Granular Materials

    1. M. Bretz, J. Cunningham, P. Kurczynski, F. Nori
      Imaging of avalanches in granular materials
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 69, 2431 (1992). [PDF][Link]

    2. V.G. Benza, F. Nori, O. Pla
      Mean field theory of sandpile avalanches: From the intermittent to the continuous flow regime
      Phys. Rev. E 48, 4095 (1993). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    3. F. Nori, P. Sholtz, M. Bretz
      Booming sand
      Scientific American 277, No. 3 (84) (1997). [PDF][Link]
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    4. P. Sholtz, M. Bretz, F. Nori
      Sound-producing sand avalanches
      Contemporary Physics 38, No. 5, 329 (1997). [PDF][Link]

    5. G. D'Anna, P. Mayor, A. Barrat, V. Loreto, F. Nori
      Observing Brownian motion in vibro-fluidized granular matter
      Nature 424, 909-912 (2003). [PDF][Link][arXiv]
      This article (featured all over via press, newswires, radio, and TV) is the Cover Story of the 21 August, 2003, issue of Nature. Also featured in that issue in the table of contents and via a companion "News and Views" [PDF][Link].

    6. N. Mitarai, F. Nori
      Wet granular materials
      Advances in Physics 55, 1-45 (2006). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    7. C. Cattuto, R. Brito, U. Marini Bettolo Marconi, F. Nori, R. Soto
      Fluctuation-induced Casimir forces in granular fluids
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 178001 (2006). [PDF][Link][arXiv]

    8. M. Bretz, R. Zaretzki, S.B. Field, N. Mitarai, F. Nori
      Broad distribution of stick-slip events in slowly sheared granular media: Table-top production of a Gutenberg-Richter-like distribution
      Europhys. Lett. 74, 1116-1122 (2006). [PDF][Link][arXiv]