Physics & Astronomy Department



Brian C. Utter



* indicates undergraduate co-author


  1. N. C. Swisher and B. C. Utter, Flow profile of granular avalanches with imposed vertical vibration, submitted to Granular Matter.


  2. D. L. Amon*, T. Niculescu*, and B. C. Utter, Granular avalanches in a two-dimensional rotating drum with imposed vertical vibration, Physical Review E, 88, 012203 (2013). [Link]


  3. B. Utter, Photoelastic Materials, Chapter in Experimental and Computational Techniques in Soft Condensed Matter Physics (Cambridge University Press, 2010).


  4. B. Utter and R. P. Behringer, Multiscale Motion in the Shear Band of Granular Couette Flow, Powder and Grains 2009 Proceedings, AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 1145, pp. 339-342 (2009).


  5. B. Utter and R.P. Behringer, Experimental measures of affine and nonaffine deformation in granular shear, Physical Review Letters, 100, 208302 (2008). [Link]


  6. B. Utter and E. Bodenschatz, Double dendrite growth in solidification, Physical Review E, 72,011601 (2005). [Link]


  7. B. Utter and R. P. Behringer, Diffusion, transients, and non-affine deformations for granular Couette shear flow, Powder and Grains 2005 Proceedings, R. Garca-Rojo, H.J. Hermann, and S. McNamara, Eds., A.A Balkema, Rotterdam (2005).


  8. B. Utter, R. Ragnarsson, and E. Bodenschatz, An experimental apparatus and sample preparation for directional solidification, Review of Scientific Instruments, 76, 013906 (2004). [Link]


  9. B. Utter and R.P. Behringer, Self-diffusion in dense granular shear flows, Physical Review E, 69,031308 (2004). [Link]


  10. B. Utter and R.P. Behringer, Transients in sheared granular matter, European Physical Journal E, 14, 373(2004). [Link]


  11. R.P. Behringer, E. Clement, J. Geng, R. Hartley, D. Howell, G. Reydellet, and B. Utter, Statistical properties of dense granular matter,Proceedings of the Workshop on Traffic and Granular Flow, Delft (2004).


  12. B. Utter and E. Bodenschatz, Dynamics of low anisotropy morphologies in directional solidification, Physical Review E, 66, 051604 (2002). [Link]


  13. L. Kondic, B. Utter, and R.P. Behringer, Dynamics of Sheared Granular Materials, Proceedings of the Sixth Microgravity Fluids Physics and Transport Phenomena Conference p. 453 (2002).


  14. B. Utter, R. Ragnarsson, and E. Bodenschatz, Alternating tip splitting in directional solidification, Physical Review Letters, 86, 4604 (2001). [Link]


  15. R. Ragnarsson, B. Utter, and E. Bodenschatz, Superdendrites in directional solidification of polymersolvent mixtures, in Phase Transitions and Systems Driven Far from Equilibrium, ed. En Ma, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 481, 65 (1998).


  16. B. Utter and R. A. Bartynski, Photoelectron diffraction at low energies: the applicability of single scattering calculations, Surface Science Letters, 370, 65 (1998).