Soft Matter Theory Group

  • Michael Schmiedeberg ↗
  • Professor of Theoretical Physics
  • FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Staudtstr. 7, B3, Room 02.582
  • +49-9131-85-28449, michael.schmiedeberg@fau.de
  • Soft Quasicrytals, Jamming, Glassy Dynamics, Colloidal Particles, Anomalous Diffusion, Biophysics

Postdoc:

  • Moumita Maiti
  • Postdoc
  • FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Staudtstr. 7, B3, Room 01.782
  • +49-9131-85-28440, moumita.maiti(at)fau.de
  • Properties of sphere packings close to the the Jamming Transition                                                   

PhD students:

  • Manuel Baur ↗
  • PhD student at the Institute of Multiscale Simulation
  • FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Nägelsbachstr. 49b, Room: 02.313
  • +49-9131-85-20832, manuel.baur(at)fau.de
  • Granular dynamics studied with x-ray-tomography (in the group of M. Schröter)          
  • Miriam Martinsons
  • PhD student
  • FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Staudtstr. 7, B3, Room 02.584
  • +49-9131-85-28451, miriam.martinsons(at)fau.de
  • Phasonic displacements and fluctuations, defect-mediated melting of quasicrystals                                           
  • Aleksandar Mijailović ↗
  • PhD student
  • HHU Düsseldorf, Room 25.32.O2.56
  • +49-211-81-10547, aleks(at)thphy.uni-duesseldorf.de
  • Growth of colloidal structures on incommensurate substrates, friction properties of quasicrystals

Master students:

  • Benedikt Decker
  • Master student
  • FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Staudtstr. 7, B3, Room 01.782
  • +49-9131-85-28440, benedikt.decker(at)fau.de
  • Phase field crystal models of quasicrystals                                                                
  • Anja Gemeinhardt
  • Master student
  • FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Staudtstr. 7, B3, Room 00.782
  • +49-9131-85-28440
  • Simulations of complex phases of patchy colloids                                                                      
  • Yang Kuang
  • Master student
  • FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Staudtstr. 7, B3, Room 00.779
  • yang.kuang(at)fau.de
  • Photonic quasicrystals                                                                                                          

Bachelor students:

  • Dominik Geyer
  • Bachelor student
  • FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Staudtstr. 7, B3, Room 01.782
  • +49-9131-85-28440
  • Phase field crystal models for biological systems                                                                                                                 
  • Ardin Ibraimi
  • Bachelor student
  • FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Staudtstr. 7, B3, Room 02.584
  • +49-9131-85-28440
  • Quantum quasicrystals                                                                                                                 
  • Katharina Lenk
  • Bachelor student
  • FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Staudtstr. 7, B3, Room 00.779
  • katharina.lenk(at)fau.de
  • Defects in Quasicrystals                                                                                                                 

Alumni:

At FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg:
  • Ricardo Atahualpa Solórzano Kraemer (now Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, previous FAU-Page↗)
  • Sebastian Ruß

At HHU Düsseldorf:
  • Elmar Effertz
  • Matthias Kohl (PhD 2015, Dissertation: Structure and dynamics of Soft Matter systems: bidisperse stackings, broken symmetries, gel networks)
  • Georgina Mastrokoukos
  • Lars Milz (now Universität Regensburg)
  • Erdal C. Oğuz (now Tel Aviv University, Homepage at HHU↗)
  • Sydney Otten
  • Matthias Sandbrink (PhD 2015, Dissertation: Tailored Colloidal Quasicrystals)

Complete list of members of the Institute of Theoretical Physics 1: .