Soft matter and statistical physics


Computational design of probes to detect bacterial genomes by multivalent binding

T. Curk, C. A. Brackley, J. D. Farrell, Z. Xing, D. Joshi, S. Direito, U. Bren, S. Angioletti-Uberti, J. Dobnikar,  E. Eiser, D. Frenkel and R. J. Allen 

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 117 (16) 8719-8726 (2020)


A simulation study of aggregation mediated by production of cohesive molecules

G. Melaugh, D. Marenduzzo, A. Morozov and R. J. Allen 

Soft Matter 15, 9120 (2019)


Phase behaviour of active Brownian particles: The role of dimensionality

Soft Matter 10, 1489-1499 (2014).


Scalar phi^4 theories for active-particle phase separation

Nature Communications 5, 4351 (2014).


A continuum theory of phase separation kinetics for active Brownian particles

Phys. Rev. Lett.,111, 145702 (2013)


A mixed population of competing TASEPs with a shared reservoir of particles

Phys. Rev. E 85, 011142 (2012) (* and ^=equal contribution)


Non-equilibrium dynamics of an active colloidal "chucker"

J. Chem. Phys. 132, 204904 (2010) (*=equal contribution).


Nucleation in a sheared two-dimensional Ising model: effects of external field (Conference Proceeding)

Progress of Theoretical Physics Supplement 175, 144 (2008).


Homogeneous nucleation under shear in a two-dimensional Ising model: cluster growth, coalescence and breakup

J. Chem. Phys. 129, 134704 (2008)


Complexation and phase behavior of oppositely charged polyelectrolyte/macroion systems

Langmuir 20, 1997 (2004).


Phase behaviour of oppositely charged polymer/surfactant mixtures

Europhys. Lett. 64, 468 (2003).


C12E2 reverse micelle: A molecular dynamics study.

Langmuir 16, 10547 (2000).


Sedimentation equilibria of colloidal hard rod dispersions.

PhysChemComm 2, 30 (1999).