Publications


  Refereed   Invited Articles   Proceedings   Thesis

Refereed Journals

[93] Comment on "Elastic Membrane Deformations Govern Interleaflet Coupling of Lipid-Ordered Domains, J. J. Williamson and P. D. Olmsted, Physical Review Letters 116 (2016) 079801.

[92] Perspectives on the viscoelasticity and flow behavior of entangled linear and branched polymers, F. Snijkers, R. Pasquino, P. D. Olmsted, and D. Vlassopoulos, Journal of Physics Condensed Matter (Topical Review), 27 (2015) 473002.

[91] Kinetics of symmetry and asymmetry in a phase-separating bilayer membrane, J. J. Williamson and P. D. Olmsted, Physical Review E 92 (2015) 052721

[90] Nucleation of registered domains in the coupled leaflets of a bilayer, J. J. Williamson and P. D. Olmsted, Soft Matter 11 (2015) 8948-8959

[89] Dynamics of an asymmetric bilayer lipid membrane in a viscous solvent, R. J. Bingham, S. W. Smye, and P. D. Olmsted, Europhysics Letters 111 (2015) 18004 [Editor's Suggestion].

[88] Registered and antiregistered phase separation of mixed amphiphilic bilayers, J. J. Williamson and P. D. Olmsted, Biophysical Journal 108 (2015)1963-1976 (Cover image).

[87] Amyloid fibril bending and ring formation at liquid interfaces, Sophia Jordens, Emily E. Riley, Ivan Usov, Lucio Isa, Peter D. Olmsted, and Raffaele Mezzenga, ACS Nano 8 (2014) 11071-11079.

[86] Fast cholesterol flip-flop and lack of swelling in skin lipid multilayers, Chinmay Das, Massimo Noro, and Peter D. Olmsted, Soft Matter 10 (2014) 7346.

[85] Comment on 'New Experiments for Improved Theoretical Description of Nonlinear Rheology of Entangled Polymers', Richard S. Graham, Ewan P. Henry, and Peter D. Olmsted, Macromolecules 46 (2013) 9849- 9854.

[85] Actin Polymerization on Supported Cationic Lipid Membranes
George Heath, Benjamin Johnson, Peter D Olmsted, Simon Connell, and Stephen D. Evans, Biophysical Journal 105 (2013) 2355-2365.

[84] Lamellar and inverse micellar structures of skin lipids: Effect of templating
Chinmay Das, Peter D. Olmsted, and Massimo Noro, Physical Review Letters 111 (2013) 141801

[83] Apparent Fracture in Polymer Fluids under Step Shear
OS Agimelen and PD Olmsted, Physical Review Letters 110 (2013) 204503

[82] Critical Point Fluctuations in Supported Lipid Membranes
Simon D Connell, G Heath, Peter D Olmsted, and Anastasis Kisil, Faraday Discussions 161 (2013) 91-111.

[81] Rapid quantification of the plasma clearance kinetics of a gadolinium-based contrast agent by photo- induced triplet harvesting
Stewart Russell, Ryan Casey, Minh Hoang, Benjamin W Little, Peter D Olmsted, David S Rumschitzki, Youssef Wadhghiri, and Edward A Fisher, Analytical Chemistry 84 (2012) 8106-8109.

[80] Manipulation and sorting of membrane proteins using patterned diffusion-aided ratchets with AC fields in supported bilayers
MR Cheetham, JP Bramble, DGG McMillan, RJ Bushby, PD Olmsted, LJC Jeuken, and SD Evans, Soft Matter 8 (2012) 5459-5465.

[79] Concentrating membrane proteins using asymmetric traps and AC fields
MR Cheetham, JP Bramble, DGG McMillan, L Krzeminski, X Han, BRG Johnson, RJ Bushby, PD Olmsted, LJC Jeuken, SJ Marritt, JN Butt, and SD Evans, Journal of the American Chemical Society 133 (2011) 6521-6424.

[78] A meniscus unstability in shear banding fluids driven by second normal stress differences
S Skorski and PD Olmsted, Journal of Rheology 55 (2011) 1219-1246 .

[77] Transient shear banding in entangled polymers: a study using the Rolie-Poly model
JM Adams, SM Fielding, and PD Olmsted, Journal of Rheology 55 (2011) 1007-1032..

[76] Nano-scale mechanical probing of supported lipid bilayers with atomic force microscopy
K Sheik, C Das, PD Olmsted, and SD Connell Physical Review E 82 (2010) 041920.

[75] Statistical mechanics far from equilibrium: prediction and test for a sheared system
RML Evans, RA Simha, A Baule, and PD Olmsted Physical Review E 81 (2010) 051109.

[74] Undulation instability in a bilayer lipid membrane due to electric field interaction with lipid dipoles
RJ Bingham, PD Olmsted, and SW Smye Physical Review E 81 (2010) 051909.

[73] Influence of boundary conditions and confinement on nonlocal effects in flows of wormlike micellar systems
C Masselon, A Colin, and PD Olmsted, Physical Review E 81 (2010) 021502.

[72] Kinetic Monte Carlo flow-induced nucleation in polymer melts
RS Graham and PD Olmsted, Faraday Discussions 144 (2010) 71-92.

[71] Reply to Comment
JM Adams and PD Olmsted, Physical Review Letters 103 (2009) 219802.

[70] Water permeation through stratum corneum lipid bilayers from atomistic simulations
C Das, PD Olmsted, and MG Noro Soft Matter 5 (2009) 4549-4555.

[69] Simulation studies of Stratum Corneum lipid membranes
C Das, PD Olmsted, and MG Noro Biophysical Journal 97 (2009) 1941-1951.

[68] Coarse-grained simulations of flow-induced nucleation in semi-crystalline polymers
RS Graham and PD Olmsted, Physical Review Letters 103 (2009) 115702.

[67] Two-dimensional perturbations in a scalar model for shear-banding
JLA Dubbeldam and PD Olmsted European Physical Journal E 29 (2009) 363-378.

[66] Experimental observations and matching viscoelastic specific work predictions of flow-induced crystallization for molten polyethylene within two flow geometries
L Scelsi, MR Mackley, H Klein, PD Olmsted, RS Graham, OG Harlen, and TCB McLeish, Journal of Rheology 53 (2009) 859-876.

[65] Nonmonotonic models are not necessary to obtain shear banding phenomena in entangled polymer solutions
JM Adams and PD Olmsted Physical Review Letters 27 (2009) 067801.

[64] Manipulation and charge determination of proteins in photopatterned solid supported bilayers
Xiaojun Han, Matthew R Cheetham, Khizar Sheikh, Peter D Olmsted, Richard J Bushby and Stephen D Evans, Integrative Biology 1 (2009) 205-211.

[62] The interplay between boundary conditions and flow geometries in shear banding: Hysteresis, band configurations, and surface transitions
JM Adams, SM Fielding, and PD Olmsted, J Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 151 (2008) 101-118.

[61]The specific work of flow as a criterion for orientation in polymer crystallisation
OO Mykhaylyk, P Chambon, RS Graham, JPA Fairclough, PD Olmsted, and AJ Ryan, Macromolecules 41 (1901) 2008.

[60] Vorticity Banding During the Lamellar-to-Onion Transition in a Lyotropic Surfactant Solution in Shear Flow
GMH Wilkins and PD Olmsted, European Physical Journal E 21 (2006) 133.

[59] Validation of the Jarzynski relation for a system with strong thermal coupling: an isothermal ideal gas model
A Baule, RML Evans, and PD Olmsted, Physical Review E 74 (2006) 061117.

[58] Internal protein dynamics shifts the distance to the mechanical transition state
DK West, E Paci, and PD Olmsted, Physical Review E 74 (2006) 061912.

[57] Free energy for protein folding from nonequilibrium using the Jarzynski equality
DK West, PD Olmsted, and E Paci, Journal of Chemical Physics 125 (2006) 204910.

[56] Lipid organization and the morphology of solid-like domains in phase-separating binary lipid membranes
V Gordon, WCK Poon, S Egelhaaf, PA Beales, ME Cates, FC MacKintosh, PD Olmsted, and Z, Zhao, Journal of Physics Condensed Matter 18 (2006) L415-L420.

[55] Shear induced crystallization in model blends of linear and long-chain branched hydrogenated polybutadienes
EL Heeley, CM Ferneyhough, RS Graham, PD Olmsted, N Inkson, J Embery, DJ Groves, T McLeish, A Morgovan, F Meneau, W Bras, and AJ Ryan, Macromolecules 39 (2006) 5058-5071.

[54] Mechanical unfolding revisited through a simple but realistic model
DK West, PD Olmsted, and E Paci, Journal of Chemical Physics 124 (2006) 154909.

[53] Effect of hydrophobic mismatch on phase behaviour of lipid membranes
EJ Wallace, ND Hooper, and PD Olmsted, Biophysical Journal 90 (2006) 4104.

[52] Nonlinear Dynamics of an Interface between Shear Bands
SM Fielding and PD Olmsted Physical Review Letters 96 (2006) 104502

[51] Mechanical resistance of proteins explained using simple molecular models
Daniel K. West, David J. Brockwell, Peter D. Olmsted, Sheena E. Radford, and Emanuele Paci, Biophysical Journal 90 (2006) 287-297.

[50] Mechanically unfolding the small, topologically simple protein L
David J Brockwell Godfrey S Beddard, Emanuele Paci, Dan K West, Peter D Olmsted, D Alastair Smith, and Sheena E Radford, Biophysical Journal 89 (2005) 506-513.

[49] Phase Coexistence in Mixed Fluid Membranes
JL Harden, FC MacKintosh, and PD Olmsted, Physical Review E 72 (2005) 011903.

[48] The kinetics of phase separation in asymmetric membranes
EJ Wallace and PD Olmsted, Biophysical Journal 88 (2005) 4072-4083.

[47] Birefringence Banding in a Micellar Solution or the Complexity of Heterogeneous Flow
S. Lerouge, JP Decruppe, and P Olmsted, Langmuir 20 (2004) 11355-11365.

[46] Lateral phase separation in mixtures of lipids and cholesterol systems
S Komura, H Shirotori, PD Olmsted, and D Andelman Europhysics Letters 67 (2004) 321-327.

[45] Equilibrium Onions?
L Ramos, D Roux, PD Olmsted, and ME Cates Europhysics Letters 66 (2004) 888-894.

[44] Spatio-temporal oscillations and rheochaos in a simple model of shear banding
SM Fielding and PD Olmsted, Physical Review Letters 92 (2004) 084502 .

[43] Rheological and stuctural characterization of hydrophobically modified polyacrylamide solutions in the semidilute regime
V Castelletto, IW Hamley, W Xue, JS Pedersen, and PD Olmsted, Macromolecules 37 (2004) 1492-1501.

[42] Synthesis and characterization of hydrophobically modified polyacrylamides and some observations on rheological properties
W Xue, IW Hamley, V Castelletto, and PD Olmsted European Polymer Journal 40 (2004) 47-56 .

[41] Kinetics of the shear banding instability
SM Fielding and PD Olmsted, Physical Review E68 (2003) 036313.

[40] Pulling geometry defines the mechanical resistance of a beta-sheet protein
DJ Brockwell, E Paci, RC Zinober, GS Beddard, PD Olmsted, DA Smith, RN Perham, and SE Radford, Nature Structural Biology 10 (2003) 731. Reviewed in Nature Structural Biology 10 (2003) 674-676 (News and Views), Science 301 (2003) 1291.

[39] Early stage kinetics in a unified model of shear-induced demixing and mechanical shear banding instabilities
SM Fielding and PD Olmsted, Physical Review Letters 90 (2003) 224501.

[38] Flow phase diagrams for concentration-coupled shear banding instability
SM Fielding and PD Olmsted, European Physical Journal E 11 (2003) 65-83.

[37]The early stages of crystallization in isotactic polypropylene
EJ Heeley, AV Maidens, PD Olmsted, W Bras, IP Dolbnya, JPA Fairclough, NJ Terrill, and AJ Ryan, Macromolecules 36 (2003) 3656-3665.

[36] Timescales in shear banding of wormlike micelles
O.Radulescu, P.D.Olmsted, J.P.Decruppe, S.Lerouge, J.F.Berret, G.Porte Europhysics Letters, 62 (2003) 230-236.

[35] Are metastable, precrystallisation, density-fluctuations a universal phenomena?
Ellen L. Heeley, C. Kit Poh, Wu Li, Anna Maidens, Wim Bras, Igor P. Dolbnya, Anthony J. Gleeson, Nicolas J. Terrill, J. Patrick A. Fairclough, Peter D. Olmsted, Rile I. Ristic, Micheal J. Hounslow, and Anthony J. Ryan, Faraday Discussions 122 (2003) 343-361.

[34] Dynamical coarse-graining of highly fluctuating membranes under shear flow
SW Marlow and PD Olmsted, Physical Review E66 (2002) 061706; preprint (2002).

[33] Mechanically unfolding proteins: the effect of unfolding history and the supramolecular scaffold
RC Zinober, DJ Brockwell, GS Beddard, AW Blake, PD Olmsted, SE Radford, and DA Smith, Protein Science 11 (2002) 2759-2765.

[32] The Effect of Shear Flow on the Helfrich Interaction in Lyotropic Lamellar Systems
SW Marlow and PD Olmsted, European Physical Journal E 8 (2002) 485-497.

[31] Transient and stationary flow behaviour of side chain liquid crystalline polymers: Evidence of a shear-induced isotropic to nematic phase transition
C Pujolle-Robic, PD Olmsted, and L Noirez, Europhysics Letters, 59 (2001) 364-369.

[30] The Effect of Core Destabilisation on the Mechanical Resistance of I27
DJ Brockwell, GS Beddard, J Clarkson, RC Zinober, AW Blake, J Trinick, PD Olmsted, DA Smith, and SE Radford, Biophysical Journal, 83 (2002) 458-472.

[29] Instability of Myelin Tubes under Dehydration
C-M Chen, CF Schmidt, PD Olmsted, and FC MacKintosh, Physical Review E64 (2001) 050903 .

[28] A Minimal Model for Vorticity and Gradient Banding in Complex Fluids
JL Goveas and PD Olmsted, European Physical Journal E 6 (2001) 79-89.

[27] Cell Dynamics Simulations of Shear Induced Alignment and Defect Annihilation in Stripe Patterns Formed by Block Copolymers
SR Ren, IW Hamley, PIC Teixeira, and PD Olmsted, Physical Review E63 (2001) 041503 .

[26] Micro- vs. macro-phase separation in binary blends of poly(styrene)-poly(isoprene) and poly(isoprene)-poly(ethylene oxide) diblock copolymers
H Frielinghaus, N Hermsdorf, K Almdal, K Mortensen, L Messe, L Corvazier, JPA Fairclough, AJ Ryan, PD Olmsted and IW Hamley, Europhysics Letters 53 (2001) 680-686.

[25] Shear Modulus of Polyelectrolyte Gels Under Electric Field
CJ Whiting, AM Voice, PD Olmsted, and TCB McLeish, Journal of Physics Condensed Matter 13 (2001) 1381-1393.

[24] Matched Asymptotic Solutions for the Steady Banded Flow of the Johnson-Segalman Model in Various Geometries
O Radulescu and PD Olmsted, Journal of non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 91 (2000) 141-162 (preprint).

[23] The Johnson-Segalman model with a diffusion term: a mechanism for stress selection
PD Olmsted, O Radulescu, and CYD Lu, Journal of Rheology 44 (2000) 257-275 (preprint).

[22] Effect of Non-local Stress on the Determination of Shear Banding Flow
C-YD Lu, PD Olmsted, and RC Ball, Physical Review Letters 84 (2000) 642-645 , (preprint).

[21] Anomalous Difference in the Order-Disorder Transition Temperature Comparing a Symmetric diblock copolymer $AB$ with its Hetero-four-arm Star Analog $A_2B_2$.
DMA Buzza, IW Hamley, AH Fzea, M Moniruzzaman, JB Allgaier, RN Young, PD Olmsted, and TCB McLeish,  Macromolecules 32 (1999) 7483-7495.

[20] Two-state shear diagrams for complex fluids in shear flow
PD Olmsted,  Europhysics Letters 48 (1999) 339-345. (preprint)

[19] Phase Separation of Rigid-Rod Suspensions in Shear Flow
PD Olmsted and C-YD Lu, Physical Review E 60 (1999) 4397-4415. (preprint)

[18] A Scattering Study of Nucleation Phenomena in Polymer Crystallisation
AJ Ryan, JPA Fairclough, NJ Terrill, PD Olmsted, and WCK Poon, Faraday Discussions 112 (1999) 13-30.

[17] Phase Coexistence of Complex Fluids in Shear Flow
PD Olmsted and CY-D Lu, Faraday Discussions 112 (1999) 183-194, (preprint).

[16] Lifshitz points in blends of AB and BC diblock copolymers
PD Olmsted and IW Hamley, Europhysics Letters 45 (1999) 83-89. (preprint).

[15] Spinodal-assisted nucleation in polymer melts
PD Olmsted, WCK Poon, TCB McLeish, AJ Ryan, and NJ Terrill, Physical Review Letters 81 (1998) 373-376 (ps or pdf)

[14] Strong-Segregation Theory of Bicontinuous Phases in Block Copolymers
PD Olmsted and ST Milner, Macromolecules 31 (1998) 4011-4022 (preprint).

[13] Microscopic Viscoelasticity: Shear Moduli of Soft Materials Determined from Thermal Fluctuations
F Gittes, B Schnurr, PD Olmsted, FC MacKintosh, and CF Schmidt, Physical Review Letters 79 (1997) 3286-3289.

[12] Coexistence and Phase Separation in Sheared Complex Fluids
PD Olmsted and C-YD Lu, Physical Review E 56 (1997) R56-59.

[11] Analytic weak-segregation theory of bicontinuous phases in diblock copolymers
ST Milner and PD Olmsted, Journal de Physique II 7 (1997) 249-255.

[10] Instability and front propagation in laser-tweezed lipid bilayer tubules
PD Olmsted and FC MacKintosh, Journal de Physique II 7 (1997) 139-156.

[9] Some Properties of Membranes in Nematic Solvents
PD Olmsted and EM Terentjev, Journal de Physique II 6 (1996), 49-56.

[8] Mean Field Nematic-Smectic-A Transition in a Random Polymer Network
PD Olmsted and EM Terentjev, Physical Review E 53 (1996) 2444-2453. (abstract or PDF or PS preprint)

[7] Rotational Invariance and Goldstone Modes in Nematic Elastomers and Gels
PD Olmsted, Journal de Physique II (France) 4 (1994) 2215-2230.

[6] Strain-Induced Nematic Phase Separation in Polymer Gels and Blends.
PD Olmsted and ST Milner, Macromolecules 27 (1994) 6648-6660 (.pdf)

[5] Fluctuation Corrections to Mean-Field Theory for Homopolymer-Copolymer Macrophase Separation: Sequence Distribution Effects
PD Olmsted and ST Milner, Macromolecules 27 (1994) 1964-1967 (.pdf) .

[4] Strong-Segregation Theory of Bicontinuous Phases in Block Copolymers
PD Olmsted and ST Milner, Physical Review Letters 72 (1994) 936-939, (preprint); 74 (1995) 829, (erratum).

[3] Nematogenic Fluids Under Shear Flow: State Selection, Coexistence, Phase Transitions, and Critical Behavior
PD Olmsted and P Goldbart, Physical Review A 46 (1992) 4966-4993.

[2] Theory of the Non-Equilibrium Phase Transition for Nematic Liquid Crystals Under Shear Flow
PD Olmsted and P Goldbart, Physical Review A 41 (1990) 4578-4581.

[1] Estimation of Material Parameters from the Observation of Paraconductivity in Y-Ba-Cu-O
N Goldenfeld, PD Olmsted, TA Friedman, and DM Ginsberg, Solid State Communications 65 (1988) 465-468

Invited Articles

[6] Binding of realistically-shaped peptides to membrane curvature
Peter Olmsted, commentary in Journal Club for Condensed Matter Physics (August 2015), on the following paper: arXiv:1412.2371.

[5] Discontinuous Shear Thickening in non-Brownian Suspensions
Peter Olmsted, commentary in Journal Club for Condensed Matter Physics (April 2014), on the following papers: arXiv:1309.1002 arXiv:1306.5985 arXiv:1311.4099 arXiv:1403.6793

[4] Free energy landscapes of proteins: insights from mechanical probes
Zu Thur Yew, Peter D Olmsted, and Emanuele Paci, Advances in Chemical Physics: "Single-Molecule Biophysics: Experiment and Theory" 146 (2012) 395-417.

[3] Perspectives on Shear Banding in Complex Fluids
PD Olmsted Rheologica Acta 47 (2008) 283-300.

[2] Dynamics and flow-induced phase separation in polymeric fluids
PD Olmsted, Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science, 4 (1999) 95-100. Preprint available in PostScript or; Adobe PDF formats.

[1] Wormlike micelles stir up a storm
PD Olmsted, Physics World June 1998, 22-23.

Conference Proceedings

[9] Self assembly and properties of lipid membranes, PD Olmsted, in Soft Condensed Matter Physics in Molecular and Cell Biology, eds. WCK. Poon and D. Andelman (Taylor and Francis, 2006. Lectures from a NATO ASI, 29 March-8 April 2004.

[8] Phase behaviour of three-component lipid mixtures, S Komura, H Shirotori, and PD Olmsted, Journal of Physics, Condensed Matter 17 (2005) S2951-S2956. From the International Workshop on the Physics of Soft Matter Complexes (29 Nov - 2 Dec 2004), Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan.

[7] Unfolding Dynamics of Proteins Under Applied Force
DA Smith, DJ Brockwell, RC Zinober, AW Blake, GS Beddard, PD Olmsted, and SE Radford, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 361 (2003) 713-730. From the Royal Society Discussion Meeting, "Slow Dynamics in Complex Systems", 25-26 September 2002.

[6] Shear-banding in reaction-diffusion models
O Radulescu and PD Olmsted, Rheologica Acta 38 (1999) 606-613.

[5] Local viscoelasticity of biopolymer solutions
B Schnurr, F Gittes, PD Olmsted, CF Schmidt, and FC MacKintosh, Proceedings of 1996 MRS Fall Meeting (Boston, MA) 463 (1997) 15-20.

[4] Instability and front propagation in laser-tweezed lipid bilayer tubules
PD Olmsted and FC MacKintosh, Proceedings of 1996 MRS Fall Meeting (Boston, MA) 463 (1997) 173-178.

[3] Nematogenic Fluids in Shear Flow: A Laboratory for Nonequilibrium Physics
PM Goldbart and PD Olmsted, Proc. of Complex Fluids: XII Sitges Conf. (Sitges-Barcelona, Spain; June 1-5, 1992) ed. L Garrido (Springer-Verlag: Berlin) (Lecture Notes in Physics 415) (1993).

[2] Light Scattering Near the Shear-Induced Critical Point in Nematic Liquid Crystals
PD Olmsted and P Goldbart. Complex Fluids, Proceedings of 1991 MRS Fall Meeting (Boston, MA), MRS Proceedings 248 (1992) 179-184, Eds. E Sirota, D Weitz, T Witten, J Israelachvili (preprint).

[1] Non-Equilibrium Phase Transitions in Nematic Liquid Crystals Under Shear Flow
PD Olmsted and P Goldbart, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 198 (1991) 265-271 (presented at the 13th International Liquid Crystal Conference (Vancouver BC, Canada) 1990).

Thesis

The effect of shear flow on the isotropic-nematic transition in liquid crystals
PD Olmsted, Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Physics, University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign (Advisor, Professor Paul Goldbart). August 1991. (.dvi file), (.ps file), (.pdf file). Unfortunately the figures are not in this file.
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