V. Adrian Parsegian

Professor, Gluckstern Chair, Physics Department, University of Massachusetts

Email: parsegian@physics.umass.edu
V. Adrian Parsegian Physics Web Site

Recent Publications:

Artem Badasyan, Achille Giacometti, Shushanik Tonoyan, Rudolf Podgornik, V. Adrian Parsegian, Yevgeni Mamasakhlisov, Vladimir Morozov, Osmotic Pressure Induced Coupling between Cooperativity and Stability of a Helix-Coil Transition, Physical Review Letters, PRL 109, 068101 (2012) 12/3/2012 11:56:00 AM

Rick F. Rajter, Roger H. French, W. Y. Ching, Rudolf Podgornik, V. Adrian Parsegian, Chirality-Dependent Properties of Carbon Nanotubes Part 1: Electronic Structure and Complex Optical Properties Part 2: Hamaker Coefficients and van der Waals London dispersion interactions Submitted to Physical Review B 2012

Mamasakhlisov YSh, Todd BA, Badasyan AV, Mkrtchyan AV, Morozov VF, Parsegian VA., DNA stretching and multivalent-cation-induced condensation. Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2009 Sep;80(3 Pt 1):031915. Epub 2009 Sep 24. PMID: 19905154

David Dean, Vincent Demery, V. Adrian Parsegian, Rudolf Podgornik, "Out-of-equilibrium relaxation of the thermal Casimir effect in a model polarizable material" 09 March 2012, Physical Review E (Vol.85, No.3)

Jaka Bobnar, Katarina Susman, V. Adrian Parsegian, Peter R. Rand, Mojca Čepič, and Rudolf Podgornik, Euler Strut: A Mechanical Analogy for Dynamics in the Vicinity of a Critical Point, Eur. J. Phys. 32 (2011) 1007–1018).

Xiangyun Qiu, Donald C. Rau, V. Adrian Parsegian, Li Tai Fang, Charles M. Knobler, and William M. Gelbart, Salt-Dependent DNA-DNA Spacings in Intact Bacteriophage Lambda Reflect Relative Importance of DNA Self-Repulsion and Bending Energies, Phys, Rev. Letts. 106, 028102 (2011)

J. DeRouchey, V. A. Parsegian, D. C. Rau, Cation charge dependence of the forces driving DNA assembly, Biophys J., 99(8) -2615, (2010) doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2010.08.028

X. Qiu, V. A. Parsegian, D.C. Rau, Divalent counterion-induced condensation of triple-strand DNA, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci, (USA), 107: 21482-21486 (2010)

P.A. Gurnev, D. Harries, V.A. Parsegian, and S.M.Bezrukov. Osmotic stress regulates the strength and kinetics of sugar binding to maltoporin channel. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 22:454110 (2010)

A. Siber, R.F. Rajter, R.H. French, W.Y. Ching, V.A. Parsegian and R. Podgornik , Optically anisotropic infinite cylinder above an optically anisotropic half-space: Dispersion interaction of a single-walled carbon nanotube with a substrate, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 28 C4A17 (2010).

Roger H. French, V. Adrian Parsegian, Rudolf Podgornik, Rick F. Rajter, Dilip Asthagiri, Anand Jagota, Jian Luo, Mehran Kardar, Roland Kjellander, Yet-ming Chiang, John Wettlaufer, Sergei Kalinin, Steve Lustig, David C. Langreth, Jennifer Lewis, Steve Granick, David Wesolowski, Manoj Chaudhury, Wai-Yim Ching, Mike Finnis, Frank Houlihan, O. Anatole von Lilienfeld, Carel Jan van Oss, Thomas Zemb, "Long Range Interactions In Nanoscale Science," a survey co-chaired by Roger French and Adrian Parsegian, sponsored by the Department of Energy, The Reviews of Modern Physics v82, pp 1187 – 1944 (2010) http://rmp.aps.org/pdf/RMP/v82/i2/p1887_1

J. A. Cohen, R. Podgornik, P. L. Hansen, V. A. Parsegian, "A Phenomenological One-Parameter Equation of State for Osmotic Pressures of PEG and other Neutral Flexible Polymers in Good Solvents" J Phys Chem v113 p 3709 (2009)

J. N. Munday, F. Capasso, V. A. Parsegian, Measured long-range repulsive Casimir-Lifshitz forces, Nature vol. 457. pp. 170-173 (2009) www.nature.com/nature/journal/v457/n7226/pdf/nature07610.pdf

D. Harries, P. A. Gurnev, V. A. Parsegian, S. M. Bezrukov, The dynamic side of the Hofmeister effect: A single-molecule nanopore study of specific complex formation Chem Phys Chem, 10: 1445-1449 (2009)

A. Šiber, R. F. Rajter, R. H. French, W. Y. Ching, V. A. Parsegian, and R. Podgornik: Dispersion interactions between optically anisotropic cylinders at all separations: Retardation effects for insulating and semiconducting single-wall carbon nanotubes, PHYSICAL REVIEW B 80, 165414 (2009).

J.N. Munday, F. Capasso, V. A. Parsegian, S. M. Bezrukov, Measurements of the Casimir-Lifshitz force in fluids: the effect of electrostatic forces and Debye screening, Physical Review A, 1 (2008)

R. F. Rajter, R. H. French, R. Podgornik, W. Y. Ching, and V. A. Parsegian, Spectral Mixing Formulations for van der Waals – London Interactions between Multicomponent Carbon Nanotubes, J. Appl. Phys. 104, 053513 (2008) jap.aip.org/japiau/v104/i5/p053513_s1

Antonio Šiber, Miran Dragar, V.Adrian Parsegian and Rudolf Podgornik, Packing nanomechanics of viral genomes, EJP E(2008)

Todd, B.A., Parsegian, V.A., Shirahata, A., Thomas, T.J., and Rau, D.C.: Attractive forces between cation condensed DNA double helices. Biophysical J., 94: 4775-4782 (2008)

Stanley, C., Krueger, S., Parsegian, V.A., and Rau, D.C.: Protein structure and hydration probed by SANS and osmotic stress. Biophysical J., 94(7) 2777-2789 (2008)

Petrache, H. I.; Harries, D.; Parsegian, V. A.: Measurement of lipid forces by X-ray diffraction and osmotic stress, Methods in Molecular Biology Pp.: 405-419, 2007

Evilevitch, A., Fang, L.T., Yoffe, A., Castelnovo, M., Rau, D.C., Parsegian, V.A., Gelbart, W.M., and Knobler, C.M.: Effects of salt concentrations and bending energy on the extent of ejection of phage genomes. Biophysical J., 94: 1110-1120, 2008.

Rick F. Rajter, Rudi Podgornik, V. Adrian Parsegian, Roger H. French, and W. Y. Ching. "van der Waals–London dispersion interactions for optically anisotropic cylinders: Metallic and semiconducting single-wall carbon nanotubes." Phys. Rev. B. 76, 045417 [str. 045417-1-045417-6. ] (2007) prb.aps.org/pdf/PRB/v76/i4/e045417, also selected for the August 1, 2007 issue of Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research.