Peer-Reviewed Papers

  1. Amplification of Acoustic Forces Using Microbubble Arrays Enables Manipulation of Centimeter-Scale Objects [DOI] [PDF]
    R Goyal, AG Athanassiadis*, Z Ma*, and P Fischer. Phys. Rev. Lett. 2022.
    *Corresponding Author
    **Editors Suggestion & Featured in Physics
    Associated News Features: Physics, Welt der Physik
  2. Ultrasound-Responsive Systems as Components for Smart Materials [DOI] [PDF]
    AG Athanassiadis*, Z Ma, N Moreno-Gomez, K Melde, E Choi, R Goyal and P Fischer*. Chem. Rev. 2021.
    *Corresponding Author
  3. Microchannels with Self-Pumping Walls [DOI] [PDF]
    T Yu, AG Athanassiadis*, M Popescu, V Chikkadi, A Güth, D Singh, T Qiu*, and P Fischer. ACS Nano. 2020.
    *Corresponding Author
  4. Spatial ultrasound modulation by digitally controlling microbubble arrays [DOI] [PDF]
    Z Ma, K Melde, AG Athanassiadis, M Schau, H Richter, T Qiu, and P Fischer. Nat. Commun. 11, 4537. 2020.
  5. Broadband leaky Lamb waves excited by optical breakdown in water [DOI] [PDF]
    AG Athanassiadis and DP Hart. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 146, 885. 2019.
  6. Design and preliminary evaluation of a wearable device for mass-screening of sleep apnea [DOI] [PDF]
    RS Puri*, AG Athanassiadis*, N Gill, SS Sathya, G Rathod, A Wahi, G Satat, M Majmudar, and P Shah. 2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBC, Orlando, FL, 2016, pp. 1870-1873.
    *Contributed Equally
  7. Effects of multijet coupling on propulsive performance in underwater pulsed jets [DOI] [PDF] [PDF Supplemental]
    AG Athanassiadis and DP Hart. Phys. Rev. Fluids. 1, 034501. 2016.
  8. X-ray tomography system to investigate granular materials during mechanical loading [DOI] [PDF]
    AG Athanassiadis, PJ La Rivière, E Sidky, C Pelizzari, X Pan, and HM Jaeger. Rev. Sci. Instrum., 85, 083708. 2014.
  9. Particle shape effects on the stress response of granular packings [DOI] [PDF]
    AG Athanassiadis, MZ Miskin, P Kaplan, N Rodenberg, SH Lee, J Merritt, E Brown, J Amend, H Lipson, HM Jaeger. Soft Matter, 10, 48-59. 2014.
    **2014 Soft Matter Hot Papers
    Associated Journal Cover. [DOI] [PDF]
  10. Strain Stiffening in Random Packings of Entangled Granular Chains [DOI] [PDF]
    E Brown, A Nasto, AG Athanassiadis, and HM Jaeger. Physical Review Letters, 108 (10), 1-4. 2012.
    ** Editors Recommendation.


PhD Thesis
  • AG Athanassiadis, "Optical Breakdown Acoustics: Transduction and Sensing Underwater."
    PhD Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. 2019. [Link]
SM Thesis
  • AG Athanassiadis, "Parallel Pulsed Jets for Underwater Propulsion."
    SM Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. 2016. [Link]


  1. “Vortex Coupling in Propulsive Pulsed Jets” (2016) [PDF]
  2. “Aggregate properties of Platonic solids and beyond…” (2012)
  3. “Granular Polymers” (2012)
  4. "Characterizing Packings of Non-convex Particles using X-ray Tomography” (2011)

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