Publications

 


67. 

B. Kavcic, A. Sakashita, H. Noguchi, and P. Ziherl 

Limiting shapes of confined lipid vesicles

in preparation.

66. 

A. Doukas, C. N. Likos, and P. Ziherl 

Structure formation in soft nanocolloids: Liquid-drop model

submitted.

65. 

T. Dotera, S. Bekku, and P. Ziherl 

Bronze-mean hexagonal quasicrystal

Nat. Mater. 16, 987 (2017).

64. 

S. Bekku, P. Ziherl, and T. Dotera 

Origin of 18-fold quasicrystal

J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 809, UNSP012003 (2017).

63. 

L. Athanasopoulou and P. Ziherl 

Phase diagram of elastic spheres

Soft Matter 13, 1463 (2017).

62. 

P. Ziherl and T. Dotera 

A geometric view of structure formation in soft colloids

in C. N. Likos, F. Sciortino, E. Zaccarelli, and P. Ziherl, Soft matter self-assembly (IOS Press, Amsterdam, 2016).

61. 

T. Jimbo, Y. Sakuma, N. Urakami, P. Ziherl, and M. Imai 

Temperature-controlled self-reproduction cycle of binary vesicles

Biophys. J. 110, 1551 (2016).

60. 

N. Storgel, M. Krajnc, P. Mrak, J. Strus, and P. Ziherl 

Quantitative morphology of epithelial folds 

Biophys. J. 110, 269 (2016).

59. 

M. Krajnc and P. Ziherl

Theory of epithelial elasticity

Phys. Rev. E 92, 052713 (2015).

58. 

J. Riest, L. Athanasopoulou, S. A. Egorov, C. N. Likos, and P. Ziherl

Microelasticity of deformable nanocolloidal particles

Sci. Rep. 5, 15854 (2015).

57. 

M. Rauzi, U. Krzic, T. E. Saunders, M. Krajnc, P. Ziherl, L. Hufnagel, and M. Leptin

Embryo-scale tissue mechanics coordinates gastrulation movements

Nat. Commun. 6, 8677 (2015).

56. 

G. Georgiou, P. Ziherl, and G. Kahl

Antinematic local order in dendrimer liquids

EPL 106, 44004 (2014).

55. 

T. Dotera, T. Oshiro, and P. Ziherl

Mosaic two-lengthscale quasicrystals

Nature 506, 208 (2014).

An interesting commentary: M. Engel and S C. Glotzer, A triangular affair, Nat. Phys. 10, 185 (2014). 

54. 

U. Jelercic and P. Ziherl

Composite contact of binary lipid membranes

Eur. Phys. J. E 36, 89 (2013). 

53. 

M. Krajnc, N. Storgel, A. Hocevar Brezavscek, and P. Ziherl

A tension-based model of flat and corrugated simple epithelia

Soft Matter 9, 8368 (2013). 

52. 

M. Rauzi, A. Hocevar Brezavscek, P. Ziherl, and M. Leptin

Physical models of mesoderm invagination in Drosophila embryo

Biophys. J. 105, 3 (2013). 

51. 

A. Siber and P. Ziherl

Many-body contact repulsion of deformable disks

Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 214301 (2013). 

50. 

A. Hocevar Brezavscek, M. Rauzi, M. Leptin, and P. Ziherl

A model of epithelial invagination driven by collective mechanics of undifferentiated cells

Biophys. J. 103, 1069 (2012). 

49. 

A. Sakashita, N. Urakami, P. Ziherl, and M. Imai

Three-dimensional analysis of lipid vesicle transformations

Soft Matter 8, 8569 (2012). 

48. 

N. Ivosevic DeNardis, I. Ruzic, J. Pecar-Ilic, S. El Shawish, and P. Ziherl

Reaction kinetics and mechanical model of liposome adhesion at charged interface

Bioelectrochemistry 88, 48 (2012). 

47. 

P. Ziherl and R. D. Kamien

From lumps to lattices: Crystallized clots made simple

J. Phys. Chem. B 115, 7200 (2011). 

46. 

A. Kosmrlj, G. J. Pauschenwein, G. Kahl, and P. Ziherl

Continuum theory for cluster morphologies of soft colloids

J. Phys. Chem. B 115, 7206 (2011). 

45. 

A. Hocevar and P. Ziherl

Periodic three-dimensional assemblies of polyhedral lipid vesicles

Phys. Rev. E 83, 041917 (2011). 

44. 

A. Hocevar, S. El Shawish, and P. Ziherl

Morphometry and structure of natural random tilings

Eur. Phys. J. E 33, 369 (2010). 

43. 

N. Osterman, I. Poberaj, J. Dobnikar, D. Frenkel, P. Ziherl, and D. Babic

Field-induced self-assembly of suspended colloidal membranes

Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 228301 (2009);

also published in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology 20 (23) (2009).

An interesting commentary: J. E. Douglas, Materials science: Membrane magic, Nature 463, 302 (2010). 

42. 

A. Hocevar and P. Ziherl

Degenerate polygonal tilings in simple animal tissues

Phys. Rev. E 80, 011904 (2009);

also published in Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research 18 (2) (2009). 

41. 

J. Strancar, A. Kavalenka, P. Ziherl, D. Stopar, and M. A. Hemminga

Membrane protein structure through side chain rotational restrictions

J. Magn. Reson. 197, 245 (2009). 

40. 

P. Ziherl and S. Svetina

Membrane elasticity molds aggregates of simple cells

Soft Matter 4, 1937 (2008). 

39. 

S. Svetina and P. Ziherl

Morphology of small aggregates of red blood cells

Bioelectrochemistry 73, 84 (2008). 

38. 

N. Osterman, D. Babic, I. Poberaj, J. Dobnikar, and P. Ziherl

Observation of condensed phases of quasi-planar core-softened colloids

Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 248301 (2007). 

37. 

P. Ziherl

Aggregates of two-dimensional vesicles: Rouleaux, sheets, and convergent extension

Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 128102 (2007);

also published in Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research 14 (7) (2007). 

36. 

M. A. Glaser, G. M. Grason, R. D. Kamien, A. Kosmrlj, C. D. Santangelo, and P. Ziherl

Soft spheres make more mesophases

Europhys. Lett. 78, 46004 (2007). 

35. 

J. Dobnikar and P. Ziherl

Stability of hexagonal lattice of charged colloids

J. Mol. Liq. 131-132, 173 (2007). 

34. 

P. Ziherl and S. Svetina

Flat and sigmoidally curved contact zones in vesicle-vesicle adhesion

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104, 761 (2007);

also published in Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research 13 (4) (2007). 

33. 

M. Conradi, P. Ziherl, A. Sarlah, and I. Musevic

Colloids on free-standing smectic films

Eur. Phys. J. E 20, 231 (2006). 

32. 

P. Ziherl and S. Svetina

Nonaxisymmetric phospholipid vesicles: Rackets, boomerangs, and starfish

Europhys. Lett. 70, 690 (2005). 

31. 

W. Kung, P. Ziherl, and R. D. Kamien

The foam analogy: From phases to elasticity

J. Colloid Interf. Sci. 275, 539 (2004). 

30. 

S. Svetina, D. Kuzman, R. E. Waugh, P. Ziherl, and B. Zeks

The cooperative role of membrane skeleton and bilayer in the mechanical behaviour of red blood cells

Bioelectrochemistry 62, 107 (2004). 

29. 

P. Ziherl and S. Zumer

Morphology and structure of thin liquid-crystalline films at nematic-isotropic transition

Eur. Phys. J. E 12, 361 (2003);

see also followup discussions Eur. Phys. J. E 12, 373, 380, and 408 (2003). 

28. 

P. Ziherl

Fluctuation-induced forces in liquid crystals: Stability of thin nematic films and fine nematic colloidal dispersions

Liquid Crystals Today 10, 1 (2002). 

27. 

W. Kung, P. Ziherl, and R. D. Kamien

The foam analogy in charged colloidal crystals

Phys. Rev. E 65, 050401(R) (2002) & Phys. Rev. E 68, 049905 (2003). 

26. 

A. Sarlah, P. Ziherl, and S. Zumer

Casimir interactions and instability of thin nematic films

Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 364, 443 (2001). 

25. 

P. Ziherl and R. D. Kamien

Maximizing entropy by minimizing area: Towards a new principle of self-organization

J. Phys. Chem. B 105, 10147 (2001). 

24. 

P. Ziherl and I. Musevic

A note on observability of fluctuation-induced structural interaction in nematic mesophase

Liq. Cryst. 28, 1057 (2001). 

23. 

A. Sarlah, S. Zumer, P. Ziherl, and R. Podgornik

Orientational fluctuations and pseudo-Casimir force in confined nematic liquid crystals

Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 358, 83 (2001). 

22. 

P. Ziherl and R. D. Kamien

Soap froths and crystal structures

Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 3528 (2000). 

21. 

P. Ziherl, F. Karimi Pour Haddadan, R. Podgornik, and S. Zumer

Pseudo-Casimir effect in nematic liquid crystals in frustrating geometries

Phys. Rev. E 61, 5361 (2000). 

20. 

P. Ziherl

Structural force in a presmectic liquid 

Phys. Rev. E 61, 4636 (2000). 

19. 

P. Ziherl, M. Vilfan, N. Vrbancic-Kopac, S. Zumer, R. J. Ondris-Crawford, and G. P. Crawford

Substrate-induced order in the isotropic phase of a smectogenic liquid crystal: a deuteron NMR study

Phys. Rev. E 61, 2792 (2000). 

18. 

P. Ziherl, R. Podgornik, and S. Zumer

Fluctuation-induced interaction in a hybrid nematic liquid crystal cell

J. Phys. C 12, A221 (2000). 

17. 

P. Ziherl, R. Podgornik, and S. Zumer

Pseudo-Casimir structural force drives spinodal dewetting in nematic liquid crystals

Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 1228 (2000). 

16. 

M. Vilfan, N. Vrbancic-Kopac, P. Ziherl, and G. P. Crawford

Deuteron NMR relaxometry applied to confined liquid crystals

Appl. Magn. Reson. 17, 329 (1999) 

15. 

A. Sarlah, S. Zumer, and P. Ziherl

Soft modes in confined nematic liquid crystals

Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 329, 1025 (1999). 

14. 

S. Ponti, P. Ziherl, C. Ferrero, and S. Zumer

Flexoelectro-optic effect in a hybrid nematic liquid crystal cell

Liq. Cryst. 26, 1171 (1999). 

13. 

P. Ziherl, R. Podgornik, and S. Zumer

Wetting-driven Casimir force in nematic liquid crystals

Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 1189 (1999). 

12. 

A. Sarlah, P. Ziherl, and S. Zumer

Fluctuations in confined liquid crystals and pretransitional evanescent light scattering

Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 320, 231 (1998). 

11. 

P. Ziherl, S. Zumer, and R. Podgornik

Fluctuation-induced structural forces in nematic films

Brazilian J. Phys. 28, 267 (1998). 

10. 

P. Ziherl, R. Podgornik, and S. Zumer

Casimir force in liquid crystals close to nematic-isotropic phase transition

Chem. Phys. Lett. 295, 99 (1998). 

9. 

P. Ziherl, A. Sarlah, and S. Zumer

Collective fluctuations and wetting in nematic liquid crystals

Phys. Rev. E 58, 602 (1998). 

8. 

P. Ziherl, D. Subacius, A. Strigazzi, V. M. Pergamenshchik, A. L. Alexe-Ionescu, O. D. Lavrentovich, and S. Zumer

Magnetic field controlled optical phase retardation in a hybrid nematic cell

Liq. Cryst. 24, 607 (1998). 

7. 

S. Zumer, A. Borstnik, G. Skacej, P. Ziherl, and G. P. Crawford

Microconfined liquid crystals: surface induced deformations, ordering and fluctuations

Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 304, 477 (1997). 

6. 

S. Zumer, P. Ziherl, and M. Vilfan

Dynamics of microconfined nematic liquid crystals and related NMR studies

Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 292, 39 (1997);

also published in P. E. Cladis and P. Palffy-Muhoray (eds.), Dynamics and defects in liquid crystals: A festschrift in honor of Alfred Saupe (Gordon and Breach, Amsterdam, 1998). 

5. 

P. Ziherl and S. Zumer

Fluctuations in confined liquid crystals above nematic-isotropic phase transition temperature

Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 682 (1997). 

4. 

P. Ziherl and S. Zumer

Director fluctuations in inhomogeneously ordered nematic liquid crystals: an extension of elastic molecular field

Liq. Cryst. 21, 871 (1996). 

3. 

S. Zumer, P. Ziherl, and G. P. Crawford

Ordering and dynamics in paranematic surface layers

Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 290, 193 (1996). 

2. 

P. Ziherl and S. Zumer

Nematic order director fluctuations in cylindrical capillaries

Phys. Rev. E 54, 1592 (1996). 

1. 

P. Ziherl, M. Vilfan, and S. Zumer

Nematic director fluctuations and nuclear magnetic relaxation in confined liquid crystals

Phys. Rev. E 52, 690 (1995).