Markus Mueller's talk:
Main reference:

Marginal stability in structural, spin and electron glasses

M. Müller and M. Wyart, to appear in Ann. Rev. Cond. Matt (2014).

Strain versus Stress in a Model Granular Material: A Devil’s Staircase

Gaël Combe and Jean-Noël Roux, PRL 85, 3628 (2000).

Matteo Palassini's talk:

A small part of the talk's content appeared in
Elementary excitations and avalanches in the Coulomb glass

Bulbul Chakraborty's talk:

One paper and one preprint from my group that are relevant
Origin of shear rigidity
Mapping to a random field model

A nice paper about the gauge fields
Stress-Geometry Equation

Powerpoint of my talk

Jen Schwarz's talk:
PDF version of talk:

Papers pertaining to talk:
Jamming graphs: A local approach to global mechanical rigidity
Redundancy and cooperativity in the mechanics of compositely crosslinked filamentous networks
The mechanics of anisotropic, disordered spring networks

Eugenio Lippiello's talk:

PDF file of the presentation:
List of References:

Alberto Rosso's talk:

Viscoelastic effects in avalanche dynamics: a key to earthquake statistics
E.A. Jagla, F.P. Landes, A. Rosso, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 174301 (2014)
An previous and interesting depinning model with internal relaxation:

Discussion on Earthquakes

Movie (Alberto Rosso)

Chaotic Avalanches (Jim Langer)

some experimentl results on the seismic moment distribution, the "characteristic earthquake", the b dependence on m.
Some references on extended spring-block models to include aftershocks (Eugenio Lippiello)

Depinning models with internal relaxation (Alejandro Kolton): can they predict, in an unified way, the Gutenberg-Richter law, the Omori law, and also the known frictional properties of rocks?

Aftershocks or part of single quake: How do we tell with finite rate, temperature, noise, ... (Mark Robbins)i

Simple model of Earthquake Statistics in Heterogeneous Earthquake Fault Zones (Karin Dahmen) -- going beyond scaling exponents to test scaling predictions of simple earthquake models..

Sidney Yip's talk:

Review Article:

JCP papers:

Mark Robbins' talk:

Papers on critical scaling with and without inertia.
Papers on correlations in displacements:

Alejandro Kolton' talk [Thu Oct 9]:
Magnetic Domain Wall Dynamics and correlated activated events below the depinning threshold
-correlated thermally activated jumps movie-
Creep in thin film ferromagnets Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 027205
Exact transition pathways for studying creep dynamics Phys. Rev. B 79, 184207
Review on Numerical Methods for Disordered Elastic Systems Comptes Rendus Physique, Volume 14, Issue 8, Pages 641-650 (2013)

Jim Langer's talk:

Theories of glass formation and the glass transition

References on the Mean Field Theory of slip statistics in sheared solids and granular materials:

1. Reference on the Mean Field Theory for slip avalanches in sheared solids

2. Reference on the Mean Field Theory for slip avalanches in densely packed granular materials

Jim Sethna's talk at the conference:

Crackling Noise

Matthias Sperl's talk:

Glassy Dynamics in a Cup of Coffee: Higher-Order Glass-Transition Singularities

reference cited or mentioned in the talk

Hisao Hayakawa's talk

Shear modulus caused by stress avalanches for jammed granular materials under oscillatory shear

This talk is based on my recent paper with Michio Otsuki:
Avalanche contribution to shear modulus of granular materials Phys. Rev. E 90, 042202 – Published 3 October 2014

The talk is partially related to
Constitutive relations of jammed frictionless granular materials under oscillatory shear, AIP Conference Proceedings 1542, 503 (2013)

Charles Lieou's informal talk:

Shear flow of angular grains: acoustic and frictional effects, and stick-slip instabilities



Jérôme Weiss's talk

  • What I presented Tuesday (coexistence of mild and wild fluctuations in plasticity) has not yet been published (under review). But former work on dislocation avalanches (i;e. wild fluctuations only) can be found here:

Miguel, M.-C., A. Vespignani, S. Zapperi, J. Weiss, and J.R. Grasso, Intermittent dislocation flow in viscoplastic deformation, Nature, 410, 667-671, 2001

Weiss, J. and D. Marsan, Three dimensional mapping of dislocation avalanches: clustering and space/time coupling, Science, 299 (5603), 89-92, 2003

Richeton, T. , Dobron,P., Chmelik, F. , Weiss, J. and Louchet, F., On the critical character of plasticity in metallic single crystals, Mat. Sci. Eng. A, 424, 190-195, 2006

Weiss, J., Richeton, T., Louchet, F., Chmelik, F., Dobron, P., Entemeyer, D., Lebyodkin, M., Lebedkina, T., Fressengeas, C. and Mc Donald, R.J., Evidence for universal intermittent crystal plasticity from acoustic emission and high-resolution extensometry experiments, Phys. Rev. B, 76, 224110, 2007

  • On the role of grain boundaries on dislocation avalanches:

  • On strain avalanches in nano-pillars

The original paper par Dimiduk:
Scale-Free Intermittent Flow in Crystal Plasticity

Apaper by Karin and co-workers:
Statistics of Dislocation Slip Avalanches in Nanosized Single Crystals Show Tuned Critical Behavior Predicted by a Simple Mean Field Model

And, finally, a recent paper by Stefano Zapperi, Mikko Alava, Michael Zaiser and co-workers:
Avalanches in 2D Dislocation Systems: Plastic Yielding Is Not Depinning

Reference material for Joerg Rottler's talk:

Soft modes and structural rearrangements:
  1. Predicting plasticity with soft vibrational modes: From dislocations to glasses
  2. Understanding Plastic Deformation in Thermal Glasses from Single-Soft-Spot Dynamics
  3. Structural relaxation in glassy polymers predicted by soft modes: A quantitative analysis

    Elastic response to a shear transformation and plastic correlations:
  4. Time-dependent elastic response to a local shear transformation in amorphous solids
  5. Spatiotemporal correlations between plastic events in the shear flow of athermal amorphous solids

Discussion on mesoscale elasto-plastic models.

Reference material for group discussion on elasto-plastic models:

Pedagogical overview of elasto-plastic models by Craig Maloney:

Reference material for Emanuela Del Gado's talk:

pdf of the slides

Reference material
Stress localization, stiffening, and yielding in a model colloidal gel
Microscopic Picture of Cooperative Processes in Restructuring Gel Networks
Self-assembly and cooperative dynamics of a model colloidal gel network


References mean-field elasto-plastic models (for Elisabeth Agoritsas Lunch discussion):

Content of the blackboard presentation
1) Generalization of the Hébraud-Lequeux model with a distribution of local yield stress:
[Elisabeth Agoritsas, Eric Bertin, Kirsten Martens, & Jean-Louis Barrat, arXiv:1501.04515, "On the relevance of disorder in athermal materials under shear"]

Hébraud-Lequeux-like models (diffusion of stress)
2) Distant plastic events treated as a diffusion of stress (no spatial dependence): the original Hébraud-Lequeux (HL) model
[Pascal Hébraud & François Lequeux, Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 2934 (1998), "Mode-Coupling Theory for the Pasty Rheology of Soft Glassy Materials"]
3) HL-like model with spatial dependence and making explicit the assumptions justifying the original HL model: Kinetic Elasto-Plastic (KEP) model
[Lydéric Bocquet, Annie Colin, & Armand Ajdari, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 036001 (2009), "Kinetic Theory of Plastic Flow in Soft Glassy Materials"]
4) KEP-like model, with a dependence of the effective parameters on an additional relaxing degree of freedom:
[Vincent Mansard, Annie Colin, Pinaki Chauduri, & Lydéric Bocquet, Soft Matter 7, 5524 (2011), "A kinetic elasto-plastic model exhibiting viscosity bifurcation in soft glassy materials"]

Soft-Glassy-Rheology-like models (Arrhenius rate of plastic events with an effective temperature)
5) The original Soft-Glassy-Rheology (SGR) model
[Peter Sollich, François Lequeux, Pascal Hébraud, & Michael E. Cates, Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 2020 (1997), "Rheology of Soft Glassy Materials"]
6) The corresponding long paper of the SGR model:
[Peter Sollich, Phys. Rev. E 58, 738 (1998), "Rheological constitutive equation for a model of soft glassy materials"]
7) SGR-like model with a relaxation-diffusion dynamics for the effective temperature:
[Suzanne M. Fielding, Michael E. Cates, & Peter Sollich, Soft Matter 5, 2378 (2009), "Shear banding, aging, and noise dynamics in soft glassy materials"]
8) On the thermodynamic interpretation of the effective temperature in SGR-like models:
[Peter Sollich & Michael E. Cates, Phys. Rev. E 85, 031127 (2012), "Thermodynamic interpretation of soft glassy rheology models"]