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  1. Electric switching of fluorescence decay in gold-silica-dye nematic nanocolloids mediated by surface plasmons
    L. Jiang, H. Mundoor, Q. Liu, and I. I. Smalyukh
    ACS NANO 10, 7064-7072 (2016) | doi:10.1021/acsnano.6b03216
  2. Pristine polysulfone networks as a new class of polysulfide-derived high-performance functional materials
    M. Podgórski, C. Wang, Y. Yuan, D. Konetski, I. I. Smalyukh, and C. N. Bowman
    CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS 28, 5102-5109 (2016) | doi:10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b02026
  3. Edge pinning and transformation of defect lines induced by faceted colloidal rings in nematic liquid crystals
    B. Senyuk, Q. Liu, Y. Yuan, and I. I. Smalyukh
    PHYSICAL REVIEW E 93, 062704 (2016) | doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.93.062704
  4. Conventional and nonlinear optical microscopy of liquid crystal colloids
    T. Lee and I. I. Smalyukh
    Chapter in Liquid Crystals with Nano and Microparticles, pp. 179-207
    J. P. F. Lagerwall and G. Scalia (eds.), (World Scientific, 2016)
  5. Reversal of helicoidal twist handedness near point defects of confined chiral liquid crystals
    P. J. Ackerman and I. I. Smalyukh
    PHYSICAL REVIEW E 93, 052702 (2016) | doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.93.052702
  6. Optical microscopy of soft matter systems
    T. Lee, B. Senyuk, R. P. Trivedi, and I. I. Smalyukh
    Chapter in Fluids, Colloids and Soft Materials: An Introduction to Soft Matter Physics, pp. 165-187
    Alberto Fernandez-Nieves and Antonio Manuel Puertas (eds.), (Wiley-VCH, 2016)
    doi:10.1002/9781119220510.ch10 | http://arxiv.org/abs/1108.3287
  7. Triclinic nematic colloidal crystals from competing elastic and electrostatic interactions
    H. Mundoor, B. Senyuk, and I. I. Smalyukh
    SCIENCE 352, 69-73 (2016) | doi:10.1126/science.aaf0801
    Open Access Links Abstract | Full Text | PDF
    [Highlighted in Science 352, 40 (2016), Liquid Crystals Today 25, 66 (2016)]
  8. Hexadecapolar colloids
    B. Senyuk, O. Puls, O. M. Tovkach, S. B. Chernyshuk and I. I. Smalyukh
    NATURE COMMUNICATIONS 7, 10659 (2016) | doi:10.1038/ncomms10659



  1. Topological nanocolloids with facile electric switching of plasmonic properties
    Y. Yuan and I. I. Smalyukh
    OPTICS LETTERS 40, 5630-5633 (2015) | doi:10.1364/OL.40.005630
  2. Plasmon-exciton interactions probed using spatial co-entrapment of nanoparticles by topological singularities
    P. J. Ackerman, H. Mundoor, I. I. Smalyukh and J. van de Lagemaat
    ACS NANO 9, 12392-12400 (2015) | doi:10.1021/acsnano.5b05715
  3. Soft Matter 2015 Cover Colloidal spirals in nematic liquid crystals
    B. Senyuk, M. B. Pandey, Q. Liu, M. Tasinkevych, and I. I. Smalyukh
    SOFT MATTER 11, 8758-8767 (2015) | doi:10.1039/C5SM01539A
  4. Mesostructured composite materials with electrically tunable upconverting properties
    H. Mundoor and I. I. Smalyukh,
    SMALL 11, 5572-5580 (2015) | doi:10.1002/smll.201501788
  5. Ferromagnetic switching of knotted vector fields in liquid crystal colloids
    Q. Zhang, P. J. Ackerman, Q. Liu, and I. I. Smalyukh,
    PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 115, 097802 (2015) | doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.097802
  6. Optical patterning of magnetic domains and defects in ferromagnetic liquid crystal colloids
    A. J. Hess, Q. Liu, and I. I. Smalyukh,
    APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS 107, 071906 (2015) | doi:10.1063/1.4928552
  7. Hierarchy of periodic patterns in the twist-bend nematic phase of mesogenic dimers
    V. P. Panov, M. C. M. Varney, I. I. Smalyukh, J. K. Vija, M. G. Tambac, and G. H. Mehl,
  8. Large range electrically-induced reflection notch tuning in polymer stabilized cholesteric liquid crystals
    K. M. Lee, V. P. Tondiglia, T. Lee, I. I. Smalyukh, and T. J. White
    JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY C 3, 8788-8793 (2015) | doi:10.1039/C5TC01320H
  9. Three-dimensional patterning of solid microstructures through laser reduction of colloidal graphene oxide in liquid-crystalline dispersions
    B. Senyuk, N. Behabtu, A. Martinez, T. Lee, D. E. Tsentalovich, G. Ceriotti, J. M. Tour, M. Pasquali, and I. I. Smalyukh
    NATURE COMMUNICATIONS 6, 7157 (2015) | doi:10.1038/ncomms8157
  10. Stick-slip motion of surface point defects prompted by magnetically controlled colloidal-particle dynamics in nematic liquid crystals
    M. C. M. Varney, Q. Zhang, and I. I. Smalyukh
    PHYSICAL REVIEW E 91, 052503 (2015) | doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.91.052503
  11. Experimental realization of crossover in shape and director field of nematic tactoids
    V. Jamali, N. Behabtu, B. Senyuk, J. A. Lee, I. I. Smalyukh, P. van der Schoot, and M. Pasquali
    PHYSICAL REVIEW E 91, 042507 (2015) | doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.91.042507
  12. Linked topological colloids in a nematic host
    A. Martinez, L. Hermosillo, M. Tasinkevych, and I. I. Smalyukh
    PROC. NATL. ACAD. SCI. U.S.A. 112, 4546-4551 (2015) | doi:10.1073/pnas.1500998112
  13. Geometry-guided colloidal interactions and self-tiling of elastic dipoles formed by truncated pyramid particles in liquid crystals
    B. Senyuk, Q. Liu, E. Bililign, P. D. Nystrom, and I. I. Smalyukh
    PHYSICAL REVIEW E 91, 040501(R) (2015) | doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.91.040501
  14. Metal nanoparticle dispersion, alignment and assembly in nematic liquid crystals for applications in switchable plasmonic color filters and E-polarizers
    Y. Zhang, Q. Liu, H. Mundoor, Y. Yuan, and I. I. Smalyukh
    ACS NANO 9, 3097-3108 (2015) | doi:10.1021/nn5074644
  15. Light-driven dynamic Archimedes spirals and periodic oscillatory patterns of topological solitons in anisotropic soft matter
    A. Martinez and I. I. Smalyukh
    OPTICS EXPRESS 23, 4591-4604 (2015) | doi:10.1364/OE.23.004591
  16. Self-assembly and electrostriction of arrays and chains of hopfion particles in chiral liquid crystals
    P. J. Ackerman, J. van de Lagemaat, and I. I. Smalyukh
    NATURE COMMUNICATIONS 6, 6012 (2015) | doi:10.1038/ncomms7012
  17. Topology and self-assembly of defect-colloidal superstructure in confined chiral nematic liquid crystals
    M. B. Pandey, P. J. Ackerman, A. Burkart, T. Porenta, S. Žumer, and I. I. Smalyukh
    PHYSICAL REVIEW E 91, 012501 (2015) | doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.91.012501
  18. Fluorescence confocal polarizing microscopy of a fluorescent bent-core liquid crystal exhibiting polarization splay modulated (B7) structures and defects
    R. Deb, M. Oneill, N. V. S. Rao, N. A. Clark, and I. I. Smalyukh
    CHEMPHYSCHEM 16, 243-255 (2015) | doi:10.1002/cphc.201402405



  1. Topological switching and orbiting dynamics of colloidal spheres dressed with chiral nematic solitons
    T. Porenta, S. Čopar, P. J. Ackerman, M. B. Pandey, M. C. M. Varney, I. I. Smalyukh and S. Žumer
    SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 4, 7337 (2014) | doi:10.1038/srep07337
  2. Advanced Matter 2014 Cover Orientationally ordered colloidal co-dispersions of gold nanorods and cellulose nanocrystals
    Q. Liu, M. G. Campbell, J. S. Evans, and I. I. Smalyukh
    ADVANCED MATERIALS 26, 7178-7184 (2014) | doi:10.1002/adma.201402699
  3. Periodic dynamics, localization metastability, and elastic interaction of colloidal particles with confining surfaces and helicoidal structure of cholesteric liquid crystals
    M. C. M. Varney, Q. Zhang, M. Tasinkevych, N. M. Silvestre, K. A. Bertness, and I. I. Smalyukh
    PHYSICAL REVIEW E 90, 062502 (2014) | doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.90.062502
  4. Splitting, linking, knotting, and solitonic escape of topological defects in nematic drops with handles
    M. Tasinkevych, M. G. Campbell, and I. I. Smalyukh
    PROC. NATL. ACAD. SCI. U.S.A. 111, 16268-16273 (2014) | 10.1073/pnas.1405928111
  5. Optically and elastically assembled plasmonic nanoantennae for spatially resolved characterization of chemical composition in soft matter systems using surface enhanced spontaneous and stimulated Raman scattering
    H. Mundoor, T. Lee, D. G. Gann, P. J. Ackerman, B. Senyuk, J. van de Lagemaat, and I. I. Smalyukh
    JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 116, 063511 (2014) | doi:10.1063/1.4892932
  6. Soft Matter 2014 Cover Topological defects in cholesteric liquid crystals induced by monolayer domains with orientational chirality
    N. Petit-Garrido, R. P. Trivedi, F. Sagués, J. Ignés-Mullol, and I. I. Smalyukh
    SOFT MATTER 10, 8163-8170 (2014) | doi:10.1039/C4SM00872C
  7. Two-dimensional skyrmions and other solitonic structures in confinement-frustrated chiral nematics
    P. J. Ackerman, R. P. Trivedi, B. Senyuk, J. van de Lagemaat, and I. I. Smalyukh
    PHYSICAL REVIEW E 90, 012505 (2014) | doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.90.012505
  8. Magnetically responsive gourd-shaped colloidal particles in cholesteric liquid crystals
    B. Senyuk, M. C. M. Varney, J. A. Lopez, S. Wang, N. Wu, and I. I. Smalyukh
    SOFT MATTER 10, 6014-6023 (2014) | doi:10.1039/C4SM00878B
  9. Self-assembly of skyrmion-dressed chiral nematic colloids with tangential anchoring
    M. B. Pandey, T. Porenta, J. Brewer, A. Burkart, S. Čopar, S. Žumer, and I. I. Smalyukh
    PHYSICAL REVIEW E 89, 060502(R) (2014) | doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.89.060502
  10. Electrically and optically tunable plasmonic guest-host liquid crystals with long-range ordered nanoparticles
    Q. Liu, Y. Yuan, and I. I. Smalyukh
    NANO LETTERS 14, 40714077 (2014) | doi:10.1021/nl501581y
  11. Towards template-assisted assembly of nematic colloids
    N. M. Silvestre, Q. Liu, B. Senyuk, I. I. Smalyukh, and M. Tasinkevych
    PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 112, 225501 (2014) | doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.225501
  12. PRL 2014 Cover Topological polymer dispersed liquid crystals with bulk nematic defect lines pinned to handlebody surfaces
    M. G. Campbell, M. Tasinkevych, and I. I. Smalyukh
    PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 112, 197801 (2014) | doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.197801
  13. Shape-dependent dispersion and alignment of nonaggregating plasmonic gold nanoparticles in lyotropic and thermotropic liquid crystals
    Q. Liu, J. Tang, Y. Zhang, A. Martinez, Sh. Wang, S. He, T. J. White, and I. I. Smalyukh
    PHYSICAL REVIEW E 89, 052505 (2014) | doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.89.052505
  14. Effect of plasmon-enhancement on photophysics in upconverting nanoparticles
    Q.-C. Sun, J. C. Ribot, V. Singh, H. Mundoor, I. I. Smalyukh, and P. Nagpal
    OPTICS EXPRESS 22, 11516 (2014) | doi:10.1364/OE.22.011516
  15. Preparation of nanocomposite plasmonic films made from cellulose nanocrystals or mesoporous silica decorated with unidirectionally aligned gold nanorods
    M. G. Campbell, Q. Liu, A. Sanders, J.S. Evans, and I. I. Smalyukh
    MATERIALS 7, 3021-3033 (2014) | doi:10.3390/ma7043021
  16. Geometrically unrestricted topologically constrained control of liquid crystal defects using simultaneous holonomic magnetic and holographic optical manipulation
    Michael C. M. Varney, Nathan J. Jenness, and I. I. Smalyukh
    PHYSICAL REVIEW E 89, 022505 (2014) | doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.89.022505
  17. Nature Materials 2014 Cover Mutually tangled colloidal knots and induced defect loops in nematic fields
    A. Martinez, M. Ravnik, B. Lucero, R. Visvanathan, S. Žumer, and I. I. Smalyukh
    NATURE MATERIALS 13, 258 (2014) | doi:10.1038/nmat3840
    [Highlighted in Nat. Phys. 10, 86 (2014); Nat. Mater. 13, 229 (2014); Liq. Cryst. Today 23, 30 (2014)]
  18. Plasmon-enhanced energy transfer for improved upconversion of infrared radiation in doped-lanthanide nanocrystal
    Q.-C. Sun, H. Mundoor, J. C. Ribot, V. Singh, I. I. Smalyukh, and P. Nagpal
    NANO LETTERS 14, 101 (2014) | doi:10.1021/nl403383w
    [Highlighted in Nat. Mater. 13, 117 (2014)]



  1. Rotational and translational diffusion of anisotropic gold nanoparticles in liquid crystals controlled by varying surface anchoring
    B. Senyuk, D. Glugla, and I. I. Smalyukh
    PHYSICAL REVIEW E 88, 062507 (2013) | doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.88.062507
  2. Advanced Materials 2013 Cover Three-dimensional textures and defects of soft material layering revealed by thermal sublimation
    D. K. Yoon, Y. H. Kim, D. S. Kim, S. D. Oh, I. I. Smalyukh, N. A. Clark, and H.-T. Jung
    PROC. NATL. ACAD. SCI. U.S.A. 110, 19263 (2013) | doi:10.1073/pnas.1317922110
  3. Topography from topology: photoinduced surface features generated in liquid crystal polymer networks
    M. E. McConney, A. Martinez, V. P. Tondiglia, K. M. Lee, D. Langley, I. I. Smalyukh, and T. J. White
    ADVANCED MATERIALS 25, 5880 (2013) | doi:10.1002/adma.201301891
  4. Nematic liquid crystal boojums with handles on colloidal handlebodies
    Q. Liu, B. Senyuk, M. Tasinkevych, and I. I. Smalyukh
    PROC. NATL. ACAD. SCI. U.S.A. 110, 9231 (2013) | doi:10.1073/pnas.1301464110
    [Highlighted in Journal Club for Condensed Matter Physics, August (2013)]
  5. Imaging of director fields in liquid crystals using stimulated Raman scattering microscopy
    T. Lee, H. Mundoor, D. G. Gann, T. J. Callahan, and I. I. Smalyukh
    OPTICS EXPRESS 21, 12129 (2013) | doi:10.1364/OE.21.012129
    [Highlighted in Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics 8(6) (2013)]
  6. Review of “Fundamentals of Condensed Matter and Crystalline Physics: An Introduction for Students of Physics and Materials Science”
    I. I. Smalyukh
    PHYSICS TODAY 66, 49 (2013) | doi:10.1063/PT.3.1980
  7. Generating the Hopf fibration experimentally in nematic liquid crystals
    B. G. Chen, P. J. Ackerman, G. P. Alexander, R. D. Kamien, and I. I. Smalyukh
    PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 110, 237801 (2013) | doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.237801
    [Highlighted in Physics 6, 65 (2013)]
  8. Active shape-morphing elastomeric colloids in short-pitch cholesteric liquid crystals
    J. S. Evans, Y. Sun, B. Senyuk, P. Keller, V. M. Pergamenshchik, T. Lee, and I. I. Smalyukh
    PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS 110, 187802 (2013) | doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.187802
  9. Dispersion and orientation of single-walled carbon nanotubes in a chromonic liquid crystal
    N. Ould-Moussa, Ch. Blanc, C. Zamora-Ledezma, O. D. Lavrentovich, I. I. Smalyukh, M. F. Islam, A. G. Yodh, M. Maugey, P. Poulin, E. Anglaret and M. Nobili
    LIQUID CRYSTALS 40, 1628 (2013) | doi:10.1080/02678292.2013.772254
  10. Optical generation, templating, and polymerization of three-dimensional arrays of liquid-crystal defects decorated by plasmonic nanoparticles
    J. S. Evans, P. J. Ackerman, D. J. Broer, J. van de Lagemaat, and I. I. Smalyukh
    PHYSICAL REVIEW E 87, 032503 (2013) | doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.87.032503
  11. Optical manipulation of self-aligned graphene flakes in liquid crystals
    Ch. W. Twombly, J. S. Evans, and I. I. Smalyukh
    OPTICS EXPRESS 21, 1324-1334 (2013) | doi:10.1364/OE.21.001324
  12. Topological colloids
    B. Senyuk, Q. Liu, S. He, R. D. Kamien, R. B. Kusner, T. C. Lubensky and I. I. Smalyukh
    NATURE 493, 200-205 (2013) | doi:10.1038/nature11710
    [Highlighted in Nature 493, 168 (2013); Nat. Mater. 12, 187 (2013); Liq. Cryst. Today 21, 81 (2012); La Recherche 473, 15 (2013);
    CU Boulder News Releases; Boulder iJournal; Penn News; UMassAmherst News; myScience.us; Space Mart; Materialsgate News;
    Nanowerk News; "Math in the madia" of AMS]



88. Q. Liu, B. Senyuk, J. Tang, T. Lee, J. Qian, S. He, and I. I. Smalyukh, “Plasmonic complex fluids of nematic-like and helicoidal self-assemblies of gold nanorods with negative order parameter,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 088301 (2012) | PDF

87. B. Senyuk, N. Behabtu, B. G. Pacheco, T. Lee, G. Ceriotti, J. M. Tour, M. Pasquali, and I. I. Smalyukh, “Nonlinear photoluminescence imaging of isotropic and liquid crystalline dispersions of graphene oxide,” ACS Nano 6, 8060 (2012) | PDF

86. P. J. Ackerman, Z. Qi, and I. I. Smalyukh, “Optical generation of crystalline, quasicrystalline, and arbitrary arrays of torons in confined cholesteric liquid crystals for patterning of optical vortices in laser beams,” Phys. Rev. E 86, 021703 (2012) | PDF

85. B. Senyuk and I. I. Smalyukh, “Elastic interactions between colloidal microspheres and elongated convex and concave nanoprisms in nematic liquid crystals,” Soft Matter 8, 8729 (2012) | PDF

84. Y. Sun, J. S. Evans, T. Lee, B. Senyuk, P. Keller, S. He, and I. I. Smalyukh, “Optical manipulation of birefringent shape-morphing colloidal microparticles made from liquid crystal elastomers doped with gold nanospheres,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 241901 (2012) | PDF

83. P. J. Ackerman, Z. Qi, Y. Lin, C. W. Twombly, M. J. Laviada, Y. Lansac and I. I. Smalyukh, “Laser-directed hierarchical assembly of liquid crystal defects and control of optical phase singularities,” Scientific Reports 2, 414 (2012) | PDF

82. D. K. Yoon, G. P. Smith, E. Tsai, M. Moran, D. M. Walba, T. Bellini, I. I. Smalyukh, and N. A. Clark, “Alignment of the columnar liquid crystal phase of nano-DNA by confinement in channelss,” Liquid Crystals 39, 571 (2012) | PDF

81. David Engström, M. C. M. Varney, M. Persson, R. P. Trivedi, K. A. Bertness, M. Goksör, and I. I. Smalyukh, “Unconventional structure-assisted optical manipulation of high-index nanowires in liquid crystals,” Optics Express 20, 7741 (2012) | PDF | [Highlights in Laser Focus World 48(7), 20 (2012)]

80. I. I. Smalyukh, D. Kaputa, A. V. Kachynski, A. N. Kuzmin, P. J. Ackerman, C. W. Twombly, T. Lee, R. P. Trivedi, P. N. Prasad, “Optically generated reconfigurable photonic structures of elastic quasiparticles in frustrated cholesteric liquid crystals,” Optics Express 20, 6870 (2012) | PDF

79. R. P. Trivedi, I. I. Klevets, B. Senyuk, T. Lee and I. I. Smalyukh, “Reconfigurable interactions and three-dimensional patterning of colloidal particles and defects in lamellar soft media,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 109, 4744 (2012) | PDF

78. B. Senyuk, J. S. Evans, P. Ackerman, T. Lee, P. Manna, L. Vigderman, E.R. Zubarev, J. van de Lagemaat and I. I. Smalyukh, “Shape-dependent oriented trapping and scaffolding of plasmonic nanoparticles by topological defects for self-assembly of colloidal dimers in liquid crystals,” Nano Lett. 12, 955-963 (2012) | PDF

77. A. Martinez, T. Lee, Th. Asavei, H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop and I. I. Smalyukh, “Three-dimensional complex-shaped photopolymerized microparticles at liquid crystal interfaces,” Soft Matter 8, 2432-2437 (2012) | PDF



76. I. I. Smalyukh, “Deft tricks with liquid crystals,” Nature 478, 330 (2011) | PDF

75. A. Martinez, H. C. Mireles, and I. I. Smalyukh, “Large-area optoelastic manipulation of colloidal particles in liquid crystals using photoresponsive molecular surface monolayers,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108, 20891 (2011) | PDF

74. D. Engström, R. P. Trivedi, M. Persson, M. Goksör, K. A. Bertness, and I. I. Smalyukh, “Three-dimensional imaging of liquid crystal structures and defects by means of holographic manipulation of colloidal nanowires with faceted sidewalls,” Soft Matter 7, 6304 (2011) | PDF

73. Q. Liu, C. Beier, J. Evans, T. Lee, S. He, and I. I. Smalyukh, “Self-Alignment of Dye Molecules in Micelles and Lamellae for Three-Dimensional Imaging of Lyotropic Liquid Crystals,” Langmuir 27, 7446 (2011) | PDF

72. Q. Liu, T. Asavei, T. Lee, H. Rubinsztein-Dunlop, S. He, and I. I. Smalyukh, “Measurement of Viscosity Coefficients of Liquid Crystals by Rotating Laser-Trapped Anisotropic Micropartricles,” Opt. Express, 19, 25134 (2011) | PDF

71. B. Dan, T. Wingfield, J. Evans, F. Mirri, C. Pint, M. Pasquali, and I. I. Smalyukh, “Spontaneous Ordering of Gold Nanorods on Highly Aligned SWNT Macrostructures,” ACS Appl. Materials & Interfaces 3, 3718 (2011) | PDF

70. J. S. Evans, C. Beier, and I. I. Smalyukh, “Alignment of high-aspect ratio colloidal gold nanoplatelets in nematic liquid crsytals,” J. Appl. Phys. 110, 033535 (2011) | PDF

69. C. P. Lapointe, T. G. Mason, and I. I. Smalyukh, “Towards total photonic control of complex-shaped colloids by vortex beams,” Opt. Express 19, 18182 (2011) | PDF

68. D. F. Gardner, J. S. Evans, and I. I. Smalyukh, “Towards Reconfigurable Optical Metamaterials: Colloidal Nanoparticle Self-Assembly and Self-Alignment in Liquid Crystals,” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 545, 1227 (2011) | PDF

67. R. P. Trivedi, D. Engström, and I. I. Smalyukh, “Optical manipulation of colloids and defect structures in anisotropic liquid crystal fluids,” J. Opt. 13, 044001 (2011) | PDF

66. T. Dutta Choudhury, N. V. S. Rao, R. Tenent, J. Blackburn, B. Gregg, and I. I. Smalyukh, “Homeotropic alignment and director structures in thin films of triphenylamine based discotic liquid crystals controlled by supporting nanostructured substrates and surface confinement,” J. Phys. Chem. B 115, 609 (2011) | PDF

65. D.-K. Yoon, Y. Yi, Y. Shen, E. D. Korblova, D. M. Walba, I. I. Smalyukh, and N. A. Clark, “Orientation of a Helical Nanofilament (B4) Liquid-Crystal Phase: Topographic Control of Confinement, Shear Flow, and Temperature Gradients,” Advanced Materials, 23, 1962 (2011) | PDF

64. D. B. Conkey, R. P. Trivedi, S. R. P. Pavani, I. I. Smalyukh, and R. Piestun, “3D parallel particle tracking with holographic optical tweezers using engineered psf,” Opt. Express 19, 3835 (2011) | PDF

63. T. Lee, B. Senyuk, R. P. Trivedi, and I.I. Smalyukh, Optical microscopy of soft matter systems. In press. In Soft Matter, A. Fernandez De Las Nieves (ed.), (Wiley-VCH, 2011) http://arxiv.org/abs/1108.3287 | PDF

62. I. I. Smalyukh, "Confined Liquid Crystals: a Workshop in Ljubljana", Liquid Crystals Today, 20, 63 (2011) | PDF

61. N. Petit-Garrido, R. P. Trivedi, J. Ignes-Mullol, J. Claret, C. Lapointe, F. Sagues, and I. I. Smalyukh, “Healing of defects at the interface of nematic liquid crystals and structured Langmuir-Blodgett monolayers,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 177801 (2011) | PDF

60. B. Dan, N. Behabtu, A. Martinez, J. S. Evans, D. V. Kosynkin, J. M. Tour, M. Pasquali, and I. I. Smalyukh, “Liquid Crystals of Aqueous, Giant Graphene Oxide Flakes,” Soft Matter, 7, 11154 (2011) | PDF



59. I.I. Smalyukh, Y. Lansac, N. Clark, R. Trivedi, “Three-dimensional structure and multistable optical switching of Triple Twist Toron quasiparticles in anisotropic fluids.” Nature Mater. 9, 139-145 (2010) | PDF

58. Q. Liu, Y. Cui, D. Gardner, X. Li, S. He, I.I. Smalyukh, “Self-Alignment of Plasmonic Gold Nanorods in Reconfigurable Anisotropic Fluids for Tunable Bulk Metamaterial Applications,” Nano Lett. 10, 1347 (2010) | PDF

57. I. I. Smalyukh, “Liquid crystals enable chemoresponsive reconfigurable colloidal self-assembly”, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 107, 3945-3946 (2010) | PDF

56. C. P. Lapointe, S. Hopkins, T. G. Mason, and I.I. Smalyukh, “Electrically-Driven Multi-axis Rotational Dynamics of Colloidal Platelets in Nematic Liquid Crystals”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 178301 (2010) | PDF

55. T. Lee, R.P. Trivedi, and I.I. Smalyukh, “Multimodal nonlinear optical polarizing microscopy of long-range molecular order in liquid crystals”, Opt. Lett. 35, 3447-3449 (2010) | PDF

54. R. Pratibha, W. Park, I. I. Smalyukh, “Colloidal gold nanoparticle dispersions in smectic liquid crystals and thin nanoparticle-decorated smectic films,” J. Appl. Phys. 107, 063511 (2010) | PDF

53. E. C. Gartland, Jr., H. Huang, O. D. Lavrentovich, P. Palffy-Muhoray, I. I. Smalyukh, T. Kosa and B. Taheri, “Electric-Field Induced Transitions in a Cholesteric Liquid-Crystal Film with Negative Dielectric Anisotropy”, J. of Computational & Theoretical Nanoscience 7, 709-725 (2010) | PDF

52. R. Deb, R. Nath, M. Paul, N.V. S. Rao, F. Tuluri, Y. Shen, R. Shao, D. Chen, C. Zhu, I.I. Smalyukh, and N.A. Clark, “Four-ring achiral unsymmetrical bent core molecules forming strongly fluorescent smectic liquid crystals with spontaneous polar and chiral ordered B7 and B1 phases.” J. Mat. Chem. 20, 7332-7336 (2010) | PDF

51. D.-K. Yoon, J. Yoon, Y.H. Kim, M.C. Choi, J. Kim, O. Sakata, S. Kimura, M. W. Kim, I. I. Smalyukh, N.A. Clark, M. Ree, and H.-T. Jung, “Liquid crystal periodic zigzags by geometrical & surface anchoring induced confinement: Origin and internal structure from mesoscopic scale to molecular level” Phys Rev. E 82, 041705 (2010) | PDF

50. R. T. Trivedi, T. Lee, K. A. Bertness I. I. Smalyukh, “Three dimensional optical manipulation and structural imaging of soft materials by use of laser tweezers and multimodal nonlinear microscopy” Optics Express 18, 27658 (2010) | PDF

49. D. K. Yoon, R. Deb, E. Körblova, R. Shao, N. V. S. Rao, D. M. Walba, I. I. Smalyukh, N. A. Clark, “Organization of Polarization Splay Modulated (B7) Smectic Phases by Confinement in Channels”, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 107, 21311 (2010) | PDF

48. O. Trushkevych, P. Ackerman, W.A. Crossland, and I.I. Smalyukh, Optically Generated Adaptive Localized Structures in Confined Chiral Liquid Crystals Doped with Fullerene, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 201906 (2010) | PDF

47. N. V. S. Rao, T. Dutta Choudhury, R. Deb, M. K. Paul, T. R. Rao, Tuluri Francis, and I. I. Smalyukh, “Fluorescent lanthanide complexes of Schiff base ligands possessing N-aryl moiety: influence of chain length on crossover (calamitic to discotic) phase behaviour,” Liq. Cryst. 37, 1393 (2010) | PDF



46. C. Lapointe, T. Mason, and I.I. Smalyukh, “Shape-controlled colloidal interactions in nematic liquid crystals,” Science 326, 1083-1086 (2009) | PDF

45. R. Pratibha, K. Park, I. I. Smalyukh, and W. Park, “Tunable optical metamaterial based on liquid crystal-gold nanosphere composites,” Optics Express 17, 19459-19469 (2009) | PDF

44. S. Anand, R.P. Trivedi, G. Stockdale, and I.I. Smalyukh , Non-contact optical control of multiple particles and defects using holographic optical trapping with phase-only liquid crystal spatial light modulator, Proc. SPIE 7232, 723208 (2009) | PDF



43. I.I. Smalyukh, J. Butler, J. D. Shrout, M. R. Parsek, and G.C.L. Wong, “Elasticity-mediated nematic-like bacterial organization in model extracellular DNA matrix,” Phys. Rev. E (R) 78 030701(R) (2008) | PDF; Featured in the Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research

42. A.V. Kachynski, A.N. Kuzmin, P.N. Prasad, and I.I. Smalyukh, “Realignment-enhanced coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) and three-dimensional imaging in anisotropic fluids,” Optics Express 16, 10617-10632 (2008) | PDF; Featured in the Virtual Journal of Biomedical Optics.

41. G.H. Lai, J.C. Butler, O.V. Zribi, I.I. Smalyukh, T.E. Angelini, K. Purdy, R. Golestanian, and G.C.L. Wong, “Self-organized gels in DNA/F-actin mixtures without crosslinkers: entangled networks of nematic domains with tunable density,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 218303 (2008) | PDF



40. A.V. Kachynski, A.N. Kuzmin, P.N. Prasad, and I.I. Smalyukh, "Coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) polarized microscopy of three-dimensional director structures in liquid crystals," Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 151905 (2007) | PDF

39. I.I. Smalyukh, "Confocal microscopy of director structures in strongly confined and composite systems," Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 477, 23-41 (2007) | PDF

38. I.I. Smalyukh, D.S. Kaputa, A.V. Kachynski, A.N. Kuzmin, and P.N. Prasad, "Optical trapping of director structures and defects in liquid crystals using laser tweezers," Optics Express 15, 4359 (2007) | PDF



37. I.I. Smalyukh, A.V. Kachynski, A.N. Kuzmin, and P.N. Prasad, "Laser trapping in anisotropic fluids and polarization-controlled particle dynamics," Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 103, 18048 (2006) | PDF

36. I.I. Smalyukh, O.V. Zribi, J.C. Butler, O.D. Lavrentovich, G.C.L. Wong, "Structure and Dynamics of Liquid Crystalline Pattern Formation in Drying Droplets of DNA," Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 177801 (2006) | PDF

35. M. Gu, I.I. Smalyukh, O.D. Lavrentovich, "Directed vertical alignment liquid crystal display with fast switching," Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 061110 (2006) | PDF

34. N. Gheorghiu, I.I. Smalyukh, O.D. Lavrentovich, J.T. Gleeson, "Three-dimensional imaging of dielectric patterns in electrohydrodynamic convection of a nematic liquid crystal," Phys. Rev. E 74, 041702 (2006) | PDF

33. B.I. Senyuk, I.I. Smalyukh, O.D. Lavrentovich, "Undulations of lamellar liquid crystals in cells with finite surface anchoring near and well above the threshold," Phys. Rev. E 74, 011712 (2006) | PDF

32. I.I. Smalyukh, B. I. Senyuk, S. V. Shiyanovskii, O. D. Lavrentovich, A. N. Kuzmin, A. V. Kachynski, and P.N. Prasad, "Optical Trapping, Manipulation, and 3D Imaging of Disclinations in Liquid Crystals and Measurement of their Line Tension," Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 450, 79-95 (2006) | PDF

31. I. I. Smalyukh and O. D. Lavrentovich
Defects, surface anchoring, and three-dimensional director fields in the lamellar structure of cholesteric liquid crystals
as studied by Fluorescence Confocal Polarizing Microscopy

Chapter in Topology in Condensed Matter, pp. 205-250
M. Monastyrsky (ed.), (Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences, Vol. 150, Springer, Berlin, 2006)



30. I.I. Smalyukh, O.D. Lavrentovich, A. Kuzmin, A. Kachynski, P.N.Prasad, "Elasticity-Mediated Self-Organization and Colloidal Interactions of Solid Spheres with Tangential Anchoring in a Nematic Liquid Crystal," Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 157801 (2005) | PDF

29. I.I. Smalyukh, A. Kuzmin, A. Kachynski, P.N.Prasad, O.D. Lavrentovich, "Optical trapping of colloidal particles and measurement of the defect line tension and colloidal forces in a thermotropic nematic liquid crystal," Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 021913 (2005) | PDF

28. I.I. Smalyukh, R. Pratibha, N.V. Madhusudana, O.D. Lavrentovich, "Selective imaging of 3D director fields and study of defects in biaxial smectic A liquid crystals," European Phys. J. E 16, 179 (2005) | PDF

27. B.I. Senyuk, I.I. Smalyukh, O.D. Lavrentovich, "Switchable two-dimensional gratings based on field-induced layer undulations in cholesteric liquid crystals," Opt. Lett. 30, 349-351 (2005) | PDF

26. I.I. Smalyukh, B. I. Senyuk, P. Palffy-Muhoray, O. D. Lavrentovich, H. Huang, E. C. Gartland, Jr., V. H. Bodnar, T. Kosa, B. Taheri, "Electric-field-induced nematic-cholesteric transition and three-dimensional director structures in homeotropic cells," Phys. Rev. E 72, 061707 (2005) | PDF

25. G. Liao, I.I. Smalyukh, J.R. Kelly, O.D. Lavrentovich, A. Jakli, "Electrorotation of colloidal particles in liquid crystals," Phys. Rev. E 72, 031704 (2005) | PDF

24. S.V Shiyanovskii, T. Schneider, I.I. Smalyukh et al, "Real-time microbe detection based on director distortions around growing immune complexes in lyotropic chromonic liquid crystals," Phys. Rev. E 71, 020702(R) (2005) | PDF

23. A. Vella, R. Intartaglia, C. Blank, I.I. Smalyukh et al, "Electric-field-induced deformation dynamics of a single nematic disclination," Phys. Rev. E 71, 061705 (2005) | PDF

22. G. Zhang, J. L. West, A. Glushchenko, I.I. Smalyukh, O. D. Lavrentovich, "Shearing effects of stressed liquid crystals with various liquid crystal domain sizes," SID Digest 36, 691 (2005) | PDF

21. S.V. Shiyanovskii, O.D. Lavrentovich, T. Schneider, T. Ishikawa, I.I. Smalyukh, C. Woolverton, G. Niehaus, K. J. Doane, "Lyotropic chromonic liquid crystals for biological sensing applications," Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 434, 587 (2005) | PDF

20. B.I. Senyuk, I.I. Smalyukh, O.D. Lavrentovich, "Electrically-controlled two-dimensional gratings based on layers undulations in cholesteric liquid crystals," Proc. SPIE 5936, 59360W1 (2005) | PDF

19. G. Zhang, A. Glushchenko, J. L. West, I.I. Smalyukh et al, "A model of stressed liquid crystals: close-packed, shaped liquid crystal droplets inside a sheared polymer matrix," Proc. SPIE 5936, 593615 (2005) | PDF

18. I.I. Smalyukh, B.I. Senyuk, M. Gu, O.D. Lavrentovich, "Focused laser beams and liquid crystals: fast three-dimensional imaging of structures and topological defects," Proc. SPIE 5947, 594707 (2005) | PDF



17. I.I. Smalyukh, S. Chernyshuk, B. Lev, A. Nych, U. Ognysta, V. Nazarenko, O.D. Lavrentovich, "Ordered Droplet Structures at the Liquid Crystal Surface and Elastic-Capillary Colloidal Interactions," Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 117801 (2004) | PDF



16. I.I. Smalyukh and O.D. Lavrentovich, Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 085503 (2003) | PDF

15. I.I. Smalyukh, R. Pratibha, O.D. Lavrentovich, N.V. Madhusudana, Liquid Crystals 30, 877 (2003) | PDF

14. S. Garg, K. Purdy, E. Bramley, I. Smalyukh, O. Lavrentovich, Liquid Crystals 30, 1377 (2003) | PDF



13. I.I. Smalyukh and O.D. Lavrentovich, Phys. Rev. E 66, 051703- 051716 (2002) | PDF

12. S. Nazzal, I.I. Smalyukh, O. D. Lavrentovich, and M.A. Khan, Int. J. of Pharmaceutics 235, 247-265 (2002) | PDF

11. I.I. Smalyukh, S. Shiyanovskii, D. Termine, O.D. Lavrentovich, G.I.T. Laboratory Journal 3, 118-120 (2002)



10. I.I. Smalyukh, S.V. Shiyanovskii, and O.D. Lavrentovich, Chem. Phys. Lett. 336, 88-96 (2001) | PDF

9. I.I. Smalyukh, S.V. Shiyanovskii, D.J. Termine, O.D. Lavrentovich, Imaging&Microscopy 3, 16-19 (2001)

8. S.V. Shiyanovskii, I.I. Smalyukh, and O.D. Lavrentovich
Computer simulations and fluorescence confocal polarizing microscopy of structures in cholesteric liquid crystals
Chapter in Defects in Liquid Crystals: Computer Simulations, Theory and Experiments, pp. 229-270
O.D. Lavrentovich, P. Pasini, C. Zannoni, and S. Zumer (eds.), (NATO Science Series, Vol. 43, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001)


2000 & before

7. I.I. Smalyukh and Yu. A. Nastishin, Ukrainian Phys. J. 45, 941-948 (2000)

6. Yu.A. Nastishin and I.I. Smalyukh, Optics & Spectroscopy 85, 465-468 (1998); Optika i spectroscopiya 85, 507-511 (1998)

5. Yu.A. Nastishin and I.I. Smalyukh, Journal of Physical Studies 2, 335-338 (1998)

4. Yu.A. Nastishin and I.I. Smalyukh, Proc. SPIE 3488, 149-155 (1998)

3. Yu.A. Nastishin, I.I. Smalyukh, and Z.Yu. Gotra, Proc. SPIE 3488, 21-28 (1998)

2. Gotra O.Z., Senyuk B. I., Smalyukh I.I., Visnyk LPNU 305, 82-86 (1996)

1. Z.Yu. Gotra, Yu.A. Nastishin, I.I. Smalyukh, B.I. Senyuk, Visnyk LPNU 305, 91-99 (1996)



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