Publications

Granular Materials

Shear-induced Rigidity in Athermal Solids: a Unified Statistical Framework ", Sumantra Sarkar and Bulbul Chakraborty, submitted to Physical Review Letters (June, 2014)  arxiv.org/abs/1404.0049   Supplementary Text

"Yielding and large deviations in micellargels: a model", Saroj Kumar Nandi, Bulbul Chakraborty, A K Sood,and Sriram Ramaswamy, J. Stat. Mech. (2013) P02027  arxiv.org/abs/1210.1987

"Signatures of Incipient Jamming in Collisional Hopper Flows", Shubha Tewari, Michal Dichter, and Bulbul Chakraborty, Soft Matter, 9, 5016 (2013)  arxiv.org/abs/1210.5805

"Origin of Rigidity in Dry Granular Solids", Sumantra Sarkar, Dapeng Bi, Jie Zhang, R. P. Behringer, and Bulbul Chakraborty,  Physical Review Letters 111, 068301 (2013)  arxiv.org/abs/1305.3484

"Fluctuations in shear-jammed states: A statistical ensemble approach", Dapeng Bi, Jie Zhang, R.P.Behringer and Bulbul Chakraborty, EPL,102(2013) 34002  arxiv.org/abs/1302.6891

"Constraints and vibrations in static packings of ellipsoidal particles": Carl F. Schreck, Mitch Mailman, Bulbul Chakraborty, and Corey S. O'Hern (to appear in Phys. Rev. E)  www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23005084

"Using point-to-set correlations to probe unjamming of frictionless grains": M. Mailman and B. Chakraborty, Journal of Statistical Mechanics, P05001 (2012)  iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-5468/2012/05/P05001

"A signature of a thermodynamic phase transition in jammed granular packings: growing correlations in force space": M. Mailman and B. Chakraborty, Journal of Statistical Mechanics, L07002 (2011) iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1742-5468/2011/07/L07002

"Jamming by shear": Dapeng Bi, Jie Zhang, Bulbul Chakraborty & R. P. Behringer, Nature 480, 355 (2011) www.nature.com/nature/journal/v480/n7377/full/nature10667.html

"Rheology of Granular Materials: Dynamics in a Stress Landscape", Dapeng Bi and Bulbul Chakraborty, to appear in Proceeding of the Royal Society, arXiv:cond-mat/0908.0970 arxiv.org/abs/0908.0970

"Jamming in Systems Composed of Frictionless Ellipse-Shaped", M. Mailman, C. Schreck, C. S. O'Hern and B. Chakraborty, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 255501 (2009)  arxiv.org/abs/0812.1234

"Statistical mechanics framework for static granular matter", Silke Henkes and Bulbul Chakraborty, Phys. Rev. E. 79, 061301 (2009)  arxiv.org/abs/0810.5715 

"Jamming of Granular Matter" R. P. Behringer and Bulbul Chakraborty, Encyclopedia of Complexity and System Science, edited by Robert A. Myers, (Springer, NY, 2009), link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007%2F978-0-387-30440-3_298

"Growing length scale in gravity-driven dense granular flow", Shubha Tewari, Bidita Tithi, Allison Ferguson, and Bulbul Chakraborty, Phys. Rev. E 79, 011303 (2009)  arxiv.org/abs/0806.2413  

"Why Do Granular Materials Stiffen with Shear Rate? A Test of Novel Stress-Based Statistics", R.P. Behringer, Dapeng Bi, B. Chakraborty, S. Henkes, and R. R. Hartley, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 268301 (2008)  arxiv.org/abs/0810.4891

"Entropy and Temperature of a Static Granular Assembly: An Ab Initio Approach", Silke Henkes, Corey S. O'Hern and Bulbul Chakraborty, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 038002 (2007), journals.aps.org/prl/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.038002

"Spatially heterogenous dynamics in dense, driven granular flows", A. Ferguson and B. Chakraborty, Europhys. Letters 78, 28003 (2007)  iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1209/0295-5075/78/28003/meta  

"Stress and large-scale spatial structures in dense, driven granular flows", A. Ferguson and B. Chakraborty, Phys. Rev. E 73, 011303 (2006)  journals.aps.org/pre/abstract/10.1103/PhysRevE.73.011303

"Jamming as a critical phenomenon: a field theory of zero-temperature grain packings" S. Henkes and B. Chakraborty, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 198002 (2005)  arxiv.org/abs/cond-mat/0504371

"Impulse Distributions in dense granular flows: signatures of large-scale spatial structures", Allison Ferguson, Ben Fisher and Bulbul Chakraborty, Europhys Lett. 66, 277 (2004)  iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1209/epl/i2003-10190-3


Patterns in Active Media

"Effects of intrinsic fluctuations in a prototypical chemical oscillator: metastability and switching" C. Michael Giver, Bulbul Chakraborty, arxiv.org/abs/1303.3048v1 

"Phase and frequency entrainment in locally coupled phase oscillators with repulsive interactions", Michael Giver, Zahera Jabeen, and Bulbul Chakraborty, Phys. Rev E 83, 046206 (2011)  arxiv.org/abs/1009.6004


Biopolymers

"Excitable Patterns in Active Nematics": L.Giomi, L. Mahavedan, B. Chakraborty, and M.F. Hagan, Phys. Rev. Lett 106,21801 (2011)  arxiv.org/abs/1011.3841

"Prolonging assembly through dissociation: A self-assembly paradign in microtubules": Sumedha, M.F. Hagan, and B. Chakraborty, Phys. Rev. E 83, 051904 (2011)  arxiv.org/abs/0908.1199

"Role of GTP remnants in microtubule dynamics" Sumedha, Michael F. Hagan and Bulbul Chakraborty,  http://arxiv.org/abs/0908.1199, to be submitted to Phys. Rev. Lett. 

"Segregation of Polymers in Confined Spaces" Ya Liu and Bulbul Chakraborty, arxiv.org/abs/0906.4023, to be submitted to Phys. Rev. Lett. 

"Single Polymer Confinement in a tube: Correlation between structure and dynamics", Joshua Kalb and Bulbul Chakraborty, J. Chem. Phys. 130, 025103 (2009)  aip.scitation.org/doi/full/10.1063/1.2996298 

"Shape of Semiflexible Polymers in Confined Spaces", Ya Liu and Bulbul Chakraborty, Physical Biology 5, 026004 (2008)  arxiv.org/abs/0711.4976 

"Dynamics of an idealized model of microtubule growth and catastrophe", T. Antal, P.L. Krapivsky, S. Redner, M. Mailman, and B. Chakraborty, Phys. Rev. E 76, 041907 www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2546874/

 

Glasses

"Dynamics in the Metabasin Space of a Lennard-Jones Glass Former: Connectivity and Transition Rates", Yasheng Yang and Bulbul Chakraborty, Phys. Rev. E 80, 011501 (2009)  www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/labs/articles/19658707/ 

"Numerical studies of the compressible spin glass", Adam H. Marshall, Bulbul Chakraborty and Sidney R. Nagel, Europhys. Lett. 74, 699 (2006)  arxiv.org/abs/cond-mat/0509280 

"Critical Dynamics of Dimers: Implications for the Glass Transition", D. Das, G. Farrell, J. Kondev and B. Chakraborty, J. Phys. Chem B109, 21413 (2005)  pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jp051636l 

"Landau Theory of the glass transition", Satya Majumdar, Dibyendu Das, Jane' Kodev and Bulbul Chakraborty, Phys. Rev.E 70, 060501 (R) (2004)  arxiv.org/abs/cond-mat/0402543v1

"Activated Dynamics at a non-disordered critical point", Dibyendu Das, Jane' Kondev and Bulbul Chakraborty, Europhys Lett. 61, 506 (2003) 

"Jamming in a model glass: interplay of dynamics and thermodynamics", Bulbul Chakraborty, Dibyendu Das and Jane' Kondev, Physica A 318, 23 (2003)