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  • Richard D, Speck T and Royall CP, "Is directed percolation in colloid-polymer mixtures linked to dynamic arrest?", Editor's pick in J. Chem. Phys. 148 241101(2018). PDF download.
  • Royall CP "Kinetic Crystallisation Instability in Liquids with Short-Ranged Attractions", accepted in Mol. Phys. (Special Edition in Honour of Daan Frenkel), ArXiV 1806.05469 (2018), Link to ArXiV.
  • Richard D, Hallett JE, Speck T and Royall CP, "Coupling between criticality and gelation in "sticky" spheres: A structural analysis", Soft Matter, 14 5554-5564 (2018), PDF download.
  • Royall CP, "Hunting Mermaids in Real Space: Known Knowns, Known Unknowns and Unknown Unknowns", Soft Matter 14 4020-4026 (2018). PDF download.
  • Turci F, Speck T and Royall CP, "Structural-dynamical transition in the Wahnstrom mixture", Eur. Phys. J. E. 41 54 (2018). PDF download.
  • Pinney RK, Liverpool TB and Royall CP, "Yielding of a model glass former: An interpretation with an effective system of icosahedra", Phys. Rev. E 97 032609 (2018). PDF download.
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  • Williams I, Oguz EC, Speck T, Bartlett P, Loewen H and Royall CP “Transmission of torque at the nanoscale", Nature Physics, 12 98-103 Link to Nature Website.
  • Taffs J and Royall CP "The role of fivefold symmetry in suppressing crystallisation", Nature Communications 7 13225 (2016). Link to Nature Website (open access).




  • Royall CP, Poon WCK, and Weeks ER, "In search of colloidal hard spheres", Soft Matter, 9, 17-27 (2013). PDF download.
  • Williams I, Oguz EC, Bartlett P, Loewen H and Royall CP "Direct measurement of osmotic pressure via adaptive confinement of quasi hard disc colloids", Nature Communications 4 2555 (2013). PDF download from Nature website.


  • "Complex Plasmas and Colloidal Dispersions: Particle-resolved Studies of Classical Liquids and Solids", Ivlev A, Loewen, H, Morfill G and Royall CP. World Scientific. (2012).
  • Dunleavy A, Wiesner K and Royall CP, "Using mutual information to measure order in model glass-formers" Phys. Rev. E, 86, 041505 (2012). PDF download
  • Speck T, Malins A and Royall CP "First-Order Phase Transition in a Model Glass Former: Coupling of Local Structure and Dynamics", Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 195703 (2012). PDF download






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