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Modeling and simulations of solutions of active polymers Modeling and simulations of suspensions of self-propelled particles Modeling and simulations of flagellar propulsion Modeling and simulations of mechanical stigmergy Particle-based mesoscale simulations of complex fluids

20022019

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2019

CRISP2 Is a Regulator of Multiple Aspects of Sperm Function and Male Fertility

Lim, S., Kierzek, M., O'Connor, A. E., Brenker, C., Merriner, D. J., Okuda, H., Volpert, M., Gaikwad, A., Bianco, D., Potter, D., Prabhakar, R., Strünker, T. & O'Bryan, M. K., 1 Apr 2019, In : Endocrinology. 160, 4, p. 915-924 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Linear stability of an active fluid interface

Nagilla, A., Prabhakar, R. & Jadhav, S., 1 Feb 2018, In : Physics of Fluids. 30, 2, 7 p., 022109.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Effect of stretching-induced changes in hydrodynamic screening on coil-stretch hysteresis of unentangled polymer solutions

Ranganathan, P., Sasmal, C., Nguyen, D. A., Sridhar, T. & Prakash, J. R., 1 Jan 2017, In : Physical Review Fluids. 2, 1, 8 p., 011301.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Influence of stretching induced self-concentration and self-dilution on coil-stretch hysteresis and capillary thinning of unentangled polymer solutions

Prabhakar, R., Gadkari, S., Gopesh, T. & Shaw, M. J., 1 May 2016, In : Journal of Rheology. 60, 3, p. 345-366 22 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Extensional viscosity of copper nanowire suspensions in an aqueous polymer solution

McDonnell, A. G., Jason, N. N., Yeo, L. Y-M., Friend, J. R., Cheng, W. & Ranganathan, P., 2015, In : Soft Matter. 11, 41, p. 8076 - 8082 7 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Motility induced changes in viscosity of suspensions of swimming microbes in extensional flows

McDonnell, A. G., Tilvawala, G. C., Lo, C. Y. J., O'Bryan, M. K., Yeo, L. Y-M., Friend, J. R. & Ranganathan, P., 2015, In : Soft Matter. 11, 23, p. 4658 - 4668 11 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Significance of thermal fluctuations and hydrodynamic interactions in receptor-ligand-mediated adhesive dynamics of a spherical particle in wall-bound shear flow

Ramesh, K. V., Thaokar, R., Jagadeeshan, R. P. & Ranganathan, P., 2015, In : Physical Review E . 91, 2, p. 1 - 12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Self-organization of bacterial biofilms is facilitated by extracellular DNA

Gloag, E. S., Turnbull, L., Huang, A., Vallotton, P., Wang, H., Nolan, L., Mililli, L., Hunt, C. J., Lu, J., Osvath, S., Monahan, L., Cavaliere, R., Charles, I., Wand, M. P., Gee, M., Ranganathan, P. & Whitchurch, C. B., 2013, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 28, p. 11541 - 11546 6 p.

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Open Access
135 Citations (Scopus)
2011

A new empirical viscosity model for ceramic suspensions

Amini Horri, B., Ranganathan, P., Selomulya, C. & Wang, H., 2011, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 66, 12, p. 2798 - 2806 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

34 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of helicity on wrapping and bundling of semi-flexible filaments twirled in a viscous fluid

Clark, S. A. & Ranganathan, P., 2011, In : Soft Matter. 7, p. 5536 - 5539 4 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Extensional flow of low-viscosity fluids in capillary bridges formed by pulsed surface acoustic wave jetting

Bhattacharyya, P., McDonnell, A., Ranganathan, P., Yeo, L. & Friend, J., 2011, In : New Journal of Physics. 13, p. 1 - 14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
24 Citations (Scopus)

Micro-rheology near fluid interfaces

Wang, G., Ranganathan, P., Gao, Y. & Sevick, E., 2011, In : Journal of Optics. 13, 4, p. 1 - 7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Hydrodynamic mobility of an optically trapped colloidal particle near fluid-fluid interfaces

Wang, G., Ranganathan, P. & Sevick, E., 2009, In : Physical Review Letters. 103, 24, p. 1 - 4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

30 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Fluctuation Theorems

Sevick, E. M., Ranganathan, P., Williams, S. R. & Searles, D. J., 2008, In : Annual Review of Physical Chemistry. 59, p. 603 - 633 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

158 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Coarse-graining intramolecular hydrodynamic interaction in dilute solutions of flexible polymers

Ranganathan, P., Sevick, E. M. & Williams, D. R. M., 2007, In : Physical Review E . 76, 1, p. 011809-1 - 011809-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Rheological observation of glassy dynamics of dilute polymer solutions near the coil-stretch transition in elongational flows

Sridhar, T., Nguyen, D. A., Ranganathan, P. & Jagadeeshan, R. P., 2007, In : Physical Review Letters. 98, 16, p. 16 - 20 5 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)
2006
16 Citations (Scopus)

Gaussian approximation for finitely extensible beadspring chains with hydrodynamic interaction

Prabhakar, R. & Jagadeeshan, R. P., 2006, In : Journal of Rheology. 50, 4, p. 561 - 593 33 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
2004

A successive fine-graining scheme for predicting the rheological properties of dilute polymer solutions

Ranganathan, P., Jagadeeshan, R. P. & Sridhar, T., 2004, In : Journal of Rheology. 48, 6, p. 1251 - 1278 28 p.

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33 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring the universal dynamics of dilute polymer solutions in extensional flows

Ranganathan, P., Sunthar, P. & Jagadeeshan, R. P., 2004, In : Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications. 339, 1-2, p. 34 - 39 6 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Fast and accurate closure approximations for bead-spring models of dilute polymer solutions

Ranganathan, P. & Jagadeeshan, R. P., 2004, In : ANZIAM Journal. 46, 5 ELECTRONIC SUPPL., p. C379 - C393 15 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2002

Viscometric functions for hookean dumbbells with excluded volume and hydrodynamic interactions

Ranganathan, P. & Jagadeeshan, R. P., 2002, In : Journal of Rheology. 46, 5, p. 1191 - 1220 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)