Publications/Publikationen

2018

H. Kählert, A. Melzer, M. Puttscher, T. Ott, and M. Bonitz, "Magnetic field effects and waves in complex plasmas", Eur. Phys. J. D, 72 (2018) 83 link

F. Greiner, A. Melzer, B. Tadsen, S. Groth, C.  Killer, F. Kirchschlager, F. Wieben, I.  Pilch, H. Krüger, D. Block, A. Piel, S. Wolf, "Diagnostics and characterization of nanodust and nanodusty plasmas", Eur. Phys. J. D, 72 (2018) 81 link

A. Piel, D. Block, A. Melzer, M. Mulsow, J. Schablinski, A. Schella, F. Wieben and J. Wilms, "Microphysics of liquid complex plasmas in equilibrium and non-equilibrium systems", Eur. Phys. J. D, 72 (2018) 80 link

H. Krüger, C. Killer, S. Schütt, and A. Melzer, "Characterization of injected aluminum oxide nanoparticle clouds in an rf discharge", Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 27 (2018) 025004 link

2017

M. Mulsow, M. Himpel, and A. Melzer, "Analysis of 3D vortex motion in a dusty plasma", Phys. Plasmas 24 (2017) 123704 link

M. Mulsow and A. Melzer, "Experimental determination of phase transitions by means of configurational entropies in finite Yukawa balls", Phys. Rev. E 96 (2017) 053202 (Editors' suggestion) link

A. Melzer and M. Puttscher, "Transverse forces on dust particles in a magnetized sheath with crossed electric and magnetic fields", Phys. Plasmas 24 (2017) 053701 link

M. Puttscher, A. Melzer, U. Konopka, S. LeBlanc, B. Lynch, and E. Thomas Jr., "Vertical oscillations of dust particles in a strongly magnetized plasma sheath induced by horizontal laser manipulation", Phys. Plasmas 24 (2017) 013701 link

2016

C. Killer, F. Greiner, S. Groth, B. Tadsen and A. Melzer, "Long-term spatio-temporal evolution of the dust distribution in dusty argon rf plasmas", Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 25 (2016) 055004 link

C. Killer, T. Bockwoldt, S. Schütt, M. Himpel, A. Melzer, and A. Piel, "Phase Separation of Binary Charged Particle Systems with Small Size Disparities using a Dusty Plasma", Phys. Rev. Lett. 116 (2016) 115002 link

A. Melzer, M. Himpel, C. Killer and M. Mulsow, "Stereoscopic imaging of dusty plasmas", Journal of Plasma Physics 82 (2016) 615820102 link

2015

C. Killer, T. Wegner, A. Melzer and J. Meichsner, "Influence of dust particles on the bulk electron density in radio frequency plasmas measured by microwave interferometry", Phys. Plasmas 22 (2015) 123702 link

M. Puttscher and A. Melzer, "Vertically aligned dust particles under the influence of crossed electric and magnetic fields in the sheath of a radio frequency discharge" , Phys. Plasmas 22 (2015) 073701 link

C. Killer, M. Mulsow and A. Melzer, "Spatio-temporal evolution of the dust particle size distribution in dusty argon rf plasmas", Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 24 (2015) 025029 link

A. Schella, A. Melzer, C. July, C. Bechinger, "Effect of confinement on the mode dynamics of dipole clusters", Soft Matter 11 (2015) 1197 link

2014

M. Puttscher and A. Melzer, "Dust particles under the influence of crossed electric and magnetic fields in the sheath of an rf discharge", Phys. Plasmas 21 (2014) 123704 link

A. Melzer, "Connecting the wakefield instabilities in dusty plasmas", Phys. Rev. E 90 (2014) 053103 link

A. Schella, M. Mulsow and A. Melzer, "Recrystallization in Finite 3-D Dust Clouds", IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 42 (2014) 2682 link

C. Killer, M. Himpel, A. Melzer, T. Bockwoldt, K.O. Menzel, and A. Piel, "Oscillation Amplitudes in 3-D Dust Density Waves in Dusty Plasmas Under Microgravity Conditions", IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 42 (2014) 2680 link

M. Himpel, C. Killer, T. Bockwoldt, K.O. Menzel, A. Piel, and A. Melzer, "Wave Crest Reconstruction of a Dust Density Wave Using Single Particle Trajectories", IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 42 (2014) 2676 link

C. Killer, M. Himpel and A. Melzer, "Computer tomography of large dust clouds in complex plasmas", Rev. Sci. Instrum. 85 (2014) 103711 link

H. Thomsen, P. Ludwig, M. Bonitz, J. Schablinski, D. Block, A. Schella and A. Melzer, "Controlling strongly correlated dust clusters with lasers", J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 47 (2014) 383001 link

C. Killer and A. Melzer, "Global coherence of dust density waves", Phys. Plasmas 21 (2014) 063703 link

A. Schella, M. Mulsow and A. Melzer, "Correlation buildup during recrystallization in three-dimensional dusty plasma clusters", Phys. Plasmas 21 (2014) 050701 (Editor's Pick: 2014 in Letters) link

M. Puttscher and A. Melzer, "Paramagnetic dust particles in rf-plasmas with weak external magnetic fields", New J. Phys. 16 (2014) 043026 link

A. Melzer and A. Schella, "Symbolic transfer entropy analysis of the dust interaction in the presence of wakefields in dusty plasmas", Phys. Rev. E 89 (2014) 041103 link

M. Himpel, T. Bockwoldt, C. Killer, K. O. Menzel, A. Piel, and A. Melzer, "Stereoscopy of dust density waves under microgravity: Velocity distributions and phase-resolved single-particle analysis", Phys. Plasmas 21 033703 (2014) link

A. Melzer, A. Schella, and M. Mulsow, "Nonequilibrium finite dust clusters: Connecting normal modes and wakefields", Phys. Rev. E 89 (2014) 013109 link

2013

A. Schella, M. Mulsow, A. Melzer, H. Kählert, D. Block, P. Ludwig and Michael Bonitz, "Crystal and fluid modes in three-dimensional finite dust clouds", New J. Phys. 15 (2013) 113021 link

C. Killer, G. Bandelow, K. Matyash, R. Schneider, and A. Melzer, "Observation of Ω Mode Electron Heating in dusty argon radio frequency discharges", Phys. Plasmas 20 (2013) 083704 link

A. Schella, M. Mulsow, A. Melzer, J. Schablinski, and D. Block, "From transport to disorder: Thermodynamic properties of finite dust clouds", Phys. Rev. E 87 (2013) 063102 link

C. Schmidt, O. Arp, M. Himpel, A. Melzer, and A. Piel, "Stereoscopic Observations of Dust Clouds in Front of a Pixel Electrode in a Radio Frequency Discharge", IEEE Trans. Plasma Science 41 (2013) 774 link

A. Melzer, A. Schella, J. Schablinski, D. Block, and A. Piel, "Analyzing the liquid state of two-dimensional dust clusters: The instantaneous normal mode approach", Phys. Rev. E 87 (2013) 033107 link

2012

M. Himpel, C. Killer, B. Buttenschön and A. Melzer, "Three-dimensional single particle tracking in dense dust clouds by  stereoscopy of fluorescent particles", Phys. Plasmas 19 123704 (2012) link (Editors' Choice 2012)

A. Melzer, A. Schella, T. Miksch, J. Schablinski, D. Block and A. Piel, H. Thomsen. H. Kählert and M. Bonitz, "Phase Transitions of Finite Dust Clusters in Dusty Plasmas", Contrib. Plasma Phys. 52 (2012) 795 link

D. Block, J. Carstensen, P. Ludwig, W.J. Miloch, F. Greiner, A. Piel, M. Bonitz and A. Melzer, "Wake Formation and Wake Field Effects in Complex Plasmas", Contrib. Plasma Phys. 52 (2012) 804 link

T. Reichstein, J. Wilms, F. Greiner, A. Piel and A. Melzer, "Experiments and Simulations of Particle Flows  in a Magnetized Dust Torus", Contrib. Plasma Phys. 52 (2012) 813 link

A. Melzer, A. Schella, J. Schablinski, D. Block and A. Piel, "Instantaneous Normal Mode Analysis of Melting of Finite Dust Clusters", Phys. Rev. Lett. 108 (2012) 225001 link

J. Schablinski, D. Block, A. Piel, A. Melzer, H. Thomsen, H. Kählert and M. Bonitz, "Laser heating of finite two-dimensional dust clusters: A. Experiments", Phys. Plasmas 19 (2012) 013705 link

H. Thomsen, H. Kählert,  M. Bonitz, J. Schablinski, D. Block, A. Piel and A. Melzer, "Laser heating of finite two-dimensional dust clusters: B. Simulations", Phys. Plasmas 19 (2012) 023701 link

2011

A. Schella, T. Miksch, A. Melzer, J. Schablinski, D. Block, A. Piel, H. Thomsen, P. Ludwig and M. Bonitz, "Melting Scenarios for three-dimensional dusty plasma clusters", Phys. Rev. E 84 (2011) 056402 link

B. Buttenschön, M. Himpel, A. Melzer, D. Caliebe, K. O. Menzel, "Three-Dimensional Force Field Measurements in the Void of Dusty Plasmas Under Microgravity Conditions", IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 39 (2011) 2754 link

C. Killer, A. Schella, T. Miksch and A. Melzer, "Vertically elongated three-dimensional Yukawa clusters in dusty plasmas", Phys. Rev. B 84 (2011) 054104 link

M. Himpel, B. Buttenschön and A. Melzer, "Three-view stereoscopy in dusty plasmas under microgravity: A calibration and reconstruction approach", Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82 (2011) 053706 link

A. Melzer, S. Hübner, L. Lewerentz, K. Matyash, R. Schneider and V. R. Ikkurthi, "Phase-resolved optical emission of dusty rf discharges: Experiment and simulation", Phys. Rev. E 83 (2011) 036411 link

B. Buttenschön, M. Himpel and A. Melzer, "Spatially resolved three-dimensional particle dynamics in the void of dusty plasmas under microgravity using stereoscopy", New J. Phys. 13 (2011) 023042 link

2010

V. R. Ikkurthi, K. Matyash, A. Melzer und R. Schneider, "Computation of charge and ion drag force on multiple static spherical dust grains immersed in rf discharges", Phys. Plasmas 17 (2010) 103712 link

K. Matyash, R. Schneider, V. R. Ikkurthi, L. Lewerentz and A. Melzer, "P3M simulations of dusty plasmas", Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 52 (2010) 124016 link

A. Melzer, B. Buttenschön, T. Miksch, M. Passvogel, D. Block, O. Arp and A. Piel,  "Finite dust clusters in dusty plasmas", Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 52 (2010) 124028 link

2009

K. Matyash, R. Schneider, V.R. Ikkurthi and A. Melzer, Ion drag force on dust grains in the magnetized edge plasma, J. Nucl. Mater. 390–391 (2009) 103 link.

C. Henning, H. Kählert, P. Ludwig, A. Melzer und M. Bonitz, "Spectral properties of spherically confined dusty plasma crystals", J. Phys. A 42 (2009) 214023 link

S. Hübner und A. Melzer, "Dust-Induced Modulation of the Atomic Emission in a Dusty Argon Discharge, Phys. Rev Lett. 102 (2009) 215001 link

V. R. Ikkurthi, K. Matyash, J. Meichsner, A. Melzer und R. Schneider, "Simulation of ion energy distributions in Ar/CH4 rf discharges with ion extraction", Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 18 (2009) 035003 link

V. R. Ikkurthi, K. Matyash, A. Melzer und R. Schneider, "Computation of ion drag force on a static spherical dust grain immersed in rf discharges", Phys. Plasmas 16 (2009) 043703 link

Y. Ivanov und A. Melzer, "Modes of three-dimensional dust crystals in dusty plasmas", Phys. Rev E 79 (2009) 036402 link

2008

V. R. Ikkurthi, K. Matyash, A. Melzer und R. Schneider, "Computation of dust charge and potential on a static spherical dust grain immersed in rf discharges", Phys. Plasmas 15 (2008) 123704 link

H. Kählert, P. Ludwig, H. Baumgartner, M. Bonitz, D. Block, S. Käding, A. Melzer und A. Piel, "Probability of Metastable Configurations in Spherical Three-Dimensional Yukawa Crystals", Phys. Rev. E 78 (2008) 036408 link

A. Melzer, S. Käding, D. Block, A. Piel, "Stereoscopy in dusty plasmas", Photonik International Nr. 2/2008, 56 link

A. Piel, O. Arp, D. Block, I. Pilch, T. Trottenberg, S. Käding, A. Melzer, H. Baumgartner, C. Henning und M. Bonitz, "Complex Plasmas: forces and dynamical behaviour", Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 50 (2008) 124003 link

A. Melzer, S. Käding, D. Block and A. Piel, "Energy landscape in 3D finite dust clusters derived from shell transitions", J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 20 (2008) 404204 link

S. Käding, D. Block,  A. Melzer, A. Piel, H. Kählert, P. Ludwig und M. Bonitz, "Shell Transitions between Metastable States of Yukawa Balls", Phys. Plasmas 15 (2008) 073710 link

C. Henning, K. Fujioka, P. Ludwig, A. Piel, A. Melzer und M. Bonitz, "Existence and Vanishing of the Breathing Mode in Strongly Correlated Finite Systems", Phys. Rev. Lett 101 (2008) 045002 link

D. Block, S. Käding, A. Melzer, A. Piel, H. Baumgartner und M. Bonitz, "Experiments on Metastable States of Three-Dimensional Trapped Particle Clusters", Phys. Plasmas 15 (2008) 040701 link

A. Piel, O. Arp, M. Klindworth, A. Melzer, "Obliquely Propagating Dust-Density Waves", Phys. Rev. E 77 (2008) 026407 link

M. Bonitz, P. Ludwig, H. Baumgartner, C. Henning, A. Filinov, D. Block, O. Arp, A. Piel, S. Käding, Y. Ivanov, A. Melzer, H. Fehske, V. Filinov, "Classical and Quantum Coulomb Crystals", Phys. Plasmas 15 (2008) 055704 link

2007

A. Melzer, S. Käding, D. Block, A. Piel, "Stereoskopie in staubigen Plasmen", Photonik Nr. 6/2007, 56 link

A. Melzer, D. Block, A. Piel, "Strukturen aus Staub, Geladene Partikel in Plasmen erweitern die Palette der klassischen Coulomb-Cluster", Physik Journal 6 (2007) Nr. 1, 31 link

D. Block, M. Kroll, O. Arp, A. Piel, S. Käding, Y. Ivanov, A. Melzer, C. Henning, H. Baumgartner, P. Ludwig und M. Bonitz, "Structural and Dynamical Properties of Yukawa Balls", Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 49 (2007) B109 link

M. Wolter, A. Melzer, O. Arp, M. Klindworth, and A. Piel, "Force Measurements in Dusty Plasmas under Microgravity by means of Laser Manipulation", Phys. Plasmas 14 (2007) 123707 link

H. Baumgartner, H. Kählert, V. Golobnychiy, C. Henning, S. Käding, A. Melzer and M. Bonitz, "Shell structure of Yukawa Balls", Contrib. Plasma Phys. 47 (2007) 281 link

T. Miksch and A. Melzer, "Fluorescent Microspheres as Tracer Particles in Dusty Plasmas", Phys. Rev. E  75 (2007) 016404 link

Y. Ivanov and A. Melzer, "Particle Positioning Techniques for Dusty Plasma Experiments", Rev. Sci. Instrum. 78 (2007) 033506 link

S. Käding, Y. Ivanov and A. Melzer, "Stereoscopy on Coulomb Balls in Dusty Plasmas", IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 35 (2007) 328 link

M. Wolter, A. Melzer, O. Arp, M. Klindworth, M. Kroll and A. Piel, "Laser Manipulation of the Void Edge in Dusty Plasmas under Microgravity", IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 35 (2007) 266 link

2006

A. Melzer, "Zigzag transition of finite dust clusters", Phys. Rev. E 73 (2006) 056404 link

S. Käding and A. Melzer, "Three-dimensional stereoscopy of Yukawa (Coulomb) balls in dusty plasmas", Phys. Plasmas 13 (2006) 090701 link

A. Piel, M. Klindworth, O. Arp, A. Melzer, and M. Wolter, "Obliquely Propagating Dust-Density Plasma Waves in the Presence of an Ion Beam", Phys. Rev. Lett. 97 (2006) 205009 link

2005

M. Wolter and A. Melzer, "Laser Heating of Particles in Dusty Plasmas", Phys. Rev. E 71 (2005) 036414. link

Y. Ivanov and A. Melzer, "Melting Dynamics of Finite Clusters in Dusty Plasmas", Phys. Plasmas 12 (2005) 072110. link

O. Arp, D. Block, M. Bonitz, H. Fehske, V. Golubnychiy, S. Kosse, P. Ludwig, A. Melzer and A. Piel, "3D Coulomb balls: Experiment and Simulation", Journal of Physics: Conference Series 11 (2005) 234. link

2004

O. Arp, D. Block, A. Piel and A. Melzer, "Dust Coulomb balls: Three-Dimensional Plasma Crystals", Phys. Rev. Lett. 93 (2004) 165004. link

M. Klindworth, A. Piel and A. Melzer, "Dust-free regions around Langmuir probes in Complex Plasmas under Microgravity", Phys. Rev. Lett. 93 (2004) 195002. link

A. Melzer, "Dynamical Properties of Small and Large 2D Coulomb Clusters in Complex Plasmas", IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 32 (2004) 594. link

R. Ichiki, Y. Ivanov, M. Wolter, Y. Kawai and A. Melzer, "Melting and Heating of 2D Coulomb Clusters in Dusty Plasmas", Phys. Rev. E 70 (2004) 066404. link

2003

A. Melzer, „Mode Spectra of Thermally Excited 2D Dust Coulomb Clusters“, Phys. Rev. E 67 (2003) 016411. link

C. Zafiu, A. Melzer, A. Piel, „Measurement of the Ion Drag Force on Falling Dust Particles and its Relation to the Void Formation in Complex (Dusty) Plasmas“, Phys. Plasmas 10 (2003) 1278. link

A. Piel, A. Homann, M. Klindworth, A. Melzer, C. Zafiu, V. Nosenko and J. Goree, „Waves and Oscillations in Plasma Crystals “, J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 36 (2003) 533. link

C. Zafiu, A. Melzer, A. Piel, "Response to ``Comment on `Measurement of the ion drag force on falling dust particles and its relation to the void formation in complex (dusty) plasmas' ''[Phys. Plasmas 10, 4579 (2003)]", Phys. Plasmas 10 (2003) 4582. link

1994-2002

A. Piel and A. Melzer, „Dusty Plasmas - The State of Understanding From an Experimentalist's View“, Adv. Space Res. 29 (2002) 1255.

A. Piel, A. Melzer, „Dynamical Processes in Complex Plasmas (Review Article)“, Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 44 (2002) R1. link

C. Zafiu, A. Melzer, A. Piel, „Ion Drag and Thermophoretic Forces Acting on Free falling Charged Particles in an RF Driven Complex Plasma “, Phys. Plasmas 9 (2002) 4794. link

A. Melzer and A. Piel, „Normal modes of 2D Finite Clusters in Complex Plasmas“, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87 (2001) 115002 link

A. Melzer, „Laser-Experiments on Particle Interactions in Strongly Coupled Dusty Plasma Cystals“, Physica Scripta T89 (2001) 33.

A. Melzer, „Laser Manipulation of Particles in Dusty Plasmas “, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 10 (2001) 303. link

C. Zafiu, A. Melzer and A. Piel, „Nonlinear Resonances of Particles in a Dusty Plasma Sheath“, Phys. Rev. E 63 (2001) 066403. link

A. Melzer, V.A. Schweigert, and A. Piel, „Measurement of the Wakefield Attraction for Dust Plasma Molecules“, Physica Scripta 61 (2000) 494.

M. Klindworth, A. Melzer, A. Piel, and V.A. Schweigert, “Laser-excited intershell rotation of finite Coulomb clusters in a dusty plasma“, Phys. Rev. B 61 (2000) 8404. link

I.V. Schweigert, V.A. Schweigert, A. Melzer, and A. Piel, “Melting of a dust crystal with defects“, JETP Letters 71 (2000) 58.

I.V. Schweigert, V.A. Schweigert, A. Melzer, and A. Piel, “Melting of dust plasma crystals with defects“, Phys. Rev. E 62 (2000) 1238. link

A. Melzer, S. Nunomura, D. Samsonov, and J. Goree, “Laser-excited Mach cones in a dusty plasma crystal“, Phys. Rev. E 62 (2000) 4162.link

I.V. Schweigert, V.A. Schweigert, A. Melzer, and A. Piel, "Role of defects in the heating of the dust crystal in a rf discharge", Journal de Physique IV 10 (2000) 417.

V.A. Schweigert, A. Melzer, and A. Piel, "Dust particles shielding in a plasma with ion flow", Journal de Physique IV 10 (2000) 421.

V.A. Schweigert, I.V. Schweigert, A. Melzer, A. Homann, and A. Piel, „Structure of a microparticle crystal in a radio-frequency discharge plasma“, JETP 88 (1999) 482.

A. Piel, A. Homann, and A. Melzer, „Laser-excited waves in a plasma crystal“, Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion 59 (1999) A453. link

A. Homann, A. Melzer, and A. Piel, „Measuring the charge on single particles by laser-excited resonances in plasma crystals“, Phys. Rev. E 59 (1999) 3835. link

H. Schollmeyer, A. Melzer, A. Homann, and A. Piel, „Dust-dust and dust-plasma interactions of monolayer plasma crystals“, Phys. Plasmas 6 (1999) 2693. link

A. Melzer, V.A. Schweigert, and A. Piel, „Transition from attractive to repulsive forces in dust molecules in a plasma sheath “, Phys. Rev. Lett. 83 (1999) 3194. link

A. Homann, A. Melzer, R. Madani and A. Piel, „Laser excited dust lattice waves in plasma crystals“, Phys. Lett. A 242 (1998) 173. link

V.A. Schweigert, I.V. Schweigert, A. Melzer, A. Homann, and A. Piel,“Plasma crystal melting: a nonequilibrium phase transition “, Phys. Rev. Lett. 80 (1998) 5345. link

I.V. Schweigert, V.A. Schweigert, V.M. Bedanov, A. Melzer, A. Homann, and A. Piel, “Instability and melting of a crystal of microscopic particles in a radio-frequency discharge plasma“, JETP 87 (1998) 905.

A. Homann, A. Melzer, S. Peters and A. Piel, „Determination of the dust screening length by laser excited lattice waves“, Phys. Rev. E 56 (1997) 7138.link

A. Melzer, A. Homann and A. Piel, „Experimental investigation of the melting transition of the plasma crystal“, Phys. Rev. E 53 (1996) 2757. link

A. Melzer, V.A. Schweigert, I.V. Schweigert, A. Homann, S. Peters and A. Piel, „Structure and stability of the Plasma Crystal “, Phys. Rev. E 54 (1996) 46. link

V.A. Schweigert, I.V. Schweigert, A. Melzer, A. Homann, S. Peters and A. Piel, „Alignment and instability of dust crystals in plasmas“, Phys. Rev. E 54 (1996) 4155. link

S. Peters, A. Homann, A. Melzer and A. Piel, “Measurement of dust particle shielding in a plasma from oscillations of a linear chain “, Phys. Lett A 223 (1996) 389. link

T. Trottenberg, A. Melzer and A. Piel, „Measurement of the electric charge on particulates forming Coulomb crystals in the sheath of a radiofrequency plasma“, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 4 (1995) 450. link

A. Melzer, R. Flohr and A. Piel, „Comparison of probe measurements and emission spectroscopy in a radiofrequency discharge“, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 4 (1995) 424. link

R. Flohr, A. Melzer and A. Piel, „On the influence of secondary electrons in rf discharges in helium“, Plasma Sources Sci. Technol. 3 (1994) 206. link

A. Melzer, T. Trottenberg and A. Piel, “Experimental Determination of the charge on dust particles forming Coulomb lattices “, Phys. Lett. A 191 (1994) 301. link