S. Hosseini, P. Moretti, D. Konstantinidis, M. Zaiser
Beam network model for fracture of materials with hierarchical microstructure,
International Journal of Fracture, 2021. BibTeX

S. Bonfanti, R. Guerra, M. Zaiser, S. Zapperi
Digital strategies for structured and architected materials design,
APL Materials 9, p. 020904, 2021. BibTeX

S. Ahmadi, K. Jacob, F. Wendler, A. Padhy, M. Kohl
Active Damping of Thin Film Shape Memory Alloy Devices,
PAMM 20, 2021. BibTeX

H. Fan, Q. Wang, J. El-Awady, D. Raabe, M. Zaiser
Strain rate dependency of dislocation plasticity,
Nature Communications 12, 2021. BibTeX

R. Wu and M. Zaiser
Cell structure formation in a two-dimensional density-based dislocation dynamics model,
Matererials Theory 5, p. 3, 2021. BibTeX

J. Zhao, X. Lu, J. Liu, C. Bao, G. Kang, M. Zaiser, X. Zhang
The tension-compression behavior of gradient structured materials: A deformation-mechanism-based strain gradient plasticity model,
Mechanics of Materials 159, p. 103912, 2021. BibTeX


H. Löwe, M. Zaiser, S. Mösinger, S. Schleef
Snow Mechanics Near the Ductile-Brittle Transition: Compressive Stick-Slip and Snow Microquakes,
Geophysical Research Letters 47, 2020. BibTeX

S. Nasiri, C. Greff, K. Wang, M. Yang, Q. Li, P. Moretti, M. Zaiser
Multilayer Structures of Graphene and Pt Nanoparticles: A Multiscale Computational Study,
Advanced Engineering Materials, p. 2000207, 2020. BibTeX

P. Moretti and M. Hütt
Link-usage asymmetry and collective patterns emerging from rich-club organization of complex networks,
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117, p. 18332-18340, 2020. BibTeX

S. Biswas, D. Castellanos, M. Zaiser
Prediction of creep failure time using machine learning,
Scientific Reports 10, 2020. BibTeX

M. Zaiser and S. Zapperi 2020: Exaptation in Physics and Materials Science, in C. La Porta, S. Zapperi, L. Pilotti (ed.), Understanding Innovation Through Exaptation, Springer International Publishing, The Frontiers Collection, Cham, pp. 35-45. BibTeX

J. Ritter, H. Löwe, J. Gaume
Microstructural controls of anticrack nucleation in highly porous brittle solids,
Scientific Reports 10, 2020. BibTeX

S. Esfandiary, A. Safari, J. Renner, P. Moretti, M. Muñoz
Anomalous Lifshitz dimension in hierarchical networks of brain connectivity,
Physical Review Research 2, 2020. BibTeX

J. Quintana, S. Hiemer, N. Duarte, T. Osswald
Implementation of shear thinning behavior in the fused filament fabrication melting model: Analytical solution and experimental validation,
Additive Manufacturing, p. 101687, 2020. BibTeX

L. Seigner, O. Bezsmertna, S. Fähler, G. Tshikwand, F. Wendler, M. Kohl
Origami-Inspired Shape Memory Folding Microactuator,
Proceedings 64, p. 6, 2020. BibTeX


I. Channa, A. Distler, M. Zaiser, C. Brabec, H. Egelhaaf
Thin Film Encapsulation of Organic Solar Cells by Direct Deposition of Polysilazanes from Solution,
Advanced Energy Materials 0, p. 1900598, 2019. BibTeX

S. Lu, B. Zhang, X. Li, J. Zhao, M. Zaiser, H. Fan, X. Zhang
Grain boundary effect on nanoindentation: A multiscale discrete dislocation dynamics model,
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2019. BibTeX

P. Moretti, J. Renner, A. Safari, M. Zaiser
Graph theoretical approaches for the characterization of damage in hierarchical materials,
The European Physical Journal B 92, p. 97, 2019. BibTeX

R. Wu and M. Zaiser
Cyclic-loading microstructure-property relations from a mesoscale perspective: An example of single crystal Nickel-based superalloys.,
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 770, p. 964-971, 2019. BibTeX

J. Zhai and M. Zaiser
Properties of dislocation lines in crystals with strong atomic-scale disorder,
Materials Science and Engineering A 740-741, p. 285-294, 2019. BibTeX

X. Zhang, J. Xiong, H. Fan, M. Zaiser
Microplasticity and yielding in crystals with heterogeneous dislocation distribution,
Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 2019. BibTeX

D. Castellanos and M. Zaiser
Statistical dynamics of early creep stages in disordered materials,
The European Physical Journal B 92, p. 139, 2019. BibTeX

D. Wei, M. Zaiser, Z. Feng, G. Kang, H. Fan, X. Zhang
Effects of twin boundary orientation on plasticity of bicrystalline copper micropillars: A discrete dislocation dynamics simulation study,
Acta Materialia 176, p. 289-296, 2019. BibTeX

P. Moretti and M. Zaiser
Network analysis predicts failure of materials and structures,
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116, p. 16666-16668, 2019. BibTeX

S. Biswas and M. Zaiser
Avalanche dynamics in hierarchical fiber bundles,
Phys. Rev. E 100, p. 022133, 2019. BibTeX

K. Jacob, S. Ahmadi, F. Wendler, S. Miyazaki, M. Gueltig, M. Kohl
Shape Memory Foil-Based Active Micro Damping for Portable Applications,
20th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Eurosensors XXXIII (TRANSDUCERS EUROSENSORS XXXIII), p. 590-593, 2019. BibTeX

S. Nasiri, K. Wang, M. Yang, Q. Li, M. Zaiser
Nickel coated carbon nanotubes in aluminum matrix composites: a multiscale simulation study,
The European Physical Journal B 92, p. 186, 2019. BibTeX

N. Gunkelmann, D. Serero, A. Glielmo, M. Montaine, M. Heckel, T. Pöschel 2019: Stochastic Nature of Particle Collisions and its Impact on Granular Material Properties, in S. Antonyuk (ed.), Particles in Contact: Micro Mechanics, Micro Process Dynamics and Particle Collective, Springer International Publishing, Cham, pp. 565-590. BibTeX

S. Biswas and L. Goehring
Load dependence of power outage statistics,
EPL (Europhysics Letters) 126, p. 44002, 2019. BibTeX

S. Hosseini, P. Moretti, M. Zaiser
A Beam Network Model Approach to Strength Optimization of Disordered Fibrous Materials,
Advanced Engineering Materials n/a, p. 1901013, 2019. BibTeX

M. Zaiser, P. Moretti, H. Chu
Stochastic Crystal Plasticity Models with Internal Variables: Application to Slip Channel Formation in Irradiated Metals,
Advanced Engineering Materials, 2019. BibTeX


S. Ahmadi, K. Jacob, F. Wendler, M. Kohl
Shape memory alloy film damping for smart miniature systems,
International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials 9, p. 199-215, 2018. BibTeX

D. Castellanos and M. Zaiser
Avalanche Behavior in Creep Failure of Disordered Materials,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, p. 125501, 2018. BibTeX

M. Kohl, M. Gueltig, F. Wendler
Coupled Simulation of Thermomagnetic Energy Generation Based on NiMnGa Heusler Alloy Films,
Shape Memory and Superelasticity 4, p. 242 - 255, 2018. BibTeX

S. Liebenstein, S. Sandfeld, M. Zaiser
Size and disorder effects in elasticity of cellular structures: From discrete models to continuum representations,
International Journal of Solids and Structures 146, p. 97 - 116, 2018. BibTeX

S. Liebenstein and M. Zaiser
Determining Cosserat constants of 2D cellular solids from beam models,
Materials Theory 2, p. 20, 2018. BibTeX

M. Monavari and M. Zaiser
Annihilation and sources in continuum dislocation dynamics,
Materials Theory 2, p. 30, 2018. BibTeX

P. Moretti, B. Dietemann, N. Esfandiary, M. Zaiser
Avalanche precursors of failure in hierarchical fuse networks,
Nature Scientific Reports 8, p. 12090, 2018. BibTeX

R. Wu, D. Tüzes, P. Ispánovity, I. Groma, T. Hochrainer, M. Zaiser
Instability of dislocation fluxes in a single slip: Deterministic and stochastic models of dislocation patterning,
Physical Review B 98, p. 054110, 2018. BibTeX


F. Bruederlin, H. Ossmer, F. Wendler, S. Miyazaki, M. Kohl
SMA foil-based elastocaloric cooling: from material behavior to device engineering,
Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 50, p. 424003, 2017. BibTeX

Z. Budrikis, D. Castellanos, S. Sandfeld, M. Zaiser, S. Zapperi
Universal features of amorphous plasticity,
Nature Communications 8, p. 15928 EP -, 2017. BibTeX

N. Gunkelmann, I. Alhafez, D. Steinberger, H. Urbassek, S. Sandfeld
Nanoscratching of iron: A novel approach to characterize dislocation microstructures,
Comp. Mater. Sci. 135, p. 181 - 188, 2017. BibTeX

N. Gunkelmann, A. Kataoka, C. Dullemond, H. Urbassek
Low-velocity collisions of chondrules: How a thin dust cover helps enhance the sticking probability,
A&A 599, 2017. BibTeX

P. Ispánovity, D. Tüzes, P. Szabó, M. Zaiser, I. Groma
Role of weakest links and system-size scaling in multiscale modeling of stochastic plasticity,
Phys. Rev. B 95, p. 054108, 2017. BibTeX

T. Kling, J. Schwarz, F. Wendler, F. Enzmann, P. Blum
Fracture flow due to hydrothermally induced quartz growth,
Advances in Water Resources, 2017. BibTeX

A. Safari, P. Moretti, M. Muñoz
Topological dimension tunes activity patterns in hierarchical modular networks,
New Journal of Physics 19, p. 113011, 2017. BibTeX

D. Tüzes, P. Ispánovity, M. Zaiser
Disorder is good for you: the influence of local disorder on strain localization and ductility of strain softening materials,
International Journal of Fracture 205, p. 139-150, 2017. Preprint BibTeX

R. Wu and S. Sandfeld
A dislocation dynamics-assisted phase field model for Nickel-based superalloys: The role of initial dislocation density and external stress during creep,
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 703, p. 389-395, 2017. BibTeX

M. Zaiser
Porous Materials Exhibit Granular-Like Stress Chains,
Physics 10, p. 92, 2017. BibTeX

F. Wendler, H. Ossmer, C. Chluba, E. Quandt, M. Kohl
Mesoscale simulation of elastocaloric cooling in {SMA} films,
Acta Materialia 136, p. 105-117, 2017. BibTeX

R. Wu, M. Zaiser, S. Sandfeld
A continuum approach to combined γ/γ' evolution and dislocation plasticity in Nickel-based superalloys,
International Journal of Plasticity 95, p. 142-162, 2017. BibTeX


T. Barraclough, J. Blackford, S. Liebenstein, S. Sandfeld, T. Stratford, G. Weinlander, M. Zaiser
Propagating compaction bands in confined compression of snow,
Nat. Phys., 2016. BibTeX

I. Groma, M. Zaiser, P. Ispánovity
Dislocation patterning in a two-dimensional continuum theory of dislocations,
Phys. Rev. B 93, p. 214110, 2016. BibTeX

M. Monavari, S. Sandfeld, M. Zaiser
Continuum representation of systems of dislocation lines: a general method for deriving closed-form evolution equations,
J. Mech. Phys. Solids 95, p. 575 - 601, 2016. Preprint BibTeX

S. Nasiri and M. Zaiser
Rupture of graphene sheets with randomly distributed defects,
AIMS Materials Science 3, p. 1340-1349, 2016. BibTeX

D. Steinberger, R. Gatti, S. Sandfeld
A Universal Approach Towards Computational Characterization of Dislocation Microstructure,
JOM, p. 1-8, 2016. BibTeX

D. Steinberger, M. Leimberger, S. Sandfeld
D2C - Converting and Compressing Discrete Dislocation Microstructure Data,
TMS 2016: 145th Annual Meeting & Exhibition: Supplemental Proceedings, p. 531-538, 2016. BibTeX

P. Villegas, J. Hidalgo, P. Moretti, M. Muñoz
Complex Synchronization Patterns in the Human Connectome Network,
Proceedings of ECCS 2014: European Conference on Complex Systems, p. 69-80, 2016. BibTeX

R. Wu and S. Sandfeld
Some Steps towards Modelling of Dislocation Assisted Rafting: A Coupled 2D Phase Field — Continuum Dislocation Dynamics Approach,
TMS 2016: 145th Annual Meeting & Exhibition: Supplemental Proceedings, p. 641-648, 2016. BibTeX

R. Wu and S. Sandfeld
Insights from a minimal model of dislocation-assisted rafting in single crystal Nickel-based superalloys,
Scripta Materialia 123, p. 42 - 45, 2016. Preprint BibTeX


M. Zaiser
Local density approximation for the energy functional of three-dimensional dislocation systems,
Phys. Rev. B 92, p. 174120, 2015. Preprint BibTeX

O. Kapetanou, V. Koutsos, E. Theotokoglou, D. Weygand, M. Zaiser
Statistical Analysis and Stochastic Dislocation-Based Modelling of Microplasticity,
J. M. B. M. 24, p. 105-113, 2015. Preprint BibTeX

O. Kapetanou, D. Weygand, M. Zaiser
Stress and strain fluctuations in plastic deformation of crystals with disordered microstructure,
J. Stat. Mech. Theory Exp. 2015, p. P08009, 2015. BibTeX

P. Martín, P. Moretti, M. Muñoz
Rounding of abrupt phase transitions in brain networks,
J. Stat. Mech. Theory Exp., 2015. BibTeX

S. Sandfeld, Z. Budrikis, S. Zapperi, D. Fernandez-Castellanos
Avalanches, loading and finite size effects in 2D amorphous plasticity: results from a finite element model,
J. Stat. Mech. Theory Exp. 2015, p. P02011, 2015. Preprint BibTeX

S. Sandfeld and G. Po
Microstructural comparison of the kinematics of discrete and continuum dislocations models,
Model. Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng. 23, p. 085003, 2015. BibTeX

S. Sandfeld, E. Thawinan, C. Wieners
A link between microstructure evolution and macroscopic response in elasto-plasticity: formulation and numerical approximation of the higher-dimensional Continuum Dislocation Dynamics theory,
International Journal of Plasticity, p. 1-20, 2015. Preprint BibTeX

S. Sandfeld, V. Verbeke, B. Devincre
Orientation-dependent Pattern Formation in a 1.5D Continuum Model of Curved Dislocations,
Mater Res Soc Symp Proc 1755, 2015. BibTeX

S. Sandfeld and M. Zaiser
Pattern formation in a minimal model of continuum dislocation plasticity,
Model. Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng. 23, p. 065005, 2015. BibTeX

A. Taloni, A. Benassi, S. Sandfeld, S. Zapperi
Scalar model for frictional precursors dynamics,
Scientific Reports 5, 2015. Preprint BibTeX

M. Zaiser
Local density approximation for the energy functional of three-dimensional dislocation systems,
Phys. Rev. B 92, p. 174120, 2015. Preprint BibTeX

M. Zaiser, S. Lennartz-Sassinek, P. Moretti
Crack phantoms: localized damage correlations and failure in network models of disordered materials,
J. Stat. Mech. Theory Exp. 2015, p. P08029, 2015. BibTeX


T. Hochrainer, S. Sandfeld, M. Zaiser, P. Gumbsch
Continuum dislocation dynamics: Towards a physical theory of crystal plasticity,
J. Mech. Phys. Solids 63, p. 167-178, 2014. BibTeX

P. Ispánovity, L. Laurson, M. Zaiser, I. Groma, S. Zapperi, M. Alava
Avalanches in 2D dislocation systems: Plastic yielding is not depinning,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 2014. Preprint BibTeX

O. Kapetanou and M. Zaiser
Plasticity of crystals with disordered microstructure: Scale-dependent fluctuations of stress and strain,
Mater Res Soc Symp Proc 1651, 2014. BibTeX

S. Lennartz-Sassinek, I. Main, M. Zaiser, C. Graham
Acceleration and localization of subcritical crack growth in a natural composite material,
Phys. Rev. E 90, p. 052401, 2014. BibTeX

Q. Li, M. Zaiser, J. Blackford, C. Jeffree, Y. He, V. Koutsos
Mechanical properties and microstructure of single-wall carbon nanotube/elastomeric epoxy composites with block copolymers,
Materials Letters 125, p. 116 - 119, 2014. BibTeX

S. Liebenstein, S. Sandfeld, M. Zaiser
Higher Order Continuum Modelling for Predicting the Mechanical Behaviour of Solid Foams,
Proc. Appl. Math. Mech. 14, p. 315-316, 2014. BibTeX

M. Monavari, M. Zaiser, S. Sandfeld
Comparison of closure approximations for continuous dislocation dynamics,
Mater Res Soc Symp Proc 1651, 2014. BibTeX

S. Sandfeld and M. Zaiser
Deformation patterns and surface morphology in a minimal model of amorphous plasticity,
J. Stat. Mech. Theory Exp. 2014, 2014. Preprint BibTeX

K. Schulz, D. Dickel, S. Schmitt, S. Sandfeld, D. Weygand, P. Gumbsch
Analysis of dislocation pile-ups using a dislocation-based continuum theory,
Modell. Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng. 22, 2014. BibTeX

M. Zaiser and S. Sandfeld
Scaling properties of dislocation simulations in the similitude regime,
Modell. Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng. 22, 2014. Preprint BibTeX

X. Zhang, K. Aifantis, J. Senger, D. Weygand, M. Zaiser
Internal length scale and grain boundary yield strength in gradient models of polycrystal plasticity: How do they relate to the dislocation microstructure?,
J. Mater. Res. 29, p. 2116-2128, 2014. BibTeX


S. Lennartz-Sassinek, Z. Danku, F. Kun, I. Main, M. Zaiser
Damage growth in fibre bundle models with localized load sharing and environmentally-assisted ageing,
J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 410, 2013. BibTeX

S. Lennartz-Sassinek, M. Zaiser, I. Main,
Emergent patterns of localized damage as a precursor to catastrophic failure in a random fuse network,
Phys. Rev. E 87, 2013. BibTeX

M. Monavari, S. Schmitt, S. Sandfeld
A crystal plasticity framework based on the Continuum Dislocation Dynamics theory: relaxation of an idealized micropillar,
Proc. Appl. Math. Mech. 13, p. 263-264, 2013. BibTeX

S. Sandfeld, M. Monavari, M. Zaiser
From systems of discrete dislocations to a continuous field description: Stresses and averaging aspects,
Modell. Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng. 21, 2013. BibTeX

E. Thawinan, C. Wieners, S. Sandfeld
The Higher Dimensional Continuum Dislocation Dynamics Theory: A Runge-Kutta Discontinuous Galerkin Approach,
Proc. Appl. Math. Mech. 13, p. 257-258, 2013. BibTeX

M. Zaiser
Statistical aspects of microplasticity: experiments, discrete dislocation simulations and stochastic continuum models,
J. M. B. M 22, p. 89-100, 2013. BibTeX

M. Zaiser
The energetics and interactions of random dislocation walls,
Philos. Mag. Lett. 93, p. 387-394, 2013. BibTeX

M. Zaiser, F. Mill, A. Konstantinidis, K. Aifantis
Strain localization and strain propagation in collapsible solid foams,
Mater. Sci. Eng. A 567, p. 38-45, 2013. BibTeX

X. Zhang, K. Aifantis, M. Zaiser
Material vs discretization length scales in plasticity imulations of solid foams,
Rev. Adv. Mater. Sci. 35, p. 39-47, 2013. BibTeX


K. Aifantis, D. Weygand, C. Motz, N. Nikitas, M. Zaiser
Modeling microbending of thin films through discrete dislocation dynamics, continuum dislocation theory, and gradient plasticity,
J. Mater. Res. 27, p. 612-618, 2012. BibTeX