Selected publications

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)

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)

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

C. Kirst, M. Timme, and D. Battaglia (2016).
Dynamic information routing in complex networks
Nature Comm. 7:11061. (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)

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)

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)

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

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

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

D. Breuer, M. Timme, and R.M. Memmesheimer (2014).
Statistical Physics of Neural Systems with Nonadditive Dendritic Coupling
Phys. Rev. X 4(1):011053. (download file)

D. Witthaut, and M. Timme (2014).
Kuramoto dynamics in Hamiltonian systems
Phys. Rev. E 90(3):032917. (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)

M. Rohden, A. Sorge, M. Timme, and D. Witthaut (2012).
Self-Organized Synchronization in Decentralized Power Grids
Phys. Rev. Lett. 109:064101. (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)

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)

F.S. Neves, and M. Timme (2012).
Computation by Switching in Complex Networks of States
Phys. Rev. Lett. 109:018701. (download file)

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

T. Niewalda, T. Völler, C. Eschbach, . Ehmer, W. Chou, M. Timme, A. Fiala, and 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. (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)

H. Kielblock, C. Kirst, and M. Timme (2011).
Breakdown of order preservation in symmetric oscillator networks with pulse-coupling
Chaos 21:025113. (download file)

S. Gorur Shandilya, and M. Timme (2011).
Inferring network topology from complex dynamics
New J. Phys. 13:013004. (download file)

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

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)

M. Timme, F. van 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. (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)

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)

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

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

P. Ashwin, and M. Timme (2005).
Unstable attractors: existence and robustness in networks of oscillators with delayed pulse coupling
Nonlinearity 18:2035-2060.

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

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

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

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

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

Journal publications

submitted:

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

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

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

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

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

published:

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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

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

Klinglmayr, C. Kirst, M. Timme, and C. Bettstetter (2017). 
Model-free inference of direct interactions from nonlinear collective dynamics
IEEE Trans. Autom. Control 62(4):1606. (download file)

2016

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)

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

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)

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

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)

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 

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. 

 

Other publications

  1. M. Nitzan, J.L. Casadiego Bastidas, and M. Timme (2017).
    Revealing physical interaction networks from statistics of collective dynamics
    Science Advances 3:e1600396. (download file)

  2. H. Vester, H. Kurt, M. Timme, and S. Hallerberg (2016).
    Quantifying group specificity of animal vocalizations without specific sender information
    Phys. Rev. E 93(2):022138. (download file)

  3. B. Lünsmann (2015).
    Reconstruction of Physical Interactions in Stationary Stochastic Network Dynamics
    Masters thesis, University Goettingen. (download file)

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

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

  6. F. Faraci (2015).
    The 60th anniversary of the Hodgkin-Huxley model: a critical assessment from a historical and modeller’s viewpoint
    Masters thesis, Mathematical Institute of Leiden University. (download file)

  7. F.S. Neves, B.M. Schubert, and R. Erichsen (2015).
    Information flow in layered networks of non-monotonic units
    J. Stat. Mech. 2015(7):P07022. (download file)

  8. G. Bertella, and H. Vester (2015).
    Whale Watching in Norway Caught Between More Traditional Hunting Canons and the Lucrative Promise of Seismic Airguns
    Tourism in Marine Environments 11(1):73--77. (download file)

  9. 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)

  10. 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)

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

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

  13. 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)

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

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

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

  17. H. Vester, and K. Hammerschmidt (2013).
    First record of killer whales (Orcinus orca) feeding on Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in northern Norway suggest a multi-prey feeding type
    Marine Biodiversity Records 6:1-5.

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

  19. 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)

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

  21. 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)

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

  23. H. Arnoldt, M. Timme, and S. Grosskinsky (2012).
    Frequency-dependent fitness induces multistability in coevolutionary dynamics
    J. Royal Society Interface 77:3387. (download file)

  24. 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)

  25. C. Grabow, S. Grosskinsky, and M. Timme (2011).
    Speed of Complex Network Synchronization
    Eur. Phys. J. B 84:613. (download file)

  26. D. Witthaut, F. Trimborn, H. Hennig, G. Kordas, T. Geisel, and S. Wimberger (2011).
    Beyond mean-field dynamics in open Bose-Hubbard chains
    Phys. Rev. A 83:063608. (download file)

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

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

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

  30. C. Olavarría, J. Acevedo, and H. Vester (2010).
    Southernmost Distribution of Common Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Eastern South Pacific
    Aquatic Mammals 36:288. (download file)

  31. 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)

  32. 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)

  33. 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)

  34. B. Kriener, M. Helias, A. Aertsen, and S. Rotter (2009).
    Correlations in spiking neuronal networks with distance dependent connections
    Journal of Computational Neuroscience 27:177--200. (download file)

  35. C. Bick, and M. Rabinovich (2009).
    Dynamical Origin of the Effective Storage Capacity in the Brain’s Working Memory
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 103:218101. (download file)

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

  37. D. Witthaut, F. Trimborn, and S. Wimberger (2009).
    Dissipation-induced coherence and stochastic resonance of an open two-mode Bose-Einstein condensate
    Phys. Rev. A 79(3):033621. (download file)

  38. D. Witthaut, K. Rapedius, and H.J. Korsch (2009).
    The nonlinear Schröder equation for the delta-comb potential: quasi-classical chaos and bifurcations of periodic stationary solutions
    J. Nonlin. Math. Phys. 16(2):207. (download file)

  39. F. Trimborn, D. Witthaut, and H.J. Korsch (2009).
    Beyond mean-field dynamics of small Bose-Hubbard systems based on the number-conserving phase-space approach
    Phys. Rev. A 79(1):013608. (download file)

  40. 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)

  41. 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)

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

  43. A. Sorge (2008).
    Heteroclinic bifurcation in pulse-coupled networks: from unstable attractors to complex periodic orbits
    Masters thesis, Universität Göttingen.

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

  45. C. Kolodziejski, and F. Wörgötter (2008).
    On the plasticity of many synapse systems
    In: Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience. Conference Abstract: Bernstein Symposium 2008. Frontiers.

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

  47. 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.

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

  49. 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.

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

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

  52. H. Vester, L.P. Folkow, and A.S. Blix (2004).
    Click sounds produced by cod (Gadus morhua)
    J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 115:914. (download file)

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

  54. 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.

  55. M. Timme, F. Wolf, and T. Geisel (2001).
    Complex networks of pulse-coupled oscillators: Exact stability analysis of synchronous states
    In: WE-Heraeus Seminar "Synchronization in Physics and Neuroscience".

  56. M. Timme, F. Wolf, and T. Geisel (2001).
    Unstable attractors in networks of biological oscillators
    In: European Dynamics Days 2001 - Book of Abstracts, pages 51-52.

  57. M. Timme, F. Wolf, and T. Geisel (2001).
    Unstable attractors in networks of pulse-coupled oscillators
    In: Europhysics Conference Abstracts, pages 20.

  58. M. Timme, F. Wolf, and T. Geisel (2001).
    Unstable synchronization and switching among unstable attractors in spiking neural networks
    In: 265. WE-Heraeus Seminar "Synchronization in Physics and Neuroscience".

  59. M. Timme, T. Geisel, and F. Wolf (2001).
    Synchronization and Desynchronization in Neural Networks with General Connectivity
    In: Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., pages 821.

  60. M. Timme, T. Geisel, and F. Wolf (2000).
    Unstable synchronization in networks of integrate-and-fire neurons
    In: European Journal of Neuroscience, pages 194.

  61. M. Timme, T. Geisel, and F. Wolf (2000).
    System of unstable attractors induces desynchronization and attractor selection in neural networks with delayed interactions
    In: Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, pages 1969.

  62. J. Lin, K. Pawelzik, U. Ernst, and T. Sejnowski (1998).
    Irregular synchonous activity in stochastically-coupled networks of integrate-and-fire neurons
    Network 9:333–344.