Publications 2011

PREPRINTS:

CP Broedersz, M Sheinman and FC MacKintosh
Length-controlled elasticity in 3D fiber networks
arXiv:1108.4354.

M Sheinman, CP Broedersz and FC MacKintosh
Nonlinear effective medium theory of disordered spring networks
arXiv:1108.3981

NY Yao, CP Broedersz, M Depken, D Becker, MR Pollak, FC MacKintosh, DA Weitz
Stress-enhanced Gelation: A Dynamic Nonlinearity of Elasticity
preprint.

J Liu, KE Kasza, GH Koenderink, D Vader, CP Broedersz, FC MacKintosh, DA Weitz
Microscopic origins of nonlinear elasticity of biopolymer networks
preprint.

PUBLICATIONS:

Broedersz, C.P. & MacKintosh, F.C. (2011)
Molecular motors stiffen non-affine semiflexible polymer networks
Soft Materials, 7(7), 3186-3191.

CP Broedersz, X Mao, TC Lubensky, FC MacKintosh
Criticality and isostaticity in fiber networks
Nature Physics, 7: 983 (2011) 

Cate, M.E., MacKintosh, F.C.
Active soft matter
Soft Matter, 7(7), 3050-3051.

M. Das, F.C. MacKintosh
Mechanics of soft composites of rods in elastic gels
Phys Rev E, 84: 061906 (2011)

N Fakri, Enderlein J, Pasquali M, MacKintosh FC, Schmidt CF
Carbon nanotubes as mechanical probes of equilibrium and non-equilibrium cytoskeletal networks
European Biophysics Journal with Biophysics Letters, 40(1), 159  

Lin, Y.C., Koenderink, G.H., MacKintosh, F.C. & Weitz, D.A.
Control of non-linear elasticity in Factin networks with microtubules
Soft Matter, 7(3), 902-906.   

MacKintosh, F.C.
ACTIVE GELS Motors keep dynamics steady
Nature Materials, 10(6), 414-415.

MacKintosh, F.C.
Active soft matter
Soft Matter, 7(7), 3050-3051

Silva, M.S. e, Depken, S.M., Stuhrmann, B., Korsten, M., MacKintosh, F.C. & Koenderink, G.H.
Active multistage coarsening of actin networks driven by myosin motors
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108(23), 9408-9413.

NY Yao, D Becker, CP Broedersz, M Depken, MR Pollak, FC MacKintosh, DA Weitz
Nonlinear Viscoelasticity of Actin Transiently Cross-linked with Mutant α-Actinin-4
J Molecular Biology, 411: 1062 (2011).