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2017 Articles

Bilal, O. R., Süsstrunk, R., Daraio, C., Huber, S. D. "Intrinsically polar elastic metamaterils", Advanced Materials, doi: 10.1002/adma.201700540, 2017 (PDF)
Bilal, O. R., Foehr, A., Daraio, C. "Bistable metamaterial for switching and cascading elastic vibrations", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1618314114, 2017 (PDF)
Di Giacomo, R., Bonanomi, L., Costanza, V., Maresca, B., Daraio, C. "Biomimetic temperature-sensing layer for artificial skin", Science Robotics 2, 3, 2017 (PDF)
Di Giacomo, R., Krödel, S., Maresca, B., Benzoni, P., Rusconi, R., Stocker, R., Daraio, C. "Deployable micro-traps to sequester motile bacteria", Scientific Reports 7, 2017 (PDF)
Thevamaran, R., Saini, D., Karakaya, M., Zhu, J., Podila, R., Rao, A., Daraio, C. "Impact absorption properties of carbon fiber reinforced bucky sponges", Nanotechnology 28, 18, 2017 (PDF)
Chong, C., Porter, M.A., Kevrekidis, P.G., Daraio, C. "Nonlinear Coherent Structures in Granular Crystals", ArXiv arXiv preprint arXiv:1612.03977, 2017 (PDF)
Matlack, K. H., Serra-Garcia, M., Palermo, A., Huber, S. D., Daraio, C. "Designing Perturbative Metamaterials from Discrete Models: From Veselago lenses to topological insulators", ArXiv arXiv preprint arXiv:1612.02362, 2017 (PDF)
Serra-Garcia, M., Moleron, Daraio, C. "Tunable, synchronized frequency down-conversion in magnetic lattices with defects", ArXiv arXiv preprint arXiv:1704.07226, 2017 (PDF)

2016 Articles

Palermo, A., Krödel, S., Marzani, A., Daraio, C.  "Engineered metabarrier as shield from seismic surface waves", Scientific Reports 6, 2016 (PDF)
Krödel, D., Daraio, C. "Microlattice Metamaterials for Tailoring Ultrasonic Transmission with Elastoacoustic Hybridization", Physical Review Applied 6, 064005, 2016 (PDF)
Lin., W-H, Daraio, C. "Wave propagation in one-dimensional microscopic granular chains", Physical Review E 94, 052907, 2016 (PDF)
Matlack, K. H., Bauhofer, A., Krödel, S., Palermo,A., Daraio, C. "Composite 3D-printed metastructures for low-frequency and broadband vibration absorption", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113, 8386-8390, 2016 (PDF)
Serra-Garcia, M., Lydon, L., Daraio, C. "Extreme stiffness tunability through the excitation of nonlinear defect modes", Physical Review E 93 (1), 010901, 2016 (PDF)
Serra-Garcia, M., Foehr, A., Moleron, M., Lydon, J., Chong, C., Daraio, C. "Mechanical autonomous stochastic heat engine", Physical Review Letters 117, 010602, 2016 (PDF)
Raney, J., Nadkarni, N., Daraio, C., Kochmann, D., Lewis, J., Bertoldi, K. "Stable propagation of mechanical signals in soft media using stored elastic energy", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences9722-9727, 2016 (PDF)
Nadkarni, N., Arrieta. A.F., Chong, C., Kochmann, D.M., Daraio, C. "Unidirectional transition waves in bistable lattices", Physical Review Letters, 116, 244501, 2016. (PDF)
Nadkarni, N., Daraio, C., Abeyaratne, R., Kochmann, D.M. "Universal energy transport law for dissipative and diffusive phase transitions", Physical Review B, 93 (10), 104109, 2016 (PDF)
Chong C; Kim E.;, Charalampidis E.G. et al., "Nonlinear vibrational state excitation and piezoelectric energy conversion in harmonically driven granular chains"Physical Review E, 93, 052203, 2016 (PDF)
Moleron M.; Serra-Garcia, M; Daraio, C. "Visco-thermal effects in acoustic metamaterials: from total transmission to total reflection and high absorption", New J. Phys. , 18, 099003, 2016 (PDF)
Thevamaran, R.; Raney, J.; Daraio, C. "Rate-sensitive Strain Localization and Impact Response of Carbon Nanotube Foams with Microscale Heterogeneous Bands", Carbon, 101, 184–190, 2016 (PDF)

2015 Articles

Porter, M.; Kevrekidis, P.; Daraio, C. "Granular crystals: Nonlinear dynamics meets materials engineering", Physics Today, 68, 44 (2015). (PDF)
Schumacher, C.; Bickel, B.; Marschner, S.; Rys, J., Gross, M.; Daraio, C. Microstructures to Control Elasticity in 3D Printing, Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH (Los Angeles, USA, August 9-13, 2015), ACM Transactions on Graphics, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 136:1-136:13 (PDF)
Eunho, K.; Francesco, R.; Jinkyu, Y.; Daraio, C. "Solitary wave-based delamination detection in composite plates using a combined granular crystal sensor and actuator",Smart Materials and Structures, 24, 125004, 2015. (PDF)
Molerón, M.; Daraio, C. "Acoustic metamaterial for subwavelength edge detection",Nature Communications, 6, 8037, 2015. (PDF)
Lattanzi, L.; Thevamaran, R.; De Nardo, L.; Daraio, C. "Dynamic Behavior of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Foams With Patterned Microstructure", Advanced Engineering Materials, 17, 1470-1479, 2015. (PDF)
Burgoyne, H.A.; Newman J.A.; Jackson W.C.; Daraio, C. "Guided Impact Mitigation in 2D and 3D Granular Crystals", Procedia Engineering, 103, 52-59, 2015. (PDF)
Burgoyne, H.A.; Daraio, C. "Elastic–Plastic Wave Propagation in Uniform and Periodic Granular Chains", Journal of Applied Mechanics, 82(8), 081002, 2015. (PDF)
Mueller, J.; Shea, K.; Daraio, C. "Mechanical properties of parts fabricated with inkjet 3D printing through efficient experimental design", Materials and Design, 86, 902-912, 2015.
Kroedel, S.; Thome, N.; Daraio, C. "Wide band-gap seismic metastructures",Extreme Mechanics Letters, 4, 111-117, 2015. (PDF)
Bonanomi, L.; Theocharis, G; Daraio, C. "Wave propagation in granular chains with local resonances", Physical Review E, 91, 033208, 2015. (PDF)
Di Giacomo, R; Daraio, C.; Maresca, B. "Plant nanobionic materials with a giant temperature response mediated by pectin-Ca2+", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112, 4541, 2015. (PDF) Highlighted in Physicstoday (June 2015).
Lydon, J.; Theocharis, G; Daraio, C. "Nonlinear resonances and energy transfer in finite granular chains", Physical Review E, 91, 023208, 2015. (PDF)
Thevamaran, R.; Meshot, E.R.; Fischer, A.; Podila, R.; Rao, A.M.; Daraio, C. "Anomalous impact and strain responses in helical carbon nanotube foams", RSC Advances, 5, 29306, 2015. (PDF)
Thevamaran, R.; Meshot, E.R.; Daraio, C. "Shock formation and rate effects in impacted carbon nanotube foams", Carbon, 84, 390, 2015. (PDF) (Data)

2014 Articles

Leonard, A.; Ponson, L; Daraio, C. "Exponential stress mitigation in structured granular composites", Extreme mechanics Letters, 1, 23-28, 2014. (PDF)
Karakay, M.; Saini, D.; Podila, R.; J.Skove, M.; M.Rao, A.; G. Thevamaran, R.; Daraio, C. "Self-Assembled Recyclable Hierarchical Bucky Aerogels", Advanced Engineering Materials, 17, 990-994, 2014. (PDF) (Data)
Li, F.; Chong, C.; Yang, J.; G. Kevrekidis, P.; Daraio, C. "Wave transmission in time- and space-variant helicoidal phononic crystals", Physical Review E, 90, 053201, 2014. (PDF) (Data)
Thevamaran, R.; Fraternali, F.; Daraio, C. "Multiscale Mass-Spring Model for High-Rate Compression of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Foams", Journal of Applied Mechanics, 81, 121006, 2014. (PDF) (Data)
Li, F.; Anzel, P.; Yang, J.; G. Kevrekidis, P.; Daraio, C. "Granular acoustic switches and logic elements", Nature Communications, 5, 5311, 2014. (PDF) (Data)
Leonard, A.; Ponson, L.; Daraio, C. "Wave mitigation in ordered networks of granular chains", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 73, 103-117, 2014. (PDF)
Lydon, J.; Serra-Garcia, M.; Daraio, C. "Local to extended transitions of resonant defect modes", Physical Review Letters , 113, 185503, 2014. (PDF) (Data)
Moleron, M.; Serra-Garcia, M.; Daraio, C. "Acoustic Fresnel lens with extraordinary transmission", Appl. Phys. Lett., 105, 114109, 2014. (PDF)
Nadkarni, K.; Daraio, C.; Kochmann, D. "Dynamics of periodic mechanical structures containing bistable elastic elements: From elastic- to solitary-wave propagation",Physical Review E, 90, 023204, 2014. (PDF) (Data)
Burgoyne, H.A.; Daraio, C. "Strain-rate-dependent model for the dynamic compression of elastoplastic spheres", Physical Review E, 89, 032203, 2014. (PDF) (Data)
Yamamoto, N.; Gdoutos, E.; Toda, R.; White, V.; Manohara, H.; Daraio, C. "Thin Films with Ultra-low Thermal Expansion", Advanced Materials, 26, 3076-3080, 2014. (PDF) Highlighted in Science, Vol. 343, No. 6176, 14 March 2014.
Thevamaran, R.; Daraio, C. "An experimental technique for the dynamic characterization of soft complex materials", Experimental Mechanics, (DOI) 10.1007/s11340-014-9896-9, 2014. (PDF) (Data)
Misra, A.; Kumar, P.; Raney, J.R.; Singhal, A.; Lattanzi, L.; Daraio, C. "Effect of fluid medium on mechanical behavior of carbon nanotube foam", App. Phys. Lett., 104, 221910, 2014. (PDF)
Moleron, M.; Leonard, A.; Daraio, C. "Solitary waves in a chain of repelling magnets",Journal of Applied Physics, 115, 184901, 2014. (PDF)
Chong, C.; Li, F.; Yang, J.; Williams, M. O.; Kevrekidis, I.G.; Kevrekidis, P.G.; Daraio, C. "Damped-driven granular chains: An ideal playground for dark breathers and multibreathers", Physical Review E, 89, 032924, 2014. (PDF)
Leonard, A.; Chong, C.;Kevrekidis, P.G.; Daraio, C. "Traveling waves in 2D hexagonal granular crystal lattices", Granular Matter, 16, 531-542, 2014. (PDF)
Lattanzi, L.; De Nardo, L.; Raney, J.R.; Daraio, C. "Geometry-Induced Mechanical Properties of Carbon Nanotube Foams", Advanced Engineering Materials, 15, 9999, 2014. (PDF)
Donahue, C.; Anzel, P.; Bonanomi, L.; Keller, T.; Daraio, C. "Experimental realization of a nonlinear acoustic lens with a tunable focus", Appl. Phys. Lett., 104, 014103, 2014. (PDF)

2013 Articles

Berardi, V.; Lydon, J.; Kevrekidis, P. G.; Daraio, C.; R. Carretero-Gonzalez "Directed ratchet transport in granular chains", Physical Review E, 88, 052202, 2013. (PDF)
Pathak, S.; Raney, J.R.; Daraio, C. "Effect of morphology on the strain recovery of vertically aligned carbon nanotube arrays: An in situ study", Carbon, 63, 303-316, 2013. (PDF) (Data)
Vozzi, G.; Corallo, C.; Daraio, C. "Pressure-activated microsyringe composite scaffold of poly(L-lactic acid) and carbon nanotubes for bone tissue engineering", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 129, 2, 528-536, 2013. (PDF)
Leonard, A.; Fraternali, F.; Daraio, C. "Directional Wave Propagation in a Highly Nonlinear Square Packing of Spheres", Experimental Mechanics, 53, 3, 327-337, 2013. (PDF)
Yang, J.; Daraio, C. "Frequency- and Amplitude-Dependent Transmission of Stress Waves in Curved One-Dimensional Granular Crystals Composed of Diatomic Particles",Experimental Mechanics, 53, 3, 469-483, 2013. (PDF)
Lydon, J.; Jayaprakash, K.R.; Ngo, D.; Starosvetsky, Y.; Vakakis, A.F.; Daraio, C. "Frequency bands of strongly nonlinear homogeneous granular crystals", Physical Review E, 88, 012206, 2013. (PDF)
Blesgen, T.; Fraternali, F.; Raney, J.R.; Daraio, C.; "Multiscale mass-spring models of carbon nanotube arrays accounting for mullins-like behavior and permanent deformation", Multiscale Model. Simul., 11(2), 545-565, 2013. (PDF)
Gdoutos, T.; Shapiro, A.; Daraio, C. "Thin and thermally stable periodic metastructures", Experimental Mechanics, 53, 1735-1742, 2013. (PDF)
Raney, J.R.; Fraternali, F.; Daraio, C. "Rate-independent dissipation and loading direction effects in compressed carbon nanotube arrays", Nanotechnology, 24, 255707, 2013. (PDF)
Kevrekidis, P.G.; Vainchtein, A.; Serra Garcia, M.; Daraio, C. "Interaction of Traveling Waves with Mass-With-Mass Defects within a Hertzian Chain", Physical Review E, 87, 042911, 2013. (PDF)
Gantzounis, G.; Serra-Garcia, M.; Homma, K.; Mendoza, J. M.; Daraio, C. "Granular metamaterials for vibration mitigation", Journal of Applied Physics, 114, 093514-093514-6, 2013. (PDF)
Chong, C.; Kevrekidis, P.G.; Theocharis, G.; Daraio, C. "Dark breathers in granular crystals", Physical Review E, 87, 042202, 2013. (PDF)
Cai, L.; Yang, J.; Rizzo, P.; Ni, X.;. Daraio, C. "Propagation of highly nonlinear waves in a curved channel", Granular Matter, (DOI) 10.1007/s10035-013-0414-z, 2013. (PDF)
Raney, J.R.; Wang, R.Y.; Daraio, C. "Control of microstructural heterogeneities in carbon nanotube foams", Carbon, 52, 193-200, 2013. (PDF)
Szelengowicz, I.; Hasan M.A.; Starosvetsky, Y.; Vakakis, A.; Daraio, C. "Energy equipartition in two-dimensional granular systems with spherical intruders", Physical Review E, 87, 032204, 2013. (PDF)
Fraternali, F.; Raney, J.R.; Daraio, C. "Modeling microscale instabilities in compressed carbon nanotube bundles using multistable spring models", Composite Structures, 96, 745-750, 2013. (PDF)
Hoogeboom, C.; Man, Y.; Boechler, N.; Theocharis, G.; Kevrekidis, P.G.; Kevrekidis, I.G.; Daraio, C. "Hysteresis Loops and Multi-stability: From Periodic Orbits to Chaotic Dynamics (and Back) in Diatomic Granular Crystals", European Physics Letters, 101, 44003, 2013. (PDF)
Ngo, D.; Griffiths, S.; Khatri, D.; Daraio, C. "Highly nonlinear solitary waves in chains of hollow spherical particles", Granular Matter, 15, 149-155 2013. (PDF)

2012 Articles

Li, F.; Ngo, D.; Yang, J.; Daraio, C. "Tunable phononic crystals based on cylindrical Hertzian contact", Applied Physics Letter, 101, 171903, 2012. (PDF)
Szelengowicz, I.; Kevrekidis, P.G.; Daraio, C. "Wave propagation in square granular crystals with spherical interstitial intruders" Physical Review E, 86, 061306, 2012. (PDF)
Khatri, D.; Ngo, D.; Daraio, C. "Highly Nonlinear Solitary waves in chains of cylindrical particles", Granular Matter, 14, 1, 63-69, 2012. (PDF)
Leonard, A.; Awasthi, A.; Geubelle, P.; Daraio, C. "Effects of weak disorder on stress wave anisotropy in centered square nonlinear granular crystals", Physical Review E, 86, 031305, 2012. (PDF)
Vozzi, G.; Corallo, C.; Daraio, C. "Pressure-Activated Microsyringe Composite Scaffold of Poly(L-Lactic Acid) and Carbon Nanotubes for Bone Tissue Engineering", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, DOI 10.1002/app.38235, 2012. (PDF)
Yang, J.; Daraio, C. "Frequency- and amplitude-dependent transmission of stress waves in curved one-dimensional granular crystals composed of diatomic particles",Experimental Mechanics, DOI 10.1007/s11340-012-9652-y, 2012. (PDF)
Ni, X.; Rizzo, P.; Yang, J.; Khatri, D.; Daraio, C. "Monitoring the hydration of cement using highly nonlinear solitary waves", NDT & E International, available online: 22-MAY-2012 DOI information: 10.1016/j.ndteint.2012.05.003, 2012. (PDF)
Raney, J.R.; Zhang, H-L.; Morse, D.E.; Daraio, C. "In Situ Synthesis of Metal Oxides in Carbon Nanotube Arrays and Mechanical Properties of the Resulting Structures",Carbon, 50, 12, 4432-4440, 2012. (PDF)
Blesgen, T.; Fraternali, F.; Raney, J.R.; Amendola, A.; Daraio, C. "Continuum limits of bistable spring models of carbon nanotube arrays accounting for material damage", Mechanics Research Communications, 45, 58-63, 2012. (PDF)
Leonard, A.; Daraio, C. "Stress wave anisotropy in centered square highly nonlinear granular systems", Physical Review Letters, 108, 214301, 2012. (PDF)
Lattanzi, L.; Raney, J.R.; De Nardo, L.; Misra, A.; Daraio, C. "Nonlinear viscoelasticity of freestanding and polymer-anchored vertically aligned carbon nanotube foams", Journal of Applied Physics, 111, 074314, 2012. (PDF)
Yang, J.; Sangiorgio, S.; Silvestro, C.; De Nardo, L.; Daraio, C. "Site-specific quantification of bone quality using solitary wave-based diagnostic scheme", Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 134, 101001, (Editor's Choice for best paper of the year), 2012. (PDF)
Man, Y.; Boechler, N.; Theocharis, G.; Kevrekidis, P. G.; and Daraio, C. “Defect Modes in One-Dimensional Granular Crystals”, Physical Review E, 85, 037601, 2012. (PDF)
Ngo, D.; Fraternali, F.; Daraio, C. "Highly nonlinear solitary wave propagation in y-shaped granular crystals with variable branch angles", Physical Review E, 85, 036602, 2012. (PDF)
Fraternali, F.; Senatore, L.; Daraio, C. "Solitary waves on tensegrity lattices", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 60, 1137–1144, 2012. (PDF)
Yang, J.; Khatri, D.; Anzel, P.; Daraio, C. “Interaction of one-dimensional granular crystals with flat plates”, International Journal of Solids and Structures, Available online: 24-FEB-20122011. DOI information: 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2012.02.013, 2012. (PDF)
Gonzalez, M; Yang, J.; Daraio, C.; and Ortiz, M. "Mesoscopic approach to granular crystal dynamics", Physical Review E, 85, 016604, 2012. (PDF)
Yang, J.; Silvestro, C.; Sangiorgio, S.; Borkowski, S.; De Nardo, L.; Ebramzadeh, E. and Daraio, C. "Nondestructive evaluation of orthopedic implant stability using highly nonlinear solitary waves", Smart Materials and Structures, 21, 012002 (10pp), 2012. (PDF)
Yang, J.; Dunatunga, S.; Daraio, C. “Amplitude-dependent attenuation of compressive waves in curved granular crystals constrained by elastic guides” Acta Mechanica, 223, 3, 549-562, DOI 10.1007/s00707-011-0568-x, 2012. (PDF)

2011 Articles

Misra, A.; Raney, J.R.; Craig, A.C.; Daraio, C. “Effect of density variation and non-covalent functionalization on the compressive behavior of carbon nanotube arrays”, Nanotechnology, 22, 425705, 2011. (PDF)
Misra, A.; Raney, J.R.; Craig, A.C.; De Nardo, L.; Daraio, C. "Synthesis and characterization of carbon nanotube-polymer multilayer structures", ACS Nano, Published Online, 2011. (PDF)
Leonard, A.; Fraternali, F.; Daraio, C. “Directional Wave Propagation in a Highly Nonlinear Square Packing of Spheres”, Experimental Mechanics, Published Online, 2011. (PDF)
Boechler, N.; Theocharis, G.; Daraio, C. “Bifurcation based acoustic switching and rectification”, Nature Materials, 10, 9, 665-668, 2011. (PDF)
Ngo, D.; Khatri, D. and Daraio, C. “Solitary waves in uniform chains of ellipsoidal particles”, Physical Review E, 84, 026610, 2011. (PDF)
Khatri, D.; Ngo, D. and Daraio, C. “Solitary waves in uniform chains of cylindrical particles”, Granular Matter,14, 63-69, 2012. (PDF)
Sun, D.; Daraio, C.; Sen, S. "The nonlinear repulsive force between two solids with axial symmetry", Physical Review E, 83, 066605, 2011. (PDF)
Raney, J.R.; Fraternali, F.; Amendola, A.; Daraio, C. "Modeling and in situ identification of material parameters for layered structures based on carbon nanotube arrays", Composite Structures, 93, 3013–3018, 2011. (PDF)
Raney, J.R.; Misra, A.; Daraio, C. "Tailoring the microstructure and mechanical properties of arrays of aligned multiwall carbon nanotubes by utilizing different hydrogen concentrations during synthesis", Carbon, 49, 3631-3638, 2011, 2011. (PDF)
Xianglei, N.; Rizzo, P.; Daraio, C. "Laser-based excitation of nonlinear solitary waves in a chain of beads", Physical Review E, 84, 026601, 2011. (PDF)
Fraternali, F.; Blesgen, T.; Amendola, A.; Daraio, C. "Multiphase mass-spring models for carbon nanotubes arrays accounting for strain localization and hysteresis",Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 59, 1, 89-102, 2011. (PDF)
Xianglei, N.; Rizzo, P.; Daraio, C. "Actuators for the generation of highly nonlinear solitary waves", Review of Scientific Instruments, 82, 034902, 2011.(PDF)
Boechler, N.; Yang, J.; Theocharis, G.; Kevrekidis, P. G.; Daraio, C. "Tunable vibrational band gaps in one-dimensional diatomic granular crystals with three-particle unit cells", Journal of Applied Physics, 109, 7, 074906, 2011. (PDF)
Yang, J.; Silvestro, C; Khatri, D; De Nardo, L; Daraio, C "Interaction of highly nonlinear solitary waves with linear elastic media", Physical Review E, 83, 4, 046606, 2011. (PDF)
Spadoni, A.; Daraio, C; Hurst, W.; Brown, M. "Nonlinear phononic crystals based on chains of disks alternating with toroidal structures", Applied Physics Letters, 98, 161901, 2011. (PDF)

2010 Articles

Theocharis, G.; Boechler, N.; Kevrekidis, P. G.; Job, S.; Porter, M. A., and Daraio, C. "Intrinsic energy localization through discrete gap breathers in one-dimensional diatomic granular crystals", Physical Review E, 82, 056604, 2010. (PDF)
Daraio, C.; Ngo, D.; Nesterenko, V. F.; Fraternali, F. "Highly nonlinear pulse splitting and recombination in a two dimensional granular network", Physical Review E, 82, 036603, 2010. (PDF)
Ponson, L.; Boechler, N.; Lai, Y. M.; Porter, M. A.; Kevrekidis, P. G. and Daraio, C. "Nonlinear waves in disordered diatomic granular chains", Physical Review E, 82, 021301, 2010. (PDF)
Spadoni, A.; Daraio, C. "Generation and control of sound bullets with a nonlinear acoustic lens", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 7230, 2010. (PDF)
Boechler, N.; Theocharis, G.; Job, S. ; Porter, M.A.; Kevrekidis, P.G.; Daraio, C. "Discrete breathers in one-dimensional diatomic granular crystals", Physical Review Letters, 104, 244302, 2010. (PDF)
Fraternali, F.; Porter. M.A., Daraio, C. "Optimal design of composite granular protectors", Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 17, 1, 1-16, 2010. (PDF)

2009 Articles

Molinari, A. and Daraio, C. "Stationary shocks in elastic highly nonlinear granular chains", Physical Review E, 80, 056602, 2009. (PDF)
Herbold, E.B.; Kim, J.; Nesterenko, V.F.; Wang, S.; Daraio, C. "Tunable frequency band-gap and pulse propagation in a strongly nonlinear diatomic chain", Acta Mechanica, 205, 1-4, 85-103, 2009. (PDF)
Theocharis, G.; Kevrekidis, P. G.; Porter, M. A.; Daraio, C. and Kevrekidis, Y. "Localized breathing modes in granular crystals with defects", Physical Review E, 80, 066601, 2009. (PDF)
Misra, A.; Giri, J.; Daraio, C. "Hydrogen evolution on hydrophobic aligned carbon nanotubes arrays", ACS Nano, 3, 12, 3903-8, 2009. (PDF)
Porter, M.A.; Daraio, C.; Szelengowicz, I.; Herbold, E.B.; Kevrekidis, P.G. "Highly nonlinear solitary waves in heterogeneous periodic granular media", Physica D, 238, 666-676, 2009. (PDF)
Carretero-Gonzalez, R.; Khatri, D.; Porter, M.A.; Kevrekidis, P.G.; Daraio, C. "Dissipative solitary waves in periodic granular media", Physical Review Letters, 102, 024102, 2009. (PDF)

2008 Articles

Misra, A.; Daraio, C. "Carbon nanotube-sharp tips and carbon nanotubes-soldering iron", Advanced Materials, 20, 1-4, 2008. (PDF)
Misra, A.; Greer, J.R.; Daraio, C. "Strain rate effects in the mechanical response of polymer anchored carbon nanotube foams", Advanced Materials, 20, 1-5, 2008. (PDF)
Coluci, V.R.; Fonseca, A.F.; Galvao, D.S. and Daraio, C. "Entanglement and the nonlinear elastic behavior of forest of coiled carbon nanotubes", Physical Review Letters, 100, 086807, 2008. (PDF)
Porter, M.A.; Daraio, C.; Herbold, E.B.; Szelengowicz, I.; Kevrekidis, P.G. "Highly nonlinear solitary waves in phononic crystal dimers", Physical Review E, 77, 015601(R), 2008. (PDF)

2007 Articles

Bandaru, P.R.; Daraio, C. and Rao, A.M. "A plausible mechanism for the evolution of helical forms in nanostructure growth", Journal of Applied Physics, 101, 094307, 2007. (PDF)
Quist, A.P., Chand, A., Ramachandran, S., Daraio, C., Jin, S., Lal, R. "Atomic force microscopy imaging and electrical recording of lipid bilayers supported over microfabricated silicon chip nanopores: Lab-on-a-chip system for lipid membranes and ion channels", Langmuir, 23, 3, 1375-1380, 2007. (PDF)

2006 Articles

Daraio, C.; Nesterenko, V.F.; Herbold, E.; Jin, S. "Energy trapping and shock disintegration in a composite granular medium", Physical Review Letters, 96, 058002, 2006. (PDF)
Daraio, C.; Nesterenko, V.F.; Herbold, E.; Jin, S. "Tunability of solitary wave properties in one dimensional strongly nonlinear phononic crystals", Physical Review E, 73, 026610, 2006. (PDF)
Daraio, C.; Nesterenko, V.F. "Strongly nonlinear waves in a chain of polymer coated steel beads", Physical Review E, 73, 026612, 2006. (PDF)
Ye, X.R.; Daraio, C.; Wang, C.; Talbot, J. B.; Jin, S. "Room Temperature Solvent-free Synthesis of Monodisperse Magnetite Nanocrystals", Journal of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, 6, 3, 852-856, 2006. (PDF)
Chen, I-Chen and Chen, Li-Han and Ye, Xiang-Rong and Daraio, C. and Jin, Sungho and Orme, Christine A. and Quist, Arjan and Lal, Ratnesh, "Extremely sharp carbon nanocone probes for atomic force microscopy imaging", Applied Physics Letters, 88 (15) 153102, 2006. (PDF)
AuBuchon, J.F.; Chen, L.H.; Daraio, C.; Jin, S., "Multibranching carbon nanotubes via self- seeded catalysts", Nano Letters, 6, 324-328, 2006. (PDF)
Chen, L.H.; AuBuchon, J.F.; Chen, I.C.; Daraio, C.; Ye, X.R.; Gapin, A.I.; Jin, S.; Wang, C. M.; "Growth of aligned carbon nanotubes on carbon microfibers by DC plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition", Applied Physics Letters, 88, 033103, 2006. (PDF)
Rao, R.; Chandrasekaran, H.; Gubbala, S.; Sunkara, M.K.; Daraio, C.; Jin, S., Rao, A.M. "Synthesis of low-melting metal oxide and sulfide nanowires and nanobelts",Journal of Electronic Materials, 35, 5, 2006. (PDF)
Oh, S.H.; Daraio, C.; Chen, L.H.; Pisanic, T.R.; Finones, R.; Jin, S., "Significantly accelerated osteoblast cell growth on aligned TiO2 nanotubes", Journal of Biomedical & Materials Research A, DOI 10/1002/jbm.a, 97-103, 2006. (PDF)
Park, J.; Daraio, C.; Jin, S.; Bandaru, P.R. "Three-way electrical gating characteristics of metallic Y-junction carbon nanotubes", Applied Physics Letters, 88, 243113, 2006. (PDF)
Daraio, C.; Nesterenko, V.F.; Jin, S.; Wang, W.; Rao, A. M. "Impact response by a forest of coiled carbon nanotubes", Journal of Applied Physics, 100, 064309, 2006. (PDF)

2005 Articles

Daraio C.; AuBuchon, J.F.; Chen, L.H.; Gapin, A.I.; Jin S. "Iron silicide root formation in carbon nanotubes grown by microwave PECVD", Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109, 51, 24215- 24219, 2005. (PDF)
Daraio, C.; Nesterenko, V.F.; Herbold, E.; Jin, S. "Strongly nonlinear waves in a chain of Teflon beads", Physical Review E, 72, 016603, 2005. (PDF)
Bandaru, P.R.; Daraio, C.; Jin, S. and Rao, A.M. "Novel electrical switching behavior and logic in carbon nanotube Y-junctions", Nature Materials, 4, 663-666, 2005. (PDF)
Nesterenko, V.F.; Daraio, C.; Herbold, E.B.; Jin, S. "Anomalous wave reflection at the interface of two strongly nonlinear granular media", Physical Review Letters, 95, 158702, 2005. (PDF)
Oh, S.H.; Finones, R. R.; Daraio, C.; Chen L.-H.; Jin, S. "Growth of nano-scale hydroxyapatite using chemically treated titanium oxide nanotubes", Biomaterials, 26, 4938-4943, 2005. (PDF)
Nalla, R.K.; Porter, A.E.; Daraio, C.; Minor, A.M.; Radmilovic, V.; Stach, E.A.; Tomsia, A.P. and Ritchie R.O. "Ultrastructural examination of dentin using focused ion beam cross-sectioning and transmission electron microscopy", Micron, 36, 672-680, 2005. (PDF)

2004 Articles

Daraio, C.; Nesterenko, V. F.; Aubuchon, J. F.; Jin, S.; "Dynamic nanofragmentation of carbon nanotubes", Nano Letters, 4, 10, 1915-1918, 2004. (PDF)
Daraio, C.; Nesterenko, V. F.; Jin, S. "Highly nonlinear contact interaction and dynamic energy dissipation by forest of carbon nanotubes", Appl. Phys. Letters, 85, 23, 5724-5726, 2004. (PDF)
Gothard, N.; Daraio, C.; Gaillard, J.; Zidan, R.; Jin S. and Rao, A. M. "Controlled growth of Y- junction nanotubes using Ti-doped vapor catalyst", Nano Letters, 4, 2, 213-217, 2004. (PDF)
AuBuchon, J.F.; Chen, L.H.; Gapin, A.I.; Kim, D.W.; Daraio, C.; Jin S.H. "Multiple sharp bendings of carbon nanotubes during growth to produce zigzag morphology",Nano Letters, 4, 9, 1781- 1784, 2004. (PDF)
Srivastava D.; Menon M.; Daraio, C.; et al. "Vacancy-mediated mechanism of nitrogen substitution in carbon nanotubes", Physical Review B, 69, 15, 153414, 2004. (PDF)
Chen, L.H.; AuBuchon, J. F.; Gapin, A; Daraio, C.; Bandaru, P.; Jin, S.; Kim D. W.; and Yoo, I. K.; Wang, C. M. "Control of carbon nanotube morphology by change of applied bias field during growth", Applied Physics Letters, 85, 22, 5373-53756, 2004. (PDF)
Gopal, V.; Radmilovic, V. R.; Daraio, C.; Jin, S.; Yang, P.; Stach, E. A.; "Rapid prototyping of site- specific nanocontacts by electron and ion beam assisted direct-write nanolithography", Nano Letters, 4, 11, 2059-2063, 2004. (PDF)

Publications: Book Chapters

Book Chapters

"Synthesis and patterning methods for nanostructures useful for biological applications", Daraio, C.; Jin, S., Chapter 5 of the book At the Building Block Level: Nanotechnology for Biology and Medicine. Springer Life Sciences, New York. Edited by Parpura and Silva.
"Nonlinear phononic structures and metamaterials", Daraio, C; Boechler, N., Chapter 6 of the book Phononic Crystals and Metamaterials, Springer Physics, New York. (In Preparation).

Publications: Patents


"METHODS AND DEVICES FOR IN SITU SYNTHESIS OF METAL OXIDES IN CARBON NANOTUBE ARRAYS" Daraio, C., Morse, D. E., Raney, J. R., Zhang, H., United States Patent Application 20150357075
"Sound proof helmet" Daraio, C., Gkantzounis, G., US 9348949 B2
"ARCHITECTURE FOR ACHIEVING STABLE WAVE PROPAGATION THROUGH A SOFT MATERIAL"Lewis, J. A.; Raney, J. R.; Bertoldi, K.; Daraio, C.; Kochmann, D.; Nadkarni, N. U.S. Serial No. 62/246,433. Filled 26 October 2015
"Article comprising pulse trapping composite granular medium and methods for fabricating such medium" Daraio, C.; Jin, S. and Nesterenko, V.F.; U.S. WO/2007/084318, International Application No.: PCT/US2007/000704 (2007).
"Method and apparatus for actuating and sensing highly nonlinear solitary waves in surfaces, structures and materials" Daraio, C.; Rizzo, P. U.S. PCT/US08/079860, CIT Serial/Patent No. 12/251,164. Filed (10/14/2008).
"System supporting the formation and propagation of tunable highly nonlinear pulses, based on granular chains composed of particles with non spherical geometry" Daraio, C. U.S. Serial/Patent No. 61/067,250. Filed (2008).
"Automated actuator device for the excitation of tunable highly nonlinear waves in granular systems" Eggenspieler D.; Daraio, C.; Khatri, D. U.S. Serial/Patent No. 61/135,266. Filed (2008).
"Tunable highly nonlinear acoustic lenses, beam-forming and sound bullets in solids, fluids and gasses" Daraio, C.; Lan, T.; Spadoni, A. U.S. and International provisional application, U.S. Provisional Application, Serial/Patent No. 61/208,529. Filed (2009).
"A granular media based tunable passive vibration suppressor with self-contained mechanism for the application of static compression" N. Boechler, R. P. Dillon, J. P. Borgonia, D. L. Kahn, A. Shapiro, G. L. Davis, C. Daraio, CIT File No.: CIT-5631-P, JPL & NASA Case Number(s): CIT 10-126, NPO 47655. Filed (2010).
"Carbon Nanotube foams with Controllable Mechanical Properties" Raney, J.R.; Daraio, C., U.S. Provisional Application, CIT File No.: CIT-5931-P, Filed 7/27/2011.
"Bifurcation-based Acoustic Switch and Rectifier" Boechler, N.;Theocharis, G.; Daraio, C., U.S. Provisional Application, CIT File No: 5937-P, Serial/Patent No. 61/514,352. Filed 8/2/2011.
"Tensegrity materials, actuators and sensors" Daraio, C.; Fraternali, F., U.S. Provisional Application, CIT File No: 6127-P, Filed 2/27/12.
"Multilayer Carbon Nanotube Foams" Raney, J.R.; Misra, A.; Daraio, C., U.S. Provisional Application, CIT File No.: CIT-6177-P, Filed 4/20/2012.
"Self Correcting Thin Mirrors" Daraio, C.; Gdoutos, E.; Patterson, K.; Pellegrino, S.; Yamamoto, N., CIT File No.: CIT-6173-P, Filed: 4/17/2012.