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Peer Reviewed (last updated: July 2022):

  • A competitive advantage through fast dead matter elimination in confined

cellular aggregates. Yoav G. Pollack, Philip Bittihn and Ramin

Golestanian, New J. Phys. 24, 073003 (2022). 

Press Releasebiorxiv. Video: APS talk.



below: alphabetical listing of authorship

​       O. Gendelman, Yoav G. Pollack, I. Procaccia, S. Sengupta and J. Zylberg,

       Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 078001 (2016). arXiv:1505.06626

       Ricardo Gutiérrez, Smarajit Karmakar, Yoav G. Pollack and Itamar Procaccia,

       Euro. Phys. Lett. 111, 56009 (2015). arXiv:1409.5067.

end of alphabetical listing of authorship

       Yoav G. Pollack and Moshe Schechter, Phys. Rev. B 89, 064414 (2014).



  • In silico exploration of the glass transition and of forces in jammed systems, Y.G. Pollack, PHD thesis under the supervision of Itamar Procaccia, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

  • Random Field in Dilute Anisotropic Dipolar MagnetsY. G. Pollack , M.Sc thesis under the supervision of M. Schechter, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel (2013) (link).

- George Wald -

“A physicist is an atom’s way of knowing about atoms”


Featured on the cover of Physics Review Letters (Volume 116, Issue 7)

Competing cells: Cleaning up after yourself brings benefits (press release)

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