Publications

2019

“Response of active Brownian particles to boundary driving”, C. G. Wagner, M. F. Hagan and A. Baskaran, arXiv:1905.12706 (submitted).

“Re-enterant efficiency of phototaxis in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii cells”, Sujeet Kumar Choudhary, Aparna Baskaran, Prerna Sharma, arXiv:1904.09200 (submitted)

“Conformational switching of chiral colloidal rafts regulates raft-raft attractions and repulsions”, Joia Miller, Chaitanya Joshi, Prerna Sharma, Aparna Baskaran, Gregory M. Grason, Michael F. Hagan, Zvonimir Dogic, arXiv:1902.03341 (PNAS in press, July 2019).

“Interplay between activity and filament flexibility determines emergent properties of active nematics” A. Joshi, E. Putzig, A. Baskaran and M. F. Hagan Soft Matter, 15, 94-101 (2019) arXiv: 1711.05714.

2018

“Active Self-Organization of Actin-Microtubule Composite Self-Propelled Rods” L Farhadi, C Fermino Do Rosario, E Debold, A Baskaran, JL Ross, Frontiers in Physics 6, 75 (2018).

“Insensitivity of active nematic dynamics to topological constraints”, M. Norton, A. Baskaran, A. Opathalage, B. Langeslay, S. Fraden, M. F. Hagan and A. Baskaran, Phys. Rev  E 97, 012702 (2018)

2017

“Noise and diffusion of a vibrated self propelled particle”, L. Walsh, C. G. Wagner, S. Scholssberg, C. Olsen, A. Baskaran and N. Menon, Soft Matter 13, 8964-8968 (2017)

“Statistical Mechanics and Hydrodynamics of Self-Propelled Hard Spheres”, B. Hancock and A. Baskaran JSTAT 033205 (2017)  arXiv:1701.03450 

“Equilibrium mappings in polar-isotropic confined active particles”, Y. Fily, A. Baskaran and M. F Hagan EPJE 40, 61 (2017) arXiv:1612.08719

“Steady-state distributions of ideal active Brownian particles under confinement and forcing”, C. G. Wagner, M. F. Hagan and A. Baskaran JSTAT 043203 (2017) arXiv:1611.01834.

“Theory of microphase separation in bidisperse chiral membranes” R. Sakhardande, S. Stanojeviea, A. Baskaran, A. Baskaran, M. F. Hagan and B. Chakraborty, Phys. Rev. E, 96, 012704 (2017)  arXiv:1604.03012

2016

“A classical nucleation theory description of active colloid assembly”, G. S. Redner, C. G. Wagner, A. Baskaran and M. F Hagan (submitted to PRL Feb 2016)  arXiv:1603.01362

“Active Particles on Curved Surfaces”, Y. Fily, A. Baskaran and M. F Hagan, (submitted to PRL) arXiv:1601.00324

“Emergent Self organization in active materials”, M. F. Hagan and A. Baskaran, Current Opinion in Cell Biology 38, 74-80 (2016) arXiv:1602.03388

“Instabilities, defects and defect ordering in an overdamped active nematic”, E. F. Putzig, G. Redner, A. Baskaran and A. Baskaran, Soft Matter, 12, 3854-3859 (2016) arXiv:1506.03501

2015

“Comparison between Smoluchowski and Boltzmann approaches to self-propelled hard rods”, E. Bertin, A. Baskaran, H. Chate and  M. C Marchetti, Phys. Rev E 92, 041421 (2015) arXiv:1507.07812

“Effect of reorientation statistics on the torque response of a self propelled particle”, B. Hancock and A. Baskaran, Phys. Rev. E 92 052143 (2015) arXiv:1508.05887

“Orientational order of motile defects in active nematics”, S. J. DeCamp, G. S. Redner, A. Baskaran, M. F. Hagan and Z. Dogic, Nature Materials  14, 1110-1115 (2015) arXiv:1501.06228

“What is the pressure of an active fluid?”, A. P. Solon, Y. Fily, A. Baskaran, M. E. Cates, Y. Kafri, M. Kardar and J. Tailleur, Nature Physics  11, 673-678 (2015) arXiv:1412.3952

“Dynamics of strongly confined self-propelled particles in non-convex boundaries”, Y. Fily, A. Baskaran and M. F. Hagan, Phys. Rev. E  91, 012125 (2015) arXiv:1410.5151

2014

“Phase separation and Emergent Structures in an active nematic”, E. F. Putzig and A. Baskaran Phys. Rev. E, 90 042304 (2014) arXiv:1403.0970

“Dynamics of Self-propelled particles under strong confinement”, Y. Fily, A. Baskaran and M. F. Hagan, Soft Matter, 10, 5609-5617 (2014) arXiv:1402.5583

“Shear driven aggregation of SU8 Microrods in suspension”, P. Kumar, D. Gold, D. L. Blair, A. Baskaran and J. S. Urbach, Soft Matter, 10, 6514-6519(2014)

“Kinetic Density Functional Theory of Freezing”, A. Baskaran, A. Baskaran and J. Lowengrub, J. Chem. Phys. 141, 174506 (2014) arXiv:1310.6070

Prior to 2014

“Reentrant phase behavior in active colloids with attraction”, G. S. Redner, A. Baskaran and M. F. Hagan, Phys. Rev. E 88, 012305 (2013)

“Structure and dynamics of a phase-separating active colloidal fluid”, G. S. Redner, M. F. Hagan and A. Baskaran, Phys. Rev. Lett 110, 055701 (2013) arXiv:1207.1737

“Kinetic theory of active and granular particles”, Proceedings of RGD28, AIP Conference Proceedings Vol. 1501, 11 (2012)

“Self-regulation in Self-propelled Nematic Fluids”, A. Baskaran and M. C. Marchetti, Euro. Phys. J. E 35, 1-8 (2012) arXiv:1204.3273

“Dynamical self-regulation in self-propelled particle flows”, A. Gopinath, M. F. Hagan, M. C. Marchetti and A. Baskaran, Phys. Rev. E 85, 061903 (2012) arXiv:1112.6011

“Spontaneous Segregation of Self-Propelled Particles with Different Motilities”, S. R. McCandlish, A. Baskaran and M. F. Hagan, Soft Matter, 8, 2527 (2012) arXiv:1110.2479

“Cooperative Self-Propulsion of Active and Passive Rotors”, Y. Fily, A. Baskaran and M. C. Marchetti, Soft Matter, 8, 3002 (2012) arXiv:1107.0347

“Fluctuations and Pattern Formation in Self-propelled Particles”, S. Mishra, A. Baskaran and M. C. Marchetti, Phys. Rev. E 81, 061916 (2010) arXiv:1001.3334

“Nonequilibrium statistical mechanics of self propelled hard rods”, A. Baskaran and M. C. Marchetti, J. Stat. Mech. P04019 (2010) arXiv:1002.3831

“Statistical Mechanics and Hydrodynamics of Bacterial Suspensions”, Aparna Baskaran and M. C. Marchetti, PNAS 106 15567 (2009)

“Granular Hydrodynamics from Kinetic Theory – Fundamental Considerations”, James W. Dufty and Aparna Baskaran, invited chapter inComputational Gas Solid Flows – Theory, Methods and Practice, eds. Pannala, Syamlal, O’Brien, IGI-Global (2010) arXiv:0910.0238

“Enhanced Diffusion and Ordering of Self-propelled Rods”, A. Baskaran and M. C. Marchetti, Phys. Rev. Lett., 101, 268101 (2008) arXiv: 0806.4559

“Isotropic Cholesteric transition of a weakly chiral elastomer cylinder”, X. Xing and A. Baskaran, Phys. Rev. E., 78, 021709 (2008) arXiv:0801.3661 

“Hydrodynamics of self propelled hard rods”, A. Baskaran and M. C. Marchetti, Phys. Rev. E 77, 011920 (2008) arXiv:0708.2401

“Kinetic theory of response functions of the hard sphere granular fluid” A. Baskaran, J. W. Dufty, J. J. Brey, J. Stat. Mech. (2007) P12002 arXiv:0708.0678

“Transport Coefficients of a hard sphere granular fluid”, A. Baskaran, J. W. Dufty, J. J. Brey, Phys. Rev. E 77, 031311 (2008) cond-mat/0612409

“Linear Response and hydrodynamics for a granular fluid”, A. Baskaran, J. W. Dufty, J. J. Brey, Phys. Rev. E 77, 031310 (2008) cond-mat/0612408

“Linear Response for a Granular Fluid”, J. W. Dufty, A. Baskaran, J. J. Brey, J. Stat. Mech. (2006) L08002 cond-mat/0507609

“Hard Sphere Dynamics for Normal and Granular Fluids”, J. W. Dufty and A. Baskaran, in Nonlinear Dynamics in Astronomy and Physics, S. Gottesman  &160;cond-mat/0503180

"Hydrodynamics for a Granular Gas from Exactly Solvable Kinetic Models", A. Baskaran and J.  W. Dufty, in Modeling and Numerics of Kinetic Dissipative Systems, editors L. Pareschi, G. Russo, G. Toscani, (Nova Science, NY, 2006) cond-mat/0410084

"Gaussian Kinetic Model for Granular Gases", J. W. Dufty, A. Baskaran, and L. Zogaib, Phys. Rev. E 69, 051301 cond-mat/0312113