“Ramin Golestanian”

Tel:  +98 241 4152111
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IPM Positions

Non Resident Researcher, School of Physics
(2000 - 2004 )

Non IPM Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Zanjan Institute of Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences

Research Interests

Soft Condensed Matter

Research Activities

Because of its rich structural properties, soft matter has found a major role in technological applications. On the other hand, the materials that biological textures are made of are structurally soft and most often this structural property plays a key role in their functionality. My research is focused on the study of different systems such as collidal particles, stiff polymers, biological polymers, and poly electrolytes in their response to external probes such as variations in temprature and solvent properties, as well as applied external forces and torgues. Knowledge of these responses could help in understanding various biological mechanisms as well as designing novel "smart" materials.

Present Research Project at IPM

Statistical Physics of Complex Fluids

Related Papers

1. D. bartolo, A. Ajdari, J. B. Fournier and R. Golestanian
Fluctuations of Flctuation-Induced Casimir-Like Forces
Phys. Rev. Lett. 89 (2002), 230601-1-4  [abstract]
Code: IPM/P-2002/064
2. R. Golestanian and T. B. Liverpool
Conformational Instability of Rodlike Polyelectrolytes Due to Counterion Fluctuations
Phys. Rev. E 66 (2002), 051802-1-7  [abstract]
Code: IPM/P-2002/063
3. R. Golestanian, R. Zandi and J. Rudnick
Radial Distribution Function of Rod-Like Polyelectrolytes
Eur. Phys. J. E 9 (2002), 41-46  [abstract]
Code: IPM/P-2002/062
4. A. Ajdari and R. Golestanian
Tracer Diffusivity in A Time- or Space-Dependent Temperature Field
Europhys. Lett. 59 (2002), 800-806  [abstract]
Code: IPM/P-2002/049
5. R. Golestanian
Distribution of Interacting Ionic Particles in Disordered Media
Europhys. Lett. 58 (2002), 712-717  [abstract]
Code: IPM/P-2001/070
6. R. Golestanian and E. Raphael
Dynamics of A Moving Contact Line
( In: Proceedings of the ECS'2001, (4th European Coating Symposium Advances in Coating Process)October 1-4, 2001, Brussles, Belgium )
[abstract]
Code: IPM/P-2001/071
7. T. Eming, A. Hanke, R. Golestanian and M. Kardar
Probing the Strong Boundary Shape Dependece of the Casimir Force
Phys. Rev. Lett. 87 (2001), 260402-1-4  [abstract]
Code: IPM/P-2001/049
8. E. Raphael and R. Golestanian
Dissipation in Dynamics of A Moving Contact Line
Phys. Rev. E 64 (2001), 031601-1-7  [abstract]
arXive.org link: cond-mat/0103613 [ abs, src, ps, others], cited by
Code: IPM/P-2001/031
9. R. Golestanian and E. Raphael
Relaxtion of A Moving Contact Line and the Landau-Levich Effect
Europhys. Lett. 55 (2001), 228-234  [abstract]
arXive.org link: cond-mat/0006496 [ abs, src, ps, others], cited by
Code: IPM/P-2001/030
10. R. Golestanian, T. Jungwirth and M. Abolfath
Finite-Temperature Behavior of the ν = 1 Quantum Hall Effect in Bilayer Electron Systems
Phys. Rev. B 61 (2000), 4762-4765  [abstract]
arXive.org link: cond-mat/9906374 [ abs, src, ps, others], cited by
Code: IPM/P-1999/092
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