Publications

Books

H. Meyer-Ortmanns and S. Thurner as editors, Principles of Evolution: From the Planck Epoch to Complex Multicellular Life, The Frontiers Collection. p.1-386  (Springer, Heidelberg, 2011) .

H. Meyer-Ortmanns and T. Reisz as authors, Principles of Phase Structures in Particle Physics, Lecture Notes in Physics 77, 682 pages (World Scientific, Singapore 2007).

H. Meyer-Ortmanns and A. Klümper as editors, Proceedings of the Workshop on Field Theoretical Tools for Polymer and Particle Physics in Wuppertal (June 17-19, 1997), Lecture Notes in Physics, Vol. 508, p.1-258 (Springer, Heidelberg, 1998).


Contribution to Books

H. Meyer-Ortmanns, On the Success and Limitations of Reductionism in Physics, in: Why More is Different. Philosophical Issues in Condensed Matter Physics and Complex Systems. The Frontiers Collection.  B. Falkenburg and M. Morrison, eds., (Springer, Heidelberg, 2015) , p.13-39.

H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Functional Complexity Based on Topology, p.1-15.  Advances in Network Complexity, M. Dehmer, A. Mowshowitz, and F. Emmert-Streib, eds. , (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013) .

H. Meyer-Ortmanns and D. Labavic, Demographic Fluctuations and Inherent Time Scales in a Genetic Circuit, Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, CSS-arXiv: paper 27 (2012).

H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Introduction,  in: Principles of Evolution: From the Planck Epoch to Complex Multicellular Life, p.1-44. The Frontiers Collection.  H.Meyer-Ortmanns and S. Thurner, eds., (Springer, Heidelberg, 2011).


Journal papers ordered with respect to topics

Stability of Power Grids

M. Mureddu and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Extreme prices in electricity balancing markets from an approach of statistical physics, to be published in Physica A, (2017).

M. Mureddu, Representation of the German transmission grid for Renewable Energy Sources, arXiv:1612.05532.

M. Rohden, D. Witthaut, M. Timme, and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Curing critical links in oscillator networks as power flow models,  New J. Phys. 19, 013002 (2017).

M. Mureddu, G. Caldarelli, A. Damiano, A. Scala and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Islanding the power grid on the transmission level: less connections for more security, Sci. Rep. 6, 34797; doi: 10.1038/srep34797 (2016).

D. Labavic, R. Suciu, H. Meyer-Ortmanns and S. Kettemann, Long-range response to transmission line disturbances in  DC electricity grids, Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics (EPJ ST) on “Resilient power grids and extreme events”,  223, 2517-2525  (2014).

Statistical Physics Far From Equilibrium and Nonlinear Stochastic Processes

D. Labavic and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Long-period clocks from short-period oscillators,  Chaos 27, 083103 (2017).

S. Esmaeili, D. Labavic, M. Pleimling and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Breaking of time-translation invariance in Kuramoto dynamics with multiple time scales,   Europhys. Lett.118,  40006 (2017).

D. Labavic and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Temporal self-similar synchronization patterns and scaling in repulsively coupled oscillators, arXiv:1705.04079, to be published in Pramana, J.Phys. (2017).

D. Labavic and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Rock-paper-scissors played within competing domains in predator-prey games, arXiv:1608.05553, 42 pages, and J. Stat. Mech., 113402~1-21 (2016).

H. Nagel, H. Meyer-Ortmanns, and W. Janke, Boundary-drive-induced formation of    aggregate condensates in stochastic transport with short-range interactions,         Europhys. Lett. 111, 30001 (2015).

D. Labavic and H. Meyer-Ortmanns,  On the arrest of synchronized oscillations, Europhys.Lett. 109, 10 001-p1-p6 (2015).

D. Labavic and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Networks of coupled circuits: From a versatile toggle switch to collective coherent behavior, Chaos 24, 043118 1-14 (2014) .

H. Nagel, D. Labavic, H. Meyer-Ortmanns, and W. Janke, Open boundary conditions in stochastic transport processes with pair-factorized steady states, in: Computer Simulation Studies in Condensed-Matter Physics XXVII, eds. H.-B. Schüttler, S. Lewis, M. Bachmann, and D.P. Landau, Physics Procedia 57, 77 (2014).

D. Labavic and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, A simple mechanism for controlling the onset and arrest of collective oscillations in genetic circuits,  arXiv:1402.0990.

F. Ionita and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Aging of classical oscillators, Phys. Rev. Lett.112, 094101 (2014).

F. Ionita, D. Labavic, M. Zaks, and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Order-by-disorder in classical oscillator systems, Eur. Phys. J. B 86(12), 511-524 (2013).

D. Labavic, H. Nagel, W. Janke, and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Caveats in modeling a common motif in  genetic circuits,  Phys. Rev. E87, 062706(11) , 11 pages (2013).

A. Garai, B. Waclaw, H. Nagel, and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Stochastic  description of a bistable fustrated unit,  J. Stat. Mech.  P01009, 28 pages (2012).

B. Waclaw, J. Sopik, W. Janke, and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Mass condensation on networks, J. Phys.: Conference Series, JPCS 246, 012011 (2010).

B. Waclaw, J. Sopik, W. Janke, and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Mass condensation in one dimension with pair-factorized steady states,  J. Stat. Mech. P10021 October (2009), 29 pages.

B. Waclaw, J. Sopik, W. Janke, and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Tuning the shape of the condensate in spontaneous symmetry breaking, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 080602-080606 (2009).

B. Waclaw, J. Sopik, W. Janke, and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Pair-factorized steady states on arbitrary graphs,  J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 42,  315003-315011 (2009).

B. Waclaw, J. Sopik, W. Janke, and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Pair-factorization of steady states on a ring, arXiv:0901.3664v1 (2009).

Nonlinear Dynamics, Synchronization, Frustration and Chaos

P. Kaluza and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, A network of phase oscillators as a device for sequential pattern generation, arXiv:1107.2294v2 [nlin.CD] (2011)

P. Kaluza and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, On the role of frustration in excitable systems,
Chaos 20, 043111-1-11 (2010) (11 pages),  selected for Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research — November 15, 20 (10) (2010)

S.H.Yook and H.Meyer-Ortmanns, Synchronization of Rössler oscillators on scale-free topologies, Physica A 371 (2), 781-789 (2006).

F.Radicchi and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Entrainment of coupled oscillators on regular networks by pacemakers, Phys. Rev. E 73, 036218 1-7 (2006)

F.Radicchi and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Reentrant Synchronization and Pattern Formation in Pacemaker-Entrained Kuramoto Oscillators, Phys.Rev.E 74, 026203 1-9 (2006)

Dynamical Processes on Complex Networks

P. Kaluza, C. Strege and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Noise as control parameter in excitable media: Role of the network topology, Phys. Rev. E 82, 036104 (2010)

A. Samal and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Preferential attachment renders an evolving network of  populations  robust against crashes, Physica A 388, 1535-1545 (2009)

F. Radicchi, Y.Y. Ahn and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Impact of the updating scheme on stationary states of networks, J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 41 224010~1—7 (2008)

F. Radicchi, D.Vilone  and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Universality class of  triad dynamics  on a triangular lattice, Phys.Rev.E 75, 021118~1-9 (2007)

F. Radicchi, D.Vilone, S.Yoon, and H. Meyer-Ortmanns: Social Balance as a Satisfiability Problem of Computer Science, Phys.Rev.E 75, 026106~1-17 (2007)

T.  Tesileanu and H.Meyer-Ortmanns,  Competition of languages and their Hamming distance, Int. J. Mod. Phys. C17(2), 259-277 (2006)

X. Li, H. Meyer-Ortmanns and X.Wang, Chaotic and periodic spreading dynamics in discrete small-world networks, IEEE Int. Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2005), May 23-26 Kobe, 280-283, (2005).

S.H. Yook, F. Radicchi and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Self-similar scale-free networks and disassortativity, Phys.Rev.E 72, 045105 1-4 (2005), Rapid Communications.

H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Functional Complexity Index for Metabolic and Genetic Networks, Physica  A 346/1-2, 123-131 (2005)

H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Functional Complexity Measure for Networks, Physica A 337,  679-690 (2004)

D. Stauffer and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Simulation of consensus model of Deffuant et al. on a Barabási-Albert network, Int. J. Mod. Phys. C15, 241- 246 (2004)

H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Immigration, integration and ghetto formation, Int. J. Mod.Phys. C 14, 311-320 (2003)

H. Meyer-Ortmanns,  Catastrophical senescence of the Pacific Salmon without mutation-accumulation, Int.J.Mod.Phys.C12, 319-323 (2001)

Statistical Physics and Quantum Field Theory (General)

F. Radicchi, D.Vilone  and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Phase transition between synchronous and asynchronous updating algorithms, J.Stat.Phys. 129. 593 (2007) (11 pages).

H. Meyer-Ortmanns and T.Reisz, Dynamical linked cluster expansions with  applications to disordered systems, Eur.Phys.J.B27, 549-558 (2002)

H. Meyer-Ortmanns, P.T.Landsberg, S.Abe, A.K.Rajagopal, and T.Yamano, A note on limitations of standard thermodynamics, Ann.Phys. (Leipzig) 11, 457-460 (2002)

H. Meyer-Ortmanns and T.Reisz, Dynamical linked  cluster expansions: A novel expansion scheme for point-link-point interactions, Int.J.Mod.Phys.A14, 947-985 (1999)

H. Meyer-Ortmanns and T.Reisz, The monotony criterion for a finite size scaling analysis of phase transitions, J. Math. Phys. 39, 5316-5323 (1998)

H. Meyer-Ortmanns and T.Reisz, Critical  phenomena with convergent series expansions in a finite volume, J.Stat.Phys.87, 755-798 (1997)

H. Meyer-Ortmanns and T.Trappenberg, Surface  tension from finite volume vacuum tunneling in the 3d-Ising model, J.Stat.Phys.58, 185-198 (1990)

H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Applications of Zimmermann’s reduction of couplings in  Phi4-models, Phys.Lett.186B, 195-199 (1987)

H. Meyer-Ortmanns,  Proposal of a new upgrading  procedure for Monte Carlo experiments, Z. Phys.C27, 553-558 (1985)

The Phase Structure of Particle Physics

H. Meyer-Ortmanns,  Phase transitions in quantum chromodynamics,                                     Rev. Mod. Phys. 68, 474-592 (1996)

Effective Continuum Descriptions of Quantum Chromodynamics

H. Meyer-Ortmanns and B.-J.Schaefer, How sharp is the chiral crossover phenomenon for realistic meson masses? Phys.Rev.D53, 6586-6601 (1996)

D. Metzger, H. Meyer-Ortmanns and H.-J.Pirner, Chiral symmetry restoration at finite temperature in the linear sigma model, Phys. Lett.B321, 66-74 (1994);  Erratum, Phys. Lett.B328}547 (1994)

H. Meyer-Ortmanns, H.-J.Pirner and B.-J.Schaefer, Chiral Thermodynamics in the 1/N expansion, Phys. Lett.B311, 213-218 (1993)

H. Meyer-Ortmanns and A. Patkós, On the temperature dependent effective potential of scalar field  theories, Phys. Lett.B297, 331-336 (1992)

H. Meyer-Ortmanns, H.-J.Pirner and A.Patkós, Mass sensitivity of chiral symmetry restoration at finite temperature, Phys.Lett.B295, 255-262 (1992)

H. Meyer-Ortmanns, H.-J.Pirner and A.Patkós, Chiral symmetry restoration in the linear sigma model, Int.J.Mod.Phys.C3, 993-1009 (1992)

Lattice Gauge Theory of Quantum Chromodynamics and Related Models

B. Berg,  H. Meyer-Ortmanns, and A. Velytsky, Dynamics of phase transitions with hysteresis measurements II, Phys.Rev.D70, 054505 1-12 (2004)

B. Berg, U. Heller, H. Meyer-Ortmanns, and A. Velytsky, Dynamics of phase transitions with hysteresis measurements I, Phys. Rev. D 69, 034501 1-11 (2004)

H. Arkan, B.Berg, T.Celik and H.Meyer-Ortmanns,  Study of phase separation in a first-order phase transition:  nucleation versus spinodal decomposition,  Int.J.Mod.Phys.C10, 1261-1269  (1999)

F. Karsch and H.Meyer-Ortmanns, Phase structure of O(N)-symmetric Phi(6)-models at small and intermediate N, Phys. Lett.193B,  489-494 (1987)

A. Duncan, H. Meyer-Ortmanns and R.Roskies, Variational methods in supersymmetric lattice  field theory: The  vacuum sector, Phys.Rev.D36 3788-3796 (1987)

K.C. Bowler, A. Hasenfratz, P. Hasenfratz, U. Heller, F. Karsch, R.D. Kenway, H. Meyer-Ortmanns, I.Montvay, G.S. Pawley  and D.J. Wallace, Monte Carlo renormalization group studies of SU(3) lattice gauge theory, Nucl. Phys.B257, FS14, 155-172 (1985)

H. Meyer-Ortmanns and I.Montvay, Monte-Carlo studies of glueball masses in SU(2),  Phys. Lett.145B, 251-255 (1984)

H. Meyer-Ortmanns, The vortex free energy in the  screening phase of the   Z(2)-Higgs model, Nucl.Phys.B235, FS11, 115-122 (1984)

H. Meyer-Ortmanns,  Unexpected behavior of an order parameter for lattice gauge theories with matter fields, Nucl.Phys.B230, FS10, 31-48 (1984)

G.Mack and H. Meyer, A disorder parameter that  tests for confinement in gauge theories with quark fields, Nucl.Phys.B200, 249-265 (1982)

Classical Generalizations of Einstein’s General Relativity

H. Meyer,  Møller’s tetrad theory of gravitation  as a special case of Poincaré  gauge theory – a coincidence?, GRG 14, 531-547 (1982)