## 2012

- J. Wang, C.S. Lu, Q. Wang, P. Xiao, F.J. Ke, Y.L. Bai, Y.G. Shen, X.Z. Liao and
**H.J. Gao**, "Influence of Microstructures on Mechanical Behaviours of SiC Nanowires: a Molecular Dynamics Study," 2012,*Nanotechnology*, Vol.**23**(2), 025703. - S. K. Soni, B.W. Sheldon, X.C. Xiao, M.W. Verbrugge, D. Ahn, H. Haftbaradaran and
**H.J. Gao**, "Stress Mitigation during the Lithiation of Patterned Amorphous Si Islands," 2012,*Journal of the Electrochemical Society*, Vol.**159**(1), pp. A38-A43. - Q.H. Cheng, B. Chen,
**H.J. Gao**and Y.W. Zhang, "Sliding-Induced Non-Uniform Pretension Governs Robust and Reversible Adhesion: a Revisit of Adhesion Mechanisms of Geckos," 2012,*Journal of the Royal Society Interface*, Vol.**9**(67), pp. 283-291. - B. Chen and
**H.J. Gao**, "Are Mammals Ferroelectric?" 2012,*Physics*, Vol.**5**, 19. - J.Z. Wang, J. Yao and
**H.J. Gao**, "Specific Adhesion of a Soft Elastic Body on a Wavy Surface," 2012,*Theoretical & Applied Mechanics Letters*, Vol.**2**, 014002. - Z.X. Wu, Y.W. Zhang, M.H. Jhon,
**H.J. Gao**, and D.J. Srolovitz, "Nanowire Failure: Long = Brittle and Short = Ductile," 2012,*Nano Letters*, Vol.**12**, pp. 910−914. - Z.Q. Zhang, T. Zhang, Y.W. Zhang, K.S. Kim and
**H.J. Gao**, "Strain-Controlled Switching of Hierarchically Wrinkled Surfaces between Superhydrophobicity and Superhydrophilicity," 2012,*Langmuir*, Vol.**28**(5), pp. 2753–2760. - H. Haftbaradaran, X.C. Xiao, M.W. Verbrugge and
**H.J. Gao**, "Method to Deduce the Critical Size for Interfacial Delamination of Patterned Electrode Structures and Application to Lithiation of Thin-Film Silicon Islands," 2012,*Journal of Power Sources*, Vol.**206**, pp. 357–366. - L. Sun, Q.H. Cheng,
**H.J. Gao**and Y.W. Zhang, "Effect of Loading Conditions on the Dissociation Behavior of Catch Bond Clusters," 2012,*Journal of the Royal Society Interface*, Vol.**9**(70), pp. 928-937. - Z.N. Zhang and
**H.J. Gao**, "Simulating Fracture Propagation in Rock and Concrete by an Augmented Virtual Internal Bond Method," 2012,*International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics*, Vol.**36**, pp. 459–482. - J.F. Waters, J. Kalow,
**H.J. Gao**and P.R. Guduru, "Axisymmetric Adhesive Contact under Equibiaxial Stretching," 2012,*Journal of Adhesion*, Vol.**88**(2), pp. 134-144. - S.W. Kim, X.Y. Li,
**H.J. Gao**and S. Kumar, "In situ Observations of Crack Arrest and Bridging by Nanoscale Twins in Copper Thin Films," 2012,*Acta Materialia*, Vol.**60**, 2959–2972. - H. Haftbaradaran and
**H.J. Gao**, "Ratcheting of silicon island electrodes on substrate due to cyclic intercalation," 2012,*Applied Physics Letters*, Vol.**100**(12), Art. No. 121907. - J. Wang, C.S. Lu, Q. Wang, P. Xiao, F.J. Ke, Y.L. Bai, Y.G. Shen, Y.B. Wang, X.Z. Liao and
**H.J. Gao**, "Self-Healing of Fractured One-Dimensional Brittle Nanostructures," 2012,*EPL*, Vol.**98**, 16010. - H. Haftbaradaran, S.K. Soni, B.W. Sheldon, X.C. Xiao and
**H.J. Gao**, "Modified Stoney Equation for Patterned Thin Film Electrodes on Substrates in the Presence of Interfacial Sliding," 2012,*Journal of Applied Mechanics*, Vol.**79**, Art. No. 031018. - T. Zhu and
**H.J. Gao**, "Plastic Deformation Mechanism in Nanotwinned Metals: An Insight from Molecular Dynamics and Mechanistic Modeling," 2012,*Scripta Materialia*, Vol.**66**, pp. 843–848. - X.J. Liu, Y.H. Zhou,
**H.J. Gao**and J.Z. Wang, "Anomalous Flexural Behaviors of Microtubules," 2012,*Biophysical Journal*, Vol.**102**, pp. 1793-1803. - B. Li, Y.P. Cao, X.Q. Feng and
**H.J. Gao**, "Mechanics of Morphological Instabilities and Surface Wrinkling in Soft Materials: a Review," 2012,*Soft Matter*, Vol.**8**, pp. 5728-5745. - Y. Cheng, X.H. Shi, N.M. Pugno and
**H.J. Gao**, "Substrate-Supported Carbon Nanoscroll Oscillator," 2012,*Physica E*, Vol.**44**, pp. 955–959. - X.H. Shi, B. Peng, N.M. Pugno and
**H.J. Gao**, "Stretch-Induced Softening of Bending Rigidity in Graphene," 2012,*Applied Physics Letters*, Vol.**100**(19), 191913. - G.K. Xu, X.Q. Feng, B. Li and
**H.J. Gao**, "Controlled Release and Assembly of Drug Nanoparticles via pH Responsive Polymeric Micelles: a Theoretical Study," 2012,*The Journal of Physical Chemistry B*, Vol.**116**, pp. 6003−6009. - W.L. Zhang, J. Qian, H.M. Yao, W.Q. Chen and
**H.J. Gao**, "Effects of Functionally Graded Materials on Dynamics of Molecular Bond Clusters," 2012,*Science China*, Vol.**55**(6), pp. 980–988. - Y. Shao, H.P. Zhao, X.Q. Feng and
**H.J. Gao**, "Discontinuous Crack-Bridging Model for Fracture Toughness Analysis of Nacre," 2012,*Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids*, Vol.**60**(8), pp. 1400–1419. - Y.F. Li, X.J. Li, Z.H. Li and
**H.J. Gao**, "Surface-Structure-Regulated Penetration of Nanoparticles across a Cell Membrane,"2012,*Nanoscale*, Vol.**4**, pp. 3768-3775. - Z.R. Guo, T.C. Chang, X.M. Guo and
**H.J. Gao**, "Mechanics of Thermophoretic and Thermally Induced Edge Forces in Carbon Nanotube Nanodevices," 2012,*Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids*, Vol.**60**(9), pp. 1676–1687. - P. Murali, Y.W. Zhang and
**H.J. Gao**, "On the Characteristic Length Scales Associated with Plastic Deformation in Metallic Glasses," 2012,*Applied Physics Letters*, Vol.**100**(20), Art. No. 201901. - D.C. Jang, X.Y. Li,
**H.J. Gao**and J.R. Greer, "Deformation Mechanisms in Nanotwinned Metal Nanopillars," 2012,*Nature Nanotechnology*, Vol.**7**(9), pp. 594–601. - X.D. Yang, P.F. He and
**H.J. Gao**, "Competing elastic and adhesive interactions govern deformation behaviors of aligned carbon nanotube arrays," 2012,*Applied Physics Letters*, Vol.**101**(5), Art. No. 053105. - M.X. Shi, B. Liu, Z.Q. Zhang, Y.W. Zhang and
**H.J. Gao**, "Direct Influence of Residual Stress on the Bending Stiffness of Cantilever Beams," 2012,*Proceedings of the Royal Society A*, Vol.**468**, pp. 2595-2613. - J. Wang, C.S. Lu, Q. Wang, P. Xiao, F.J. Ke, Y.L. Bai, Y.G. Shen, Y.B. Wang, B. Chen, X.Z. Liao and
**H.J. Gao**, "Self-Healing in Fractured GaAs Nanowires," 2012,*Acta Materialia*, Vol.**60**(15), pp. 5593–5600. - H.Y. Yuan and
**H.J. Gao**, "On the Mechanics of Integrin Clustering during Cell-Substrate Adhesion," 2012,*Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica*, Vol.**25**(5), pp. 467-472. - J.Z. Wang, L. Li and
**H.J. Gao**, "Compressed Wormlike Chain Moving out of Confined Space: A model of DNA Ejection from Bacteriophage," 2012,*Acta Mechanica Sinica*, Vol.**28**(4), pp. 1219–1226. - T. Zhang, X.Y. Li, S. Kadkhodaei and
**H.J. Gao**, "Flaw Insensitive Fracture in Nanocrystalline Graphene," 2012,*Nano Letters*, Vol.**12**(9), pp. 4605-4610. - L.Y. Zhang, Y. Li, Y.P. Cao, X.Q. Feng and
**H.J. Gao**, "Self-Equilibrium and Super-Stability of Truncated Regular Polyhedral Tensegrity Structures: a Unified Analytical Solution," 2012,*Proceedings of the Royal Society A*, Vol.**468**, pp. 3323–3347. - B. Chen, R. Kemkemer, M. Deibler, J. Spatz and
**H.J. Gao**, "Cyclic Stretch Induces Cell Reorientation on Substrates by Destabilizing Catch Bonds in Focal Adhesions," 2012,*PLoS ONE*, Vol.**7**(11), e48346. - X.Y. Li and
**H.J. Gao**, "Mechanics of Nanotwinned Hierarchical Metals,"*Nano and Cell Mechanics*, ed. H.D. Espinosa and G. Bao, Wiley, Chap. 11, pp. 129-162, 2012.

## 2011

- H. Pan, Y.W. Zhang, V.B. Shenoy and
**H.J. Gao**, "Metal-Functionalized Single-Walled Graphitic Carbon Nitride Nanotubes: A First-Principles Study on Magnetic Property," 2011,*Nanoscale Research Letters*, Vol.**6**(1), Art. No. 97. - H. Haftbaradaran, J. Song, W.A. Curtin and
**H.J. Gao**, "Continuum and Atomistic Models of Strongly Coupled Diffusion, Stress, and Solute Concentration," 2011,*Journal of Power Sources*, Vol.**196**(1), pp. 361-370. - X.C. Xiao, P. Liu, M.W. Verbrugge, H. Haftbaradaran and
**H.J. Gao**, "Improved Cycling Stability of Silicon Thin Film Electrodes through Patterning for High Energy Density Lithium Batteries," 2011,*Journal of Power Sources*, Vol.**196**(3), pp. 1409-1416. - J.Z. Wang and
**H.J. Gao**, "On Hyperelastic Stress-Strain Law of F-Actin Bundles," 2011,*Theoretical & Applied Mechanics Letters*, Vol.**1**, 014003. - B. Li, Y.P. Cao, X.Q. Feng and
**H.J. Gao**, "Surface Wrinkling of Mucosa Induced by Volumetric Growth: Theory, Simulation and Experiment," 2011,*Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids*, Vol.**59**, pp. 758–774. - Z.Q. Zhang, Y.W. Zhang and
**H.J. Gao**, "On Optimal Hierarchy of Load-Bearing Biological Materials," 2011,*Proceedings of the Royal Society B*, Vol.**278**, pp. 519-525. - J.Z. Wang and
**H.J. Gao**, "Brownian Dynamics Simulations of Charged Semiflexible Polymers Confined to Curved Surfaces,"*Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials*, 2011, Vol.**4**(2), pp. 174-179. - Y.B. Wang, L.F. Wang, H.J. Joyce, Q.A. Gao, X.Z. Liao, Y.W. Mai, H.H. Tan, J. Zou, S.P. Ringer,
**H.J. Gao**and C. Jagadish, "Super Deformability and Young's Modulus of GaAs Nanowires," 2011,*Advanced Materials*, Vol.**23**(11), pp. 1356-1360. - Z.Q. Zhang, B. Liu, K.C. Hwang and
**H.J. Gao**, "Surface-Adsorption-Induced Bending Behaviors of Graphene Nanoribbons," 2011,*Applied Physics Letters*, Vol.**98**(12), Art. No. 121909. - J.F. Waters,
**H.J. Gao**and P.R. Guduru, "On Adhesion Enhancement due to Concave Surface Geometries," 2011,*Journal of Adhesion*, Vol.**87**(3), pp. 194-213. - L. Sun, Q.H. Cheng,
**H.J. Gao**and Y.W. Zhang, "A Nonlinear Characteristic Regime of Biomembrane Force Probe," 2011,*Journal of Biomechanics*, Vol.**44**(4), pp. 662-668. - H. Pan, Y.W. Zhang, V.B. Shenoy and
**H.J. Gao**, "Ab Initio Study on the Size and Chirality Effects on the Encapsulation of Tetrafluorotetracyano-p-quinodimethane inside Carbon Nanotubes," 2011,*Journal of Physical Chemistry C*, Vol.**115**(13), pp. 5280-5285. - H. Pan, Y.W. Zhang, V.B. Shenoy and
**H.J. Gao**, "Ab Initio Study on a Novel Photocatalyst: Functionalized Graphitic Carbon Nitride Nanotube," 2011,*ACS Catalysis*, Vol.**1**(2), pp. 99-104. - H. Pan, Y.W. Zhang, V.B. Shenoy and
**H.J. Gao**, "Effects of H-, N-, and (H, N)-doping on the photocatalytic activity of TiO2," 2011,*Journal of Physical Chemistry C*, Vol.**115**(24), pp. 12224-12231. - T.K. Bhandakkar and
**H.J. Gao**, "Cohesive Modeling of Crack Nucleation in a Cylindrical Electrode under Axisymmetric Diffusion Induced Stresses," 2011,*International Journal of Solids and Structures*, Vol.**48**(16-17), pp. 2304-2309. - B. Li, Y.P. Cao, X.Q. Feng and
**H.J. Gao**, "Surface Wrinkling Patterns on a Core-Shell Soft Sphere," 2011,*Physical Review Letters*, Vol.**106**, Art. No. 234301. - S. Kumar, X.Y. Li, M.A. Haque and
**H.J. Gao**, "Is Stress Concentration Relevant for Nanocrystalline Metals?" 2011,*Nano Letters*, Vol.**11**, pp. 2510–2516. - G.J. Rizza, J. Qian and
**H.J. Gao**, "Effects of Contact Surface Shape on Lifetime of Cellular Focal Adhesion," 2011,*Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures*, Vol.**6**(1-4), pp. 495-510. - B. Chen and
**H.J. Gao**, "Motor Force Homeostasis in Skeletal Muscle Contraction," 2011,*Biophysical Journal*, Vol.**101**(2), pp. 396-403. - P. Murali, T.K. Bhandakkar, W.L. Cheah, M.H. Jhon,
**H.J. Gao**and R. Ahluwalia, "Role of Modulus Mismatch on Crack Propagation and Toughness Enhancement in Bioinspired Composites," 2011,*Physical Review E*, Vol.**84**, Art. No. 015102. - L.L. Zhu, H. Ruan, X.Y. Li, M. Dao,
**H.J. Gao**and J. Lu, "Modeling Grain Size Dependent Optimal Twin Spacing for Achieving Ultimate High Strength and Related High Ductility In Nanotwinned Metals," 2011,*Acta Materialia*, Vol.**59**, pp. 5544-5557. **H.J. Gao**, J. Qian and B. Chen, "Probing Mechanical Principles of Focal Contacts in Cell–Matrix Adhesion with a Coupled Stochastic–Elastic Modeling Framework," 2011,*Journal of the Royal Society Interface*, Vol.**8**(62), pp. 1217-1232.- X. Yi, X.H. Shi and
**H.J. Gao**, "Cellular Uptake of Elastic Nanoparticles," 2011,*Physical Review Letters*, Vol.**107**(9), Art. No. 098101. - X. Guo, F. Jin and
**H.J. Gao**, "Mechanics of Non-Slipping Adhesive Contact on a Power-Law Graded Elastic Half-Space," 2011,*International Journal of Solids and Structures*, Vol.**48**(18), pp. 2565-2575. - J. Wang, C.S. Lu, Q. Wang, P. Xiao, F. J. Ke, Y.L. Bai, Y.G. Shen, X.Z. Liao and
**H.J. Gao**, "Understanding Large Plastic Deformation of SiC Nanowires at Room Temperature," 2011,*Europhysics Letters*, Vol.**95**, Art. No. 63003. - Z.R. Guo, T.C. Chang, X.M. Guo and
**H.J. Gao**, "Thermal-Induced Edge Barriers and Forces in Interlayer Interaction of Concentric Carbon Nanotubes," 2011,*Physical Review Letters*, Vol.**107**(10), Art. No. 105502. - X.H. Shi, A. von dem Bussche, R.H. Hurt, A.B. Kane and
**H.J. Gao**, "Cell Entry of One-Dimensional Nanomaterials Occurs by Tip Recognition and Rotation," 2011,*Nature Nanotechnology*, Vol.**6**(11), pp. 714–719. - P. Murali, T.F. Guo, Y.W. Zhang, R. Narasimhan, Y. Li and
**H.J. Gao**, "Atomic Scale Fluctuations Govern Brittle Fracture and Cavitation Behavior in Metallic Glasses," 2011,*Physical Review Letters*, Vol.**107**(21), Art. No. 215501. - X.D. Yang, P.F. He and
**H.J. Gao**, "Modeling Frequency- and Temperature-Invariant Dissipative Behaviors of Randomly Entangled Carbon Nanotube Networks under Cyclic Loading," 2011,*Nano Research*, Vol.**4**(12), pp. 1191-1198. - X.H. Shi, N.M Pugno and
**H.J. Gao**, "Constitutive Behavior of Pressurized Carbon Nanoscrolls," 2011,*International Journal of Fracture*, Vol.**171**(2), pp. 163-168.