Preliminary Scientific Program

Oral contributions: All talks are scheduled for 40 minutes (30 minutes talk +10 minutes discussion)

Sunday, September 14

18.00 Registration
19.00 Welcome buffet at the institute's cafeteria

Monday, September 15

8.45 P. Fulde and coordinators
9.00 T. Geisel
  Pattern-formation in the developping visual cortex
9.40 M. Or-Guil
  Protein degradation and its impact on immune system recognition
10.20 Coffee break
11.00 R. Goldstein
  Individual and collective dynamics of bacteria
11.40 M. Hauser
  Nonlinear dynamics of membrane bound enzyme systems
12.30 Lunch
14.00 H. Meinhardt
  Complex patterning by a self-destabilization of an established pattern:
  Center-finding in dividing bacteria, chemotactic orientation and phyllotaxis as examples
14.40 K. Kruse
  Pattern formation in bacteria: The Min-oscillations in Escherichia coli
15.20 Coffee break
16.00 W. van Saarloos
  Amplitude equations and the subcritical instability of visco-elastic Poiseuille flow
16.40 H. Levine
  Gradient sensing via dictyostelium amoeba: Models vs data
18.00 Dinner
19.00 Poster Session I.

Tuesday, September 16

9.00 A. Balanov
  Chaotic hierarchy in high dimension
9.40 T. Arecchi
  Synchronization of homoclinic chaos, semantic networks and brain dynamics
10.20 N. Janson
  Control of noise-induced motion by delayed feedback
11.00 Coffee break
11.30 W. Just
  Control of chaos by time delayed feedback
12.10 J. Socolar
  Control of fast oscillations using time delayed feedback
13.00 Lunch
14.30 K. Showalter
  Feedback stabilization and control of unstable propagating waves
15.10 V. Zykov
  Spiral wave dynamics in excitable media under feedback control
15.50 Coffee break
16.20 A. Lin
  Resonant pattern formation in reaction-diffusion systems
17.00 B. Gütlich
  Control and synchronisation of spatial optical structures in a single feedback experiment
18.00 Dinner
19.00 Poster Session II.

Wednesday, September 17

ESF Session:
``Spatiotemporal Dynamics in Stochastic and Nonstationary Environments''

9.00 L. Schimansky-Geier
  Noise in coupled excitable systems
9.40 M. Falcke
  Stochastic aspects of intracellular calcium dynamics
10.20 C. Zhou
  Noise-enhanced coherence and synchronization in nonlinear systems
11.00 Coffee break
11.30 I. Sendiña Nadal
  Noise-induced transitions on chemical excitable media
12.10 L. L. Bonilla
  Theory of charge fluctuations and domain relocation times in semiconductor superlattices
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Excursion
19.00 Conference Dinner

Thursday, September 18

9.00 R. Imbihl
  Pattern formation in active media with promoters & poisons
9.40 L. Pismen
  Pattern formation, reconstruction, and roughening on a catalytic surface
10.20 O. Steinbock
  Spatio-temporal dynamics of corrosion and precipitation systems
11.00 Coffee break
11.30 R. Kapral
  Exploding fronts in reaction-diffusion systems
12.10 A. Mikhailov
  Taming Winfree turbulence of scroll waves in excitable media
13.00 Lunch
14.30 V. Hakim
  Scroll wave dynamics in excitable media
15.10 F. Sagues
  Forcing spatial patterns in chemical active media
15.50 Coffee break
16.20 J. Hudson
  Synchronization and cluster dynamics in periodic, chaotic,
  and bursting electrochemical oscillators
17.00 S. Müller
  External control of chemical and biochemical patterns
17.40 H.-G. Purwins
  Dissipative solitons in physical systems
18.30 Dinner

Friday, September 18

9.00 C. Denz
  Control of solitons and pattern formation in photorefractive feedback systems
9.40 P. Rodin
  Travelling filaments in bistable semiconductors
10.20 U. Ebert
  Branching sparks -- the dynamics of electric breakdown
11.00 Coffee break
11.30 F.-J. Niedernostheide
  Current filamentation in multi-layered semiconductors
12.10 M. Fromhold
  Effects of stochastic webs on electron transport in semiconductor superlattices:
  Theory and experiment
12.50 Closing remarks
13.00 Lunch

patt03 conference 2003-09-05