Frank Jülicher
Department Biological Physics
Research

Publications

2017

Droplet Ripening in Concentration Gradients
C. Weber, C. F. Lee and F. Jülicher
New J. Phys. 19, 053021 (2017)
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Self-organized synchronization of digital phase-locked loops with delayed coupling in theory and experiment
L. Wetzel, D. J. Jörg, A. Pollakis, W. Rave, G. Fettweis and F. Jülicher
Plos ONE 12, e0171590 (2017)
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Controlling Contractile Instabilities in the Actomyosin Cortex
M. Nishikawa, S. R. Naganathan, F. Jülicher and S. W. Grill
eLife 2017;10.7554/eLife.19595 (2017)
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Triangles Bridge the Scales: Quantifying Cellular Contributions to Tissue Deformation
M. Merkel, R. Etournay, M. Popovic, G. Salbreux ,S. Eaton and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. E. 95, 032401 (2017)
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Active Dynamics of Tissue Shear Flow
M. Popovic, A. Nandi, M. Merkel, R. Etournay, S. Eaton, F. Jülicher and G. Salbreux
New J. Phys. 19, 033006 (2017)
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Statistics of Infima and Stopping Times of Entropy Production and Applications to Active Molecular Processes
I. Neri, É. Roldán and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev X, 7, 011019 (2017)
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Growth and Division of Active Droplets Provides a Model for Protocells
D. Zwicker, R. Seyboldt, C. A. Weber, A. A. Hyman and F. Jülicher
Nature Physics 13, 408 (2017)
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2016

Curvature regulation of the ciliary beat through axonemal twist
P. Sartori, V. F. Geyer, J. Howard and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. E. 94, 042426 (2016)
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Sequential pattern formation governed by signaling gradients
D. J. Jörg, A. C. Oates and F. Jülicher
Phys. Biol. 13 (2016)
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Polo kinase phosphorylation determines C. elegans centrosome size and density by biasing SPD-5 toward an
assembly-competent conformation

O. Wueseke, D. Zwicker, A. Schwager, Y. L. Wong, K. Oegema, F. Jülicher, A. A. Hyman, and J. Woodruff
Biology Open; doi:10.1242/bio.020990 (2016)
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Polar Positioning of Phase-Separated Liquid Compartments in Cells Regulated by an mRNA Competition Mechanicsm
S. Saha, C. A. Weber, M. Nousch, O. Adame-Arana, C. Hoege, M. Y. Hein, E. Osborne-Nishimura,
J. Mahamid, M. Jahnel, L. Jawerth, A. Pozniakovski, C. R. Eckmann, F. Jülicher, and A. A. Hyman
Cell 166, 1572 (2016)
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The Selector Gene apterous and Notch Are Required to Locally Increase Mechanical Cell Bond Tension at the Drosophila Dorsoventral Compartment Boundary
M. Michel, M. Aliee, K. Rudolf, L. Bialas, F. Jülicher and C. Dahmann
PLoS ONE 11, e0161668 (2016)
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Rheology of the Active Cell Cortex in Mitosis
E. Fischer-Friedrich, Y. Toyoda, C. J. Cattin, D. J. Müller, A. A. Hyman and F. Jülicher
Biophys J. 111, 589 (2016)
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TissueMiner: a Multiscale Analysis Toolkit to Quantify how Cellular Processes Create Tissue dynamics
R. Etournay, M. Merkel, M. Popovic, H. Brandl, N. Dye, B. Aigouy, G. Salbreux, S. Eaton and F. Jülicher
eLife 2016;10.7554/eLife.14334 (2016)
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Dynamic curvature regulation accounts for the symmetric and asymmetric beats of Chlamydomonas flagella
P. Sartori, V. F. Geyer, A. Scholich, F. Jülicher and J. Howard
eLife 2016;10.7554/eLife.13258 (2016)
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Paired Arrangement of Kinetochores together with Microtubule Pivoting and Dynamics Drive Kinetochore Capture in Meiosis I
G. Cojoc, A.-M. Florescu, A. Krull, A. H. Klemm, N. Pavin, F. Jülicher and I. M. Tolic
Scientific Reports 6, 25736 (2016)
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Determining Physical Properties of the Cell Cortex
A. Saha, M. Nishikawa, M. Behrndt, C.-P. Heisenberg, F. Jülicher and S. W. Grill
Biophys J. 110, 1421 (2016)
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Activity Induces Traveling Waves, Vortices and Spatiotemporal Chaos in a Model Actomyosin Layer
R. Ramaswamy and F. Jülicher
Scientific Reports 6, 20838 (2016)
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Persistence, Period and Precision of Autonomous Cellular Oscillators from the Zebrafish Segmentation Clock
A. B. Webb, I. M Lengyel, D. J. Jörg, G. Valentin, F. Jülicher, L. G Morelli A. C. Oates
eLife 2016;10.7554/eLife.08438 (2016)
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Interface Contractility between Differently Fated Cells Drives Cell Elimination and Cyst Formation
C. Bielmeier, S. Alt, V. Weichselberger, M. La Fortezza, H. Harz, F. Jülicher,
G. Salbreux, A. Classen
Current Biology 26, 1 (2016)
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2015

Decision Making in the Arrow of Time
E. Roldán, I. Neri, M. Dörpinghaus, H. Meyr and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 250602 (2015)
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Polarized Endosome Dynamics by Spindle Asymmetry During Asymmetric Cell Division
E. Derivery, C. Seum, A. Daeden, S. Loubéry, L. Holtzer, F. Jülicher and M. Gonzalez-Gaitan
Nature 528, 280 (2015)
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Pulled Polymer Loops as a Model for the Alignment of Meiotic Chromosomes
Y. T. Lin, D. Frömberg, W. Huang, P. Delivani, M. Chacón, I. M. Tolic, F. Jülicher and V. Zaburdaev
Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 208102 (2015)
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A local difference in Hedgehog signal transduction increases mechanical cell bond tension and biases
cell intercalations along the Drosophila anteroposterior compartment boundary

K. Rudolf, D. Umetsu, M. Aliee, L. Sui, F. Jülicher and C. Dahmann
Development 142, 3845 (2015)
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Synchronization of Mutually Coupled Digital PLLs in Massive MIMO Systems
D. J. Jörg, A. Pollakis, L. Wetzel, M. Dropp, W. Rave, F. Jülicher and G. Fettweis
IEEE ICC 2015 CONF. PROC., 1716 (2015)
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Continuum Theory of Gene Expression Waves during Vertebrate Segmentation
D. J. Jörg, L. G. Morelli, D. Soroldoni, A. C. Oates and F. Jülicher
New J. Phys. 17, 093042 (2015)
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Suppression of Ostwald Ripening in Active Emulsions
D. Zwicker, A. A. Hyman and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. E 92, 012317 (2015)
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The Wing and the Eye: a Parsimonious Theory for Scaling and Growth Control?

M. Romanova-Michaelides, D. Aguilar-Hidalgo, F. Jülicher and M. Gonzalez-Gaitan
Dev. Biol. 2015;doi: 10.1002/wdev.195 (2015)
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Interplay of Cell Dynamics and Epithelial Tension during Morphogenesis of the Drosophila Pupal Wing
R. Etournay, M. Popovic, M. Merkel, A. Nandi, C. Blasse, B. Aigouy, H. Brandl, G. Myers,
G. Salbreux, F. Jülicher and S. Eaton
eLife 2015;10.7554/eLife.07090 (2015)
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Scaling and Regeneration of Self-Organized Patterns
S. Werner, T. Stückemann, M. Beirán Amigo, J. C. Rink, F. Jülicher and B. M. Friedrich
Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 138101 (2015)
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A Hybrid Particle-Mesh Method for Incompressible Active Polar Viscous Gels
R. Ramaswamy, G. Bourantas, F. Jülicher and I. Sbalzarini
Journal of Computational Physics. 291, 334 (2015)
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Active Gel Physics
J. Prost, F. Jülicher and J-F. Joanny
Nature Physics. 11, 111 (2015)
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Dynamic Force Balances and Cell Shape Changes during Cytokinesis
A. Sain, M. M. Inamdar and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 048102 (2015)
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2014

Active Torque Generation by the Actomyosin Cell Cortex Drives left-right Symmetry Breaking
S. R. Naganathan, S. Fürthauer, M. Nishikawa, F.Jülicher and S. W. Grill

eLife 2014;3:e04165 (2014)
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Synchronization in Networks of Mutually Delay-Coupled Phase-Locked Loops
A. Pollakis, L. Wetzel, D. J. Jörg, W. Rave, G. Fettweis and F. Jülicher

New J. Phys. 16, 113009 (2014)
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The Balance of Prickle/Spiny-Legs Isoforms Controls the Amount of Coupling between Core and Fat PCP Systems
M. Merkel, A. Sagner, F. S. Gruber, R. Etournay, C. Blasse, E. Myers, S. Eaton and F. Jülicher

Current Biology 24, 2111 (2014)
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Stress Distributions and Cell Flows in a Growing Cell Aggregate
M. Delarue, J.-F. Joanny, F. Jülicher and J. Prost

Interface Focus. 4, 20140033 (2014)
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Quantification of Surface Tension and Internal Pressure Generated by Single Mitotic Cells
E. Fischer-Friedrich, A. A. Hyman, F. Jülicher, D. J. Müller and J. Helenius

Scientific Reports. 4, 6213 (2014)
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An Active Oscillator Model Describes the Statistics of Spontaneous Otoacoustic Emissions
F. Fruth, F. Jüicher, B. Lindner
Biophys J. 107, 817 (2014)
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Local Increases in Mechanical Tension Shape Compartment Boundaries by Biasing Cell Intercalations
D. Umetsu, B. Aigouy, M. Aliee, S. Sui, S. Eaton, F. Jülicher and C. Dahmann
Current Biology 24, 1798 (2014)
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Active Phase and Amplitude Fluctuations of Flagellar Beating
R. Ma, G. S. Klindt, I. H. Riedel-Kruse, F. Jülicher and B. Friedrich
Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 048101 (2014)
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Multimotor Transport in a System of Active and inactive Kinesin-1 Motors
L. Scharrel, R. Ma, R. Schneider, F. Jülicher and S. Diez
Biophys. J. 107, 365 (2014)
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A Doppler Effect in Embryonic Pattern Formation
D. Soroldoni, D. J. Jörg, L. G. Morelli, D. L. Richmond, J. Schindelin, F. Jülicher and A. C. Oates
Science 345, 222 (2014)
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Centrosomes are Autocatalytic Droplets of Pericentriolar Material Organized by Centrioles
D. Zwicker, M. Decker, S. Jaensch, A. A. Hyman and F. Jülicher
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111, E2636 (2014)
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Active Elastic Thin Shell Theory for Cellular Deformations
H. Berthoumieux, J.-L. Maître, C.-P. Heisenberg, E. K. Paluch, F. Jülicher and G. Salbreux
New J. Phys. 16 065005 (2014)
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Motor Regulation Results in Distal Forces that Bend Partially Disintegrated Chlamydomonas Axonemes into Circular Arcs
V. Mukundan, P. Sartori, V. F. Geyer, F. Jülicher and J. Howard
Biophys J., 106, 2434 (2014)
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Pulsatory Patterns in Active Fluids
K. V. Kumar, J. S. Bois, F. Jülicher and S. W. Grill
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 208101 (2014)
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Transduction Channels' Gating can Control Friction on Vibrating Hair-Cell Bundles in the Ear
V. Bormuth, J. Barral, J.-F. Joanny, F. Jülicher and P. Martin
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 111, 7185 (2014)
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Synchronization Dynamics in the Presence of Coupling Delays and Phase Shifts
D. J. Jörg, L. G. Morelli, S. Ares and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 174101 (2014)
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Growth Control by a Moving Morphogen Gradient during Drosophila Eye Development
O. Wartlick, F. Jülicher and M. Gonzales-Gaitan
Development 141 1884 (2014)
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Wnt-regulated Dynamics of Positional Information in Zebrafish Somitogenesis
L. Bajard, L. G. Morelli, S. Ares, J. Pécréaux, F. Jülicher and A. C. Oates
Development 141 1381 (2014)
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Mechanically Driven Interface Propagation in Biological Tissues
J. Ranft, M. Aliee, J. Prost, F. Jülicher and J.-F. Joanny
New J. Phys. 16 035002 (2014)
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General Theory for the Mechanics of Confined Microtubule Asters
R. Ma, L. Laan, M. Dogterom, N. Pavin and F. Jülicher
New J. Phys. 16 013018 (2014)
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2013

Cell-body Rocking is a Dominant Mechanism for Flagellar Synchronization in a Swimming Alga
V. F. Geyer, F. Jülicher, J. Howard, and B. M. Friedrich
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 110, 18058 (2013)
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Spatial Organization of the Cell Cytoplasm by Position-Dependent Phase Separation
C. F. Lee, C. P. Brangwynne, J. Gharakhani, A. A. Hyman and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 088101 (2013)
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XMAP215 Activity Sets Spindle Length by Controlling the Total Mass of Spindle Microtubules
S. B. Reber, J. Baumgart, P. O. Widlund, A. Pozniakovsky, J. Howard, A. A. Hyman and F. Jülicher
Nature Cell Biol. 15, 1116 (2013)
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Active Chiral Processes in Thin Films
S. Fürthauer, M. Strempel, S. W. Grill and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 048103 (2013)
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2012

Anomalous Behavior of the Diffusion Coefficient in Thin Active Films
A. Basu, J.-F. Joanny, F. Jülicher and J. Prost
New J. Phys. 14, 115001 (2012)
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Positioning of Microtubule Organizing Centers by Cortical Pushing and Pulling Forces
N. Pavin, L. Laan, R. Ma, M. Dogterom and F. Jülicher
New J. Phys. 14, 105025 (2012)
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Active Chiral Fluids
S. Fürthauer, M. Strempel, S. W. Grill and F. Jülicher
Eur. Phys. J. E 35, 89 (2012)
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Flagellar Synchronization Independent of Hydrodynamic Interactions
B. M. Friedrich and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 138102 (2012)
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Investigating the Principles of Morphogen Gradient Formation: From Tissues to Cells
A. Kicheva, T. Bollenbach, O. Wartlick, F. Jülicher and M. Gonzales-Gaitan
Curr. Opin. Genet. Dev. 22, 527 (2012)
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Adhesion Functions in Cell Sorting by Mechanically Coupling the Cortices of Adhering Cells
J.-L. Maître, H. Berthoumieux, S. F. G. Krens, G. Salbreux, F. Jülicher, E. Paluch and C.-P. Heisenberg
Science 338, 253 (2012)
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A General Theoretical Framework to Infer Endosomal Network Dynamics from Quantitative Image Analysis
L. Foret, J. E. Dawson, R. Villaseñor, C. Collinet, A. Deutsch, L. Brusch, M. Zerial,
Y. Kalaidzidis and F. Jülicher
Current Biology 22, 1381 (2012)
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Establishment of Global Patterns of Planar Polarity during Growth of the Drosophila Wing Epithelium
A. Sagner, M. Merkel, B. Aigouy, J. Gaebel, M. Brankatschk, F. Jülicher and S. Eaton
Current Biology 22, 1296 (2012)
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Topology and Dynamics of the Zebrafish Segmentation Clock Core Circuit
C. Schröter, S. Ares, L. G. Morelli, A. Isakova, K. Hens, D. Soroldoni, M. Gajewski, F. Jülicher, S. J. Maerkl,

B. Deplancke and A. C. Oates
PloS Biol 10, e1001364 (2012)
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Tissue Dynamics with Permeation
J. Ranft, J. Prost, F. Jülicher and J.-F. Joanny
Eur. Phys. J. E 35, 46 (2012)
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A Mean-field Approach to Elastically Coupled Hair Bundles
K. Dierkes, F. Jülicher and B. Lindner
Eur. Phys. J. E 35, 37 (2012)
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Collective Modes of Coupled Phase Oscillators with Delayed Coupling
S. Ares, L. G. Morelli, D. J. Jörg, A. C. Oates and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 204101 (2012)
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Physical Mechanisms Shaping the Drosophila Dorsoventral Compartment Boundary
M. Aliee, J.-C. Röper, K. P. Landsberg, C. Pentzold, T. J. Widmann, F. Jülicher and C. Dahmann
Current Biology 22, 1 (2012)
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Cortical Dynein Controls Microtubule Dynamics to Generate Pulling Forces that Position Microtubule Asters
L. Laan, N. Pavin, J.Husson, G. Romet-Lemonne, M. van Duijn, M. Preciado López, R. D. Vale, F. Jülicher,

S. L. Reck-Peterson and M. Dogterom
Cell 148, 502 (2012)
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Response to Comment on:
"Dynamics of Dpp Signaling and Proliferation Control"

O. Wartlick, P. Mumcu, F. Jülicher and M. Gonzalez-Gaitan
Science 335, (2012)
[PDF (386 kB)]

The Taylor–Couette Motor: Spontaneous Flows of Active Polar Fluids Between Two Coaxial Cylinders
S. Fürthauer, M. Neef, S. W. Grill, K. Kruse and F. Jülicher
New. J. Phys. 14, 023001 (2012)
[PDF (655 kB)]

2011

Cell Flow and Tissue Polarity Patterns
S. Eaton and F. Jülicher
Curr. Opin. Genet. Dev. 21, 747 (2011)
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Hydrodynamics of Active Permeating Gels
A. C. Callan-Jones and F. Jülicher
New. J. Phys. 13, 093027 (2011)
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Understanding Morphogenetic Growth Control - Lessons from Flies
O. Wartlick, P. Mumcu, F. Jülicher and M. Gonzalez-Gaitan
Nat. Rev. Mol. Cell Biol. 12, 594 (2011)
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Dynamics of Dpp Signaling and Proliferation Control
O. Wartlick, P. Mumcu, A. Kicheva, T. Bittig, C. Seum, F. Jülicher and M. Gonzalez-Gaitan
Science 331, 1154 (2011)
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Pattern Formation in Active Fluids
J. S. Bois, F. Jülicher and S. Grill
Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 028103 (2011)
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2010

Fluidization of Tissues by Cell Division and Apoptosis
J. Ranft, M. Basan, J. Elgeti, J.-F. Joanny, J. Prost and F. Jülicher
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107, 20863 (2010)
[PDF (284 kB)]; Supplementary Material

Mechanics and Remodelling of Cell Packings in Epithelia
D.B. Staple, R. Fahardifar, J.-C. Röper, B. Aigouy, S. Eaton and F. Jülicher
Eur. Phys. J. E 33, 117 (2010)
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Anisotropies in Cortical Tension Reveal the Physical Basis of Polarizing Cortical Flows
M. Mayer, M. Depken, J. Bois, F. Jülicher and S. Grill
Nature 467, 617 (2010)
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Collective Behavior of Antagonistically Acting Kinesin-1 Motors
C. Leduc, N. Pavin, F. Jülicher and S. Diez
Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 128103 (2010)
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A Critique of the Critical Cochlea: Hopf—a Bifurcation—Is Better Than None
A. J. Hudsepth, F. Jülicher and P. Martin
J Neurophysiol, 104, 1219 (2010)
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Cell Flow Reorients the Axis of Planar Polarity in the Wing Epithelium of Drosophila
B. Aigouy, R. Farhadifar, D. B. Staple, A. Sagner, J.-C. Röper, F. Jülicher and S. Eaton
Cell 142, 773 (2010)
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The Interplay Between Active Hair Bundle Motility and Electromotility in the Cochlea
D. O Maoileidigh and F. Jülicher
J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 128, 1175 (2010)
[PDF (592 kB)]

Intercellular Coupling Regulates the Period of the Segmentation Clock
L. Herrgen, S. Ares, L. G. Morelli, C. Schröter, F. Jülicher and A. C. Oates
Current Biology 20, 1244 (2010)
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The Remarkable Cochlear Amplifier
J. Ashmore, P. Avan, W.E. Brownell, P. Dallos, K. Dierkes, R. Fettiplace, K. Grosh,
C.M. Hackney, A.J. Hudspeth, F. Jülicher, B. Lindner, P. Martin, J. Meaud, C. Petit,

J.R. Santos Sacchi, B. Canlon
Hearing Research, 266, 1 (2010)
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Coupling a Sensory Hair-Cell Bundle to Cyber Clones Enhances Nonlinear Amplification
J. Barral, K. Dierkes, B. Lindner, F. Jülicher and P. Martin
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107, 10765 (2010)
[PDF (395 kB)]

Microtubules and MotorProteins: Mechanically Regulated Self-organization in Vivo
S. K. Vogel, N. Pavin, N. Maghelli, F. Jülicher and I. M. Tolic-Norrelykke
Eur. Phys. J. ST 178, 57 (2010)
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Bipedal Locomotion in Crawling Cells
E. L. Barnhart, G. M. Allen, F. Jülicher and J. A. Theriot
Biophys J. 98, 933 (2010)
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High-precision Tracking of Sperm Swimming Fine Structure Provides Strong Test of Resistive Force Theory
B. M. Friedrich, I. H. Riedel-Kruse, J. Howard and F. Jülicher
Journal of Experimental Biology 213, 1226 (2010)
[PDF (1,2 MB)]; Supplementary Material

Centrosome Size Sets Mitotic Spindle Length in Caenorhabditis elegans Embryos
G. Greenan, C. P. Brangwynne, S. Jaensch, J. Gharakhani, F. Jülicher and A. A. Hyman
Current Biology 20, 353 (2010)
[PDF (544 kB)]

2009

Local Exponents of Nonlinear Compression in Perdiodically Driven Noisy Oscillators
B. Lindner, K. Dierkes and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 250601 (2009)
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Increased Cell Bond Tension Governs Cell Sorting at the Drosophila
Anteroposterior Compartment Boundary
K. P. Landsberg, R. Farhadifar, J. Ranft, D. Umetsu, T. J. Widmann, T. Bittig,
A. Said, F. Jülicher and C. Dahmann
Current Biology 19, 1950 (2009)
[PDF (4,3 MB)]; Supplementary Material

Quantification of Growth Asymmetries in Developing Epithelia
T. Bittig, O. Wartlick, M. González-Gaitán and F. Jülicher
Eur. Phys. J. E 30, 93 (2009)
[PDF (424 kB)]

Spontaneous Movements and Linear Response of a Noisy Oscillator
F. Jülicher, K. Dierkes, B. Lindner, J. Prost and P. Martin
Eur. Phys. J. E 29, 449 (2009)
[PDF (684 kB)]

Active Hair-Bundle Motiltiy by the Vertebrate Hair Cell
J-Y. Tinevez, P. Martin and F. Jülicher
published in Concepts and Challenges in the Biophysics of Hearing

Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on the Mechanics of Hearing
Keele University, Staffordshire, UK, 27 - 31 July 2008
edited by N. P. Cooper and D. T. Kemp
World Scientific Publishing (2009)
[PDF (580 kB)]

The Interplay Between Active Hair Bundle Mechanics and Electromotility in the Cochlea
D. O Maoileidigh and F. Jülicher
published in Concepts and Challenges in the Biophysics of Hearing

Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on the Mechanics of Hearing
Keele University, Staffordshire, UK, 27 - 31 July 2008
edited by N. P. Cooper and D. T. Kemp
World Scientific Publishing (2009)
[PDF (96 kB)]

Mechanical Properties of Coupled Hair Bundles
K. Dierkes, B. Lindner and F. Jülicher
published in Concepts and Challenges in the Biophysics of Hearing

Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on the Mechanics of Hearing
Keele University, Staffordshire, UK, 27 - 31 July 2008
edited by N. P. Cooper and D. T. Kemp
World Scientific Publishing (2009)
[PDF (168 kB)]

Comment on "Osmotic Propulsion: The Osmotic Motor"
F. Jülicher and J. Prost
Phys. Rev. Lett., 103, 079801 (2009)
[PDF (48 kB)]

Steering Chiral Swimmers along Noisy Helical Paths
B. M. Friedrich and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. Lett., 103, 068102 (2009)
[PDF (240 kB)]

Germline P Granules Are Liquid Doplets that Localize by Controlled Dissolution/Condensation
C. P. Brangwynne, C. R. Eckmann, D. S. Courson, A. Rybarska, C. Hoege,
J. Gharakhani, F. Jülicher and A. A. Hyman
Science 324, 1729 (2009)
[PDF (1,8 MB)]

Nonlinear Dynamics of Cilia and Flagella
A. Hilfinger, A. K. Chattopadhyay and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. E 79, 051918 (2009)
[PDF (381 kB)]

Self-Organization of Dynein Motors Generates Meiotic Nuclear Oscillations
S. Vogel, N. Pavin, N. Maghelli, F. Jülicher and I. Tolic-Norrelykke
PLoS Biology 7 (4) e1000087 (2009)
[PDF (828 kB)]; Supplementary Material; Press Release

Generic Theory of Colloidal Transport
F. Jülicher and J. Prost
Eur. Phys. J. E 29, 27 (2009)
[PDF (444 kB)]

Delayed Coupling Theory of Vertebrate Segmentation
L. Morelli, S. Ares, L. Herrgen, C. Schröter, F. Jülicher and A. Oates
HFSP J. 3, 55 (2009)

[PDF (816 kB)]; Supplementary Material

2008

The Stochastic Dance of Circling Sperm Cells: Sperm Chemotaxis in the Plane
B. Friedrich and F. Jülicher
New J. Phys. 10, 123025 (2008)
[PDF (844 kB)]

Enhancement of Sensitivity Gain and Frequency Tuning by Coupling of Active Hair Bundles
K. Dierkes, B. Lindner and F. Jülicher
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105, 18669 (2008)

[PDF (584 kB)]

Thermal and Non-Thermal Fluctuations in Active Polar Gels
A. Basu, J.-F. Joanny, F. Jülicher and J. Prost
Eur. Phys. J. E 9, 10364 (2008)
[PDF (434 kB)]

Dynamics of Anisotropic Tissue Growth
T. Bittig, O. Wartlick, A. Kicheva, M. González-Gaitán
and F. Jülicher
New J. Phys. 10, 63001 (2008)
[PDF (1,6 MB)]

Critical Oscillators as Active Elements in Hearing
T. A. J. Duke, F. Jülicher

in Active Processes and Otoacoustic Emissions
edited by G. A. Manley, R. R. Fay and A. N. Popper
Springer Handbook of Auditory Research
Springer (2008)
[PDF (2,7 MB)]

Two-state approach to stochastic hair bundle dynamics
D. Clausznitzer, B. Lindner, F. Jülicher and P. Martin
Phys. Rev. E 77, 041901 (2008)
[PDF (832 kB)]

The Chirality of Ciliary Beats
A. Hilfinger and F. Jülicher
Phys. Biol. 5, 016003 (2008)
[PDF (504 kB)]

Precision of the Dpp gradient
T. Bollenbach, P. Pantazis, A. Kicheva, C. Bökel, M. González-Gaitán
and F. Jülicher
Development 135, 1137 (2008)
[PDF (1,6 MB)]; Supplementary Material [PDF (1,3 MB)]

Quantitative Differences in Tissues Surface Tension Influence Zebrafish Germ Layer Positioning
E.-M. Schötz, R. D. Burdine, F. Jülicher, M. S. Steinberg
C.-P. Heisenberg and R. A. Foty
HFSP J. 2, 42 (2008)
[PDF (328 kB)] Supplementary Material [PDF (3,8 MB)]

2007

The Influence of Cell Mechanics, Cell-Cell Interactions and Proliferation on Epithelial Packing
R. Farhadifar, J.-C. Röper, B. Algouy, S. Eaton and F. Jülicher
Current Biology 17, 2095 (2007)
[PDF (1,5 MB)] Supplementary Material [PDF (2,4 MB)]

Hydrodynamic Theory for Multi-Component Active Polar Gels
J.-F. Joanny, F. Jülicher, K. Kruse and J. Prost
New J. Phys. 9, 422 (2007)
[PDF (319 kB)]

How Molecular Motors Shape the Flagellar Beat
I. H. Riedel-Kruse, A. Hilfinger, J. Howard and F. Jülicher
HFSP J. 1, 192 (2007)
[PDF (570 kB)] Supplementary Material

Unifying the Various Incarnations of Active Hair-Bundle Motility
by the Vertebrate Hair Cell

J. Y. Tinevez, F. Jülicher and P. Martin
Biophys J 93, 4053 (2007)
[PDF (388 kB)] Supplementary Material

Stress Generation and Filament Turnover during Actin Ring Constriction
A. Zumdieck, K. Kruse, H. Bringmann, A.A. Hyman and F. Jülicher

PLoS ONE 2, e696 (2007)
[PDF (230 kB)]; Supplementary Material [PDF (888 kB)]

Response and Fluctuations of a Two-state Signaling Module with Feedbacks
M. Gopalakrishnan, P. Borowski, F. Jülicher and M. Zapatocky

Phys. Rev. E 76, 021904 (2007)
[PDF (473 kB)]

Chemotaxis of Sperm Cells
B. M. Friedrich and F. Jülicher

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104, 13256 (2007)
[PDF (1,4 MB)]; Supplementary Material [PDF (62 kB)]

Active Behavior of the Cytoskeleton
F. Jülicher, K. Kruse, J. Prost and J.-F. Joanny

Phys. Rep. 449, 3 (2007)
[PDF (697 kB)]

Precision of Genetic Oscillators and Clocks
L. Morelli and F. Jülicher

Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 228101 (2007)
[PDF (336 kB)]

Experimental and Theoretical Study of Mitotic Spindle Orientation
M. Théry, A. Jiménez-Dalmaroni, V. Racine, M. Bornens and F. Jülicher

Nature 447, 493 (2007)
[PDF (1012 kB)] Supplementary Material [PDF (1,5 MB)]

Kinetics of Morphogen Gradient Formation
A. Kicheva, P. Pantazis, B. Bollenbach, Y. Kalaidzidis,

T. Bittig, F. Jülicher and M. González-Gaitán
Science 315, 521 (2007)
[PDF (437 kB)]; Supplementary Material [PDF (6,45 MB)]

Morphogen Transport in Epithelia
T. Bollenbach, K. Kruse, P. Pantazis, M. González-Gaitán and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. E 75, 011901 (2007)
[PDF (961 kB)]

2006

Spindle Oscillations during Asymmetric Cell Division Require a Threshold
Number of Active Cortical Force Generators
J. Pecreaux, J.-C. Röper, K. Kruse, F. Jülicher, A. Hyman, S. Grill and J. Howard
Current Biology 16, 2111 (2006)
[PDF (656 kB)]; Supplementary Material [PDF (200 kB)]

Calibration of Optical Tweezers with Positional Detection
in the Back Focal Plane
S. Tolic-Norrelykke, E. Schäffer, J. Howard, F.S. Pavone,
F. Jülicher and H. Flyvbjerg
Rev. Sci. Instrum. 77, 103101 (2006)
[PDF (371 kB)]

Molekulare Motoren und zelluläre Dynamik
F. Jülicher
Physik Journal 5, 59 (2006)
[PDF (427 kB)]

Dynamics and Mechanics of Motor-Filament Systems
K. Kruse and F. Jülicher
Eur. Phys. J. E 20, 459 (2006)
[PDF (270 kB)]

Statistical Physics of Active Processes in Cells
F. Jülicher
Physica A 369, 185 (2006)
[PDF (278 kB)]

Contractility and Retrograde Flow in Lamellipodium Motion
K. Kruse, J.-F. Joanny, F. Jülicher and J. Prost
Phys. Biol.3, 130 (2006)
[PDF (204 kB)]

Postsynaptic Mad Signaling at the Drosophila Neuromuscular Junction
V. Dudu, T. Bittig, E. Entchev, A. Kicheva, F. Jülicher and M. González-Gaitán
Current Biology 16, 625 (2006)
[PDF (790 kB)]; Supplementary Material [PDF (481 kB)]

Hydrodynamic Flow Patterns and Synchronization of Beating Cilia
A. Vilfan and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 058102 (2006)
[PDF (392 kB)]

Active Hair-Bundle Motility Harnesses Noise to Operate
Near an Optimum of Mechanosensitivity
P. Martin, B. Nadrowski and F. Jülicher
published in Auditory Mechanisms - Processes and Models
Proceedings of the Ninth International Mechanics of Hearing Workshop
Portland, Oregon, 23 - 28 July 2005
edited by A.L. Nuttall, T. Ren, P. Gillespie, K. Grosh and E. de Boer
World Scientific Publishing (2006)
[PDF (331 kB)] Supplementary Material

Wave Propagation by Critical Oscillators
D. Andor, T. Duke, A. Simha and F. Jülicher
published in Auditory Mechanisms - Processes and Models
Proceedings of the Ninth International Mechanics of Hearing Workshop
Portland, Oregon, 23 - 28 July 2005
edited by A.L. Nuttall, T. Ren, P. Gillespie, K. Grosh and E. de Boer
World Scientific Publishing (2006)
[PDF (308 kB)]

2005

Continuum Description of the Cytoskeleton:
Ring Formation in the Cell Cortex
A. Zumdieck, M. Cosentino Lagomarsino, C. Tanase,
K. Kruse, B. Mulder, M. Dogterom and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 258103 (2005)
[PDF (336 kB)]

Velocity and Processivity of Helicase Unwinding
of Double Stranded Nucleic Acids
M.D. Betterton and F. Jülicher
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 17, 3851 (2005)
[PDF (336 kB)]

Universal Critical Behavior of Noisy Coupled Oscillators:
A Renormalization Group Study

T. Risler, J. Prost and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. E 72, 016130 (2005)
[PDF (303 kB)]

Theory of Mitotic Spindle Oscillations
S.W. Grill, K. Kruse and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 108104 (2005)
[PDF (107 kB)]

Filament Depolymerization by Motor Molecules
G. Klein, K. Kruse, G. Cuniberti and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 108102 (2005)
[PDF (127 kB)]

Generic Theory of Active Polar Gels: A Paradigm for Cytoskeletal Dynamics
K. Kruse, J.F. Joanny, F. Jülicher, J. Prost and K. Sekimoto
Eur. Phys. J. E 16, 5 (2005)
[PDF (280 kB)]

Opening of Nucleic-Acid Double Strands by Helicases:
Active Versus Passive Opening

M.D. Betterton and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. E 71, 011904 (2005)
[PDF (251 kB)]

Oscillations in Cell Biology
K. Kruse and F. Jülicher
Current Opinion in Cell Biology 17, 20 (2005)
[PDF (142 kB)]

Robust Formation of Morphogen Gradients
T. Bollenbach, K. Kruse, P. Pantazis, M. González-Gaitán, and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 018103 (2005)
[PDF (168 kB)]

2004

Universal Critical Behavior of Noisy Coupled Oscillators
T. Risler, J. Prost, and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 175702 (2004)
[PDF (105 kB)]

Dpp Gradient Formation by Dynamin-Dependent Endocytosis:
Receptor Trafficking and the Diffusion Model

K. Kruse, P. Pantazis, T. Bollenbach, F. Jülicher, and M. Gonzalez-Gaitan
Devlopment 131, 4843 (2004)
[PDF (1,62 MB)] Supplementary Material

Fluid Membranes Exchanging Material with External Reservoirs
P. Girard, F. Jülicher, and J. Prost
Eur. Phys. J. E 14, 387 (2004)
[PDF (567 kB)]

Active Hair-Bundle Motility Harnesses Noise to
Operate Near an Optimum of Mechanosensitivity

B. Nadrowski, P. Martin, and F. Jülicher
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 101, 12195 (2004)
[PDF (528 kB)]; Supplementary Material [PDF (383 kB)]

Membranes with Rotating Motors: Microvortex Assemblies
P. Lenz, J.-F. Joanny, F. Jülicher, and J. Prost
Eur. Phys. J. E 13, 379 (2004)
[PDF (558 kB)]

Role of Tensile Stress in Actin Gels and a Symmetry-Breaking Instability
K. Sekimoto, J. Prost, F. Jülicher, H. Boukellal, and A. Bernheim-Grosswasser
Eur. Phys. J. E 13, 247 (2004)
[PDF (643 kB)]

Asters, Vortices, and Rotating Spirals in Active Gels of Polar Filaments
K. Kruse, J.F. Joanny, F. Jülicher, J. Prost, and K. Sekimoto
Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 078101 (2004)
[PDF (108 kB)]

2003

A Motor that Makes its Own Track: Helicase Unwinding of DNA
M.D. Betterton and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 258103 (2003)
[PDF (180 kB)]

Continuum Theory of Contractile Fibres
K. Kruse, A. Zumdieck, and F. Jülicher
Europhys. Lett. 64, 716 (2003)
[PDF (204 kB)]

Morphogenetic Oscillations during Symmetry Breaking
of Regenerating Hydra Vulgaris Cells
C. Fütterer, C. Colombo, F. Jülicher and A. Ott
Europhys. Lett. 64, 137 (2003)
[PDF (320 kB)]

Membranes with Rotating Motors
P. Lenz, J.-F. Joanny, F. Jülicher, and J. Prost
Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 108104 (2003)
[PDF (103 kB)]

Motion of an Adhesive Gel in a Swelling Gradient:
A Mechanism for Cell Locomotion

J.-F. Joanny, F. Jülicher, and J. Prost
Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 168102 (2003)
[PDF (94 kB)]

Active Traveling Wave in the Cochlea
T. Duke and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 158101 (2003)
[PDF (315 kB)]

Self-organization and Mechanical Properties of Active Filament Bundles
K. Kruse and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. E 67, 051913 (2003)
[PDF (216 kB)]

2002

Formation and Interaction of Membrane Tubes
I. Derenyi, F. Jülicher, and J. Prost
Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 238101 (2002)
[PDF (121 kB)]

Bidirectional Cooperative Motion of Molecular Motors
M. Badoual, F. Jülicher, and J. Prost
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 99 (4), 6696 (2002)
[PDF (300 kB)] Comment by Thomas Duke [PDF (88 kB)]

2001

Comparison of a Hair Bundle's Spontaneous Oscillations with its Response to Mechanical Stimulation Reveals the Underlying Active Process
P. Martin, A.J. Hudspeth and F. Jülicher
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 98, 14380 (2001)
[PDF  (240 kB)]

Detachment of Molecular Motors under Tangential Loading
A. Parmeggiani, F. Jülicher, L. Peliti and J. Prost
Europhys. Lett. 56 (4), 603 (2001)
[PDF (145 kB)]

Self-Propagating Patterns in Active Filament Bundles
K. Kruse, S. Camalet and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. Lett.87,  138101 (2001).
[PDF (108 kB)]

Physical Basis of Two-Tone Interference in Hearing
F. Jülicher, D. Andor and T. Duke
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 98, 9080 (2001).
[PDF (384 kB)]

Mechanical Oscillations at the Cellular Scale
F. Jülicher
C.R. Acad Sci. (Paris) IV, No. 6, p. 849 (2001).
[PDF (184 kB)]

2000

Actively Contracting Bundles of Polar Filaments
K. Kruse and F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. Lett. 85,  1778-1781 (2000)
[PDF (112 kB)]

Auditory Sensitivity Provided by Self-Tuned Critical Oscillations of Hair Cells
S. Camalet , T. Duke, F. Jülicher and J. Prost
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 97, 3183-3187 (2000)
[PDF (361 kB)]; Supplementary Material [PDF (65 kB)]

Generic Aspects of Axonemal Beating
S. Camalet and F. Jülicher
New J. Phys. 2, 24 (2000)
[PDF (299kB)]

1999

Reply to a Comment by Marin et. al
F. Jülicher and J. Prost
Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 5404 (1999)
[PDF (26 kB)]

Energy Transduction of Isothermal Ratchets:
Generic Aspects and Specific Examples
Close to and Far from Equilibrium
A. Parmeggiani, F. Jülicher, A. Ajdari, and J. Prost
Phys. Rev. E 60, 2127 (1999)
[PDF (340 kB)]

Force and Motion Generation of Molecular Motors: A Generic Description
F. Jülicher
in Transport and Structure: Their Competitive Roles in Biophysics and Chemistry
edited by S.C. Müller, J. Parisi and W. Zimmermann, Lecture Notes in Physics,
Springer (Berlin, 1999).
[PDF (401 kB)]

Dynamic Fluctuations of Semiflexible Filaments
R. Everaers, F. Jülicher, A. Ajdari, and A. Maggs
Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 3717 (1999).
[PDF (190 kB)]

On the Listeria Propulsion Mechanism
F. Gerbal, V. Noireaux, C. Sykes, F. Jülicher, P. Chaikin, A. Ott, J. Prost,
R. Goldstein, E. Friedrich and D. Louvard
Pramana J. Phys. 53, 155 (1999).
[PDF (21,15 MB)]

Self-Organized Beating and Swimming of Internally Driven Filaments
S. Camalet, F. Jülicher and J. Prost
Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 1590 (1999).
[PDF (167 kB)]

1998

Acting on Actin: The Electric Motility Assay
D. Riveline, A. Ott, F. Jülicher, D.A. Winkelmann, O. Cardoso, J.J. Lacapere,
S. Magnusdottir, J.L. Viovy, L. Gorre-Talini, and J. Prost
Eur Biophys. J. 27, 403 (1998).
[PDF (238 kB)]

Molecular Motors: From Individual to Collective Behavior
F. Jülicher and J. Prost
Prog. Theor.  Phys. Supplement 130, 9 (1998).
[PDF (190 kB)]

Motion of RNA Polymerase along DNA: A Stochastic Model
F. Jülicher and R. Bruinsma
Biophys. J. 74, 1169 (1998)
[PDF (244 kB)]

1997

Modeling Molecular Motors
F. Jülicher, A. Ajdari and J. Prost
Rev. Mod. Phys. 69, 1269 (1997)
[PDF (305 kB)]

Pulling on a Filament
A. Ajdari, F. Jülicher and A. Maggs
J. Phys. I France  7, 823 (1997)
[PDF (258 kB)]

Spontaneous Oscillations of Collective Molecular Motors
F. Jülicher and J. Prost
Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 4510 (1997)
[PDF  (130 kB)]

1996

The Morphology of Vesicles of Higher Topological Genus:
Conformal Degeneracy and Conformal Modes
F. Jülicher
J. Phys. II France 6, 1797 (1996)
[PDF (959 kB)]

Shape Transformations of Vesicles with Intramembrane Domains
F. Jülicher and R. Lipowsky
Phys. Rev. E 53, 2670 (1996)
[PDF (1540 kB)]

1995

Cooperative Molecular Motors
F. Jülicher and J. Prost
Phys. Rev. Lett. 75, 2618 (1995)
[PDF  (470 kB)]

1994

Supercoiling Transitions of Closed DNA
F. Jülicher
Phys. Rev. E 49, 2429 (1994)
[PDF (784 kB)]

La physique des liposomes
X. Michalet, F. Jülicher , B. Fourcade, U.Seifert and D. Bensimon
La Recherche 269, 1012 (1994)
[PDF  (1,6 MB)]

Shape Equations for Axisymmetric Vesicles: A Clarification
F. Jülicher and U. Seifert
Phys. Rev. E 49, 4728 (1994)
[PDF  (306 kB)]

Die Morphologie von Vesikeln
F. Jülicher
Dissertation, Universität zu Köln (1994)
[PDF  (13,6 MB)]

1993

Phase Diagrams and Shape Transformations of Toroidal Vesicles
F. Jülicher , U. Seifert and R. Lipowsky
J. Phys. II France 3, 1681 (1993)
[PDF (1,7 MB)]

Conformal Degeneracy and Conformal Diffusion of Vesicles
F. Jülicher,U. Seifert and R. Lipowsky
Phys. Rev. Lett. 71, 452 (1993)
[PDF   (509 kB)]

Domain-Induced Budding of Vesicles
F. Jülicher and R. Lipowsky
Phys. Rev. Lett. 70, 2964 (1993)
[PDF  (497 kB)]

1990

Exact Funktional Renormalization Group for Wetting Transitions in 1 + 1 Dimensions
F. Jülicher , R. Lipowsky and H. Müller-Krumbhaar
Europhys. Lett. 11 (7), 657 (1990)
[PDF  (884 kB)]

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