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Paper of the Year

Leakage near percolation

Wolf B. Dapp and Martin H. Müser,
Fluid leakage near the percolation threshold,
Sci. Rep. 6, 19513 (2016).
DOI: 110.1038/srep19513.
http://arxiv.org/abs/1512.00186 (submitted version).



Systematically modified embedded-atom potentials

Jari Jalkanen and Martin H. Müser,
Systematic analysis and modification of embedded-atom potentials: Case study of copper,
Model. Simul. Mater. Sc. Eng. 23, 074001 (2015).
DOI:   10.1088/0965-0393/23/7/074001
(accepted version).



Landau Theory for PCMs

Matthias Thielen, Razvan A. Nistor, Guillermo Beltramo, Margret Giesen, and Martin H. Müser,
Landau theory for stress-induced, order-disorder transitions in phase change materials ,
Phys. Rev. B 89, 054101 (2014). (accepted version)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.89.054101



Atomistic battery discharge simulations

W. B. Dapp and M. H. Müser,
Redox reactions with empirical potentials: Atomistic battery discharge simulations,
J. Chem. Phys. 139, 064106 (2013); (accepted version).

DOI: 10.1063/1.4817772, arXiv: http://arxiv.org/abs/1308.3424



Contact percolation and leakage

W. B. Dapp, A. Lücke, B. N. J. Persson, and M. H. Müser,
Self-affine elastic contacts: percolation and leakage
Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 244301 (2012); (accepted version).
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.244301



Velocity dependence of friction

M. H. Müser,
The velocity dependence of kinetic friction in the Prandtl-Tomlinson model,
Phys. Rev. B 84, 125419 (2011); (accepted version), DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.84.125419



The crucial role of chemical detail for slip boundary conditions

L.-T. Kong, C. Denniston, and M. H. Müser,
The crucial role of chemical detail for slip boundary conditions: Molecular dynamics simulations of linear oligomers between sliding aluminium surfaces ,
Model. Simul. Mater. Sc. Eng.18, 034004 (2010); doi (10.1088/0965-0393/18/3/034004); (accepted version).



Evidence for electronic gap-driven metal-semiconductor transition in phase-change materials

D. Shakhvorostov, R. A. Nistor, L. Krusin-Elbaum, G. J. Martyna, D. M. Newns, B. G. Elmegreen, X. Liu, Z. E. Hughes, S. Paul, C. Cabral Jr., S. Raoux, D. B. Shrekenhamer, D. N. Basov, Y. Song, and M. H. Müser,
Evidence for electronic gap-driven metal-semiconductor transition in phase-change materials,
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 106, 10907-10911 (2009).
DOI information: 10.1073/pnas.0812942106.



A rigorous, field-theoretical approach to the contact mechanics of rough, elastic solids

M. H. Müser,
A rigorous, field-theoretical approach to the contact mechanics of rough, elastic solids,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 055504 (2008), accepted version, mathematical appendix.



Contact mechanics of real vs. randomly rough surfaces

C. Campana and M. H. Müser,
Contact mechanics of real vs. randomly rough surfaces: A Green’s function molecular dynamics study,
Europhys. Lett. 77, 38005 (2007) (accepted version).



A generalization of the charge equilibration method for non-metallic materials

R. A. Nistor, J. G. Polihronov, M. H. Müser, and N. J. Mosey,
A generalization of the charge equilibration method for non-metallic materials,
J. Chem. Phys. 125, 094108 (2006). (accepted version); (auxiliary electronic material).



Molecular mechanisms for the functionality of lubricant additives

N. J. Mosey, M. H. Müser, and T. K. Woo,
Molecular mechanisms for the functionality of lubricant additives,
Science 307, 1612-1615 (2005); (full version / abstract only).
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  • Structural lubricity: Role of dimension and symmetry

    M. H. Müser,
    Structural lubricity: Role of dimension and symmetry,
    Europhys. Lett. 66, 97-103 (2004); cond-mat/0311182.



    Statistical mechanics of static and low-velocity kinetic friction

    M. H. Müser, M. Urbakh, and M. O. Robbins,
    Statistical mechanics of static and low-velocity kinetic friction,
    Adv. Chem. Phys. 126, 187-272 (2003). Available upon request.



    Nature of mechanical instabilities and their effect on kinetic friction

    M. H. Müser,
    Nature of mechanical instabilities and their effect on kinetic friction,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, art. nr. 224301 (2002); cond-mat/0204395.



    Simple microscopic theory of Amontons’ laws for static friction

    M. H. Müser, L. Wenning, and M. O. Robbins,
    Simple microscopic theory of Amontons’ laws for static friction,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 1295 (2001); cond-mat/0004494.



    Conditions for static friction between flat, crystalline surfaces

    M. H. Müser and M. O. Robbins,
    Conditions for static friction between flat, crystalline surfaces,
    Phys. Rev. B 61, 2335 (2000).



    Adsorbed layers and the origin of static friction

    G. He, M. H. Müser, and M. O. Robbins,
    Adsorbed layers and the origin of static friction,
    Science 284, 1650 (1999).



    Orientational quantum melting and reentrance of linear rotors pinned onto surfaces

    M. H. Müser and J. Ankerhold,
    Orientational quantum melting and reentrance of linear rotors pinned onto surfaces,
    Europhys. Lett. 44, 216 (1998).



    Circumventing the pathological behavior of path-integral Monte Carlo for systems with Coulomb potentials

    M. H. Müser and B. J. Berne,
    Circumventing the pathological behavior of path-integral Monte Carlo for systems with Coulomb potentials,
    J. Chem. Phys. 107, 571 (1997).



    The path-integral Monte Carlo scheme for rigid tops

    M. H. Müser and B. J. Berne,
    The path-integral Monte Carlo scheme for rigid tops: Application to quantum rotator phase transition in solid methane,
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 77, 2638 (1996).



    Path-integral Monte Carlo of crystalline Lennard-Jones systems

    M. H. Müser, P. Nielaba, and K. Binder,
    Path-integral Monte Carlo of crystalline Lennard-Jones systems,
    Phys. Rev. B 51, 2723 (1995).