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Crystallization: Brought to the surface 

Rajesh Ganapathy and A K Sood

News & Views

Nature Phys. (2017)

Site-specific Colloidal Crystal Nucleation by Template-enhanced Particle Transport

Chandan K Mishra, A K Sood and Rajesh Ganapathy

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 113, 12094 (2016)

A Micrometer-sized Engine Operating Between Bacterial Reservoirs

Suddesh Krishnamurthy, Subho Ghosh, Dipankar Chatterji, Rajesh Ganapathy and A K Sood

Nature Phys. 12, 1134 (2016), doi:10.1038/nphys3870

Influence of an amorphous wall on the distribution of localized excitations in a colloidal glass-forming liquid

Shreyas Gokhale, Hima K Nagamanasa, A K Sood and Rajesh Ganapathy

Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 7, 074013 (2016)

Deconstructing the Glass Transition Through Critical Experiments on Colloids

Shreyas Gokhale, A K Sood and Rajesh Ganapathy

Advances in Physics 65, 363 (2016)

Localized Excitations and the Morphology of Cooperatively Rearranging Regions in a Colloidal Glass-Forming Liquid

Shreyas Gokhale, Rajesh Ganapathy, Hima K Nagamanasa and A K Sood

Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 068305 (2016)

Mechanical Properties of C60 Thin films at the Air-Water Interface

V Santhosh, R Voggu, P Chaturbedy, Rajesh Ganapathy and CNR Rao

Carbon 96, 1 (2016)

Viscoelastic Nature of Au Nanoparticle PDMS Nanocomposite Gels

Ritu Gupta, Hima K Nagamanasa, Rajesh Ganapathy and Giridhar U Kulkarni

Bull. Mater. Sci. Indian Academy of Sciences 38, 817 (2015)

Shape of Dynamical Heterogeneities and the Fractional Stokes-Einstein and Stokes-Einstein-Debye Relations in Suspensions of Colloidal Ellipsoids

Chandan K Mishra and Rajesh Ganapathy

Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 198302 (2015)

Direct Measurements of Growing Amorphous Order and Non-monotonic Dynamic Correlations in a Colloidal Glass Former

Hima K Nagamanasa, Shreyas Gokhale, A K Sood and Rajesh Ganapathy

Nature Phys. 11, 403 (2015)

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Also featured as the cover of Nature Physics May 2015

Dynamical Facilitation Governs Glassy Dynamics in Suspensions of Colloidal Ellipsoids

Chandan K Mishra, Hima K Nagamanasa, Rajesh Ganapathy, A K Sood and Shreyas Gokhale

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 111, 15362 (2014)

Growing Dynamical Facilitation on Approaching the Random Pinning Colloidal Glass Transition

Shreyas Gokhale, Hima K Nagamanasa, Rajesh Ganapathy and A K Sood

Nat. Commun. 5, Article # 4685 (2014)

Experimental Signatures of a Non-Equilibrium Phase Transition Governing the Yielding of a Soft Glass

Hima K Nagamanasa, Shreyas Gokhale, A. K. Sood and Rajesh Ganapathy

Phys. Rev. E 89, 062308 (2014)

Grain Growth and Grain Boundary Dynamics in Colloidal Crystals

Shreyas Gokhale, Hima K Nagamanasa, Rajesh Ganapathy and A. K. Sood

Themed Issue on Emerging Investigators In Soft Matter

Soft Matter 9, 6634 (2013)

Entropy Driven Crystal Formation on Highly Strained Substrates

John R Savage, Stefan R Hopp, Rajesh Ganapathy, Sharon J Gerbode, Andreas Heuer and Itai Cohen 

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 110, 9301 (2013)

Two-Step Glass Transition Induced by Attractive Interactions in Quasi-two-dimensional Suspensions of Ellipsoidal Particles

Chandan K Mishra, Amritha Rangarajan and Rajesh Ganapathy

Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 188301 (2013)

Directional Grain Growth from Anisotropic Kinetic Roughening of Grain Boundaries in Sheared Colloidal Crystals

Shreyas Gokhale, Hima K Nagamanasa, V Santhosh, A K Sood, and Rajesh Ganapathy

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 109, 20314 (2012)

Confined Glassy Dynamics At Grain Boundaries In Colloidal Crystals

Hima K Nagamanasa, Shreyas Gokhale, Rajesh Ganapathy, and A K Sood 

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108, 11323 (2011)

Direct Measurements of Island Growth and Step-edge Barriers in Colloidal Epitaxy

Rajesh Ganapathy, Mark R. Buckley, Sharon Gerbode and Itai Cohen

Science 327, 445 (2010)

Perspectives by Theodore L. Einstein and Timothy J. Stasevich, Science 327, 423 (2010) 

Spatiotemporal Nematodynamics in Wormlike Micelles En route to Rheochaos 

Rajesh Ganapathy, Sayantan Majumdar and A K Sood 

Phys. Rev. E 78, 021504 (2008)

Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Shear Induced Bands En route to Rheochaos

Rajesh Ganapathy, Sayantan Majumdar and A K Sood

Europhys. J B 64, 537 (2008)

Nonlinear Dynamics in the Flow of Wormlike Micelles: Regular and Chaotic Time-dependence of Stress, Normal Force and Nematic Ordering

Rajesh Ganapathy and A K Sood

J. Non-Newton. Fluid 149, 78 (2008)

Interfacial Rheology of an Ultrathin Nanocrystalline Film Formed at the Liquid/Liquid Interface

R Krishnaswamy, S Majumdar, Rajesh Ganapathy, V V Agarwal, A K Sood, and C N R Rao

Langmuir 23(6), 3084 (2007)

Structure of Mesh Phases in a Cationic Surfactant System with Strongly Bound Counterions

S K Ghosh, Rajesh Ganapathy, R Krishnaswamy, J Bellare, V A Raghunathan and A K Sood

Langmuir 23(7), 3606 (2007)

Superdiffusion of Concentration in Wormlike Micelles

Rajesh Ganapathy, A K Sood and Sriram Ramaswamy

Europhys. Lett. 77, 18007 (2007)

Granger Causality and Cross Recurrence Plots in Rheochaos

Rajesh Ganapathy, G. Rangarajan and A K Sood

Phys. Rev. E 75, 016211 (2007)

Tuning Rheochaos by Temperature in Wormlike Micelles

Rajesh Ganapathy and A K Sood

Langmuir 22(26), 11016 (2006)

Order and Chaos in Soft Condensed Matter

A K Sood and Rajesh Ganapathy

Pramana - Journal of Physics 67, 33 (2006)

Intermittency Route to Rheochaos in Wormlike Micelles with Flow-Concentration Coupling

Rajesh Ganapathy and A K Sood

Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 108301 (2006)

Structure of poly (propyl ether imine) (PETIM) dendrimer from fully atomistic molecular Dynamics Simulation and by Small Angle X-ray scattering

Chandan Jana, G. Jayamurugan, Rajesh Ganapathy, Prabal K. Maiti, N. Jayaraman and A K Sood

J. Chem. Phys. 124, 204719 (2006)