Dr. Mierk Schwabe

Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)
Forschungsgruppe Komplexe Plasmen
Münchner Str. 20
82234 Weßling/Germany

Telefon:+49 8153 28 4239
Email: Mierk Schwabe 
Internet: http://complex-plasmas.dlr.de

Forschungsschwerpunkte

Kollektive Phänomene in Komplexen Plasmen
Turbulenz, Wellen, Vortices, Mesoskopische Effekte
Simulation Komplexer Plasmen
Plasma-Staub-Wechselwirkung

Wissenschaftlicher Werdegang und Ausbildung

Wissenschaftlerin
DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen, Deutschland
Forschungsgruppe Komplexe Plasmen, 2015 - heute
Experimente zu kollektiven Effekten in Komplexen Plasmen
Dr. Hubertus Thomas
EU-Stipendiantin
MPE, Garching, Deutschland
DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen, Deutschland 2014/15
Experimente zu Turbulenz in komplexen Plasmen
 
 
University of California at Berkeley, USA
Department of Chemical Engineering, 2012-2014
Simulation kollektiver Effekte in Komplexen Plasmen
Prof. David Graves
Postdoc
Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Deutschland
Komplexe Plasma Gruppe, 2009-2011
Wissenschaftsmanagement des PK-3 Plus Labors auf der
Internationalen Raumstation;
Untersuchung von Fluideffekten in Komplexen Plasmen
Prof. Gregor Morfill
Doktorarbeit
Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Deutschland
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München, Deutschland
Komplexe Plasma Gruppe, 2006-2009
Dynamische Effekte in fluiden Komplexen Plasmen
Planung und Durchführung einer Parabelflugkampagne
Prof. Gregor Morfill
Diplomarbeit
Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Deutschland
TUM, Garching, Deutschland
Komplexe Plasma Gruppe, 2005-2006
Mikroteilchen als Sonden in einem hochmagnetisierten Plasma
Dr. Uwe Konopka
Studium
TUM, Garching, Deutschland
Diplom-Physik, 2000-2006
Austausch
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, Frankreich
Physik und Informatik, 2003-2004

 

Auszeichnungen und Drittmittel

EU Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship, 2012 – 2015
Dreijähriges Forschungsstipendium, Erfolgsrate ∼20%

Young Scientist Award
International Conference on the Physics of Dusty Plasmas, Deutschland, 2011
Dreijähriger Preis für einen herausragenden Nachwuchsforscher im Bereich Komplexe Plasmen

PhD Research Award der Plasmaphysikabteilung der Europäischen Physikalischen Gesellschaft, 2011
Jährlicher Preis für die drei besten Doktorarbeiten in Plasmaphysik

Beste Posterpräsentation eines Studenten, EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, Griechenland, 2008

Beste Posterpräsentation eines Studenten, IPELS Konferenz, Australien, 2007

EU Erasmusstipendium für Studium in Frankreich, 2003/04

Eingeladene Vorträge

Collective effects in vortex movements in complex plasmas, geplant 06 2016
International Congress on Plasma Physics, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Complex Plasmas Under Microgravity, 09 2015
4th International Workshop on Diagnostics and Simulation of Dusty Plasmas, Kiel, Germany

Simulating the Dynamics of Complex/Dusty Plasmas, 06 2013
40th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science, San Francisco, USA

Exploring the limits of cooperative phenomena using complex plasmas , 05 2011
Sixth International Conference on Physics of Dusty Plasmas, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Gutachtertätigkeit

  • IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science
  • European Physical Letters
  • Journal of Physics A
  • Journal of Plasma Physics
  • Physical Review E
  • Physical Review Letters
  • Physica Scripta
  • Physics Letters A
  • Physics of Plasmas

Lehre und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit

Freshmen Seminar: Physics in Weightlessness
UC Berkeley, Sommersemester 2013, wöchentlich

Mentorin im Programm CyberMentor
2011/12

Wissenschaftsblog "Zündspannung”
2008 - 2012

Teilnahme am Girls’ Day und Tag der Offenen Tür, MPE Garching
2007 – 2011

Betreuung des Praktikumsversuchs Plasmakristall
TUM, Garching, 2007 - 2011

 

Publikationen

M Schwabe, S Zhdanov, C Räth: Instability onset and scaling laws of an auto-oscillating turbulent flow in a complex plasma, Physical Review E 95, 041201 (2017)
Li Yang, Mierk Schwabe, Sergey Zhdanov, Hubertus M Thomas, Andrey M Lipaev, Vladimir I Molotkov, Vladimir E Fortov, Jing Zhang, Cheng-Ran Du: Density waves at the interface of a binary complex plasma, EPL 117, 25001 (2017)

S Zhdanov, C Du, M Schwabe, V Nosenko, H Thomas, G Morfill: Wake turbulence observed behind an upstream "extra" particle in a complex (dusty) plasma, EPL 114, 55002 (2016)

S. Zhdanov, M. Schwabe, C. Räth, H.M. Thomas, and G.E. Morfill: Wave turbulence observed in an auto-oscillating complex (dusty) plasma, EPL 110, 35001 (2015)

D.I. Zhukhovitskii, V.E. Fortov, V.I. Molotkov, A.M. Lipaev, V.N. Naumkin, H.M. Thomas, A.V. Ivlev, M. Schwabe, and G.E. Morfill:
Measurement of the speed of sound by observation of the Mach cones in a complex plasma under microgravity conditions, Phys. Plasmas 22, 023701 (2015)
M. Schwabe, S. Zhdanov, C. Räth, D. B. Graves, H. M. Thomas, and G. E. Morfill: Collective effects in vortex movements in complex plasmas, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 115002 (2014) - link
L. Wörner, A. V. Ivlev, L. Couëdel, P. Huber, M. Schwabe, T. Hagl, M. Mikikian, L. Boufendi, A. Skvortsov, A. M. Lipaev, V. I. Molotkov, O. F. Petrov, V. E. Fortov, H. M. Thomas, and G. E. Morfill: The effect of a direct current field on the microparticle charge in the plasma afterglow, Phys. Plasmas 20, 123702 (2013) - link
M. Schwabe, and D. B. Graves: Simulating the dynamics of complex plasmas, Phys. Rev. E 88, 023101 (2013) - link
M. A. Fink, S. K. Zhdanov, M. Schwabe, M. H. Thoma, H. Höfner, H. M. Thomas, and G. E. Morfill: Autowaves in a dc complex plasma confined behind a Laval nozzle EPL 102, 45001 (2013) - link
M. Schwabe: Collective effects in complex/dusty plasmas, J. Postdoctoral Res. 1, 35-40 (2013)
C.-R. Du, K. R. Sütterlin, K. Jiang, C. Räth, A. V. Ivlev, S. Khrapak, M. Schwabe, H. M. Thomas, V. E. Fortov, A. M. Lipaev, V. I. Molotkov, O. F. Petrov, Y. Malentschenko, F. Yurtschichin, Y. Lonchakov, G. E. Morfill: Experimental investigation on lane formation in complex plasmas under microgravity conditions, New J. Phys. 14, 073058 (2012) - link
D. I. Zhukhovitskii, V. E. Fortov, V. I. Molotkov, A. M. Lipaev, V. N. Naumkin, H. M. Thomas, A. V. Ivlev, M. Schwabe and G. E. Morfill: Nonviscous motion of a slow particle in the dust crystal under microgravity conditions, Phys. Rev. E 86, 016401 (2012) - link
S. A. Khrapak, B. A. Klumov, P. Huber, V. I. Molotkov, A. M. Lipaev, V. N. Naumkin, A. V. Ivlev, H. M. Thomas, M. Schwabe, G. E. Morfill, O. F. Petrov, V. E. Fortov, Yu. Malentschenko and S. Volkov: Fluid-solid phase transitions in three-dimensional complex plasmas under microgravity conditions, Phys. Rev. E 85, 066407 (2012) - link
M. Schwabe, S. Zhdanov, A.V. Ivlev, H.M. Thomas and G.E. Morfill: Exploring the limits of cooperative phenomena using complex plasmas. In Proc. of "Dusty/Complex Plasmas: Sixth International Conference on the Physics of Dusty Plasmas", Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 2011. (Eds.) V.Y. Nosenko, P.K. Shukla, M.H. Thoma, H.M. Thomas. AIP. Conf. Proc. 1397, American Institute of Physics, Melville, NY USA, 66-71 (2011).
V.I. Molotkov, A.M. Lipaev, V.N. Naumkin, H.M. Thomas, M. Schwabe, A.V. Ivlev, S.A. Khrapak, V.E. Fortov and G.E. Morfill: Interpenetration of two clouds of microparticles in complex plasma under microgravity conditions. In Proc. of "Dusty/Complex Plasmas: Sixth International Conference on the Physics of Dusty Plasmas", Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 2011. (Eds.) V.Y. Nosenko, P.K. Shukla, M.H. Thoma, H.M. Thomas. AIP. Conf. Proc. 1397, American Institute of Physics, Melville, NY USA, 377-378 (2011).
M. Schwabe, S. Zhdanov, M. Rubin-Zuzic, A. Ivlev, H. Thomas, G. Morfill: Bursting Bubbles in a Complex Plasma, IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 39, 2726 (2011) - link
M. Schwabe, K. Jiang, S. Zhdanov, T. Hagl, P. Huber, A. V. Ivlev, A. M. Lipaev, V. I. Molotkov, V. N. Naumkin, K. R. Sütterlin, H. M. Thomas, V. E. Fortov, G. E. Morfill, A. Skvortsov, S. Volkov: Direct measurement of the speed of sound in a complex plasma under microgravity conditions, EPL 96, 55001 (2011) - link - featured in the EPL editorial, in Europhysics News, in EPL's Best of 2011 collection and in Science's News of the Week
M. Schwabe, L.-J. Hou, S. Zhdanov, A. V. Ivlev, H. M. Thomas, G. E. Morfill: Convection in a dusty radio-frequency plasma under the influence of a thermal gradient, New J. Phys. 13, 083034 (2011) - link
M. Schwabe, U. Konopka, P. Bandyopadhyay, G.E. Morfill: Pattern formation in a complex plasma in high magnetic fields, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 215004 (2011) - link - featured in Physical Review Focus
R.J. Heidemann, L. Couëdel, S.K. Zhdanov, K.R. Sütterlin, M. Schwabe, H.M. Thomas, A.V. Ivlev, T. Hagl, G.E. Morfill, V.E. Fortov, V.I. Molotkov, O.F. Petrov, A.I. Lipaev, V. Tokarev, T. Reiter, P. Vinogradov: Comprehensive experimental study of heartbeat oscillations observed under microgravity conditions in the PK-3 Plus Laboratory on board the International Space Station, Phys. Plasmas 18, 053701 (2011) - link
B. M. Annaratone, T. Antonova, C. Arnas, P. Bandyopadhyay, M. Chaudhuri, C.-R. Du, Y. Elskens, A. V. Ivlev, G. E. Morfill, V. Nosenko, K. R. Sütterlin, M. Schwabe, and H. M. Thomas: Collective effects in complex plasma, Plasma Sourc. Sci. Techn. 19, 065026 (2010) - link
M. Schwabe, M. Rubin-Zuzic, S. Zhdanov, A. V. Ivlev, H. M. Thomas, and G. E. Morfill: Bubbles, Blobs, and Cusps in Complex Plasmas, Proceedings of the 37th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, O5.319 (2010) - link
S. Zhdanov, M. Schwabe, R Heidemann, R. Sütterlin, H.M. Thomas, M. Rubin-Zuzic , H. Rothermel , T. Hagl , A.V. Ivlev , G.E. Morfill , V.I. Molotkov , A.M. Lipaev , O.F. Petrov , V.E. Fortov , T. Reiter: Auto-oscillations in complex plasmas, New J. Phys. 12, 043006 (2010) - link
M. Schwabe: Dynamical effects in fluid complex plasmas, PhD Thesis, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (2009) - link
M. Schwabe, M. Rubin-Zuzic, S. Zhdanov, A. V. Ivlev, H. M. Thomas, and G. E. Morfill: Formation of Bubbles, Blobs, and Surface Cusps in Complex Plasmas, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 255005 (2009) - link
K. Jiang, V. Nosenko, Y. F. Li, M. Schwabe, U. Konopka, A. V. Ivlev, V. E. Fortov, V. I. Molotkov, A. M. Lipaev, O. F. Petrov, M. V. Turin, H. M. Thomas and G. E. Morfill: Mach cones in a three-dimensional complex plasma, EPL 85, 45002 (2009) - link
M. Schwabe, S.K. Zhdanov, H.M. Thomas, A.V. Ivlev, M. Rubin-Zuzic, G.E. Morfill, V.I. Molotkov, A.M. Lipaev, V.E. Fortov, and T. Reiter: Nonlinear waves externally excited in a complex plasma under microgravity conditions, New J. Phys. 10, 033037 (2008) - link
M. Schwabe, M. Rubin-Zuzic, S. Zhdanov, H. M. Thomas, and G. E. Morfill: Highly Resolved Self-Excited Density Waves in a Complex Plasma, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 095002 (2007) - link
M. Schwabe: Microparticles as Probes in a Highly Magnetized Complex Plasma, University of Technology, Munich (2006)
U. Konopka, M. Schwabe, C. Knapek, M. Kretschmer, and G. E. Morfill: Complex Plasmas in Strong Magnetic Field Environments, AIP Conf. Proc. 799, 181 (2005) - link