Publications

Peer reviewed

preprints

  1. Non-equilibrium Markov state modeling of periodically driven biomolecules
    F. Knoch and T. Speck, submitted
  2. Dynamics of binary active clusters driven by ion-exchange particles
    R. Niu, A. Fischer, T. Palberg, and T. Speck, submitted
  3. Devitrification of the Kob-Andersen glass former: Competition with the locally favored structure
    F. Turci, C.P. Royall, and T. Speck, submitted
    [arXiv]

2018

  1. Critical behavior of active Brownian particles
    J.T. Siebert, F. Dittrich, F. Schmid, K. Binder, T. Speck, and P. Virnau, Phys. Rev. E 98, 030601(R) (2018)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  2. Active Brownian particles driven by constant affinity
    T. Speck, EPL 123, 20007 (2018)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  3. Self-organization of active particles by quorum sensing rules
    T. Bäuerle, A. Fischer, T. Speck, and C. Bechinger, Nat. Commun. 9, 3232 (2018)
    [abstract]
  4. 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, New J. Phys. 20, 083038 (2018)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  5. Communication: Is directed percolation in colloid-polymer mixtures linked to dynamic arrest?
    D. Richard, C.P. Royall, and T. Speck, J. Chem. Phys. 148, 241101 (2018)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  6. 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]
  7. Coupling between criticality and gelation in "sticky" spheres: A structural analysis
    D. Richard, J. Hallett, T. Speck, and C.P. Royall, Soft Matter 14, 5554 (2018)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  8. Structural-dynamical transition in the Wahnström mixture
    F. Turci, T. Speck, and C.P. Royall, Eur. Phys. J. E 41, 54 (2018)
    [abstract] [arXiv]
  9. 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]
  10. 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]
  11. 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]
  12. 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]
    • see the comment by A. Baskaran in the "Journal Club for Condensed Matter Physics"
  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]
    • Special issue YKIS'09 Kyoto
  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. Geometric view of stochastic thermodynamics for non-equilibrium steady states
    T. Speck, arXiv:1707.05289
    [arXiv]
  2. Liquid-liquid phase transition in an atomistic model glass former
    T. Speck, C.P. Royall, and S.R. Williams, arXiv:1409.0751
    [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 thesis

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