Instability, Buckling, Pattern Formations

  • Instabilities in Soft Fiber Composites

J61. N. Arora, J. Li, and S. Rudykh, Tunable buckling configurations via in-plane periodicity in soft 3D-fiber composites: Simulations and experiments. International Journal of Solids and Structures 250, 111711 (2022) [PDF]

J49. N. Arora, J. Li, V. Slesarenko, and S. Rudykh, Microscopic and long-wave instabilities in 3D fiber composites with non-Gaussian hyperelastic phases. International Journal of Engineering Science 157, 103408 (2020) [PDF]

J29. J. Li, V. Slesarenko, P.I. Galich  and S. Rudykh, Instabilities and pattern formations in 3D-printed deformable fiber compositesComposites Part B 148, 114 – 122 (2018)  [PDF]

J28. P.I. Galich, V. Slesarenko, J. Li and S. Rudykh, Elastic instabilities and shear waves in hyperelastic composites with various periodic fiber arrangementsInternational Journal of Engineering Science 130, 51 – 61 (2018)  [PDF]

J21. V. Slesarenko and S. Rudykh, Microscopic and macroscopic instabilities in hyperelastic fiber composites Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids99, 471 – 482 (2017)  [PDF]

J2. S. Rudykh and G. deBotton, Instabilities of Hyperelastic Fiber Composites: Micromechanical Versus Numerical Analyses. Journal of Elasticity, 106, 123–147 (2012) [PDF]


  • Instabilities in Soft Laminates

J64. J. Li, V. Slesarenko, and S. Rudykh, Emergence of instability-driven domains in soft stratified materials. npj Computational Materials 8, 100 (2022) [PDF]

J38. N. Arora, A. Batan, J. Li, V. Slesarenko, and S. Rudykh, On the influence of inhomogeneous interfacial layers on instabilities in hyperelastic composites. Materials 12, 763 (2019) [PDF]

J37.  J. Li, V. Slesarenko, and S. Rudykh, Microscopic instabilities and elastic wave propagation in finitely deformed laminates with compressible hyperelastic phases. European Journal of Mechanics-A/Solids 73, 126-136 (2019) [PDF]

J33. V. Slesarenko, P. Galich, J. Li, N.X. Fang and S. Rudykh, Foreshadowing elastic instabilities by negative group velocity in soft compositesApplied Physics Letters 113, 031901 (2018) [PDF]

J18. V. Slesarenko and S. Rudykh, Harnessing viscoelasticity and instabilities for tuning wavy patterns in soft layered compositesSoft Matter, 12, 3677 – 3682 (2016)  [PDF]

J11. S. Rudykh and M.C. Boyce, Transforming Wave Propagation in Layered Media via instability-induced Wrinkling Interfacial LayerPhysical Review Letters 112, 034301 (2014) [PDF]

J5. Y. Li, N. Kaynia, S. Rudykh and M. C. Boyce, Wrinkling of Interfacial Layers in Stratified CompositesAdvanced Engineering Materials15 (10), 921–926 (2013) [PDF]


  • Instabilities in Soft Magento- and Electro-active Materials

J65. V. Chen, N. Arora, A. Goshkoderia,  C. Willey, Z. Turgut, P. Buskohl, S. Rudykh, A. Juhl, Mechanical instability tuning of a magnetorheological elastomer composite laminate. Composites Part B 251, 110472 (2023) [PDF]

J62. M. O’Neill, D. Sessions, N. Arora, V. Chen, A. Juhl, G. Huff, S. Rudykh, R. Shepherd, and P. Buskohl, Dielectric Elastomer Architectures with Strain-Tunable Permittivity. Advanced Materials Technologies 2200296 (2022) [PDF]

J59. M. Bahreman, N. Arora, H. Darijani, and S. Rudykh, Structural and material electro-mechanical instabilities in microstructured dielectric elastomer plates. European Journal of Mechanics / A Solids 94, 104534 (2022) [PDF]

J57. P. Pathak, N. Arora, and S. Rudykh, Magnetoelastic instabilities in soft laminates with ferromagnetic hyperelastic phases. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 213, 106862 (2022) [PDF]

J50.  A. Goshkoderia, V. Chen, J. Li, A. Juhl, P. Buskohl, and S. Rudykh, Instability-induced pattern formations in soft magnetoactive composites. Physical Review Letters 124, 158002 (2020) [PDF]

J45.  A. Goshkoderia, N. Arora, V. Slesarenko, J. Li, V. Chen, A. Juhl, P. Buskohl, and S. Rudykh, Tunable permittivity in dielectric elastomer composites under finite strains: Periodicity, randomness, and instabilities. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 105, 105880 (2020) [PDF]

J24. A. Goshkoderia and S. Rudykh, Stability of magnetoactive composites with periodic microstructures undergoing finite strains in the presence of a magnetic field Composites Part B, 128, 19 – 29  (2017) [PDF]

J19. A. Goshkoderia and S. Rudykh, Electromechanical macroscopic instabilities in soft dielectric elastomer composites with periodic microstructuresEuropean Journal of Mechanics – A/Solids65, 243 –256 (2017) [PDF]

J10. S. Rudykh, K. Bhattacharya and G. deBotton, Multiscale Instabilities in Soft Heterogeneous Dielectric ElastomersProceedings of the Royal Society A 470, 20130618 (2014) [PDF]

J4. S. Rudykh and K. Bertoldi, Stability of Anisotropic Magnetorheological Elastomers in Finite Deformations: A Micromechanical ApproachJournal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids61, 949–967 (2013) [PDF]

J3. S. Rudykh, K. Bhattacharya and G. deBotton, Snap-through Actuation of Thick-wall Electroactive Balloons.  International Journal of Nonlinear Mechanics47, 206–209 (2012) [PDF]

J1. S. Rudykh and G. deBotton, Stability of Anisotropic Electroactive Polymers with Application to Layered MediaZ. Angew. Math. Phys.(ZAMP), 62, 1131–1142 (2011) [PDF]


  • Instability-driven Pattern Formations

J68. Y. Xiang, D. Chen, N. Arora, Q. Yao, and S. Rudykh, Towards understanding the role of viscoelasticity in microstructural buckling in soft particulate composites. Composites Part B: Engineering 263, 110850 (2023) [PDF]

J63. D. Chen, N. Arora, Y. Xiang, J. Li, V. Slesarenko, and S. Rudykh, Instability-induced patterns and their post-buckling development in soft particulate composites. Mechanics of Materials 175, 104482 (2022) [PDF]

J54. J. Li, N. Arora, S. Rudykh, Elastic instabilities, microstructure transformations, and pattern formations in soft materials. Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science 25, 100898 (2021) [PDF]

J52. F. Greco, L. Leonetti, U. De Maio,  S. Rudykh, and A. Pranno, Macro- and micro-instabilities in incompressible bioinspired composite materials with nacre-like microstructure. Composite Structures 269, 114004 (2021) [PDF]

J42. J. Li, T. Dora, A. Goshkoderia, V. Slesarenko, and S. Rudykh, Domain formations and pattern transitions via instabilities in soft heterogeneous materials. Advanced Materials 31, 1807309 (2019) [PDF]

J40. J. Li and S. Rudykh, Tunable microstructure transformations and auxetic behavior in 3D-printed multiphase composites: the role of inclusion distribution. Composites Part B: Engineering 172, 352–362 (2019) [PDF]

J34. C. Gao, V. Slesarenko, M.C. Boyce, S. Rudykh and Y. Li, Instability-Induced Pattern Transformation in Soft Metamaterial with Hexagonal Networks for Tunable Wave PropagationScientific Reports 8, 11834 (2018) [PDF]

J31. J. Li, V. Slesarenko and S. Rudykh, Auxetic multiphase soft composite material design through instabilities with application for acoustic metamaterialsSoft Matter 14, 6171 – 6180 (2018) [PDF]