Publications
 

2010

Predicting Dislocation Climb and Creep from Explicit Atomistic Details
Mukul Kabir, Timothy T. Lau, David Rodney, Sidney Yip, and Krystyn J. Van Vliet
PRL 105: 095501 (2010).
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Combinatorial development of biomaterials for clonal growth of human pluripotent stem cells
Ying Mei, Krishanu Saha, Said R. Bogatyrev, Jing Yang, Andrew L. Hook, Z. Ilke Kalcioglu, Seung-Woo Cho, Maisam Mitalipova, Neena Pyzocha, Fredrick Rojas, Krystyn J. Van Vliet, Martyn C. Davies, Morgan R. Alexander, Robert Langer, Rudolf Jaenisch and Daniel G. Anderson
Nature Materials 9: 768-778 (2010).
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Calpain- and talin-dependent control of microvascular pericyte contractility and cellular stiffness
Maciej Kotecki, Adam S. Zeiger, Ira M. Herman, and Krystyn J. Van Vliet
Microvascular Research (2010, in press).
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Predicting polymer nanofiber interactions via molecular simulations
Sezen Buell, Grey C. Rutledge, and Krystyn J. Van Vliet
Applied Materials & Interfaces 2(4):1164-1172 (2010).
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Pericyte actomyosin-mediated contraction at the cell-material interface can modulate the microvascular niche
Sunyoung Lee, Adam Zeiger, John Maloney, Maciej Kotecki, Krystyn J. Van Vliet, and Ira M. Herman
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter (2010, in press).
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Genetically Engineered Phage Fibers and Coatings for Antibacterial Applications
Mao, J.Y., Belcher, A.M., and Van Vliet, K.J.
Advanced Functional Materials 20: 209-214 (2010).
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2009

Design of Antibacterial Surfaces and Interfaces: Polyelectrolyte Multilayers as a Multifunctional Platform
Jenny A. Lichter, Krystyn J. Van Vliet, and Michael F. Rubner
Macromolecules 42:8573-8586 (2009).
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Hydrogen-Vacancy Interactions in Fe-C Alloys
Paul R. Monasterio, Timothy T. Lau, Sidney Yip, and Krystyn J. Van Vliet
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103:085501 (2009).
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A realistic molecular model of cement hydrates
Roland J. M. Pellenq, Akihiro Kushima, Rouzbeh Shahsavari, Krystyn J. Van Vliet, Markus J. Buehler, Sidney Yip and Franz-Josef Ulm
PNAS (2009, in press).
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Electrochemically controlled swelling and mechanical properties of a polymer nanocomposite
Daniel J. Schmidt, Fevzi. Cebeci, Z. Ilke Kalcioglu, Samantha G. Wyman, Christine Ortiz, Krystyn J. Van Vliet and Paula T. Hammond
ACS Nano (2009, in press).
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Quantitative impact testing of energy dissipation at surfaces
G. Constantinides, C. A. Tweedie, N. Savva, J. F. Smith and K. J. Van Vliet
Experimental Mechanics 49:511-522 (2009).
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Challenges and progress in high-throughput screening of polymer mechanical properties by indentation
Johannes M. Kranenburg, Catherine A. Tweedie, Krystyn J. van Vliet and Ulrich S. Schubert
Advanced Materials 21:1-11 (2009).
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Mechanical properties of glassy polyethylene nanofibers via molecular dynamics simulations
Sezen Buell, Krystyn J. Van Vliet and Gregory C. Rutledge
Macromolecules 42:4887-4895 (2009).
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Controlling chemical oscillations in heterogeneous Belousov-Zhabotinsky gels via mechanical strain
Victor V. Yashin, Krystyn J. Van Vliet, and Anna C. Balazs
Phys Rev E (2009, in press).
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Characterizing rare-event property distributions via replicate molecular dynamics simulations of proteins
Ranjani Krishnan, Emily B. Walton, and Krystyn J. Van Vliet
Journal of Molecular Modeling 15:1383 (2009).
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Stop-flow lithography for the production of shape-evolving degradable microgel particles
D K Hwang, J Oakey, M Toner, J Arthur, K Anseth, S Lee, A Zeiger, K J Van Vliet, and P Doyle
Journal of the American Chemical Society (in press).
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Modulation of hepatocyte phenotype in vitro via chemomechanical tuning of polyelectrolyte multilayers
A A Chen, S R Khetani, S Lee, S N Bhatia, and K J Van Vliet
Biomaterials 30:1113-1120 (2009).
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Atomistic examination of the unit processes and vacancy-dislocation interaction in dislocation climb
T T Lau, X Lin, S Yip, and K J Van Vliet
Scripta Materialia 60:399-402 (2009).
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Correlating the mechanical and surface properties with the composition of triblock copoly(2-oxazoline)s
J M Kranenburg, H M L Thijs, C A Tweedie, S Hoeppener, F Weisbrock, R Hoogenboom, K J Van Vliet, and U S Schubert
Journal of Materials Chemistry 19:222-229 (2009).
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2008

Chemomechanics of complex materials: challenges and opportunities in predictive kinetic timescales
K J Van Vliet
Scientific Modeling and Simulation 15:67-80 (2008).
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Influence of finite thickness and stiffness on cellular adhesion-induced deformation of compliant substrata
J Maloney, E Walton, C Bruce, and K J Van Vliet
Physical Review E 78: 041923 (2008).

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Quantifying deformation and energy dissipation of polymeric surfaces under localized impact
G Constantinides, C Tweedie, D Holbrook, P Barragan, J Smith, and K J Van Vliet
Materials Science and Engineering A 489:403-412 (2008).
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Probing mechanical properties of fully hydrated gels and biological tissues
G Constantinides, I Kalcioglu, M McFarland, J Smith, and K J Van Vliet
Journal of Biomechanics 41:3285-3289 (2008).
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Modeling and simulation of chemomechanics at the cell-matrix interface
R Krishnan, B Oommen, E B Walton, J M Maloney, and K J Van Vliet
Cell Adhesion and Migration 2:13-24 (2008).

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Substrata mechanical stiffness can regulate adhesion of viable bacteria
J A Lichter, M T Thompson, M Delgadillo, T Nishikawa, M F Rubner, and K J Van Vliet
Biomacromolecules 9: 1571-1578 (2008).

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Characterization of Mineralized Collagen-Glycosaminoglycan Scaffolds for Bone Regeneration
B P Kanungo, E Silva, K J Van Vliet, and L J Gibson
Acta Biomaterialia 4/3:490-503 (2008).

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Extending Bell's Model: how force transducer stiffness alters measured unbinding forces and kinetics of molecular complexes
E B Walton, S Lee, and K J Van Vliet
Biophysical Journal 94: 2621-2630 (2008).

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2007

Molecular dynamics simulation of size-dependent structural and thermal properties of polymer nanofibers
S Curgul, KJ Van Vliet, and G Rutledge
Macromolecules 40: 8483-8489 (2007).

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Synthesis and structure-property relationships of random and block copolymers: a direct comparison for Copoly(2-oxazoline)s
MWM Fijten, JM Kranenburg, HML Thijs, RM Paulus, BM van Lankvelt, J de Hullu, M Spingintveld, KJG Thielen, CA Tweedie, R Hoogenboom, KJ Van Vliet, and US Schubert
Macromolecules 40: 5879-5886 (2007).

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Enhanced stiffness of amorphous polymer surfaces under confinement of localized contact loads
CA Tweedie, G Constantinides, KE Lehman, DJ Brill, GS Blackman, and KJ Van Vliet
Advanced Materials 19: 2540-2546 (2007).

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Elastic moduli for a diblock copoly(2-oxazoline) library obtained by highthroughput screening 
JM Kranenburg, CA Tweedie, R Hoogenboom, F Wiesbrock, HML Thijs, CE Hendriks, KJ Van Vliet, and US Schubert
Journal of Materials Chemistry 17: 2713-2721 (2007).

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Dealing with imperfection: quantifying potential length scale artefacts from nominally spherical indenter probes 
G Constantinides, ECCM Silva, GS Blackman, and KJ Van Vliet
Nanotechnology 18: 305503 (2007).

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Chemomechanical mapping of ligand-receptor binding kinetics on cells 
SY Lee, J Mandic, and KJ Van Vliet
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104: 9609-9614 (2007).

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Many-body potential for point defect clusters in Fe-C alloys
TT Lau, C Först, X Lin, JD Gale, S Yip, and KJ Van Vliet
Physical Review Letters 98: 215501 (2007).

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Weaving genetically engineered functionality into mechanically robust virus fibers
CY Chiang, CM Mello, J Gu, ECCM Silva, AM Belcher and KJ Van Vliet
Advanced Materials 19: 826-832 (2007).

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Multiscale creep compliance of epoxy networks at elevated temperatures
T Juliano, ML VanLandingham, CA Tweedie and KJ Van Vliet
Experimental Mechanics 47: 99-105 (2007).

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2006

Equilibration of experimentally determined protein structures for molecular dynamics simulation
EB Walton and KJ Van Vliet
Physical Review E 74: 061901 (2006).

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On the indentation recovery and fleeting hardness of polymers
CA Tweedie and KJ Van Vliet
J. Mater. Res. 21 12: 3029-3036 (2006).

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Robust approach to maximize the range and accuracy of force application in atomic force microscopes with nonlinear position-sensitive detectors
ECCM Silva and K J Van Vliet
Nanotechnology 17: 5525-5530 (2006).

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A combinatorial library of photocrosslinkable and degradable materials
D Anderson, CA Tweedie, N Hossain, SM Navarro, DM Brey, KJ Van Vliet, R Langer and JA Burdick
Advanced Materials 18: 2614-2618 (2006).

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Grid indentation analysis of composite microstructure and mechanics: Principles and validation
G Constantinides, KS Ravi Chandran, FJ Ulm and KJ Van Vliet
Materials Science and Engineering: A 430 1-2: 189-202 (2006).

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Contact creep compliance of viscoelastic materials via nanoindentation
CA Tweedie and KJ Van Vliet
J. Mater. Res. 21 6: 1576-1589 (2006).

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August 2006 cover image acquired by Sunyoung Lee and rendered in SPIP by Gerald Kada, Agilent/Molecular Imaging,  Inc.Probing drug-cell interactions
KJ Van Vliet and P Hinterdorfer
Nano Today 1: 18-25 (2006).

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Biochemical functionalization of polyelectrolyte multilayers can alter mechanical compliance
MT Thompson, MC Berg, J Lichter, IS Tobias, MF Rubner and KJ Van Vliet
Biomacromolecules 7 6: 1990-1995 (2006).

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Point defect concentrations in metastable Fe-C alloys
C Först, J Slycke, KJ Van Vliet, and S Yip
Physical Review Letters 96: 177501 (2006).

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Effects of nanoscale thickness and elastic nonlinearity on measured mechanical properties of polymeric films
B Oommen and KJ Van Vliet
Thin Solid Films 25: 235-242 (2006).

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Size effects on the stiffness of silica nanowires
ECCM Silva, L Tong, S Yip and KJ Van Vliet
Small 2 2: 239-243 (2006).

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2005

Combinatorial material mechanics: High-throughput polymer synthesis and nanomechanical screening
CA Tweedie, DG Anderson, R Langer and KJ Van Vliet
Advanced Materials 17: 2599-2604 (2005).

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Tuning compliance of polyelectrolyte multilayers to modulate cell adhesion
MT Thompson, MC Berg, IS Tobias, MF Rubner and KJ Van Vliet
Biomaterials 26: 6836-6845 (2005).

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Predicting in vivo failure of pseudoelastic NiTi devices under low cycle, high amplitude fatigue
JM Young and KJ Van Vliet
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials 72B: 17-26 (2005).

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2004

Endothelial cells as mechanical transducers: Effects of cyclic strain on enzymatic activity and organization
A Shukla, AR Dunn, MA Moses and KJ Van Vliet
Mechanics and Chemistry of Biosystems 1 4: 279-290(2004)

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Direct measurement of indentation frame compliance
KJ Van Vliet, L Prchlik and JF Smith
Journal of Materials Research 19: 325-331 (2004)

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Predictive modeling of nanoindentation-induced homogeneous dislocation nucleation in copper
T Zhu, J Li, KJ Van Vliet, S Ogata, S Suresh and S Yip
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 52: 691-724 (2004)

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Elastic criterion for dislocation nucleation
J Li, T Zhu, S Yip, KJ Van Vliet and S Suresh
Materials Science & Engineering A 365: 25-30 (2004)

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2003

The biomechanics toolbox: Experimental approaches for living cells and biomolecules
KJ Van Vliet, G Bao and S Suresh
Acta Materialia 51: 5881-5905 (2003)

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Quantifying the early stages of plasticity through nanoscale experiments and simulations
KJ Van Vliet, J Li, T Zhu, S Yip and S Suresh
Physical Review B 67: 104105 (2003)

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Model experiments for direct visualization of grain boundary deformation in nanocrystalline metals
KJ Van Vliet, S Tsikata, S Suresh
Applied Physics Letters 83: 1441-1443 (2003)

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Size effects on the onset of plastic deformation during nanoindentation
Y Choi, KJ Van Vliet, J Li, and S Suresh
Journal of Applied Physics 94: 6050-6058 (2003)

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On the use of nanoindentation for cementitious materials
G Constantinides, F-J Ulm, and KJ Van Vliet
Materials and Structures 36: 191 - 196 (2003)
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2002

Atomistic mechanisms governing elastic limit and incipient plasticity in crystals
J Li, KJ Van Vliet, T Zhu, S Yip, and S Suresh
Nature 418: 307-310 (2002)

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Simulation of cyclic normal indentation of crystal surfaces using the bubble-raft model
KJ Van Vliet and S Suresh
Philosophical Magazine A 82: 1993-2001 (2002)

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2001

Nanoindentation: Simulation of defect nucleation in a crystal
A Gouldstone, KJ Van Vliet and S Suresh
Nature 411: 656 (2001)

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Mechanical properties of thin films quantified via instrumented indentation
KJ Van Vliet and A Gouldstone
Surface Engineering 17: 140-145 (2001)

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