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Ilse Katz Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology

Prof. Yoav Tsori
Department of Chemical Engineering

Ben Gurion University of the Negev
P.O. Box 653, Beer-Sheva, 8410501, Israel


Fax:     +972-8-6472916
E-mail: tsori at bgu.ac.il


Polymers, liquids and colloids in electric fields: Interfacial instabilities, orientation,
and phase-transitions”

Eds. Y. Tsori and U. Steiner, World Scientific (2008).

book cover
Book chapters:

Y. Tsori, External-Field Induced Pattern Formation in Some Polymer Systems,
in Nonlinear Dynamics in Polymeric Systems, ACS Symposium Series No. 869;
Eds. Pojman, J. A.; Tran-Cong-Miyata, Q.; Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2003; pp 264.

Journal articles:

48. Z. Chernia and Y. Tsori, Complexation reactions in pyridine and 2,6-dimethylpyridine-water system: The quantum-chemical description and the path to liquid phase separation fields,
      J. Chem. Phys. 148, 104306 (2018) [

47. Y. Katsir and Y. Tsori, Recent advances in liquid mixtures in electric fields,
      J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 29, 063002 (2017) [

46. S. Samin and Y. Tsori, Reversible pore gating in aqueous mixtures via external potential,
      Coll. Interf. Sci. Comm. 12, 9 (2016) [

45. S. D. Deshmukh and Y. Tsori, Control of chemical reactions using electric field gradients,
      J. Chem. Phys. 144, 191102 (2016) [

44. J. Galanis and Y. Tsori, Interface initiation and propagation in liquids demixing with electric fields,
      J. Chem. Phys. 141, 214506 (2014) [

43. S. Samin, M. Hod, E. Melamed, M. Gottlieb and Y. Tsori, Stabilization of colloids by addition of salt,
      Phys. Rev. Applied 2, 024008 (2014) [

42. K. Orzechowski, M. Adamczyk, A. Wolny and Yoav Tsori, Shift of the critical mixing temperature in 
      strong electric fields. Theory and experiment,
      J. Phys. Chem. B 118, 7187 (2014) [

41. U. Welling, M. Muller, H. Shalev and Y. Tsori, Block copolymer ordering in cylindrical capacitors,
      Macromolecules 47, 1850-1864 (2014) [

40. J. Galanis and Y. Tsori, Phase separation dynamics of simple liquids in non-uniform electric fields,
      J. Chem. Phys. 140, 124505 (2013) [

39. S. Samin and Y. Tsori, Stabilization of charged and neutral colloids in salty mixtures,
      J. Chem. Phys. 139, 244905 (2013) [arXiv:1312.7199] [

38. J. Galanis and Y. Tsori, Mixing-demixing phase diagram for simple fluids in non-uniform electric fields,
      Phys. Rev. E 88, 012304 (2013) [arXiv:1307.4520] [

37. S. Samin, Y. Tsori and C. Holm, Vapor-liquid coexistence of the Stockmayer fluid in nonuniform
     external fields,
      Phys. Rev. E 87, 052128 (2013) [arXiv:1303.2293] [

36. S. Samin and Y. Tsori, The interaction between colloids in polar mixtures above Tc,
      J. Chem. Phys. 136, 154908 (2012) [arXiv:1201.3535]

35. S. Samin and Y. Tsori,
Attraction between like-charge surfaces in polar mixtures,
     EPL 95, 36002 (2011)
[arXiv:1103:0544] [pdf].

34. S. Samin and Y. Tsori, Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium in Electric Field Gradients,
     J. Phys. Chem. B 115, 75 (2011)

33. G. G. Putzel, D. Andelman, Y. Tsori and M. Schick, Ionic Effects on the Electric Field Needed

       to Orient Dielectric Lamellae,
      J. Chem. Phys. 132, 164903 (2010)
[arXiv:1004:5158] [pdf].

32.  V. Viasnoff, A. Meller, U. Bockelmann, H. Isambert and Y. Tsori, Localized Joule Heating
       Produced by Ion Current Focusing Through Micron-Size Holes,
      Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 163701 (2010) [arXiv:1004:4740] [pdf]

31. S. Samin and Y. Tsori, Stability of Binary Mixtures in Electric Field Gradients
      J. Chem. Phys. 131, 194102 (2009) [arXiv:0907.4855] [pdf].

30. Y. Tsori, Colloquium: Phase Transitions in Polymers and Liquids in Electric Fields,
       Rev. Mod. Phys. 81, 1471 (2009) [arXiv:0912.1736] [pdf].

29. G. Marcus and Y. Tsori, Phase Separation Transition in Liquids and Polymers Induced
       by Electric Field Gradients,
       J. Phys. Soc. Jap. 78, 041010 (2009) [arXiv:0901.1990] [pdf].

28. G. Marcus, S. Samin and Y. Tsori, Phase-Separation Transition in Liquid Mixtures
       Near Charged Objects,
       J. Chem. Phys. 129, 061101 (2008) [arXiv:0712.2901] [pdf].

27. Y. Tsori, D. Andelman, and J.-F. Joanny, Interfacial Instability of Charged End-Group  
       Polymer Brushes,,
       Europhys. Lett. 82, 46001 (2008) [arXiv:0801.3318] [pdf].

26. Y. Tsori and L. Leibler, Phase-Separation of Miscible Liquids in a Centrifuge,
      C. R. Physique 8, 955 (2007) [arXiv:0707.2266] [pdf]

25. Y. Tsori, Discontinuous Meniscus Location in Tapered Capillaries Driven by Pressure
      Difference and Dielectrophoretic Forces,
      Langmuir 23, 8028 (2007) [cond-mat/0702099] [pdf].

24. Y. Tsori and L. Leibler, Phase-Separation in Ion-Containing Mixtures in Electric Fields,
      Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104, 7348 (2007) [cond-mat/0610475] [pdf].

23. Y. Tsori, Lamellar Phase in Nonuniform Electric Fields: Breaking the In-Plane Rotation
      Symmetry and the Role of Dielectric Constant Mismatch,
      Macromolecules 40, 1698 (2007) [cond-mat/0609319] [pdf].

22. Y. Tsori, Discontinuous Liquid Rise in Capillaries With Varying Cross-Sections,
      Langmuir 22, 8860 (2006) [cond-mat/0604231] [pdf].

21. Y. Tsori, C.-Y. Li, D. Andelman and M. Schick, Block-Copolymers in Electric Field --
      A Comparison of Single-Mode and Self-Consistent Field Approximations,
     Macromolecules 39, 289 (2006) [cond-mat/0508179] [pdf].

20. Y. Tsori and D. Andelman, Coarse Graining in Block Copolymer Films,
       J. Pol. Sci.: Pol. Phys. B 44, 2725 (2006) [cond-mat/0603096] [pdf].

19. Y. Tsori, E. Sivaniah, D. Andelman and T. Hashimoto, Orientational transitions
      in symmetric diblock copolymers on rough surfaces,
      Macromolecules (note) 38, 7193 (2005) [cond-mat/0504410] [pdf].

18. Y. Tsori and L. Leibler, Electrostatic Cancellation of Gravity Effects in Liquid Mixtures,
      Phys. Rev. E (Brief Reports) 71, 032101 (2005) [cond-mat/0501744] [pdf].

17. Y. Tsori and P.-G. de Gennes, Damping of Acoustic Waves in Dilute Polymer Solutions,
      Macromolecules (Communication to the Editor) 37, 8195 (2004) [cond-mat/0407698] [pdf].

16. Y. Tsori, F. Tournilhac and L. Leibler, Demixing in Simple Fluids Induced by Electric Field Gradients,
      Nature 430, 544 (2004) [pdf].

15. Y. Tsori and P.-G. de Gennes, Frustrated Rotations in Nematic Monolayers,
      Eur. Phys. J. E 14, 91 (2004) [cond-mat/0404259] [pdf].

14. Y. Tsori and P.-G. de Gennes, Self Trapping of a Single Bacterium in its Own Chemoattractant,
       Europhys. Lett. 66, 599 (2004) [q-bio.PE/0405005] [pdf].

13. Y. Tsori, Controlled Pattern Formation in some Block Copolymer Systems,

      ACS symposium series 869, 264-275 (2004).

12. Y. Tsori and D. Andelman, Parallel and Perpendicular Lamellae on Corrugated Surfaces,
      Macromolecules 36, 8560 (2003) [cond-mat/0304334] [pdf].

11. Y. Tsori, F. Tournilhac and L. Leibler, Orienting Ion-Containing Block Copolymers
      Using AC Electric Fields,
      Macromolecules 36, 5873 (2003) [cond-mat/0301116] [pdf].

10. Y. Tsori, F. Tournilhac, D. Andelman and L. Leibler, Structural Changes in Block Copolymers:
     Coupling of Electric Field and Mobile Ions,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 145504 (2003) [cond-mat/0208129] [pdf].

9. Y. Tsori and D. Andelman, Ordering Mechanisms in Confined Diblock Copolymers,
    J. Interf. Sci. 11, 259 (2003) [cond-mat/0208127] [pdf].

8. Y. Tsori and D. Andelman, Control of diblock copolymer morphology in thin film,
    Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 24, U485 (2002).
7. Y. Tsori and D. Andelman, Thin Films of Diblock Copolymer in Electric Field:
    Transition from Perpendicular to Parallel Oriented Lamellae,
    Macromolecules 35, 5161 (2002) [cond-mat/0110282] [pdf].

6. Y. Tsori and D. Andelman, Diblock Copolymers Thin Films: Parallel and Perpendicular
    Lamellar Phases in the Weak Segregation,
    Eur. Phys. J. E. 5, 605 (2001) [cond-mat/0105213] [pdf].

5. Y. Tsori and D. Andelman, Surface Induced Ordering in Thin Film Diblock Copolymers:
    Tilted Lamellar Phases,
    J. Chem. Phys. 115, 1970 (2001) [cond-mat/0103250] [pdf].

4. Y. Tsori and D. Andelman, Diblock Copolymer Ordering Induced by Patterned
    Surfaces Above the Order-Disorder Transition,
   Macromolecules 34, 2719 (2001) [cond-mat/0007055] [pdf].

3. Y. Tsori and D. Andelman, Diblock Copolymer Ordering Induced by Patterned Surfaces,
    Europhys. Lett. 53, 722 (2001) [cond-mat/0007056] [pdf].

2. Y. Tsori, D. Andelman and M. Schick, Defects in Lamellar Diblock Copolymers:
    Chevron- and Omega-shaped tilt Boundaries,
    Phys. Rev. E. 61, 2848 (2000) [cond-mat/9905378] [pdf].

1. B. Meerson and Y. Tsori, Annular Ballast Resistor: Symmetry Breaking,
    Pinning and Coarsening in a Globally Constrained Reaction-Diffusion System,
    Phys. Rev. E. 57, 159 (1998) [pdf].