Professor Robert Evans

B.Sc.(Birm.), Ph.D.(Bristol), F.Inst.P., FRS

  • BS8 1TL

1972 …2019

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Research Output

2019
Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

From simple liquids to colloids and soft matter

Evans, R., Frenkel, D. & Dijkstra, M., Feb 2019, Physics Today, 72, 2, p. 38-39 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle (Specialist Publication)

4 Citations (Scopus)

On the decay of the pair correlation function and the line of vanishing excess isothermal compressibility in simple fluids

Stopper, D., Hansen-Goos, H., Roth, R. & Evans, R., 7 Jul 2019, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 151, 1, 12 p., 014501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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3 Citations (Scopus)
145 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Composition inversion in mixtures of binary colloids and polymer

Zhang, I., Pinchaipat, R., Wilding, N. B., Faers, M. A., Bartlett, P., Evans, R. & Royall, C., 14 May 2018, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 148, 18, 10 p., 184902.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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5 Citations (Scopus)
532 Downloads (Pure)

Daan Frenkel — An entropic career

Evans, R., Galindo, A., Jackson, G., Lynden-Bell, R. & Rotenberg, B., 17 Nov 2018, In : Molecular Physics. 116, 21-22, p. 2737-2741 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue (Academic Journal)

Structural crossover in a model fluid exhibiting two length scales: Repercussions for quasicrystal formation

Walters, M. C., Subramanian, P., Archer, A. J. & Evans, R., Jul 2018, In : Physical Review E. 98, 1, 12 p., 012606.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

4 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Drying and wetting transitions of a Lennard-Jones fluid: Simulations and density functional theory

Evans, R., Stewart, M. C. & Wilding, N. B., 28 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 147, 4, 20 p., 044701.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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11 Citations (Scopus)
198 Downloads (Pure)

Solvent fluctuations around solvophobic, solvophilic and patchy nanostructures and the accompanying solvent mediated interactions

Chacko, B., Evans, R. & Archer, A. J., 28 Mar 2017, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 146, 12, 17 p., 124703.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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13 Citations (Scopus)
269 Downloads (Pure)

The standard mean-field treatment of inter-particle attraction in classical DFT is better than one might expect

Archer, A. J., Chacko, B. & Evans, R., 21 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 147, 3, 8 p., 034501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

22 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Critical Casimir interactions and colloidal self-assembly in near-critical solvents

Tasios, N., Edison, J., van Roij, R., Evans, R. & Dijkstra, M., 22 Aug 2016, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 145, 084902.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Critical Drying of Liquids

Evans, R., Stewart, M. C. & Wilding, N. B., 21 Oct 2016, In : Physical Review Letters. 117, 17, 5 p., 176102.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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13 Citations (Scopus)
189 Downloads (Pure)

Direct Observation in 3d of Structural Crossover in Binary Hard Sphere Mixtures

Statt, A., Pinchaipat, R., Turci, F., Evans, R. & Royall, C. P., 14 Apr 2016, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 144, 4, 7 p., 144506.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Open Access
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13 Citations (Scopus)
425 Downloads (Pure)

New developments in classical density functional theory

Evans, R., Oettel, M., Roth, R. & Kahl, G., 2016, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 28, 24, p. 1-6 6 p., 240401.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

35 Citations (Scopus)

The local structure factor near an interface; Beyond extended Capillary-Wave models

Parry, A. O., Rascón, C. & Evans, R., 26 Apr 2016, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 28, 24, 19 p., 244013.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

18 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Critical casimir forces and colloidal phase transitions in a near-critical solvent: A simple model reveals a rich phase diagram

Edison, J. R., Tasios, N., Belli, S., Evans, R., Van Roij, R. & Dijkstra, M., 21 Jan 2015, In : Physical Review Letters. 114, 3, 038301.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

27 Citations (Scopus)

Liquid-gas asymmetry and the wave-vector-dependent surface tension

Parry, A. O., Rascón, C. & Evans, R., 11 Mar 2015, In : Physical Review E: Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 91, 3, 030401.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

9 Citations (Scopus)

Phase behaviour of colloids suspended in a near-critical solvent: a mean-field approach

Edison, J. R., Belli, S., Evans, R., van Roij, R. & Dijkstra, M., 1 Sep 2015, In : Molecular Physics. 113, 17-18, p. 2546-2555 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

5 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying Density Fluctuations in Water at a Hydrophobic Surface: Evidence for Critical Drying

Evans, R. & Wilding, N. B., 2 Jul 2015, In : Physical Review Letters. 115, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

31 Citations (Scopus)

The local compressibility of liquids near non-adsorbing substrates: a useful measure of solvophobicity and hydrophobicity?

Evans, R. & Stewart, M. C., 20 May 2015, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 27, 19, 194111.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

32 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Layering transitions and solvation forces in an asymmetrically confined fluid

Stewart, M. C. & Evans, R., 7 Apr 2014, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 140, 13, 14 p., 134704.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

9 Citations (Scopus)

Pair correlation functions and the wavevector-dependent surface tension in a simple density functional treatment of the liquid-vapour interface

Parry, A. O., Rascón, C., Willis, G. & Evans, R., 3 Sep 2014, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 26, 35, 355008.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

17 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Relationship between local molecular field theory and density functional theory for non-uniform liquids

Archer, A. J. & Evans, R., 7 Jan 2013, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 138, 1, 014502.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

14 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Phase behavior and structure of a fluid confined between competing (solvophobic and solvophilic) walls

Stewart, M. C. & Evans, R., 12 Sep 2012, In : Physical Review E: Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 86, 3, 031601.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

8 Citations (Scopus)

Temperature as an external field for colloid-polymer mixtures: 'Quenching' by heating and 'melting' by cooling

Taylor, S. L., Evans, R. & Patrick Royall, C., 21 Nov 2012, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 24, 46, 464128.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

20 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Depletion potentials in highly size-asymmetric binary hard-sphere mixtures: Comparison of simulation results with theory

Ashton, D. J., Wilding, N. B., Roth, R. & Evans, R., 20 Dec 2011, In : Physical Review E: Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 84, 6, 061136.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

34 Citations (Scopus)

Nucleation of liquid droplets in a fluid with competing interactions

Archer, A. J. & Evans, R., 10 Dec 2011, In : Molecular Physics. 109, 23-24, p. 2711-2722 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

13 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Density Functional Theory for Inhomogeneous Fluids I: Simple Fluids in Equlibrium

Evans, R., 1 Feb 2010, Lecture notes at 3rd Warsaw School of Statistical Physics. Cichocki, B., Napiorkowski, M. & Piasecki, J. (eds.). Warsaw: Warsaw University Press, p. 43 - 85 43 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

6 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Pair correlation function decay in models of simple fluids that contain dispersion interactions

Evans, R. & Henderson, J. R., 25 Nov 2009, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 21, 47, 11 p., 474220.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

18 Citations (Scopus)

Solvent Mediated Interactions between Model Colloids and Interfaces:A Microscopic Approach

Hopkins, PD., Archer, AJ. & Evans, R., Sep 2009, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 131, p. 124704-1 - 124704-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

30 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Interfacial and Wetting Properties of a Binary Point Yukawa Fluid

Hopkins, PD., Archer, AJ. & Evans, R., Dec 2008, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 129, p. 214709-1 - 214709-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

8 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Condensation in a Capillary is a Continuous Critical Phenomenon

Parry, AO., Rascon, C., Wilding, NB. & Evans, R., Jun 2007, In : Physical Review Letters. 98, p. 1 - 4 4 p., Article Number 226101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

63 Citations (Scopus)

Model colloidal fluid with competing interactions: Bulk and interfacial properties

Archer, A. J., Pini, D., Evans, R. & Reatto, L., 2007, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 126, 1, 014104.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

75 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Pair Correlation Functions and Phase Separation in a Two Component Point Yukawa Fluid

Hopkins, PD., Archer, AJ. & Evans, R., 2006, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 124, p. 1 - 10 10 p., Article Number 054503.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

21 Citations (Scopus)

Screening in Yukawa Fluid Mixtures

Archer, AJ., Hopkins, PD. & Evans, R., 2006, In : Physical Review E: Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 74, 4 p., 010402.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

5 Citations (Scopus)

Soft core fluid in a quenched matrix of soft core particles: A mobile mixture in a model gel

Archer, AJ., Schmidt, M. & Evans, R., Jan 2006, In : Physical Review E: Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 73, p. 011506-1 - 011506-9 9 p., Article Number 011506.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

14 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Asymptotic Decay of Pair Correlations in a Yukawa Fluid

Hopkins, PD., Evans, R. & Archer, AJ., 2005, In : Physical Review E: Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 71, 4 p., Article number 027401.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

23 Citations (Scopus)

Critical Drying at a Spherical Substrate

Stewart, MC. & Evans, R., 2005, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 17, p. S34499 - S3505 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

8 Citations (Scopus)

Homogeneous and inhomogeneous hard-sphere mixtures: Manifestations of structural crossover

Grodon, C., Dijkstra, M., Evans, R. & Roth, R., 1 Nov 2005, In : Molecular Physics. 103, 21-23 SPEC. ISS., p. 3009-3023 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

40 Citations (Scopus)

Solvent Mediated Interactions Close to Fluid-Fluid Phase Separation: Microscopic Treatment of Bridging in a Soft Core Fluid

Archer, AJ., Evans, R., Roth, R. & Oettel, M., 2005, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 122, 11 p., Article number 084513.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

23 Citations (Scopus)

Wetting/Drying at a Curved Substrate: Long-Ranged Forces

Stewart, M. C. & Evans, R., 2005, In : Physical Review E: Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 71, 14 p., Article number 011602.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Wetting and drying at a curved substrate: Long-ranged forces

Stewart, M. C. & Evans, R., Jan 2005, In : Physical Review E: Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 71, 1, 011602.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

77 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Comment on "dynamic wetting by liquids of different viscosity," by T.D. Blake and Y.D. Shikhmurzaev

Eggers, J. & Evans, R., 15 Dec 2004, In : Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 280, 2, p. 537-538 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

28 Citations (Scopus)

Comment on Dynamic Wetting by Liquids of Different Viscosity by T D Blake and Y D Shikhmurzaev

Eggers, JG. & Evans, R., 2004, In : Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 280, p. 537 - 538

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Decay of Correlation Functions in Hard-Sphere Mixtures: Structural Crossover

Groden, C., Dijkstra, M., Evans, R. & Roth, R., 2004, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 121, p. 7882

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

32 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamical Density Functional Theory and its Applications to Spinodal Decomposition

Archer, AJ. & Evans, R., 2004, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 121, p. 4246 - 4254

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

283 Citations (Scopus)

Non-Analytic Curvature Contributions to Solvation Free Energies: Influence of Drying

Evans, R., Henderson, J. R. & Roth, R., 2004, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 121, p. 12074 - 12084

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

45 Citations (Scopus)

Soft Core Binary Fluid Exhibiting a lambda-line and Freezing to a Highly Delocalised Crystal

Archer, AJ., Likos, C. N. & Evans, R., 2004, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 16, p. L297 - L303 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Soft-core binary fluid exhibiting a λ-line and freezing to a highly delocalized crystal

Archer, A. J., Likos, C. N. & Evans, R., 16 Jun 2004, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 16, 23

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

37 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Effect of a Nearby Charge-Ordered Phase on Correlation Functions in Ionic Systems

Ciach, A., Gózdz, W. T. & Evans, R., 2003, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 118, p. 3702 - 3710

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

24 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of Weak Surface Fields on the Density Profiles and Adsorption of a Confined Fluid Near Bulk Criticality

Maciolek, A., Evans, R. & Wilding, NB., 2003, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 119, p. 9726 - 9746

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

31 Citations (Scopus)