Research on Granular Materials
The Center for Polymer Studies at Boston University


[Citation counts listed when above 100.]


  1. H. A. Makse, S. Havlin, P. Ch. Ivanov, P. R. King, S. Prakash, and H. E. Stanley, "Permeability Fluctuations in Sedimentary Rocks: Connectivity, Permeability, and Spatial Correlations," Physica A 233, 587-605 (1996). PDF
  2. H. Makse, G. W. Davies, S. Havlin, P. Ivanov, P. R. King, and H. E. Stanley, "Long-Range Correlations in Sandstone Permeability," Phys. Rev. E 54, 3129-3134 (1996). PDF
  3. H. Makse, S. Havlin, P. R. King, and H. E. Stanley, "Influence of Spatial Correlations on Permeability and Connectivity of Sandstone" in Disordered Materials and Interfaces [Proc. Symposium of Materials Research Society, 1995], edited by H. Z. Cummins, D. J. Durian, D. L. Johnson, and H. E. Stanley (Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, 1996), pp. 57-62.
  4. H. A. Makse, S. Havlin, P. Ch. Ivanov, P. R. King, S. Prakash, and H. E. Stanley, "Permeability Fluctuations in Sedimentary Rocks: Connectivity, Permeability, and Spatial Correlations," Physica A 233, 587-605 (1996). PDF
  5. H. Makse, S. Havlin, P. R. King, and H. E. Stanley, "Spontaneous Stratification in Granular Mixtures," Nature 386, 379-382 (1997). PDF -- Accompanied by News & Views editorial, "From Cinderella's Dilemma to Rock Slides," by J. Fineberg, p. 323-324. PDF -- Described in "Grains Sort Themselves into Layers," by P. Smaglik, Science News 151, 206 (5 April 1997). PDF -- Described as a "Top Physics Discovery of 1997: Simple as Sand," by R. Pool, Discover 18[1], 52 (January 1998). PDF [Citations: 241]
  6. H. A. Makse, P. Cizeau, and H. E. Stanley, "Possible Stratification Mechanism in Granular Mixtures," Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 3298-3301 (1997). PDF
  7. H. A. Makse, R. C. Ball, H. E. Stanley, and S. Warr, "Dynamics of Granular Self-Stratification," Phys. Rev. E 58, 3357-3367 (1998). PDF
  8. H. A. Makse, P. Cizeau, S. Havlin, P. R. King, and H. E. Stanley, "Spontaneous Self-Stratification Without Shaking: 'Potatoes from Mashed Potatoes'" in Physics of Dry Granular Media [Proc. 1997 NATO ASI], edited by H. J. Herrmann, J.-P. Hovi, and S. Luding (Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1998), pp. 671-680.
  9. A. Karolyi, J. Kertesz, H. Makse, H. E. Stanley, and S. Havlin, "Cellular Automata Models for Granular Media," in Physics of Dry Granular Media [Proc. 1997 NATO ASI], edited by H. J. Herrmann, J.-P. Hovi, and S. Luding (Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1998), pp. 687-696.
  10. H. A. Makse, P. Cizeau, and H. E. Stanley, "Modeling Stratification in Two-Dimensional Sandpiles" [Proc. Bar-Ilan Conf], Physica A 249, 391-396 (1998). PDF
  11. H. A. Makse, S. Havlin, P. R. King, and H. E. Stanley, "Experimental Studies of Stratification in a Granular Hele-Shaw Cell," in Proc. Minerva Conf., Phil. Mag. 77, 1341-1351 (1998).
  12. P. Cizeau, H. A. Makse, and H. E. Stanley, "Models for Spontaneous Stratification and Segregation in Granular Matter," Phys. Rev. E 59, 4408-4421 (1999). PDF
  13. A. Chessa, H. E. Stanley, A. Vespignani, and S. Zapperi, "Universality in Sandpiles," Phys. Rev. E 59, R12-R15 (1999). PDF
  14. H. A. Makse, P. Cizeau, S. Havlin, P. R. King, and H. E. Stanley, "Dynamics of Stratification and Segregation in Two Dimensional Silos" in Slow Dynamics in Complex Systems: Proceedings of the 8th Tohwa University International Symposium, edited by Michio Tokuyama and Irwin Oppenheim (AIP Conference Series, 1999), pp. 53-61.
  15. A. Carbone and H. E. Stanley, "Directed Self-Organized Critical Patterns Emerging from Fractional Brownian Paths," Physica A 340, 544-551 (2004). PDF