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Failure of soft seals

B. Druecke, E. B. Dussan V., N. Wicks and A. E. Hosoi. “Large elastic deformation as a mechanism for soft seal leakage.” J. Appl. Phys. 117, 104511 (2015) | pdf … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

On digging

Hosoi & Goldman. “Beneath Our Feet: Strategies for Locomotion in Granular Media.” Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 47: 431-453. (Volume publication date January 2015). First published online as a … Continue reading

January 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Buckling tubes

Hoberg, Verneuil, & Hosoi. “Elastocapillary flows in flexible tubes.” Phys. Fluids 26, 122103 (2014). | pdf | DOI: 10.1063/1.4902509

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nadia in the News

| Slashdot | Engadget | Mashable | TechCrunch | Material Views | Science Update |CNET |

July 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Self-healing composites

Nadia G. Cheng, Arvind Gopinath, Lifeng Wang, Karl Iagnemma, A. E. Hosoi. “Thermally Tunable, Self-Healing Composites for Soft Robotic Applications.” Macromol. Mater. Eng. 2014, DOI: 10.1002/mame.201400017. | pdf | Abstract … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nadia’s materials in the news

Squishy robots: phase-changing material could allow even low-cost robots to switch between hard and soft states. Full story here.

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Drag Kings

On drag and cycling in JFM’s Focus on Fluids. Full article. JFM Blog entry.

May 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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