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    49.   Z. Niroobakhsh and A. Belmonte, Dynamics of a reactive micellar oil-water interface in a flowing liquid column.   (preprint, October 2014)

    48.   R. deForest and A. Belmonte, Spatial pattern dynamics due to the fitness gradient flux in evolutionary games.  Physical Review E 87, 062138[1--6] (2013)  pdf

    47.   A. He, J. S. Lowengrub, and A. Belmonte, Modeling an elastic fingering instability in a reactive Hele-Shaw flow.  SIAM J Applied Math 72 , 842-856 (2012)  pdf

    46.   J. Alpern, C. Marone, D. Elsworth, A. Belmonte, and P. Connelly, Exploring the physicochemical processes that govern hydraulic fracture through laboratory experiments.   American Rock Mechanics Association, USRMS, 12-678 (2012)  pdf

    45.   A. He and A. Belmonte, Inertial effects on viscous fingering in the complex plane.  Journal of Fluid Mechanics 668 , 436-445 (2011)  pdf

    44.   J.-L. Thiffeault and A. Belmonte, Hydraulic jumps on an incline. arXiv:1009.0083 (Sept 2010)  pdf

    43.   A. He and A. Belmonte, Deformation of a liquid surface due to an impinging gas jet: A conformal mapping approach.  Physics of Fluids 22, 042103 (2010)  pdf

    42.   J. C. Bird, W. D. Ristenpart, A. Belmonte, and H. A. Stone, Critical Angle for Electrically Driven Coalescence of Two Conical Droplets.  Physical Review Letters 103, 164502 (2009)  pdf

    41.   E. Soto and A. Belmonte, Bubble surface texture and pulsation due to balloon bursting in different liquids.  Physics of Fluids 21, 091112 (2009)  pdf   - Winning entry,   2009 Gallery of Fluid Motion  

    40.   W. D. Ristenpart, J. C. Bird, A. Belmonte, F. Dollar*, and H. A. Stone, Non-coalescence of oppositely charged drops.  Nature 461, 377-380 (2009)  pdf   (see also Nature's   News and Views (17 September 2009)  , Nature News, and Supplemental information)

    39.   L. Courbin, J. C. Bird, A. Belmonte, and H. A. Stone, "Black hole" nucleation in a splash of milk.  Physics of Fluids 20, 091106 (2008)  pdf   - Winning entry,   2008 Gallery of Fluid Motion  

    38.   M. Higley and A. Belmonte, Fragment distributions for brittle rods with patterned breaking probabilities.  Physica A 387, 6897-6912 (2008)  pdf

    37.   A. Belmonte, The tangled web of self-tying knots.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104, 17243-17244 (2007)  pdf

    36.   T. Grumstrup and A. Belmonte, Elastic splash of two Newtonian liquids.  Physics of Fluids 19, 091109 (2007)  pdf    - Winning entry,   2007 Gallery of Fluid Motion  

    35.   T. Grumstrup, J. B. Keller, and A. Belmonte, Cavity ripples observed during the impact of solid objects into liquids.  Physical Review Letters 99, 114502 (2007)  pdf

    34.   J. R. Gladden and A. Belmonte, Motion of a viscoelastic micellar fluid around a cylinder: flow and fracture.  Physical Review Letters 98, 224501 (2007)  pdf

    33.   T. Podgorski, M. C. Sostarecz, S. Zorman, and A. Belmonte, Fingering instabilities of a reactive micellar interface.  Physical Review E 76, 016202[1--6] (2007)  pdf

    32.   B. Akers* and A. Belmonte, Impact dynamics of a solid sphere falling into a viscoelastic micellar fluid.  Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 135, 97-108 (2006)  pdf

    31.   L. B. Smolka and A. Belmonte, Charge screening effects on filament dynamics in xanthan gum solutions.  Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 137, 103-109 (2006)  pdf

    30.   J. R. Gladden, N. Z. Handzy, A. Belmonte, and E. Villermaux, Dynamic buckling and fragmentation in brittle rods.  Physical Review Letters 94, 35503 (2005)  pdf

    29.   A. Belmonte, Knot dynamics in a driven hanging chain: experimental results.  (preprint version)  pdf
         Chapter 4 in Physical and Numerical Models in Knot Theory, Series on Knots and Everything Vol. 36, (World Scientific, 2005).

    28.   L. B. Smolka, A. Belmonte, D. M. Henderson, and T. P. Witelski, Exact solution for the extensional flow of a viscoelastic filament.  European Journal of Applied Mathematics 15, 679-712 (2004)  pdf

    27.   M. C. Sostarecz and A. Belmonte, Beads-on-string phenomena in wormlike micellar fluids.  Physics of Fluids 16, L67-L70 (2004)  pdf

    26.   T. Podgorski and A. Belmonte, Surface folding of viscoelastic fluids: finite elasticity membrane model.  European Journal of Applied Mathematics 15, 385-408 (2004)  pdf

    25.   N. Z. Handzy and A. Belmonte, Oscillatory rise of bubbles in wormlike micellar fluids with different microstructures.  Physical Review Letters 92, 124501 (2004)  pdf

    24.   M. C. Sostarecz and A. Belmonte, Motion and shape of a viscoelastic drop falling through a viscous fluid.  Journal of Fluid Mechanics 497, 235-252 (2003)  pdf

    23.   L. B. Smolka and A. Belmonte, Drop pinch-off and filament dynamics of wormlike micellar fluids.  Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 115, 1-25 (2003)  pdf

    22.   M. C. Sostarecz and A. Belmonte, Dynamics inside polymer drops: from dimple to Rayleigh instability to torus.  Physics of Fluids 15, S5 (2003)  pdf    - Winning entry,   2003 Gallery of Fluid Motion  

    21.   A. Jayaraman and A. Belmonte, Oscillations of a solid sphere falling through a wormlike micellar fluid.  Physical Review E 67, 65301[1-4] (2003)  pdf

    20.   T. Podgorski and A. Belmonte, Surface folds during the penetration of a viscoelastic fluid by a sphere.  Journal of Fluid Mechanics 460, 337-348 (2002)  pdf

    19.   A. Belmonte, J. Jacobsen, and A. Jayaraman, Monotone solutions of a nonautonomous differential equation for a sedimenting sphere.  Electronic Journal of Differential Equations 2001, No. 62, 1-17 (2001)  pdf

    18.   A. Belmonte, M. J. Shelley, S. T. Eldakar*, and C. H. Wiggins, Dynamic patterns and self-knotting of a driven hanging chain.  Physical Review Letters 87, 114301 (2001)  pdf

    17.   A. Belmonte, Self-oscillations of a cusped bubble rising through a micellar solution.  Rheologica Acta 39, 554-559 (2000)  pdf

    16.   R. Tóth, V. Gáspár, A. Belmonte, M. C. O'Connell*, A. Taylor, and S. K. Scott, Wave initiation in the ferroin-catalysed Belousov-Zhabotinsky reaction with visible light.  Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2, 413-416 (2000)  pdf

    15.   A. Belmonte and E. Moses, Flutter and tumble in fluids.   Physics World Magazine 12 (4), 21-25 (April 1999).   link to web version

    14.   A. Belmonte, B. Martin, and W. I. Goldburg, Experimental study of Taylor's hypothesis in a turbulent soap film.   Physics of Fluids 12, 835-845 (1999)  pdf

    13.   A. Belmonte, W. I. Goldburg, H. Kellay, M. Rutgers, B. Martin, and X-L. Wu, Velocity fluctuations in a turbulent soap film: The third moment in two dimensions.   Physics of Fluids 11, 1196-1200 (1999)  pdf

    12.   A. Belmonte, H. Eisenberg, and E. Moses, From Flutter to Tumble: Inertial Drag and Froude Similarity in Falling Paper.   Physical Review Letters 81, 345-348 (1998)  pdf

    11.   J.-M. Flesselles, A. Belmonte and V. Gáspár, Dispersion Relation for Waves in the Belousov-Zhabotinsky Reaction.   J. Chem. Soc. Faraday Transactions 94, 851-856 (1998)  pdf

    10.   A. Belmonte, Q. Ouyang and J.-M. Flesselles, Experimental Survey of Spiral Dynamics in the Belousov-Zhabotinsky Reaction.   Journal de Physique II (France) 7, 1425-1468, (1997)  pdf

    9.   A. Belmonte, J.-M. Flesselles, and Q. Ouyang, Spiral instability to line sources in forced chemical pattern turbulence.   Europhysics Letters 35, 665-670, (1996)  pdf

    8.   A. Belmonte and J.-M. Flesselles, Experimental Determination of the Dispersion Relation for Spiral Waves.  Physical Review Letters 77, 1174-1177 (1996)  pdf

    7.   A. Belmonte and A. Libchaber, Thermal signature of plumes in turbulent convection: The skewness of the derivative.  Physical Review E 53, 4893-4898 (1996)  pdf

    6.   A. Belmonte and J.-M. Flesselles, Non-Steady Behaviour of a Spiral under a Constant Current.  Europhysics Letters 32, 267-272 (1995)  link

    5.   A. Belmonte, A. Tilgner, and A. Libchaber, Turbulence and internal waves in side-heated convection.  Physical Review E 51, 5681-5687 (1995)  pdf

    4.   A. Belmonte, A. Tilgner, and A. Libchaber, Temperature and velocity boundary layers in turbulent convection.  Physical Review E 50, 269-279 (1994)  pdf

    3.   A. Belmonte, A. Tilgner, and A. Libchaber, Boundary layer length scales in thermal turbulence.  Physical Review Letters 70, 4067-4070 (1993)  pdf

    2.   A. Tilgner, A. Belmonte, and A. Libchaber, Temperature and velocity profiles of turbulent convection in water.  Physical Review E 47, R2253-R2256 (1993)  pdf

    1.   A. Belmonte*, M. J. Vinson, J. A. Glazier, G. H. Gunaratne, and B. G. Kenny, Trajectory Scaling Functions at the Onset of Chaos: Experimental Results.  Physical Review Letters 61, 539-542 (1988)  pdf

    *denotes undergraduate author


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