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[43] Slow kinks in dissipative kirigami
Janbaz S. and Coulais C., arXiv: 2211.11600 (2022) [preprint]

[42] Non-orientable order and non-Abelian response in frustrated metamaterials
Guo X., Guzman M., Carpentier D., Bartolo D., Coulais C., arXiv:2111.13933 (2021) [preprint]

[41] Active impact and locomotion in robotic matter with nonlinear work cycles
Brandenbourger M.*, Scheibner C.*, Veenstra J., Vitelli V., Coulais C., arXiv:2108.08837 (2021) [preprint]

[40] Self-oscillation and Synchronisation Transitions in Elasto-Active Structures
Zheng E., Brandenburger M., Robinet L., Schall P., Lerner E., Coulais C., arXiv:2106.05721 (2021) [preprint]


[39] Machine Learning of Implicit Combinatorial Rules in Mechanical Metamaterials
van Mastrigt R., Dijkstra M., van Hecke M., Coulais C., Phys. Rev. Lett., 129, 198003 (2022) [preprint] [www] [APS Synopsis] [UvA Press Release] [pdf] [Materials Today] []

[38] Selective and Collective Actuation in Active Solids
Baconnier P., Shohat D., Hernandèz C., Coulais C., Démery V., Düring G., Dauchot O., Nat. Phys., 2022,[preprint] [www] [news and views]

[37] The extreme mechanics of viscoelastic metamaterials
Dykstra D.M.J., Janbaz S., and  Coulais C., APL Materials, 2022, 10, 080702 (2022) [preprint] [pdf]

[36] Edible mechanical metamaterials with designed fracture for mouthfeel control
Souto A., Zhang J., Aragón A.M., Velikov K, and  Coulais C., Soft Matter, 2022, 18, 2910 – 2919 (2022) [preprint] [pdf]

[35] Conformal Elasticity of Mechanism-Based Metamaterials
Czajkowski M., Coulais C., van Hecke M., Rocklin D.Z., Nature Communications, 13, 221 (2022) [preprint] [www]


[34] Geometrical control of sliding friction
Liefferink R., Weber B., Coulais C. and Bonn D., Extreme Mechanics Letters, 49, 101475  (2021) [www]

[33] Inverted and programmable Poynting effects in metamaterials
Ghorbani A., Dykstra D.M.J., Coulais C., Bonn D., van der Linden E., Habibi M., Advanced Science 2102279  (2021) [preprint] [www]

[32] Oligomodal metamaterials with multifunctional mechanics
Bossart A.*, Dykstra D.M.J.*, van der Laan J. and Coulais C., Proc. Natl. Ac. Sc. U.S.A (2021) [preprint] [www] [uva press release]

[31] Snappy data storage
Coulais C., Nature 589, 360-361 (2021) [www] invited News and Views article to feature the Nature paper article of Chen et al.

[30] Topology and broken hermiticity
Coulais C., Fleury R. and van Wezel J., Nat. Phys. (2021) [www] [pdf]


[29] Observation of non-Hermitian topology and its bulk-edge correspondence in an active mechanical metamaterial.
Ghatak A., Brandenbourger M., van Wezel J. and Coulais C., Proc. Natl. Ac. Sc. U.S.A. (2020) [preprint] [www]

[28] Tunable flow asymmetry and flow rectification with bio-inspired soft leaflets
Brandenbourger M., Dangremont A., Sprik R. and Coulais C., Phys. Rev. Fluids, 5, 084102 (2020) [preprint] [www] [pdf]


[27] Non-reciprocal robotic metamaterials. 
Brandenbourger M., Locsin X., Lerner E. and Coulais C., Nat. Commun., 10, 4608 (2019) [preprint] [www]

[26] Viscoelastic snapping metamaterials. 
Dykstra D.M.J., Busink J., Ennis B. and Coulais C., J. Appl. Mech. [invited article], 86, 111012 (2019) [www] [preprint] [pdf]

[25] Buckling of self-assembled colloidal structures. 
Stuij S., van Doorn J.M., Kodger T., Sprakel J., Coulais C. and Schall P., Phys. Rev. Research, 1, 023033 (2019) [www] [preprint]


[24] Multi-step self-guided pathways for shape-changing metamaterials. 
Coulais C., Sabbadini A., Vink F. and van Hecke M., Nature, 561, 512-515 (2018) [preprint] [www] [Nature News and Views]

[23] A Characteristic Lengthscale causes Anomalous Size Effects and Boundary Programmability in Mechanical Metamaterials.
Coulais C., Kettenis C. and van Hecke M., Nat. Phys., 14, 40-44 (2018) [preprint] [www] [Nat. Phys. News and Views]


[22] As the extension, so the twist.
Coulais C., Science, 358, 994-995 (2017) [pdf] [www] invited perspective article to feature the Science paper of Frenzel et al.


[21] Coupling the Leidenfrost Effect and Elastic Deformations to Power Sustained Bouncing.
Waitukaitis S.R., Zuiderwijk A., Souslov A., Coulais C. and van Hecke M., Nat. Phys., 13, 1095-1099 (2017) [preprint] [www] [Nat. Phys. Cover] [Washington Post] [New Scientist] [Youtube] [Seeker] [NRC] [Volkskrant] [RTL 4] [Kijk]

[20] A Nonlinear Beam Model to Describe the Postbuckling of Wide neo-Hookean Beams.
Lubbers L.A., van Hecke M. and Coulais C., J. Mech. Phys. Solids, 106, 191-206 (2017) [www]

[19] Static Non-Reciprocity in Mechanical Metamaterials
Coulais C., Sounas D. and Alù A., Nature, 542, 461-464 (2017) [preprint] [www] [full text]
[Physics World] [Nature Podcast] [NRC] []


[18] Programmable Mechanical Metamaterials: the Role of Geometry
Florijn B., Coulais C. and van Hecke M., Soft Matter12, 8736-8743 (2016) [preprint] [www] [pdf]

[17] Combinatorial Design of Textured Mechanical Metamaterials
Coulais C., Teomy E., de Reus K., Shokef Y. and van Hecke M., Nature, 535, 529-532 (2016) [preprint] [www]
[New Scientist] [Nature Video] [Scientific American] [] [] [Volkskrant] [NRC] [Kennislink] [AT5] [RTLZ] [] [Haaretz]

[16] Periodic Cellular Materials with Nonlinear Elastic Homogenized Stress-Strain Response at Small Strains
Coulais C., Intl. J. Solids. Struct.97–98, 226–238 (2016). [pdf] [www]

[15] Local rheological measurements in the granular flow around an intruder
Seguin A., Coulais C., Martinez F., Bertho Y. and Gondret P., Phys. Rev. E., 93, 012904 (2016). [preprint] [www]


[14] Discontinuous Buckling of Wide Beams and Metabeams
Coulais C. , Overvelde J. T. B. ,  Lubbers L. A., Bertoldi K. and van Hecke M., Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 044301 (2015). [pdf] [www]  [SI videos].  Highlighted in an APS Synopsis article by Katherine Wright.

[13] Surface Wind Speed Statistics Modelling: Alternatives to Weibull Distribution and Performance Evaluation
Drobinski P, Coulais C. and Jourdier B., Boundary Layer Meteorology, 155, 3 (2015). [pdf] [www]

[12] Elasticity of granular packings close to Jamming.
Coulais C., Seguin A. and Dauchot O., Materiaux & Techniques, 103, 3, 2015 (In french). [pdf]


[11] Shear modulus and Dilatancy Softening in Granular Packings above Jamming,
Coulais C., Seguin A. and Dauchot O., Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 198001 (2014). click here for the pdf.
Picked as Editor’s suggestion and featured by Karen Daniels in a APS Viewpoint article. Press releases : Leiden University (in dutch), Atomic and Renewable Energies Center (in french)

[10] Programmable Mechanical Metamaterials,
Florijn B., Coulais C. and van Hecke M., Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 175503 (2014). click here for the pdf.
Picked as Editor’s suggestion and featured by Philip Ball in a APS Focus article. Press releases:  BBC, dutch journal NRC (in dutch), Leiden University (in dutch), Nature Materials.

[9] How the ideal jamming point illuminates the world of granular media,
Coulais C., Behringer R.P. and Dauchot O. Soft Matter 10, 1519-1536 (2014). click here for the pdf.


[8] Champ de vitesses et de contraintes autour d’intrus en mouvement dans un matériau granulaire,
Seguin A., Coulais C., Martinez F, Bertho Y. and Gondret P., CFM, (2013).

[7] The glass and jamming transitions in dense granular matter,
Coulais C., Candelier R. and Dauchot O., AIP Conf. Proc. 1542, 25 (2013). pdf


[6] Dynamics of the contacts reveals Widom lines for jamming,
Coulais C., Behringer R.P. and Dauchot O, EPL (Europhysics Letters) 100 (4), 44005 (2012). pdf

Vibrated granular media close to Jamming,

[5] C Coulais, Université Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris VI. pdf


[4] Suppressed compressibility at large scale in jammed packings of size-disperse spheres,
Berthier L., Chaudhuri P., Coulais C., Dauchot O., Sollich P.,  Phys. Rev. Lett. 106 (12), 120601 (2011). pdf


[3] The mechanical stress–strain properties of single electrospun collagen type I nanofibers,
Carlisle C.R., Coulais C., Guthold M., Acta biomaterialia 6 (8), 2997-3003 (2010). pdf

[2] Rigidity of a Vibrated Amorphous Bi-Dimensional Packing of Grains,
Coulais C., Dauchot O., Prog. Th. Phys. Supp. 184, 134-142 (2010). pdf


[1] The mechanical properties of individual, electrospun fibrinogen fibers,
Carlisle C.R., Coulais C., Namboothiry M., Carroll D.L., Hantgan R.R. and Guthold M., Biomaterials 30 (6), 1205-1213 (2009). pdf

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