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

J63. 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

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

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]