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Bibliographia Humboldtiana

II. Publications by Humboldt Research Fellows from Germany in 2008

Physics

Betz, Prof. Dr. Markus

Technische Universität Dortmund, Germany
Field of research: Semiconductor physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Henry M. van Driel University of Toronto
  • Marko Spasenovic, Markus Betz, Louis Costa, Henry M. van Driel: All-Optical Coherent Control of Electrical Currents in Centrosymmetric Semiconductors. In: Physical Review B. 77, 2008, p. 085201-1 - 085201-9.

  • R. Newson, J.-M. Menard, C. Sames, M. Betz, and H. M. van Driel: Coherently controlled ballistic charge currents in single-walled carbon nanotubes and graphite. In: Nano Letters. 8, 2008, p. 1586 - 1589.

  • Nir Rotenberg, Markus Betz, Henry M. van Driel: Ultrafast control of grating assisted light coupling to surface plasmons. In: Optics Letters. 33, 2008, p. 2137 - 2139.

Bobisch, Dr. Christian Alexander

Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Field of research: Surface physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Wilson Ho University of California, Irvine
  • Christian Alexander Bobisch, Amin Bannani, Alexander Bernhart, Evegeny Zubkov, Bastian Weyers and Rolf Möller: Ballistic electron and hole transport through individual molecules. In: Journal of Physics: Conference Series . 100, 2008, p. 052064 [STM, BEEM, organic molecules].

  • Thorsten Wagner, Hatice Karacuban, Amin Bannani, Christian Bobisch, Rolf Möller: Thermal desorption of PTCDA on Cu(111). In: Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 100, 2008, p. 052068 - 052071 [organic molecules, TDS, thin films, PTCDA].

  • Giriraj Jnawali, Hichem Hattab, Christian Bobisch, Alexander Bernhart, Evgeny Zubkov, Frank-J. Meyer zu Heringdorf, Rolf Möller, Boris Krenzer, Michael Horn-von Hoegen: Nanopattern Formation by Periodic Array of Interfacial Misfit Dislocations in Bi(111)/Si(001) Heteroepitaxy. In: Nanoscale Pattern Formation; M.R.S. Proceedings. 1059E, 2008, p. KK07-07 [STM, SPA-LEED, heteroepitaxy].

Bredenstein, Dr. Axel

Vattenfall, Germany
Field of research: High energy physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Toshiaki Kaneko High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK)
  • Axel Bredenstein, Kaoru Hagiware, Barbara Jäger: Mixed QCD-electroweak contributions to Higgs-plus-dijet production at the LHC. In: Physical Review D. 77:073004, 2008.

  • Axel Bredenstein, Ansgar Denner, Stefan Dittmaier, Stefano Pozzorini: NLO QCD corrections to t anti-t b anti-b production at the LHC: 1. Quark-antiquark annihilation. In: Journal of High Energy Physics. 0808:108, 2008.

Buhmann, Dr. Stefan

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany
Field of research: Theoretical Physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Edward Allen Hinds Imperial College London
  • Hassan Safari, Dirk-Gunnar Welsch, Ho Trung Dung and Stefan Yoshi Buhmann: Interatomic van der Waals potential in the presence of a magnetoelectric sphere. In: Physical Review A. 77, 2008, p. 053824-1 - 053824-12 [Van der Waals forces, atom-surface interactions, macroscopic quantum electrodynamics].

  • Stefan Yoshi Buhmann and Stefan Scheel: Thermal Casimir versus Casimir-Polder forces: Equilibrium and nonequilibrium forces. In: Physical Review Letters. 100, 2008, p. 253201-1 - 253201-4 [thermal Casimir-Polder forces, thermal Casimir forces, macroscopic quantum electrodynamics].

  • Stefan Scheel and Stefan Yoshi Buhmann: Macroscopic QED - concepts and applications. In: Acta Physica Slovaka. 58, 2008, p. 675 - 809 [macroscopic quantum electrdynamics, van der Waals forces, Casimir-Polder forces, Casimir forces, spontaneous emission, cavity quantum electrodynamics].

  • Stefan Yoshi Buhmann, M. R. Tarbutt, Stefan Scheel and E. A. Hinds: Surface-induced heating of cold polar molecules. In: Physical Review A. 78, 2008, p. 052901-1 - 052901-17 [polar molecules, surface-induced heating, rotational and vibrational transitions].

  • Agnes Sambale, Dirk-Gunnar Welsch, Ho Trung Dung and Stefan Yoshi Buhmann: Van der Waals interaction and spontaneous decay in a superlens-type geometry. In: Physical Review A. 78, 2008, p. 053828-1 - 053828-10 [Casimir-Polder forces, spontaneous decay, superlens, left-handed metamaterials, macroscopic quantum electrodynamics].

  • Hassan Safari, Dirk-Gunnar Welsch, Stefan Yoshi Buhmann and Stefan Scheel: Van der Waals potentials of paramagnetic atoms. In: Physical Review A. 78, 2008, p. 062901-1 - 062901-17 [van der Waals forces, atom-surface interactions, macroscopic quantum electrodynamics].

Buth, Dr. Christian

Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany
Field of research: Nuclear physics, atomic physics, molecular physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Joseph Berkowitz Argonne National Laboratory
  • Christian Buth, Robin Santra: Theory of x‑ray absorption by laser-aligned symmetric-top molecules. In: Physical Review A. 77, 2008, p. 013413 - (13 pages) [ab initio calculations, bromine, coupled cluster calculations, ground states, molecule-photon collisions, polarisability, rotational states, X-ray absorption spectra].

  • Emily R. Peterson, Christian Buth, Dohn A. Arms, Robert W. Dunford, Elliot P. Kanter, Bertold Krässig, Eric C. Landahl, Stephen T. Pratt, Robin Santra, Stephen H. Southworth, Linda Young: An x-ray probe of laser-aligned molecules. In: Applied Physics Letters. 92, 2008, p. 094106 - (3 pages) [carbon compounds, high-speed optical techniques, x-ray analysis, ab initio, laser alignment, x rays, photoabsorption, cross section, polarization dependence, perturbation theory, nonperturbative, laser-matter interaction, CF3Br, bromotrifluoromethane].

  • Christian Buth, Robin Santra: Rotational molecular dynamics of laser-manipulated bromotrifluoromethane studied by x-ray absorption. In: The Journal of Chemical Physics. 129, 2008, p. 134312 - (12 pages) [ab initio calculations, coupled cluster calculations, molecular dynamics method, molecule-photon collisions, organic compounds, polarisability, rotational states, wave functions, X-ray absorption spectra, laser alignment, CF3Br, bromotrifluoromethane].

  • Christian Buth, Robin Santra: X-ray refractive index of laser-dressed atoms. In: Physical Review A. 78, 2008, p. 043409 - (11 pages) [ab initio calculations, atomic structure, atom-photon collisions, dressed states, quantum electrodynamics, X-ray absorption, argon, electromagnetically induced transparency, EIT, pulse shaping, index of refraction].

Eckardt, Dr. Andre

Max-Planck-Institut für Physik komplexer Systeme, Germany
Field of research: Theoretical Physics
Host: Dr. Aditi Sen(De) ICFO - Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques
  • André Eckardt and Martin Holthaus: Avoided level crossing spectroscopy with dressed matter waves. In: Physical Review Letters. 101, 2008, p. 245302.

Enss, Priv. Doz. Dr. Tilman

Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Germany
Field of research: Theoretical solid state / condensed matter physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Carlo Di Castro Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza
  • Tilman Enss, Sergio Caprara, Claudio Castellani, Carlo Di Castro, Marco Grilli: Disordered loops in the two-dimensional antiferromagnetic spin-fermion model. In: Nucl. Phys. B. 795, 2008, p. 578 - 595.

  • Sabine Andergassen, Tilman Enss, Christoph Karrasch, Volker Meden: A gentle introduction to the functional renormalization group: the Kondo effect in quantum dots. In: Quantum Magnetism. Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Quantum Magnetism, Les Houches, France, 6-23 June 2006. (Ed. B Barbara, Y Imry, G Sawatzky, P C E Stamp) New York: Springer, 2008.

  • Volker Meden, Sabine Andergassen, Tilman Enss, Herbert Schoeller, Kurt Schoenhammer: Fermionic renormalization group methods for transport through inhomogeneous Luttinger liquids. In: New J. Phys.. 10, 2008, p. 045012.

Herrmann, Dr. habil. Heiko

Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Field of research: Theoretical Physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Jüri Engelbrecht Tallinn University of Technology
  • Heiko Herrmann: Discretization of continuum physics - a comparison of numerical methods from a physical point of view. In: Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences. 57(3), 2008, p. 145 - 154 [continuum physics, numerical methods, partial differential equations, finite elements, finite volumes, finite differences].

  • Loreta Kelpsaite, Heiko Herrmann, Tarmo Soomere: Wave regime differences along the eastern coast of the baltic proper. In: Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences. 57(4), 2008, p. 225 - 231 [ environmental science, wind waves, wave climate, visual wave data, Baltic Sea oceanography].

Jansen, Dr. Sabine Christille

Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
Field of research: Mathematical physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Elliott H. Lieb Princeton University
  • Sabine Jansen, Elliott H. Lieb, Ruedi Seiler: Laughlin's function on a cylinder: plasma analogy and representation as a quantum polymer. In: physica status solidi b. 245, 2008, p. 439 - 446.

  • Sabine Jansen, Elliott H. Lieb, Ruedi Seiler: Laughlin's function on a cylinder: plasma analogy and representation as a quantum polymer. In: physica status solidi b. 245, 2008, p. 439 - 446.

Kling, Prof. Dr. Matthias F.

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU), Germany
Field of research: Laser physics, laser spectroscopy
Host: Prof. Dr. Charles B. Harris University of California, Berkeley
  • James F. Cahoon, Matthias F. Kling, Karma R. Sawyer, Lars K. Andersen, Charles B. Harris : DFT and time-resolved IR investigation of electron transfer between photogenerated 17- and 19-electron organometallic radicals. In: J. Mol. Struct.. 890, 2008, p. 328 [Organometallics DFT Femtochemistry Infrared].

Krenner, Prof. Dr. Hubert Johannes

Universität Augsburg, Germany
Field of research: Solid state physics, solid body physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Pierre M. Petroff University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Hubert J. Krenner, Craig E. Pryor, Jun He, Pierre M. Petroff: A semiconductor exciton memory cell based on a single quantum nanostructure. In: Nano Letters. 8, 2008, p. 1750 - 1755 [Semiconductor physics, optoelectronics, memory devices, quantum information science].

  • H. J. Krenner, C. Pryor, J. He, J.P. Zhang, Y. Wu, C.M. Morris, M.S. Sherwin, P.M. Petroff: Growth and optical properties of self-assembled InGaAs quantum posts. In: Physica E. 40, 2008, p. 1785 - 1789 [Semiconductor Physics, Crystal Growth, Optical Spectroscopy].

Kriener, Dr. Markus

RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science (CEMS), Japan
Field of research: Experimental solid / condensed matter physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Yoshiteru Maeno Kyoto University
  • K. Kawashima, M. Ishii, H. Okabe, J. Akimitsu, M. Kriener, H. Takatsu, S. Yonezawa, and Y. Maeno : Superconducting State of Silver-Oxide Clathrate Ag6O8AgNO3. In: J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. . 77, 2008, p. 024707.

  • K. Kawashima, M. Kriener, M. Ishii, Y. Maeno, and J. Akimitsu : Thermodynamic properties of the clathrate-type silver-oxide Ag6O8AgHF2. In: Physica C. 468, 2008, p. 464.

  • D. Senff, O. Schumann, M. Benomar, M. Kriener, T. Lorenz, Y. Sidis, K. Habicht, P. Link, and M. Braden: Melting of magnetic correlations in charge-orbital ordered La1/2Sr3/2MnO4: competition of ferromagnetic and antiferromagnetic states. In: Phys. Rev. B. 77, 2008, p. 184413.

  • A. Möller, U. Löw, T. Taetz, M. Kriener, G. André, F. Damay, O. Heyer, M. Braden, and J.A. Mydosh: Structural domain and finite size effects of the antiferromagnetic S = 1/2 honeycomb lattice in InCu2/3V1/3O3. In: Phys. Rev. B. 78, 2008, p. 024420.

  • M. Kriener, Y. Maeno, T. Oguchi, Z.-A. Ren, J. Kato, T. Muranaka, and J. Akimitsu: Specific heat and electronic states of superconducting boron-doped silicon carbide. In: Phys. Rev. B. 78, 2008, p. 024517.

  • K. Berggold, M. Kriener, P. Becker, M. Benomar, M. Reuther, C. Zobel, and T. Lorenz: Anomalous expansion and phonon damping due to the Co spin-state transition in RCoO3, (R = La, Pr, Nd, and Eu). In: Phys. Rev. B. 78, 2008, p. 134402.

  • M. Kriener, T. Muranaka, J. Kato, Z.-A. Ren, J. Akimitsu, and Y. Maeno: Superconductivity in heavily boron-doped silicon carbide. In: Sci. Technol. Adv. Mater.. 9, 2008, p. 044205.

Kübel, Dr. Christian

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Germany
Field of research: Experimental solid / condensed matter physics
Host: Prof. Dr. David C. Martin University of Michigan
  • A. Pretorious, T. Yamaguchi, C. Kübel, R. Kröger, D. Hommel, A. Rosentauer: Structural investigation of growth and dissolution of InxGa1-xN nano-islands grown by molecular beam epitaxy. In: Journal of Crystal Growth. 310, 2008, p. 748 - 756.

Ney, Prof. Dr. Andreas

Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Field of research: Solid state physics: electrical, magnetic, optical properties
Host: Prof. Dr. Stuart S. P. Parkin IBM Almaden Research Center
  • Andreas Ney, Rekha Rajaram, Tom Kammermeier, Verena Ney, Subhabrata Dhar, Klaus H. Ploog, Stuart S. P. Parkin: Metastable magnetism and memory effects in dilute magnetic semiconductors. In: Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 20, 2008, p. 285222-1 - 285222-5 [dilute magnetic semiconductors, structural and magnetic properties of thin films, magnetic hysteresis].

Paul, Dr. Tobias


Field of research: Theoretical Physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Georgy V. Shlyapnikov Universite de Paris XI (Paris-Sud)
  • Mathias Albert, Tobias Paul, Nicolas Pavloff, and Patricio Leboeuf: Dipole Oscillations of a Bose-Einstein Condensate in the Presence of Defects and Disorder. In: Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 2008, p. 250405 - 250408 [Bose-Einstein condensate, Disorder, Superfluidity].

Pernice, Prof. Dr. Wolfram

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany
Field of research: Solid state physics: electrical, magnetic, optical properties
Host: Prof. Dr. Hong Tang Yale University
  • Mo Li , W.H.P. Pernice, C. Xiong, T. Baehr-Jones, M. Hochberg, H. Tang: Harnessing optical forces in integrated photonic circuits. In: Nature. 456, 2008, p. 480 - 483.

  • W.H.P Pernice, Mo Li and H. Tang: Gigahertz photothermal effect in silicon waveguides. In: Applied Physics Letters. 93, 2008, p. 213106 - 213108.

Rauls, Dr. Eva


Field of research: Theoretical solid state / condensed matter physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Bjork Hammer University of Aarhus
  • J. Schnadt, E. Rauls, W. Xu, R.T. Vang, J. Knudsen, E. Laegsgaard, Z. Li, B. Hammer, and F. Besenbacher: Extended one-dimensional supramolecular assembly on a stepped surface. In: Physical Review Letters. 100, 2008, p. 046103 - 046108 [step edges, self assembly, STM, ab initio calculations].

Schulze, Dr. Felix Julian

Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
Field of research: Plasmaphysics
Host: Dr. Zoltan Donko Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • J. Schulze, B. G. Heil, D. Luggenhölscher, T. Mussenbrock, R. P. Brinkmann, and U. Czarnetzki: Electron beams in asymmetric capacitively coupled RF discharges at low pressures. In: Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 41, 2008, p. 042003.

  • J. Schulze, Z. Donko, B. G. Heil, D. Luggenhölscher, T. Mussenbrock, R. P. Brinkmann, and U. Czarnetzki: Electric Field Reversals in the sheath region of capacitively coupled radio frequency discharges at different pressures. In: Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 41, 2008, p. 105214.

  • B. G. Heil, J. Schulze, T. Mussenbrock, R. P. Brinkmann, and U. Czarnetzki: Numerical Modeling of Electron Beams Accelerated by the Radio Frequency Boundary Sheath. In: IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 36, 2008, p. 1404.

  • J. Schulze, D. Luggenhölscher, and U. Czarnetzki: Instabilities in capacitively coupled RF discharges. In: IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 36, 2008, p. 1402.

  • J. Schulze, B. G. Heil, D. Luggenhölscher, and U. Czarnetzki: Electron beams in capacitively coupled RF discharges. In: IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 36, 2008, p. 1400.

  • J. Schulze, B. G. Heil, D. Luggenhölscher, R. P. Brinkmann, and U. Czarnetzki: Stochastic heating in asymmetric capacitively coupled RF discharges. In: Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 41, 2008, p. 195212.

Stelzer, Prof. Dr. Bernd

Simon Fraser University, Canada
Field of research: Particle physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Karl Jakobs Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  • CDF Collaboration, (Bernd Stelzer) : Measurement of the Single-Top-Quark Production Cross Section at CDF. In: Phys. Rev. Lett.. 101, 2008, p. 250601 [top quark, electroweak, particle physics, Tevatron].

Thomale, Prof. Dr. Ronny

Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Germany
Field of research: Theoretical solid state / condensed matter physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Bogdan Andrei Bernevig Princeton University
  • Ronny Thomale, Martin Greiter: Numerical analysis of three-band models for CuO planes as candidates for a spontaneous T-violating orbital current phase. In: Physical Review B. 77, 2008, p. 094511 - 094523.

  • Max Fuehringer, Stephan Rachel, Ronny Thomale, Martin Greiter, Peter Schmitteckert: DMRG studies of critical SU(N) spin chains. In: Annals of Physics (Berlin). 17, 2008, p. 922 - 936.

Ullner, Dr. Ekkehard

University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Field of research: Statistical physics and thermodynamics
Host: Prof. Dr. Jorge Garcia-Ojalvo Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
  • Ekkehard Ullner, Aneta Koseska, Jürgen Kurths, Evgenii Volkov, Holger Kantz, and Jordi García-Ojalvo: Multistability of synthetic genetic networks with repressive cell-to-cell communication. In: PHYSICAL REVIEW E. 78, 2008, p. 031904-1 - 031904-8 [repressilator, synthetic genetic network, phase repulsively coupling, multiple coexisting stable attractors, chaos].

  • Ekkehard Ullner, Raúl Vicente, Gordon Pipa, and Jordi García-Ojalvo: Contour Integration and Synchronization in Neuronal Networks of the Visual Cortex. In: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Artificial Neural Networks - ICANN 2008. 5164, 2008, p. 703 - 712 [Neuronal Networks, visual perception of contours, FitzHugh-Nagumo model, noise, synchronization, Coherence Resonance].

Wegner, Dr. Daniel

Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands
Field of research: Surface physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Eicke R. Weber University of California, Berkeley
  • Daniel Wegner, Ryan Yamachika, Yayu Wang, Victor W. Brar, Bart M. Bartlett, Jeffrey R. Long, Michael F. Crommie: Single-Molecule Charge Transfer and Bonding at an Organic/Inorganic Interface: Tetracyanoethylene on Noble Metals. In: Nano Letters. 8, 2008, p. 131 - 135 [physics, condensed matter physics, surface science, scanning tunneling microscopy, scanning tunneling spectroscopy, STM, STS, tetracyanoethylene, TCNE, charge transfer, adsorption, chemisorption, adsorbate-surface interaction].

  • Yayu Wang, Emmanouil Kioupakis, Xinghua Lu, Daniel Wegner, Ryan Yamachika, Jeremy E. Dahl, Robert M. K. Carlson, Steven G. Louie, Michael F. Crommie: Spatially resolved electronic and vibronic properties of single diamondoid molecules. In: Nature Materials. 7, 2008, p. 38 - 42 [physics, condensed matter physics, surface science, scanning tunneling microscopy, scanning tunneling spectroscopy, density-functional theory, diamondoids, nano diamond, tetramantane, electronic structure, molecular vibrations, molecular manipulation].

  • Stéphane Bedwani, Daniel Wegner, Michael F. Crommie, Alain Rochefort: Strongly Reshaped Organic-Metal Interfaces: Tetracyanoethylene on Cu(100). In: Physical Review Letters. 101, 2008, p. 216105 [Physics, condensed matter physics, surface science, density functional theory, scanning tunneling microscopy, tetracyanoethylene, TCNE, molecule-substrate interaction, reconstruction, charge transfer, complex bond].

Zeidler, Dr. Dirk

Carl Zeiss, Germany
Field of research: Nuclear physics, atomic physics, molecular physics
Host: Dr. Paul B. Corkum National Research Council of Canada
  • Y. Mairesse, D. Zeidler, N. Dudovich, M. Spanner, J. Levesque, D. M. Villeneuve, and P. B. Corkum: High harmonic transient grating spectroscopy in a molecular jet. In: Phys. Rev. Lett.. 100, 2008, p. 143903 [High Harmonic Generation, Four Wave Mixing, Multi Wave Mixing].

  • M. Meckel, D. Comtois, D. Zeidler, A. Staudte, D. Pavicic, H. C. Bandulet, H. Pepin, J. C. Kieffer, R. Dörner, D.M. Villeneuve, and P.B. Corkum: Laser-Induced Electron Tunneling and Diffraction. In: Science. 320, 2008, p. 1478 - 1482 [Electron Diffraction, Ultrafast Molecular Dynamics].

Zentgraf, Prof. Dr. Thomas

Universität Paderborn, Germany
Field of research: Optics
Host: Prof. Dr. Xiang Zhang University of California, Berkeley
  • Jason Valentine, Shuang Zhang, Thomas Zentgraf, Erick Ulin-Avila, Dentcho A. Genov, Guy Bartal and Xiang Zhang: Three-dimensional optical metamaterial with a negative refractive index. In: Nature. 455, 2008, p. 376 - 379.

  • Jason Valentine, Shuang Zhang, Thomas Zentgraf, Erick Ulin-Avila, Dentcho A. Genov, Guy Bartal and Xiang Zhang: Three-dimensional optical metamaterial with a negative refractive index. In: Nature. 455, 2008, p. 376 - 379.