Recent Publications

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Chandler, D. and D. E. Manolopoulos, “Reaction rate theory: summarising remarks,” Faraday Discuss 195, 699-710 (2016).  Concluding lecture at the Faraday Discussion on Reaction Rate Theory, held in Cambridge UK in September 2016.  [LINK]

Varilly, P., A. P. Willard, J. B. Kirkegaard, T. P. J. Knowles and D. Chandler, “Intra-chain organization of hydrophobic residues controls inter-chain aggregation rates of amphiphilic polymers,” arXiv:1610.00183 (2016).  [LINK]

Chandler, D. “From fifty years ago, the birth of modern liquid-state science.” arXiv:1609.04837 (2016).  [LINK]

Isobe, M., A. S. Keys, D. Chandler and J. P. Garrahan, “Applicability of dynamic facilitation theory to binary hard disk systems,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 145701 (2016).  [LINK]

Katira, S., K. K. Mandadapu, S. Vaikuntanathan, B. Smit and D. Chandler, “Pre-transition effects mediate forces of assembly between transmembrane proteins,” eLife 2016; 5;e13150.  DOI: [LINK]

Chandler, D. “Metastability and no criticality,” Nature 531, E1-E2 (2016). doi:10.1038/nature16539. [LINK]


Limmer, D.T., A.P. Willard, P. A. Madden and D. Chandler, “Water exchange at a hydrated platinum electrode is rare and collective,”  J. Phys. Chem. C 119, 24016-24024 (2015).  [LINK]

Katira, S., K. K. Mandadapu, S. Vaikuntanathan, B. Smit and D. Chandler, “The order-disorder transition in model lipid bilayers is a first-order hexatic to liquid phase transition, “ arXiv:1506.04310 (2015). [LINK]

Limmer, D. T., and D. Chandler, "Time scales of supercooled water and implications for reversible polyamorphism,” Mol.Phys. 113, 2799-2804 (2015). [LINK]

Limmer, D.T., and D. Chandler, “Comment on ‘Spontaneous liquid-liquid phase separation of water’,” Phys. Rev. E 91, 016301 (2015). [LINK]

Keys, A. S., D. Chandler and J. P. Garrahan, “Using the s-ensemble to probe glasses formed by cooling and aging,” Phys. Rev. E 92, 022304 (2015). [LINK]


Limmer, D. T., and D. Chandler, “Premelting, fluctuations and coarse-graining of water-ice interfaces,” J. Chem. Phys. 141, 18C505 (2014). [LINK]

 2014Chandler, D., “Illusions of phase coexistence:  Comments on “Metastable liquid-liquid transition ... “ by J. C. Palmer et al., Nature 510, 385 (2014),” arXiv:1407.6854 (2014). [LINK]

Andersen, H. C. and D. Chandler, “Robert W. Zwanzig: Formulated nonequilibrium statistical mechanics,” a Retrospective.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111, 11572-11573 (2014.[LINK]

Willard, A. P., and D. Chandler, “The molecular structure of the interface between water and a hydrophobic substrate is liquid-vapor like,” J. Chem. Phys. 141, 18C519 (2014). [LINK]

Limmer, D.T., and D. Chandler, “Theory of amorphous ices,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA111, 9413-9418 (2014). [LINK]  Commentary by Kurt Binder, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111, 9374-9375 (2014).

Merlet, C., D. T. Limmer, M. Salanne, R. Van Roij, P. A. Madden, D. Chandler and B. Rotenberg, “The electric double layer has a life of its own,”  J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 18291-18298 (2014). [LINK]  Commentary by Alexei Kornyshev and Rui Qiao, J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 18285-18290 (2014).


Jung, Y-J, S. Kim, J. P. Garrahan and D. Chandler, “Comment on ‘Is there a breakdown of the Stokes-Einstein relation in Kinetically Constrained Models at low temperature?’ by Blondel and Toninelli,” arXiv:1309.5894 (2013). [LINK] 

Limmer, D.T., C. Merlet, M. Salanne, D. Chandler, P.A. Madden, R. van Roij, B. Rotenberg, “Charge fluctuations in nano-scale capacitors,”,  Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 106102.1-5 (2013). [LINK]

Limmer, D. T., and D. Chandler, “Corresponding states for mesostructure and dynamics of supercooled water,” Faraday Discuss.167, 485-498 (2013). [LINK]  An Erratum corrects tabulated numbers in this publication.

Limmer, D.T., and D. Chandler, “The putative liquid-liquid transition is a liquid-solid transition in atomistic models of water, Part II,” J. Chem. Phys.138, 214504 (2013. [LINK]

Willard, A. P., D. T. Limmer, P. A. Madden and D. Chandler, “Characterizing heterogeneous dynamics at hydrated electrode surfaces,” J. Chem. Phys. 138, 184702 (2013). [LINK]

Keys, A. S., J. P. Garrahan, and D. Chandler, “Calorimetric glass transition explained by hierarchical dynamic facilitation,” Proc. Nat’l Acad. Sci. USA 110, 4482-4487 (2013). [LINK]

Varilly, P., and D. Chandler, “Water evaporation: a transition path sampling study,” J. Phys. Chem. B 117 -1419-1428 (2013). [LINK]

Limmer, D. T., A. P. Willard, P. A. Madden and D. Chandler, “Hydration of metal surfaces can be dynamically heterogeneous and hydrophobic,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 110, 4200-4205 (2013). [LINK]

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