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Lars Pastewka

 Prof. Dr. Lars Pastewka

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Selected Publications

Adam R. Hinkle, Wolfram G. Nöhring, Richard Leute, Till Junge, Lars Pastewka
The emergence of small-scale self-affine surface roughness from deformation
Science Advances 6, eaax0847 (2020)
See also: News & Views by Astrid S. De Wijn, Nature 578, 366 (2020)

Siddhesh Dalvi, Abhijeet Gujrati, Subarna R. Khanal, Lars Pastewka, Ali Dhinojwala, Tevis D. B. Jacobs
Linking energy loss in soft adhesion to surface roughness
PNAS 116, 25484 (2019)

Bart Weber, Tomislav Suhina, Till Junge, Lars Pastewka, Albert M. Brouwer, Daniel Bonn
Molecular probes reveal deviations from Amontons’ law in multi-asperity frictional contacts
Nature Communications 9, 888 (2018)

Daniele Savio, Lars Pastewka, Peter Gumbsch
Boundary lubrication of heterogeneous surfaces and the onset of cavitation in frictional contacts
Science Advances 2, e1501585 (2016)


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Complex systems far from equilibrium

The German Research Foundation approves new interdisciplinary research unit
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Close Proximity that Generates Energy

Lars Pastewka is optimizing a type of what is known as contact electricity, or the triboelectric effect
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The origins of roughness

Freiburg researcher investigate the origins of surface texture
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