Publications

2020
Xie Z, Domel AG, An N, Green C, Gong Z, Wang T, Knubben EM, Weaver JC, Bertoldi K, Wen L. Octopus arm-inspired tapered soft actuators with suckers for improved grasping. Soft Robotics. 2020. [pdf] [movies]
Zareei A, Deng B, Bertoldi K. Harnessing transition waves to realize deployable structures. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2020. [pdf] [movies]
Medina E, Farrell PE, Bertoldi K, Rycroft CH. Navigating the landscape of nonlinear mechanical metamaterials for advanced programmability. Physical Review B. 2020;101 :064101. [pdf]
Jin L, Khajehtourian R, Mueller J, Rafsanjani A, Tournat V, Bertoldi K, Kochmann DM. Guided transition waves in multistable mechanical metamaterials. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2020. [pdf] [movies]
2019
Additive Manufacturing of Nanostructures That Are Delicate, Complex, and Smaller than Ever
Gross AJ, Bertoldi K. Additive Manufacturing of Nanostructures That Are Delicate, Complex, and Smaller than Ever. Small. 2019;15 :1902370. [pdf] [movies]
Programmable Hierarchical Kirigami
An N, Domel AG, Zhou J, Rafsanjani A, Bertoldi K. Programmable Hierarchical Kirigami. Advanced Functional Materials. 2019. [pdf]
Kim SY, Baines R, Booth J, Vasios N, Bertoldi K, Kramer-Bottiglio R. Reconfigurable soft body trajectories using unidirectionally stretchable composite laminae. Nature Communications. 2019;10 :3464. [pdf] [movies]
Deng B, Mo C, Tournat V, Bertoldi K, Raney JR. Focusing and Mode Separation of Elastic Vector Solitons in a 2D Soft Mechanical Metamaterial. Physical Review Letters. 2019;123 :024101. [pdf] [movies]
Deng B, Wang P, Tournat V, Bertoldi K. Nonlinear transition waves in free-standing bistable chains. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 2019. [pdf]
Deng B, Zhang Y, He Q, Tournat V, Wang P, Bertoldi K. Propagation of elastic solitons in chains of pre-deformed beams. New Journal of Physics. 2019;21 :073008. [pdf] [movie] [code]
Vasios N, Gross AJ, Soifer S, Overvelde JTB, Bertoldi K. Harnessing Viscous Flow to Simplify the Actuation of Fluidic Soft Robots. Soft Robotics. 2019 :10.1089/soro.2018.0149. [pdf] [movies]
Guo X, Gusev VE, Tournat V, Deng B, Bertoldi K. Frequency-doubling effect in acoustic reflection by a nonlinear, architected rotating-square metasurface. Physical Review E. 2019;99 :052209. [pdf]
Rafsanjani A, Bertoldi K, Studart AR. Programming soft robots with flexible mechanical metamaterials. Science Robotics. 2019;4 :eaav7874. [pdf]
Rafsanjani A, Jin L, Deng B, Bertoldi K. Propagation of pop ups in kirigami shells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2019;116 :8200-8205. [pdf] [movies]
Vasios N, Narang Y, Aktas B, Howe R, Bertoldi K. Numerical Analysis of Periodic Laminar and Fibrous Media Undergoing a Jamming Transition. European Journal of Mechanics \ A Solids. 2019;75 :322-329. [pdf] [Abaqus Python Scripts]
Deng B, Tournat V, Wang P, Bertoldi K. Anomalous Collisions of Elastic Vector Solitons in Mechanical Metamaterials. Physical Review Letters. 2019;122 :044101. [pdf] [movie] [code]
Sew-free anisotropic textile composites for rapid design and manufacturing of soft wearable robots
Connolly F, Wagner DA, Walsh CJ, Bertoldi K. Sew-free anisotropic textile composites for rapid design and manufacturing of soft wearable robots. Extreme Mechanics Letters. 2019;27 :52-58. [pdf] [movie]
Gross A, Pantidis P, Bertoldi K, Gerasimidis S. Correlation between topology and elastic properties of imperfect truss-lattice materials. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 2019;124 :577-598. [pdf]
2018
Deng B, Tournat V, Bertoldi K. Effect of predeformation on the propagation of vector solitons in flexible mechanical metamaterials. Physical Review E. 2018;98 :053001. [pdf] [movie]
Deng B, Wang P, He Q, Tournat V, Bertoldi K. Metamaterials with amplitude gaps for elasticsolitons. Nature Communications. 2018;9 :3410. [pdf] [movies] [code]

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