Thomas Speck: Publications

Peer reviewed

preprints

  1. Dynamics of binary active clusters driven by ion-exchange particles
    R. Niu, A. Fischer, T. Palberg, and T. Speck, submitted
  2. Highly controlled optical transport of cold atoms into a hollow-core fiber
    M. Langbecker, R. Wirtz, F. Knoch, M. Noaman, T. Speck, and P. Windpassinger, submitted
    [arXiv]
  3. Devitrification of the Kob-Andersen glass former: Competition with the locally favored structure
    F. Turci, C.P. Royall, and T. Speck, submitted
  4. Self-Organization of Active Particles by Quorum Sensing
    T. Bäuerle, A. Fischer, T. Speck, and C. Bechinger, submitted
  5. Critical behavior of active Brownian particles
    J.T. Siebert, F. Dittrich, F. Schmid, K. Binder, T. Speck, and P. Virnau, submitted
    [arXiv]
  6. Stochastic thermodynamics with reservoirs: Sheared and active colloidal particles
    T. Speck, submitted
    [arXiv]

2018

  1. Communication: Is directed percolation in colloid-polymer mixtures linked to dynamic arrest?
    D. Richard, C.P. Royall, and T. Speck, J. Chem. Phys.
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  2. Crystallization of hard spheres revisited. II. Thermodynamic modeling, nucleation work, and the surface of tension
    D. Richard and T. Speck, J. Chem. Phys. 148, 224102 (2018)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  3. Coupling between criticality and gelation in "sticky" spheres: A structural analysis
    D. Richard, J. Hallett, T. Speck, and C.P. Royall, Soft Matter (2018)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  4. Structural-dynamical transition in the Wahnström mixture
    F. Turci, T. Speck, and C.P. Royall, Eur. Phys. J. E 41, 54 (2018)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  5. Crystallization of hard spheres revisited. I. Extracting kinetics and free energy landscape from forward flux sampling
    D. Richard and T. Speck, J. Chem. Phys. 148, 124110 (2018)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  6. Dynamic coarse-graining fills the gap between atomistic simulations and experimental investigations of mechanical unfolding
    F. Knoch, K. Schäfer, G. Diezemann, and T. Speck, J. Chem. Phys. 148, 044109 (2018)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  7. Three-body correlations and conditional forces in suspensions of active hard disks
    A. Härtel, D. Richard, and T. Speck, Phys. Rev. E 97, 012606 (2018)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  8. Unfolding dynamics of small peptides biased by constant mechanical forces
    F. Knoch and T. Speck, Mol. Syst. Des. Eng. 3, 204 (2018)
    [abstract]

2017

  1. Nonequilibrium depletion interactions in active microrheology
    R. Wulfert, U. Seifert, and T. Speck, Soft Matter 13, 9093 (2017)
    [abstract]
  2. Non-Equilibrium Phase Transition in an Atomistic Glassformer: The Connection to Thermodynamics
    F. Turci, C.P. Royall, and T. Speck, Phys. Rev. X 7, 031028 (2017)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  3. Experimental Evidence for a Structural-Dynamical Transition in Trajectory Space
    R. Pinchaipat, M. Campo, F. Turci, J. Hallett, T. Speck, and C.P. Royall, Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 028004 (2017)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  4. Self-assembly of colloidal molecules due to self-generated flow
    R. Niu, T. Palberg, and T. Speck, Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 028001 (2017)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  5. Driven Brownian particle as a paradigm for a nonequilibrium heat bath: Effective temperature and cyclic work extraction
    R. Wulfert, M. Oechsle, T. Speck, and U. Seifert, Phys. Rev. E 95, 050103 (2017)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  6. Thermodynamic formalism for transport coefficients with an application to the shear modulus and shear viscosity
    T. Palmer and T. Speck, J. Chem. Phys. 146, 124130 (2017)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  7. Estimation of the critical behavior in an active colloidal system with Vicsek-like interactions
    B. Trefz, J.T. Siebert, T. Speck, K. Binder, and P. Virnau, J. Chem. Phys. 146, 074901 (2017)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  8. Phase behavior of active Brownian disks, spheres, and dimers
    J.T. Siebert, J. Letz, T. Speck, and P. Virnau, Soft Matter 13, 1020 (2017)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  9. Nonequilibrium Markov state modeling of the globule-stretch transition
    F. Knoch and T. Speck, Phys. Rev. E 95, 012503 (2017)
    [abstract] [arXiv]

2016

  1. Discontinuous thinning in active microrheology of soft complex matter
    R. Wulfert, U. Seifert, and T. Speck, Phys. Rev. E 94, 062610 (2016)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  2. Gold Nanorods as Plasmonic Sensors for Particle Diffusion
    V. Wulf, F. Knoch, T. Speck, and C. Sönnichsen, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 7, 4951 (2016)
    [abstract]
  3. Collective behavior of active Brownian particles: From microscopic clustering to macroscopic phase separation
    T. Speck, Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics 225, 2287 (2016)
    [abstract]
  4. Applicability of effective pair potentials for active Brownian particles
    M. Rein and T. Speck, Eur. Phys. J. E 39, 84 (2016)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  5. Thermodynamic formalism and linear response theory for nonequilibrium steady states
    T. Speck, Phys. Rev. E 94, 022131 (2016)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  6. Polydisperse hard spheres: Crystallization kinetics in small systems and role of local structure
    M. Campo and T. Speck, J. Stat. Mech. 084007 (2016)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  7. Finite-size scaling of charge carrier mobility in disordered organic semiconductors
    P. Kordt, T. Speck, and D. Andrienko, Phys. Rev. B 94, 014208 (2016)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  8. Ideal bulk pressure of active Brownian particles
    T. Speck and R.L. Jack, Phys. Rev. E 93, 062605 (2016)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  9. Stochastic thermodynamics for active matter
    T. Speck, EPL 114, 30006 (2016)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  10. Nucleation pathway and kinetics of phase-separating active Brownian particles
    D. Richard, H. Löwen, and T. Speck, Soft Matter 12, 5257 (2016)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  11. Collective Behavior of Quorum-Sensing Run-and-Tumble Particles under Confinement
    M. Rein, N. Heinß, F. Schmid, and T. Speck, Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 058102 (2016)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  12. Transmission of torque at the nanoscale
    I. Williams, E.C. Oğuz, T. Speck, P. Bartlett, H. Löwen, and C.P. Royall, Nature Phys. 12, 98 (2016)
    [abstract] [arXiv]

2015

  1. Cycle representatives for the coarse-graining of systems driven into a non-equilibrium steady state
    F. Knoch and T. Speck, New J. Phys. 17, 115004 (2015)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  2. The role of shear in crystallization kinetics: From suppression to enhancement
    D. Richard and T. Speck, Sci. Rep. 5, 14610 (2015)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  3. Negative Interfacial Tension in Phase-Separated Active Brownian Particles
    J. Bialké, J.T. Siebert, H. Löwen, and T. Speck, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 098301 (2015)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  4. Dynamical mean-field theory and weakly non-linear analysis for the phase separation of active Brownian particles
    T. Speck, A.M. Menzel, J. Bialké, and H. Löwen, J. Chem. Phys. 142, 224109 (2015)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  5. Active colloidal suspensions: Clustering and phase behavior
    J. Bialké, T. Speck, and H. Löwen, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 407, 367 (2015)
    [abstract] [arXiv]

2014

  1. Meta-work and the analogous Jarzynski relation in ensembles of dynamical trajectories
    R.M. Turner, T. Speck, and J.P. Garrahan, J. Stat. Mech. P09017 (2014)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  2. Effective Cahn-Hilliard Equation for the Phase Separation of Active Brownian Particles
    T. Speck, J. Bialké, A.M. Menzel, and H. Löwen, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 218304 (2014)
    [abstract] [arXiv]

2013

  1. Stochastic thermodynamics of fluctuating density fields: Non-equilibrium free energy differences under coarse-graining
    T. Leonard, B. Lander, U. Seifert, and T. Speck, J. Chem. Phys. 139, 204109 (2013)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  2. Application of classical nucleation theory to the formation of adhesion domains
    R.L.C. Vink and T. Speck, Soft Matter 9, 11197 (2013)
    [abstract]
  3. Microscopic theory for the phase separation of self-propelled repulsive disks
    J. Bialké, H. Löwen, and T. Speck, EPL 103, 30008 (2013)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  4. Gaussian field theory for the Brownian motion of a solvated particle
    T. Speck, Phys. Rev. E 88, 014103 (2013)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  5. Dynamical Clustering and Phase Separation in Suspensions of Self-Propelled Colloidal Particles
    I. Buttinoni, J. Bialké, F. Kümmel, H. Löwen, C. Bechinger, and T. Speck, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 238301 (2013)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  6. Crystallization in a sheared colloidal suspension
    B. Lander, U. Seifert, and T. Speck, J. Chem. Phys. 138, 224907 (2013)
    [abstract] [arXiv]

2012

  1. The large deviation function for entropy production: the optimal trajectory and the role of fluctuations
    T. Speck, A. Engel, and U. Seifert, J. Stat. Mech. P12001 (2012)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  2. First-order Phase Transition in a Model Glass Former: Coupling of Local Structure and Dynamics
    T. Speck, A. Malins, and C.P. Royall, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 195703 (2012)
    [abstract]
  3. Random pinning limits the size of membrane adhesion domains
    T. Speck and R.L.C. Vink, Phys. Rev. E 86, 031923 (2012)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  4. Constrained dynamics of localized excitations causes a non-equilibrium phase transition in an atomistic model of glass formers
    T. Speck and D. Chandler, J. Chem. Phys. 136, 184509 (2012)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  5. Crystallization in a dense suspension of self-propelled particles
    J. Bialké, T. Speck, and H. Löwen, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 168301 (2012)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  6. Effective confinement as origin of the equivalence of kinetic temperature and fluctuation-dissipation ratio in a dense shear-driven suspension
    B. Lander, U. Seifert, and T. Speck, Phys. Rev. E 85, 021103 (2012)
    [abstract] [arXiv]

2011

  1. Work distribution for the driven harmonic oscillator with time-dependent strength: Exact solution and slow driving
    T. Speck, J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 44, 305001 (2011)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  2. Effective free energy for pinned membranes
    T. Speck, Phys. Rev. E 83, 050901(R) (2011)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  3. Space-time phase transitions in driven kinetically constrained lattice models
    T. Speck and J.P. Garrahan, Eur. Phys. J. B 79, 1 (2011)
    [abstract] [arXiv]

2010

  1. Mobility and diffusion of a tagged particle in a driven colloidal suspension
    B. Lander, U. Seifert, and T. Speck, EPL 92, 58001 (2010)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  2. Specific adhesion of membranes: Mapping to an effective bond lattice gas
    T. Speck, E. Reister, and U. Seifert, Phys. Rev. E 82, 021923 (2010)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  3. Driven Soft Matter: Entropy Production and the Fluctuation-Dissipation Theorem
    T. Speck, Prog. Theor. Phys. Suppl. 184, 248 (2010)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  4. Fluctuation-dissipation theorem in nonequilibrium steady states
    U. Seifert and T. Speck, EPL 89, 10007 (2010)
    [abstract] [arXiv]

2009

  1. Extended fluctuation-dissipation theorem for soft matter in stationary flow
    T. Speck and U. Seifert, Phys. Rev. E 79, 040102(R) (2009)
    [abstract] [arXiv]

2008

  1. Large deviation function for entropy production in driven one-dimensional systems
    J. Mehl, T. Speck, and U. Seifert, Phys. Rev. E 78, 011123 (2008)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  2. Role of External Flow and Frame Invariance in Stochastic Thermodynamics
    T. Speck, J. Mehl, and U. Seifert, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 178302 (2008)
    [abstract] [arXiv]

2007

  1. The Jarzynski relation, fluctuation theorems, and stochastic thermodynamics for non-Markovian processes
    T. Speck and U. Seifert, J. Stat. Mech. L09002 (2007)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  2. Distribution of entropy production for a colloidal particle in a nonequilibrium steady state
    T. Speck, V. Blickle, C. Bechinger, and U. Seifert, Europhys. Lett. 79, 30002 (2007)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  3. Characterizing potentials by a generalized Boltzmann factor
    V. Blickle, T. Speck, U. Seifert, and C. Bechinger, Phys. Rev. E 75, 060101(R) (2007)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  4. Einstein relation generalized to nonequilibrium
    V. Blickle, T. Speck, C. Lutz, U. Seifert, and C. Bechinger, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 210601 (2007)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  5. Entropy production for mechanically or chemically driven biomolecules
    T. Schmiedl, T. Speck, and U. Seifert, J. Stat. Phys. 128 77 (2007)
    [abstract] [arXiv]

2006

  1. Measurement of Stochastic Entropy Production
    C. Tietz, S. Schuler, T. Speck, U. Seifert, and J. Wrachtrup, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 050602 (2006)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  2. Restoring a fluctuation-dissipation theorem in a nonequilibrium steady state
    T. Speck and U. Seifert, Europhys. Lett. 74, 391 (2006)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  3. Thermodynamics of a Colloidal Particle in a Time-Dependent Nonharmonic Potential
    V. Blickle, T. Speck, L. Helden, U. Seifert, and C. Bechinger, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 070603 (2006)
    [abstract] [arXiv]

2005

  1. Integral fluctuation theorem for the housekeeping heat
    T. Speck and U. Seifert, J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 38, L581 (2005)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  2. Experimental Test of the Fluctuation Theorem for a Driven Two-Level System with Time-Dependent Rates
    S. Schuler, T. Speck, C. Tietz, J. Wrachtrup, and U. Seifert, Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 180602 (2005)
    [abstract]
  3. Dissipated work in driven harmonic diffusive systems: General solution and application to stretching Rouse polymers
    T. Speck and U. Seifert, Eur. Phys. J. B 43, 543 (2005)
    [abstract]

2004

  1. Distribution of work in isothermal nonequilibrium processes
    T. Speck and U. Seifert, Phys. Rev. E 70, 066112 (2004)
    [abstract] [arXiv]

Other publications

unpublished

  1. Liquid-liquid phase transition in an atomistic model glass former
    T. Speck, C.P. Royall, and S.R. Williams,
    [arXiv]

prefaces

  1. Fundamental Problems in Statistical Physics XIV
    M. Baiesi, A. Rosso, and T. Speck, Physica A (2017)
    [abstract]
  2. Special Issue on Structure in Glassy and Jammed Systems
    C.P. Royall and T. Speck, J. Stat. Mech. 054045 (2016)
    [abstract]

PhD theses

  1. The Thermodynamics of Small Driven Systems
    T. Speck, University Stuttgart (2007)
    [abstract]