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Publications & Popular Articles

Selected Publications

S. Lange, B.M. Friedrich: Sperm chemotaxis in marine species is optimal at physiological flow rates according theory of filament surfing, PLoS Comp. Biol., 17(4): e1008826, 2021

J.A. Kromer, N. de la Cruz, B.M. Friedrich: Chemokinetic scattering, trapping, and avoidance of active Brownian particles, Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 118101, 2020

H. Morales-Navarrete, H. Nonaka, A. Scholich, F. Segovia-Miranda, W. de Back, K. Meyer, R.L. Bogorad, V. Koteliansky, L. Brusch, Y. Kalaidzidis*, F. Jülicher*, B.M. Friedrich*, M. Zerial*: Liquid-crystal organization of liver tissue, eLife 8, e44860, 2019 (*shared corresponding author)

J.F. Jikeli*, L. Alvarez*, B.M. Friedrich*, L.G. Wilson*, R. Pascal, R. Colin, M. Pichlo, A. Rennhack, C. Brenker, U.B. Kaupp: Sperm navigation along helical paths in 3D chemoattractant landscapes, Nature Communications 6, 7985, 2015 (*equal contribution)

S. Werner, T. Stückemann, M. Beiran Amigo, J.C. Rink, F. Jülicher, B.M. Friedrich: Scaling and regeneration of self-organized patterns, Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, p. 138101, 2015

Publications

A. Solovev, B.M. Friedrich: Synchronization in cilia carpets: multiple metachronal waves are stable, but one wave dominates, New J. Phys. 24 013015, 2022

A. Solovev, B.M. Friedrich: Synchronization in cilia carpets and the Kuramoto model with local coupling: breakup of global synchronization in the presence of noise, Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear  Science 32 013124, 2022 (arXiv:2109.08639)

A. Solovev, B.M. Friedrich: Lagrangian Mechanics of Active Systems, Eur. Phys. J. E 44:49, 2021 

S. Lange, B.M. Friedrich: Sperm chemotaxis in marine species is optimal at physiological flow rates according theory of filament surfing, New J. Phys., 23:043026, 2021

M. Novak, B.M. Friedrich: Bayesian gradient sensing in the presence of rotational diffusion, New J. Phys. 23:043026, 2021

S. Lange, B.M. Friedrich: Network permeability changes according to a quadratic power law upon removal of a single edge, Europhysics Letters 134 64002, 2021 

Friedrich Striggow, Lidiia Nadporozhskaia, B.M. Friedrich, O.G. Schmidt, M. Medina-Sánchez: Micromotor-mediated sperm constrictions for improved swimming performance, Eur. Phys. J. E 44:67, 2021

A. Gong, S. Rode, G. Gompper, U.B. Kaupp, J. Elgeti, B.M. Friedrich, L. Alvarez: Reconstruction of the 3D beat pattern underlying swimming behaviors of sperm, Eur. Phys. J. E 44:87, 2021

J.A. Kromer, A. Auconi, B.M. Friedrich: Composite search of active particles in three-dimensional space based on non-directional cues, ChemNanoMat 7:1057, 2021

A. Auconi, B.M. Friedrich, A. Giansanti: Fluctuation-response theorem for Kullback-Leibler divergences to quantify causation, EPL, 135:28002, 2021

I. Babenko, B.M. Friedrich, N. Kröger: Structure and Morphogenesis of the Frustule (book chapter), in press at Springer

A. Scholich, S. Syga, H. Morales-Navarrete, F. Segovia-Miranda, H. Nonaka, K. Meyer, W. de Back, L. Brusch, Y. Kalaidzidis, M. Zerial, F. Jülicher, B.M. Friedrich: Quantification of nematic cell polarity in three-dimensional tissues, PLoS Comp. Biol. 16(12): e1008412, 2020

J. Karschau, A. Scholich, J. Wise, H. Morales-Navarette, Y. Kalaidzidis, M. Zerial, B.M. Friedrich: Resilience of three-dimensional sinusoidal networks in liver tissue, PLoS Comp. Biol. 16(6), e1007965, 2020

F. Striggow, M. Medina-Sánchez, V. Magdanz, G.K. Auernhammer, B.M. Friedrich, O.G. Schmidt: Sperm-driven micromotors moving in oviduct fluid and viscoelastic media, Small 16, 2000213, 2020

J.A. Kromer, N. de la Cruz, B.M. Friedrich: Chemokinetic scattering, trapping, and avoidance of active Brownian particles, Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 118101, 2020

H. Morales-Navarrete, H. Nonaka, A. Scholich, F. Segovia-Miranda, W. de Back, K. Meyer, R.L. Bogorad, V. Koteliansky, L. Brusch, Y. Kalaidzidis*, F. Jülicher*, B.M. Friedrich*, M. Zerial*: Liquid-crystal organization of liver tissue, eLife 8, e44860, 2019 (*shared corresponding author)

A. Gong, S. Rode, U.B. Kaupp, G. Gompper, J. Elgeti, B.M. Friedrich, and L. Alvarez: The steering gaits of sperm, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B. 375(1792), 20190149, 2019

A. Thommen*, S. Werner*, O. Frank*, J. Philipp, O. Knittelfelder, Y. Quek, K. Fahmy, A. Shevchenko, B.M. Friedrich, F. Jülicher, Frank, J.C. Rink: Body size-dependent energy storage causes Kleiber’s law scaling of the metabolic rate in planarians, eLife 8, e38187, 2019

N. Biere, M. Ghaffar, A. Doebbe, D. Jäger, N. Rothe, B.M. Friedrich, R. Hofestädt, F. Schreiber, O. Kruse, B. Sommer: Heuristic modeling and 3D stereoscopic visualization of a Chlamydomonas reinhardtii cell, Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics 15(2), 2018

J. Karschau, M. Zimmerling, B.M. Friedrich: Renormalization group theory for percolation in time-varying networks, Scientific Reports 8, 8011, 2018

B.M. Friedrich: Load response of shape-changing microswimmers scales with their energy efficiency, Phys. Rev. E 97, 042416, 2018

D.A. Hidalgo, S. Werner, O. Wartlick, M. González-Gaitán, B.M. Friedrich, F. Jülicher: Dynamic gradient scaling as a critical point of growth control, Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 198102, 2018

J. A. Kromer, S. Märcker, S. Lange, C. Baier, B.M. Friedrich: Decision making for sperm chemotaxis in the presence of noise, PLoS Comp. Biol. 14(4): e1006109, 2018

Preprints/Submitted

C. Ringers, S. Bialonski, J.N. Hansen, M. Ege, B.M. Friedrich, N. Jurisch-Yaksi: Locally synchronized ciliary domains and 1 tissue-scale cilia alignment underlie global metachronal wave patterns, sub judice (bioRxiv:10.1101/2021.11.23.469646)

H. Hamzeh, A. Gong, M. Balbach, D. Fridman, H.G. Körschen, R. Pascal, F. Lavryk, A. Rennhack, R. Seifert, A. Hernandez-Clavijo, S. Pifferi, V. Dusend, B.K. Fleischmann, P. Sasse, A. Menini, B.M. Friedrich, L. Alvarez, U.B. Kaupp: Deciphering rapid cell signaling and remote control of cell motility by reverse opto-chemical engineering, sub judice

A. Auconi, M. Novak, B.M. Friedrich: Gradient sensing in Bayesian chemotaxis (arXiv:2111.09630)

Popular articles in German

Schlagkräftiger Mikroantrieb – popular article on dynamics of cilia and flagella in Physik-Journal 12/2017 © Wiley-VCH Verlag

Grünalgen wackeln sich in den Takt – popular article on flagellar synchronization

Eine schwimmende Sinneszelle – popular article on flagellar swimming and steering

Youtube video of synchronizing metronomes