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Wilhelm and Else Hearaeus Senior Professorship Theoretical Physics - Soft Matter Theory & Nonlinear Dynamics - Prof. Dr. Walter Zimmermann

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  • W. Schmidt, W. Zimmermann, C. Misbah, and A. Farutin
    Myosin-independent amoeboid cell motility
    submitted for publication, (2023)


  • W. Schmidt, A. Förtsch, M. Laumann, and Walter Zimmermann
    Oscillating, non-progressing flows induce directed cell motion
    Physical Review Fluid Letter (Editors' suggestion) 7, L032201 (2022) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevFluids.7.L032201
  • W. Schmidt, I. Aranson, and W. Zimmermann
    Suppression of bacterial rheotaxis in wavy channels
    Physical Review Research 4, 043005 (2022) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevResearch.4.043005


  • M. Ruppert and W. Zimmermann
    On the band-width of stable nonlinear stripe patterns in finite size systems
    Chaos (Editor's picks) 31, 113136 (2021)
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0066762
  • F. J. Thomsen, L. Rapp, F. Bergmann, and W. Zimmermann
    Periodic patterns displace active phase separation
    New Journal of Physics (Fast Track Communication) 23, 042002 (2021)
    DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/abe814


  • M. Ruppert, F. Ziebert, and W. Zimmermann
    Nonlinear patterns shaping the domain on which they live
    New J. Phys. (Fast Track) 20, 052001 (2020) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/ab7f92
  • M. Brun-Cosme-Bruny, A. Förtsch, W. Zimmermann, E. Bertin, P. Peyla, and S. Rafaï
    Deflection of phototactic microswimmers through obstacle arrays
    Phys. Rev. Fluids 5, 093302 (2020)
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevFluids.5.093302


  • F. Bergmann and W. Zimmermann
    Reflection of nonlinear-wave patterns in finite domains without boundaries
    submitted, (May 2019)
  • L. Rapp and W. Zimmermann
    Universal aspects of collective behavior in chemotactic systems
    Phys. Rev. E 100, 032609 (2019)
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.100.032609
  • L. Rapp, F. Bergmann, and W. Zimmermann
    Systematic extension of the Cahn-Hilliard model for motility-induced phase separation
    Eur. Phys. J. E 42, 57 (2019) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1140/epje/i2019-11825-8
  • M. Laumann, W. Schmidt, A. Farutin, D. Kienle, S. Förster, C. Misbah, and W. Zimmermann
    An emerging attractor in wavy Poiseuille flows triggers sorting of biological cells
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 128002 (2019) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.128002
  • J. Cuevas-Maraver, P.G. Kevrekidis, F.G. Mertens, and A. Saxena
    Speed of light pulses in a massless nonlinear Dirac equation
    Phys. Rev. E 100, 022210 (2019) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.100.022210
  • F. Bergmann and W. Zimmermann
    On systems-spanning demixing properties of cell-polarization
    PLOS / ONE 14 (6), 0218328 (2019) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0218328
  • O. Zier, W. Zimmermann, and W. Pesch
    On low-Prandtl-number Convection in an Inclined Layer of Liquid Mercury
    J. Fluid Mech. 874, 76 (2019)
    DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2019.432
  • N.R. Quintero, B. Sanchez-Rey, F. Cooper, and F.G. Mertens
    Length-scale competition in the parametrically driven nonlinear Dirac equation with a spatially periodic force
    J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 52, 285201 (2019) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1088/1751-8121/ab2469
  • M. Laumann and W. Zimmermann
    Focusing and splitting of particle streams in microflows via viscosity gradients
    Eur. Phys. J. E 42, 108 (2019) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1140/epje/i2019-11872-1
  • N. R. Quintero, S. H. Shao, R. Alvarez-Nodarse, and F. G. Mertens
    Externally driven nonlinear Dirac equation revisited: theory and simulations
    J. Phys. A52, 155401 (2019) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1088/1751-8121/ab0dd9
  • M. Laumann, A. Förtsch, E. Kanso, and W. Zimmermann
    Engineering microswimmers by shaking liquids
    New J. Phys. 21, 073012 (2019) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/ab240c


  • R. Aichele, B. Kaoui, F. Ziebert, and W. Zimmermann
    Branched wrinkles in inhomogeneous film on substrate systems
    submitted, (2018) [PDF]
  • T. Akinaga, S. C. Generalis and F. H. Busse
    Tertiary and Quaternary States in the Taylor-Couette Systems
    Chaos Solitons & Fractals 109, 107-117 (2018)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.chaos.2018.01.033
  • F. G. Mertens, A. Ghosh, L. V. C. Koopmans
    Statistical 21-cm signal separation via Gaussian Process Regression analysis
    Nonthly Notices of Royal Astro. Soc. 478, 3640 [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1093/mnras/sty1207
  • M. Schlenk, M. Drechsler, M. Karg, W. Zimmermann, M. Trebbin, and S. Förster
    Splitting and separation of colloidal streams in sinusoidal microchannels
    Lab on a Chip 18, 3163 (2018) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1039/c8lc00255j
  • F. Bergmann, L. Rapp, und W. Zimmermann
    Size matters for nonlinear (protein) wave patterns
    New J. Phys. (Fast Track), 072001 (2018) [PDF]
  • W. Pesch, A. Krekhov, N. Eber, und A. Buka
    Nonlinear analysis of flexodomains in nematic liquid crystals
    Phys. Rev. E 98, 032702 [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.98.032702
  • Y. Gaididei, V. Kravchuk, F. G. Mertens, O. V. Pylypovskyi, A. Saxena, D. Sheka, O. M. Volkov
    Localization of magnon modes in a curved magnetic nanowire
    Low Temp. phys. 44, 634 (2018) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1063/1.5041428
  • R. D. Simitev and F. H. Busse
    Flows and dynamos in a model of stellar radiative zones
    J. Plasma Physics 84, 735840308 (2018) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1017/S0022377818000612
  • T. Hartlep, and F. H. Busse
    Convection in an internally cooled fluid layer heated from below
    Geophys. & Astrophys. Fluid Dyn. 112, 20-35 (2018)
    DOI: 10.1080/03091929.2017.1376324
  • F. Bergmann, L. Rapp, and W. Zimmermann
    Active phase separation: A universal approach
    Phys. Rev. E 98, 020603(R) (2018)


  • T. Kanna, R. B. Mareeswaran, F. G. Mertens
    Non-autonomous bright solitons and their stability in Rabi coupled binary Bose-Einstein Condensates
    arxiv.org:1705.02829, (2017) [PDF]
  • L. Jibuti, S. Rafai, P. Peyla, W. Zimmermann
    Effective viscosity of active suspensions: Three-dimensional numerical modeling
    Phys. Rev. E 96, 052610 (2017) [PDF]
  • N. R. Quintero, F. G. Mertens, F. Cooper, A. Saxena, and A. R. Bishop
    Speed of light pulses in the massless nonlinear Direac equation with a potential
    Phys. Rev. E 96, 052219 (2017) [PDF]
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.96.052219
  • D. V. Lyubimov, F. H. Busse, T. P. Lyubimova, E. S. Sadilov, A. V. Burnysheva
    Rotating magnetic field effect on an onset of convection in a horizontal layer of conducting fluid
    Eur. J. Mech. B-Fluids 61, 16 (2017) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1016/j.euromechflu.2016.09.015
  • F. Cooper, J. Dawson, F.G. Mertens, E. Arevalo, N.R. Quintero, B. Mihaila, A. Khare, and A. Saxena
    Response of exact solutions of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation to small perturbations in a class of complex external potentials having supersymmetry and parity-time symmetry
    J. Phys. A 50, 145201 (2017) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1088/1751-8121/aa8d25
  • F. G. Mertens, F. Cooper, S. H. Shao, N. R. Quintero, A. Saxena, and A. R. Bishop
    Nonlinear Dirac equation solitary waves under a spinor force with different components
    J. of Physics A 50, 145201 (2017) [PDF]
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/1751-8121/aa5fb4
  • A. Förtsch, M. Laumann, D. Kienle, and W. Zimmermann
    Migration reversal of soft particles in vertical flows
    EPL 119, 64003 (2017) [PDF]
  • C. Zahn, S. Keller, M. Toro-Nahuelpan, P. Dorscht, W. Gross, M. Laumann, S. Gekle, W. Zimmermann, D. Schüler, H. Kress
    Measurement of the magnetic moment of single Magnetospirillum gryphiswaldense cells by magnetic tweezers
    Scientific Reports 7, 3558 (2017) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-03756-z
  • M. Wong, K. D. Holland, S. Anderson, S. Rizwan, Z.-C. Yuan, T. B. Hook, D. Kienle, P. S. Gudem, and M. Vaidyanathan
    Impact of Short-Wavelength and Long-Wavelength Line-Edge Roughness on the Variability of Ultrascaled FinFETs
    IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ELECTRON DEVICES 64, Issue:3, 1231-1238 (2017) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1109/TED.2017.2655520
  • K. D. Holland, A. U. Alam, N. Paydavosi, M. Wong, C. M. Rogers, S. Rizwan, D. Kienle, and M. Vaidyanathan
    Impact of Contact Resistance on the fT and fmax of Graphene Versus MoS2 Transistors
    DOI: 10.1109/TNANO.2016.2630698
  • M. Laumann, P. Bauknecht, S. Gekle, D. Kienle, and W. Zimmermann
    Cross-stream migration of asymmetric particles driven by oscillating shear
    EPL 117, 44001 (2017) [PDF] [Link]
    DOI: 10.1209/0295-5075/117/44001
  • R. D. Simitev and F. H. Busse
    Baroclinically-driven flows and dynamo action in rotating spherical fluid shells
    Geophys. and Astrophys. Fluid Dyn. 111, 369 (2017) [PDF]


  • I. Jo, Y. Huang, W. Zimmermann, and E. Kanso
    Passive swimming in viscous oscillatory flows
    Phys. Rev. E 94, 063116 (2016) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.94.063116
  • F. G. Mertens, F. Cooper, E. Arevalo, A. Khare, A. Saxena, A. R. Bishop
    Variational approach to studying solitary waves in the nonlinear Schrodinger equation with complex potentials
    Phys. Rev. E 94, 032213 (2016) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.94.032213
  • Z.-C. Yuan, S. Rizwan, M. Wong, K. Holland, S. Anderson, T. B. Hook, D. Kienle, S. Gadelrab, P. S. Gudem, and M. Vaidyanathan
    Switching-Speed Limitations of Ferroelectric Negative-Capacitance FETs
    DOI: 10.1109/TED.2016.2602209
  • P. Subramanian, O. Brausch, K. E. Daniels, E. Bodenschatz, T. M. Schneider and W. Pesch
    Spatio-temporal Patterns in Inclined Layer Convection
    J. Fluid Mech. 794, 719 (2016) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2016.186
  • N. R. Quintero, F. G. Mertens, A. Efimov, and A. R. Bishop
    Soliton dynamics in optical fibers using the generalized traveling wave method
    Phys. Rev. E 93, 042214 (2016) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.93.042214
  • L. Rapp, F. Bergmann and W. Zimmermann
    Pattern orientation in finite domains without boundaries
    EPL 113, 28006 (2016) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1209/0295-5075/113/28006
  • Z. Shen, G. Coupier, B. Kaoui, B. Polack, J. Harting, C. Misbah, T. Podgorski
    Inversion of hematocrit partition at microfluidic bifurcations
    Microvascular Research 105, 40 (2016) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1016/j.mvr.2015.12.009


  • B. Kaoui, A. Guckenberger, A. Krekhov, F. Ziebert, W. Zimmermann
    Coexistence of Stable Branched Patterns in Anisotropic Inhomogeneous Systems
    New J. Phys. 17, 103015 (2015) [PDF] [Link]
    DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/17/10/103015
  • B. Kaoui, J. Harting
    Two-dimensional lattice Boltzmann simulations of vesicles with viscosity contrast
    Rheologica Acta (open Acess), [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1007/s00397-015-0867-6
  • A. Krekhov, B. Dressel, W. Pesch, V. Delev, E. Batyrshin
    Spatiotemporal complexity of electroconvection patterns in nematic liquid crystals
    Phys. Rev. E 92, 062510 (2015) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.92.062510
  • N. R. Quintero, F. G. Mertens, and A. R. Bishop
    Soliton stability criterion for generalized nonlinear Schrödinger equations
    Phys. Rev. E 91, 012905 (2015) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.91.012905
  • A. U. Alam, K. D. Holland, M. Wong, S. Ahmed, D. Kienle, and M. Vaidyanathan
    RF Linearity Performance Potential of Short-Channel Graphene Field-Effect Transistors
    IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques 63, 3874 (2015) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1109/TMTT.2015.2496295
  • R. Alvarez-Nodarse, N. R. Quintero, F. G. Mertens, N. Casic, and Th. M. Fischer
    Paramagnetic colloidal ribbons in a precessing magnetic field
    Phys. Rev. E 91, 032908 (2015) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.91.032908
  • T. Krüger, S. Frijters, F. Günther, B. Kaoui, J. Harting
    Mesoscale simulations of fluid-fluid interfaces
    High Performance Computing in Science and Engineering 14, 545-558 (2015) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-10810-0_36
  • B. A. Glatz, M. Tebbe, B. Kaoui, R. Aichele, C. Kuttner, A. E. Schedl, H.-W. Schmidt, W. Zimmermann, A. Fery
    Hierarchical Line-Defect Patterns in Wrinkled Surfaces
    Soft matter 11, 3332-3339 (2015) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1039/C5SM00318K
  • Oleksii M. Volkov, Volodymyr P. Kravchuk, Denis D. Sheka, Yuri Gaididei, and Franz G. Mertens
    Effects of a spin-polarized current assisted Orsted field in magnetization patterning
    J. Appl. Phys 117, 213910 (2015) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1063/1.4921977
  • R. D. Simitev, A. G. Kosovichev, and F. H. Busse
    Dynamo Effects near the Transition from Solar to Anti-Solar Differential Rotation
    Astrophys. Journal 810, (2015) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/810/1/80


  • S. Shao, Sihong, N. R. Quintero, F. G. Mertens
    Stability of solitary waves in the nonlinear Dirac equation with arbitrary nonlinearity
    Phys. Rev. E 90, 032915 (2014) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.90.032915
  • L. Jibuti, L. Qi, C. Misbah, W. Zimmermann, S. Rafai, and P. Peyla
    Self-focusing and jet instability of a microswimmer suspension
    Phys. Rev. E 90, 063019 (2014) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.90.063019
  • F. H. Busse and R. D. Simitev
    Quasi geostrophic approximation of anelastic convection
    J. Fluid Mech 751, 216 (2014) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2014.293
  • A. Krekhov, W. Decker, W. Pesch, N. Éber, P. Salamon, B. Fekete, and Á. Buka
    Patterns driven by combined ac and dc electric fields in nematic liquid crystals
    Phys. Rev. E 89, 052507 (2014) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.89.052507
  • F. Ziebert, I. S . Aranson
    Modular approach for modeling cell motility
    Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics 223, 1265-1277 (2014) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1140/epjst/e2014-02190-2
  • R. Alvarez-Nodarse, N. R. Quintero, F. G. Mertens
    Kink topology control by high-frequency external forces in nonlinear Klein-Gordon models
    Phys. Rev. E 90, 042916 (2014) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.90.042916
  • T. Krüger, B. Kaoui and J. Harting
    Interplay of inertia and deformability on rheological properties of a suspension of capsules
    J. Fluid Mech. 751, 725-745 (2014) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1017/jfm.2014.315
  • B. Kaoui, Ruben J. W. Jonk, J. Harting
    Interplay between microdynamics and macrorheology in vesicle suspensions
    Soft Matter, Advance Article, (2014) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1039/C4SM00563E
  • S. Ahmed, N. Paydavosi, A. U. Alam, K. D. Holland, D. Kienle, M. Vaidyanathan
    Impact of the Substrate Material on the RF Performance of Carbon-Nanotube Transistors
    IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology 13, 123 (2014) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1109/TNANO.2013.2294472
  • J. J. Sánchez-Àlvarez, E. Serre, E. C. del Arco, F. H. Busse
    Geometry effects on Rayleigh-Benard convection in rotating annular layers
    Phys. Rev. E 89, 063013 (2014) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.89.063013
  • P. Marti, N. Schaeffer, R. Hollerbach, D. Cébron, C. Nore, F. Luddens, J.öL. Guermond, J. Aubert, S. Takehiro, Y. Sasaki, Y.-Y. Hayashi, R. Simitev, F. Busse, S. Vantieghem, and A. Jackson
    Full sphere hydrodynamic and dynamo benchmarks
    Geophys. J. Int. 197, 119 (2014) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggt518
  • R. Kusters, T. van der Heijden, B. Kaoui, J. Harting, and C. Storm ,
    Forced transport of deformable containers through narrow constrictions
    Phys. Rev. E 90, 033006 (2014) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.90.033006
  • M. Hilt, M. Glässl, W. Zimmermann
    Effects of a temperature-dependent viscosity on thermal convection in binary mixtures
    Phys. Rev. E 89, 052312 (2014) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.89.052312
  • F. Ziebert and L. S. Aranson
    Comment on Falcke et al., Polymerization, bending, tension: What happens at the leading edge of motile cells?
    Euro. Phys. J -SPECIAL TOPICS 223, 1431 (2014) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1140/epjst/e2014-02205-0
  • A. Jackson, A. Sheyko, P. Marti, A. Tilgner, D. Cebron, S. Vantieghem, R. Simitev, F. H. Busse, X. Zhan, G. Schubert, S. Takehiro, Y. Sasaki, Y. Y. Hayashi, A. Ribeiro, C. Nore, J. L. Guermond
    A spherical shell numerical dynamo benchmark with pseudo-vacuum magnetic boundary conditions
    Geophys. J. Int. 196, 712 (2014) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggt425


  • J. Greber, J. Bammert, P. Peyla, W. Zimmermann
    Dumbbells in suspension: A numerical study on their dynamics and shear viscosity
    submitted to Eur. Phys. J. E., (2013) [PDF]
  • V. Weith, A. Krekhov, W. Zimmermann
    Stability and Orientation of Lamellae in Diblock Copolymer Films
    J. Chem. Phys. 139, 054908 (2013) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1063/1.4815919
  • K. D. Holland, N. Paydavosi, N. Neophytou, D. Kienle, and M. Vaidyanathan
    RF Performance Limits and Operating Physics Arising from the Lack of a Bandgap in Graphene Transistors
    IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology 12, NO. 4, 566 (2013) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1109/TNANO.2013.2260351
  • O. V. Pylypovskyi, D. D. Sheka, V. P. Kravchuk, P. Volodymyr, F. G. Mertens, Y. Gaididei
    Regular and chaotic vortex core reversal by a resonant perpendicular magnetic field
    Phys. Rev. B 88, 014432 (2013) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.88.014432
  • N. Casic, N. Quintero, R. Alvarez-Nodarse, F. G. Mertens, L. Jibuti, W. Zimmermann, and T. M. Fischer
    Propulsion efficiency of a dynamic self-assembled helical ribbon
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 168302 (2013) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.168302
  • A. Krekhov, V. Weith, W. Zimmermann
    Periodic structures in binary mixtures enforced by janus particles
    Phys. Rev. E 88, 040302 (R) (2013) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.88.040302
  • O. M. Volkov, V. P. Kravchuk, D. D. Sheka, F. G. Mertens, Y. Gaididei
    Periodic magnetic structures generated by spin-polarized currents in nanostripes
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 222401 (2013) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1063/1.4831748
  • W. Pesch, A. Krekhov
    Optical analysis of spatially periodic patterns in nematic liquid crystals: Diffraction and shadowgraphy
    Phys. Rev. E 87, 052504 (2013) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.87.052504
  • F. G. Mertens, N. R. Quintero, A. R. Bishop
    Nonlinear Schrödinger solitons oscillate under a constant external force
    Phys. Rev. E 87, 032917 (2013) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.87.032917
  • J. J. Tao, X. T. He, W. H. Ye, F. H. Busse
    Nonlinear Rayleigh-Taylor instability of rotating inviscid fluids
    Phys. Rev. E 87, 013001 (2013)
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.87.013001
  • P. Salamon, N. Èber, A. Krekhov, Á. Buka
    Flashing flexodomains and electroconvection rolls in a nematic liquid crystal
    Phys. Rev. E 87, 032505 (2013) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.87.032505
  • M. Trebbin, D. Steinhauser, J. Perlich, A. Buffet, S. V. Roth, W. Zimmermann, J. Thiele, and S. Förster
    Anisotropic particles align perpendicular to the flow direction in narrow microchannels
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (USA) 110, 6706 (2013)
    DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1219340110
  • Ahsan U. Alam, Kyle D. Holland, Sabbir Ahmed, Diego Kienle, Mani Vaidyanathan
    A Modified Top of the Barrier Model for Graphene and Its Application to Predict RF Linearity
    Proc. of SISPAD, 155 (2013) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1109/SISPAD.2013.6650598


  • S. Schreiber, J. Bammert, P. Peyla, W. Zimmermann
    Wall attraction and repulsion of hydrodynamically interacting particles
    submitted to Phys. Fluids, (2012) [PDF] [Link]
  • N. Eber, L. O. Palomares, P. Salamon, A. Krekhov, and A. Buka
    Temporal evolution and alternation of mechanisms of electric-field-induced patterns at ultralow-frequency driving
    Phys. Rev. E 86, 021702 (2012) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.86.021702
  • E. S. Batyrshin, A. P. Krekhov, O. A. Scaldin, and V. A. Delev
    On the Role of Flexoeffect in Synchronization of Electroconvective Roll Oscillations in Nematics
    Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics 114, No. 6, 1052-1057 (2012) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1134/S1063776112040061
  • F. G. Mertens, N. R. Quintero, F. Cooper, A. Khare, A. Saxena
    Nonlinear Dirac equation solitary waves in external fields
    Phys. Rev. E 86, 046602 (2012) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.86.046602
  • S. Ahmed, K. D. Holland, N. Paydavosi, C. M. Sinclair Rogers, A. U. Alam, N. Neophytou, D. Kienle, and M. Vaidyanathan
    Impact of Effective Mass on the Scaling Behavior of the f_T and f_max of III-V High-Electron-Mobility Transistors
    IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology 11, 1160 (2012) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1109/TNANO.2012.2217348
  • F. Cooper, A. Khare, N. R. Quintero, F. G. Mertens, A. Saxena
    Forces nonlinear Schrödinger equation with arbitrary nonlinearity
    Phys. Rev. E 85, 046607 [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.85.046607


  • M. Burgis, V. Schaller, M. Gläßl, B. Kaiser, W. Köhler, A. Krekhov, W. Zimmermann
    Anomalous diffusion in viscosity landscapes
    New J. Phys. 13, 043031 (2011) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/13/4/043031
  • M. Gläßl, M. Hilt, W. Zimmermann
    Convection in nanofluids with a particle-concentration-dependent thermal conductivity
    Phys. Rev. E 83, 046315 (2011) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.83.046315
  • Ph. Depondt, J. C. S. Levy, F. G. Mertens
    Vortex polarity in 2-D magnetic dots by Langevin dynamics simulations
    Phys. Lett. A 375, 628 (2011) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1016/j.physleta.2010.12.041
  • F. Schwaiger, W. Zimmermann, W. Köhler
    Transient cage formation around hot gold colloids dispersed in polymer solutions
    J. Chem. Phys. 135, 224905 (2011) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1063/1.3665935
  • D. Kienle, J. Bammert, W. Zimmermann
    Shear flow enhanced barrier crossing
    Phys. Rev. E 84, 042102 (2011) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.84.042102
  • F. G. Mertens, N. R. Quintero, I. V. Barashenkov, A. R. Bishop
    Refined empirical stability criterion for nonlinear Schrödinger solitons under spatiotemporal forcing
    Phys. Rev. E 84, 026614 (2011) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.84.026614
  • G. Freund, W. Pesch, W. Zimmermann
    Rayleigh-Bénard convection in the presence of spatial temperature modulations
    J. Fluid Mech. 673, 318 (2011) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1017/S0022112010006270
  • V. P. Kravchuk, D. D. Sheka, F. G. Mertens, Y. Gaididei
    Off-centred immobile magnetic vortex under influence of spin-transfer torque
    Journal of Physics D (applied Phys.) 44, 285001 (2011) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/44/28/285001
  • D. Kienle, R. Rzehak, W. Zimmermann
    Identifying hydrodynamic interaction effects in tethered polymers in uniform flow
    Phys. Rev. E 83, 062802 (2011) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.83.062802
  • M. Khazimullin, T. Müller, S. Messlinger, I. Rehberg, W. Schöpf, A. Krekhov, R. Pettau, K. Kreger, H. W. Schmidt
    Gel formation in a mixture of a block copolymer and a nematic liquid crystal
    Phys. Rev. E 84, 021710 [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.84.021710
  • A. Krekhov, W. Pesch, A. Buka
    Flexoelectricity and pattern formation in nematic liquid crystals
    Phys. Rev. E 83, 051706 (2011) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.83.051706
  • A. Krekhov, W. Pesch, A. Buka
    Comment on "On the threshold characteristics of the flexoelectric domains arising in a homogeneous electric field: The case of anisotropic elasticity"
    Eur. Phys. J. E 34, 80 (2011) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1140/epje/i2011-11080-1


  • W. Köhler, A. Krekhov, W. Zimmermann
    Thermal diffusion in polymer blends: criticality and pattern formation
    Adv. Polym. Sci. 227, 145 (2010) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1007/12_2009_33
  • Yu. B. Gaididei, A. P. Krekhov, H. Büttner
    The non-linear bending of molecular films by polarized light
    Physics Letters A 374, 2156-2162 (2010) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1016/j.physleta.2010.03.023
  • G. Ahlers, B. Dressel, J. Oh, W. Pesch
    Strong non-Boussinesq effects near the onset of convection in a fluid near its crititcal point
    J. Fluid. Mech. 642, 15 (2010) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1017/S0022112009991686
  • T. Vilmin, F. Ziebert, E. Raphael
    Simple view on fingering instability of debonding soft elastic adhesives
    Langmuir 26, 3257 (2010) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1021/la903013z
  • D. Kienle, M. Vaidyanathan, F. Léonard
    Self-consistent ac quantum transport using nonequilibrium Green functions
    Phys. Rev. B 81, 115455 (2010) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.81.115455
  • J. Bammert, W. Zimmermann
    Probability distribution of a trapped Brownian particle in plane shear flows
    Phys. Rev. E 82, 052102 (2010) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.82.052102
  • S. Swaminathan, F. Ziebert, I. Aranson, D. Karpeev
    Patterns and intrinsic fluctuations in semi-dilute motor-filament systems
    EPL 90, 28001 (2010) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1209/0295-5075/90/28001
  • F. G. Mertens, N. R. Quintero, A. R. Bishop
    Nonlinear Schrödinger equation with spatiotemporal perturbations
    Phys. Rev. E 81, 016608 (2010) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.81.016608
  • Y. Gaididei, V. P. Kravchuk, D. D. Sheka, F. G. Mertens
    Multiple vortex-antivortex pair generation in magnetic nanodots
    Phys. Rev. B 81, 094431 (2010) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.81.094431
  • S. Swaninathan, F. Ziebert, I. S. Aranson, D. Karpeev
    Motor-Mediated Microtubule Self-Organization in Dilute and Semi-Dilute Filament Solutions
    Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena 6, 119 (2011) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1051/mmnp/20116106
  • F. H. Busse
    Mean zonal flows generated by librations of a rotating spherical cavity
    J. Fluid. Mech. 650, 505 (2010) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1017/S0022112010000753
  • S. Schreiber, T. Fischer, W. Zimmermann
    Hydrodynamic attraction and repulsion between asymmetric rotors
    New J. Phys. 12, 073017 (2010) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/12/7/073017
  • H. Samuel, P. J. Tackley, M. Evonuk
    Heat Partitioning in Terrestrial Planets During Core Formation by Negative Diapirism
    Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 290, 13 (2010) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2009.11.050
  • N. R. Quintero, F. G. Mertens, A. R. Bishop
    Generalized traveling-wave method, variational approach, and modified conserved quantities for the perturbed nonlinear Schrödinger equation
    Phys. Rev. E 82, 016606 (2010) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.82.016606
  • N. Casic, S. Schreiber, P. Tierno, W. Zimmermann, T. Fischer
    Friction controlled bending solitons as folding pathway toward colloidal clusters
    EPL 90, 58001 (2010) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1209/0295-5075/90/58001
  • F. Ziebert, M. Z. Bazant, D. Lacoste
    Effective zero-thickness model for a conductive membrande driven by an electric field
    Phys. Rev. E 81, 031912 (2010) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.81.031912
  • J. Bammert, L. Holzer, W. Zimmermann
    Dynamics of two trapped Brownian particles: shear-induced cross-correlations
    Eur. Phys. J. E. 33, 313 (2010) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1140/epje/i2010-10675-2
  • L. Holzer, J. Bammert, R. Rzehak, W. Zimmermann
    Dynamics of a trapped Brownian particle in shear flows
    Phys. Rev. E 81, 041124 (2010) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.81.041124
  • M. Gläßl, M. Hilt, W. Zimmermann
    Convection in colloidal suspensions with particle-concentration-dependent viscosity
    Eur. Phys. J. E 32, 265-272 (2010) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1140/epje/i2010-10652-9
  • F. Ziebert, D. Lacoste
    A Poisson-Boltzmann approach for a lipid membrane in an electric field
    New J. Phys. 12, 095002 [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/12/9/095002


  • V. Weith, A. Krekhov, W. Zimmermann
    Traveling spatially periodic forcing of phase separation
    European Phys. J B B 67, 419-427 (2009) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1140/epjb/e2008-00430-4
  • D. Kienle, F. Léonard
    Terahertz Response of Carbon Nanotube Transistors
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 026601 (2009) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.026601
  • P. Tierno, S. Schreiber, W. Zimmermann, T. M. Fischer
    Shape Discrimination with Hexapole Dipole Interactions in Magic Angle Spinning Colloidal Magnetic Resonance
    J. American Chemical Soc. 131, 5366 (2009) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1021/ja808888g
  • J. Tao, F. H. Busse
    Oblique roll instability in inclined buoyancy layers
    Euro. J. Mech. B (Fluids) 28, 532 (2009) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1016/j.euromechflu.2009.01.002
  • D. Skandera, W. C. Müller
    Nonlinear Cascades in Two-Dimensional Turbulent Magnetoconvection
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 224501 (2009) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.224501
  • S. Swaminathan, F. Ziebert, D. Karpeev, I. S. Aranson
    Motor-mediated alignment of microtubules in semidilute mixtures
    Phys. Rev. E 79, 036207 (2009) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.79.036207
  • F. H. Busse, M. Petry
    Homologous onset of double layer convection
    Phys. Rev. E 80, 046316 (2009) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.80.046316
  • A. Krekhov
    Formation of regular structures in the process of phase separation
    Phys. Rev. E 79, 035302 (2009) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.79.035302
  • J. Bammert, W. Zimmermann
    Dumbbell transport and deflection in a spatially periodic potential
    Eur. Phys. J. E. 28, 331-335 (2009) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1140/epje/i2008-10421-5
  • A. Ziehl, J. Bammert, L. Holzer, C. Wagner, W. Zimmermann
    Direct measurement of shear-induced cross-correlations of Brownian motion
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 230602 (2009) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.230602
  • F. Ziebert, E. Raphael
    Dewetting of thin polymer films: Influence of interface evolution
    EPL 86, 46001 (2009) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1209/0295-5075/86/46001
  • F. Ziebert, E. Raphael
    Dewetting dynamics of stressed viscoelastic thin polymer films
    Phys. Rev. E 79, 031605 (2009) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.79.031605
  • F. Ziebert, M. Vershinin, S. P. Gross, I. S. Aranson
    Collective alignment of polar filaments by molecular motors
    Eur. Phys. J. E 28, 401 (2009) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1140/epje/i2008-10434-0
  • R. D. Simitev, F. H. Busse
    Bistability and hysteresis of dipolar dynamos generated by turbulent convection in rotating spherical shells
    EPL 85, 19001 (2009) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1209/0295-5075/85/19001


  • M. Hammele, W. Zimmermann
    Spatiotemporal dynamics of models for microtubule polymerization
    submitted to Phys. Rev. E, (2008) [PDF]
  • A. Arneodo, W. C. Müller et al.
    Universal intermittent properties of particle trajectories in highly turbulent flows
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 254504 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.100.254504
  • M. May, W. Schöpf, I. Rehberg, A. Krekhov, A. Buka
    Transition from longitudinal to transversal patterns in an anisotropic system
    Phys. Rev. E 78, 046215 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.78.046215
  • F. H. Busse, R. D. Simitev
    Toroidal flux oscillation as possible cause of geomagnetic excursions and reversals
    Physics of the earth and planetary Interiors 168, 237 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1016/j.pepi.2008.06.007
  • M. Evonuk
    The role of density stratification in generating zonal flow structures in a rotating fluid
    ApJ 673, 1154 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1086/524938
  • A. Horvat, G. Sevnik, A. Zvelindovsky, A. Krekhov, L. Tsarkova
    Specific features of defect structure and dynamics in the cylinder phase of block copolymers
    ACS NANO 2, 1143 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1021/nn800181m
  • J. H. McCoy, W. Brunner, W. Pesch, E. Bodenschatz
    Selforganization of topological defects due to applied constraints
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.254102
  • F. Ziebert, I.S. Aranson
    Rheological and structural properties of dilute active filament solutions
    Phys. Rev. E 77, 011918 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.77.011918
  • E. Plaut, Y. Lebranchu, R. Simitev, F. H Busse
    Reynolds stresses and mean fields generated by pure waves: applicatons to shear flows and convection in a rotating shell
    J. Fluid Mech. 602, 303 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1017/S0022112008000840
  • M. Momeni, W. C. Müller
    Probability distributions of turbulent energy
    Phys. Rev. E 77, 056401 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.77.056401
  • G. Seiden, S. Weiss, J. H. McCoy, W. Pesch, E. Bodenschatz
    Pattern Forming System in the Presence of Different Symmetry-Breaking Mechanisms
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 214503 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.101.214503
  • R. Peter, V. Schaller, F. Ziebert, W. Zimmermann
    Pattern formation in active cytoskeletal networks
    New J. Physical 10, (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/10/3/035002
  • J. J. Sanchez-Alvarez, E. C. Del Arco, F. H. Busse
    Onset of wall-attached convection in a rotating fluid layer in the presence of a vertical magnetic field
    J. of Fluid Mech. 600, 427 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1017/S0022112008000566
  • G. J. J. Botha, F. H. Busse, N. E. Hurlburt, A. M. Rucklidge
    Numerical simulations of rotating axisymmetric sunspots
    Mon. Not. Astron. Soc. 387, 1445-1462 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2008.13359.x
  • A. Krekhov, W. Pesch, N. Eber, T. Toth-Katona, A. Buka
    Nonstandard electroconvection and flexoelectricity in nematic liquid crystals
    Phys. Rev. E 77, 021705 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.77.021705
  • M. Kastner, O. Schnetz, S. Schreiber
    Nonanalyticitites of the entropy induced by saddle points of the potential energy landscape
    J. Stat. Phys. Theory and Exp. P04025, (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1088/1742-5468/2008/04/P04025
  • B. Kaoui, G. H. Ristow, I. Cantat, C. Misbah, W. Zimmermann
    Lateral migration of a two-dimensional vesicle in unbounded Poiseuille flow
    Phys. Rev. E 77, 021903 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.77.021903
  • V. Rühle, F. Ziebert, R. Peter, W. Zimmermann
    Instabilities in a two-dimensional polar filament-motor system
    Eur. Phys. J. E. 27, 243 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1140/epje/i2007-10377-x
  • H. Raza, K.-H. Bevan, D. Kienle
    Incoherent transport through molecules on silicon in the vicinity of a dangling bond
    Phys. Rev. B 77, 035432 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.77.035432
  • T. Toth-Katona, N. Eber, A. Buka, A. Krekhov
    Flexoelectricity and competition of time scales in electroconvection
    Phys. Rev. E 78, 036306 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.78.036306
  • K.-H. Bevan, D. Kienle, H. Guo, S. Datta
    First-principles nonequilibrium analysis of STM-induced molecular negative-differential resistance on Si(100)
    Phys. Rev. B 78, 035303 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.78.035303
  • F. H. Busse
    Euler equations in geophysics and astrophysics
    Physica D 237, 2101-2110 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1016/j.physd.2008.01.024
  • J. Bammert, S. Schreiber, W. Zimmermann
    Dumbbell diffusion in a spatially periodic potential
    Phys. Rev. E 77, 042102 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.77.042102
  • W. Pesch, D. Palaniappan, J. Tao, F. H. Busse
    Convection in heated fluid layers subjected to time periodic horizontal accelerations
    J. Fluid Mech. 596, 313-332 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1017/S0022112007009457
  • K. E. Daniels, O. Brausch, W. Pesch, E. Bodenschatz
    Competition and bistability of ordered undulations and undulation chaos in inclined layer convection
    J. Fluid Mech. 597, 261-282 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1017/S0022112007009615
  • F. H. Busse
    Asymptotic theory of wall-attached convection in a horizontal fluid layer with a vertical magnetic field
    Phys. Fluids 20, 024102 (2008) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1063/1.2837175


  • M. Evonuk, G. A. Glatzmeier
    The effects of rotation rate on deep convection in giant planets with small solid cores
    Planetary and Space Sci. 55, 407 (2007) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1016/j.pss.2006.07.008
  • A. Busse, W.C. Müller, H. Homann, R. Grauer
    Statistics of passive tracers in three-dimensional magnetohydrodynamic turbulence
    Phys. Plasmas 14, 122303 (2007) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1063/1.2818770
  • A. Voit, A. Krekhov, W. Köhler
    Quenching a UCST polymer blend into phase separation by local heating
    Macromolecules 40, 9 (2007) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1021/ma062205j
  • E. Kurt, W. Pesch, F. H. Busse
    Pattern formation in the rotating cylindrical annulus with an azimuthal magnetic field at low Prandtl numbers
    J. of Vibration and Control 13, 1321 (2007) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1177/1077546307077455
  • D. Smith, F. Ziebert, D. Humphrey, C. Duggan, M. Steinbeck, W. Zimmermann, J. Käs
    Molecular motor-induced instabilities and crosslinkers determine biopolymer organization
    Biophys. J. 93, 4445 (2007) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1529/biophysj.106.095919
  • A. Voit, A. Krekhov, W. Köhler
    Laser-induced structures in a polymer blend in the vicinity of the phase boundary
    Phys. Rev. E 76, 011808 (2007) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.76.011808
  • H. Homann, R. Grauer, A. Busse, W. C. Müller-Nutzinger
    Lagrangian Statistics of Navier-Stokes- and MHD-Turbulence
    J. Plasma Physical 73, 821 (2007) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1017/S0022377807006575
  • A. Buka, N. Eber, W. Pesch, L. Kramer
    Isotropic and anisotropic electroconvection
    Physics Reports 448, 115 (2007) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1016/j.physrep.2007.02.013
  • G.-C. Liang, D. Kienle, S.K.R. Patil, J. Wang, A.W. Ghosh, S.V. Khare
    Impact of Structure Relaxation on the ultimate Performance of a small Diameter, n-type <110> Si-Nanowire MOSFET
    IEEE Trans. Nano. 6, 225 (2007) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1109/TNANO.2007.891816
  • M. Hilt, W. Zimmermann
    Hexagonal, square, and stripe patterns of the ion channel density in biomembranes
    Physical Review E 75, 016202 (2007) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.75.016202
  • K.-H. Bevan, F. Zahid, D. Kienle, H. Guo
    First-principles analysis of STM image heights of styrene on Si(100)
    Phys. Rev. B 76, 045325 (2007) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.76.045325
  • F. Ziebert, I. S. Aronson, L. S. Tsimring
    Effects of cross-links on motor-mediated filament organization
    New. J. Phys. 9, 421 (2007) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/9/11/421


  • R. Peter, W. Zimmermann
    Traveling ion channel density waves affected by a conservation law
    Phys. Rev. E 74, 016206 (2006) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.74.016206
  • F. Busse, W. Pesch
    Thermal Convection in a Twisted Horizontal Magnetic Field
    Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dyn. 100, 139 (2006) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1080/03091920600625928
  • W. Pesch, L. Kramer, N. Eber, A. Buka
    Role of Initial Conditions in the Decay of Spatially Periodic Patterns in a Nematic Liquid Crystal
    Phys. Rev. E 73, 061705 (2006) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.73.061705
  • S. Madruga, H. Riecke, W. Pesch
    Reentrant Hexagons in non-Boussinesq Convection
    J. Fluid Mech. 548, 341 (2006) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1017/S0022112005007640
  • L. Holzer, W. Zimmermann
    Particles held by springs in a linear shear flow exhibit osciallatory motion
    Phys. Rev. E 73, 060801 (R) (2006) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.73.060801
  • F. Ziebert, M. Hammele, W. Zimmermann
    On cytoskeletal patterns and intrinsic disorder effects
    Nonlinear Phenomena in Complex Systems 9, 198 (2006) [PDF]
  • H. R. Brand, H. Pleiner, F. Ziebert
    Macroscopic dynamics of polar nematic liquid crystals
    Phys. Rev. E 74, 021713 (2006) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.74.021713
  • N. Neophytou, D. Kienle, E. Polizzi, M. P. Anantram
    Influence of defects on nanotube transistor performance
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 242106 (2006) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1063/1.2211932
  • W. Zimmermann
    Computational Condensed Matter Physics C2/1-C2/36, (2006)
  • M. Hammele, W. Zimmermann
    Harmonic vs. subharmonic patterns in a spatially forced oscillating chemical reaction
    Phys. Rev. E 73, 066211 (2006) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.73.066211
  • D. Kienle, K.-H. Bevan, G. C. Liang, L. Siddiqui, J. I. Cerda, A. W. Ghosh
    Extended Hückel Theory for electronic structure, chemistry, and transport. II. Silicon
    J. Appl. Phys. 100, 043715 (2006) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1063/1.2259820
  • D. Kienle, J. I. Cerda, A. W. Ghosh
    Extended Hückel Theory for elctronic structure, chemistry, and transport. I. Carbon Nanotubes
    J. Appl. Phys. 100, 043714 (2006) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1063/1.2259818
  • M. Hammele, S. Schuler, W. Zimmermann
    Effects of parametric disorder on a stationary bifurcation
    Physica D 218, 139-157 (2006) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1016/j.physd.2006.05.001
  • S. Koswatta, N. Neophytou, D. Kienle, G. Fiori, M. S. Lundstrom
    Dependence of DC Characteristics of CNTFETs on Bandstructure Models
    IEEE Trans. Nano. 5, 368 (2006) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1109/TNANO.2006.876916


  • A. Voit, A. Krekhov, W. Enge, L. Kramer, W. Köhler
    Thermal patterning of a critical polymer blend
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 214501 (2005) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.94.214501
  • A. Krekhov, L. Kramer
    Theory of director precession and nonlinear waves in nematic liquid crystals under elliptical shear
    Phys. Rev. E 72, 031705 (2005) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.72.031705
  • R. Peter, M. Hilt, F. Ziebert, J. Bammert, C. Erlenkaemper, N. Lorscheid, C. Weitenberg, A. Winter, M. Hammele, W. Zimmermann
    Stripe-hexagon competition in forced pattern forming systems with broken up-down symmetry
    Phys. Rev. E 71, 046212 (2005) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.71.046212
  • O. Tarsov, A. Krekhov, L. Kramer
    Pattern-forming instabilities in nematic liquid crystals under oscillatory couette flow
    Phys. Rev. E 72, 031709 (2005) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.72.031709
  • S. V. Pasechnik, A. P. Krekhov, D. V. Shmeleva, I. Sh. Nasibullaev, V. A. Tsvetkov
    Orientational instability in a nematic liquid crystal in a decaying Poiseuille flow
    J. Exp. Theor. Phys. 100, 804 (2005) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1134/1.1926441
  • I. Nasibullayev, O. S. Tarasov, A. Krekhov, L. Kramer
    Orientational instabilities in nematic liquid crystals with weak anchoring under combined action of steady flow and external fields
    Phys. Rev. E 72, 051706 (2005) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.72.051706
  • F. Ziebert, W. Zimmermann
    Nonlinear competition between asters and stripes in filament-motor-systems
    Europhys. J. E. 18, 41-54 (2005) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1140/epje/i2005-10029-3
  • A. P. Krekhov, M. Shliomis, S. Kamiyama
    Ferrofluid pipe flow in an oscillating magnetic field
    Phys. Fluids 17, 033105 (2005) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1063/1.1863320
  • J. L. Rogers, W. Pesch, O. Brausch, M. Schatz
    Complex-Ordered Patterns in Shaken Convection
    Phys. Rev. E 71, 066214 (2005) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.71.066214
  • D. Kienle, A. W. Ghosh
    Atomistic Modeling of Metal-Nanotube Contacts
    J. Comp. El. 4, 97 (2005) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1007/s10825-005-7116-7


  • M. Hilt, W. Pesch, W. Zimmermann
    Two paradigms of spatiotemporal chaos: Spirals in convection and waves in biomembranes
    NIC Symposium, edited by D. Wolf, G. Münster und M. Kremer / Forschungszentrum Jülich, (2004) [PDF]
  • S. Schuler, M. Hammele, W. Zimmermann
    Traveling-stripe forcing of oblique rolls in anisotropic systems
    Eur. Phys. J. B 42, 591-600 (2004) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1140/epjb/e2005-00019-5
  • A. Krekhov, L. Kramer
    Phase separation in the presence of spatially periodic forcing
    Phys. Rev. E 70, 061801 (2004) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.70.061801
  • F. Ziebert, W. Zimmermann
    Pattern formation driven by nematic ordering of assembling biopolymers
    Phys. Rev. E 70, 022902 (2004) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.70.022902
  • S. V. Pasechnik, A. P. Krekhov, D. V. Shmeliova, I. Sh. Nasibullayev, V. A. Tsvetkov
    Orientational Dynamics in Nematic Liquid Crystal under Decay Poiseuille Flow
    Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 409-467 (2004) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1080/15421400490434018
  • F. Ziebert, W. Zimmermann
    "Instabilities of Isotropic Solutions of Active Polar Filaments", Comment
    Physical Review Lett. 93 (15), 159801/1 (2004) [PDF]
  • E. Kurt, F. H. Busse, W. Pesch
    Hydrodynamic Convection in a Rotating Annulus with an Azimuthal Magnetic Field
    Comput. Fluid Dyn. 18, 251 (2004) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1007/s00162-004-0132-6
  • F. Ziebert, W. Zimmermann
    Comment on "Instabilities of Isotropic Solutions of Active Polar Filaments"
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 159801 (2004) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.93.159801
  • W. Zimmermann, M. Hammele, S. Schuler
    Comment on "Entrainment of a Spatially extended Nonlinear Structure under Selective Forcing"
    Preprint, (2004) [PDF]
  • A. Arend, R. Rzehak, W. Zimmermann
    About the lifetime of simple knots in stretched polymers
    Preprint, (2004) [PDF]


  • R. Rzehak, W. Zimmermann
    Static Dynamics Approach to Relaxation Modes and - Times for Deformed Polymers
    Phys. Rev. E 68, 021804 (2003) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.68.021804
  • F. Ziebert, W. Zimmermann
    Pattern formation driven by nematic ordering of assembling biopolymers
    Phys. Rev. E 70, 022902 (2003) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.70.022902
  • F. Ziebert, W. Zimmermann
    Comment on "Instabilities of Isotropic Solutions of Active Polar Filaments"
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 159802 (2003) [PDF]


  • R. Schmitz, W. Zimmermann
    Spiral-Defect Chaos in a model of thermal convection: Long time dynamics
    Preprint, (2002) [PDF]
  • M. Hammele, W. Zimmermann
    Modeling oscillatory Microtubule-Polymerization
    Phys. Rev. E 67, 021903 (2002) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.67.021903
  • R. Rzehak, W. Zimmermann
    Inertial effects in Brownian motion of a trapped particle in shear flow
    Physica A 324, 495-508 (2003) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1016/S0378-4371(03)00058-X
  • R. Rzehak, W. Zimmermann
    Dynamics of Strongly Deformed Polymers in Solution
    EPL 59, 779 (2002) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1209/epl/i2002-00194-y


  • R. Rzehak, A. Arend, D. Kienle, W. Zimmermann
    Brownian Dynamics of Flexible Polymers in Flow
    in 'Polymer and Cell Dynamics: Multiscale Modeling and Numerical Simulations', Birkhäuser Basel, Basel (2003) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-0348-8043-5_6
  • G. H. Ristow
    Tumbling Motion of Elliptical Particles In Viscous Two-Dimensional Fluids
    Int. J. Mod. Phys. C 12, 127 (2001) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1142/S0129183101001559
  • R. Schmitz, W. Pesch, W. Zimmermann
    Spiral-Defect Chaos: Swift-Hohenberg model versus Boussinesq equations
    Phys. Rev. E 65, 037302 (2002) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.65.037302
  • C. Utzny, W. Zimmermann, M. Bär
    Resonant spatio-temporal forcing of oscillatory media
    EPL 57, 113 (2002) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1209/epl/i2002-00549-4
  • D. Kienle, W. Zimmermann
    F-Shell Blob Model for a Tethered Polymer in Strong Flows
    Macromolecules 34, 9173 (2001) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1021/ma0016883
  • A. Horras, G. H. Ristow
    An iterative non-uniformly spaced finite difference scheme for computational fluid dynamics
    Int. J. Mod. Phys. C 12, 1023 (2001) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1142/S0129183101002309


  • H. W. Diehl, B. Eckhard, S. Grossmann, H. Müller-Krumbhaar, W. Zimmermann
    Selbstorganisation und Strukturbildung
    in 'Denkschrift zum Jahr der Physik', Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft e.V. (DPG),
  • D. Kienle, R. Rzehak, W. Zimmermann
    F-Shell Blob Model Inspired by Simulations of Tethered Polymers, in Molecular Dynamics on Parallel Computers
    in N. Attig, P. Grassberger, J. Grotendorst, and M. Lewerenz, 'Molecular Dynamics on Parallel Computers', World Scientific Publishing, Singapore [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1142/9789812793768_0026
  • S. Ried, H. Pleiner, W. Zimmermann
    Electrically driven hybrid instabilities in smectic C liquid crystal films
    EPL 52, 525 (2000) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1209/epl/i2000-00469-9
  • R. Rzehak, W. Kromen, T. Kawakatsu, W. Zimmermann
    Deformation of a Tethered Polymer in Uniform Flow
    Eur. Phys. J. E 2, 3-30 (2000) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1007/s101890050036
  • R. Rzehak, D. Kienle, T. Kawakatsu, W. Zimmermann
    Brownian Dynamics of Tethered Polymers in Flow
    in N. Attig, P. Grassberger, J. Grotendorst, and M. Lewerenz, 'Molecular Dynamics on Parallel Computers', World Scientific Publishing, Singapore (2000) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1142/9789812793768_0008



  • M. Alber, B. Bäuml, R. Ernst, D. Kienle, A. Kopf, M. Rouchal
    Surface boundary conditions for the Ginzburg-Landau equation in d-wave superconductors
    Phys. Rev. B 53, 5863 (1996) [PDF]
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.53.5863


  • J. Parisi, S. C. Müller, W. Zimmermann (Eds.) ,
    A Perspective Look at Nonlinear Media: From Physics to Biology and Social Sciences
    Lecture Notes in Physics, vol. 503, Springer, Heidelberg (1998)
    DOI: 10.1007/BFb0104950
  • G. H. Ristow
    Pattern Formation in Granular Materials
    Springer Tracts in Modern Physics, vol. 164, Springer, Heidelberg (2000)
    DOI: 10.1007/BFb0110577
  • S. C. Müller, J. Parisi and Walter Zimmermann (Eds.)
    Transport and Structure: Their competitive Roles in Biophysics and Chemistry
    Lecture Notes in Physics, vol. 532, Springer, Heidelberg (1999)
    DOI: 10.1007/BFb0104218
  • A. Deutsch, M. Falcke, J. Howard and W. Zimmerman (Eds.)
    Function and Regulation of Cellular Systems: Experiments and Models
    Mathematics and Biosciences in Interaction, Birkhäuser, Basel, Switzerland (2004)
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-0348-7895-1
  • J. Parisi, S. C. Müller, W. Zimmermann (Eds.)
    Nonlinear Physics of Complex Systems: Current Status and Future Trends
    Lecture Notes in Physics, vol. 476, Springer, Heidelberg (1996)
    DOI: 10.1007/BFb0105423

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