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Matthias Rank

Dr. Matthias Rank

PhD student


Theresienstr. 37
D-80333 Munich

Room: A302
Phone: +49 (0)89 2180-4559
Fax: +49 (0)89 2180-4517

Projects and Research Interests

  • History-dependent random walks
  • Molecular spiders, molecular motors

Curriculum vitae

  • 06/2004: Abitur at Christoph-Probst-Gymnasium, Gilching
  • 10/2005-01/2012: Studies of physics at LMU
  • 09/2008-06/2009: Exchange student at University of Helsinki, Finland
  • 01/2011-01/2012: Diploma thesis in the group of Erwin Frey
  • since 04/2012: PhD Student in the group of Erwin Frey


Matthias Rank, Louis Reese, Erwin Frey,
Cooperative effects enhance the transport properties of molecular spider teams,
Phys. Rev. E 87, 032706 (2013). [arxiv:1302.1853]