Selected papers

* These authors contributed equally to this work, Corresponding author

34.  J. Steck*, J. Kim*, Y. Kutsovsky, Z. Suo, "Multiscale stress deconcentration amplifies fatigue resistance of rubber", Nature, 624, 303-308 (2023)  PDF  SI Movie1 Movie2 Movie3 Movie4

29. G. Nian*, J. Kim*, X. Bao, Z. Suo, "Making Highly Elastic and Tough Hydrogels from Doughs", Advanced Materials, 34(50), 2206577 (2022) PDF SI Movie1 Movie2 Movie3 Movie4 Movie5 Movie6

28.  J. Kim, T. Yin, Z. Suo, “Polyacrylamide hydrogels. V. Some strands in a polymer network bear loads, but all strands contribute to swelling", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 168, 105017 (2022) PDF

26.  G. Zhang*, J. Kim*, S. Hassan, Z. Suo, “Self-assembled nanocomposites of high water content and load-bearing capacity", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119(32), e2203962119 (2022) PDF SI Movie1 Movie2

21. S. Hassan*, J. Kim*, Z. Suo, “Polyacrylamide hydrogels. IV. Near-perfect elasticity and rate-dependent toughness", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids158, 104675 (2021) PDF

20. J. Kim*, G. Zhang*, M. Shi, Z. Suo, “Fracture, fatigue, and friction of polymers in which entanglements greatly outnumber cross-links", Science374(6564), 212-216 (2021) PDF SI Movie1 Movie2 Movie3 Movie4

15. J. Kim, S. Im, J. H. Kim, S. M. Kim, S.‐M. Lee, J. Lee, J. P. Im, J. Woo, S. E. Moon, “Artificial Perspiration Membrane by Programmed Deformation of Thermoresponsive Hydrogels", Advanced Materials,  32(6), 1905901 (2019) PDF SI Movie1 Movie2 Movie3 Front Cover

9. J. Kim, Y. Wang, H. Park, M. C. Park, S. E. Moon, S. M. Hong, C. M. Koo, K.-Y. Suh, S. Yang and H. Cho, “Nonlinear Frameworks for Reversible and Pluripotent Wetting on Topographic Surfaces”, Advanced Materials, 29(7), 1605078 (2016) PDF SI Frontispiece Cover 

2. H. Cho*, J. Kim*, H. Park*, J. W. Bang, M. S. Hyun, Y. Bae, L. Ha, S. M. Kang, T. J. Park, S. Seo, M. Choi, and K.-Y. Suh, “Replication of flexible polymer membranes with geometry-controllable nano-apertures via a hierarchical mould-based dewetting”, Nature Communications, 5, 3137 (2014) PDF SI Movie1 Movie2