**Attosecond ionisation dynamics in long range potentials**

*Kaushal, Jivesh*
(2016)

Strong Field Ionisation has been an active research field for well over five decades, since the pioneering work of L. V. Keldysh. It has offered an unprecedented insight into, and control over, ele...

**Einfluss dynamischer Resonanzen auf die Wechselwirkung optischer Femtosekunden-Pulse mit transparenten Dielektrika**

*Hofmann, Michael*
(2016)

It is expected that during the linear interaction of a medium with an optical pulse the induced dielectric polarization follows the electric field instantaneously, if the fundamental wavelength is ...

**Phase transitions in networks of quantum critical systems**

*Sorokin, Aleksandr*
(2016)

In der vorliegenden Arbeit erforschen wir Netzwerke von Vielteilchen-Quantensystemen, um neue, durch die Wechselwirkung der individuellen Knoten entstehende Quanten- und topologische Phasen zu besc...

**Dynamics and stochastic properties of passively mode-locked semiconductor lasers subject to optical feedback**

*Jaurigue, Lina*
(2016)

Passively mode-locked semiconductor lasers produce short optical pulses at very high repetition rates. In this thesis we investigate the influence of time-delayed optical feedback on the dynamics a...

**Binary mixtures of rod-like colloids**

*Lugo-Frías, Rodrigo*
(2016)

In this work we investigate the shear induced instabilities occurring in colloidal binary mixtures of rigid anisotropic particles. To this end, we derive a theoretical framework including equilibri...

**Efficient modelling of linear electronic polarization in materials using atomic response functions**

*Gobre, Vivekanand V.*
(2016)

The study of matter interacting with external fields is important to understand and design materials with desired (opto)electronic properties. Reliable methods for the accurate and efficient calcul...

**Adsorption of atoms and molecules on surfaces**

*Ruiz Lopez, Victor Gonzalo*
(2016)

Understanding the properties of novel hybrid interfaces has implications in both fundamental science and technology. The interfaces of hybrid inorganic/organic systems (HIOS), for instance, may lea...

**Liquid-crystal ordering of photo-switchable molecules on a surface**

*Tavarone, Raffaele*
(2016)

Photo-switchable molecules are chemical compounds that undergo configurational changes upon photon absorption. In particular, azobenzene-based photo switches possess two isomeric stable states: an ...

**Chemotaxis of self-phoretic active particles and bacteria**

*Pohl, Oliver*
(2016)

Chemotaxis in systems of active particles is a most interesting topic to study. Typically, these phenomena are encountered in cellular systems. However, recently, motion along chemical gradients i...

**Pattern formation of dipolar colloids in rotating fields: layering and synchronization**

*Jäger, Sebastian; Klapp, Sabine H. L.*
(2011)

We report Brownian dynamics (BD) simulation and theoretical results for a system of spherical colloidal particles with permanent dipole moments in a rotating magnetic field. Performing simulations ...

**Hydrodynamic interactions enhance the performance of Brownian ratchets**

*Grimm, Andrej; Stark, Holger*
(2011)

We investigate how hydrodynamic interactions between Brownian particles influence the performance of a fluctuating ratchet. For this purpose, we perform Brownian dynamics simulations of particles t...

**Phase diagram of two-dimensional systems of dipole-like colloids**

*Schmidle, Heiko; Hall, Carol K.; Velev, Orlin D.; Klapp, Sabine H. L.*
(2012)

Based on Discontinuous Molecular Dynamics (DMD) simulations we present a phase diagram of two-dimensional nano-particles with dipole-like short-ranged interactions. Similar to systems with true, lo...

**Effect of particle size and Debye length on order parameters of colloidal silica suspensions under confinement**

*Zeng, Yan; Grandner, Stefan; Oliveira, Cristiano L. P.; Thünemann, Andreas F.; Paris, Oskar; Pedersen, Jan S.; Klapp, Sabine H. L.; von Klitzing, Regine*
(2011)

Using atomic force microscopy (AFM) and small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS), we show a full comparison between structuring of nanoparticles in confinement and in bulk in order to explain the effect...

**Percolation and orientational ordering in systems of magnetic nanorods**

*Alvarez, Carlos E.; Klapp, Sabine H. L.*
(2012)

Based on Monte Carlo (MC) computer simulations we study the structure formation of a system of magnetic nanorods. Our model particles consist of fused spheres with permanent magnetic dipole moments...

**Two-dimensional colloidal networks induced by a uni-axial external field**

*Schmidle, Heiko; Jäger, Sebastian; Hall, Carol K.; Velev, Orlin D.; Klapp, Sabine H. L.*
(2013)

Based on Monte Carlo and Molecular Dynamics computer simulations we investigate the aggregation patterns and dynamics of model colloidal mixtures consisting of particles with either one or two, opp...

**Translational and rotational dynamics in suspensions of magnetic nanorods**

*Alvarez, Carlos E.; Klapp, Sabine H. L.*
(2013)

Using computer simulations we investigate the translational and rotational diffusion of dilute suspensions of magnetic nanorods with and without a (homogeneous) external magnetic field. The magneti...

**Modeling crawling cell movement on soft engineered substrates**

*Löber, Jakob; Ziebert, Falko; Aranson, Igor S.*
(2014)

Self-propelled motion, emerging spontaneously or in response to external cues, is a hallmark of living organisms. Systems of self-propelled synthetic particles are also relevant for multiple applic...

**Feedback control of inertial microfluidics using axial control forces**

*Prohm, Christopher; Stark, Holger*
(2014)

Inertial microfluidics is a promising tool for many lab-on-a-chip applications. Particles in channel flows with Reynolds numbers above one undergo cross-streamline migration to a discrete set of eq...

**Imaging and controlling electronic and nuclear dynamics in strong laser fields**

*Richter, Maria*
(2016)

In this work several aspects of the highly non-perturbative, nonlinear response of atoms and molecules to intense laser fields are investigated. One of the most intriguing phenomena is the theoreti...

**Theory of optical and dissipative processes in quantum dots**

*Kuhn, Sandra Cecilia*
(2016)

This thesis comprises a theoretical analysis of optical and dissipative processes in quantum dot systems. Exploiting optical transitions between bound quantum dot states and unbound continuum stat...