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Priv.-Doz. Dr. Andreas Menzel Picture of Priv.-Doz. Dr. Andreas Menzel
 
Institut für Theoretische Physik II - Soft Matter
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Building 25.32
Room O2.50
Universitätsstraße 1
D-40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
 
phone: +49-211-81-12056
fax: +49-211-81-12262
e-mail: menzel <at> thphy.uni-duesseldorf.de

Research

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DFG priority programs

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Teaching WS2016/2017

Teaching SS2016

Teaching WS2015/2016

Teaching SS2014

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Curriculum Vitae

11/2014 Habilitation in Theoretical Physics
05/2013–present "Akademischer Rat a. Z." in the group of Professor H. Löwen at the Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf
10/2011–5/2013 Research associate in the group of Professor H. Löwen at the Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf
05/2011–09/2011Research associate in the group of Professor H. Pleiner and Professor K. Kremer at the Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research Mainz
11/2009–04/2011DFG research fellow in the group of Professor N. Goldenfeld at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
02/2009PhD in Physics
Nonlinear macroscopic description of liquid crystalline elastomers in external fields
Advisor: Professor H. R. Brand
03/2008–07/2008JSPS research fellow in the group of Professor T. Ohta at Kyoto University
01/2006–10/2009Research associate in the group of Professor H. R. Brand at the University of Bayreuth
10/2000–11/2005Diploma course of Physics at the University of Bayreuth

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Publications

  1. Statistical analysis of magnetically soft particles in magnetorheological elastomers  [link]
    T. Gundermann, P. Cremer, H. Löwen, A. M. Menzel, and S. Odenbach
    Smart Mater. Struct. 26, 045012 (2017)

     
  2. Forces on rigid inclusions in elastic media and resulting matrix-mediated interactions  [link]
    M. Puljiz, S. Huang, G. K. Auernhammer, and A. M. Menzel
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 238003 (2016)
    (Editors' Suggestion)

     
  3. Superelastic stress-strain behavior in ferrogels with different types of magneto-elastic coupling  [link]
    P. Cremer, H. Löwen, and A. M. Menzel
    Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 26670 (2016)

     
  4. Dynamic elastic moduli in magnetic gels: normal modes and linear response  [link]
    G. Pessot, H. Löwen, and A. M. Menzel
    J. Chem. Phys. 145, 104904 (2016)

     
  5. Hydrodynamic description of elastic or viscoelastic composite materials: relative strains as macroscopic variables  [link]
    A. M. Menzel
    Phys. Rev. E 94, 023003 (2016)

     
  6. On the way of classifying new states of active matter  [link]
    A. M. Menzel
    New J. Phys. 18, 071001 (2016)
    (Invited Perspective)

     
  7. Thermophoretically induced large-scale deformations around microscopic heat centers  [link]
    M. Puljiz, M. Orlishausen, W. Köhler, and A. M. Menzel
    J. Chem. Phys. 144, 184903 (2016)

     
  8. Dynamics of a linear magnetic "microswimmer molecule"  [link]
    S. Babel, H. Löwen, and A. M. Menzel
    Europhys. Lett. 113, 58003 (2016)

     
  9. Getting drowned in a swirl: Deformable bead-spring model microswimmers in external flow fields  [link]
    N. Küchler, H. Löwen, and A. M. Menzel
    Phys. Rev. E 93, 022610 (2016)

     
  10. Dynamical density functional theory for microswimmers  [link]
    A. M. Menzel, A. Saha, C. Hoell, and H. Löwen
    J. Chem. Phys. 144, 024115 (2016)

     
  11. Buckling of paramagnetic chains in soft gels  [link]
    S. Huang, G. Pessot, P. Cremer, R. Weeber, C. Holm, J. Nowak, S. Odenbach, A. M. Menzel, and G. K. Auernhammer
    Soft Matter 12, 228 (2016)

     
  12. Velocity and displacement statistics in a stochastic model of nonlinear friction showing bounded particle speed  [link]
    A. M. Menzel
    Phys. Rev. E 92, 052302 (2015)

     
  13. Tailoring superelasticity of soft magnetic materials  [link]
    P. Cremer, H. Löwen, and A. M. Menzel
    Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 171903 (2015)

     
  14. Towards a scale-bridging description of ferrogels and magnetic elastomers  [link]
    G. Pessot, R. Weeber, C. Holm, H. Löwen, and A. M. Menzel
    J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 27, 325105 (2015)

     
  15. Dynamical mean-field theory and weakly non-linear analysis for the phase separation of active Brownian particles  [link]
    T. Speck, A. M. Menzel, J. Bialké, and H. Löwen
    J. Chem. Phys. 142, 224109 (2015)

     
  16. Focusing by blocking: Repeatedly generating central density peaks in self-propelled particle systems by exploiting diffusive processes  [link]
    A. M. Menzel
    Europhys. Lett. 110, 38005 (2015)

     
  17. Tuned, driven, and active soft matter  [link]
    A. M. Menzel
    Phys. Rep. 554, 1 (2015)
    (Review)

     
  18. Bridging from particle to macroscopic scales in uniaxial magnetic gels  [link]
    A. M. Menzel
    J. Chem. Phys. 141, 194907 (2014)

     
  19. Tunable dynamic response of magnetic gels: impact of structural properties and magnetic fields  [link]
    M. Tarama, P. Cremer, D. Y. Borin, S. Odenbach, H. Löwen, and A. M. Menzel
    Phys. Rev. E 90, 042311 (2014)

     
  20. Structural control of elastic moduli in ferrogels and the importance of non-affine deformations  [link]
    G. Pessot, P. Cremer, D. Y. Borin, S. Odenbach, H. Löwen, and A. M. Menzel
    J. Chem. Phys. 141, 124904 (2014)

     
  21. Magnetomechanical response of bilayered magnetic elastomers  [link]
    E. Allahyarov, A. M. Menzel, L. Zhu, and H. Löwen
    Smart Mater. Struct. 23, 115004 (2014)

     
  22. Deformable microswimmer in a swirl: capturing and scattering dynamics  [link]
    M. Tarama, A. M. Menzel, and H. Löwen
    Phys. Rev. E 90, 032907 (2014)

     
  23. Effective Cahn-Hilliard equation for the phase separation of active Brownian particles  [link]
    T. Speck, J. Bialké, A. M. Menzel, and H. Löwen
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 218304 (2014)

     
  24. Active crystals and their stability  [link]
    A. M. Menzel, T. Ohta, and H. Löwen
    Phys. Rev. E 89, 022301 (2014)
    (Editors' Suggestion)

     
  25. Individual and collective dynamics of self-propelled soft particles  [link]
    M. Tarama, Y. Itino, A. M. Menzel, and T. Ohta
    Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics 223, 121 (2014)

     
  26. Unidirectional laning and migrating cluster crystals in confined self-propelled particle systems  [link]
    A. M. Menzel
    J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 25, 505103 (2013)

     
  27. Differently shaped hard body colloids in confinement: from passive to active particles  [link]
    H. H. Wensink, H. Löwen, M. Marechal, A. Härtel, R. Wittkowski, U. Zimmermann, A. Kaiser, and A. M. Menzel
    Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics 222, 3023 (2013)
    (Review)

     
  28. Dynamics of a deformable active particle under shear flow  [link]
    M. Tarama, A. M. Menzel, B. ten Hagen, R. Wittkowski, T. Ohta, and H. Löwen
    J. Chem. Phys. 139, 104906 (2013)

     
  29. Hardening transition in a one-dimensional model for ferrogels  [link]
    M. A. Annunziata, A. M. Menzel, and H. Löwen
    J. Chem. Phys. 138, 204906 (2013)

     
  30. Traveling and resting crystals in active systems  [link]
    A. M. Menzel and H. Löwen
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 055702 (2013)

     
  31. Soft deformable self-propelled particles  [link]
    A. M. Menzel and T. Ohta
    Europhys. Lett. 99, 58001 (2012)

     
  32. Collective motion of binary self-propelled particle mixtures  [link]
    A. M. Menzel
    Phys. Rev. E 85, 021912 (2012)

     
  33. Density and concentration field description of nonperiodic structures  [link]
    A. M. Menzel
    Phys. Rev. E 84, 051505 (2011)

     
  34. Effect of Coulombic friction on spatial displacement statistics  [link]
    A. M. Menzel and N. Goldenfeld
    Phys. Rev. E 84, 011122 (2011)

     
  35. Response of prestretched nematic elastomers to external fields  [link]
    A. M. Menzel, H. Pleiner, and H. R. Brand
    Eur. Phys. J. E 30, 371 (2009)

     
  36. On the nonlinear stress-strain behavior of nematic elastomers — materials of two coupled preferred directions  [link]
    A. M. Menzel, H. Pleiner, and H. R. Brand
    J. Appl. Phys. 105, 013503 (2009)

     
  37. Instabilities in nematic elastomers in external electric and magnetic fields  [link]
    A. M. Menzel and H. R. Brand
    Eur. Phys. J. E 26, 235 (2008)

     
  38. Highly ordered patterns of parabolic focal conics in lamellar lyotropic systems  [link]
    C. Wolf and A. M. Menzel
    J. Phys. Chem. B 112, 5007 (2008)

     
  39. Nonlinear relative rotations in liquid crystalline elastomers  [link]
    A. M. Menzel, H. Pleiner, and H. R. Brand
    J. Chem. Phys. 126, 234901 (2007)

     
  40. Cholesteric elastomers in external mechanical and electric fields  [link]
    A. M. Menzel and H. R. Brand
    Phys. Rev. E 75, 011707 (2007)

     
  41. Rotatoelectricity in cholesteric side-chain liquid single crystal elastomers  [link]
    A. M. Menzel and H. R. Brand
    J. Chem. Phys. 125, 194704 (2006)

     

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