Journal Publications

  1. TOPICAL REVIEW
    Nonlinear coherent structures in granular crystals

    C. Chong, Mason A. Porter, P. G. Kevrekidis and C. Daraio
    Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 29 (2017) 413003 article (preprint)
  2. Emergence of dispersive shocks and rarefaction waves in power-law contact models
    H. Yasuda, C. Chong, J. Yang, and P. G. Kevrekidis
    Phys. Rev. E 95 (2017) 062216 article (preprint)
  3. Discrete breathers in a mass-in-mass chain with Hertzian local resonators
    S. P. Wallen, J. Lee, D. Mei, C. Chong, P. G. Kevrekidis, and N. Boechler
    Phys. Rev. E 95 (2017) 022904 article (preprint)
  4. Wave mixing in coupled phononic crystals via a variable stiffness mechanism
    Gil-Yong Lee, Christopher Chong, Panayotis G. Kevrekidis, Jinkyu Yang,
    Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 95 (2016) 501-516 article (preprint)
  5. Mechanical autonomous stochastic heat engine
    M. Serra-Garcia, A. Foehr, M. Moleron, J. Lydon, C. Chong, C. Daraio
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 117 (2016) 010602 article (preprint)
  6. Unidirectional transition waves in bistable lattices
    N. Nadkarni, A.F. Arrieta, C. Chong, D.M. Kochmann, C. Daraio
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 116 (2016) 244501 article
  7. Nonlinear vibrational-state excitation and piezoelectric energy conversion in harmonically driven granular chains
    C. Chong, E. Kim, E. G. Charalampidis, H. Kim, F. Li, P. G. Kevrekidis, J. Lydon, C. Daraio, and J. Yang.
    Phys. Rev. E 93 (2016) 052203 article (preprint)
  8. Conical wave propagation and diffraction in two-dimensional hexagonally packed granular lattices
    C. Chong, P. G. Kevrekidis, M. J. Ablowitz, and Yi-Ping Ma
    Phys. Rev. E 93 (2016) 012909 article (preprint)
  9. Formation of rarefaction waves in origami-based metamaterials
    H. Yasuda, C. Chong, E. G. Charalampidis, P.G. Kevrekidis and J. Yang
    Phys. Rev. E 93 (2016) 043004 article (preprint)
  10. Highly nonlinear wave propagation in elastic woodpile periodic structures
    E. Kim, F. Li, C. Chong, G. Theocharis, J. Yang and P.G. Kevrekidis
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 114 (2015) 118002 article (preprint)
  11. Time-periodic solutions of driven-damped trimer granular crystals
    E. G. Charalampidis, F. Li, C. Chong, J. Yang and P. G. Kevrekidis
    Mathematical Problems in Engineering 2015 (2015) 830978 (article)
  12. Sine-Gordon Equation:From Discrete to Continuum
    M. Chirilus-Bruckner, C. Chong, J. Cuevas, P.G. Kevrekidis.
    Chapter 2 of The sine-Gordon Model and its Applications, Springer Series on Nonlinear Systems and Complexity, Vol. 10 (2014) chapter (preprint)
  13. Wave transmission in time- and space-variant helicoidal phononic crystals
    F. Li, C. Chong, J. Yang, P. G. Kevrekidis, and C. Daraio
    Phys. Rev. E 90 (2014) 053201 article (preprint)
  14. Damped-driven granular crystals: An ideal playground for dark breathers and multibreathers
    C. Chong, F. Li, J. Yang, M.O. Williams, I.G. Kevrekidis, P.G. Kevrekidis, and C. Daraio
    Phys. Rev. E 89 (2014) 032924 article (preprint)
  15. Justification of leading order quasicontinuum approximations of strongly nonlinear lattices
    C. Chong, P.G. Kevrekidis and G. Schneider.
    Disc. Cont. Dyn. Sys. A 34 (2014) 3403-3418 article (preprint)
  16. Traveling waves in 2D hexagonal granular crystal lattices
    A. Leonard, C. Chong, P.G. Kevrekidis and C. Daraio
    Granular Matter 16 (2014) 531-542 article (preprint)
  17. Numerical evidence for the validity of the NLS approximation in systems with quasilinear quadratic nonlinearities.
    C. Chong and G. Schneider.
    ZAMM 93 (2013) 688-696 (article)
  18. Dark Breathers in Granular Crystals
    C. Chong, P.G. Kevrekidis, G. Theocharis, and C. Daraio
    Phys. Rev. E 87 (2013) 042202 article (preprint)
  19. Rigorous description of macroscopic wave packets in infinite periodic chains of coupled oscillators by modulation equations.
    M. Chirilus-Bruckner, C. Chong, O. Prill and G. Schneider.
    Disc. Cont. Dyn. Sys. S 5 (2012) 879-901, article (open-access).
  20. On the validity of the variational approximation in discrete nonlinear Schrödinger equations.
    C. Chong, D.E. Pelinovsky and G. Schneider.
    Physica D 241 (2011) 115-124, article (preprint).
  21. Validity of the KdV equation in the case of resonances arising in periodic media.
    C. Chong and G. Schneider.
    J. Math. Anal. Appl. 383 (2011) 330-336, article (preprint).
  22. Variational approximations in nonlinear Schrödinger lattices with next-nearest-neighbor couplings.
    C. Chong, R. Carretero-González, B.A. Malomed and P.G. Kevrekidis.
    Physica D 240 (2011) 1205-1212, article (preprint).
  23. Variational approximations of bifurcations of asymmetric solitons in cubic-quintic nonlinear Schrödinger lattices.
    C. Chong and D.E. Pelinovsky.
    Disc. Cont. Dyn. Sys. S 4 (2011) 1019-1031, article
  24. Standing generalized modulating pulse solutions for a nonlinear wave equation in periodic media.
    V. Lescarret, C. Blank, M. Chirilus-Bruckner, C. Chong and G. Schneider.
    Nonlinearity 22 (2009) 1869-1898, article (preprint).
  25. Multistable solitons in higher-dimensional cubic-quintic nonlinear Schrödinger lattices.
    C. Chong, R. Carretero-González, B.A. Malomed and P.G. Kevrekidis.
    Physica D 238 (2009) 126-136, article (preprint).
  26. Separation of internal and interaction dynamics for NLS-described wave packets with different carrier waves.
    M. Chirilus-Bruckner, C. Chong, G. Schneider and H. Uecker.
    J. Math. Anal. Appl. 347 (2008) 304-314, article (preprint).
  27. A remark about the justification of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation in quadratic spatially periodic media.
    C. Blank, M. Chirilus-Bruckner, C. Chong, V. Lescarret, G. Schneider and H. Uecker.
    ZAMP 59 (2008) 1-4, article (preprint).
  28. Multistable solitons of the cubic-quintic discrete nonlinear Schrödinger equation.
    R. Carretero-González, J.D. Talley, C. Chong and B.A. Malomed.
    Physica D 216 (2006) 77-89, article (preprint).