Research Groups

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Michael Hecht, Krzysztof Gonciarz, Szabolcs Horvat
Tight Localizations of Feedback Sets.
ACM J. Exp. Algorithmics, 26(1) Art. No. 1.5 (2021)


Stephan Daetwyler, Carl D. Modes, Reto Fiolka
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Biol Open, 9(11) Art. No. bio056200 (2020)
Felix Kramer#, Carl D. Modes#
How to pare a pair: Topology control and pruning in intertwined complex networks.
Phys Rev Research, 2(4) Art. No. 043171 (2020)
Mohammadreza Bahadorian, Christoph Zechner#, Carl D. Modes#
Gift of gab: Probing the limits of dynamic concentration-sensing across a network of communicating cells.
Phys Rev Research, 2(2) Art. No. 023403 (2020)


Iskra Yanakieva, Anna Erzberger, Marija Matejčić, Carl D. Modes, Caren Norden
Cell and tissue morphology determine actin-dependent nuclear migration mechanisms in neuroepithelia.
J Cell Biol, 218(10) 3272-3289 (2019)
Stephan Daetwyler, Ulrik Günther, Carl D. Modes, Kyle Harrington#, Jan Huisken#
Multi-sample SPIM image acquisition, processing and analysis of vascular growth in zebrafish.
Development, 146(6) Art. No. dev173757 (2019)


Cyrus Mostajeran, Mark Warner, Carl D. Modes
Frame, metric and geodesic evolution in shape-changing nematic shells.
Soft Matter, 13(46) 8858-8863 (2017)
Christoph Kirst, Carl D. Modes, Marcelo O. Magnasco
Shifting attention to dynamics: Self-reconfiguration of neural networks
Curr Opin Syst Biol, 3 132-140 (2017)

D Corbett, CD Modes, M Warner
Photomechanics: Bend, Curl, Topography, and Topology
Photomechanical Materials, Composites, and Systems: Wireless Transduction of Light into Work, (2017)


CD Modes, MO Magnasco, E Katifori
Extracting Hidden Hierarchies in 3D Distribution Networks
Physical Review X 6, 031009 (2016)
CD Modes, M Warner
Shape-programmable materials
Physics Today 69 (1), 32-38 (2016)


CD Modes, M Warner
Negative Gaussian curvature from induced metric changes
Physical Review E 92 (1), 010401 (2015)
J Gräwer, CD Modes, MO Magnasco, E Katifori
Structural self-assembly and avalanchelike dynamics in locally adaptive networks
Physical Review E 92 (1), 012801 (2015)


CD Modes, RD Kamien
Spherical foams in flat space
Soft Matter 9, 11078 - 11084 (2013)
CD Modes, M Warner, C Sánchez-Somolinos, LT de Haan, D Broer
Angular deficits in flat space: remotely controllable apertures in nematic solid sheets
469. Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences (2013)
CD Modes, MO Magnasco
A Geometric Knotspace Template
arXiv preprint arXiv:1302.1146 (2013)


CD Modes, M Warner
The activated morphology of grain boundaries in nematic solid sheets
Emerging Liquid Crystal Technologies VII 8279, 82790Q (2012)
CD Modes, M Warner
Responsive nematic solid shells: Topology, compatibility, and shape
EPL (Europhysics Letters) 97 (3), 36007 (2012)
CD Modes, M Warner, C Sánchez-Somolinos, LT de Haan, D Broer
Mechanical frustration and spontaneous polygonal folding in active nematic sheets
Physical Review E 86 (6), 060701 (2012)


CD Modes, M Warner
Blueprinting nematic glass: Systematically constructing and combining active points of curvature for emergent morphology
Physical Review E 84 (2), 021711 (2011)
CD Modes, K Bhattacharya, M Warner
Gaussian curvature from flat elastica sheets
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A: Mathematical, Physical and … (2011)


CD Modes, M Warner, CL Van Oosten, D Corbett
Anisotropic response of glassy splay-bend and twist nematic cantilevers to light and heat
Physical Review E 82 (4), 041111 (2010)
CD Modes, K Bhattacharya, M Warner
Disclination-mediated thermo-optical response in nematic glass sheets
Physical Review E 81 (6), 060701 (2010)
M Warner, CD Modes, D Corbett
Suppression of curvature in nematic elastica
466. Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences (2010)
M Warner, CD Modes, D Corbett
Curvature in nematic elastica responding to light and heat
466. Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences (2010)


CD Modes, RD Kamien
Geometrical frustration in two dimensions: Idealizations and realizations of a hard-disk fluid in negative curvature
Physical Review E 77 (4), 041125 (2008)
CD Modes
Uniform background curvature: Foam families and frustrated discs
University of Pennsylvania (2008)


CD Modes, RD Kamien
Hard disks on the hyperbolic plane
Physical review letters 99 (23), 235701 (2007)