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Mihai LA, Raistrick T, Gleeson HF, Mistry D, Goriely A. 2023. A predictive theoretical model for stretch-induced instabilities in liquid crystal elastomers. Liquid Crystals.


Mihai AL, Mistry D, Raistrick T, Gleeson HF, Goriely A. 2022. A mathematical model for the auxetic response of liquid crystal elastomers. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 380.2234
Mistry D. 2022. The richness of liquid crystal elastomer mechanics keeps growing. Liquid Crystals Today.


Gleeson H, Zhang Z, Mistry D, Mattsson J, Raistrick T. 2021. Understanding the physics of the auxetic response in a liquid crystal elastomer. Physical Review Research.
Mistry D, Traugutt NA, Sanborn B, Volpe RH, Chatham L, Zhou R, Song B, Yu K, Long K, Yakacki CM. 2021. Soft elasticity optimises dissipation in 3D-printed liquid crystal elastomers. Nature Communications. 12
Mistry D, Traugutt NA, Yu K, Yakacki CM. 2021. Processing and reprocessing liquid crystal elastomer actuators. Journal of Applied Physics. 129.13


Mistry D, Gleeson HF. 2020. Toward Programmed Complex Stress-Induced Mechanical Deformations of Liquid Crystal Elastomers. Crystals. 10.4
Mistry D, Nikkhou M, Raistrick T, Hussain M, Jull EIL, Baker DL, Gleeson HF. 2020. Isotropic Liquid Crystal Elastomers as Exceptional Photoelastic Strain Sensors. Macromolecules. 3709-3718 53.10
Traugutt NA, Mistry D, Luo C, Yu K, Ge Q, Yakacki CM. 2020. Liquid‐Crystal‐Elastomer‐Based Dissipative Structures by Digital Light Processing 3D Printing. Advanced Materials. 32.28
Volpe RH, Mistry D, Patel VV, Patel RR, Yakacki CM. 2020. Dynamically Crystalizing Liquid‐Crystal Elastomers for an Expandable Endplate‐Conforming Interbody Fusion Cage. Advanced Healthcare Materials. 9.1


Mistry D, Gleeson HF. 2019. Mechanical deformations of a liquid crystal elastomer at director angles between 0° and 90°: Deducing an empirical model encompassing anisotropic nonlinearity. Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics. 1367-1377 57.20


Mistry D, Connell SD, Mickthwaite SL, Morgan PB, Clamp JH, Gleeson HF. 2018. Coincident molecular auxeticity and negative order parameter in a liquid crystal elastomer. Nature Communications. 9
Mistry D, Morgan PB, Clamp JH, Gleeson HF. 2018. New insights into the nature of semi-soft elasticity and “mechanical-Fréedericksz transitions” in liquid crystal elastomers. Soft Matter. 1301-1310 14.8

2016 & previous

Kaur S, Kim YJ, Milton H, Mistry D, Syed IM, Bailey J, Novoselov KS, Jones JC, Morgan PB, Clamp J, Gleeson HF. 2016. Graphene electrodes for adaptive liquid crystal contact lenses. Optics Express. 8782-8787 24.8
Mistry D. 2015. Report on the 2015 IOP Advanced School in Soft Condensed Matter ‘Solutions in the Spring’ 13–16 April. Liquid Crystals Today. 127-129 24.4
Syed IM, Kaur S, Milton HE, Mistry D, Bailey J, Morgan PB, Jones JC, Gleeson HF. 2015. Novel switching mode in a vertically aligned liquid crystal contact lens. Optics Express. 9911-9916 23.8

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