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Some publications before 2003

    (The list is not exhaustive.  Difficulty in access to some papers?  Please contact me.)

Physics and biophysics of fluctuations

"Protein friction"
 K. Tawada and K. Sekimoto ;Journal of theoretical biology  1991, vol. 150, no2, pp. 193-200 
Protein friction exerted by motor enzymes through a weak-binding interaction

Collective behavior of protein motors
KS, Naoki Mori, Katsuhisa Tawada, Yoko Y. Toyoshima
Phys. Rev. Lett. 75, 172 - 175 (1995)
Symmetry Breaking Instabilities of an In Vitro Biological System

Ken Sekimoto1 and Katsuhisa Tawada
Phys. Rev. Lett. 75, 180183 (1995)
Extended Time Correlation of In Vitro Motility by Motor Protein

Stochastic energetics : direct link between stochastic process and thermodynamics
Ken Sekimoto :  J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 66 (1997) pp. 1234-1237  
Kinetic Characterization of Heat Bath and the Energetics of Thermal Ratchet Models

Ken Sekimoto ; Progress of Theoretical Physics Supplement No.130 (1998) pp. 17-27
Langevin Equation and Thermodynamics

Ken Sekimoto and Shin-ichi Sasa : J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 66 (1997) pp. 3326-3328 
Complementarity Relation for Irreversible Process Derived from Stochastic Energetics

Ken Sekimoto : J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 68 (1999) pp. 1448-1449
Temporal Coarse Graining for Systems of Brownian Particles with Non-Constant Temperature

Formalism of gel hydrodynamics and active gels
Ken Sekimoto : J. Phys. II France 1 (1991) 19-36
Thermodynamics and hydrodynamics of chemical gels

Ken Sekimoto : J. Phys. II France 2 (1992) 1755-1768
Thermodynamics and hydrodynamics of chemical gels II. Gels in binary solvents

Ken Sekimoto and Masao Doi : J. Phys. II France 1 (1991) 1053-1066
Dynamics of interface of gels undergoing volume phase transition

Ken Sekimoto, Hatsumi Nakazawa : ``Current Topics in Physics'' Eds. by Y.M.Cho, J.B.Hong, and C.N.Yang.
(World Scientific, Singapore, 1998) vol.1, pp.394-405
Contraction of a Bundle of Actin Filaments: 50 years after Szent-Gyorgyi

Hatsumi Nakazawa and Ken Sekimoto : J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 65 (1996) pp. 2404-2407
Polarity Sorting in a Bundle of Actin Filaments by Two-Headed Myosins

Ken Sekimoto and Yitzhak Rabin : Europhys. Lett. (EPL) 27 (1994) 445
Role of Mechanical Pressure in Permeation of Solvent through Gels
(This short note points out a common pitfall of elastohydrodynamics.)

Glassy systems

Dielectric response of random media :  LO or TO modes can exist in random systems

Sekimoto, K.; Matsubara, T. ; Phys. Rev. B (1982) 26, 3411-3416
TO-LO splittings of glassy dielectrics

Quasicristal and glass : off detailed-balance freezing
Sekimoto, K.; Physica A (1990) 170, 150-186
Phason freezing in quasicrystals a simple model using the freezing boundary condition

Glass & memory in rubber-material : freezing rubber can memorize a history
Miyamoto, Y. et al.; Phys. Rev. Lett. (2002) 88, 225504
Memory Effect on the Glass Transition in Vulcanized Rubber

Stochasticity and geometry

(Johnson-Mehl-Avrami -Kolmogorov correlation functions)
Sekimoto, K; J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. (1984) 53, 2425
Exact Space Correlation Function Corresponding to Avrami's Formula 

Sekimoto, K.; J. Phys. A (1984) 105, 390-392
Generalized Avrami's formula for overlapping randomly located regions

(domain size distributions in 1D)
Sekimoto, K.: Physica A  (1984) 125, 261-269
Kinetics of magnetization switching in a 1-D system-size distribution of unswitched domains
(1984) 128, 132-149
Kinetics of magnetization switching in a 1-D system II-long time behavior of switched domains

Ken Sekimoto; Int. J. Mod. Phys. B (1991) 5, 1843-1869 (preview)
Evolution of the domain structure during the nucleation-and-growth process with non-conserved order parameter 

Morphology of domains

Wetting morphology : first variational approach
Sekimoto K. ; Oguma R. ; Kawasaki K. ; Annals of Physics (1987) 176, pp. 359-392 
Morphological stability analysis of partial wetting

Gel swelling and surface buckling
Sekimoto, K. and Kawasaki, K. J. Phys. Soc. Jpn.  (1987) 56,  2997-3000  
Elastic Instability of Gels upon Swelling
Polymer morphology morophology kawasaki-sekimoto
Gel fracture and the effect of adding water
Y. Tanaka, K. Fukao, Y. Miyamoto, H. Nakazawa and K. Sekimoto: J. Phys. Soc. Jpn., 65 (1996) 2349
Regular Patterns on Fracture Surfaces of Polymer Gels

Topological defect of 3D fracture

Y. Tanaka, K. Fukao, Y. Miyamoto and K. Sekimoto : Europhys. Lett. 43, 664-670 (1998)
Discontinuous Crack Fronts of Three-Dimensional Fractures 
  (Long after publication of this paper, we found an important pioneering work by A.N.Gent and C.T.R.Pulford:
  J. Mater. Sci. 19 (1984) 3612-3619.  Micromechanics of fracture in elastomers. )

Hysteresis of gel transition: essential role of the elasticity
Sekimoto, K.; Phys. Rev. Lett. 70, 4154 - 4157 (1993)
Temperature hysteresis and morphology of volume phase transition of gels

Topology change of domain walls, analogy to soliton collision
Sekimoto, K. : Physica A, 137, 96-110 (1986)
The saddle-point configuration of the symmetric ^4-model

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