  21. Z. Xu, M.J. Buehler, “Mechanical energy transfer and dissipation in fibrous beta-sheet rich proteins,” Physical Review E , Vol. 81 (7), paper # 061910, 2010 (link to paper...)
  22. A. Nova, S, Keten, N. Pugno , A. Redaelli , M.J. Buehler , “Molecular and nanostructural mechanisms of deformation, strength and toughness of spider silk fibrils,” Nano Letters , Vol. 10(7), pp. 2626-2634, 2010 (link to paper...)
  23. D. Sen, C. Thaulow, S. Schieffer, A. Cohen, M.J. Buehler, “Atomistic study of crack-tip cleavage to dislocation emission transition in silicon single crystals”, Physical Review Letters, Vol. 105, paper # 235502, 2010.
  24. R. Paparcone, M.J. Buehler, “Failure of Alzheimer's Aß(1-40) amyloid nanofibrils under compressive loading”, JOM , Vol. 62(4), pp. 64-68, 2010.
  25. J. Jancar, J.F. Douglas, F.M. Starr, S. Kumar, P. Cassagnau, A. J. Lesser, S.S. Sternstein, B. Pukanzsky, M.J. Buehler, "Current issues in research of structure-property relationships in polymer nanocomposites", Polymer, Vol. 51(15), pp. 3321-3342, 2010 (link to paper...)
  26. S. Keten, M.J. Buehler, “Atomistic model of the spider silk nanostructure”, Applied Physics Letters , Vol. 96, paper # 153701, 2010. Cover article.
  27. J. Bertaud, Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, “Intermediate filament deficient cells show mechanical softening at large deformation”, Acta Biomaterialia, Vol. 6(7), pp. 2457-2466, 2010 (link to paper...).
  28. A. Russo, A. Gautieri, S. Vesentini, A. Redaelli, M.J. Buehler, "Coarse-grained model of collagen molecules using an extended MARTINI force field”, Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation , Vol. 6(4), pp. 1210-1218, 2010 (link to paper...).
  29. D. Sen, K. Novoselov, P. Reis and M.J. Buehler, “Tearing of graphene sheets from adhesive substrates produces tapered nanoribbons”, Small, Vol. 6(10),pp. 1108-1116, 2010 (cover article).
  30. A.P. Garcia, M.J. Buehler, “Bioinspired silicon nanoporous bulk material provides great toughness at great deformability”, Computational Materials Science, Vol. 48(2), pp. 303-309, 2010.
  31. R. Paparcone, S. Keten, M.J. Buehler, “Atomistic simulation of nanomechanical properties of Alzheimer's AΒ(1-40) amyloid fibrils under compressive and tensile loading,” J. Biomechanics , Vol. 43(6), pp. 1196-1201, 2010 (link to paper...)
  32. S. Keten, Z. Xu, B. Ihle, M.J. Buehler, “Nanoconfinement controls stiffness, strength and mechanical toughness of beta-sheet crystals in silk”, Nature Materials , Vol. 9, pp. 359-367, 2010 (link to paper...).
  33. M.J. Buehler, “Computational and Theoretical Materiomics: Properties of Biological and de novo Bioinspired Materials”, J. Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience , Vol. 7(7), pp.1203–1209, 2010 (link to paper...).
  34. S. Cranford, H. Yao, C. Ortiz, M.J. Buehler, “A Single Degree of Freedom 'Lollipop' Model for Carbon Nanotube Bundle Formation”, J. Mech. Phys. Solids , Vol. 58( 3), pp. 409-427, 2010 (link to paper...).
  35. R. Paparcone, J. Sanchez, M.J. Buehler , “Comparative study of polymorphous Alzheimer's A b (1-40) amyloid nanofibrils and microfibers”, J. Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience , Vol. 7(7), pp. 1279–1286, 2010 (link to paper...)
  36. M.J. Buehler, S. Keten, “Failure of molecules, bones, and the earth itself”, Rev. Mod. Phys., Vol. 82(2), 2010 (link to paper...); associated article: M. Buchanan, “Learning from Failure”, Nature Physics , Vol. 5, pp. 705, 2009 (link to paper...)
  37. M.J. Buehler, Z. Xu, “Mind the helical crack”, Nature , Vol. 464(4), pp. 42-43, 2010 (link to paper...)
  38. R. Jack, D. Sen, M.J. Buehler, “Graphene nanocutting through nanopatterned vacancy defects”,  Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, Vol. 7, pp. 354-359, 2010 (link to paper...)
  39. M.J. Buehler, “Strength in numbers”, Nature Nanotechnology , Vol. 5, pp. 172-174, 2010 (link to paper...)
  40. M.J. Buehler, Y.C. Yung, “How protein materials balance strength, robustness and adaptability”, HFSP Journal , Vol. 4(1), pp. 26-40, 2010 (link to paper...)
  41. Y. Tang, R. Ballarini, M.J. Buehler, S.J. Eppell, “Micromechanisms of Deformation of Collagen Fibrils under Uniaxial Tension”, J. Roy. Soc. Interface , Vol. 7(46), pp. 839-850, 2010.
  42. J. Bertaud, J. Hester, D.D. Jimenez, M.J. Buehler, “Energy landscape, structure and rate effects on strength properties of alpha-helical proteins”, J. Phys. Condensed Matter, Vol. 22, paper # 035102, 2010
  43. Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, L. Kreplak, “A multi-scale approach to understand the mechanobiology of intermediate filaments”, J. Biomechanics, Vol. 43(1), pp. 15-22, 2010 (link to paper...)

2009

  1. M. Srinivasan, S.G.M. Uzel, A. Gautieri, S. Keten, M.J. Buehler, “Alport Syndrome mutations in type IV tropocollagen alter molecular structure and nanomechanical properties” Journal of Structural Biology, Vol.168(3), pp. 503-510, 2009 (link to paper...).
  2. D. Sen, M.J. Buehler, “Size and geometry effects on flow stress in bioinspired de novo metal-matrix nanocomposites”, Advanced Engineering Materials, Vol. 11(10), pp. 774-781, 2009 (link to paper...)
  3. Z. Qin, L. Kreplak, M.J. Buehler, “Hierarchical structure controls nanomechanical properties of vimentin intermediate filaments”, PLoS ONE, Vol. 4(10), paper # e7294, 2009 (link to paper...).
  4. R. Pellenq, A. Kushima, R. Shahsavari, K. Van Vliet, M.J. Buehler, S. Yip , F.-J. Ulm, “A Realistic Molecular Model of Concrete”, PNAS, Vol. 106(36), pp. 15279-15284, 2009 (link to paper...) .
  5. Z. Qin, L. Kreplak, M.J. Buehler, “Nanomechanical properties of vimentin intermediate filament dimers”, Nanotechnology, Vol. 20(42), paper # 425101, 2009 (link to paper...).
  6. S. Cranford, D. Sen, M.J. Buehler, “Meso-Origami: Folding Multilayer Graphene Sheets”, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 95, paper #: 123121, 2009 (link to paper...)
  7. A. Gautieri, S. Uzel, S. Vesentini, A. Redaelli, M.J. Buehler, “Molecular and mesoscale disease mechanisms of Osteogenesis Imperfecta”, Biophysical J., Vol. 97(3), pp. 857-865, 2009 (link to paper...)
  8. Z. Xu, M.J. Buehler, “Nanoengineering heat transfer performance at carbon nanotube interfaces,” ACS Nano, Vol. 3(9), pp. 2767-2775, 2009 (link to paper...)
  9. Y.C. Yung, J. Chae, M.J. Buehler, C. Hunter, D. Mooney,Cyclic tensile strain triggers a sequence of autocrine
    and paracrine signaling to regulate angiogenic sprouting in human vascular cells”, PNAS, Vol. 106, pp. 15279-15284, 2009 (link to paper...)
  10. Z. Xu, M.J. Buehler, “Hierarchical assemblies of graphene nanoribbons through hydrogen bonds”, Nanotechnology, Vol. 20, paper # 375704, 2009 (link to paper...)
  11. R. Paparcone, M.J. Buehler, “Microscale structural model of Alzheimer’s A-beta(1-40) amyloid fibril”, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 94, paper # 243904, 2009 (link to paper...)
  12. J. Bertaud, Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, “Amino acid sequence dependence of nanoscale deformation mechanisms in alpha-helical protein filaments”, Journal of Strain Analysis, Vol. 44(7), pp. 517-531, 2009 (link to paper...).
  13. R. Ritchie, M.J. Buehler, P. Hansma, “Plasticity and toughness in bone”, Physics Today, Vol. 62(6), pp. 41-47, 2009, cover article (link to paper...)
  14. S. Cranford, M.J. Buehler, “Mechanomutable Carbon Nanotube Arrays”, International Journal of Material and Structural Integrity, Vol. 3(2-3),  pp. 161-178, 2009 (link to paper...)
  15. H.D. Espinosa, J.E. Rim, F. Barthelat, M.J. Buehler, “Merger of Structure and Material in Nacre and Bone - Perspectives on de novo Biomimetic Materials”, Progress in Materials Science, Vol. 54, pp. 1059-1100, 2009 (link to paper...)
  16. J. Bertaud, Z. Qin, M.J. Buehler, “Atomistically informed mesoscale model of alpha-helical protein domains”,International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering, Vol. 7(3), pp. 237-250, 2009 (lik to paper...)
  17. H. Tang, M.J. Buehler, B. Moran, “A Constitutive Model of Soft Tissue: From Nanoscale Collagen to Tissue Continuum”, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 37(6), pp. 1117-1130, 2009 (link to paper...)
  18. T. Ackbarow, D. Sen, C. Thaulow, M.J. Buehler, “Alpha-Helical Protein Networks are Self Protective and Flaw Tolerant”, PLoS ONE, Vol. 4(6), paper # e6015, 2009 (link to paper...)
  19. S. Keten, J.F. Alvarado, S. Muftu, M.J. Buehler, “Nanomechanical characterization of the triple beta-helix domain in the cell puncture needle of bacteriophage T4 virus”, Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, Vol. 2(1), pp. 66-74, 2009 (link to paper...)
  20. Z. Xu, M.J. Buehler, “Strain controlled thermomutability of single-walled carbon nanotubes”, Nanotechnology, Vol. 20(18), paper # 185701-6, 2009 (link to paper...)
  21. M.J. Buehler, “Rupture mechanics of vimentin intermediate filament tetramers”, Journal of Engineering Mechanics ASCE Vol. 135(5), pp. 422-433, 2009 (link to paper...)
  22. Z. Xu, M.J. Buehler, “Hierarchical nanostructures are crucial to mitigate ultrasmall thermal point loads”, Nano Letters, Vol. 9(5), 2065–2072, 2009 (link to paper...). This paper has been highlighted in Nature (link to paper...)
  23. A. Gautieri, M.J. Buehler, A. Redaelli, "Deformation rate controls elasticity and unfolding pathway of single tropocollagen molecules", Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Vol. 2(2), pp. 130-137, 2009 (link to paper...)
  24. M.J. Buehler, Y. Yung, “Deformation and failure of protein materials in extreme conditions and disease”, Nature Materials, Vol. 8(3), pp. 175-188, 2009 (link to paper...)
  25. S. Uzel, M.J. Buehler, “Nanomechanical sequencing of tropocollagen molecules”, Integrative Biology, Vol 1(7), pp. 452-459, 2009 (link to paper...)
  26. S. Keten, J.F. Alvarado, S. Muftu, M.J. Buehler, “Nanomechanical characterization of the triple beta-helix domain in the cell puncture needle of bacteriophage T4 virus”, Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, Vol. 2(1), pp. 66-74, 2009 (link to paper...)
  27. A. Gautieri, S. Vesentini, A. Redaelli, M.J. Buehler, “Single molecule effects of osteogenesis imperfecta mutations in tropocollagen protein domains”, Protein Science, Vol. 18(1), pp. 161-168, 2009 (link to paper...)
  28. T. Ackbarow, M.J. Buehler,Nanopatterned protein domains unify strength and robustness through hierarchical structures,” Nanotechnology, Vol. 20, paper # 075103, 2009 (link to paper...)
  29. Z. Qin , S. Cranford, T. Ackbarow, M.J. Buehler, “Robustness-strength performance of hierarchical alphahelical protein filaments”, International Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 1(1), 2009 (link to paper...)
  30. T. Ackbarow, S. Keten, and M.J. Buehler, "A multi-timescale strength model of alpha-helical protein domains", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, Vol. 21, paper # 035111, 2009 (link to paper...)
  31. T. Ackbarow and M.J. Buehler, "Molecular mechanics of stutter defects in vimentin intermediate filaments", Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 49(1), 79-89, 2009 (link to paper...)

2008

  1. S. Keten and M.J. Buehler, “Large deformation and fracture mechanics of a beta-helical protein nanotube: Atomistic and continuum modeling", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 197(41-42), pp. 3203-3214, 2008 (link to paper...)
  2. M.J. Buehler and T. Ackbarow, “Nanomechanical strength properties of hierarchical biological materials and tissues”, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 11(6), pp. 595-607, 2008 (link to paper...)
  3. S. Keten and M.J. Buehler,  “The strength limit of entropic elasticity in beta-sheet  protein domains”, Physical Review E, Vol. 78(6), paper number 061913, 2008
  4. M.J. Buehler, Atomistic Modeling of Materials Failure, Springer, New York, 2008 (link to book...)
  5. M.J. Buehler, “Hierarchical nanomechanics of collagen fibrils: Atomistic and molecular modeling”, in: Collagen: Structure and Mechanics (edited by P. Fratzl), Springer, New York, 2008 (link to chapter...)
  6. M.J. Buehler, S. Keten, T. Ackbarow, “Theoretical and computational hierarchical nanomechanics of protein materials: Deformation and fracture”, Progress in Materials Science, Vol. 53(8), pp. 1101-1241, 2008 (link to paper...)
  7. M. Buehler, S. Keten, "Elasticity, strength and resilience: a comparative study on mechanical signatures of α-helix, β-sheet and tropocollagen domains", Nano Research Vol. 1(1), pp. 63-71, 2008 (link to paper...)
  8. T. Ackbarow and M.J. Buehler, "Hierarchical coexistence of universality and diversity controls robustness and multi-functionality in protein materials ", Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience Vol. 5 (7), pp. 1193–1204, 2008 (link to paper...)
  9. D. Sen and M.J. Buehler, “Crystal size controls deformation mechanism: Breakdown of dislocation mediated plasticity at nanoscale,” Physical Review B, Vol. 77, paper number 195439, 2008 (link to paper...)
  10. S. Keten and M.J. Buehler, "Asymptotic strength limit of hydrogen bond assemblies in proteins at vanishing pulling rates", Physical Review Letters, Vol. 100, paper number 198301, 2008 (link to paper...)
  11. H. Zhang, T. Ackbarow, M.J. Buehler, “Muscle dystrophy single point mutation in the 2B segment of lamin A does not affect the mechanical properties at the dimer level”, J. Biomechanics Vol. 41(6) pp.1295-1301 (link to paper... ).
  12. S. Keten and M.J. Buehler, “Geometric Confinement Governs the Rupture Strength of H-bond Assemblies at a Critical Length Scale”, Nano Letters, Vol. 8(2), pp. 743–748, 2008 (link to paper...)
  13. N. Broedling, A. Hartmaier, M.J. Buehler and H. Gao, "The strength limit in a bio-inspired metallic nanocomposite", J. Mech. Phys. Solids, Vol. 56(3), pp. 1086-1104, 2008 (link to paper...)
  14. M.J. Buehler, “Molecular architecture of collagen fibrils: A critical length scale for tough fibrils”, Current Applied Physics, Vol. 8(3-4), 2008, pp. 440-442 (link to paper...).
  15. M.J. Buehler, “Nanomechanics of collagen fibrils under varying cross-link densities: Atomistic and continuum studies”, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Vol. 1, pp. 59-67, 2008 ( link to paper...)
  16. M.J. Buehler, A. Cohen, D. Sen, “Multi-paradigm modeling of fracture of a silicon single crystal under mode II shear loading,” Journal of Algorithms and Computational Technology, Vol. 2(2), pp. 203-221, 2008

2007

  1. T. Ackbarow, X. Cheng, S. Keten and M.J. Buehler, "Hierarchies, multiple energy barriers and robustness govern the fracture mechanics of alpha-helical and beta-sheet protein domains ", Proc . Nat'l Academy of Sciences USA, Vol. 104(42), pp. 16410-16415, 2007 (cover article, link to paper..., EurekAlert! press release..., CEE News Item...).
  2. M.J. Buehler. H. Tang, A. C.T. van Duin, W.A. Goddard III, "Threshold Crack Speed Controls Dynamical Fracture of Silicon
    Single Crystals", Physical Review Letters, Vol. 99, p. 165502, 2007 (link to paper...).
  3. M.J. Buehler and T. Ackbarow, “Fracture mechanics of protein materials”, Materials Today, Vol. 10(9), pp. 46-58, 2007 (cover story, link to paper...).
  4. M.J. Buehler and S.Y. Wong, " Entropic elasticity controls nanomechanics of single tropocollagen molecules," Biophys. J. Vol. 93(1), pp. 37-43, 2007 (link to paper).
  5. T. Ackbarow and M.J. Buehler, “Superelasticity, energy dissipation and strain hardening of vimentin coiled-coil intermediate filaments”, J. Materials Science, Vol. 21(11), pp. 2855-2869, 2007 (link to paper...).
  6. M.J. Buehler, “Nano- and micromechanical properties of hierarchical biological materials and tissues”, Journal of Materials Science, Vol. 21(11), pp. 8765-8770, 2007(link to paper...)
  7. M.J. Buehler, "Defining nascent bone by the molecular nanomechanics of mineralized collagen fibrils", Nanotechnology, Vol. 18, paper number 295102, 2007 (link to paper...)
  8. D. Sen and M.J. Buehler, “Simulating chemistry in mechanical deformation of metals,” International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering, Vol. 5(3-4), pp. 181-202, 2007
  9. M.J. Buehler, "Hierarchical chemo-nanomechanics of proteins: Entropic elasticity, protein unfolding and molecular fracture," Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, Vol. 2(6), pp. 1019-1057, 2007 (link to paper...)
  10. W. Zhou, Y. Huang, B. Liu, K.C. Hwang, J.M. Zuo, M.J. Buehler, H. Gao , “Self Folding of Single- and Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotubes,” Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 90, paper number 073107, 2007

2006

  1. M.J. Buehler, "Nature designs tough collagen: Explaining the nanostructure of collagen fibrils", Proc . Nat'l Academy of Sciences USA, Vol. 103 (33), pp. 12285–12290, 2006 (link to paper..., press release text, link to article that has appeared in Materials Today, "Computer code cracks collagen", Vol. 9 (10), p. 10, 2006; link to article that has appeared in MRS Bulletin, "Model of Collagen Nanostructure Explains Its Strength", Vol. 31 (Nov. issue), pp. 850-851, 2006 (link to article...,MIT News Office Press Release ..., Article in MIT Tech Talk, Vol. 51, No. 9, 2006, p. 3, "Collagen unmasked" (link to article..), MedicalNews Today report "Math Model Could Aid Study Of Collagen Ailments" (link to article...), Science Daily press release "Math Model Could Aid Study Of Collagen Ailments" (link to article...))
  2. M.J. Buehler , "Atomistic and continuum modeling of mechanical properties of Collagen: Elasticity, fracture and self-assembly", Journal of Materials Research , Vol. 21(8), pp. 1947-1961, 2006 (link to paper...).
  3. M.J. Buehler, “Mesoscale modeling of mechanics of carbon nanotubes: Self-assembly, self-folding and fracture”, Journal of Materials Research, Vol. 21, pp. 2855-2869, 2006 ( link to paper...).
  4. M.J. Buehler, "Mechanics of Protein Crystals: Atomistic Modeling of Elasticity and Fracture", Journal of Theoretical and Computational Nanotechnology, Vol. 3(5), pp. 670–683, 2006 (link to paper...).
  5. M.J. Buehler, H. Gao. “Modeling Dynamic Fracture Using Large-Scale Atomistic Simulations”, in: Dynamic Fracture Mechanics, World Scientific (ed. A. Shukla), 2006 (link to book...)
  6. M.J. Buehler, “Large-scale hierarchical modeling of nanoscale, natural and biological materials” (cover article).  Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, Vol. 3(5), pp. 603–623, 2006 (link to paper..., copy of cover page...).
  7. M.J. Buehler , H. Yao, B. Ji, H. Gao, "Cracking and adhesion at small scales: atomistic and continuum studies of flaw tolerant nanostructures", Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering , Vol. 14, pp.799-816, 2006 (link to paper...).
  8. M.J. Buehler , A.C.T. v. Duin, W.A. Goddard III, "Hybrid ReaxFF/Si-Tersoff modeling of dynamical crack propagation in silicon". Phys. Rev. Lett., March 10, p. 095505, 2006 (link to paper...).
  9. M.J. Buehler , H. Gao. "Hyperelasticity governs dynamical crack tip instabilities". Nature , Vol. 439, pp. 307-310, 2006 (link to paper..., Max Planck Society press release, MIT News Office press release, PhysOrg.COM article, "Max Planck Research" article, Article that appeared in "Neue Zürcher Zeitung" (June 17), MRS Bulletin article, article that appeared in "Die Welt" (direct link to newspaper website, ScienceDaily, EurekAlert press release, MIT Technology Review article, CEE Newsletter April 2006, Article in "Bild der Wissenschaft" (September 2006, p. 14), Article that appeared in "GeoAktiv / Gmit", Vol. 25, Issue Sept. 2006, "Eine Theorie zur Ausbreitung von Rissen"" (in German))
  10. M.J. Buehler , Jef Dodson, A.C.T. v. Duin, W.A. Goddard III, "The Computational Materials Design Facility (CMDF): A powerful framework for multiparadigm multi-scale simulations", Mat. Res. Soc. Proceedings (Combinatorial Methods and Informatics in Materials Science), Vol. 894, LL3.8, 2006 (link to paper...).
  11. M.J. Buehler, J. Balk, H. Gao and E. Arzt “Constrained grain boundary diffusion in thin copper films”, in: Handbook of Theoretical and Computational Nanotechnology, Volume 5, Chapter 4, pp. 215-249, American Scientific Publishers, Stevenson Ranch (eds: W. Schommers, M. Rieth, 2006.
  12. M.J. Buehler, H. Gao, “Ultra-Large Scale Simulations of Dynamic Materials Failure”, in: Handbook of Theoretical and Computational Nanotechnology, Vol. 2, Chapter 10, pp. 427-467, American Scientific Publishers, Stevenson Ranch (eds: W. Schommers, M. Rieth, 2006.
  13. M.J. Buehler, Y. Kong, H. Gao, Y. Huang. "Self-folding and unfolding of carbon nanotubes". Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Vol. 128 (1), pp. 3-10, 2006 (link to paper...)

2005 and earlier

  1. A. Hartmaier, M.J. Buehler, and H.J. Gao, " Multiscale Modeling of Deformation in Polycrystalline Thin Metal Films on Substrates ". Advanced Engineering Materials, Vol. 7 (3), pp. 165-169, 2005 (link to paper...).
  2. M.J. Buehler and H. Gao , "A mother-daughter-granddaughter mechanism of shear dominated intersonic crack motion along interfaces of dissimilar materials," Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, Vol. 27(6), pp. 763-769, 2004.
  3. M.J. Buehler and H. Gao, "Biegen und Brechen im Supercomputer". Physik in unserer Zeit , Vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 30-37, 2004 (link to article..., supplementary material and animations).
  4. M.J. Buehler , A. Hartmaier, H. Gao, M. Duchaineaux, and F.F. Abraham, "Atomic Plasticity: Description and Analysis of a One-Billion Atom Simulation of Ductile Materials Failure". Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 193(48-51), pp. 5257-5282, 2004 (link to paper...).
  5. M.J. Buehler , B. Bettig, G. Parker, "Topology Optimization of Smart Structures". International Journal of Intelligent and Smart Structures, Vol. 15 (8), pp.655-667, 2004 (link to paper...).
  6. M.J. Buehler, Y. Kong, and H. Gao, "Deformation mechanisms of very long single-wall carbon nanotubes subject to compressive loading", Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Vol. 126, pp. 245-249, 2004 (link to paper...).
  7. H. Gao, B. Ji, M.J. Buehler and H. Yao, "Flaw tolerant bulk and surface nanostructures of biological systems". Mechanics and Chemistry of Biosystems , Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 37-52, 2004 (link to paper...).
  8. M.J. Buehler, F.F. Abraham, and H. Gao, “Stress and energy flow field near a rapidly propagating mode I crack”, in: Springer Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering, ISBN 3-540-21180-2. pp. 143-156, 2004.
  9. M.J. Buehler , A. Hartmaier, H. Gao, "Hierarchical multi-scale modeling of plasticity of submicron thin metal films". Modeling Simulation Mat. Sci. Eng. Vol. 12, pp. 391-413, 2004 (link to paper...).
  10. M.J. Buehler, F.F. Abraham, H. Gao, "Hyperelasticity governs dynamic fracture at a critical length scale," Nature, Vol. 426, pp. 141-146, 2003 (link to paper..., Max Planck Society press release (PDF version), EurekAlert press release).
  11. M.J. Buehler , H. Gao, Y. Huang, "Continuum and Atomistic Studies of Suddenly Stopping Supersonic Cracks," Computational Materials Science, Vol. 28, no. 3-4, pp. 385-408, 2003 (link to paper...).
  12. M.J. Buehler , B. Bettig, G. Parker, "Homogenization of Smart Material Cells for Finite Element Simulations," Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 19, pp. 977–989, 2003 (link to paper...).

Features in other publications and articles

  1. Cover picture of the book:  Das Wissen von Morgen - Chancen und Optionen, Pro-Futura Verlag (Germany) in cooperation with the World Wide Fund for Nature, 2007 (link to cover picture..., link to book...).
  2. K. Groshong, "Unbreakable: the tough secrets of nature's glue", New Scientist, Iss. 2607, June 6, 2007 (link to article...).
  3. J. Eagan, “Green Concrete”, ScienCentral, 2007 (link to website...)
  4. D. Rumbach, “Sports doctor creates national resource for rare collagen disorder”, South Bend Tribune, March 14, 2007 (link to article...)
  5. T. Schroeder, “Keine Rede von spröde”, Max Planck Forschung, Issue 4, 2002, pp. 32-37 (link to paper...)

Selection of conference proceedings and other publications

  1. T. Ackbarow and M.J. Buehler, “Coexistence of universality and diversity in hierarchical protein networks”, Netzwerk Konferenz “Synergien aus Punkten und Strichen”, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany, October 12-14, 2007
  2. Ackbarow, T., Buehler, M.J., (2007), "Superelasticity of vimentin coiled-coil intermediate filaments: Atomistic and continuum studies", Proceedings of the ASME 2007 Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC2007-176471, 2007
  3. X. Wang, R. King and M.J. Buehler, “Reactive force field studies of large-deformation of hybrid carbon nanotube-metal nanowires”, MRS Proceedings (2007), paper # 0963-Q22-0
  4. T. Ackbarow and M.J. Buehler, “Hierarchical nanomechanics of vimentin alpha helical coiled-coil proteins,” MRS Proceedings (2007), paper # 0978-GG10-0
  5. M. J. Buehler, H. Tang, A.C.T. van Duin, W.A. Goddard III, “Threshold crack speed in dynamic fracture of silicon”, MRS Proceedings (2007), paper # 0978-GG02-03
  6. M.J. Buehler and S. Wong, “Entropic elasticity controls nanomechanics of single tropocollagen molecules”, MRS Proceedings (2007), paper #0975-DD02-0
  7. D. Sen and M.J. Buehler, “Multi-Paradigm Modeling of Fracture of Chemically Complex Materials”, Materials Technology @ TMS website spotlight article, Dec. 7, 2007
  8. X. Wang, R. King and M.J. Buehler, “Reactive force field studies of large-deformation of hybrid carbon nanotube-metal nanowires”, MRS Proceedings (2007), paper # 0963-Q22-04
  9. T. Ackbarow and M.J. Buehler, “Hierarchical nanomechanics of vimentin alpha helical coiled-coil proteins,” MRS Proceedings (2007), paper # 0978-GG10-05
  10. M. J. Buehler, H. Tang, A.C.T. van Duin, W.A. Goddard III, “Threshold crack speed in dynamic fracture of silicon”, MRS Proceedings (2007), paper # 0978-GG02-03
  11. M.J. Buehler and S. Wong, “Entropic elasticity controls nanomechanics of single tropocollagen molecules”, MRS Proceedings (2007), paper #0975-DD02-04
  12. M.J. Buehler & H. Gao, “Atomistic Studies of Flaw Tolerant Nanoscale Structural Links in Biological Materials”, in:  “Nanomechanics of Materials and Structures “ (editors:  T. -J. Chuang, P. M. Anderson, M. -K. Wu and S. Hsieh), 978-1-4020-3950-8 (Print) 978-1-4020-3951-5 (Online), pp. 139-150 (Springer Netherlands), 10.1007/1-4020-3951-4_13, (2006)
  13. M.J. Buehler, and Loukaides, E. "Nanomechanics of collagen fibrils", Proceedings of the Multiscale Materials Modeling conference, Sept 18-22, Freiburg, Germany, ISBN-10:3-8167-7206-4 and ISBN-13: 978-3-8167-7206-4, pp. 599-604, (2006)
  14. M.J. Buehler, Tang, H., Rye, J., van Duin, A., Goddard, W.A. "Multiparadigm modeling of dynamic fracture of silicon: Crack speeds and instabilities", Proceedings of the Multiscale Materials Modeling conference, Sept 18-22, Freiburg, Germany, ISBN-10:3-8167-7206-4 and ISBN-13: 978-3-8167-7206-4, pp. 148-154 (2006)
  15. R. King, M.J. Buehler, “Atomistic modeling of elasticity and fracture of a (10,10) single wall carbon nanotube”, Mat. Res. Soc. Proceedings,  MRS Spring Meeting (2006)
  16. H. Tang, J. Rye, M.J. Buehler, A. van Duin, W.A. Goddard, “Quantization of crack speeds in dynamic fracture of silicon: Multiparadigm ReaxFF modeling”, Mat. Res. Soc. Proceedings (MRS Spring meeting, 2006)
  17. S. Krishnan, M.J. Buehler, “Atomistic studies of crack branching at bimaterial interfaces: Preliminary results”, Mat. Res. Soc. Proceedings, Vol. 929, pp. 37-42 (2006)
  18. M.J. Buehler,  “Atomistic modeling of elasticity, plasticity and fracture of protein crystals”, Mat. Res. Soc. Proceedings, Vol. 898E, L10.3, 2006
  19. M.J. Buehler, A. Duin, T. Jacob, B. Merinov, and W.A. Goddard, “Formation  of water at a Pt(111) catalyst surface: A study using the ReaxFF reactive force  field.”  Mat. Res. Soc. Proceedings, Vol. 900E, O3.9, 2006
  20. M.J. Buehler, J. Dodson, J., Meulbroek, P., Duin, A. & Goddard, W. A. “The  Computational Materials Design Facility (CMDF): A powerful framework for  multiparadigm multi-scale simulations.” Mat. Res. Soc. Proceedings (Combinatorial Methods and Informatics in Materials Science), Vol. 894, pp. 327-332 (2006)
  21. M.J. Buehler, A.C.T. v. Duin, W.A. Goddard. “Multi-paradigm multi-scale modeling of dynamical crack propagation in silicon using the ReaxFF  reactive  force field.” Mat. Res. Soc. Proceedings, Vol. 904E, BB4.28, 2006
  22. M.J. Buehler, H. Gao, “Dynamical fracture instabilities due to local hyperelasticity at crack tips”, Mat. Res. Soc. Proceedings, Vol. 929, p. 15-20 (2006).
  23. M.J. Buehler,  “Atomistic modeling of elasticity, plasticity and fracture of protein crystals”, Mat. Res. Soc. Proceedings, Vol. 898E, L10.3, 2006.
  24. M.J. Buehler, A. Duin, T. Jacob, B. Merinov, and W.A. Goddard, “Formation  of water at a Pt(111) catalyst surface: A study using the ReaxFF reactive force  field.”  Mat. Res. Soc. Proceedings, Vol. 900E, O3.9, 2006.
  25. M.J. Buehler, J. Dodson, J., Meulbroek, P., Duin, A. & Goddard, W. A. “The  Computational Materials Design Facility (CMDF): A powerful framework for  multiparadigm multi-scale simulations.” Mat. Res. Soc. Proceedings (Combinatorial Methods and Informatics in Materials Science), Vol. 894, LL3.8 (2006).
  26. M.J. Buehler, A.C.T. v. Duin, W.A. Goddard. “Multi-paradigm multi-scale modeling of dynamical crack propagation in silicon using the ReaxFF  reactive  force field.” Mat. Res. Soc. Proceedings, Vol. 904E, BB4.28, 2006.
  27. Buehler, M. J. & Goddard, W. A. “Proceedings of the 1st workshop on
    multi-paradigm multi-scale modeling in the Computational Materials Design Facility (CMDF)".
    http://www.wag.caltech.edu/home/mbuehler/cmdf/CMDF_Proceedings.pdf (2005).
  28. M.J. Buehler, A. Hartmaier, M. Duchaineau, F.F. Abraham and H. Gao, “Analysis of a one-billion atom simulation of work-hardening in ductile materials”. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Vol. 821, pp. 1.2.1-1.2.12, San Francisco, April 2004.
  29. M.J. Buehler, A. Hartmaier, and H. Gao, “Constrained grain boundary diffusion in thin copper films”. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Vol. 821, pp. 8.2.1-8.2.6, San Francisco, April 2004.
  30. M.J. Buehler, F.F. Abraham, and H. Gao, “Hyperelastic effects in brittle materials failure”. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Vol. 821, pp. 6.3.1-6.3.6, San Francisco, April 2004.
  31. M.J. Buehler, H. Yao, B. Ji, and H. Gao, “Atomistic and Continuum Studies of Flaw-tolerant Nanostructures in Biological Systems”. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings (Fall 2004).
  32. H. Gao, B. Ji, M.J. Buehler, Y. Haimin. “Flaw tolerant nanostructures of biological materials”. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational & Experimental Engineering & Science, ISBN: 0-9657001-6-X, pp. 146-152, July 26-29, 2004, Madeira, Portugal.
  33. M.J. Buehler, A. Hartmaier, H. Gao, "Continuum and Atomistic Studies of Crack-Like Diffusion Wedges”. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Vol. 779, pp. 103-108, San Francisco, April 2003.
  34. W. Chen, M.J. Buehler, G.G. Parker, B. Bettig,  "Robust Design and Control of Piezoelectric Laminate Beams using a Simultaneous Optimization Procedure". Proceedings of the 10th SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials (Editor V. Rao), Vol. 5049, pp. 393-403, San Diego 2003.
  35. M.J. Buehler, B. Bettig, G. Parker, "Topology optimization of smart structures using a homogenization approach". Proceedings of the 9th  SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials (Editor V. Rao), Vol. 4693, pp. 148-160, San Diego, 2002
 

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