Selected publications

Cross-disciplinary Science

M. Nitzan, J. Casadiego and M. Timme (2017).
Revealing network topology from statistics of collective dynamics
Science Advances 3: e1600396. (download file)

D. Witthaut, S. Wimberger, R. Burioni, and M. Timme (2017).
Classical synchronization indicates persistent entanglement in isolated quantum systems 
Nature Comm. 8:15829. (download file)

C. Kirst, M. Timme, and D. Battaglia (2016).
Dynamic information routing in complex networks

Nature Comm. 7:11061. (download file)

M. Timme, and J. Casadiego (2014).
Revealing networks from dynamics: an introduction
J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 47(34):343001. (download file)

M. Timme (2007).
Revealing Network Connectivity from Response Dynamics
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98(22):224101.

 

Bioinspired 'Intelligent' Networks & Dynamically Smart Engineering

J. Klinglmayr, C. Bettstetter, M. Timme, and C. Kirst (2017).
Convergence of Self-Organizing Pulse-Coupled Oscillator Synchronization in Dynamic Networks
IEEE Trans. Autom. Control. 66(4). (download file)

S. Steingrube, M. Timme, F. Wörgötter, and P. Manoonpong (2010).
Self-organized adaptation of a simple neural circuit enables complex robot behaviour

Nature Physics 6:224-230. (download file)

H. Ronellenfitsch, M. Timme, and D. Witthaut (2016).
A Dual Method for Computing Power Transfer Distribution Factors
IEEE Trans. Power Syst. PP(99). (download file)

B. Schäfer, M. Matthiae, M. Timme, and D. Witthaut (2015).
Decentral Smart Grid Control
New J. Phys. 17(1):015002. (download file)

F. Schittler Neves, and M. Timme (2012).
Computation by Switching in Complex Networks of States

Phys. Rev. Lett. 109:018701. (download file)

J. Klinglmayr, C. Kirst, C. Bettstetter, and M. Timme (2012).
Guaranteeing global synchronization in networks with stochastic interactions
New J. Phys. 14:073031. (download file)

D. Witthaut, and M. Timme (2012).
Braess's paradox in oscillator networks, desynchronization and power outage
New J. Phys. 14:083036. (download file)

 

Statistical Physics and Nonlinear Dynamics

N. Molkenthin, and M. Timme (2016).
Scaling Laws in Spatial Network Formation
Phys. Rev. Lett. 117(16):168301. (download file)

D. Witthaut, M. Rohden, X. Zhang, S. Hallerberg, and M. Timme (2016).
Critical Links and Nonlocal Rerouting in Complex Supply Networks 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 116(13):138701. (download file)

M. Schröder, M. Mannattil, D. Dutta, S. Chakraborty, and M. Timme (2015).
Transient Uncoupling Induces Synchronization

Phys. Rev. Lett. 115:054101. (download file)

M. Rohden, A. Sorge, M. Timme, and D. Witthaut (2012).
Self-Organized Synchronization in Decentralized Power Grids

Phys. Rev. Lett. 109:064101. (download file)

J. Nagler, A. Levina, and M. Timme (2011).
Impact of single links in competitive percolation

Nature Physics 7:265. (download file)

C. Bick, M. Timme, D. Paulikat, D. Rathlef, and P. Ashwin (2011).
Chaos in Symmetric Phase Oscillator Networks
Phys. Rev. Lett. 107(244101). (download file)

C. Kirst, T. Geisel, and M. Timme (2009).
Sequential Desynchronization in Networks of Spiking Neurons with Partial Reset

Phys. Rev. Lett. 102:068101. (download file)

S. Jahnke, R.M. Memmesheimer, and M. Timme (2008).
Stable Irregular Dynamics in Complex Neural Networks
Phys. Rev. Lett. 100:048102. (download file)

R.M. Memmesheimer, and M. Timme (2006).
Designing the Dynamics of Spiking Neural Networks

Phys. Rev. Lett. 97:188101.

A. Zumdieck, M. Timme, T. Geisel, and F. Wolf (2004c).
Long Chaotic Transients in Complex Networks
Phys. Rev. Lett. 93:244103.

M. Timme, F. Wolf, and T. Geisel (2004b).
Topological Speed Limits to Network Synchronization
Phys. Rev. Lett. 92:074101.

M. Denker, M. Timme, M. Diesmann, F. Wolf, and T. Geisel (2004a).
Breaking Synchrony by Heterogeneity in Complex Networks
Phys. Rev. Lett. 92:074103.

M. Timme, F. Wolf, and T. Geisel (2002b).
Prevalence of Unstable Attractors in Networks of Pulse-Coupled Oscillators
Phys. Rev. Lett. 89(15):154105.

S. Großkinsky, M. Timme, and B. Naundorf (2002a).
Universal Attractors of Reversible Aggregate-Reorganization Processes
Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(24):245501.

 

Biological Sciences

S. Jahnke, M. Timme, and R.M. Memmesheimer (2015).
A Unified Dynamic Model for Learning, Replay, and Sharp-Wave/Ripples
J. Neurosci. 35(49):16236. (download file)

H. Arnoldt, S.H. Strogatz, and M. Timme (2015).
Toward the Darwinian transition: Switching between distributed and speciated states in a simple model of early life
Phys. Rev. E 92(5):052909. (download file)

S. Jahnke, R.M. Memmesheimer, and M. Timme (2014).
Oscillation-Induced Signal Transmission and Gating in Neural Circuits
PLoS Comput. Biol. 10(12):1003940. (download file)

C. Tetzlaff, C. Kolodziejski, M. Timme, M. Tsodyks, and F. Woergoetter (2013).
Synaptic Scaling Enables Dynamically Distinct Short- and Long-Term Memory Formation
PLoS Comput. Biol. 9:e1003307. (download file)

R.M. Memmesheimer, and M. Timme (2012).
Non-Additive Coupling Enables Propagation of Synchronous Spiking Activity in Purely Random Networks
PLoS Comput. Biol. 8:e1002384.

 

Systemic Sustainability

H. Vester, and M. Timme (2010).
Call for cooperation to contain damage by Chile’s salmon farms
Nature 465:869. (download file)

 

Applied Mathematics

C. Bick, M. Timme, and C. Kolodziejski (2012).
Adapting Predictive Feedback Chaos Control for Optimal Convergence Speed
SIAM J. Appl. Dyn. Syst. 11:1310. (download file)

C. Kirst and M. Timme (2010).
Partial Reset in Pulse-Coupled Oscillators
SIAM J. Appl. Math. 70:2119 (2010).

M. Timme, and F. Wolf (2008).
The simplest problem in the collective dynamics of neural networks: is synchrony stable?

Nonlinearity 21:1579-1599. (download file)

P. Ashwin, and M. Timme (2005).
Unstable attractors: existence and robustness in networks of oscillators with delayed pulse coupling

Nonlinearity 18:2035-2060.

Journal publications

submitted:

94. X. Zhang, S. Hallerberg, M. Matthiae, D. Witthaut, and M. Timme
Dynamic Response Patterns of Complex Oscillator Networks 
submitted (2017).

93. F. Basiri, J. Casadiego, M. Timme, and D. Witthaut
Inferring power-grid topology in the face of uncertainties 
submitted (2017).

92. A. Motter and M. Timme 
Antagonistic Phenomena in Network Dynamics
Annu. Rev. Cond. Mat. Phys., under review (2017).

91. B. J. Lunsmann, C. Kirst, and M. Timme
Transitions to Network Reconstructibility for Weak Coupling
under review (2017).

90. J. Casadiego, M. Nitzan, S. Hallerberg and M. Timme
Model-free inference of direct interactions from nonlinear collective dynamics 
under revision (2017).

published:

2017

89. N. Sharafi, M. Timme and S. Hallerberg (2017).
Critical transitions and perturbation growth directions
Phys. Rev. E 96:032220. (download file)

https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.96.032220

88. H. Vester, S. Hallerberg, M. Timme, and K. Hammerschmidt (2017).
Vocal repertoire of long-finned pilot whales (Globicephala melas) in northern Norway
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 141(6):4289. (download file)

87. M. Rohden, D. Witthaut, M. Timme, and H. Meyer-Ortmanns (2017).
Curing critical links in oscillator networks as power flow models 
New J. Phys. 19(1):013002. (download file)

86. D. Witthaut, S. Wimberger, R. Burioni and M. Timme (2017). 
Classical Synchronization indicates Persistent Entanglement in Isolated Quantum Systems
Nature Comm. 8: 14829. (download file)

85. M. Nitzan, J. Casadiego and M. Timme (2017). 
Revealing network topology from statistics of collective dynamics
Science Adv. 3: e1600396. (download file)

84. B. Schäfer, M. Matthiae, X. Zhang, M. Rohden, M. Timme, and D. Witthaut (2017).
Escape routes, weak links, and desynchronization in fluctuation-driven networks 
Phys. Rev. E 95(6):060203. (download file)

83. D. Manik, M. Rohden, H. Ronellenfitsch, X. Zhang, S. Hallerberg, D. Witthaut, and M. Timme (2017).
Network susceptibilities: Theory and applications 
Phys. Rev. E 95(1):012319. (download file)

82. F.S. Neves, M. Voit, and M. Timme (2017).
Noise-constrained switching times for heteroclinic computing 
Chaos 27(3):033107. (download file)

81. D. Manik, M. Timme, and D. Witthaut (2017). 
Cycle flows and multistabilty in oscillatory networks: an overview
Chaos, under revision.

80. J. Klinglmayr, C. Kirst, M. Timme, and C. Bettstetter (2017). 
Convergence of Self-Organizing Synchronization in Dynamically Changing Networks
IEEE Trans. Autom. Control 62(4):1606.

2016

79. M. Schröder, S. Chakraborty, D. Witthaut, J. Nagler, and M. Timme (2016).
Interaction Control to Synchronize Non-synchronizable Networks 
Sci. Rep. 6:37142. (download file)

78. N. Molkenthin and M. Timme (2016). 
Scaling Laws in Spatial Network Formation  
Phys. Rev. Lett. 117: 168301. 

77. A. Tandon, M. Schröder, M. Mannattil, M. Timme, and S. Chakraborty (2016).
Synchronizing noisy nonidentical oscillators by transient uncoupling 
Chaos 26(9):094817. (download file)

76. C. Kirst, M. Timme and D. Battaglia (2016). 
Dynamic Information Routing in Complex Networks
Natur Comm. 7:11061. 

75. B. Schäfer, C. Grabow, A. Sabine, K. J, D. Witthaut, and M. Timme (2016).
Taming instabilities in power grid networks by decentralized control 
Eur. Phys. J. ST 225(3):569. (download file)

74. D. Witthaut, M. Rohden, X. Zhou, S. Hallerberg, M. Timme (2016). 
Critical Links and Nonlocal Rerouting in Complex Supply Networks
Phys. Rev. Lett. 116: 138701 

73. H. Ronellenfitsch, M. Timme and D.Witthaut (2016). 
A Dual Method for Computing Power Transfer Distribution Factors
IEEE Trans. Power Syst. vol PP (99):2589464. 

72. J. Klinglmayr, C. Kirst, M. Timme, and C. Bettstetter (2016). 
Convergence of Self-Organizing Synchronization in Dynamically Changing Networks 
IEEE Trans. Mob. Comput. vol PP (99):2593642.

71. H. Vester, K. Hammerschmidt, M. Timme and S. Hallerberg (2016). 
* Quantifying group specificity of animal vocalizations without specific sender information
Phys. Rev. E 93:022138 * media coverage: Europa Press, PhysOrg. 

2015

70. S. Jahnke, M. Timme and R.-M. Memmesheimer (2015).
A Unified Dynamic Model for Learning, Replay and Sharp-Wave/Ripples
J. Neurosci., 35:16236. 

69. H. Arnoldt, S. Strogatz, and M. Timme (2015).
*Toward the Darwinian transition: Switching between distributed and speciated states in a simple model of early life 
Phys. Rev. E 92:052909. * media coverage: ScienceXX, PhysOrg, InnovationsReport, requested to be covered by New Scientist.

68. M. Timme, L. Kocarev , and D. Witthaut (2015).
Focus on networks, energy and the economy
New J. Phys. 17(11):110201. (download file)

67. D. Witthaut, and M. Timme (2015).
Nonlocal effects and countermeasures in cascading failures
Phys. Rev. E 92(3):032809. (download file)

66. C. Grabow, S. Grosskinsky, J. Kurths, and M. Timme (2015).
Collective relaxation dynamics of small-world networks
Phys. Rev. E 91:052815. (download file)

65. M. Schröder, M. Mannattil, D. Dutta, S. Chakraborty, and M. Timme (2015).
Transient Uncoupling Induces Synchronization
Phys. Rev. Lett. 115:054101. 

64. H. Arnoldt, S. Chang, S. Jahnke, B. Urmersbach, H. Taschenberger, and M. Timme (2015).
When Less Is More: Non-monotonic Spike Sequence Processing in Neurons
PLoS Comput. Biol. 11(2):e1004002. (download file)

63. B. Schaefer, M. Matthiae, M. Timme and D. Witthaut (2015).
*Decentral Smart Grid Control
New J. Phys. 17:015002. * media coverage: Pro Physik, 50 Hertz, Solarify, ScienceXX, Umspannen.de

62. J. Casadiego, and M. Timme (2015).
Network Dynamics as an Inverse Problem
In: Mathematical Technology of Networks, edited by Delio Mugnolo. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, chapter 3, pages 39-48. (download file)

2014

61. S. Jahnke, R.-M. Memmesheimer, and M. Timme (2014).
Oscillation-induced Signal Transmission and Gating in Neural Circuits 
PLoS Comput. Biol., 10:e1003940. 

60. M. Timme and J. L. Casadiego  (2014).
Revealing Networks from Dynamics – An Introduction
J. Phys. A: Theor. Math. (Invited Topical Review) 47:343001.

59. D. Manik, D. Witthaut, B. Schäfer, M. Matthiae, A. Sorge, M. Rohden, E. Katifori, and M. Timme (2014).
Supply networks: Instabilities without overload
Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics 223(12):2527-2547. (download file)

58. C. Bick, C. Kolodziejski, and M. Timme (2014).
Controlling chaos faster
Chaos 24(3):033138. (download file)

57. S. Jahnke, R.M. Memmesheimer, and M. Timme (2014).
Hub-activated signal transmission in complex networks
Phys. Rev. E (Rapid) 89:030701. (download file)

56. M. Rohden, A. Sorge, D. Witthaut, and M. Timme (2014).
Impact of network topology on synchrony of oscillatory power grids
Chaos 24:013123. 

55. D. Breuer, M. Timme and R.-M. Memmesheimer (2014).
Statistical Physics of Neural Systems with Non-additive Dendritic Coupling
Phys. Rev. X 4:011053. 

54. D. Witthaut and M. Timme (2014).
Kuramoto Dynamics in Hamiltonian Systems
Phys. Rev. E 90:032917. 

2013

53. S. Jahnke, R.M. Memmesheimer, and M. Timme (2013).
Propagating Synchrony in Feed-Forward Networks
Frontiers Comput. Neurosci. 7:153. (download file)

52. C. Tetzlaff, C. Kolodziejski, M. Timme, M. Tsodyks, F. Wörgötter (2013).
Synaptic Scaling Enables Dynamically Distinct Short- and Long-Term Memory Formation
PLoS Comput. Biol. 9:e1003307. 

51. C. Bick, C. Kolodziejski, and M. Timme (2013).
Stalling chaos control accelerates convergence
New J. Phys. 15:063038. (download file)

50. D. Witthaut, and M. Timme (2013).
Nonlocal failures in complex supply networks by single link additions
Eur. Phys. J. B 86:377. (download file)

2012

49. C. Bick, M. Timme, and C. Kolodziejski (2012).
Adapting Predictive Feedback Chaos Control for Optimal Convergence Speed
SIAM J. Appl. Dyn. Syst. 11:1310. (download file)

48. M. Rohden, A. Sorge, M. Timme, and D. Witthaut (2012c).
*Self-Organized Synchronization in Decentralized Power Grids 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 109:064101. * Editors' Suggestion 
TV: ARD (PlusMinus); coming up: SWR; 3-SAT (nano); press coverage: highlighted in Physics, MaxPlanckForschung 2/2012 and MaxPlanckForschung-Spezial 2012; Phys.org.

47. D. Witthaut, and M. Timme (2012).
*Braess' Paradox in Oscillator Networks, Desynchronization and Power Outage 
New J. Phys. 14:083036. *media coverageNDR 2, DeutschlandRadio, Handelsblatt, R&D Magazine, Science Gallery (Berlin), Science Tunnel (Max Planck Society), ScienceXX (Springer), Oekologische Plattform.

46. H.F. Jungkunst, A. Bargsten, M. Timme, and S. Glatzel (2012).
Spatial variability of nitrous oxide emissions in an unmanaged old-growth beech forest
J. Plant Nutr. Soil Science 175:739. (download file)

45. B. Kriener, L. Anand, and M. Timme (2012).
Complex networks: when random walk dynamics equals synchronization
New. J. Phys. 14:093002 . (download file)

44. J. Klinglmayr, C. Kirst, C. Bettstetter, and M. Timme (2012).
Guaranteed Global Pulse Synchronization on Networks with Stochastic Interactions 
New J. Phys. 14:073031. 

43. F. Schittler Neves and M. Timme (2012).
*Computation by Switching in Complex Networks of States 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 109:018701. *media coverage: Göttinger Tageblatt; DWIH (Russia); MyScience; Pro-Physik.de; Phys.org; Gfft; ComputerClub2; NanoCenter (Slowenia); InnovationWatch (USA)

42. C. Grabow, S. Grosskinsky, and M. Timme (2012).
Small-World Network Spectra in Mean-Field Theory
Phys. Rev. Lett. 108:218701. (download file)

41. S. Jahnke, M. Timme, and R.-M. Memmesheimer (2012).
Guiding Synchrony Through Random Networks
Phys. Rev. X 2:041016.

40. R.-M. Memmesheimer and M. Timme (2012).
Non-additive coupling enables propagation of synchronous spiking activity in purely random networks
PLoS Comput. Biol. 8:e1002384. 

39. B. Altaner, S. Grosskinsky, S. Herminghaus, L. Kathaen, M. Timme, and J. Vollmer (2012).
Network representations of nonequilibrium steady states: Cycle decompositions, symmetries, and dominant paths
Phys. Rev. E 85:041133. (download file)

38. C. Tetzlaff, C. Kolodziejski, M. Timme, and F. Wörgötter (2012).
Analysis of Synaptic Scaling in Combination with Hebbian Plasticity in Several Simple Networks
Front. Comput. Neurosci. 6:36. 

2011

37. T. Niewalda, T. Völler, C. Eschbach, J. Ehmer, W.-C. Chou, M. Timme, A. Fiala, B. Gerber (2011).
A Combined Perceptual, Physico-Chemical, and Imaging Approach to 'Odour-Distances' Suggests a Categorizing Function of the Drosophila Antennal Lobe
PLoS ONE 6:e24300. 

36. J. Nagler, A. Levina, and M. Timme (2011).
Impact of Single Links in Competitive Percolation
Nature Phys. 7:265. 

35. C. Bick, M. Timme, D. Paulikat, D. Rathlef and P. Ashwin (2011).
*Chaos in Symmetric Oscillator Networks
Phys. Rev. Lett. 107:244101. * selected for the cover page of Physical Review Letters, December 9, 2011.

34. C. Tetzlaff, C. Kolodziejski, M. Timme, P. Manoonpong, and F. Wörgötter (2011).
Synaptic Scaling in Combination with many Generic Plasticity Mechanisms Stabilizes Circuit Connectivity
Front. Comput. Neurosci. 5:47. 

33. C. Grabow, S. Grosskinsky, and M. Timme (2011).
Speed of Complex Network Synchronization
Eur. Phys. J. B 84:613. (download file) The European Physical Journal Highlight Paper of July 2011
* press coverage: USA: Cell ( DNA) , Springer Select, PhysOrg, ScienceNewsLine (Technology);
UK
: ScienceDaily, New Zealand: InterestingTech; India: Phodphad; Nepal: Science News;
Internet Services
: Twitter.com; Facebook.com, KurzweilAI; AlphaGalileo.org; Fuse.TV; TechScienceNews.com;
plus news reports in about 60 other blog websites.

32. H. Kielblock, C. Kirst, and M. Timme (2011).
Breakdown of Order Preservation in Symmetric Oscillator Networks with Pulse-Coupling
Chaos 21:025113. 

31. S. Gorur Shandilya and M. Timme (2011).
*Inferring Network Topology from Complex Dynamics
New. J. Phys. 13:013004. *Selected as Highlight Paper 2011 at New Journal of Physics, based on referee endorsement, novelty, scientific impact and broadness of appeal.

30. F. van Bussel, B. Kriener, and M. Timme (2011).
Inferring synaptic connectivity from spatio-temporal spike patterns
Frontiers Comput. Neurosci. 5:3. (download file)

2010

29. C. Grabow, S. Hill, S. Grosskinsky, and M. Timme (2010).
Do small worlds synchronize fastest? 
Europhys. Lett. 90:48002. (download file)

28. H. Vester and M. Timme (2010).
* Call for cooperation to contain damage by Chile's salmon farms
Nature 465:869. * selected press coverage: Germany: Die Welt, Spiegel Online, Deutsche Welle (International Radio), Stadtradio Göttingen, Berliner Morgenpost, Neues Deutschland, N-TV, Hamburger Abendblatt, Leipziger Volkszeitung, Bild Zeitung, Göttinger Tageblatt, Badische Zeitung, Greenpeace-Magazin; Chile: La Segunda, Emol, Noticias, El Patagón; other countries: Der Standard (Austria), Time Magazine (UK)

27. F. van Bussel, C. Ehrlich, D. Fliegner, S. Stolzenberg, and M. Timme (2010).
Chromatic polynomials of random graphs
J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 43:175002. (download file)

26. R.M. Memmesheimer, and M. Timme (2010).
Stable and unstable periodic orbits in complex networks of spiking neurons with delays
Discr. Cont. Dyn. Syst. 28:1555 - 1588. (download file)

25. S. Steingrube, M. Timme, F. Wörgötter, and P. Manoonpong (2010).
* Self-Organized Adaptation of a Simple Neural Circuit Enables Complex Robot Behaviour
Nature Phys. 6:224. (Article) see News&Views "Neural control: Chaos control sets the pace", E. Schöll, Nature Phys. 6:161 (2010) 
* selected press coverage ( ≈ 20000 Google hits + many print media), major, e.g., by: Germany: Die Zeit, Welt, Berliner Morgenpost, Focus, Handelsblatt, Spektrum, ... 
USA & UK
: New Scientist, Scientific American, Nature News, Nature Podcast, Nature Video ( ≈ 10000 views within first 2 weeks), The Engineer, ..., other countries: VDI-Info (Brasil), RIAN (Russia), La Stampa (Italy), L'Atelier (France), Tiede (Science) Magazin (Finland), Der Standard (Austria), Cordis (Luxembourg), Popular Mechanics (South Africa), ..., 
Internet Services
: Facebook.com, Web.de, Gmx.de, 1&1,... 
TV and Radio: Sat1-Planetopia, NDR 1, StadtRadio Göttingen, NDR Info, Deutsche Welle, Deutschlandfunk, Radio Antenne.

24. C. Kirst, and M. Timme (2010).
Partial Reset in Pulse-coupled Oscillators
SIAM J. Appl. Math. 70:2119--2149. (download file)

2009

23. S. Jahnke, R.M. Memmesheimer, and M. Timme (2009).
How chaotic is the balanced State?
Frontiers Comput. Neurosci. 3:13. (download file)

22. F.S. Neves, and M. Timme (2009).
Controlled perturbation-induced switching in pulse-coupled oscillator networks
J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 42:345103. (download file)

21. C. Kirst, T. Geisel, and M. Timme (2009).
* Sequential Desynchronization in Networks of Spiking Neurons with Partial Reset
Phys. Rev. Lett. 102:068101. * Editors' Suggestion

20. C. Kirst, and M. Timme (2009).
How precise is the timing of action potentials?
Frontiers in Neurosci. 3:2. (download file)

19. M. Timme, F. v. Bussel, D. Fliegner, and S. Stolzenberg (2009).
* Counting Complex Disordered States by Efficient Pattern Matching: Chromatic Polynomials and Potts Partition Functions 
New J. Phys. 11:023001. * Press coverage by:  Spiegel Online, Computer-Zeitung (front page), Frankfurter Allgemeine (print), Today's Science (USA),...

2008 and before

18. C. Kirst, and M. Timme (2008).
From networks of unstable attractors to heteroclinic switching
Phys. Rev. E (Rapid Communication) 78:065201. (download file)

17. S. Jahnke, R.-M. Memmesheimer, and M. Timme (2008).
Stable Irregular Dynamics in Complex Neural Networks
Phys. Rev. Lett. 100:048102. 

16. M. Timme and F. Wolf (2008).
The Simplest Problem in the Collective Dynamics of Neural Networks: 
Is Synchrony Stable?

Nonlinearity 21:1579.

15. M. Timme (2007).
Revealing Network Connectivity From Response Dynamics
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98:224101

14. M. Denker, S. Roux, M. Timme, A. Riehle, and S. Grün (2007).
Phase synchronization between LFP and spiking activity in motor cortex during movement preparation
Neurocomputing 70:2096–2101.

13. R.M. Memmesheimer, and M. Timme (2006).
Designing the Dynamics of Spiking Neural Networks
Phys. Rev. Lett. 97:188101

12. R.M. Memmesheimer, and M. Timme (2006).
Designing complex networks
Physica D 224:182-201.

11. M. Timme (2006).
Does Dynamics Reflect Topology in Directed Networks?
Europhys. Lett. 76:367-373.

10. M. Timme, T. Geisel, and F. Wolf (2006).
Speed of synchronization in complex networks of neural oscillators: Analytic results based on Random Matrix Theory
Chaos 16:015108.

9. P. Ashwin, and M. Timme (2005).
When instability makes sense
Nature 436:36-37.

8. M. Timme, F. Wolf, and T. Geisel (2003).
Unstable attractors induce perpetual synchronization and desynchronization
Chaos 13:377–387. (download file)

7. A. Zumdieck, M. Timme, T. Geisel, and F. Wolf. (2004c).
Long Chaotic Transients in Complex Networks
Phys. Rev. Lett. 93:244103. 

6. M. Timme, F. Wolf, and T. Geisel. (2004b).
* Topological Speed Limits to Network Synchronization
Phys. Rev. Lett. 92(7):074101. * Press coverage by: Deutsche Welle (dw-online, Germany), Rheinische Post, Ne Boj Se (Slowenia), PhysicsForums.com, Science Forum (USA), Verein Iranischer Ingenieure und Ingenieurinnen (Austria), Gulf Research Center - News (Dubai)

5. M. Denker, M. Timme, M. Diesmann, F. Wolf, and T. Geisel. (2004a).
Breaking Synchrony by Heterogeneity in Complex Networks 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 92(7):074103

4. M. Timme, F. Wolf, and T. Geisel. (2003).
Unstable Attractors Induce Perpetual Synchronization and Desynchronization
Chaos 13:377-387

3. M. Timme, F. Wolf, and T. Geisel (2002).
Coexistence of Regular and Irregular Dynamics in Complex Networks of Pulse-Coupled Oscillators
Phys. Rev. Lett. 89:258701.

2. M. Timme, F. Wolf, and T. Geisel (2002).
Prevalence of Unstable Attractors in Networks of Pulse-Coupled Oscillators 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 89(15):154105.

1. S. Großkinsky, M. Timme, and B. Naundorf. (2002).
Universal Attractors of Reversible Aggregate-Reorganization Processes 
Phys. Rev. Lett. 88(24):245501. 

Other publications

A. Sorge, D. Manik, S. Herminghaus, M. Timme (2015).
Towards a Unifying Framework For Demand-Driven Directed Transport (D3T) 
Winter Sim. Conf., accepted. 

M. Timme and J. Nagler (2014).
Network Dynamics: Growth, Risk, Design and Control – Mathematical Concepts for "Intelligent" Self-Organizing Processes in Nature and TechnologyYearbook of the Max Planck Society.

R.M. Memmesheimer, and M. Timme (2010).
Synchrony and Precise Timing in Complex Neural Networks
In: Handbook on Biological Networks, edited by Stefano Boccaletti, Vito Latora and Yamir Moreno. World Scientific, Singapore, chapter 13, pages 279-304. (download file)

J. Klingmayr, C. Bettstetter, and M. Timme (2009).
Globally Stable Synchronization by Inhibitory Pulse Coupling
Proc. IEEE Intern. Symp. Appl. Sci. in Biomedical and Communication Technologies (ISABEL), Bratislava, Slovak Republic. (download file)

S. Jahnke, R.-M. Memmesheimer, and M. Timme (2008).
Chaos is unlikely to underly the irregularity of cortical dynamics 
Frontiers in Comput. Neurosci.

R.-M. Memmesheimer, and M. Timme (2008).
Synfire activity without synfire anatomy: Impact of nonlinear dendritic summation on the dynamics of recurrent neural circuits 
Frontiers in Comput. Neurosci.

D. Kozen, and M. Timme (2008).
Indefinite Summation and the Kronecker Delta
Technical Report, Cornell University.

M. Timme, F. Wolf, T. Geisel (2003).
Dynamik in Komplexen Neuronalen Netzwerken 
Yearbook of the Max Planck Society (2003).