Emergent collective behavior of anisotropic self-propelled particles
Emergent collective behavior of anisotropic self-propelled particles
Multiscale modeling of molecular self-organization on surfaces
Multiscale modeling of molecular self-organization on surfaces
Stochastic thermodynamics of colloidal and molecular engines
Stochastic thermodynamics of colloidal and molecular engines

Institute for Theoretical Physics IV

The world around us is complex and out of equilibrium. Our goal is to expose and model the physical principles underlying the self-organization and collective behavior on the molecular and colloidal scale. We study mainly minimal models that capture universal aspects of the underlying physics and use a combination of numerical and analytical tools from statistical physics.

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