Publications

Preprints:

M. Gu, Y. He, Y. Liu, Y. Luo, “Ab initio uncertainty quantification in scattering analysis of microscopy” arXiv: 2309.02468.

Peer-Reviewed Publications:

23. P. Salas, C. Gupit, J. M. Urueña, Y. Luo, J. Hankett, R. Gupta, M. T. Valentine, H. Maynard, M. E. Helgeson, “Evaluating polymerization kinetics using microrheology”,  Polym. Chem., 2024, 15, 1758-1766.

22. C. E. R. Edwards, K. L. Lakkis, Y. Luo, and M. E. Helgeson, “Coacervate or precipitate? Formation of non-equilibrium microstructures in coacervate emulsions”, Soft Matter, 2023, 19, 8849.

21. M. Gu, X. Fang, and Y. Luo. “Data-Driven Model Construction for Anisotropic Dynamics of Active Matter.“  PRX Life, 2023, 1, 013009. arXiv:2303.03568.

20. Y. Luo, M. Gu, M. Park, X. Fang, Y. Kwon, J. M. Urueña, J. R. de Alaniz, M. E. Helgeson, M. C. Marchetti, M. T. Valentine, “Molecular-scale substrate anisotropy, crowding and division drive collective behaviours in cell monolayers”. J. R. Soc. Interface, 2023, 20, 20230160. arXiv:2210.13425

Before 2023

19. T. Yao, Z. Kos, Q. Zhang, Y. Luo, F. Serra, E. B. Steager, M. Ravnik, K. J. Stebe, “Nematic colloidal micro-robotos as physically intelligent systems”, Adv. Funct. Mat., 2022, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202205546. arXiv: 2203.14150.

18. T. Yao, Z. Kos, Q. Zhang, Y. Luo, E.B. Steager, M. Ravnik, and K. J. Stebe, “Topological defect-propelled swimming of nematic colloids”, Sci. Adv., 2022, 8, eabn8176. arXiv:2109.14584.

17. Y.-F. Lee, Y. Luo, T. Bai, S. C. Brown, and N. J. Wagner, “Microstructure of shear thickening colloidal suspensions determined by rheo-VSANS and Rheo-USANS’”, Soft Matter, 2022, 18, 4325-4337.

16. Y. Luo, M. Gu, C. E. R. Edwards, M. T. Valentine, M. E. Helgeson, “High-throughput microscopy to determine morphology, microrheology, and phase boundaries applied to phase separating coacervates”, Soft Matter, 2022, 18, 3063-3075.

15. M. Gu*, Y. Luo*, Y. He, M. E. Helgeson, M. T. Valentine, “Uncertainty quantification and estimation in differential dynamic microscopy”, Phys. Rev. E, 2021,104,034610. arXiv: 2105.01200.

14. Y. -F. Lee, Y. Luo, T. Bai, C. Velez, S.C. Brown, and N. J. Wagner, “Microstructure and rheology of shear-thickening colloidal suspensions with varying interparticle friction: Comparison of experiment with theory and simulation models”, Phys. Fluids, 2021, 33, 033316. Featured Article.

13. Y. -F. Lee, Y. Luo, S. C. Brown, and N. J. Wagner, “Experimental test of a frictional contact model for shear thickening in concentrated colloidal suspensions”, J. Rheol., 2020, 64, 267-282.

12. Y. Luo, Y. -F. Lee, K. A. Dennis, C. Velez, S. C. Brown, E. M. Furst, and N. J. Wagner, “One-step, in-situ jamming point measurements by immobilization cell rheometry”, Rheol. Acta, 2020, 59, 209–225

11. Y. Luo, T. Yao, F. Serra, D. A. Beller, and K. J. Stebe, “Deck the walls with anisotropic colloids in nematic liquid crystals”, Langmuir, 2019, 3528, 9274-9285.

10. G. Boniello, Y. Luo, F. Serra, and K. J. Stebe, “Colloids in confined liquid crystals: a plot twist in the lock-and-key mechanism”, Soft Matter, 2019, 15, 5220-5226.

9. Y. Luo, D. A. Beller, F. Serra, and K. J. Stebe, “Tunable colloid trajectories in nematic liquid crystals near wavy walls”, Nat. Comm., 2018, 3841.

8. Y. Luo, F. Serra, and K. J. Stebe, “Experimental realization of the `lock-and-key’ mechanism in liquid crystals”, Soft Matter, 2016, 12, 6027-6032. Front Cover.

7. Y. Luo, F. Serra, D. A. Beller, M. A. Gharbi, N. Li, S. Yang, R. D. Kamien, and K. J. Stebe, “Around the corner: Colloidal assembly and wiring in groovy nematic cells”, Phys. Rev. E, 2016, 93, 032705.

6. F. Mirri, N. Orloff, A. M. Forster, R. Ashkar, R. J. Headrick, E. A. Bengio, C. Long, A. Choi, Y. Luo, A. R. H. Walker, P. Butler, K. B. Migler, and M. Pasquali, “Lightweight, flexible, high-performance carbon nanotube cables made by scalable flow coating”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 4903-4910.

5. D. E. Tsentalovich, A. W. K. Ma, J. A. Lee, N. Behabtu, E. A. Bengio, A. Choi, J. Hao, Y. Luo, R. J. Headrick, M. J. Green, Y. Talmon, and M. Pasquali, “Relationship of extensional viscosity and liquid crystalline transition to length distribution in carbon nanotube solutions”, Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 681-689.

4. M. A. Gharbi*, I. B. Liu*, Y. Luo*, F. Serra, N. D. Bade, H.-N. Kim, X. Yu, S. Yang, R. D. Kamien and K. J. Stebe, “Smectic gardening on curved landscapes”, Langmuir, 2015, 31, 11135-11142.

3.  F. Serra, M. A. Gharbi, Y. Luo, I. B. Liu, N. D. Bade, R. D. Kamien, S. Yang and K. J. Stebe, “Curvature-driven, one-step assembly of reconfigurable smectic liquid crystal ‘compound eye’ lenses”, Adv. Opt. Mat., 2015, 3, 1287-1292.

2. K. Wang, Y. Luo, S. Huang, H. Yang, B. Liu, and M. Wang, “Highly fluorescent polycaprolactones decorated with di(thiophene-2-yl)-diketopyrrolopyrrole: a covalent strategy of tuning properties in solid states”, J. Polym. Sci. A Polym. Chem., 2015, 53, 1032-1042.

1. S. Huang, B. Liu, K. Wang, C. Yang, Y. Luo, Y. Zhang, B. Cao, Y. Kang and M. Wang, “Highly florescent and bioresorbable polymeric nanoparticles with enhanced photostability for cell imaging”, Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 889-895.

* Equal contributions