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Prof. Dr. Thomas Franosch

Prof. Dr. Thomas Franosch

Former Senior Researcher

Contact

Institut für Theoretische Physik
Technikerstraße 25/2
Universität Innsbruck
A-6020 Innsbruck

Fax: +49 9131 85 28444

Website: http://www.theorie1.physik.uni-erlangen.de/people/thfran/index.html

Research Interests

  • Slow and anomalous transport in heterogeneous media
  • Entangled Dynamics of Stiff Biopolymers
  • Driven one-dimensional transport, molecular motors and spintronics
  • Molecular self-assembly, ordering phenomena in two-dimensional systems
  • Hydrodynamics on Micro- and Nanoscales, Microfluidics
  • Brownian Motion at short time scales in confinement in complex fluids

Further Interests

  • Mode-coupling theory of the glass transition
  • Light scattering in supercooled liquids
  • Constitutive equations in complex fluids

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • since 07/2007: Privatdozent LMU
  • 2005: Habilitation in Theoretical Physics, FU Berlin
  • 1996: Doctoral degree in Physics, TU München
  • 1993: Diploma in Physics, TU München

Academic Career

  • since 07/2006: senior researcher at the Arnold Sommerfeld Center for Theoretical Physics, LMU München
  • 2008: Visiting Professor at the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
  • 2006: Visiting Professor at the Universität Bayreuth
  • 2005-2006: Visiting Professor at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • 2004-2005: Visiting Professor at the Universität Konstanz
  • 2001-2004: Research Fellow at the Theoretical Physics Department at the Hahn-Meitner-Institut in Berlin
  • 2000-2001: Research Fellow at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, TU München
  • 1998-2000: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Harvard University
  • 1996-1998: Research Fellow at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, TU München
  • 1993-1996: Research Assistant at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, TU München

Recent Teaching Experience

  • Lecture: Nonlinear Dynamics and Complex Systems, Universität Mainz, summer term 2008
  • Lecture: Mathematical Methods for Theoretical Physics, LMU München, winter term 2007
  • Tutorials for Theoretical Physics TII: Electrodynamics, LMU München, summer term 2007
  • Tutorials for Theoretical Physics TVI: Soft Matter and Biological Physics, LMU München, winter term 2006
  • Lecture: Statistical Physics, Universität Bayreuth, summer term 2006

Conferences

Selected Publications

Effective Perrin theory for the anisotropic diffusion of a strongly hindered rod

Authors/Editors: T. Munk
F. Höfling
E. Frey
T. Franosch
Year: 2009
Publication Type: Research Papers
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Cluster-resolved dynamic scaling theory and universal corrections for transport on percolating systems

Authors/Editors: A. Kammerer
F. Höfling
T. Franosch
Year: 2008
Publication Type: Research Papers
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Enhanced Diffusion of a Needle in a Planar Array of Point Obstacles

Authors/Editors: F. Höfling
E. Frey
T. Franosch
Year: 2008
Publication Type: Research Papers
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Anisotropic Memory Effects in Confined Colloidal Diffusion

Authors/Editors: S. Jeney
B. Lukić
J. A. Kraus
T. Franosch
L. Forró
Year: 2008
Publication Type: Research Papers
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Microscale Fluid Flow Induced by Thermoviscous Expansion Along a Traveling Wave

Authors/Editors: F. M. Weinert
J. A. Kraus
T. Franosch
D. Braun
Year: 2008
Publication Type: Research Papers
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Crossover in the Slow Decay of Dynamic Correlations in the Lorentz Model

Authors/Editors: F. Höfling
T. Franosch
Year: 2007
Publication Type: Research Papers
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Exclusion Processes with Internal States

Authors/Editors: T. Reichenbach
T. Franosch
E. Frey
Year: 2006
Publication Type: Research Papers
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Localization Transition of the 3D Lorentz Model and Continuum Percolation

Authors/Editors: F. Höfling
T. Franosch
E. Frey
Year: 2006
Publication Type: Research Papers
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Melting of colloidal molecular crystals on triangular lattices

Authors/Editors: A. Sarlah
T. Franosch
E. Frey
Year: 2005
Publication Type: Research Papers
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Phase Coexistence in Driven One Dimensional Transport

Authors/Editors: A. Parmeggiani
T. Franosch
E. Frey
Year: 2003
Publication Type: Previous publications
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