Paul Chaikin

Silver Professor
Professor of Physics
New York University

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Ph.D. 1971 (Physics), Univsersity of Pennsylvania
B.S. 1966 (Physics), California Institute of Technology

Selected Publications: 

  • "An Electric Bottle for Colloids", M. T. Sullivan, K. Zhao, A. D. Hollingsworth, R. H. Austin, W. B. Russel, and P. M. Chaikin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 015703 (2006). 
  • "Two-Dimensional Melting Transition Observed in a Block Copolymer", D. E. Angelescu, C. K. Harrison, M. L. Trawick, R. A. Register, and P. M. Chaikin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 025702 (2005) 
  • "Experiments on Random Packings of Ellipsoids", Man WN, Donev A, Stillinger FH, Sullivan MT, Russel WB, Heeger D, Inati S, Torquato S, Chaikin PM, Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 198001 (2005) 
  • "Coexistence of superconductivity and antiferromagnetism probed by simultaneous nuclear magnetic resonance and electrical transport in (TMTSF)(2)PF6 system", Lee IJ, Brown SE, Yu W, Naughton MJ, Chaikin PM, Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 197001 (2005) 
  • "77Se NMR Probe of Magnetic Excitations of the Magic Angle Effect in (TMTSF)2PF6" W. Wu, P. M. Chaikin, W. Kang, J. Shinagawa, W. Yu, and S. E. Brown, Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 097004 (2005) 
  • "Experimental measurement of the photonic properties of icosahedral quasicrystals", Weining Man, Mischa Megens, Paul J. Steinhardt, P. M. Chaikin, Nature 436, 993-996 (18 Aug 2005) 
  • "Reversible self-assembly and directed assembly of DNA-linked micrometer-sized colloids", Valignat MP, Theodoly O, Crocker JC, Russel WB, Chaikin PM, PNAS 102, 4225 (2005) 
  • "Shear-Induced Alignment in Thin Films of Spherical Nanodomains" D. E. Angelescu, J. H. Waller, R. A. Register, P. M. Chaikin, Advanced Materials 17, 1878 (2005)