Amorphous Silicon



Research Journal Publications

  1. “The anamorphic universe,” (with A. Ijjas), JCAP 1510, 10, 001 (2015); arxiv.1507.03875.
  2. “Scale-invariant perturbations in ekpyrotic cosmologies without fine-tuning of initial conditions,” (with A. Levy and A. Ijjas), Phys. Rev. D 92, 6, 063524 (2015); arxiv.1506.01011.
  3. “Quasicrystals at extreme conditions: The role of pressure in stabilizing icosahedral
    Al63Cu24Fe13 at high temperature,” (with V. Stagno, L. Bindi, C. Park, S. Tkachev,V. Prakapenka, H.-K. Mao, and Y. Fei), Am. Min. 100, 2412-2418 (2015).
  4. “Decagonite, Al71Ni24Fe5, a quasicrystal with decagonal symmetry from the Khatyrka CV3 carbonaceous chondrite,” ,”(with L. Bindi, N. Yao, C. Lin, L.S. Hollister, C. Andronicos, V. Distler, M.P. Eddy, A. Kostin, V. Kryachko, G.J. MacPherson, W.M. Steinhardt, M. Yudovskaya), Am. Min. 100, 2340-2343 (2015)
  5. “Novel Silicon Waveguides and Modulators Hyperuniform Disordered Platforms,” (with W. Man, M. Milosevic, G. Nahal. T. Amoah, S. Torquato, R. Mullen, M. Florescu), OptiElectronics and Communications Conference 2015.
  6. “Redox Reactions between Cu-Al Metal and Silicates in the Khatyrka meteorite,” (with L.S. Hollister, G.J. MacPherson, L. Bindi, C. Lin, and N. Yao), 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, LPI Contribution No. 1832, p.2394
  7. “Supermassive Black Holes from Ultra-Strongly Self-interacting Dark Matter,” (with J. Pollack and D.N. Spergel), Astrophys. J. 804, 2, 131 (2015) 
  8. “Natural quasicrystal with decagonal symmetry,”(with L. Bindi, N. Yao, C. Lin, L.S. Hollister, C. Andronicos, V. Distler, M.P. Eddy, A. Kostin, V. Kryachko, G.J. MacPherson, W.M. Steinhardt, M. Yudovskaya, Science Reports 5, article 9111, doi:10.1038/srep0911 (2015).
  9. "Dynamical String Tension in String Theory with Spacetime Weyl Invariance," (with I. Bars and N. Turok), accepted Fortschritte der Physik 62, 901-20 (2014); arXiv.1407.0992.
  10. “Impact-induced shock and the formation of natural quasicrystals in the early solar system,” (with L.S. Hollister, L. Bindi, N. Yao, G.P. Poirier, C. Andronicos, G. J. MacPherson, C. Lin,  V. Distler, M.P. Eddy, A.Kostin, V. Kraychko, W.M. Steinhardt, M. Yudovskaya, J.M. Eiler, Y. Guan, and J.J. Clarke), Nature Communications 5, article no. 4040 [DOI: 10.1038/ncomms5040] (2014).
  11. “Hyperuniform Disordered Photonic Band Gap Silicon Devices for Optical Interconnects,” (with , M. Milošević, W. Man, S. Tsitrin, M. Florescu, G. Nahal, T. Amoah, R. Mullen, S. Torquato, and P. Chaikin), IEEE Optical Interconnects 2014.
  12. “General mechanism for producing scale-invariant perturbations and small non-Gaussianity in ekpyrotic models,” (with A. Ijjas and J-L. Lehners), Phys. Rev. D89, 123520 (2014); arXiv:1404.1265.
  13. “Icosahedral AlCuFe quasicrystal at high pressure and temperature and its implications for the stability of icosahedrite,” (with V. Stagno, L. Bindi, Y. Shibazakii, Y. Tange, Y. Higo, H.-K. Mao, and Y. Fei), Nature Scientific Reports 4, 5869 (2014).
  14. “Fabrication and optimization for waveguides in sub-micron scale hyperuniform disordered photonic bandgap materials,” (with S. Tsitrin, M. Florescu, M. Milošević, G. Nahal, R. Mullen, S. Torquato, P. Chaikin and W. Man), CLEO 2014.
  15. “Inflationary schism after Planck2013,” (with A. Ijjas and A. Loeb), Phys. Lett. B736,142 (2014); arXiv: 1402.6980 (2014).
  16. “Sailing through the big crunch-big bang transition,” (with I. Bars and N. Turok), Phys. Rev. D89, 061302(R) (2014); arXiv:1312.0739.
  17. “Scale-free primordial cosmology,”  (with A. Ijjas and A. Loeb), arXiv: 1309.4480, Phys. Rev. D89, 023525 [15pgs.] (2014).
  18. “The quest for forbidden crystals,” (with L. Bindi), invited paper & cover article for the special International Year of Crystallography issue of Mineralogical Magazine (2014).
  19. “Nonperturbative analysis of the evolution of cosmological perturbations through a nonsingular bounce,” (with B. Xue, D. Garfinkle, and F. Pretorius) , Phys. Rev. D88, 083509 [21 pages] (2013); featured in New Scientist, October 23, 2013
  20. “Isotropic band gaps and freeform waveguides observed in hyperuniform disordered photonic solids,” (with W. Man, M. Florescu, E.P.Williamson, Y. He, S.R. Hashemizad, B.Y. Leung, D.R. Liner, S. Torquato, P. Chaikin) PNAS 120 (40), 15886-15891 (2013).
  21. "Freeform wave-guiding at infrared regime in two dimensional disordered photonic bandgap materials," (with G. Nahal, M. Florescu, R. Mullen, S. Torquato, P. Chaikin and W. Man) in Frontiers in Optics 2013, FW5E.3 [2 pages] (2013).
  22. "New Designer Dielectric Metamaterial with Isotropic Photonic Band Gap," (with G. Nahal, W. Man, M. Florescu, S. Torquato, P. M. Chaikin and R. A. Mullen)  IEEE Photonics 2013, 480-482 (2013).
  23. “Cyclic cosmology, conformal symmetry and the metastability of the Higgs,” (with I. Bars and N. Turok) Physics Lett. B726, 50-55 (2013).
  24. “Local Conformal Symmetry in Physics and Cosmology,” (with I. Bars and N. Turok), Phys. Rev. D89 043515 (2014); arXiv:1307.1848 (2013).
  25. “Photonic band gap in isotropic hyperuniform disordered solids with low dielectric contrast,” (with W. Man, M. Florescu, S. Torquato, P.M. Chaikin), Optics Express 21, 19972-19981 (2013).
  26. “Inflationary paradigm in trouble after Planck2013,”  (with A. Ijjas and A. Loeb), Phys. Lett. B723, 261-6 (2013); featured in New Scientist, October 2, 2013
  27. “Planck2013 results support the simplest cyclic models,” (with J.-L. Lehners), Phys. Rev. D87, 123533 (2013).
  28. “Khatyrka, a new CV3 find from the Koryak Mountains, Eastern Russia,” (with G. J. MacPherson, C. Andronicos, L. Bindi, V. Distler, M.P. Eddy, J.M. Eiler, Y. Guan, L.S. Hollister, A. Kostin, V. Kraychko, W.M. Steinhardt and M. Yudovskaya), Meteoritic and Planetary Science 48, 1499-1514 (2013).
  29. “Hyperuniformity in amorphous silicon based on the measurement of the infinite-wavelength limit of the structure factor,” (with R. Xie, G.G. Long, S.J. Weigand, J. Ilavsky, S.C. Moss, S. Roorda, M. Hejna, and S. Torquato), PNAS 110 (33), 13250-13254 (2013).
  30. “Nearly hyperuniform network models of amorphous silicon,”  (with M. Hejna and S. Torquato),  Phys. Rev. B87, 245204 (2013).
  31. “Quasicrystals: a brief history of the impossible,” Rend. Fis. Acc. Lincei 24 (Suppl 1):S85–S91 (2013).
  32. “Freeform wave-guiding and tunable frequency splitting in isotropic disordered photonic band gap materials,” (with Y. He, B. Leung, M. Florescu, S. Tsitrin, S. Torquato, P. Chaikin, W. Man), OSA Technical Digest (online), paper FTh2G  (2012).
  33. “Cavity Modes Study in Hyperuniform Disordered PhotonicBandgap Materials,” (with S. Tsitrin, M. Florescu, Y. He, B. Leung, S. Torquato, P. Chaikin, W. Man), OSA Technical Digest (online), paper FTh3F.4 (2012).
  34. “Complete set of homogeneous isotropic analytic solutions in scalar-tensor cosmology with radiation and curvature,” (with I. Bars. S-H. Chen, and N. Turok), Phys. Rev. D 86, 083542 (2012).
  35. “In search of natural quasicrystals,” (with L. Bindi) Rep. Prog. Phys. 75, 092601 [12 pages] (2012).
  36.  “A new era for mineralogy?  The discovery of the first natural quasicrystal,” (with L. Bindi), Elements, February 2012, 13-14;DOI: 10.2113/gselements.8.1.13.
  37. “Optical Cavity Modes and Waveguide Geometries in Hyperuniform Disordered Photonic Solids,” (with M. Florescu and S. Torquato), Phys. Rev. B87, 165116 (2013).
  38. “Antigravity and the big crunch/big bang transition," (with I. Bars, S-H. Chen, and N. Turok), Phys. Lett. B715, 278-91 (2012).
  39. “Evidence for the extra-terrestrial origin of a natural quasicrystal," (with L. Bindi, J. Eiler, Y. Guan, L. Hollister, G. MacPherson and N. Yao), PNAS 109: 1396-1401 (2012); featured in This week in PNAS.
  40. “Cosmic evolution of curvature and anisotropy near a nonsingular bounce," (with B.-K. Xue), Phys. Rev. D84, 083520 (2011).
  41. “Generating Scale-Invariant Perturbations from a Rapidly-Evolving Equation of State,'' (with J. Khoury), Phys. Rev. D83, 123502 (2011).
  42. “Icosahedrite, Al Cu Fe , the first natural quasicrystal,'' (with L. Bindi, N. Yao and P.J. Lu), Am. Min. 96, 928-931 (2011).
  43. “Dynamical Selection of the Primordial Density Fluctuation Amplitude,'' (with J.-L. Lehners), Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 081301 (2011).
  44. “Once upon a time in Kamchatka: The Search for Natural Quasicrystals," (with L. Bindi)  Phil. Mag. 91 & 92, 2421-6 (2011).
  45. “Icosahedrite, a natural quasicrystal," (with L. Bindi, N. Yao, and P.J. Lu), CNMNC Newsletter, December 2010, 942; Min. Mag. 74, 941-942.
  46. “Unstable growth of curvature perturbation in non-singular bouncing cosmologies," (with B. Xue), Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 261301 (2010).
  47. “Effects of Random Link Removal on the Photonic Band Gaps of Honeycomb Networks,'' (with M. Florescu and S. Torquato), Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 201103 (2010).
  48. “Experimental observation of photonic bandgaps in hyperuniform disordered material," (with W. Man, M. Florescu, K. Matsuyama, P. Yadak, S. Torquato, and P. Chaikin), in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and the Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS) (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 2010), paper CThS2. ISBN: 978-1-55752-889-6
  49. “Exploring extra dimensions through observational tests of dark energy and varying Newton's constant," (with D. Wesley), arXiv:1003.2815 (astro-ph) (2010).
  50. “Measurement of  as  in amorphous Si," (with R. Xie, G. G. Long, S. J. Weigand, S. C. Moss, S. Roorda, M. F. Thorpe, A.M.R. de Graff, and Salvatore Torquato), Proceedings of 11th International Conference on the Structure of Non-Crystalline Materials, (2012).
  51. “Testing Inflation: A Bootstrap Approach," (with L. Boyle), Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 241301 (2010).
  52. “Order and disorder in freestanding pure amorphous Si and amorphous Si over Si(001)," (with G. G. Long, R. Xie, S. J. Weigand, S. C. Moss, S. Roorda, M. F. Thorpe, A.M.R. de Graff, and Salvatore Torquato), Proceedings of 11th International Conference on the Structure of Non-Crystalline Materials, (2012).
  53. “Adiabatic Ekpyrosis: Scale-Invariant Curvature Perturbations from a Single Scalar Field in a Contracting Universe,'' (with J. Khoury), Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 091301 (2010).
  54. “Return of the Phoenix Universe," (with J.-L. Lehners and N. Turok), Int. J. Mod. Phys. D 18, 2231-35 (2009).
  55. “Non-Gaussianity Generated by the Entropic Mechanism in Bouncing Cosmologies Made Simple," (with J.-L. Lehners), Phys. Rev. D80, 103510 (2009).
  56. “Cosmological Problems with Multiple Axion-like Fields,'' (with K. J. Mack), JCAP 1105:001 (2011).
  57. “Complete Band Gaps in 2d Photonic Quasicrystals,'' (with M. Florescu and S. Torquato),  Phys. Rev. B80, 155112 (2009).
  58. “Natural Quasicrystals," L. Bindi, P.J. Steinhardt, N. Yao and P. Lu), Science 324, 1306-9 (2009).
  59. “Designer disordered materials with large complete photonic band gaps," (with M. Florescu and S. Torquato), PNAS 106 20658-63 (2009).
  60. “Dark Energy and the Return of the Phoenix Universe," (with J.-L. Lehners), Phys. Rev. D79, 063503 (2009).
  61. “Dark Energy, Inflation and Extra Dimensions," (with D. Wesley), Phys. Rev. D79, 104026 (2009).
  62. “Evolution to a smooth universe in an ekpyrotic contracting phase with ,'' (with D. Garfinkle, W.-C. Lim, and F. Pretorius),  Phys. Rev. D78, 083537 (2008).
  63. “Intuitive understanding of non-gaussianity in ekpyrotic and cyclic models,'' (with J.-L. Lehners), Phys. Rev. D 78, 023506 (2008); erratum Phys. Rev. D79, 122902 (2009).
  64. “Optimized Structures for Photonic Quasicrystals," (with M.C. Rechtsman, H.-C. Jeong, P.M. Chaikin, and S. Torquato), Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 073902 (2008).
  65. “How does your quasicrystal grow?", Nature 452 43-44 (2008).
  66. “Probing the early universe with inflationary gravitational waves," (with L. Boyle),  Phys. Rev. D7, 063504 (2008).
  67. “Non-Gaussian Density Fluctuations from Entropically Generated Curvature Perturbations in Ekpyrotic Models,'' (with J.-L. Lehners), Phys.Rev. D77, 063533 (2008).
  68. “A Delicate Universe," (with D. Baumann, A. Dymarsky, I. Klebanov, and L. McAllister)  Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 141601 (2007).
  69. “Gravitational Wave Spectrum from Primordial Scalar Pertubations," (with D. Baumann, K. Takahashi, and K. Ichiki), Phys. Rev. D76, 084019 (2007).
  70. “Generating Ekpyrotic Curvature Perturbations Before the Big Bang," (with J.-L. Lehners, P. McFadden and N. Turok), Phys. Rev. D76, 103501 (2007).
  71. “Constraints on the Interactions between Dark Matter and Baryons from the X-ray Quantum Calorimetry Experiment," (with A. L. Erickcek, D. McCammon and P. C. McGuire), Phys. Rev. D76 042007 (2007).
  72. “Primordial Black Hole Baryogenesis," (with D. Baumann and N. Turok), hep-th/0703250.
  73. “Decagonal and nearly-perfect Quasicrystalline Penrose Tilings in Medieval Islamic Architecture," (with P. Lu), Science 315, 1106 (2007).
  74. “Cosmic perturbations through the ages," (with J.K. Erickson, S. Gratton and N. Turok),  Phys. Rev. D75, 123507 (2007).
  75. “Why the cosmological constant is small and positive," (with N. Turok), Science 312, 1180-1182, (2006).
  76. “Solution of a Braneworld Big Crunch/Big Bang Cosmology," (with P. McFadden and N. Turok), Phys. Rev. D76, 104038 (2007).
  77. “Inflationary predictions for scalar and tensor fluctuations reconsidered," (with L. Boyle and N. Turok), Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 111301 (2006).
  78. “Experimental Measurement of the Photonic Properties of Icosahedral Quasicrystals,'' (with W. Man, M. Megens, and P. Chaikin), Nature 496, 993-996 (2005).
  79. “Controlling Chaos through Compactification in Cosmological Models with a Collapsing Phase," (with D.H. Wesley and N. Turok), Phys. Rev. D72, 063513 (2005).
  80. “Dynamical dark energy: Current constraints and forecasts," (with A. Upadhye and M. Ishak), Phys. Rev. D72, 063501 (2005).
  81. “M-theory Model of a Big Crunch/Big Bang Transition," (with N. Turok and M. Perry),  Phys.Rev. D70 106004 (2004).
  82. “The Cyclic Model Simplified," (with N. Turok) New Astronomy Reviews 49, 43-7 (2005).
  83. “Gravitational baryogenesis," (with H. Davoudiasl, R. Kitano, G.D. Kribs, and H. Murayama), Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 201301 (2004).
  84. “A new duality relating density perturbations in expanding and contracting Friedmann cosmologies," (with L.A. Boyle and N. Turok) Phys. Rev. D70 023504 (2004).
  85. “Kasner and mixmaster behavior in universes with equation of state ," (with J. Erickson, D. Wesley, and N. Turok), Phys. Rev. D69, 063514 (2004).
  86. “The Cosmic Gravitational-Wave Background in a Cyclic Universe," (with L. Boyle and N. Turok), Phys. Rev. D69, 127302 (2004).
  87. “Designing Cyclic Universe Models," (with J. Khoury and N. Turok), Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 031302 (2004).
  88. “Cosmological Perturbations in a Big Crunch/Big Bang Spacetime," (with A. Tolley and N. Turok), Phys. Rev. D69, 106005 (2004).
  89. “Inflation versus Cyclic Predictions for Spectral Tilt," (with J. Khoury and N. Turok), Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 161301 (2003).
  90. “Conditions for Generating Scale-Invariant Density Perturbations," (with S. Gratton, J. Khoury, and N. Turok), Phys. Rev. D69 103505 (2004).
  91. “Precision Cosmology? Not Just Yet '' (with S.L Bridle, O. Lahav, J.P. Ostriker), Science 299, 1532-3 (2003).
  92. “Effects of the Sound Speed of Quintessence on the Microwave Background and Large Scale Structure," (with S. DeDeo and R.R. Caldwell), Phys. Rev. D67, 103509 (2003).
  93. “Rules for Computing Symmetry, Density and Stoichiometry in a Quasi-Unit-Cell Model of Quasicrystals,'' (with H.-C. Jeong), Phys. Rev. B68, 64102 (2003).
  94. “Sensitivity of the cosmic microwave background anisotropy to initial conditions in quintessence cosmology," (with R. Dave and R. Caldwell), Phys. Rev. D66, 023516 (2002).
  95. “Measuring the Speed of Sound of Quintessence," (with J. Erickson, R. Caldwell, V. Mukhanov and C. Armendariz-Picon), Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 121301 (2001).
  96. “Is Vacuum Decay Significant in Ekpyrotic and Cyclic Models?,'' (with N. Turok), Phys. Rev. D66,101302 (2002).
  97. “Measuring the Equation-of-state of the Universe: Pitfalls and Prospects," (with I. Maor, R. Brustein, and J. McMahon), Phys. Rev. D65, 123003 (2002).
  98. “Cosmic Evolution in a Cyclic Universe," (with N. Turok), Phys. Rev. D65, 126003 (2002).
  99. “A cyclic model of the universe," (with N. Turok), Science 296, 1436 (2002).
  100. “Identifying and Indexing Icosahedral Quasicrystals from Powder Diffraction Patterns," (with P. Lu, K. Deffeyes, and N. Yao), Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 275507 (2002).
  101. “Density Perturbations in the Ekpyrotic Scenario," (with J. Khoury, B. Ovrut and N. Turok), Phys. Rev. D66, 046005 (2002).
  102. “From Big Crunch to Big Bang," (with J. Khoury, B. Ovrut, N. Seiberg, and N. Turok),  Phys. Rev. D 65, 086007 (2002); hep-th/010818.
  103. “Visible Branes with Negative Tension in Heterotic M-Theory,'' (with R. Donagi, J. Khoury, B. Ovrut and N. Turok), JHEP 0111:041 (2001).
  104. “Comment on the Pyrotechnic Universe,'' (with J. Khoury, B. Ovrut and N. Turok), hep-th/0105212.
  105. “Q-ball candidates for self-interacting dark matter," (with A. Kusenko), Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 141301 (2001).
  106. “The Ekpyrotic Universe: Colliding Branes and the Origin of the Hot Big Bang," (with J. Khoury, B. Ovrut and N. Turok), Phys. Rev. D64, 123522 (2001).
  107. Comment on “A Quasi-Unit Cell Model for d-  based on Clusters with Broken 10-fold Symmetry," (with E. Abe, K. Saitoh, H. H. Takakura, A.P. Tsai and H.-C. Jeong),  Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 111, (2000).
  108. “Limitations in using luminosity distance to determine the equation-of-state of the universe," (with I. Maor and R. Brustein), Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 6-9, (2001).
  109. “Essentials of -essence," (with C. Armendariz-Picon and V. Mukhanov), Phys. Rev. D63, 103510 (2001).
  110. “Halo Properties in Cosmological Simulations of Self-interacting Cold Dark Matter," (with R. Davé, D.N. Spergel, and B. Wandelt), Ap. J. 547, 574-589 (2001).
  111. “Inflationary solutions in the brane-world and their geometrical interpretation," (with J. Khoury and D. Waldram), Phys. Rev. D63, 103505-13 (2001).
  112. “A Dynamical Solution to the Problem of a Small Cosmological Constant and Late-time Cosmic Acceleration," (with C. Armendariz-Picon and V. Mukhanov), Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 4438-41 (2000).
  113. “A Cosmological Mechanism for Stabilizing Moduli," (with G. Huey, B.A. Ovrut and D. Waldram), Phys. Lett. B476, 379-386, (2000).
  114. “A Simple Method for Computing the Non-Linear Mass Correlation Function with Implications for Stable Clustering," (with R. Caldwell, R. Juskiewicz, and F. Bouchet), Ap. J. 547, L93-96 (2000).
  115. “Observational evidence for self-interacting cold dark matter," (with D.N. Spergel), Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 3760-3 (2000).
  116. “A Quasi-Unit Cell Model for d-  based on Clusters with Broken 10-fold Symmetry," (with E. Abe, K. Saitoh, H. H. Takakura, A.P. Tsai and H.-C. Jeong), Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 4609 (2000); cond-mat/9907160.
  117. “General considerations of the cosmological constant and the stabilization of moduli in the brane-world picture," Phys.Lett. B462, 41-47 (1999).
  118. “Improved quasi-unit cell model of ," (with H.-C. Jeong, K. Saitoh, M. Tanaka, E. Abe, and A.P. Tsai), Nature 396, 55-77 (1998).
  119. “A tracker solution to the cold dark matter cosmic coincidence problem," (with I. Zlatev),  Phys. Lett. B 459, 570-574 (1999).
  120. “Cosmic Concordance and Quintessence," (with L. Wang, R. Caldwell, and J.P. Ostriker),  Ap.J. 530, 17-35 (2000).
  121. "Cosmological Tracking Solutions," (with L. Wang and I. Zlatev), Phys. Rev. D 59, 123504 (1999).
  122. “The Cosmic Triangle: Revealing the State of the Universe," N. Bahcall, J.P. Ostriker, S. Perlmutter and P.J. Steinhardt, Science 284, 1481-1488 (1999).
  123. “Quintessence, Cosmic Coincidence, and the Cosmological Constant," (with I. Zlatev and L. Wang), Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 896-899 (1999).
  124. “Experimental verification of the quasi-unit-cell model of quasicrystal structure," (with H.-C. Jeong, K. Saitoh, M. Tanaka, E. Abe, and A.P. Tsai), Nature 396, 55-57 (1998).
  125. “Resolving the Missing Energy Problem," (with G. Huey, L. Wang, R. Dave, and R. R. Caldwell), Phys. Rev. D59, 063005 (1999).
  126. “Cluster Abundance Constraints on Quintessence Models," (with L. Wang), Ap. J. 508, 483-490 (1998).
  127. “The Imprint of Gravitational Waves in Models Dominated by a Dynamical Cosmic Scalar Field,'' (with R.R. Caldwell), Phys.Rev. D57, 6057-6064 (1998).
  128. “Density Perturbations in Multifield Inflationary Models," (with V.F. Mukhanov), Phys. Lett. B 422,52-60 (1998).
  129. “Cosmological Imprint of an Energy Component with General Equation-of-State," (with R.R. Caldwell and R. Dave), Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 1582-5 (1998).
  130. “Parametric Resonance in an Expanding Universe," (with I. Zlatev and G. Huey), Phys. Rev. D57, 2152-2157 (1998).
  131. “On the Problem of Predicting Inflationary Perturbations," (with L. Wang and V.F. Mukhanov),  Phys. Lett. B 414, 18-27 (1997).
  132. “Constructing Penrose-like Tilings from a Single Proto-tile and the Implications for Quasicrystals," (with H.-C. Jeong), Phys. Rev. B55, 3520-3532 (1997).
  133. “A simpler approach to Penrose tiling with implications for quasicrystal formation," (with H.-C. Jeong), Nature 382, 433-5 (1996).
  134. “Regarding the Deceleration and Missing Energy of the Universe," Scientific Correspondence to Nature 382, 768-9 (1996).
  135. “The observational case for a low-density Universe with a non-zero cosmological constant," (with J.P. Ostriker), Nature 377, 600 (1995).
  136. “Modular Cosmology," (with T. Banks, M. Berkooz, S. Shenker, and G. Moore), Phys. Rev. D52, 3548-3562 (1995).
  137. “The Cosmological Moduli Problem, Supersymmetry Breaking , and Stability in Postinflationary Cosmology," (with T. Banks and M. Berkooz), Phys. Rev. D52, 705-716, (1995).
  138. “High Frequency Oscillations of Newton's Constant Induced by Inflation," (with C. M. Will), Phys. Rev. D52, 628-639 (1995).
  139. “How Well Can Cosmological Parameters Be Estimated From Cosmic Microwave Background Observations," (with J.R. Bond and R.L. Davis), Astro. Lett. & Comm. 32, 53-62 (1995).
  140. “A Cluster Approach for Quasicrystals," (with H.-C. Jeong), Phys. Rev. Lett. 73, 1943 (1994).
  141. “Measuring Cosmological Parameters with Cosmic Microwave Background Experiments," (with R. Crittenden, J.R. Bond, R. Davis, and G. Efstathiou), Phys. Rev. Lett. 72, 13-16 (1994).
  142. “Ising-like Transition and Phason Unlocking in Icosahedral Quasicrystals," (with T. Dotera), Phys. Rev. Lett. 72, 1670-3 (1994).
  143. “Polarization of the Microwave Background due to Primordial Gravitational Waves," (with R. Crittenden and R. Davis), Astrophys. J. Lett. 417, L13-18 (1993).
  144. "Finite Temperature Elasticity Transition in Decagonal Quasicrystals," (with H.-C. Jeong)  Phys. Rev. B48, 9394-403 (1993).
  145. “The Imprint of Gravitational Waves on the Cosmic Microwave Background," (with R. Crittenden, J.R. Bond, R.L. Davis, and G. Efstathiou), Phys. Rev. Lett. 71, 324-7 (1993).
  146. “Challenges for Superstring Cosmology," (with R. Brustein), Phys. Lett. B302, 196-201 (1993).
  147. “Recent Advances in Extended Inflationary Cosmology,'' Class. and Quantum Grav. 10, S33-S48 (1993).
  148. “Cosmic Microwave Background Probes Models of Inflation,'' (with R. Davis, H. Hodges, G. Smoot and M. Turner), Phys. Rev. Lett. 69, 1856-59 (1992).
  149. “Graceful Exit in Extended Inflation and Implications for Density Perturbations,'' (with R. Crittenden), Phys. Lett. B293, 32-36 (1992).
  150. “New Constraints and Improvements on Oscillating Physics,'' (with R. Crittenden), Astro. J. 395, 360-5 (1992).
  151. “Cosmological Consequences of High Frequency Oscillations of Newton's Constant,'' (with F. S. Accetta), Phys. Rev. Lett. 67, 298-301 (1991).
  152. “Coherent Peculiar Velocities and Periodic Red Shifts,'' (with C. T. Hill and M. S. Turner), Astro. J. 366, L57-60 (1991).
  153. “Can Oscillating Physics Explain an Apparently Periodic Universe?'' (with C. T. Hill and M. S. Turner), Phys. Lett. B252, 343-348 (1990).
  154. “New Approaches to Inflationary Cosmology,'' (with F. S. Accetta), Gen. Rel. and Grav. 23, 1-5 (1991).
  155. “Hyperextended Inflation,'' (with F.S. Accetta), Phys. Rev. Lett. 63, 2740-3 (1990).
  156. “Inflation and the -Problem,'' Nature 345, 41 (1990). (Reviewed in News and Views)
  157. “Matching Rules and Growth Rules for Pentagonal Quasicrystal Tilings,'' (with K. Ingersent), Phys. Rev. Lett. 64, 2034-7 (1990).
  158. “Prescription for Successful Extended Inflation,'' (with D. La and E. Bertschinger), Phys. Lett. B231, 231-4 (1989).
  159. “Comment on a Paper by L. Pauling,'' (with P. Bancel, P. Heiney, and P. Horn), PNAS 86, 8600-1 (1989).
  160. “Bubble Nucleation for Flat Potentials,'' (with L. Jensen), Nucl. Phys. B317, 693-705 (1989).
  161. “Bubble Percolation in Extended Inflationary Models,'' (with D. La), Phys. Lett. 220, 375-8 (1989).
  162. “Reply to  Local Growth of Quasicrystals,'' (with G. Onoda, D. DiVincenzo, and J. Socolar), Phys. Rev. Lett. 62, 1210 (1989).
  163. “Extended Inflationary Cosmology,'' (with D. La), Phys. Rev. Lett. 62, 376-9 (1989).
  164. “Comment on  Icosahedral Ordering in Lennard-Jones Liquid and Glass,'' (with D. Nelson), Phys. Rev. Lett. 62, 978 (1989).
  165. “Equilibrium Faceting Shapes for Quasicrystals,'' (with K. Ingersent), Phys. Rev. B39, 980-992 (1989).
  166. “Growing Perfect Quasicrystals,'' (with G. Onoda, D. DiVincenzo, and J. Socolar), Phys. Rev. Lett. 60, 2653-6 (1988).
  167. “Quasicrystals with Dodecahedral Equilibrium Faceting,'' (with K. Ingersent), Phys. Rev. Lett. 60, 2444 (1988).
  168. “Icosahedral Solids: A New Phase of Matter?,'' Science 238, 1242-1247 (1987).
  169. “Quasicrystallinity of Icosahedral ,'' (with D. D. Kofalt, I. A. Morrison, T. Egami, S. Preische and S. J. Poon), Phys. Rev. B35, 4489-4492 (1987).
  170. “Distinguishing a Quasicrystal from an Icosahedral Glass via High Resolution Lattice Imaging,'' Phys. Rev. Lett. 57, 2769(C) (1986).
  171. “Phonons, Phasons and Dislocations in Quasicrystals,'' (with J. E. S. Socolar and T. C. Lubensky), Phys. Rev. B34, 3345-60 (1986).
  172. “Distortion and Peak Broadening in Quasicrystal Diffraction Patterns,'' (with J. E. S. Socolar, T. C. Lubensky, P. A. Bancel, and P. A. Heiney), Phys. Rev. Lett. 57, 1440-3 (1986).
  173. “Quantum Corrections and Locally Supersymmetric Inflationary Models,'' (with P. R. Lindblom and B. A. Ovrut), Phys. Lett. 172, 309-12 (1986).
  174. “Quasicrystals I: Definition and Structure,'' (with D. Levine), Phys. Rev. B34, 596-616 (1986).
  175. “Quasicrystals II: Unit Cell Configurations,'' (with J. Socolar), Phys. Rev. B34, 617-647 (1986).
  176. “Quasicrystals with Arbitrary Orientational Symmetry,'' (with J. Socolar and D. Levine)  Phys. Rev. B32, 5547-51 (1985).
  177. “Elasticity and Dislocations in Pentagonal and Icosahedral Quasicrystals,'' (with D. Levine, T. Lubensky, S. Ostlund, S. Ramaswamy, and J. Toner), Phys. Rev. Lett. 54, 1520-3 (1985).
  178. “Quasicrystals: A New Class of Ordered Structures,'' (with D. Levine) Phys. Rev. Lett. 53, 2477-80 (1984).
  179. “Thermal Production of Superheavy Magnetic Monopoles in the New Inflationary Universe Scenario,'' (with P. Lindblom), Phys. Rev. D31, 2151-4 (1985).
  180. “Supersymmetric Inflation, Baryon Asymmetry and the Gravitino Problem,'' (with B. Ovrut), Phys. Lett. B 147, 263-8 (1984).
  181. “Locally Supersymmetric Cosmology and the Gauge Hierarchy,'' (with B. Ovrut), Phys. Rev. D30, 2061-6 (1984).
  182. “Inflationary Cosmology and the Mass Hierarchy in Locally Supersymmetric Theories,'' (with B. Ovrut), Phys. Rev. Lett. 53, 732-5 (1984).
  183. “A Prescription for Successful New Inflation,'' (with M. Turner), Phys. Rev. D29, 2162-71 (1984).
  184. “Supersymmetry and Inflation: A New Approach,'' (with B. Ovrut), Phys. Lett. B133, 161-8 (1983).
  185. “Bubble Nucleation and the Coleman-Weinberg Model,'' (with L. Jensen), Nucl. Phys. B237, 176-88 (1984).
  186. “Inflation in SU(5) GUT Models Coupled to Gravity,'' (with A. Albrecht and L. Jensen),  Nucl. Phys. B239, 290-300 (1984).
  187. “Saving the Invisible Axion,'' (with M. Turner), Phys. Lett. B129, 51 (1983).
  188. “Inflation and Supersymmetry,'' (with A. Albrecht), Phys. Lett. B131, 45-8 (1983).
  189. “New Inflation in Supersymmetric Theories,'' (with A. Albrecht, S. Dimopoulos, W. Fischler, E. Kolb, and S. Raby), Nucl. Phys. B229, 528-40 (1983).
  190. “Bond Orientational Order in Liquids and Glasses,'' (with M. Ronchetti and D. Nelson),  Phys. Rev. B28, 784-805 (1983).
  191. “Spontaneous Creation of Almost Scale-Free Density Perturbations in an Inflationary Universe,'' (with J. Bardeen and M. Turner), Phys. Rev. D28, 679-93 (1983).
  192. “Dissociation of Abrikosov-Nielsen-Olesen Vortices,'' (with L. Jensen), Phys. Rev. B27, 5549-56 (1982).
  193. “Reheating an Inflationary Universe,'' (with A. Albrecht, M. Turner and F. Wilczek),  Phys. Rev. Lett. 48, 1437-40 (1982).
  194. “Cosmology of Grand Unified Theories with Radiatively Induced Symmetry Breaking,'' (with A. Albrecht), Phys. Rev. Lett. 48, 1220-3 (1982).
  195. “Relativistic Detonation Waves and Bubble Growth in False Vacuum Decay,'' Phys. Rev. D25, 2074-85 (1982).
  196. “Displacement Vector and Energy of a Screw Dislocation in a Lennard- Jones Amorphous Solid,'' (with P. Chaudhari), Phil. Mag. A46, 25-30 (1982).
  197. “Icosahedral Bond Orientational Order in Supercooled Liquids,'' (with M. Ronchetti and D. Nelson), Phys. Rev. Lett. 47, 1297-300 (1981).
  198. “Monopole Dissociation in the Early Universe,'' Phys. Rev. D24, 842-57 (1981).
  199. “Monopole and Vortex Dissociation and Decay of the False Vacuum,'' Nucl. Phys. B190, [FS3] 583-616 (1981).
  200. “The Airy Stress Function for Atomic Models,'' (with P. Chaudhari), J. of Comp. Phys. 42, 266-76 (1981).
  201. “The Weinberg-Salam Model and Early Cosmology,'' Nucl. Phys. B179, 492-508 (1981).
  202. “Point and Line Defects in Glasses,'' (with P. Chaudhari), Phil. Mag. 44, 1375-81 (1981).
  203. “Two-Dimensional Gauge Theories with Diagonal SU(N) Color,'' Ann. of Phys.132, 18-31 (1981).
  204. “Vacuum Instability and Refined Limits on the Higgs Meson Mass,'' Phys. Lett. B97, 147-50 (1980).
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  208. “Edge and Screw Dislocations in an Amorphous Solids,'' (with P. Chaudhari and A. Levi),  Phys. Rev. Lett. 43, 1517-20 (1979).
  209. “On the Stability a of Vacancy and Vacancy Clusters in Amorphous Solids,'' (with C. Bennett, P. Chaudhari, and V. Moruzzi), Phil. Mag. 40, 485-95 (1979).
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Review Articles and Conference Proceedings  

  1. “Inflationary Mythology,” in Guide to Philosophy of Cosmology, ed. A. Ijjas and B. Loewer, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016), to appear.
  2.  “Natural Quasicrystals: A new frontier in mineralogy and its impact on our understanding of matter and the origin of the solar system,” (with L. Bindi), cover article in in Highlights in Mineralogical Crystallography, ed. T. Armbruster, (Berlin: De Grutyer, 2015).
  3. “Photonic Properties of Non-crystalline Solids," in Nano Optics and Atomics: Transport of Light and Matter Waves, Proceedings of Varenna School CLXXIII, ed. by R. Kaiser, D. Wiersma and L. Fallani, Societá Italiana di Fisica, (IOS Press: Amsterdam, 2011) pp. 25-50.
  4. “The Cyclic Theory of the Universe," in Beyond the Big Bang, ed. by R. Vaas, Springer-Verlag, 2011.
  5. “Non-Gaussianity as a Probe of the Physics of the Primordial Universe and the Astrophysics of the Low Redshift Universe,'' (with Komatsu, E. and Afshordi, N. and Bartolo, N. and Baumann, D. and Bond, J.R. and others) arXiv:0902.4759 (2009).
  6. “A modest proposal for solving the cosmological constant problem,'' in “The Quantum Structure of Space and Time,'' Proceedings of the 23rd Solvay Conference, ed. by D. Gross, M. Henneaux and A. Sevrin (Singapore: World Scientific, 2007), pp. 258-63.
  7. “Cosmological Perturbations: Myths and Facts,"  Mod. Phys. Lett. A19, 967-982 (2004).
  8. “Beyond Inflation: A Cyclic Universe Scenario," (with N. Turok), Proceedings of the Nobel Symposium 2003, Sigtuna, Sweden, August 14-19, 2003. Eds. U.Danielsson, A.Goobar & B.E.W.Nilsson; hep-th/0403020; Phys. Scr. T117, 2005, 76-85.
  9. “Quintessential ideas," Proceedings of the Nobel Symposium 2003, Sigtuna, Sweden, August 14-19, 2003. Eds. U.Danielsson, A.Goobar & B.E.W.Nilsson; Phys. Scr. T117, 2005, 34-39.
  10. “The Cyclic Universe and the Big Crunch/Big Bang Transition," Proceedings of Marseilles Cosmology 2003, ed. by A. Mazure.
  11. “New Light on Dark Matter," (with J. Ostriker) Science 300 1909-1913 (2003).
  12. “The Endless Universe: An Introduction," Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 148, 464 (2004).
  13. “Beyond the inflationary border," (with S. Gratton) News & Views, Nature 423, 817-8 (2003).
  14. “The quintessential introduction to dark energy," in  The Search for Dark Matter and Dark Energy in the Universe, ed. by C. Frenk, G. Kalmus, N. Smith and S. White, Philos Transact A Math Phys Eng Sci. (2003) pp. 2497-513.
  15. “The Origin of Density Fluctuations in a Cyclic Universe," (with N. Turok),  The Emergence of Cosmic Structure, ed. S.S. Holt and C.S. Reynolds, pp. 33-44 (AIP Conference Proceedings: Melville, NY, 2003) pp. 33-44.
  16. “Nature of Dark Energy," (with I. Maor, R. Brustein, J. McMahon), Rencontres de Moriond: The Cosmological Model, 16-23 March 2002, Les Arcs, France, J. Tran Thanh Van, et al, eds., Editions Frontiers, 2002.
  17. “The Cyclic Universe: An Informal Introduction," (with Neil Turok) Nucl. Phys.Proc. Suppl. 124 (2003) pp. 38-49.
  18. “The Quintessential Universe,"  Relativistic Astrophysics, ed. by C. Wheeler and H. Martel, (American Institute of Physics: New York, 2001) pp. 279-296.
  19. “Cracking Open the Window for Strongly Interacting Massive Particles as the Halo Dark Matter," P.C. McGuire and P.J. Steinhardt in  International Cosmic Ray Conference 2001, pp. 1566-9, astro-ph/0105567.
  20. “Self-Interacting Dark Matter," (with B.D. Wandelt, R. Davé, G.R. Farrar, P.C. Mcguire and D.N. Spergel), Proceedings of Dark Matter 2000 (2000); astro-ph/0006344.
  21. “Quintessential Cosmology and Cosmic Acceleration,” Proceedings of the the Pritzker Symposium on Status of Inflationary Cosmology, ed. by M. Turner, (U. Chicago Press, Chicago, 2000).
  22. “Quintessence and Cosmic Acceleration," in  Structure Formation in the Universe, R. Crittenden and N. Turok, (Kluwer Academic, London, 2001), pp. 143-178.
  23. “Quasicrystals amd the quasi-unit cell picture," Lexikon der Physik, ed. by U. Kilian, (Spektrum-Verlag, Berlin, 2000), pp. 256-7.
  24. “Penrose tilings, cluster models and the quasi-unit cell picture," in Quasicrystals: Structure and Properties, ed. F. Gahler, P. Kramer, H.-R. Trebin and K. Urban, (Elsevier, 2000) .
  25. “The Cosmic Triangle: Revealing the State of the Universe," with N. Bahcall, J.P. Ostriker and S. Perlmutter, Science 284, 1481-1488 (1999).
  26. “Quintessence and the Missing Energy Problem," Proceedings of the 1998 Nobel Symposium on Particle Physics and the Universe, ed. by L. Bergstrom, P. Carlson, and C. Fransson, Phys. Scr. T85, (2000), pp. 177-201.
  27. “A new view of quasicrystals: The quasi-unit cell picture," in  Proceedings of the XII International Colloquium on Group Theoretical Methods in Physics, ed. by S.P. Corney, R. Delbourgo, and P.D. Jarvis, (Cambridge, MA, International Press, 1998), pp. 110-3.
  28. “A Brief Introduction to Inflation," Proceedings of the Workshop in The Early and Future Universe, ed. by M. Ye and W. Chao, (Gordon and Breach, 1999).
  29. “The Missing Energy Problem," in Proceedings of the Workshop in  The Early and Future Universe, ed. by M. Ye and W. Chao, (Gordon and Breach, 1999).
  30. “A New Paradigm for the Structure of Quasicrystals," in  Quasicrystals: The State of the Art, ed. by D. DiVincenzo and P.J. Steinhardt, (World Scientific: Singapore, 1999), pp. 603-616.
  31. “Introduction to Quintessence," (with R.R. Caldwell), in  Cosmic Microwave Background and Large Scale Structure of the Universe, ed. by Y.-I. Byun and K.-W. Ng, (Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 1998), pp. 13-21.
  32. “Quintessential Cosmology," (with R.R. Caldwell and R. Dave), in Proceedings of the Non-sleeping Universe Conference, ed. by T. Lago and A. Blanchard (Kluwer Academic, 1998).
  33. “Cosmological Challenges for the 21  Century,'' in  Critical Problems in Physics , ed. by V. L. Fitch and D. R. Marlow, (Princeton University Press, 1997), pp. 123-45.
  34. “In the Beginning ," in Unsolved Problems in Astrophysics, ed. by J.N. Bahcall and J. P. Ostriker, (Princeton U. Press, 1997) pp. 25-48.
  35. “Penrose Tilings and Quasicrystals Revisited,'' in  The Geometric Universe : Science, Geometry, and the Work of Roger Penrose, ed. by S. A. Huggett, Lionel Mason, Paul Tod, and K. P. Tod, (Oxford U. Press, 1998), pp. 215-226.
  36. “Comments on How Forthcoming Progress in Cosmology Might Influence Fundamental Physics," in  Critical Dialogues in Cosmology, ed. by N. Turok, (World Scientific, Singapore, 1997), pp. 407-414.
  37. “New perspectives on forbidden symmetries, quasicrystals, and Penrose tilings," PNAS 93 (1997) 14267-14270.
  38. “Are we Making Progress in Relating Cosmology and Fundamental Theories," (with J. Frieman, R. Brandenberger, R. Brandenberger, C. Kiefer, V. Muller, S. Mukhanov, K. Sato, A. Starobinsky, N. Straumann, A. Wipf) in  Evolution of the Universe, Proceedings of Fall, 1995 Dahlem Konferenz, ed. by G. Börner and S. Gottlöber, (Wiley & Sons, Chicester, 1997), pp. 141-156.
  39. “Testing Cosmological Models," in Susy 95, ed. by I. Antoniadis and H. Videau, (Editions Frontieres, Gif-sur-Yvette, 1996), pp. 549-566.
  40. “Cosmology Confronts the Cosmic Microwave Background," IJMPA A10, 1091-1124 (1995).
  41. “Cosmology at the Crossroads," in  Particle and Nuclear Astrophysics and Cosmology in the Next Millenium, ed. by E. W. Kolb and R. Peccei (World Scientific, Singapore, 1995), pp. 51-72.
  42. “Testing Inflation and Measuring Cosmological Parameters Using the Cosmic Microwave Background," in  CMB Anisotropies Two Years After COBE: Observations, Theory and the Future, ed. by L. M. Krauss, (World Scientific, Singapore, 1994), pp. 83-111.
  43. “Searching for Primordial Gravitational Waves," in  Evolution of the Universe and its Observational Quest, ed. by K. Sato, (University Academy Press, Inc., Tokyo, 1994),  pp. 159-180.
  44. “Gravity's Rainbow," (with G. Smoot), winner of First Award, Gravity Research Foundation Essay Competition of 1993, in General Relativity and Gravitation (1993).
  45. “New Cosmologies from Modified Gravity Theories,'' Proceedings of the Sixth Marcel Grossman Meeting, ed. by H. Sato and T. Nakamura, (World Scientific, Singapore, 1992), pp. 269-282.
  46. “Properties of Decapod Defects,'' (with T. Dotera and H.-C. Jeong) in  Methods of Structural Analysis of Modulated Structures and Quasicrystals, ed. by J. M. Perez-Mato, F. J. Zuniga, G. Madariaga and A. Lopez-Echarri (World Scientific, Singapore, 1991), pp. 660-666.
  47. “Extended Inflationary Cosmology: A Primer,'' in  Primordial Nucleosynthesis Early Universe, ed. by K. Sato and J. Audouze, (Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht, 1991), pp. 141-52.
  48. “Oscillating Physics and Periodic Universes,'' in Proceedings of the IUPAP Meeting on the Nucleosynthesis and the Early Universe in Tokyo, Japan; ed. by K. Sato and J. Yokoyama (1990).
  49. “Growing Perfect Quasicrystals,'' in  Quasicrystals, ed. by T. Fujiwara and T. Ogawa (Springer-Verlag: Berlin, 1990), pp. 91-100.
  50. “Some Elastic and Structural Properties of Quasicrystals,'' in  Quasicrystals, Proceedings of the Beijing Workshop on Quasicrystals, ed. by K. H. Kuo (Trans Tech Publications Ltd., Switzerland, 1987) pp. 23-44.
  51. “Inflationary Cosmology,'' in High Energy Physics 1985, Vol. 2, ed. by M. Bowick and F. Gursey, (World Scientific: Singapore, 1986) pp. 567-617.
  52. “Quasicrystals,'' in Amorphous Metals and Semiconductors, ed. by P. Haasen and R. I. Jaffee (Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1986), pp. 70-90.
  53. “Supersymmetric Inflation: Recent Progress,'' (with B. Ovrut) in Inner Space/Outerspace, ed by. E. Kolb, M. Turner, D. Lindley, K. Olive and D. Seckel (U. of Chicago Press: Chicago, 1986), pp. 302-324.
  54. “Prospects and Progress for the Inflationary Universe,'' in Monopoles '83, ed. by J. L. Stone, (Plenum: New York, 1984), pp. 85-106.
  55. “The Current Status of the Inflationary Universe,'' Comments on Nuclear and Particle Physics, Invited Paper, Vol. 12, 273 (1984).
  56. “Phase Transitions and Fluctuations in Inflationary Universe Models Based on (Nearly) Coleman-Weinberg GUT Models,'' in Problems in Unification and Supergravity, eds. G. Farrar and F. Henyey, (A.I.P. No. 116, New York:1983), pp. 147-66.
  57. “Hidden Symmetry and Defects in Amorphous Solids,'' (with P. Chaudhari) in  Amorphous Materials: Modelling of Structure and Properties, ed. by V. Vitek, (The Metallurgical Society of AIME, New York: 1983), pp. 239-42.
  58. “Particle Physics and the New Cosmology,'' in  Particles and Fields-1982, ed. by W. Caswell and G. Snow, (AIP, New York: 1983), pp. 343-57.
  59. “Cosmology, Inflation, and Supersymmetry,'' (with A. Albrecht, S. Dimopoulos, W. Fischler, E. Kolb, and S. Raby) in  Proceedings of the Third Marcel Grossman Meeting on General Relativity, ed. by Hu Ning (Science Press and North-Holland Publishing: 1983), pp. 511-525.
  60. “Natural Inflation,'' in  The Very Early Universe, ed. by G. Gibbons, S. Hawking and S. Siklos, (Cambridge University Press: 1983), pp. 251-66.
  61. “Defects and Atomic Transport in Metallic Glasses,'' (with P. Chaudhari and F. Spaepen) in  Glassy Metals II, ed. by H. Beck and H. Guntherodt, Vol. 53 (Springer-Verlag: Berlin, 1983), pp. 127-68.
  62. “New Cosmology,'' in The Birth of the Universe, ed. by J. Audouze, and J. Tran Thanh Van (Editions Frontieres, 1982), pp. 45-67.
  63. “Monopoles and Bubbles in the Early Universe,'' in Particles and Fields 2, ed. by A. Capri and A. Kamal (Plenum Press: New York, 1983), pp. 648-64.
  64. “Construction, Refinement and Application of Structural Models,'' (with R. Alben) in  Tetrahedrally Bonded Amorphous Semiconductors, AIP Proc. 20 (1975).

Popular Articles

  1. “Theories of Anything,” in This Idea Must Die, ed. By J. Brockman, (Harper Perrenial, New York, 2014), pp. 56-59.
  2. “The Cyclic Universe," in The Universe, ed. by J. Brockman, (Harper Perrenial, New York, 2014), pp. 9-21.
  3. “Big bang blunder bursts multiverse bubbles,” World Views, Nature 510 9 doi: 10.1038/510009a  (2014).
  4.  “Natural quasicrystals,” McGraw-Hill 2013 Yearbook of Science and Technology, 242-4 (2014).
  5. “Quasicristalli Naturali,” (with L. Bindi) in il Museo di Storia Naturale dell’Universitâ degli Studi de Firenze, (Florence: Firenze University Press, 2013), pp. 284-6.
  6. “The Inflation Debate: Is the theory at the heart of modern cosmology deeply flawed?",  Sci. Am. 304, 36-43 (April 2011).
  7. Images of “Hyperuniform Photonic Solids," (with M. Florescu and S. Torquato) selected for  Art of Science, Time Magazine, June, 2010
  8. “Black Holes: The Ultimate Game-Changer?," in This will Change Everything: Ideas that will Shape the Future, ed. by J. Brockman, (New York, Harper, 2010) p. 308-311.
  9. “Cyclic universe theory," McGraw-Hill 2009 Yearbook of Science and Technology, 2009.
  10. “Why the Universe had No Beginning," feature article in Astro. Mag. 37, 28-33, (2009).
  11. “The Cyclic Universe," in  Science at the Edge: Conversations with the Leading Scientific Thinkers of Today, ed. by J. Brockman, (Sterling Publishing, New York, 2008), pp. 377-92.
  12. “A Cyclic Universe," in SEED Magazine, 2007.
  13. “It's a matter of time," in What is Your Dangerous Idea, ed. by J. Brockman, (Harper Perennial, New York, 2007), pp. 122-125.
  14. “No accidental universe," selected for publication in The Best American Nonrequired Reading, ed. D. Eggers, (New York: Houghton-Mifflin, 2006), pp. 18-19.
  15. “No Beginning and No End," in  My Einstein, ed. by J. Brockman, (Pantheon Books, New York, 2006), pp. 243-252.
  16. “Anthropic principle," in What we believe but cannot prove, ed. by J. Brockman, (Simon & Schuster, London, 2005) pp. 221-3.
  17. “The Quintessential Universe," (with J.P. Ostriker)  Scientific American, 284 46-53 (January, 2001); revised and reprinted in Special Edition, Vol 12, 2 (2002).
  18. “Quintessence," (with R.R. Caldwell), Physics World 13, No. 11, 31-7 (2000).
  19. “Crazy Crystals," New Scientist 153, 32-35 (1997).
  20. “Probing the Early Universe with the Cosmic Microwave Background," Matters of Gravity, ed. by R. Pullin, Pennsylvania State University, 1995.
  21. “Cosmic Background Radiation,'' in McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology, 1996, (McGraw-Hill: New York, 1996).
  22. Encyclopedia of Cosmology, ed. by N. S. Hetherington, (Garland Pub., New York, 1993).
  23. “Quasicrystals,'' in Merit Students Encyclopedia (Macmillan: New York, 1991).
  24. “Quasicrystals: a New Form of Matter,'' Scienza y Tecnica Annual Review (1989); and  Endeavor 14, p. 112-6, (1990).
  25. “Quasicrystals investigations is mounting,'' The Scientist, 5/29/89, pg. 12.
  26. “The Inflationary Universe,'' (with A. Guth) in The New Physics, ed. by P. Davies, (Cambridge U. Press, Cambridge, 1989), pp. 34-60.
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