Publications

Journal Articles:

2020

[24] Buckling of a linear chain of hard spheres in a harmonic confining potential: Numerical and analytical results for low and high compression
S Hutzler, A Mughal, J Ryan-Purcell, A Irannezhad, D Weaire
Physical Review E 102 (2), 022905

[23] A simple experimental system to illustrate the nonlinear properties of a linear chain under compression. D Weaire, A Irannezhad, A Mughal, S Hutzler. American Journal of Physics 88 (5), 347-352

2019

[22] Equilibrium configurations of hard spheres in a cylindrical harmonic potential. J Winkelmann, A Mughal, D Weaire, S Hutzler
EPL (Europhysics Letters) 127 (4), 44002

[21] Homogeneous and heterogeneous populations of active rods in two-dimensional channels. V. Khodygo, M. T. Swain, and A. Mughal. Physical Review E 99 (2), 022602

[20] Theory of rotational columnar structures of soft spheres. J. Winkelmann, A. Mughal, D. Williams, D. Weaire, and S. Hutzler. Physical Review E99 (2) 020602

2018

[19] Demonstration and interpretation of “scutoid” cells in a quasi-2D soap froth. A. Mughal, S.J. Cox, D. Weaire, S.R. Burke, S. Hutzler, Phil. Mag. Lett. 98 (8), 358-364.

[18] Columnar structures of soft spheres: metastability and hysteresis.  A. Mughal, J Winkelmann, D Weaire, S Hutzler, Phys. Rev. E 98, 043303

2017

[17] Simulation and observation of line-slip structures in columnar structures of soft spheres. J. Winkelmann, B. Haffner, D. Weaire, A. Mughal and S Hutzler, Phys. Rev. E 97, 059902.

[16] How bees and foams respond to curved confinement: level set boundary representations in the Surface Evolver. A. Mughal, T. Libertiny and G. E. Schroeder-Turk, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 2017 Mar 4.

[15]  Curvature driven motion of soap cells in toroidal Hele-Shaw cells. A. Mughal, S. Cox, and G. E. Schroeder-Turk. Interface Focus 7 (4), 20160106.

[14] Phyllotaxis, disk packing and Fibonacci numbers. A. Mughal and D. Weaire, Phys. Rev. E 95, 022401.

2015

[13] An experimental study of columnar crystals using monodisperse microbubbles. Meagher, A. J., F. García-Moreno, J. Banhart, A. Mughal, and S. Hutzler, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 473: 55-59.

2014

[12] Theory of cylindrical dense packings of disks, A. Mughal and D. Weaire Physical Review E 89, no. 4: 042307.

[11] Packing of softly repulsive particles in a spherical box – a generalised Thomson problem, A. Mughal. Forma, 29, 13–19, 2014.

2013

[10] Screw symmetry in columnar crystals. A. Mughal. Philosophical Magazine, Volume 93, Issue 31-33, pages 4070-4077.

[9] Compaction of cereal grain.  J. Wychowaniec, I. M. Griffiths, A. Gay, A Mughal. Philosophical Magazine, Volume 93, Issue 31-33, pages 4151-4158.

2012

[8] Dense packing of hard spheres in cylinders I. Simulations A. Mughal, H. K. Chan, D. Weaire and S. Hutzler, Phys. Rev. E 85, 051305.

2011

[7] Laminar flow of a sheared vortex crystal: Scars in flat geometry C. Miguel, A. Mughal and S. Zapperi, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 245501.

[6] Modelling thermally activated domain wall dynamics in thin magnetic strips with disorder L. Laurson, A. Mughal, C. Serpico, G. Durin and S. Zapperi, J. Phys. Conf. Series, 292 (1), 012008.

[5] Phyllotactic description of hard sphere packing in cylindrical channels. A. Mughal, H. K. Chan and D. Weaire, Phys. Rev. Lett, 106, 115704.

2010

[4] Effect of dipolar interactions for domain wall dynamics in magnetic thin films.  A. Mughal, L. Laurson, S. Zapperi and G. Durin (2010). Published in the proceedings of Soft Magnetic Materials 19.

[3] Modelling domain wall dynamics in thin magnetic strips with disorder. L. Laurson, A. Mughal, S. Zapperi and G. Durin (2010). Published in the proceedings of Soft Magnetic Materials 19.

2008

[2] Curvature in conformal mappings of 2D lattices and foam structure. A. Mughal and D. Weaire. Proceedings of the Royal Society A. 465.2101: 219-238

2007

Topological defects in the crystalline state of one-component plasmas of non-uniform density. A. Mughal and M. A. Moore, Phys. Rev. E 76, 011606 .