Past Publications (from 1997)

Pavez, J., Silva, F., Melo, F., "Effects of alginc acid from marine algae on calcium carbonate coating electrodeposited". Journal of Crystal growth, 282, 438-447, (2005)

Pavez, J., Silva, F., Melo, F., "Homogenius calcium carbonate coating obtained by electrodeposition: in situ atomic force microscope observations".  Electrochimica Acta 50,3488-3494. (2005)

Saez, A. Vivanco, F., and Melo, F., "Size segregation, convection, and arching effect", Phys. Rev. E 72, 021307, (2005)

Job, S., Melo, F., Sokolow, A., and Sen,S., "How Hertzian solitary waves interact with boundaries in a 1D granular medium".  Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 178002, (2005)

Biben, T., Géminard, J.-C. , and Melo, F., "Dynamics of bio-polymeric brushes growing from a cellular membrane:  tentative modelling of the actin turnover within an adhesion unit; the podosome",. Journal of Biological Physics, vol. 31, issue 1. (2005)

Pavez, J., Páez, M., Ringuedé, A., Bedioui, F. and Zagal, J., "Effect of film thickness on the electro-reduction of molecular oxygen on electropolymerized cobalt tetra-aminophthalocyanine films"Journal of  Solid State Electrochemistry, 9 (2005)

Géminard, J.-C., Bernal, R., Melo, F., "Wrinkles formations in axi-symetrically stretched membranes" , European Physical Journal E15(2), 117-126, (2004).

Caballero, L., Melo, F. "Droplets of fine powders running uphill by vertical vibrations ".  Phys. Rev. Lett. 93 (2004)

Vivanco, F., Melo, F., "Experimental study of surface waves scattering by a single vortex and a vortex dipole". Phys. Rev. E. 69, 026307, (2004).

Hamm, E., Roman, B., Melo, F., "Dynamics of developable cones under shear",  Phys. Rev. E , 70,026607, (2004)

Vivanco, F., Melo, F., "Vortex-dipole surface wave interactions  in deep water". Instabilities and Nonequilibrium Structures VII & VIII, Edited by O.Descalzi, J. Martinez and E. Tirapegui. (Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordsecht), 345-354, (2004).

Apablaza V., Melo, F., "Dynamics of conical singularities: S type d-cones ". Instabilities and Nonequilibrium Structures VII & VIII, Edited by O.Descalzi, J. Martinez and E. Tirapegui. (Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordsecht), 141-148, (2004).

Olivares, M. Roux, J.,N., Melo, F., "Force distribution in two dimentional sandpile",  Instabilities and Nonequilibrium Structures VII & VIII, Edited by O.Descalzi, J. Martinez and E. Tirapegui. (Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordsecht), 297-303, (2004)

Ammann, J., Apablaza, V., Galaz, B. and Flores, C., "Ultrasonic sound velocity measurement in soft materials through under-resonance excitation",submitted for publication in Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology , (2004).

Hamm,E., Roman, B.,Melo,F., "Dynamique de singularités élastiques sur un cylindre mince en torsion" 16ème Congrès Français de Mécanique (2003)

Cerda,E., and Mahadevan,L., "Geometry and Physics of Wrinkling" Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 074302 (2003)

Ammann, J.J, Galaz, B., Hentzschel F. and Vargas J.P.,"Correction of specimen parallelims defects for accurate sound velocity determination of soft materials", Proc. World Congress on Ultrasonics, September 7-10, (2003) , PARIS

Ammann, J.J ., Galaz, B. and Hentzschel F.,"Tissue-mimicking materials assesment through ultrasound velocity measurement", Medical Imaging 2003: Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing, Vol. 5035 (2003)

Ammann, J.J ., and Galaz, B.,"Sound Velocity Determination in gel-based Emulsions", Ultrasonics , 41 , 569-579 (2003)

Melo, F ., "Waves and Topological Structures in Vibrated Granular Layers",in Modern Challenges in Statistical Mechanics: Patterns, Noise and the Interplay of Nonlinearity and Complexity . (PASI) Winter School , Edited by Katja Lindenberg, AIP, 658 , 331-354 (2003).

Cerda, E ., Ravi-Chandar, K., and Mahadevan, L.,"Wrinkling of an Elastic Sheet under Tension", Nature , 419 , 580, (2002).

Cerda, E ., Mahadevan, L., and Pasini, J.M.,"The elements of draping" PNAS, 1806-1810, February 2004, Vol. 101, Nº7, (2002).

Bernal,R., Coste,C.,  Lund,F.,  Melo, F., "Normal Modes-Vortex Interactions" Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 89, 034501 (2002) 

Vivanco, F ., and Melo, F ., "Surface spiral waves in a filamentary vortex" Phys. Rev. Lett. 85 2116-2119. ( 2000)

Cerda, E ., and Melo, F ., "El arrugado del papel", Invited article, in “Investigación y Ciencia” (Scientific American in Spanish). Issue of July 2000.

Lobiano, J., Cabrera, D., Martínez R., Cerda E ., and Melo, F, "Pliege", book in Spanish on architectural applications of wrinkles. Santiago-Chile (2000).

Chaieb,S. Melo., F, "From creases to conical deflections in a buckled thin sheet" , Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solid 48, 565-579, (2000).

Cerda E., Chaieb,S. Melo., F  and L. Mahadevan "Conical Dislocations in Crumpling", Nature, Vol. 401, 46 (1999)

Chaïeb, S., Geminard, J.-C-, Melo, F.,"Experimental study of developable cones", Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 80, 2354 (1998)

Cerda, E., Rica, S., Melo, F., "Model for Subharmonic Waves in Granular Materials", Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 79, 4570 (1997)