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, arXiv:1612.05525, submitted, April (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

S. Esmaeili, D. Labavic, M. Pleimling and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Physical aging in deterministic classical oscillators, submitted for publication (2017).

D. Labavic and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Temporal self-similar synchronization patterns and scaling in repulsively coupled oscillators, arXiv:1705.04079, submitted for publication (2017).

D. Labavic and H. Meyer-Ortmanns, Emerging long orbits and self-similar temporal sequences in classical oscillators, arXiv: 1701.0688, submitted for publication (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)