(* Corresponding author)


S-shaped flow curves and local stress oscillations in confined shear thickening suspensions
Haitao Hu, Yiqiu Zhao, Weiwei Zhao, and Qin Xu*
arXiv: 2211.12272 pdf


[25] Multifunctional Tendon-mimetic hydrogels
Mingze Sun, Hegeng Li. Yong Hou, Han Huang, Xingyu Xia, Hengjia Zhu,Qin Xu, Yuan Lin, and Lizhi Xu*
Science Advances, 9, eade6973 (2023).


[24] Multiscale Soft Surface Instabilities for Adhesion Enhancement
Vaisakh V. Mohanan, Ho Yi Lydia Mak, Nishan Gurung, and Qin Xu*

Materials, 15(3), (2022).

[23] The role of crosslinking density in surface stress and surface energy of soft solids
Weiwei Zhao, Jianhui Zhou, Haitao Hu, Chang Xu, and Qin Xu*
Soft Matter, 18, 507 (2022).

Featured on the Back Cover.


[22] Droplets sit and slide anisotropically on soft, stretched substrates
Katrina Smith-Mannschott, Qin Xu, Stefanie Heyden, Nicolas Bain, Jacco H. Snoeijer, Eric R. Dufresne, and Robert W. Style
Physical Review Letters, 126, 158004 (2021)
Suggested by the Editors
Featured in APS SynopsisETH D-MATL News

[21] Contact lines on stretched soft solids: Modeling anisotropic surface stresses
Stefanie Heyden, Nicolas Bain, Qin Xu, Robert W. Style, and Eric R. Dufresne
Proceedings of The Royoal Society A, 447, 20200673 (2021)


[20] Viscoelastic and poroelastic relaxations on soft solid surfaces
Qin Xu*, Lawrence Wilen, Katharine E. Jensen, Robert W. Style, and Eric R. Dufresne*
Physical Review Letters, 125, 238002 (2020)

[19] Stress fluctuations and shear thickening in dense granular suspensions
Qin Xu*, Abhinendra Singh, and Heinrich M. Jaeger
Journal of Rheology, 64, 321 (2020)
JOR Special Issue: “Physics of Dense Suspensions” 

2011-2019 (Before Joining HKUST)

[18] Effects of Strain-dependent Surface Stress on the Adhesive Contact of a Rigid Sphere to a Compliant Substrate
Zezhou Liu, Katharine E. Jensen, Qin Xu, Robert W. Style, Eric R. Dufresne, Anand Jagota and Chung-Yuen Hui
Soft Matter, 15, 2223-2231 (2019)

[17] Singular dynamics in the failure of soft adhesive contacts
Justin D. Berman, Manjari Randeria, Robert W. Style, Qin Xu, James R. Nichols, Aidan J. Duncan, Michael Loewenberg, Eric R. Dufresne, and Katharine E. Jensen
Soft Matter, 15, 1327-1334 (2019)

[16] The mechanical equilibrium of soft solids with surface elasticity
Robert W. Style and Qin Xu
Soft Matter, 14, 4569-4576 (2018)

[15]  Liquid-Liquid phase separation in an elastic matrix creates uniform droplets of tunable size
Robert W. Style, Tianqi Sai, Nicolo Fanelli, Katrina Smith-Mannschott, Qin Xu, Larry A. Willen and Eric R. Dufresne
Physical Review X, 8, 011028 (2018)

[14] Surface Elastic Constants of a Soft Solid
Qin Xu, Robert W. Style and Eric R. Dufresne
Soft Matter, 14, 916-920 (2018)

[13] Strain-dependent solid surface stress and the stiffness of soft contacts
Katharine E. Jensen, Robert Style, Qin Xu and Eric R. Dufresne
Physical Review X, 7, 041031 (2017).

[12] Direct measurements of surface stress of stretched soft solids
Qin Xu, Katharine E. Jensen, Rostislav Boltyanskiy, Raphael Sarfati, Robert Style, and Eric R. Dufresne
Nature Communications 8, 555 (2017)
Highlighted in ETH Materials NEWS

[11] Shear thickening in highly viscous granular suspensions
Qin Xu, Sayantan Majumdar, Eric Brown and Heinrich M. Jaeger
Europhys. Lett. 107, 68004 (2014)

[10] Dense suspension splat: Monolayer spreading and hole formation after impact
Luuk A. Lubbers, Qin Xu, Sam Wilken, Wendy W. Zhang and Henrich M. Jaeger
Physical Review Letters, 113 (4), 044502 (2014)
Highlighted in the APS NEWS

[9] Controlling electromagnetic waves with meta-surfaces
Qiong He, Shiyi Xiao, Xin Li, Che Qu, Qin Xu, Shulin Sun and Lei Zhou
SPIE Newsroom – Optical Design & Engineering 10.1117/2.1201402.005337 (2014)

[8] Fast Imaging Technique to Study Drop Impact Dynamics of Non-Newtonian Fluids
Qin Xu, Ivo R. Peters, Sam Wilken, Eric Brown and Heinrich M. Jeager
Journal of  Visualized Experiments, 85, e51249 (2014)

[7] Research progress on gradient meta-surfaces
Shulin Sun, Qiong He, Shiyi Xiao, Qin Xu, Xin Li, Che Qu and Lei Zhou
Laser & Optoelectronic Progress, 50, 080009 (2013)

[6] Splashing onset in dense suspension droplets
Ivo R. Peters, Qin Xu and Heinrich M. Jaeger
Physical Review Letters, 111, 028301 (2013)

[5] Impact Dynamics of Oxidized Liquid Metal Drops
Qin Xu, Eric Brown and Heinrich M. Jaeger
Physical Review E, 87, 043012 (2013)

[4] Cinnamate-based DNA photolithography
Lang Feng, Joy Romulus, Minfeng Li,Ruojie Sha, John Royer, Kun-Ta Wu, Qin Xu, Nadrian Seeman, Marcus Weck and Paul Chaikin
Nature Materials, 12, 747-753 (2013)

[3] Effect of oxidation on the mechanical properties of liquid gallium and eutectic gallium-indium
Qin Xu, Nikolai Oudalov, Qiti Guo, Heinrich M. Jaeger and Eric Brown
Physics of Fluids, 24, 063101 (2012)

[2] Gradient-index meta-surfaces as a bridge linking propagating waves and surface waves
Shulin Sun, Qiong He, Shiyi Xiao, Qin Xu, Xin Li and Lei Zhou
Nature Materials, 11, 426-431 (2012)
——The Prize for Important Achievements of Chinese Optics in 2012 

[1] Subdiffusion of a Sticky Particle on a Surface
Q. Xu, L. Feng, R. Sha, N. C. Seeman and P. M. Chaikin
Physical Review Letters, 106, 228102 (2011)