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Prof. Piotr Habdas, Department of Physics, Saint Joseph's University

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N.M. Johnson, D. Flynn, J. Fingerut, and P. Habdas, "Measuring Impulse of Sudden Impacts on Foams with Varying Elasticity", submitted to The Physics Teacher (2016).



J. Fingerut, N.M. Johnson, Eric Mongeau, and P. Habdas, "Effect of shape on drag: A physics exercise inspired by biology", Physics Education 52, 045025 (2017).

T.L. Ruan, S.J. Davis, B.M. Powell, C.P. Harbeck, J. Habdas, P. Habdas, and L.A. Yatsunyk, "Lowering the overall charge on TMPyP4 improves its selectivity for G-quadruplex DNA", Biochimie 132, 121 (2017).

Z. Brown, M.J. Iwanicki, M.D. Gratale, X. Ma, A.G. Yodh, and P. Habdas, "Correlated rearrangements of disordered colloidal suspensions in the vicinity of the reentrant glass transition", Europhys. Lett. 115, 68003 (2016).

M.D. Gratale, X. Ma, Z.S. Davidson, T. Still, P. Habdas, and A.G. Yodh, "Vibrational properties of quasi-2D colloidal glasses with varying interparticle attraction", Phys. Rev. E 94, 042606 (2016).

P. Habdas, "Introduction to Colloidal Suspensions", book chapter in Handbook of Granular Materials, eds. S.V. Franklin and M.D. Shattuck (CRC Press, 2015).

J. Fingerut, K. Orbe, D. Flynn, and P. Habdas, "Focusing on the hard parts: A biomechanics laboratory exercise", Bioscene 39, 10 (2013).

D. Anderson, D. Schaar, H.G.E. Hentschel, J. Hay, P. Habdas, and E.R. Weeks, "Local elastic response measured near the colloidal glass transition", J. Chem. Phys. 138, 12A520 (2013).

M. Mawhinney, MK O'Donnell, J. Fingerut, and P. Habdas, "Measuring drag force in Newtonian liquids", The Physics Teacher 50, 173 (2012).

Z. Zhang, P. Yunker, P. Habdas, and A.G. Yodh, "Cooperative rearrangement regions and dynamical heterogeneities in colloidal glasses with attractive versus repulsive interactions", Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 208303 (2011).

J. Fingerut, L. Schamel, A. Faugno, M. Mestrinaro, and P. Habdas, "The role of silk threads in the dispersal of larvae through stream pools", Journal of Zoology, 279, 137 (2009).

A. Latka, Y. Han, A.M. Alsayed, A. B. Schofield, A. G. Yodh, and P. Habdas, "Particle dynamics in colloidal suspensions above and below the glass-liquid re-entrance transition", Europhysics Letters 86, 58001 (2009).

Z. Zhang, N. Xu, D.T.N. Chen, P. Yunker, A.M. Alsayed, K.B. Aptowicz, P. Habdas, A.J. Liu, S.R. Nagel, and A.G. Yodh, "Thermal vestige of the zero-temperature jamming transition", Nature 459, 230 (2009).

A. McElrone, S. Jackson, and P. Habdas, "Hydraulic disruption and passive migration by a bacterial pathogen in oak tree xylem", J. Experimental Botany 59, 2649 (2008).

K. Holloway, P. Habdas, N. Semsarillar, K. Burfitt, and J.R. de Bruyn, "Spreading and fingering in spin coating", Phys. Rev. E 75, 046308 (2007).

P. Habdas, "Substances with strange properties", Foton 94, 52 (2006).

P. Habdas, E.R. Weeks, and D.G. Lynn, "Squishy materials", The Physics Teacher 44, 276 (2006).

P. Habdas and J.R. de Bruyn, "Dynamics of defects and traveling waves in an interfacial finger pattern", Physica D 200, 273 (2005).

P. Habdas, D. Schaar, A.C. Levitt, and E.R. Weeks, "Forced motion of a probe particle near the colloidal glass transition", Europhys. Lett. 67, 477 (2004).

A.M. Walsh, K.E. Holloway, P. Habdas, and J.R. de Bruyn, "Morphology and scaling of impact craters in granular media", Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 104301-1 (2003).

J.R. de Bruyn, P. Habdas, S. Kim, "Fingering instability of a sheet of yield-stress fluid", Phys. Rev. E. 66, 031504 (2002).

P. Habdas and E.R. Weeks, "Video Microscopy of Colloidal Suspensions and Colloidal Crystals", Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science 7, 196 (2002).

S.J. Rzoska, A. Drozd-Rzoska, J. Ziolo, P. Habdas, and J. Jadzyn, "Critical anomaly of dielectric permittivity for the temperature and pressure paths on approaching the critical consolute point", Phys. Rev. E 64 061104 (2001).

P. Habdas, M. Case, J. de Bruyn, "Behavior of sink and source defects in a one-dimensional traveling finger pattern", Phys. Rev. E 63, 066305 (2001).

P. Habdas, P. Urbanowicz, P. Malik, S.J. Rzoska, "Temperature studies of dielectric permittivity and mass density pretransitional anomalies in binary mixtures", Phase Transitions: A Multinational Journal 73, 439 (2001).

P. Habdas, M. Paluch, A. Drozd-Rzoska, P. Malik, S.J. Rzoska, "Pressure and temperature studies of dielectric permittivity in the homogeneous phase of nitrobenzene-dodecane binary mixture", Chem. Phys. 241, 351 (1999).

S.J. Rzoska, M. Paluch, A. Drozd-Rzoska, P. Habdas, P. Urbanowicz, "Pressure behaviour of dielectric permittivity on approaching the critical consolute point", Europhys. Lett. 45, 334 (1999).

M. Paluch, S.J. Rzoska, P. Habdas, J. Ziolo, "On the isothermal, pressure behaviour of the relaxation times in supercooled glass-forming liquids", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 10, 4131 (1998).

M. Paluch, J. Ziolo, S. J. Rzoska, P. Habdas, "The influence of pressure on dielectric relaxation for phthalate derivatives in supercooled state", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 9, 5485 (1997).

M. Paluch, J. Ziolo, P. Habdas, S. J. Rzoska, "Dielectric relaxation of glass-forming dibutyl phthalate under high pressure", High Temperatures - High Pressures 29, 155 (1997).

M. Paluch, P. Habdas, S. J. Rzoska, T. Schimpel, "Electric permittivity in the one- and two-phase region of 1-nitropropane-hexadecane near-critical solution", Chem. Phys. 213, 483 (1996).

M. Paluch, J. Ziolo, P. Habdas, S. J. Rzoska, "Isothermal and high - pressure studies of dielectric relaxation in supercooled glycerol", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 8, 10885 (1996).

M. Paluch, J. Ziolo, S. J. Rzoska, P. Habdas, "High-pressure and temperature dependence of dielectric relaxation in supercooled di-isobutyl phthalate", Phys. Rev. E 54, 4008 (1996).