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    2017

  1. Chen He, Trung D. Nguyen, Kedy Edme, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, and Emily A. Weiss, "Noncovalent Control of the Electrostatic Potential of Quantum Dots through the Formation of Interfacial Ion Pairs" J. Am. Chem. Soc. Article ASAP (2017); DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b05501
  2. Mary Wang, Jeffrey Brodin, Jaime Millan, Soyoung Seo, Martin Girard, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, Byeongdu Lee, and Chad Mirkin, "Altering DNA-Programmable Colloidal Crystallization Paths by Modulating Particle Repulsion" Nanoletters, Accepted (2017); DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b02502
  3. Zhilin Yu, Aykut Erbas, Faifan Tantakitti, Liam C. Palmer, Joshua A. Jackman, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, Nam-Joon Cho, and Samuel I. Stupp, "Co-Assembly of Peptide Amphiphiles (PAs) and Lipids into Supramolecular Nanostructures" J. Am. Chem. Phys. 139, 7823-7830 (2017) DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b02058
  4. Julia. H. Ortony, Baofu Qiao, Christina J. Newcomb, Timothy J. Keller, Liam C. Palmer, Elad Deiss-Yehiely, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, Songi Han and Samuel I. Stupp, "Water Dynamics from the Surface to the Interior of a Supramolecular Nanostructure" JACS, In Press; DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b02969
  5. Martin Girard, Trung Dac Nguyen, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz, “Field representation of coarse-grained anisotropic potentials for molecular dynamics” Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, Submitted.
  6. Meng Shen, Honghao Li, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz, “Surface polarization effects on ion-containing emulsions” Physical Review Letters, Submitted
  7. Victor A. Pryamitsyn, Ha-Kyung Kwon, Johannes W. Zwanikken, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz, “Anomalous phase behavior of ionic polymer blends and ionic copolymers” Macromolecules, in press; DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b00523
  8. Elad Deiss-Yehiely, Julia H. Ortony, Baofu Qiao, Samuel I. Stupp, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, "Ion Condensation onto Self-Assembled Nanofibers" Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 2017, 55, 901-906.
  9. Martin Girard, Jaime A. Millan, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz, "DNA-driven assembly: from polyhedra nanoparticles to proteins" Annual Review of Materials Research 47 (1), (2017); DOI: 10.1146/annurev-matsci-070616-124201
  10. Joshua McCellan Dempster, Pablo Vazquez-Montejo and Monica Olvera de la Cruz, "Contractile actuation and dynamical gel assembly of paramagnetic filaments in fast precessing fields". Physical Review E, Phys. Rev. E 95, 052606 (2017); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.95.052606
  11. Ha-Kyung Kwon, Victor A. Pryamitsyn, Jos W. Zwanikken, Kenneth R. Shull and Monica Olvera de la Cruz, "Solubility and interfacial segregation of salts in ternary polyelectrolyte blends". Soft Matter 13, 4830-4840 (2017); DOI: 10.1039/C7SM00570A
  12. Ramsey I. Kamar, Edward J. Banigan, Aykut Erbas, Rebecca D. Giuntoli, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, Reid C. Johnson and John F. Marko, "Facilitated dissociation of transcription factors from single DNA binding sites" PNAS, 114, E3251–E3257 (2017); DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1701884114
  13. Abelardo Ramirez-Hernandez, Su-Mi Hur, Julio C. Armas-Perez, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, and Juan J. de Pablo, " Demixing by a Nematic Mean Field: Coarse-Grained Simulations of Liquid Crystalline Polymers". Polymers 9(3):88 (2017); DOI: 10.3390/polym9030088
  14. Changrui Gao, Honghao Li, Yue Li, Sumit Kewalramani, Liam C. Palmer, Vinayak P. Dravid, Samuel I. Stupp, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, and Michael J. Bedzyk, "Electrostatic Control of Polymorphism in Charged Amphiphile Assemblies" Journal of Physical Chemistry B 121(7):1623-1628 (2017); DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.6b11602
  15. Janet R. McMillan, Jeffrey D. Brodin, Jaime A. Millan, Byeongdu Lee, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, and Chad A. Mirkin, "Modulating Nanoparticle Superlattice Structure Using Proteins with Tunable Bond Distributions" Journal of the American Chemical Society 139(5):1754-1757 (2017); DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b11893
  16. 2016

  17. Aykut Erbas and Monica Olvera de la Cruz, "Interactions between Polyelectrolyte Gel Surfaces" Macromolecules, 49, 9026-9034 (2016); DOI: 10.1021/acs.macomol.6b01416.
  18. Honghao Li, Aykut Erbas, Jos Zwanikken and Monica Olvera de la Cruz, "Ionic Conductivity in Polyelectrolyte Hydrogels" Macromolecules, 49, 9239-9246 (2016); DOI: 10.1021/acs/macromol.6b01276.
  19. Guillermo I. Guerrero-Garcia, Francisco J. Solis, Kalyan Raidongia, Andrew R. Koltonow, Jiaxing X. Huang, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, "Control of Selective Ion Transfer across Liquid-Liquid Interfaces: A Rectifying Heterojunction Based on Immiscible Electrolytes" ACS Central Science, 2, 11, 857-866 (2016); DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.6b00266
  20. Matthew N. O'Brien, Hai-Xin Lin, Martin Girard, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, and Chad A. Mirkin, "Programming Colloidal Crystal Habit with Anisotropic Nanoparticle Building Blocks and DNA Bonds" Journal of the American Chemical Society 138(44):14562-14565 (2016); DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b09704
  21. Saijie Pan, Niels Boon, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz, "Liquid Crystal Phase Transition in Epitaxial Monolayers of DNA-Functionalized Nanoparticle Superlattices" Acs Nano 10(11):9948-9956 (2016); DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.6b04115
  22. Matthew N. O'Brien, Martin Girard, Hai-Xin Lin, Jaime A. Millan, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, Byeongdu Lee, and Chad A. Mirkin, "Exploring the zone of anisotropy and broken symmetries in DNA-mediated nanoparticle crystallization". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113(38):10485-10490 (2016); DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1611808113
  23. Saijie Pan, Ting I.N.G. Li, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz, "Molecular Dynamics Simulation of DNA-Directed Assembly of Nanoparticle Superlattices Using Patterned Templates". Journal of Polymer Science Part B-Polymer Physics 54(17):1687-1692 (2016); DOI: 10.1002/polb.24073
  24. Zhenwei Yao and Monica Olvera de la Cruz, "Ordered Self-Similar Patterns in Anisotropic Stochastic Growth" Journal of Physical Chemistry B 120(26):5960-5965 (2016); DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.6b01789
  25. Monica Olvera de la Cruz, "Mesoscale Studies of Ionic Closed Membranes with Polyhedral Geometries" APL Materials, 4, 061102 (2016); DOI: 10.1063/1.4953570.
  26. Joshua Dempster and Monica Olvera de la Cruz, "Aggregation of Heterogeneously Charged Colloids" ACS Nano, 10, 5909-15 (2016); DOI:10.1021/acsnano.6b01218.
  27. Geoffroy Ferru, Benjamin Reinhart, Mrinal K. Bera, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, Baofu Qiao, Ross J. Ellis, “The Lanthanide Contraction beyond Coordination Chemistry” Chemistry - A European Journal, 22, 6899-6904 (2016); DOI: 10.1002/chem.201601032.
  28. Shuangping Liu, Zhenwei Yao, Kevin Chiou, Samuel I. Stupp and Monica Olvera de la Cruz, "Emergent perversions in the Buckling of Heterogeneous Elastic Strips" PNAS, 113, 7100-7105 (2016); DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1605621113.
  29. Sumit Kewalramani, Guillermo I. Guerrero-García, Liane M. Moreau, Jos W. Zwanikken, Chad A. Mirkin, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, and Michael J. Bedzyk, Electrolyte-Mediated Assembly of Charged Nanoparticles ACS Central Science, 2, 219-224 (2016); DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.6b00023.
  30. Zhenwei Yao and Monica Olvera de la Cruz, "Electrostatics-Driven Hierarchical Buckling of Charged Flexible Ribbons" Physical Review Letters, 116, 148101 (2016); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.148101.
  31. Faifan Tantakitti, Job Boekhoven, Xin Wang, Roman V. Kazantsev, Tao Yu, Jiahe Li, Ellen Zhuang, Roya Zandi, Julia H. Ortony, Christina J. Newcomb, Liam C. Palmer, Gajendra S. Shekhawat, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, George C. Schatz & Samuel I. Stupp, "Energy landscapes and functions of supramolecular systems" Nature Materials, 15, 469-476 (2016); DOI: 10.1038/nmat4538.
  32. Aykut Erbas and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Morphology-Enhanced Conductivity in Dry Ionic Liquids" Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18, 6441-6450 (2016); DOI: 10.1039/C5CP07090B.
  33. Taner Aytun, Peter Santos, Carson Bruns, Dongxu Huang, Andrew Koltonow, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, Samuel Stupp, Self-Assembling Tripodial Small-Molecule Donors for Heterojunction Solar Cells Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120, 3602-3611 (2016); DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b10064.
  34. Nanjia Zhou, Alexander S. Dudnik, Ting I.N.G. Li, Eric F. Manley, Thomas J. Aldrich, Peijun Guo, Hsueh-Chung Liao, Zhihua Chen, Lin X. Chen, Robert P.H. Chang, Antonio Facchetti, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, and Tobin J. Marks, "All-Polymer Solar Cell Performance Optimized via Systematic Molecular Weight Tuning of Both Donor and Acceptor Polymers" Journal of the American Chemical Society 138(4):1240-1251 (2016); DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b10735
  35. Jiaye Su, Zhenwei Yao and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Vesicle Geometries Enabled by Dynamically Trapped States" ACS Nano, 10, 2287-2294 (2016); DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.5b06991.
  36. Carolyn R. Berozzi, Christopher J. Chang, Benjamin G. Davis, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, David A. Tirrell and Dongyuan Zhao "Grand Challenges in Chemistry for 2016 and Beyond" ACS Central Science, 2, 1-3 (2016).
  37. M. K. Bera, B. Qiao, S. Seifert, B. P. Burton-Pye, M. Olvera de la Cruz and M. R. Antonio "Aggregation of Heteropolyanions in Aqueous Solutions Exhibiting Short-Range Attractions and Long-Range Repulsions" J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 1317-1327 (2016); DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b10609.
  38. Gabriel S. Longo, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, & Igal Szleifer, "Controlling swelling/deswelling of stimuli-responsive hydrogel nanofilms in electric fields". Soft Matter 12(40):8359-8366 (2016); DOI: 10.1039/c6sm01172a
  39. 2015

  40. Ting. I.N.G. Li and Monica Olvera de la Cruz, “Surface energy fluctuation effects in single crystals of DNA-functionalized nanoparticles” J. Chem. Phys. 144, 039901 (2016); DOI: 10.1063/1.4940435.
  41. Baofu Qiao, Geoffroy Ferru, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, and Ross J. Ellis, "Molecular Origins of Mesoscale Ordering in a Metalloamphiphile Phase" ACS Central Science 1, 493 (2015).
  42. Yufei Jing, Vikram Jadhao, Jos W. Zwanikken and Monica Olvera de la Cruz, "Ionic Structure in Liquids Confined by Dielectric Interfaces" J. Chem. Phys. 143, 194508 (2015); DOI: 10.1063/1.4935704.
  43. Joshua M. Dempster, Rui Zhang, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz. “Self-replication with magnetic dipolar colloids” Physical Review E, 92, 042305 (2015); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.92.042305.
  44. Rebecca D. Giuntoli, Nora B. Linzer, Edward J. Banigan, Charles E. Sing, Monica Olvera d ela Cruz, John S. Graham, Reid C. Johnson, and John F. Marko. “DNA-Segment-Facilitated Dissociation of Fis and NHP6A from DNA Detected via Single-Molecule Mechanical Response” Journal of Molecular Biology, 427, 3123-3136 (2015); DOI: 10.1016/j.jmb.2015.07.015.
  45. Ha-Kyung Kwon, Jos W. Zwanikken, Kenneth R. Shull and Monica Olvera de la Cruz. "Theorectical Analysis of Multiple Phase Coexistence in Polyelectrolyte Blends" Macromolecules, 48, 6008-6015 (2015); DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b00901.
  46. Aykut Erbas and Monica Olvera de la Cruz. "Energy conversion in Polyelectrolyte Hydrogels" ACS Mac. Lett., 4, 857-861 (2015); DOI: 10.1021/acsmaclett.5b00363
  47. Ryan V. Thaner, Youngeun Kim, Ting I.N.G. Li, Robert J. MacFarlane, SonBinh T. Nguyen, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, Chad A. Mirkin. Entropy-Driven Crystallization Behavior in DNA-Mediated Nanoparticle Assembly Nano Letters, 15, 5545-5551 (2015); DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b02129.
  48. Niels Boon, Ivan Guerrero-Garcia, Rene van Roij, Monica Olvera de la Cruz. "Effective Charges and Virial Pressure of Concentrated Macroion Solutions" PNAS, 112, 9242-9246 (2015); DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1511798112.
  49. Nicolas E. Jackson, Kevin L. Kohlstedt, Brett M. Savoie, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, George C. Schatz, Mark A. Ratner. "Conformational Order in Aggregates of Conjugated Polymers" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 137, 6254-6262 (2015); DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b00493.
  50. Pratik S. Randeria, Matthew R. Jones, Kevin L. Kohlstedt, Resham J. Banga, Monica Olvera de la cruz, George C. Schatz, Chad A. Mirkin, “What controls the hybridization of spherical nucleic acids?” Journal of the American Chemical Scoiety, 137, 3486-89 (2015); DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b00670 2.
  51. Vikram Jadhao, Zhenwei W. Yao, Creighton K. Thomas, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, “Coulomb energy of uniformly charged spheroidal shell systems” Physical review E, 91, 032305 (2015).
  52. Charles E. Sing, Jos. W. Zwanikken, Monica olvera de la Cruz, “Theory of melt polyelectrolyte blends and block copolymers: Phase behavior, surface tension and microphase periodicity” Journal of Chemical Physics, 142, 034902 (2015); DOI: 10.1063/1.4905830 4.
  53. Niels Boon and Monica Olvera de la Cruz. "'Soft' Amplifier Circuits Based on Field-Effect Ionic Transistors" Soft Matter, 11, 4793-4798 (2015); DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00573F.
  54. Andrea Liu, Gary S. Grest, Cristina M. Marchetti, Gregory M. Grason, Mark O. Robbins, Glenn H. Fredrickson, Michael Rubinstein, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, “Opportunities in theoretical and computational polymeric materials and soft matter” Soft Matter, 11, 2326-32 (2015); DOI: 10.1039/c4sm02344g.
  55. 2014

  56. Zhenwei Yao and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Dynamics of vacancies in two-dimensional Lennard-Jones crystals" Phys. Rev. E, 90, 062318 (2014); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.90.062318.
  57. Gabriel S. Longo , Monica Olvera de la Cruz and Igal Szleifer "Equilibrium Adsorption of Hexahistidine on pH-Responsive Hydrogel Nanofilms"  Langmuir, 30, 15335-15344 (2014); DOI: 10.1021/la504038.
  58. Zaven Ovanesyan, Bharat Medasani, Marcia O. Fenley, Guillermo Ivan Guerrero Garcia, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, Marcelo Marucho, “Excluded Volume and Ion-Ion Correlation effects on the Ionic Atmosphere Around B-DNA Theory, Simulations and Experiments” J. Chem. Phys, 141, 225103 (2014); DOI: 10.1063/1.4902407.
  59. Liam C. Palmer, Cheuk-Yui Leung, Sumit Kewalramani, Rohan Kumthekar, Christina J. Newcomb, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, Michael J. Bedzyk, Samuel I. Stupp “Long-Range Ordering of Highly Charged Self-Assembled Nanofilaments” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136, 14377-14380 (2014); DOI: 10.1021/ja50825191.
  60. Mario Tagliazucchi, Xing Li, Monica Olvera de la Cruz and Igal Szleifer "Self-Organized Polyelectrolyte End-Grafted Layers Under Nanoconfinement" ACS Nano, 8, 9998-10008 (2014); DOI: 10.1021/nn502008x.
  61. Gabriel S. Longo, Monica Olvera de la Cruz and Igal Szleifer, "Non-monotonic swelling of surface grafted hydrogels induced by pH and/or salt concentration" J Chem Phys. 141, 124909  (2014); DOI: 10.1063/1.4896562.
  62. Vikram Jadhao, Creighton K. Thomas and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Electrostatics-driven shape transitions in soft shells" Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (2014); DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1413986111.
  63. Charles E. Sing and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Polyelectrolyte Blends and Nontrivial Behavior in Effective Flory-Huggins Parameters" ACS Macro Letters, 3, 698-702 (2014); DOI: 10.1021/mz500202n.
  64. Guillermo Ivan Guerrero-Garcia, Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Polarization Effects of Dielectric Nanoparticles in Aqueous Charge-Asymmetric Electrolytes” J. Phys. Chem. B  118, 8854-8862 (2014); DOI: 10.1021/jp5045173.
  65. Brett M. Savoie, Kevin L. Kohlstedt, Nicolas E. Jackson, Lin X. Chen, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, George C. Schatz, Tobin J. Marks and Mark A. Ratner "Mesoscale molecular network formation in amorphous organic materials" PNAS, 111, 10055-10060 (2014); DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1409514111.
  66. Charles E. Sing, Jos W. Zwanikken and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Electrostatic control of block copolymer morphology" Nature Materials 13, 694 (2014); DOI: 10.1038/nmat4001.
  67. Baofu Qiao, Thomas Demars, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, and Ross J. Ellis “How Hydrogen Bonds Affect the Growth of Reverse Micelles Around Coordinating Metal Ions” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 5 (8), 1440-1444 (2014); DOI: 10.1021/jz500495p.
  68. Zhenwei Yao and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Polydispersity-driven topological defects as order-restoring excitations" PNAS 11, 5094-9 (2014); DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1403679111.
  69. Charles E. Sing,  Monica Olvera de la Cruz,  and John F. Marko “Multiple-binding-site mechanism explains concentration-dependent unbinding rates of DNA-binding proteins” Nucleic Acids Research 42 (6), 3783-91 (2014); DOI:10.1093/nar/gkt1327.
  70. Rui Zhang, David A. Walker, Bartosz A. Grzybowski, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Accelerated self-replication under non-equilibrium, periodic energy delivery" Angewandte Chemie (2014): DOI: 10.1002/anie.201307339.
  71. Evelyn Auyeung, Ting I. N. G. Li, Andrew J. Senesi, Abrin L. Schmucker, Bridget C. Pals, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, and Chad A. Mirkin “DNA-mediated nanoparticle crystallization into Wulff polyhedra” Nature  505, 73–77 (2014); DOI: 10.1038/nature12739.
  72. Francisco Hidalgo,  Cecilia Noguez and  Monica Olvera de la Cruz  “Metallic influence on the atomic structure and optical activity of ligand-protected nanoparticles: a comparison between Ag and Au” Nanoscale” Nanoscale 6, 3325-3334 (2014); DOI: 10.1039/C3NR06202C.
  73. Rui Zhang, Joshua M. Dempster, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Self- replication in colloids with asymmetric interaction" Soft Matter (2013): DOI:10.1039/C3SM52501E.
  74. Zhenwei Yao and Monica Olvera de la Cruz “Ruled surface underlying KcsA potassium channels” Soft Matter 10, 540 – 543 (2014); DOI: 10.1039/C3SM52612G.
  75. 2013

  76. Charles E. Sing, Jos W. Zwanikken, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Ion Correlation-Induced Phase Separation in Polyelectrolyte Blends" ACS Macro Letters 2, 1042-1046 (2013); DOI: 10.1021/mz400511r.
  77. Zhenwei Yao, Baofu Qiao and Monica Olvera de la Cruz “Potassium ions in the cavity of a KcsA channel model” Phys. Rev. E 88, 062712 (2013). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.88.062712.
  78. Subas Dhakal, Kevin L. Kohlstedt, George C. Schatz, Chad A. Mirkin, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Growth Dynamics for DNA-Guided Nanoparticle Crystallization" ACS Nano, 7, 10948-10959 (2013); DOI: 10.1021/nn404476f.
  79. Sumit Kewalramani, Jos W. Zwanikken, Robert J. Macfarlane, Cheuk-Yui Leung, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, Chad A. Mirkin, and Michael J. Bedzyk "Counterion distribution surrounding spherical nucleic-Au nanoparticle conjugates probed by small-angle x-ray scattering" ACS Nano, 7, 11301-11309 (2013); DOI: 10.1021/nn405109z.
  80. Guillermo Guerrero-García, Pedro González Mozuelos, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Large counterions boost the solubility and renormalized charge of suspended nanoparticles" ACS Nano, 7, 9714-9723  (2013): DOI: 10.1021/nn404477b.
  81. Francisco Solis, Vikram Jadhao and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Generating true minima in constrained variational formulations via modified Lagrange multipliers" Phys. Rev. E 88, 053306  (2013); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.88.053306.
  82. Azita Parsaeian, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, and John F. Marko "Binding-rebinding dynamics of proteins interacting nonspecifically with a long DNA molecule" Phys. Rev. E 88, 040703(R) (2013); DOI:10.1103/PhysRevE.88.040703.
  83. Charles E. Sing, Jos W. Zwanikken, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Interfacial behavior in polyelectrolyte blends: Hybrid liquid-state integral equation and self-consistent field theory study" Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 168303 (2013); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.168303.
  84. Cheuk-Yui Leung, Liam C. Palmer, Sumit Kewalramani, Baofu Qiao, Samuel I. Stupp, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, and Michael J. Bedzyk “Crystalline polymorphism induced by charge regulation in ionic membranes” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 110(41), 16309-16314 (2013); DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1316150110.
  85. Baofu Qiao and Monica Olvera de la Cruz “Driving Force for Water Permeation Across Lipid Membranes” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 4, 3233–3237 (2013); DOI: 10.1021/jz401730s.
  86. Srikanth Patala, Laurence Marks and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Thermodynamic Analysis of Multiply Twinned Particles: Surface Stress Effects" J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 4, 3089–3094 (2013); DOI: 10.1021/jz401496d.
  87. Zhenwei Yao and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Topological defects in flat geometry: The role of density inhomogeneity" Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 115503  (2013); DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.115503.
  88. Pedro Gonzalez-Mozuelos, Guillermo Ivan Guerrero-Garcia and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "An exact method to obtain effective electrostatic interactions from computer simulations: The case of effective charge amplification" J. Chem. Phys. 139, 064709 (2013); DOI:10.1063/1.4817776.
  89. Vikram Jadhao, Francisco Solis and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Free-energy functionals of the electrostatic potential for Poisson-Boltzmann theory" Phys. Rev. E 88, 022305 (2013); 10.1103/PhysRevE.88.022305.
  90. Nicholas E. Jackson, Brett M. Savoie, Kevin L. Kohlstedt, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, George Schatz, Lin X. Chen and Mark A. Ratner "Controlling conformations of conjugated polymers and small molecules: The role of nonbonding interaction" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135(28), 10475-10483 (2013); DOI: 10.1021/ja403667s.
  91. Charles E. Sing, Jos W. Zwanikken and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Effect of ion-ion correlations on polyelectrolyte gel collapse and reentrant swelling" Macromolecules 46(12), 5053-5065 (2013); DOI: 10.1021/ma400372p.
  92. Ting I.N.G. Li, Rastko Sknepnek and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Thermally Active Hybridization Drives the Crystallization of DNA-functionalized Nanoparticles" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 8535-8541(2013), DOI: 10.1021/ja312644h.
  93.  Guillermo Ivan Guerrero-Garcia, Yufei Jing and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Enhancing and reversing the electric field at the oil/water interface with size-asymmetric monovalent ions" Soft Matter 9, 6046-6052 (2013), DOI: 10.1039/C3SM50753J.
  94. Baofu Qiao and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Driving Force for Crystallization of Anionic Lipid Membranes Revealed by Atomistic Simulations" J. Phys. Chem. B 117 (17), 5073-5080 (2013), DOI: 10.1021/jp401767c.
  95. Zhenwei Yao and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Electrostatic repulsion-driven crystallization model arising from filament networks" Phys. Rev. E 87, 042605 (2013); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.87.042605.
  96. Rui Zhang, Prateek K. Jha, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Non-equilibrium ionic assemblies of oppositely charged nanoparticles" Soft Matter 9, 5042-5051 (2013) DOI:10.1039/C3SM27529A.
  97. Gabriel S. Longo, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, and I. Szleifer "pH-Controlled Nano-Aggregation in Amphiphilic Polymer Conetworks" ACS Nano 7 (3), 2693-2704 (2013), DOI: 10.1021/nn400130c.
  98. Jos Zwanikken and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Tunable soft structure in charged fluids confined by dielectric interface" Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 110, 5301-5308 (2013), DOI:10.1073/pnas.1302406110.
  99. Vikram Jadhao, Francisco J. Solis, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "A variational formulation of electrostatics in a medium with spatially varying dielectric permittivity" J. Chem. Phys 138, 054119  (2013) DOI:10.1063/1.4789955.
  100. Chloe M. Funkhouser, Rastko Sknepnek, Takeshi Shimi, Anne E. Goldman, Robert D. Goldman, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Mechanical Model of Blebbing in Nuclear Lamin Meshworks" Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 110 (9) 3248-3253 (2013), DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1300215110.
  101. Kevin Kohlstedt, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, and George Schatz "Controlling orientational order in 1-D assemblies of multivalent triangular prisms" J. Phys. Chem. Letters 4, 203-208 (2013), DOI:10.1021/jz301953k.
  102. Srikanth Patala, Laurence D. Marks, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Elastic Strain Energy Effects in Faceted Decahedral Nanoparticles" J. Phys. Chem. C 114, 1485-1494 (2013), DOI:10.1021/jp310045g.
  103. Zhenwei Yao and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Packing of Charged Chains on Toroidal Geometries" Phys. Rev. E 87, 012603 (2013).
  104. J. W. Zwanikken "Electrostatics of Soft and Disordered Matter" Proceedings of the CECAM Workshop New challenges in Electrostatics of Soft and Disordered Matter, Eds. D. S. Dean, J. Dobnikar, A. Naji, and R. Podgornik (Pan Stanford, 2013 in press).
  105. Creighton K. Thomas and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Theory and simulations of crystalline control via salinity and pH in ionizable membranes" Soft Matter 9 (2), 429 - 434 (2013) DOI:10.1039/C2SM26960K.
  106. Guillermo Ivan Guerrero-Garcia and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Inversion of the Electric Field at the Electrified Liquid−Liquid Interface" J. Chem. Theory Comput. 9, 1-7 (2013), DOI:10.1021/ct300673m.
  107. Chloe M. Funkhouser, Rastko Sknepnek, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Topological defects in the buckling of elastic membranes" Soft Matter 9, 60-68 (2013) DOI:10.1039/C2SM26607E.
  108. 2012

  109. Cheuk-Yui Leung, Liam Palmer, Bao Fu Qiao, Sumit Kewalramani, Rastko Sknepnek, Christina Newcomb, Megan Greenfield, Graziano Vernizzi, Samuel Stupp, Michael Bedzyk, and Monica  Olvera de la Cruz "Molecular Crystallization Controlled by pH Regulates Mesoscopic Membrane Morphology" ACS Nano 6, 10901-10909 (2012), DOI: 10.1021/nn304321w.
  110. Prateek K. Jha, Vladimir Kuzovkov, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulations of Flow-Assisted Polymerization" ACS Macro Letters 1, 1393-1397 (2012) DOI:10.1021/mz300601b.
  111. Vikram Jadhao, Francisco J. Solis, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Simulation of charged systems in heterogeneous dielectric media via a true energy functional" Phys. Rev. Letters 109, 223905 (2012) DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.223905.
  112. Zhenwei Yao, Rastko Sknepnek, Creighton Thomas, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Shapes of pored membranes" Soft Matter 8, 11613-11619 (2012) DOI:10.1039/C2SM26608C.
  113. Rastko Sknepnek, Graziano Vernizzi, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Charge renormalization of bilayer elastic properties" J. Chem. Phys. 137, 104905 (2012), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4751481.
  114. Matthew F. Demers, Rastko Sknepnek, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Curvature-driven effective attraction in multicomponent membranes" Phys. Rev. E 86, 021504 (2012), DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.86.021504.
  115. Kuo-An Wu, Prateek K. Jha, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Pattern Selection in Polyelectrolyte Gels by Nonlinear Elasticity" Macromolecules 45, 6652-6657 (2012), DOI: 10.1021/ma301549q.
  116. Prateek K. Jha, Jos Zwanikken, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Understanding Swollen-Collapsed and Re-entrant Transitions in Polyelectrolyte Nanogels by a Modified Donnan Theory" Soft Matter 8 (37), 9519-9522 (2012), DOI: 10.1039/c2sm26341f.
  117. S. Dhakal, F.J. Solis and M. Olvera de la Cruz “Nematic liquid crystals on spherical surfaces: Control of defect configurations by temperature, density, and rod shape” Phys. Rev. E 86, 011709 (2012); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.86.011709.
  118. Rastko Sknepnek and Monica Olvera de la Cruz “Nonlinear elastic model for faceting of vesicles with soft grain boundaries” Phys. Rev. E 85, 050501(R) (2012); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.85.050501.
  119. Ting I.N.G. Li, Rastko Sknepnek, Robert J. Macfarlane, Chad A. Mirkin and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Modeling the Crystallization of Spherical Nucleic Acid Nanoparticle Conjugates with Molecular Dynamics Simulations" Nano Letters 12(5), 2509-2514 (2012); DOI: 10.1021/nl300679e.
  120. K.I. Popov, R.J. Nap, I. Szleifer and M. Olvera de la Cruz “Interacting Nano-Particles with Functional Surface Groups” J. Pol. Science B: Polymer Physics 50, 852-862 (2012); DOI: 10.1002/polb.23077.
  121. J. Su, M. Olvera de la Cruz and H. Guo "Solubility and Transport of Cationic and Anionic Patterned Nanoparticles" Phys. Rev. E 85, 011504 (2012); DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.85.011504.
  122. G. S. Longo, M. Olvera de la Cruz, I. Szleifer “Molecular Theory of Weak Polyelectrolyte Thin Films” Soft Matter 8 (5), 1344-1354 (2012); DOI: 10.1039/c1sm06708g.
  123. Prateek K. Jha, Vladimir Kuzovkov, Bartosz A. Grzybowski and Monica Olvera de la Cruz “Dynamic Self- Assembly of Photo-Switchable Nanoparticles” Soft Matter 8, 227-234 (2012); DOI: 10.1039/c1sm06662e.
  124. 2011

  125. Guillermo Ivan Guerrero-Garcıa, Pedro Gonzalez-Mozuelos, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz “Potential of mean force between identical charged nanoparticles immersed in a size-asymmetric monovalent electrolyte” J. Chem. Phys. 135(16), 164705 (2011);  DOI:10.1063/1.3656763.
  126. R. Sknepnek, G. Vernizzi, and M. Olvera de la Cruz “Buckling of multicomponent elastic shells with line tension” Soft Matter 8, 636 (2012);  DOI:10.1039/C1SM06325A.
  127. Jos W. Zwanikken, Peijun Guo, Chad A. Mirkin, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz “The local ionic environment around polyvalent nucleic acid-functionalized nanoparticles” J. Phys. Chem. C 115 (33), 16368-16373 (2011)(doi:10.1021/jp205583j).
  128. Guillermo Ivan Guerrero-Garcia, Enrique Gonzalez-Tovar, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz “Entropic effects in the electric double layer of model colloids with size-asymmetric monovalent ions” J. Chem. Phys. 135, 054701 (2011). DOI:10.1063/1.3622046.
  129. Jos W. Zwanikken, Prateek K. Jha, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz “A practical integral equation for the structure and thermodynamics of hard sphere Coulomb fluids” J. Chem. Phys. 135, 064106 (2011). DOI:10.1063/1.3624809.
  130. V.N. Kuzovkov, E.A. Kotomin, and M. Olvera de la Cruz “The non-equilibrium charge screening effects in diffusion-driven systems with pattern formation” J. Chem. Phys. 135, 034702 (2011); DOI:10.1063/1.3613622.
  131. Prateek K. Jha, Jos W. Zwanikken, Juan J. de Pablo, Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Electrostatic Control of Nanoscale Phase Behavior of Polyelectrolyte Networks" Current Opinion in Solid State & Materials Science 15(6), 271-276 (2011).
  132. G. Vernizzi, G. I. Guerrero-Garcia, and M. Olvera de la Cruz “Coulomb interactions in charged fluids” Phys. Rev. E 84, 016707 (2011).
  133. R. Sknepnek, G. Vernizzi, and M. Olvera de la Cruz “Shape change of nano-containers via a reversible ionic buckling” Phys. Rev. Lett., 106, 215504 (2011). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.215504.
  134. G. Vernizzi, D. Zhang, and M. Olvera de la Cruz "Structural phase transitions and mechanical properties of binary ionic colloidal crystals at interfaces" Soft Matter, 7, 6285-6293, (2011). DOI:10.1039/C0SM01554G.
  135. Prateek K. Jha, Jos W. Zwanikken, Francois A. Detcheverry, Juan J. de Pablo, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz “Study of Volume Phase Transitions in Polymeric Nanogels by Theoretically Informed Coarse-Grained Simulations" Soft Matter, 7, 5965-5975 (2011) DOI:10.1039/C1SM05264K.
  136. S. Swaminathan, F. Solis, M. Olvera de la Cruz "Conformation and mechanical properties of closed diblock fibers" Phys. Rev. E 83, 061912 (2011). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.83.061912.
  137. Doris Grillo, Monica Olvera de la Cruz and Igal Szleifer "Theoretical Studies of the Phase Behavior of DPPC Bilayers in the Presence of Macroions" Soft Matter 7, 4672-4679 (2011). DOI:10.1039/C1SM05061C.
  138. G. Vernizzi, R. Sknepnek, and M. Olvera de la Cruz "Platonic and Archimedean geometries in multi- component elastic membranes" Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 108, 4292-4296 (2011) (DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1012872108).
  139. Peijun Guo, Rastko Sknepnek, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Electrostatic driven ridge formation on nanoparticles coated with charged end group ligands" J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 6484-6490 (2011). DOI: 10.1021/jp201598k.
  140. David A. Walker, Bartlomiej Kowalczyk, Monica Olvera de la Cruz and Bartosz A. Grzybowski "Electrostatics at the Nanoscale" Nanoscale 3, 1316-1344 (2011) (DOI: 10.1039/C0NR00698J).
  141. J. M. Deutsch and M. Olvera de la Cruz "Density fluctuations of polymers in disordered media" Phys. Rev. E 83, 031801 (2011). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.83.031801.
  142. F. J. Solis, G. Vernizzi and M. Olvera de la Cruz "Electrostatic driven pattern formation in fibers, nanotubes and pores" Soft Matter 7, 1456 - 1466, 2011 (DOI:10.1039/C0SM00706D).
  143. G. Longo, M. Olvera de la Cruz, I. Szleifer "Molecular theory of weak polyelectrolyte gels: The role of pH and salt concentration" Macromolecules 44, 147-158 (2011) DOI: 10.1021/ma102312y.
  144. 2010

  145. M. Donakowski, J. Godbe, R. Sknepnek, K. Knowles, M. Olvera de la Cruz, and E. Weiss, "A Quantitative Description of the Binding Equilibria of para-Substituted Aniline Ligands and CdSe Quantum Dots" J. Phys. Chem. C 114, 897 (2010) DOI: 10.1021/jp109381r.
  146. Jos W. Zwanikken and Monica Olvera de la Cruz “Correlated electrolyte solutions and ion-induced attractions between nanoparticles” Phys. Rev. E 82 050401(R) (2010) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.82.050401.
  147. Kuo-An Wu, Prateek K. Jha, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz "Control of Nanophases in Polyelectrolyte Gels by Salt Addition" Macromolecules 43, 9160-9167 (2010) DOI: 10.1021/ma101726v.
  148. Prateek K. Jha, Rastko Sknepnek, Guillermo Ivan Guerrero-Garcia, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz “A Graphics Processing Unit Implementation of Coulomb Interaction in Molecular Dynamics” J. Chem. Theory Comput. 6, 3058-3065 (2010) DOI: 10.1021/ct100365c.
  149. W. Kung, P. Gonzalez-Mozuelos, and M. Olvera de la Cruz, "A Minimal Model of Nanoparticle Crystallization in Polar Solvents via Steric Effects" J. Chem Phys. 133, 074704 (2010) DOI: 10.1063/1.3469863.
  150. V. N. Kuzovkov, G. Zvejnieks, E. A. Kotomin and M. Olvera de la Cruz "Microscopic approach to the kinetics of pattern formation of charged molecules on surfaces" Phys. Rev. E. 82, 021602 (2010) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.82.021602.
  151. Shuming Zhang, Megan A. Greenfield, Alvaro Mata, Liam C. Palmer, Ronit Bitton, Jason R. Mantei, Conrado Aparicio, Monica Olvera de la Cruz, Samuel I. Stupp "A Self-Assembly Pathway to Aligned Monodomain Gels" Nature Materials 9, 594-601 (2010) DOI: 10.1038/NMAT2778.
  152. Guillermo Ivan Guerrero-Garcia, Enrique Gonzalez-Tovar, and Monica Olvera de la Cruz, "Effects of Ionic-size Asymmetry around a Charged Nano-particle: Unequal Charge Neutralization and Electrostatic Screening" Soft Matter 6, 2056-65 (2010) DOI: 10.1039/b924438g.
  153. Mario Tagliazucchi, Monica Olvera de la Cruz and Igal Szleifer "Self-organization of grafted polyelectrolyte layers via the coupling of chemical equilibrium and physical interactions" PNAS 107 5300-5305 (2010) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0913340107.
  154. H. Guo and M. Olvera de la Cruz "Compartmentalization and Delivery via Asymmetric Copolymer Monolayers with Swollen or Inverse Swollen Micelles" J. Chem. Phys. 132, 094902 (2010) DOI: 10.1063/1.3340403.
  155. D. Zhang, P. Gonzalez-Mozuleos and M. Olvera de la Cruz "Cluster Formation by Charged Nanoparticles on a Surface in Aqueous Solution" J. Physical Chemistry C 114, 3754-3762 (2010) DOI: 10.1021/jp9085238.
  156. W. Kung, P. Gonzalez-Mozuelos, and M. Olvera de la Cruz, "Nanoparticles in Aqueous Media: Crystallization and Solvation Charge Asymmetry" Soft Matter 6, 331-341 (2010) DOI: 10.1039/b908331f.
  157. Megan A. Greenfield, Jessica R. Hoffman, Monica Olvera de la Cruz and Samuel I. Stupp "Tunable Mechanics of Peptide Nanofiber Gels" Langmuir 26, 3641-3647 (2010) DOI: 10.1021/la9030969.
  158. 2009

  159. De-Wei Yin, M. Olvera de la Cruz and Juan J. de Pablo "Swelling and Collapse of Polyelectrolyte Gels in Equilibrium in Monovalent and Divalent Electrolyte Reservoirs" J. Chem Phys. 131, 194107 (2009) DOI: 10.1063/1.3264950.
  160. K.L. Kohlstedt, G.Vernizzi and M. Olvera de la Cruz "Electrostatics and optimal arrangement of ionic triangular lattices confined to cylindrical fibers" Phys. Rev. E 80 051503 (2009) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.80.051503.
  161. M. A. Greenfield, L. C. Palmer, G. Vernizzi, M. Olvera de la Cruz, and S. I. Stupp “Buckled Membranes in Mixed-Valence Ionic Amphiphile Vesicles” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131, 12030-12031 (2009) DOI: 10.1021/ja903546y.
  162. Prateek K. Jha, Francisco J. Solis, Juan J. de Pablo and M. Olvera de la Cruz “Nonlinear effects in the nanophase segregation of polyelectrolyte gels” Macromolecules, 42, 6284-6289 (2009) DOI: 10.1021/ma901035e.
  163. K.L. Kohlstedt, G.Vernizzi and M. Olvera de la Cruz “Surface patterning of low-dimensional systems: the chirality of charged fibres” J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 21, 424114 (2009); DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/21/42/424114.
  164. P. Gonzalez-Mozuleos and M. Olvera de la Cruz “Asymmetric charge renormalization for nanoparticles in aqueous media”, Phys. Rev. E 79, 031901 (2009) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.79.031901.
  165. G. Vernizzi, K.L. Kohlstedt, and M. Olvera de la Cruz “The Electrostatic Origin of Chiral Patterns on Nanofibers”, Soft Matter 5, 736-739 (2009) DOI: 10.1039/b814583k.
  166. W. Kung, M. Olvera de la Cruz and F. J. Solis “Thermodynamics of ternary electrolytes:Enhanced adsorption of macroions as minority component at liquid interfaces”, J. Chem. Phys. 130, 044502 (2009) DOI: 10.1063/1.3065071.
  167. M. Olvera de la Cruz, A. V. Ermoshkin, M. A. Carignano, and I. Szleifer, “Analytical Theory and Monte Carlo Simulations of Gel formation of Charged Chains”, Soft Matter 5, 629-636 (2009) DOI: 10.1039/b804693j.
  168. 2008

  169. D. Zhang and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Nano-Patterns in Tethered Membranes of Weakly Charged Chains with Hydrophobic Backbones”, Macromolecules, 41, 6612-6614 (2008) DOI: 10.1021/ma8011619.
  170. P. Gonzalez-Mozuleos and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Solvent and nonlinear effects on the charge renormalization of nanoparticles within a molecular electrolyte model ”, Physica A, 387, 5362-5370 (2008) DOI: 10.1016/j.physa.2008.06.003.
  171. M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Electrostatic Control of Self-Organization: the Role of Charge Gradients in Heterogeneous Media”, Soft Matter, 4, 1735 (2008) DOI: 10.1039/B802760A.
  172. M. M. D. R. Lim, Y. S. Velichko, M. Olvera de la Cruz and G. Vernizzi, “Low-Radii Transitions in Co-assembled Cationic-Anionic Cylindrical Aggregates”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 112, 5423-5427 (2008) DOI: 10.1021/jp7105132.
  173. Y. S. Velichko, F.J. Solis and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Ion Condensation Structure on Patterned Surfaces”, J. Chem. Phys. 128, 144706 (2008) DOI: 10.1063/1.2888980.
  174. Y. S. Velichko, S. I. Stupp, and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Molecular Simulation Study of Peptide Amphiphiles Self-Assembly”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 112 (8), 2326 -2334 (2008) DOI: 10.1021/jp074420n.
  175. 2007

  176. W. Kung and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Mediation of long-range attraction selectively between negatively-charged colloids on surfaces by salvation”, J. Chem. Phys. 127, 244907 (2007) DOI: 10.1063/1.2822277.
  177. G. Vernizzi and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Faceting ionic shells into icosahedra via electrostatics”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 104 (47) 18382-86 (2007) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0703431104.
  178. S. M. Loverde and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Asymmetric Charge Patterning on Surfaces and Interfaces: Formation of Hexagonal Domains”, J. Chem. Phys. 127 (1), 164707 (2007) DOI: 10.1063/1.2793038.
  179. I. Erukhimovich and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Phase Equilibria and Charge Fractionation in Polyelectrolyte Solutions”, Journal of Polymer Science B: Polymer Physics 45, 3003-09 (2007) DOI: 10.1002/polb.21300.
  180. K.L. Kohlstedt, F. Solis, G. Vernizzi, and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Spontaneous Chirality via Long-Range Electrostatic Forces”, Phys. Rev Lett. 99, 030602 (2007) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.030602.
  181. S. M. Loverde, F. J. Solis and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Charged Particles on Surfaces: Coexistence of Dilute Phases and Periodic Structures at Interfaces”, Phys. Rev Lett. 98, 237802 (2007) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.237802.
  182. M. D. Lefebvre, H. Guo, M. Olvera de la Cruz and K. R. Shull, “An Interfacial Curvature Map for Homopolymer Interfaces in the Presence of Diblock Copolymers”, Macromolecules 40, 4721-4723 (2007) DOI: 10.1021/ma070722b.
  183. L. Palmer, Y. S. Velichko, M. Olvera de la Cruz and S.I Stupp, “Supramolecular Self-Assembly Codes for Functional Structures”, Phil. Trans. Royal Society A 365, 1413-1625 (2007) DOI: 10.1098//rsta.2007.2024.
  184. A. Kudlay, J. M. Gibbs, G. C. Schatz, S. T. Nguyen and M. Olvera de la Cruz , “Sharp Melting of Polymer-DNA Hybrids: An Associative Phase Separation Approach”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 111, 1610-1619 (2007) DOI: 10.1021/jp0664667.
  185. 2006

  186. Y. S. Velichko and M. Olvera de la Cruz , “Electrostatic attraction between cationic-anionic assemblies with surface compositional heterogeneities”, J. Chem. Phys. 124, 214705-11N (2006) DOI: 10.1063/1.2205854.
  187. S. M. Loverde, Y. S. Velichko and M. Olvera de la Cruz , “Competing interactions in two dimensional Coulomb systems: Surface charge heterogeneities in co-assembled cationic-anionic incompatible mixtures”, J. Chem. Phys. 124, 144702 (2006) DOI: 10.1063/1.2181573.
  188. H. Cheng and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Hydrophobic-Charged Block Copolymer Micelles Induced by Oppositely Charged Surfaces: Salt and pH Dependence”, Macromolecules 39, 1961-1970 (2006) DOI: 10.1021/ma051965b.
  189. H. Cheng, K. Zhang, J. A. Libera, M. Olvera de la Cruz and M. J. Bedzyk , “Polynucleotide Adsorption to Negatively Charged Surfaces in Divalent Salt Solutions”, Biophysical Journal 90, 1164-1174 (2006) DOI: 10.1529/biophysj.105.070649.
  190. 2005

  191. J. A. Libera, H. Cheng, M. Olvera de la Cruz and M. J. Bedzyk , “Direct Observation of Cations and Polynucleotides Explains Polyion Adsorption to Like-Charged Surfaces”, J. Phys. Chem. B 109 23001-23007 (2005) DOI: 10.1021/jp0534941.
  192. H. Guo and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “A Computer Simulation Study of the Segregation of Amphiphiles in Binary Immiscible Matrices: Short asymmetric copolymers in short homopolymers”, J. Chem. Phys. 123, 174903-10 (2005) DOI: 10.1063/1.2084947.
  193. Y. S. Velichko and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Pattern Formation on the Surface of Cationic-Anionic Cylindrical Aggregates", Phys. Rev. E. 72 041920 (2005) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.72.041920.
  194. S. M. Loverde, A. V. Ermoshkin and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Thermodynamics of Reversibly Associating Ideal Chains”, Journal of Polymer Science B: Polymer Physics 43, 796-804 (2005) DOI: 10.1002/polb.20372.
  195. P. Gonzalez-Mozuelos, M. S. Yeom, and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Molecular Structure Effects on the Screening Lengths of Multivalent Electrolytes”, European Physics Journal E 16 (2), 167-178 (2005) DOI: 10.1140/epje/e2005-00018-9.
  196. F. J. Solis, S. I. Stupp and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Charge Induced Pattern Formation on Surfaces: Segregation in Cylindrical Micelles of Cationic-Anionic Peptide-Amphiphiles,” J. Chem. Phys. 122 (5), 054905 (2005) DOI: 10.1063/1.1836732.
  197. 2004

  198. K. A. Smith, J. M. Ottino, and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Encapsulated Drop Breakup in Shear Flow,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 204501 (2004) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.93.204501.
  199. A. Kudlay, A. V. Ermoshkin, and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Complexation of Oppositely Charged polyelectrolytes: Effect of Ion Pair Formation” Macromolecules 37, 9231-9241 (2004) DOI: 10.1021/ma048519t.
  200. A. Kudlay, A. V. Ermoshkin, and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Phase Diagram of Charged Dumbbells: a Random Phase Approximation Approach,” Phys Rev E 70, 021504 (2004) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.70.021504.
  201. A. V. Ermoshkin, A. Kudlay, and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Thermoreversible Crosslinking of Polyelectrolytes Chains,” J. Chem. Phys. 120, 11930-11940 (2004) DOI: 10.1063/1.1753573.
  202. K. A. Smith, J. M. Ottino, and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Dynamics of a Drop at a Fluid Interface Under Shear,” Phys. Rev. E 69 (4), 046302 (2004) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.69.046302.
  203. H. Cheng and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Rod-like Polyelectrolyte Adsorption Onto Charged Surfaces in Monovalent and Divalent salt Solutions,” J. Polymer Science B: Polymer Physics 42 (19), 3642-3653 (2004) DOI: 10.1002/polb.20206.
  204. M. D. Lefebvre, M. Olvera de la Cruz, and K. R. Shull, “Phase Segregation in Gradient Copolymer Melts,” Macromolecules 37, 1118-1123 (2004) DOI: 10.1021/ma035141a.
  205. A. Kudlay and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Precipitation of Oppositely Charged Polyelectrolytes in Salt Solutions,” J. Chem. Phys. 120, 404-412 (2004) DOI: 10.1063/1.1629271.
  206. A. V. Ermoshkin and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Gelation in Strongly Charged Polyelectrolytes,” Journal of Polymer Science B: Polymer Physics 42, 733-921 (2004) DOI: 10.1002/polb.10752.
  207. 2003

  208. A. V. Ermoshkin and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “A Modified Random Phase Approximation of Polyelectrolyte Solutions,” Macromolecules 36, 7824-7832 (2003) DOI: 10.1021/ma034148p.
  209. M. S. Yeom, A. V. Ermoshkin, and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Structure and Thermodynamics of Associating Rods Solutions,” European Physics Journal E 12, 565-572 (2003) DOI: 10.1140/epje/e2004-00028-1.
  210. H. Cheng and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Adsorption of Rod-Like Polyelectrolytes onto Weakly Charged Surfaces,” J. Chem Phys. 119, 12635-12644 (2003) DOI: 10.1063/1.1626630.
  211. A. V. Ermoshkin and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Polyelectrolytes in the Presence of Multivalent Ions: Gelation versus Segregation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 90 (12), 125504 (2003) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.90.125504 DOI: 10.1021/ma010717m.
  212. M. Sayar, M. Olvera de la Cruz, and S. I. Stupp, “Polar Order in Nanostructured Polar Materials,” Europhysics Letters 61 (3): 334-340 (2003).
  213. P. Gonzalez-Mozuelos and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Association in Electrolyte Solution: Rigid Rod Polyelectrolytes in Multivalent Salts,” J. Chem. Phys. 118 (10), 4684-4691 (2003) DOI: 10.1063/1.1543138.
  214. 2002

  215. C. Huang and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Polyelectrolytes in Multivalent Salt Solutions: Monomolecular versus Multimolecular Aggregation,” Macromolecules 35, 976-986 (2002) DOI: 10.1021/ma010717m.
  216. 2001

  217. F. J. Solis and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Flexible Linear Polyelectrolytes in Multivalent Salt Solutions: Solubility Condition” European Physics J. E 4 (2) 143-152 (2001).
  218. F. J. Solis and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Flexible Polymers Also Counterattract,” Physics Today 54: (1) 71-72 (2001) http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1349627.
  219. 2000

  220. K. Mahdi and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Phase Diagrams of Salt-Free Polyelectrolyte Semi-Dilute Solutions,” Macromolecules 33, 7649 (2000) DOI: 10.1021/ma000141d.
  221. M. Sayar, F. J. Solis, M. Olvera de la Cruz, and S. I Stupp, “Competing Interactions among Supramolecular Structures on Surfaces,” Macromolecules 33, 7226 (2000) DOI: 10.1021/ma000734w.
  222. F. J. Solis, M. Olvera de la Cruz, and K. A. Smith, “Hydrodynamic Coarsening of Binary Fluids Mixtures- Reply,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 4408 (2000) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.85.4408.
  223. F. J. Solis and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Flexible Polyelectrolytes in Dense Multivalent Salt Solutions: Solubility Conditions,” European Physics J. Direct E 1 1 (2000) DOI: 10.1007/s101890170123.
  224. F. J. Solis and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Hydrodynamic Coarsening of Binary Fluids Mixtures,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 3350 (2000) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.84.3350.
  225. F. J. Solis and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Collapse of Flexible Polyelectrolytes in Multivalent Salt Solutions,” J. Chem. Phys. 112, 2030 (2000) DOI: 10.1063/1.480763.
  226. K. A. Smith, F. J. Solis, L. Tao, K. Thornton, and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Domain Growth in Ternary Fluids: A level Set Approach,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 91 (2000) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.84.91.
  227. 1999-1990

  228. C. Huang, P. W. Voorhees, and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Interfacial Adsorption in Ternary Alloys,” Acta Mater. 47, 4449 (1999) doi:10.1016/S1359-6454(99)00229-3.
  229. F. J. Solis and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Attractive Interactions Between Rod-like Polyelectrolytes: Polarization, Crystallization, and Packing,” Phys. Rev. E 60, 4496 (1999) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.60.4496.
  230. F. J. Solis, M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Surface -Induced Layer Formation in Polyelectrolytes,” J. Chem Phys, 110, 11518 (1999) DOI: 10.1063/1.479093.
  231. M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Phase Segregation in Copolymer and Homopolymer Multi-Component Mixtures,” in “Structure and Properties of Multi-Phase Polymeric Materials,” Eds. T. Araki, Q. Tran-Cong and M. Shibayama, Marcel Dekker, Inc., (1998).
  232. F. J. Solis and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “A Variational Approach to Necklaces Formation in Polyelectrolytes,” Macromolecules 31, 5502 (1998) DOI: 10.1021/ma971767n.
  233. E. Raspand, M. Olvera de la Cruz, J.L. Sikorav, and F. Livolant, “Precipitation of DNA by polyamines: Polyelectrolyte Behavior,” Biophysical Journal 74, 381 (1998) doi:10.1016/S0006-3495(98)77795-1.
  234. C. Huang, M. Olvera de la Cruz, M. Delsanti, and P. Guenoun, “Charged Micelles in Salt-free Dilute Solutions,” Macromolecules 30, 8019 (1997) DOI: 10.1021/ma9615157.
  235. C. Huang and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Analytic Interface Profile Approximation for ternary Polymer Blends,” Macromolecules 29, 6068 (1996) DOI: 10.1021/ma960088u.
  236. C. Huang and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Adsorption of a Minority Component in Polymer Blend Interfaces,” Phys. Rev. E 53, 812 (1996) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.53.812.
  237. C. Huang and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Scaling of Interfacial Properties in Ternary Polymer Blends,” Europhysics Lett. 34, 171 (1996) DOI: 10.1209/epl/i1996-00434-8.
  238. B. W. Swift and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Random Copolymers in Concentrated Solutions,” Europhysics Lett. 35, 487 (1996) DOI: 10.1209/epl/i1996-00140-7.
  239. M. Olvera de la Cruz, L. Belloni, J. P. Dalbiez, M. Delsanti, M. Drifford, and O. Spalla, “Precipitation of Highly Charged Polyelectrolyte Solutions in the Presence of Multivalent Salts,” J. Chem. Phys. 103, 5781 (1995) doi:10.1063/1.470459.
  240. C. Huang and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Phase Separation of Ternary Mixtures: Symmetric Polymer Blends,” Macromolecules 28, 7996 (1995) DOI: 10.1021/ma00128a005.
  241. P. Gonzalez-Mozuelos and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Ion Condensation in Salt-Free Polyelectrolyte Dilute Solutions,” J. Chem. Phys. 103, 3145 (1995) DOI: 10.1063/1.470248.
  242. J. L. Jones and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Transitions to Periodic Structures: Higher Harmonic Corrections with Concentration Fluctuations,” J. Chem. Phys. 100, pp. 5272 (1994) DOI: 10.1063/1.467191.
  243. L. Belloni, M. Olvera de la Cruz, J. P. Dalbiez, M. Delsanti, M. Drifford, and O. Spalla, “Polyelectrolyte Solutions + Multivalent Salts = Phase Separation,” Il Nuovo Cimiento, 16, 727 (1994) DOI: 10.1007/BF02456718.
  244. C. Huang and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “The Early Stages of the Phase Separation Dynamics in Polydisperse Polymer Blends,” Macromolecules 27, 4231 (1994) DOI: 10.1021/ma00093a026.
  245. D. Gersappe and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “A Monte Carlo Study of Ring Macromolecules in Disordered Systems,” J. Molecular Simulations, 13, 267 (1994).
  246. B. W. Swift and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Study of Random Copolymers in Dilute Solution,” J. Chem. Phys. 100, pp. 7744 (1994) doi:10.1063/1.466817.
  247. P. Gonzalez-Mozuelos and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Random Phase Approximation for Complex Charged Systems. Applications to Copolyelectrolytes (Polyampholytes),” J. Chem. Phys. 100, 507 (1994) doi:10.1063/1.466965.
  248. A. S. Mendelsohn, J. M. Torkelson, and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Flourescence Nonradiative Energy Transfer in Bulk Polymer and Miscible and Phase Separated Polymer Blends,” J. of Polym. Sci. Polym. Phys. 32, 2667 (1994) DOI: 10.1002/polb.1994.090321613.
  249. A. S. Mendelsohn, M. Olvera de la Cruz, and J. M. Torkelson, “Correlations in Polymer Melts and Solutions as Investigated by Fluorescence Nonradiative Energy Transfer: A Novel Comparison of Theory to Experiment by Fluorescence Intensity Decay Measurements,” Macromolecules 26, pp. 6789 (1993) DOI: 10.1021/ma00077a015.
  250. K. E. Bassler and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Monte Carlo Study of Diblock Copolymers in Dilute Solution,” J. de Physique I France 3, pp. 2387 (1993) DOI: 10.1051/jp1:1993251.
  251. A. M. Mayes, M. Olvera de la Cruz, and W.E. McMullen, “Asymptotic Properties of Higher-Order RPA Vertex Functions for Block Copolymer Melts,” Macromolecules 26, pp. 4050 (1993) DOI: 10.1021/ma00067a050.
  252. A. Nesarikar, M. Olvera de la Cruz and B. Crist, “Phase Transitions in Random Copolymers,” J. Chem. Phys. 98, pp. 7385 (1993) doi:10.1063/1.464729.
  253. D. Gersappe and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Ring Macromolecules in Topologically Restricted Environments,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 70, pp. 461 (1993) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.70.461.
  254. M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Nearly Continuous Transitions to Periodic Structures in Block Copolymer Melts,” Revista Mexicana de Fisica 38, pp. 205 (1992).
  255. M. Olvera de la Cruz, A. M. Mayes and B. W. Swift, “Transition to Lamellar-Catenoid Structure in Block Copolymer Melts,” Macromolecules 25, pp. 944 (1992) DOI: 10.1021/ma00028a067.
  256. A. M. Mayes and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Concentration Fluctuation Effects on Disorder-Order-Transitions in Block Copolymer Melts,” J. Chem. Phys. 95, pp. 4670 (1991) DOI: 10.1063/1.461736.
  257. A. M. Mayes and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Equilibrium Domain Spacing in Weakly Segregated Block Copolymer Melts,” Macromolecules 24, pp. 3975 (1991) DOI: 10.1021/ma00013a038.
  258. M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Transitions to Periodic Structures in Block Copolymer Melts,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 67, pp. 85 (1991) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.67.85.
  259. D. Gersappe, J. M. Deutsch and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Density Fluctuations of Self-avoiding Walks in Random-Systems,” Phys Rev. Lett. 66, pp. 731 (1991) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.66.731.
  260. Cheng-Heng. R. Kao, and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Model for Micelle Formation in Copolymer-Homopolymer Blends,” J. Chem. Phys. 93, pp. 8284 (1990) doi:10.1063/1.459310.
  261. M. Olvera de la Cruz, D. Gersappe, and E. O. Shaffer, “Dynamics of DNA during Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 64, pp. 2324 (1990) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.64.2324.
  262. 1989-1980

  263. A. M. Mayes and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Microphase Separation in Multiblock Copolymer Melts,” J. Chem. Phys. 91, pp. 7228 (1989) doi:10.1063/1.457290.
  264. M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Theory of Microphase Separation in Block Copolymer Solutions,” J. Chem. Phys. 90, pp. 1995 (1989) doi:10.1063/1.456042.
  265. M. Mayes and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Strain Effects in the Thermal Stability of Rod Eutectis,” Act. Met., 37, pp. 615 (1989) doi:10.1016/0001-6160(89)90245-9.
  266. E. O. Shaffer and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Dynamics of Gel Electrophoresis,” Macromolecules 22, pp. 1351 (1989) DOI: 10.1021/ma00193a057.
  267. M. Olvera de la Cruz, S. F. Edwards, and I. C. Sanchez, “Concentration Fluctuations in Polymer Blends Thermodynamics,” J. Chem. Phys. 89, pp. 1704 (1988) doi:10.1063/1.455116.
  268. M. Mayes and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Cylindrical versus Spherical Micelle Formation in Block Copolymer/Homopolymer Blends,” Macromolecules 21, pp. 2543 (1988) DOI: 10.1021/ma00186a038.
  269. M. Olvera de la Cruz and I. C. Sanchez, “Microphase Separation in Block Copolymer/Homopolymer Blends,” Macromolecules, 20, pp. 440 (1987) DOI: 10.1021/ma00168a040.
  270. S. F. Edwards and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Quantum Field Theory Methods in Polymer Blends,” in Quantum Field Theory and Quantum Statistics; Eds. I. A. Batalin, C. J. Isham and G. A. Vikovisky; Taylor and Francis, vol.1 page 371 (1987).
  271. M. Olvera de la Cruz and I. C. Sanchez, “Theory of Microphase Separation in Graft and Star Copolymers,” Macromolecules, 19, pp. 2501 (1986) DOI: 10.1021/ma00164a008.
  272. M. Olvera de la Cruz, D. M. Deutsch, and S. F. Edwards, “Electrophoresis in strong fields,” Phys. Rev. A, 33, pp. 2047 (1986) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.33.2047.
  273. Book Chapter and Other Publications

1. M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Transitions to Periodic Structures in Block Copolymer Melts: Do the Chains Stretch or Contract?” in “Lectures on Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics,” Eds. M. Lopez de Haro and C. Varea, World Scientific Press (1991).
2. D. Gersappe and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Dynamics of Gel Electrophoresis,” in “Computer Simulation of Polymers,” Ed. R. J. Roe, Prentice Hall (1991).
3. M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Aggregation in Block Copolymer Solutions,” Proceedings of the Materials Research Society Symposium, Vol. 177, “Macromolecular Liquids,” Eds. C. R. Safinya, S. Safran, and P. A. Pincus (1990).
4. A. M. Mayes and M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Microphase Separation in Triblock Copolymer Melts,” Proceedings of the Materials Research Society Symposium, Vol. 175, “Multi-Functional Materials,” Eds. A. Buckley, G. Gallagher-Daggitt, F. E. Karasz, and D. R. Ulrich (1990).
5. M. Olvera de la Cruz, “Phase Segregation in Copolymer and Homopolymer Multi-Component Mixtures,” in “Structure and Properties of Multi-Phase Polymeric Materials,” Eds. T. Araki, Q. Tran-Cong and M. Shibayama, Marcel Dekker, Inc., (1998).
6. M. D. Lefebvre, H. Guo, K. R. Shull, H. Guo and M. Olvera de la Cruz “Formation of Swollen Micelles and Inverse Swollen Micelles Using a Block Copolymer with Favorable InteractionsAbstracts of Papers, 2006 Fall ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Sept. 10-14, 2006, Vol. 95, PMSE.
7. K.L. Kohlstedt, G. Vernizzi, and M. Olvera de la Cruz, "Patterning Cylindrical Fibers with Long-Range Electrostatic Forces". Mat. Res. Soc. Proc., (2007), 1062-NN05-17.
8. Prateek K. Jha, Francisco J. Solis, Juan J. de Pablo and M. Olvera de la Cruz, "Nanoscale Pattern Formation in Polyelectrolyte Gels", Mat. Res. Soc. Proc., (2009).
9. W. Kung, M. Olvera de la Cruz and F. J. Solis "Adsorption Profiles and Solvation of Ions at Liquid- Liquid Interfaces and Membranes" Application of Thermodynamics to Biological and Materials Science, In Tech (2011), ISBN 978-953-307-980-6.