Academic publications

Dr R Mike L Evans
Department of
Applied Mathematics

Academic Publications

Effects of orientational order on modulated cylindrical interfaces
Jason Klebes, Paul Clegg and R M L Evans
Submitted for publication (2022)
Open access preprint: arXiv:2202.02167


Redundancy-selection trade-off in phenotype-structured populations
Leonardo Miele, R M L Evans and Sandro Azaele
Journal of Theoretical Biology, 531, 110884 (2021).
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtbi.2021.110884
bioRxiv preprint (2021) doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.04.08.439005


Ghost-patterning and non-patterning in a draining film model
Craig A Hall and R M L Evans
European Physical Journal E 43:32 (2020).


Pay-off scarcity causes evolution of risk-aversion and extreme altruism,
R M L Evans,
Sci. Rep 8:16074 (2018)
Open access: www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-34384-w
(See news story.)


Algorithm published online at https://github.com/RMLEvans/UltimatumGame
Absence of dissipation in trajectory ensembles biased by currents
Robert L Jack and R M L Evans
J. Stat. Mech. 093305 (2016).
Open access preprint: arXiv:1602.03815


Book chapters: 2 chapters in "Mirorheology with optical tweezers: Principles and applications", edited by Manlio Tassieri.
ISBN 9789814669184
(Pan Stanford, 2016).


Preprint: The simplest microscopic model of a complex fluid: flow phenomena and constitutive relation

R M L Evans, Craig A Hall, R Aditi Simha and Tom Welsh

arxiv.org/abs/1609.00560


Classical XY model with conserved angular momentum is an archetypal non-Newtonian fluid

R M L Evans, Craig A Hall, R Aditi Simha and Tom S Welsh,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 138301 (2015).


Measuring local volume fraction, long-wavelength correlations and fractionation in a phase-separating polydisperse fluid

J J Williamson and R M L Evans,

J. Chem. Phys. 141, 164901 (2014).

Open access preprint: arXiv:1407.6683 [cond-mat.soft]


Numerical comparison of a constrained path ensemble and a driven quasisteady state

Miloš Knežević and R M L Evans,

Phys. Rev. E 89, 012132 (2014).

Open access preprint: arXiv:1310.4384 [cond-mat.stat-mech]


The effects of polydispersity and metastability on crystal growth kinetics

J J Williamson and R M L Evans,

Soft Matter 9, 3600–3612 (2013).

DOI: 10.1039/c3sm27627a

Open access preprint: arXiv:1208.3804 [cond-mat.soft]


Real and effective thermal equilibrium in artificial square spin ice

Jason P. Morgan, Johanna Akerman, Aaron Stein, R. M. L. Evans, Sean Langridge, and Christopher H. Marrows,

Phys. Rev. B 87, 024405 (2013).


Microrheology with optical tweezers: data analysis

Manlio Tassieri, R M L Evans, Rebecca L Warren, Nicholas J Bailey and Jonathan M Cooper,

New Journal of Physics 14, 115032 (2012).


Spinodal fractionation in a polydisperse square-well fluid

J J Williamson and R M L Evans,

Phys. Rev. E 86, 011405 (2012).

An addendum to "Detailed balance has a counterpart in non-equilibrium steady states"

Aditi Simha and R M L Evans,

Transport Theory and Statistical Physics, 40:5, 304-309 (2011).

(download preprint here)


Optical tweezers: wideband microrheology

Daryl Preece, Rebecca Warren, Manlio Tassieri, Graham M Gibson, R M L Evans, Miles J Padgett and Jonathan M Cooper,

J. Optics 13, 044022 (2011).


Statistical physics of shear flow: a non-equilibrium problem

R M L Evans,

Contemporary Physics 51, 413 (2010).

Statistical mechanics far from equilibrium: Prediction and test for a sheared system

R M L Evans, R A Simha, A Baule and P D Olmsted,

Phys. Rev. E 81, 051109 (2010).


Nonequilibrium statistical mechanics of shear flow: invariant quantities and current relations

A Baule and R M L Evans,

J. Stat. Mech. P03030 (2010).


Measuring storage and loss moduli using optical tweezers: broadband microrheology

Manlio Tassieri, Graham M Gibson, R M L Evans, Alison M Yao, Rebecca Warren, Miles J Padgett, and Jonathan M Cooper,

Phys. Rev. E 81, 026308 (2010).


Analysis of the Linear Viscoelasticity of Polyelectrolytes by Magnetic Microrheometry - Pulsed Creep Experiments and the One Particle Response

M Tassieri, T A Waigh, John Trinick, Amalia Aggeli and R M L Evans,

J. Rheol. 54, 117-131 (2010).


Transforming from time to frequency without artefacts

R M L Evans,

British Society of Rheology Bulletin 50, 76-86 (2009).


Direct conversion of rheological compliance measurements into storage and loss moduli

R M L Evans, Manlio Tassieri, Dietmar Auhl, and Thomas A. Waigh,

Phys. Rev. E 80, 012501 (2009).


Invariant quantities in shear flow

A Baule and R M L Evans,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 240601 (2008).


Dynamics of Semiflexible Polymer Solutions in the Highly Entangled Regime

Manlio Tassieri, R. M. L. Evans, Lucian Barbu-Tudoran, G. Nasir Khaname, John Trinick, and Tom A. Waigh,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 198301 (2008).


Properties of a nonequilibrium heat bath

Aditi Simha, R. M. L. Evans, and A. Baule,

Phys. Rev. E 77, 031117 (2008).


The self-assembly, elasticity and dynamics of cardiac thin filaments

M. Tassieri, R. M. L. Evans, L. Barbu-Tudoran, J. Trinick and T. A. Waigh,

Biophysical Journal 94, 2170-2178 (2008).


Pattern formation in draining thin film suspensions

Langmuir 23, 3732-3736 (2007).

M. Buchanan, D. Molenaar, S. De Villiers and R. M. L. Evans,

[Reviewed in Nature 446, 5897 (2007) & New Scientist 24 March 2007 p20]


Validation of the Jarzynski relation for a system with strong thermal coupling: An isothermal ideal gas model

A. Baule, R. M. L. Evans and P. D. Olmsted,

Phys. Rev. E 74, 061117 (2006).


The internal dynamic modes of charged self-assembled peptide fibrils

L. Carrick, M. Tassieri, T. A. Waigh, A. Aggeli, N. Boden, C. Bell, J. Fisher, E. Ingham and R. M. L. Evans,

Langmuir 21, 3733-3737 (2005).


Detailed balance has a counterpart in non-equilibrium steady states

R. M. L. Evans,

J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 38, 293-313 (2005).

Featured article in IoP Select.


Rules for transition rates in nonequilibrium steady states

R. M. L. Evans,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 150601 (2004).


Driven Steady states: Rules for transition rates

R. M. L. Evans,

(Refereed proceedings of "News and Expectations in Thermostatistics" Sardinia, 21-28 September 2003)

Physica A 340, 364-372 (2004).


De-mixing of polydisperse fluids: Experimental test of a universal relation

D. J. Fairhurst and R. M. L. Evans,

Colloid & Polymer Science 282, 766-769 (2004).


Non-uniformities in polymer-liquid crystal mixtures. I. Interfacial tension

A. Matsuyama, R. M. L. Evans and M. E. Cates,

Eur. Phys. J. E, 9, 79-87 (2002).


Non-uniformities in polymer-liquid crystal mixtures. II. Nematic nucleation

A. Matsuyama, R. M. L. Evans and M. E. Cates,

Eur. Phys. J. E, 9, 89-95 (2002).


Correlation length by measuring empty space in simulated aggregates

R. M. L. Evans and M. D. Haw,

Europhys. Lett. 60(3), 404-410 (2002).


Emergence of a stress transmission length scale in transient gels

R. M. L. Evans and L. Starrs,

J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 14, 2507-2529 (2002).


Diffusive growth of polydisperse hard-sphere crystals

R. M. L. Evans and C. B. Holmes,

Phys. Rev. E. 64, 011404 (2001).


Classification of ordering kinetics in three-phase systems

R. M. L. Evans, W. C. K. Poon and F. Renth,

Phys. Rev. E. 64, 031403 (2001).


Phase trasition kinetics in colloid-polymer mixtures at triple coexistence: Kinetic maps from free-energy landscapes

F. Renth, W. C. K. Poon, and R. M. L. Evans,

Phys. Rev. E. 64, 031402 (2001).


Perturbative polydispersity: Phase equilibria of near-monodisperse systems

R. M. L. Evans,

J. Chem. Phys. 114, 1915-1931 (2001).


Spinodal decompositions driven by orientation fluctuations

A. Matsuyama, R. M. L. Evans and M. E. Cates,

Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals 367, 3243-3249 (2001).


Orientation fluctuation-induced spinodal decomposition in polymer/liquid crystal mixtures

A. Matsuyama, R. M. L. Evans and M. E. Cates,

Phys. Rev. E 61, 2977-2986 (2000).


Kinetics from free energy landscapes - how to turn phase diagrams into kinetic maps

(Refereed proceedings of "4th Liquid Matter Conference" Granada, Spain, 3-7 July 1999)

W. C. K. Poon, F. Renth and R. M. L. Evans,

J. Phys. : Condens. Matter 12, A269-274 (2000).


Colloid-polymer mixtures at triple coexistence: Kinetic maps from free-energy landscapes

W. C. K. Poon, F. Renth, R. M. L. Evans, D. J. Fairhurst, M. E. Cates and P. N. Pusey,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 1239-1242 (1999).


Diffusion and rheology in a model of glassy materials

R. M. L. Evans, M. E. Cates and P. Sollich,

Eur. Phys. J. B 10, 705-718 (1999).


Delayed sedimentation of transient gels in colloid-polymer mixtures: dark-field observation, rheology and dynamic light scattering studies

W. C. K. Poon, L. Starrs, S. P. Meeker, A. Moussaid, R. M. L. Evans, P. N. Pusey and M. M. Robins,

Faraday Discuss. 112, 143-154 (1999).

Phase equilibria of polydisperse colloids,


(Refereed proceedings of "12th Conference of the European Colloid and Interface Society" Dubrovnik-Cavtat, Croatia, 20-25 Sept 1998)

R. M. L. Evans, D. J. Fairhurst and W. C. K. Poon,

Progr. Colloid Polym. Sci. 112, 172-176 (1999).


Universal law of fractionation for slightly polydisperse systems

R. M. L. Evans, D. J. Fairhurst and W. C. K. Poon,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 1326-1329 (1998).


Metastable states and phase ordering dynamics,

(Refereed proceedings of "The Morphology and Kinetics of Phase Separating Complex Fluids" Messina, Italy, 24-28 June 1997)

R. M. L. Evans, W. C. K. Poon and M. E. Cates,

Il Nuovo Cimento 20D, 2155-2161 (1998).


Role of metastable states in phase ordering dynamics,

R. M. L. Evans, W. C. K. Poon and M. E. Cates,

Europhys. Lett. 38, 595-600 (1997).


Diffusive evolution of stable and metastable phases II: Theory of non-equilibrium behavior in colloid-polymer mixtures,

R. M. L. Evans and W. C. K. Poon,

Phys. Rev. E 56, 5748-5758 (1997).


Diffusive evolution of stable and metastable phases I: Local dynamics of interfaces,

R. M. L. Evans and M. E. Cates,

Phys. Rev. E 56, 5738-5747 (1997).


Theoretical study of fluid membranes of spherical topology with internal degrees of freedom,

R. M. L. Evans,

Phys. Rev. E 53, 935-949 (1996).


A theoretical study of orientational order in liquid crystal vesicles,

R. M. L. Evans,

University of Manchester Thesis (1995).


Phase diagrams for deformable toroidal and spherical surfaces with intrinsic orientational order,

R. M. L. Evans,

J. Phys. II France 5, 507-530 (1995).