Publications, Holger Merlitz

Peer reviewed and printed papers only, not including proceedings or preprints


  1. H. Merlitz, D. Pelte, Quantum Correlations of bosons and fermions produced in heavy ion collisions, Z. Phys. A 351, p. 187 (1995)
  2. H. Merlitz, D. Pelte, Bose-Einstein Correlations of Pion Wavepackets, Z. Phys. A 357, p. 175 (1997)
  3. H. Merlitz, D. Pelte, The role of the quantum dispersion in the Coulomb correction of Bose-Einstein correlations, Phys. Lett. B 415, p. 411 (1997)
  4. M. Hammermann, C. Steinmaier, H. Merlitz, U. Kapp, W. Waldeck, G. Chirico, J. Langowski, Salt effects on the structure and internal dynamics of superhelical DNAs studied by light scattering and Brownian dynamics, Biophys. J. 73, p. 2674 (1997)
  5. W. Reisdorf et al., Central collisions of Au on Au at 150, 250 and 400 A·MeV, Nuclear Physics A 612, p. 493 (1997)
  6. D. Pelte et al, Charged pion production in Au on Au collisions at 1 AGeV The FOPI Collaboration, Z. Phys. A 357, p. 215 (1997)
  7. Holger Merlitz, Karsten Rippe, Konstantin V. Klenin, Jörg Langowski, Looping Dynamics of Linear DNA Molecules and the Effect of DNA Curvature: A Study by Brownian Dynamics Simulation, Biophys. J. 74, p. 773 (1998)
  8. Konstantin Klenin, Holger Merlitz, Jörg Langowski, A Brownian Dynamics Program for the Simulation of Linear and Circular DNA and other Wormlike Chain Polyelectrolytes, Biophys. J. 74, p. 780 (1998)
  9. M. Eskef et al., Identification of baryon resonances in central heavy-ion collisions at energies between 1 and 2 AGeV, Europ. Phys. J. A 3, p. 335 (1998)
  10. H. Merlitz, D. Pelte, The Coulomb Interaction between Pion Wavepackets: The Pi+ Pi- Puzzle, J. Phys. G 25, p. 1079 (1999)
  11. F. Rami et al., Flow angle from intermediate mass fragment measurements, Nuclear Physics A 646, p. 367 (1999)
  12. R. Kotte et al., On the space-time difference of proton and composite particle emission in central heavy-ion reactions at 400 A· MeV, Europ. Phys. J. A 6, p. 185 (1999)
  13. F. Rami et al., Isospin Tracing: A Probe of Nonequilibrium in Central Heavy-Ion Collisions, Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, p. 1120 (2000)
  14. P. Crochet et al., Sideward flow of K+ mesons in Ru+Ru and Ni+Ni reactions near threshold, Phys. Lett. B 486, p. 6 (2000)
  15. Rajat K. Chaudhuri, Prafulla K. Panda, Holger Merlitz, B.P. Das, Uttam Sinha Mahapatra, Debashis Mukherjee, Ionization potentials of beryllium-like ions from the relativistic coupled-cluster-based linear response theory, J. Phys. B 33, p. 5129 (2000)
  16. K. Wisniewski et al., Direct comparison of phase-space distributions of K- and K+ mesons in heavy-ion collisions at SIS energies -- evidence for in-medium modifications of kaons?, Europ. Phys. J. A 9, p. 515 (2000)
  17. A. Andronic et al., Transition from in-plane to out-of-plane azimuthal enhancement in Au+Au collisions, Nuclear Physics A 679, p. 765 (2001)
  18. H. Merlitz, Geetha Gopakumar, Rajat K. Chaudhuri, B.P. Das, Uttam Sinha Mahapatra, Debashis Mukherjee, Core effects on ionization potentials in thallium, Phys. Rev. A 63, p. 022507 (2001)
  19. Geetha Gopakumar, Holger Merlitz, Sonjoy Majumder, Rajat K. Chaudhuri, B.P. Das, Uttam Sinha Mahapatra, Debashis Mukherjee, Ionization potential and excitation energy calculations for Ba+ using the relativistic coupled-cluster method, Phys. Rev. A 64, p. 032502 (2001)
  20. Sonjoy Majumder, Geetha Gopakumar, Holger Merlitz, B.P. Das, Relativistic coupled-cluster calculations using hybrid basis functions, J. Phys. B 34, p. 4821 (2001)
  21. Geetha Gopakumar, Holger Merlitz, Rajat K. Chaudhuri, B.P. Das, Uttam Sinha Mahapatra, Debashis Mukherjee, Electric dipole and quadrupole transition amplitudes for Ba+ using the relativistic coupled-cluster method, Phys. Rev. A 66, p. 032505 (2002)
  22. Sonjoy Majumder, Holger Merlitz, Geetha Gopakumar, B.P. Das, Uttam Sinha Mahapatra, Debashis Mukherjee, Accurate Calculations of Interstellar Lines of Mg+ Using the Coupled-Cluster Approach, Astrophys. J. 574, p. 513 (2002)
  23. Bijaya K. Sahoo, Rajat Chaudhuri, B.P. Das, Sonjoy Majumder, Holger Merlitz, Uttam Sinha Mahapatra, Debashis Mukherjee, Influence of correlation effects on the magnetic dipole hyperfine interaction in the low-lying states of Ca+, J. Phys. B 26, p. 1 (2003)
  24. Bijaya K. Sahoo, Geetha Gopakumar, Rajat K. Chaudhuri, B. P. Das, Holger Merlitz, Uttam Sinha Mahapatra, and Debashis Mukherjee, Magnetic dipole hyperfine interactions in 137Ba+ and the accuracies of the neutral weak interaction matrix elements, Phys. Rev. A 68, p. 040501 (2003)
  25. Rajat K. Chaudhuri, Bijaya Kumar Sahoo, Bhanu Pratap Das, Holger Merlitz, Uttam Sinha Mahapatra and Debashis Mukherjee, Relativistic coupled cluster calculations of the energies for rubidium and cesium atoms, J. Chem. Phys. 119, p. 10633 (2003)
  26. Sonjoy Majumder, G. Gopakumar, R.K. Chaudhuri, B.P. Das, H. Merlitz, U.S. Mahapatra, D. Mukherjee, Theoretical studies of electric quadrupole transition probabilities in Mg II, Eur. Phys. J. D 28, p. 3 (2004)
  27. Application of relativistic coupled-cluster theory to heavy atomic systems with strongly interacting configurations: Hyperfine interactions in 207Pb+; Bijaya K. Sahoo, Rajat K. Chaudhuri, B.P. Das, Holger Merlitz and Debashis Mukherjee: Phys. Rev. A 72, 032507 (2005).
  28. B.K. Sahoo, S. Majumder, H. Merlitz, R. Chaudhuri, B.P. Das, D. Mukherjee, Electric dipole transition amplitudes for 207Pb+, J. Phys. B 39, p. 355 (2006)
  29. H. Merlitz, W. Wenzel, Comparison of stochastic optimization methods for receptor-ligand docking, Chem. Phys. Lett. 362, p. 271 (2002)
  30. T. Herges, H. Merlitz, W. Wenzel, Stochastic Optimisation Methods for Biomolecular Structure Prediction, JALA 7, p. 98 (2002).
  31. T. Herges, H. Merlitz and W. Wenzel, Stochastic Optimization Methods for Biomolecular Structure Prediction, in T. Chakraborty, F. Peeters and U. Sivan (eds.) Nano-Physics and Bio-electronics: A New Odyssey, p 281 ff, (Elsevier,Amsterdam 2002)
  32. H. Merlitz, B. Burghardt, W. Wenzel, Application of the Stochastic Tunneling technique to high throughput database screening, Chem. Phys. Lett. 370, p. 68 (2003)
  33. H. Merlitz, B. Burghardt and W. Wenzel, Application of the Stochastic Tunneling Method to High Throughput Screening, Proceedings of the Intl. Conf. Comput. Nanoscience (2003)
  34. T. Herges, A. Schug, H. Merlitz, W. Wenzel, Stochastic optimization methods for structure prediction of biomolecular nanoscale systems, Nanotechnology 14 No 11 (November 2003) p. 1161
  35. H. Merlitz, B. Burghardt, W. Wenzel, Impact of receptor conformation on in-silico screening performance, Chem. Phys. Lett. 390, p. 500 (2004)
  36. H. Merlitz, T. Herges, W. Wenzel, Fluctuation analysis and accuracy of a large-scale in-silico screen, J. Comp. Chem. 25, p. 1568 (2004)
  37. H. Merlitz and W. Wenzel, High Throughput in-silico Screening against Flexible Protein Receptors, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3045, p. 465 (2004)
  38. A. Schug, A. Verma, H. Merlitz, W. Wenzel, and G. Schoen, Biomolecular structure prediction stochastic optimization methods, Adv. Eng. Materials 7, p. 1005 (2005)
  39. B. Fischer, H. Merlitz, and W. Wenzel, High Throughput in-silico screening against flexible protein receptors, In: Modern Methods for Theoretical Chemical Physics of Biopolymers, A. Kukol (ed), p 179, Elsevier, 2005
  40. B. Fischer, S. Basili, H. Merlitz and W. Wenzel, Accuracy of binding mode prediction with a cascadic stochastic tunneling method, Proteins 68, p. 195 (2007)
  41. K. Klenin, H. Merlitz, J. Langowski, C.X. Wu, Facilitated Diffusion of DNA-binding proteins, Phys. Rev. Lett 96, 018104 (2006), selected for the January 15, 2006 issue of Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research
  42. H. Merlitz, K. Klenin, C.X. Wu, J. Langowski, Facilitated diffusion of DNA-binding proteins: Efficient simulation with the method of excess collisions, J. Chem. Phys. 124, 134908 (2006), selected for the April 15, 2006 issue of Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research
  43. H. Merlitz, K. Klenin, C.X. Wu, J. Langowski, Facilitated diffusion of DNA-binding proteins: Simulation of large systems, J. Chem. Phys. 125, 014906 (2006)
  44. Zhi-Yong Huang, Holger Merlitz, Chen-Xu Wu, Phase separation of a binary two-dimensional core-softened fluid, J. Chem. Phys. 124, 234506 (2006)
  45. Xiao-Bing Dai, Holger Merlitz, Chen-Xu Wu, Transverse elasticity of multi-walled carbon nanotubes, Eur. J. Phys. B 54, 109 (2006)
  46. Annika Wedemeier , Holger Merlitz , Chen-Xu Wu , Joerg Langowski, Modeling diffusional transport in the interphase cell nucleus, J. Chem. Phys. 127, 045102 (2007)
  47. Gui-Li He, Holger Merlitz, Jens-Uwe Sommer and Chen-Xu Wu, Static and dynamic properties of polymer brushes at moderate and high grafting densities: A molecular dynamics study, Macromolecules 40, 6721 (2007)
  48. Gui-Li He, Holger Merlitz, Jens-Uwe Sommer and Chen-Xu Wu, Polymer brushes near the crystallization density, Eur. J. Phys. E 24, 325 (2007)
  49. Annika Wedemeier , Ting Zhang, Holger Merlitz , Chen-Xu Wu , Joerg Langowski, The role of chromatin conformations in diffusional transport of chromatin-binding proteins: Cartesian lattice simulations, J. Chem. Phys. 128, 155101 (2008)
  50. Holger Merlitz, Gui-Li He, Chen-Xu Wu, Jens-Uwe Sommer, Surface Instabilities of Monodisperse and Densely Grafted Polymer Brushes, Macromolecules (Note) 41, 5070 (2008)
  51. Holger Merlitz, Gui-Li He, Chen-Xu Wu, Jens-Uwe Sommer, Chain Expulsion out of Dense Polymer Brushes, Macromol. Theory Simul. 17, 171 (2008). Article selected for front-page of this issue!
  52. B. Fischer, H. Merlitz, W. Wenzel, Receptor Flexibility for Large-Scale In Silico Ligand Screens: Chances and Challenges, in `Methods in Molecular Biology', Volume 443, Chapter 18, p. 353-364, Edited by Andreas Kukol, Clifton, N.Y. 2008
  53. Holger Merlitz, Gui-Li He, Jens-Uwe Sommer and Chen-Xu Wu, Reversibly Switchable Polymer Brushes with Hydrophobic/Hydrophilic Behavior: A Langevin Dynamics Study, Macromolecules 42, 445 (2009)
  54. Holger Merlitz, Gui-Li He, Chen-Xu Wu and Jens-Uwe Sommer, Nanoscale brushes: How to build a smart surface coating, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 115702 (2009). Selected for the April 6, 2009 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology!
  55. Gui-Li He, Holger Merlitz, Jens-Uwe Sommer and Chen-Xu Wu, Microphase separation of mixed binary polymer brushes at different temperatures, Macromolecules 42, 7194 (2009).
  56. Petra Uhlmann, Holger Merlitz, Jens-Uwe Sommer, Manfred Stamm, Polymer brushes for surface tuning, Macromolecular Rapid Communication 30, 372 (2009)
  57. Annika Wedemeier, Holger Merlitz, Chen-Xu Wu, Joerg Langowski, How proteins squeeze through polymer networks: a Cartesian lattice study, J. Chem. Phys 131, 064905 (2009)
  58. Annika Wedemeier, Holger Merlitz, Joerg Langowski, Anomalous diffusion in the presence of mobile obstacles, Europhys. Lett. 88, 38004 (2009)
  59. Holger Merlitz, Distortion of binoculars revisited: Does the sweet spot exist?, J. Opt. Soc. Am. A, 27, 50 (2010). Selected by the editor-in-chief for publication in the Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics (VJBO), Vol. 5, Iss. 2 (2010).
  60. Su-Zhen He, Holger Merlitz, Long Chen, Chen-Xu Wu and Jens-Uwe Sommer, Polyelectrolyte brushes: MD simulation and SCF theory, Macromolecules 43, 7845 (2010).
  61. Long Chen, Holger Merlitz, Su-zhen He, Chen-Xu Wu and Jens-Uwe Sommer, Polyelectrolyte Brushes: Debye Approximation and Mean-Field Theory, Macromolecules 44, 3109 (2011)
  62. Holger Merlitz, Chen-Xu Wu, and Jens-Uwe Sommer, Starlike Polymer Brushes, Macromolecules 44, 7043 (2011).
  63. Xue-Zheng Cao, Holger Merlitz, Chen-Xu Wu and Jens-Uwe Sommer, Polymer-induced entropic depletion potential, Phys. Review E 84, 041802 (2011).
  64. D. Romeis, H. Merlitz and J.-U. Sommer, A new numerical approach to dense polymer brushes and surface instabilities, J. Chem. Phys. 136, 044903 (2012).
  65. Xue-Zheng Cao, Holger Merlitz, Jens-Uwe Sommer and Chen-Xu Wu, Entropy dominated behaviors of confined polymer-nanoparticle composites, Chin. Phys. B 21, 118202 (2012).
  66. Holger Merlitz, Chen-Xu Wu and Jens-Uwe Sommer, Inclusion Free Energy of Nanoparticles in Polymer Brushes, Macromolecules 45, 8494 (2012).
  67. Holger Merlitz, Wei Cui, Chen-Xu Wu and Jens-Uwe Sommer, Semianalytical Mean-Field Model for Starlike Polymer Brushes in Good Solvent, Macromolecules 46, 1248 (2013).
  68. Su-Zhen He, Holger Merlitz, Chan-Fei Su, Chen-Xu Wu, Static and dynamic properties of grafted ring polymer: Molecular dynamics simulation, Chinese Physics B 22, 016101 (2013).
  69. Xue-Zheng Cao, Holger Merlitz, Chen-Xu Wu, S. A. Egorov and Jens-Uwe Sommer, Effective Pair Potentials between Nanoparticles Induced by Single Monomers and Polymer Chains, Soft Matter 9, 5916 (2013).
  70. Xiao-Fang Ye, Holger Merlitz, Chen-Xu Wu, Biaxiality of Liquid Crystal Formed by Bent-Core Molecules with a Transverse Dipole Moment Deviating from their Angular Bisector, Chin. Phys. Lett. 30, 106103 (2013).
  71. Wei Cui, Chan-Fei Su, Chen-Xu Wu, Holger Merlitz and Jens-Uwe Sommer, Numerical evidences for a free energy barrier in starlike polymer brushes, JCP 139, 134910 (2013).
  72. Xue-Zheng Cao, Holger Merlitz, Chen-Xu Wu and Jens-Uwe Sommer, Polymer induced Inverse-Temperature Crystallization of Nanoparticles on a Substrate, ACS Nano 7, 9920 (2013).
  73. Gui-Li He, Holger Merlitz and Jens-Uwe Sommer, Molecular dynamics simulations of polyelectrolyte brushes under poor solvent conditions: Origins of bundle formation, J. Chem. Phys. 140, 104911 (2014).
  74. Wei Cui, Chan-Fei Su, Holger Merlitz, Chen-Xu Wu, and Jens-Uwe Sommer, Structure of Dendrimer Brushes: Mean-Field Theory and MD Simulations, Macromolecules 47, p. 3645 (2014).
  75. Holger Merlitz, Wei Cui, Chan-Fei Su, Chen-Xu Wu, and Jens-Uwe Sommer, Grafted Polyrotaxanes: Scaling Theory and Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Macromolecules 47, p. 4110 (2014).
  76. Chan-Fei Su, Wei Cui, Holger Merlitz, Chen-Xu Wu and Jens-Uwe Sommer, Starlike polymer brushes in Theta-solvent, Polymer 55, p. 3254 (2014).
  77. H. Merlitz, Performance of binoculars: Berek's model of target detection, J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 32, p. 101 (2015).
  78. Ming-Ying Zheng, Holger Merlitz, Chen-Xu Wu, Quartic coupling and its effect on wetting behaviors in nematic liquid crystals, Chinese Phys. B 24, 026101 (2015).
  79. Holger Merlitz, Chengwu Li, Chenxu Wu and Jens-Uwe Sommer, Polyelectrolyte brushes in external fields: molecular dynamics simulations and mean-field theory, Soft Matter 11, p. 5688 (2015).
  80. Tien-Mo Shih, Zhaojing Gao, Ziquan Guo, Holger Merlitz, Pattrick Pagni and Zhong Chen, Maximal rectification ratios for idealized bi-segment thermal rectifiers, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 5, 12677 (2015).
  81. Su-Zhen He, Holger Merlitz, Jens-Uwe Sommer and Chen-Xu Wu, Counterion-mediated protein adsorption into polyelectrolyte brushes, Europ. Phys. Jour. E 38, p. 101 (2015).
  82. Cheng-Wu Li, Holger Merlitz, Chen-Xu Wu and Jens-Uwe Sommer, The structure of brushes made of dendrimers: Recent advances, Polymer 98, p. 437 (2016)
  83. Xue-Zheng Cao; Holger Merlitz, Chen-Xu Wu, Goran Unger and Jens-Uwe Sommer, A theoretical study of dispersion-to-aggregation of nanoparticles in adsorbing polymers using molecular dynamics simulations, NANOSCALE 8, p. 6964 (2016).
  84. Zhang, Jihong, Shih, Tienmo, Lu, Yijun, Merlitz, Holger, Chang, Richard Ru-Gin and Chen, Zhong, Non-synchronization of lattice and carrier temperatures in light-emitting diodes SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 6, 19539 (2016).
  85. Norbert Muecke, Stefan Weinheim, Holger Merlitz, Jan Buchholz, Joerg Langowski and Harald Herrmann, In Vitro Assembly Kinetics of Cytoplasmic Intermediate Filaments: A Correlative Monte Carlo Simulation Study, PLOS ONE, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0157451 (2016).
  86. Holger Merlitz, Cheng-Wu Li, Chen-Xu Wu and Jens-Uwe Sommer, Theoretical approaches to starlike polymer brushes in Theta-solvent, Polymer 103, p. 57 (2016).
  87. Zhaojing Gao, Tien-Mo Shih, Holger Merlitz, and Zhong Chen, Controlling and maximizing effective thermal properties by manipulating transient behaviors during energy-system cycles, Int. Comm. Heat Mass Transfer 75, 137-146 (2016)
  88. Chan-Fei Su, Holger Merlitz, Chen-Xu Wu and Jens-Uwe Sommer, Mixed brush made of 4-arm stars and linear chains: MD simulations, J. Chem. Phys. 145, 234905 (2016).
  89. Holger Merlitz, Chen-Xu Wu and Jens-Uwe Sommer, Directional transport of colloids inside a bath of self-propelling walkers, Soft Matter 13, p. 3726 (2017).
  90. Xue-Zheng Cao, Holger Merlitz and Chen-Xu Wu, Tuning Adsorption Duration to Control the Diffusion of a Nanoparticle in Adsorbing Polymers, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 8, p. 2629 (2017).


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