Horbach Group

Dr. Simon Schnyder Picture of Dr. Simon Schnyder
Institut für Theoretische Physik II - Soft Matter
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Building 25.32
Room O2.37
Universitätsstraße 1
D-40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
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Curriculum Vitae

06/2014-11/2014 Research associate in the group of J. Horbach at the institute of theoretical physics II, Universität Düsseldorf.
07/2011-05/2014 Ph.D. student in the group of J. Horbach at the institute of theoretical physics II, Universität Düsseldorf. Thesis: Anomalous transport in heterogeneous media. PDF
06/2010-06/2011 Ph.D. student in the group of J. Horbach at the institute of materials physics in space, DLR Köln.
04/2007-08/2007 Internship at the low temperature physics laboratory with K. Kono, RIKEN, Wako-shi, Saitama, Japan.
10/2004-01/2010 Diploma in physics, Universität Konstanz. Diploma thesis in the group of Th. Voigtmann: Analysis of transport processes in glass-forming fluids in mode-coupling theory. PDF


07/2013 Speaker at the 7th International Discussion Meeting on Relaxations in Complex Systems, Barcelona: mobile particles in a frozen network.
02/2013 Speaker at the 2nd International Workshop on Nonlinear Response in Complex Matter, Erlangen: localization of fluids in heterogeneous media.
11/2011 Speaker at the workshop Glastag, Universität Marburg: tracer dynamics in disordered media (in 3d).
04/2011 Speaker at the spring school on evolution equations, Universität Konstanz: localization transitions within mode-coupling theory.


  1. Simon K. Schnyder, Markus Spanner, Felix Höfling, Thomas Franosch, and Jürgen Horbach, Rounding of the localization transition in model porous media, Soft Matter, DOI: 10.1039/c4sm02334j (2014). PDF, Soft Matter
  2. Thomas O. E. Skinner, Simon K. Schnyder, Dirk G. A. L. Aarts, Jürgen Horbach, Roel P. A. Dullens, Localization dynamics of fluids in random confinement, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 128301 (2013). PDF, PRL
  3. Markus Spanner, Simon K. Schnyder, Felix Höfling, Thomas Voigtmann, Thomas Franosch, Dynamic arrest in model porous media -- intermediate scattering functions, Soft Matter 9, 1604–1611 (2013). arXiv
  4. Simon K. Schnyder, Felix Höfling, Thomas Franosch, Thomas Voigtmann, Long-wavelength anomalies in the asymptotic behavior of mode-coupling theory, J.Phys.: Condens. Matter 23, 234121 (2011). arxiv
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