Publications



A selection of publications since 2000.

(Last Updated November 2013)

 

CL Ting, D Appelö and ZG Wang, "The Minimum Energy Path to Membrane Pore Formation and Rupture," Physical Review Letters, 106, 168101 (2011).

CL Ting and ZG Wang, "Interactions of a Charged Nanoparticle with a Lipid Membrane: Implications for Gene Delivey," Biophysical Journal, 100, 1288 (2011).

R Wang and ZG Wang, "Theory of Side-Chain Liquid Crystal Polymers: Bulk Behavior and Chain Conformation," Macromolecules, 43, 10096 (2010).

NS Wanakule, JM Virgili, AA Teran, ZG Wang, and NP Balsara, "Thermodynamic Properties of Block Copolymer Electrolytes Containing Imidazolium and Lithium Salts," Macromolecules, 43, 8282 (2010).

YB Yang, ZY Sun, CL Fu, LJ An, and ZG Wang, "Monte Carlo simulation of a single ring among linear chains: Structural and dynamic heterogeneity," The Journal of Chemical Physics, 133, 064901 (2010).

YY Lu, TF Shi, LJ An, LP Jin, and ZG Wang, "A simple model for the anomalous intrinsic viscosity of dendrimers," Soft Matter, 6, 2619 (2010).

ZG Wang, "Fluctuation in electrolyte solutions: The self energy," Physical Review E, 81, 021501 (2010).

JF Wang, KK Guo, LJ An, M Muller, and ZG Wang, "Micelles of Coil-Comb Block Copolymers in Selective Solvents: Competition of Length Scales," Macromolecules, 43, 2037 (2010).

T Jiang, ZG Wang, and JZ Wu "Electrostatic Regulation of Genome Packaging in Human Hepatitis B Virus," Biophysical Journal, 96, 3065 (2009).

JF Wang, M Muller, and ZG Wang, "Nucleation in A/B/AB blends: Interplay between microphase assembly and macrophase separation," Journal of Chemical Physics, 130, 154902 (2009).

CL Ting, DE Makarov, and ZG Wang, "A Kinetic Model for the Enzymatic Action of Cellulase," The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, 113, 4970 (2009).

ZQ Li, ZY Sun, LJ An, and ZG Wang, "Heterogeneity in structurally arrested hard spheres," Europhysics Letters, 84, 26005 (2008).

ZG Wang, "Effects of Ion Solvation on the Miscibility of Binary Polymer Blends," The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B, 112, 16205 (2008).

ZG Wang, "Variational electrostatics for charge solvation," Journal of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, 7, 397 (2008).

CZ Zhang and ZG Wang, "Nucleation of membrane adhesions," Physical Review E: statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, 77, 021906(2008).

ZD Li, JZ Wu, and ZG Wang, "Osmotic pressure and packaging structure of caged DNA," Biophysical Journal, 94, 737 (2008).

CZ Zhang and ZG Wang, "Polymer-tethered ligand-receptor interactions between surfaces II," Langmuir, 23, 13024 (2007).

SB Hutchens and ZG Wang, "Metastable cluster intermediates in the condensation of charged macromolecule solutions," Journal of Chemical Physics, 127, (2007).

ZG Wang, "Challenges and opportunities in polymer theory," Journal of Polymer Science: Part B-Polymer Physics, 44, (2006).

JI Martin, CZ Zhang, and ZG Wang, "Polymer-tethered ligand-receptor interactions between surfaces," Journal of Polymer Science: Part B-Polymer Physics, 44, (2006).

ZG Wang, "Area expansion and adsorption isotherm in protein binding to mixed lipid membranes," Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 45, (2006).

JH Cho and ZG Wang, " A simple field-theoretic simulation method for compressible block copolymer systems," Macromolecules, 39, (2006).

CZ Zhang and ZG Wang, "Random isotropic structures and possible glass transitions in diblock copolymer melts," Physical Review E, 73, (2006).

JE Witman and ZG Wang, "A lattice model of vitrification and gelation," Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 110, (2006).

JS Bois, S Venkataraman, HM Choi, AJ Spakowitz, ZG Wang, NA Pierce, "Topological constraints in nucleic acid hybridization kinetics," Nucleic Acids Research, 33, (2005).

AJ Spakowitz and ZG Wang, "DNA packaging in bacteriophage: Is twist important?," Biophysical Journal, 88, (2005).

JF Wang, ZG Wang, and YL Yang, "Nature of disordered micelles in sphere-forming block copolymer melts," Macromolecules, 38, (2005).

JB Endelman, JJ Silberg, ZG Wang, and FH Arnold, "Site-directed protein recombination as a shortest-path problem," Protein Engineering Design & Selection, 17, (2004).

Y Bohbot-Raviv, TM Snyder, and ZG Wang, "Site-directed protein recombination as a shortest-path problem," Langmuir, 20, (2004).

AJ Spakowitz and ZG Wang, "Exact results for a semiflexible polymer chain in an aligning field," Macromolecules, 37, (2004).

JF Wang, ZG Wang, and YL Yang, "Nucleation in binary polymer blends: Effects of foreign mesoscopic spherical particles," Journal of Chemical Physics, 121, (2004).

AJ Spakowitz and ZG Wang, "Semiflexible polymer solutions. I. Phase behavior and single-chain statistics," Journal of Chemical Physics, 119, (2003).

SM Bhattacharyya, ZG Wang, and AH Zewail, " Dynamics of water near a protein surface ," Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 107, (2003).

AJ Spakowitz and ZG Wang, " Semiflexible polymer confined to a spherical surface ," Physical Review Letters, 91, (2003).

MM Meyer, JJ Silberg, CA Voigt, JB Endelman, SL Mayo, ZG Wang, and FH Arnold, " Library analysis of SCHEMA-guided protein recombination ," Protein Science, 12, (2003).

RA Wickham, AC Shi, and ZG Wang, " Nucleation of stable cylinders from a metastable lamellar phase in a diblock copolymer melt ," Journal of Chemical Physics, 118, (2003).

JF Wang, HD Zhang, F Qiu, ZG Wang, and YL Yang, " Nucleation in binary polymer blends: Effects of adding diblock copolymers ," Journal of Chemical Physics, 118, (2003).

CA Voigt, C Martinez, ZG Wang, SL Mayo, and FH Arnold, " Protein building blocks preserved by recombination ," Nature Structural Biology, 9, (2002).

ZG Wang, " Concentration fluctuation in binary polymer blends: chi parameter, spinodal and Ginzburg criterion ," Journal of Chemical Physics, 117, (2002).

CA Voigt, SL Mayo, FH Arnold, and ZG Wang, " Computationally focusing the directed evolution of proteins ," Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 84, (2001).

HH Lee, WY Jeong, JK Kim, KJ Ihn, JA Kornfield, ZG Wang, and SY Qi, " Orientational proliferation and successive twinning from thermoreversible hexagonal-body-centered cubic transitions ," Macromolecules, 35, (2002).

SM Wood and ZG Wang, " Nucleation in binary polymer blends: A self-consistent field study ," Journal of Chemical Physics, 116, (2002).

AJ Spakowitz and ZG Wang, " Free expansion of elastic filaments ," Physical Review E, 64, (2001).

P Dimitrakopoulos, JF Brady, and ZG Wang, " Short- and intermediate-time behavior of the linear stress relaxation in semiflexible polymers ," Physical Review E, 64, (2001).

I Kusaka, DW Oxtoby, and ZG Wang, " On the direct evaluation of the equilibrium distribution of clusters by simulation. II ," Journal of Chemical Physics, 115, (2001).

CA Voigt, S Kauffman, and ZG Wang, "Rational evolutionary design: The theory of in vitro protein evolution," Advances in Protein Chemistry, 55, (2001).

Y Bohbot-Raviv and ZG Wang, "Discovering new ordered phases of block copolymers," Physical Review Letters, 85, (2000).