Publications:


2015

SPAHN, F. and SEISS, M.
Charges Dropped.
Nature Physics , 11, 1-5 (2015).
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HOFFMANN, H., SEISS, M., SALO, H., and SPAHN, F.
Vertical structures induced by embedded moonlets in Saturn's rings.
Icarus , 252, 400-414 (2015)
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2014

MEIER, P., KRIEGEL, H., MOTSCHMANN, U., SCHMIDT, J., SPAHN, F., HILL, T.W., DONG, Y., JONES, G. H.
A model of the spatial and size distribution of Enceladus`dust plume.
Planet. Space Sci., 104, 216-233 (2014)

SPAHN, F., VIEIRA-NETO, E., GUIMARAES, A.H.F., GORBAN, A.N., and BRILLIANTOV, N.V.
A statistical model of aggregate fragmentation.
New J. Phys. , 16, L4-L7 (2014)
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2013

HOFFMANN, H., SEISS, M., and SPAHN, F.
Vertical relaxation of a moonlet propeller in Saturn's ring.
Astrophys. J. - Lett. , 765, L4-L7 (2013)
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2012

GUIMARAES, A. H. F., ALBERS, N., SPAHN, F., SEISS, M., VIEIRA-NETO, E., and BRILLIANTOV, N. V.
Aggregates in the strength and gravity regime: Particles sizes in Saturn's rings.
Icarus, 220, 660-678 (2012)

BAIBOLATOV, Y. and SPAHN, F.
The role of Adhesion for ensembles of mesoscopic particles
Gran. Matt., 12, 197-202 (2012)

KEMPF, S, ..., SPAHN, F., et al.
Linear high resolution dust mass spectrometer for a mission to the Galilean satellites.
Planet. Space Sci., 65, 10-20 (2012)

BODROVA, A. S., SCHMIDT, J., SPAHN, F., and BRILLIANTOV, N.V.
Adhesion and collisional release of particles in dense planetary rings.
Icarus, 218, 60 -68 (2012)
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2011

SEISS, M. and SPAHN, F.
Hydrodynamics of Saturn's dense Rings.
Math. Model. Nat. Phenom. 4, 191 - 218 (2011)

POSTBERG, F. , ..., SCHMIDT, J., SPAHN, F. et al.
Compositional mapping of planetary moons by mass spectrometry of dust ejecta.
Plan. Space Sci. 59 , 1815 (2011)


2010

SEISS, M., SPAHN, F., and SCHMIDT, J.
Moonlet induced wakes in planetary rings:
Analytical model including eccentric orbits of moon and ring particles.
Icarus 210, 298-317 (2010)


2009

SCHMIDT, J., OHTSUKI, K., RAPPAPORT, N., SALO, H., and SPAHN, F.
Dynamics of Saturn's dense rings.
In Saturn from Cassini-Huygens; SPRINGER , (2009).
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SHEPELYANSKY, D. L., PIKOVSKY, A. S., SCHMIDT, J., and SPAHN, F.
Synchronization mechanism of sharp edges in rings of Saturn.
Mon. Not. Royal Astron. Soc. 395, 1934 (2009).


2008

KEMPF, S., ... , SCHMIDT, J., SPAHN, F. et al.
The E ring in the vicinity of Enceladus: I. Spatial distribution and properties of the ring particles.
Icarus 193 , 420 - 437 (2008).

BRILLIANTOV, N. V., SCHMIDT, J., and SPAHN, F.
Geysers of Enceldus: Quantitative analysis of qualitative models
Planet. Space Sci. 56 , 1596 - 1606 (2008).

JONES, G. H., ... , SEISS, M., SPAHN, F., et al.
The Dust Halo of Saturn's largest icy moon, Rhea
Science 319 , 1380 - 1384 (2008).
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SCHMIDT, J., BRILLIANTOV, N. V., SPAHN, F., and KEMPF, S.
Slow dust in Enceladus' plume from condensation and wall collisions in tiger stripe fractures
Nature 451 , 685-688 (2008).
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BRILLIANTOV, N. V., ALBERS, N., SPAHN, F., and POESCHEL, T.
Collision dynamics of granular particles with adhesion
Phys. Rev. E 76 , 51302 (2008).


2007

SPAHN, F.
Planetenringe - Dynamische Laboratorien im Sonnensystem
Sterne und Weltraum 11 , 26 (2007).
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SREMCEVIC, M., SCHMIDT, J., SALO, H., SEISS, M., SPAHN, F. and ALBERS, N.
A moonlet belt in Saturns A ring
Nature 449 , Oct. 25, doi:10.1038, 1019 - 1021 (2007).
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WINTER, O. C., MOURAO, D. C., GIULIATTI-WINTER, S. M., SPAHN, F. and DA CRUZ, C.
Moonlets wandering on a leash-ring
MON. NOT. ROY. ASTRON. SOC. 380 , L54-L57 (2007).
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BRILLIANTOV, N. V., SCHMIDT, J. and SPAHN, F.
Nucleation and Growth of a Solid Phase in a Gas expanding into Vaccum
Int. J. Mod. Phys. C 18 , 676-684 (2007).


2006

BRILLIANTOV, N. V. and SPAHN, F.
Dust coagulation in equilibrium molecular gas.
MATH. & COMP. IN SIMULATION 72 , 93-97 (2006).

SRAMA, R. and the Cassini-CDA Team
In situ dust measurements in the inner Saturnian system
PLANET. SPACE SCI. 54, 967 - 987 (2006).
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GRÜN, E., de PATER, I., SHOWALTER, M., SPAHN, F. and SRAMA, R..
Foreword: Physics of dusty rings: History and perspective.
PLANET. SPACE SCI. , 54, 837 - 843 (2006).
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SPAHN, F., ALBERS, N., HÖRNING, M., KEMPF, S.,
KRIVOV, A.V., MAKUCH, M., SCHMIDT, J. and SEISS, M.
E Ring Dust Sources: Implications from Cassini's Dust Measurements.
PLANET. SPACE SCI. 54, 1024 - 1032 (2006).
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MAKUCH, M., SREMCEVIC, M., BRILLIANTOV, N.V., SPAHN, F. and KRIVOV, A.V.
Dynamics of circummartian dust particles. The role of stochastic perturbations.
PLANET. SPACE SCI. 54, 850 - 870 (2006).
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ALBERS, N. and SPAHN, F.
A l'origine du concept de limite de Roche : Les anneaux de Saturne.
In Édouard Albert Roche , in press.

SPAHN, F. and SCHMIDT, J.
Saturn's bared mini-moons.
NATURE 440, 614-615 (2006).
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SPAHN, F., SCHMIDT, J. et al.
Cassini Dust Measurements at Enceladus: Implications for the Origin of the E Ring.
SCIENCE 311, 1416-1418 (2006).
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ALBERS, N. and SPAHN, F.
Influence of adhesion on planetary rings near the Roche zone.
ICARUS 181 , 292-301 (2006).
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SPAHN, F. and SCHMIDT, J.
Hydrodynamic Description of Planetary Rings.
GAMM-Mitteilungen 29, 115 - 140 (2006).
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2005

SEISS, M., SALO, H., SREMCEVIC, M., and SPAHN, F.
Density structures induced by small moonlets in Saturn's dense rings.
GEOPHYS. RES. LETT. 32, doi:10.1029/2005GL022506 (2005).
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MAKUCH, M., KRIVOV, A.V. and SPAHN, F.
Long-term dynamical evolution of dusty ejecta from Deimos.
PLANET. SPACE SCI. 53, 357 - 369 (2005).
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KRIVOV, A.V., SREMCEVIC, M., and SPAHN, F.
Evolution of a Keplerian disk of colliding and fragmenting particles.
A kinetic model and application to the Edgeworth-Kuiper belt.
ICARUS 174, 105 - 134 (2005).
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SREMCEVIC, M., KRIVOV, A.V., KRÜGER, H. and SPAHN, F.
Impact-generated dust clouds around planetary satellites:
model versus Galileo data
PLANET. SPACE SCI. 53, 625 - 641 (2005).

SRAMA, R. et al.
The Cassini Cosmic Dust Analyzer
SPACE SCIENCE REV.114, 465 - 518 (2005).


2004

HOWARD, J., KRIVOV, A.V. and SPAHN, F.
Transverse halo orbits about MARS?,
GEOPHYS. RES. LETT. 30, 1680 - 1684 (2004).

SPAHN, F., ALBERS, N., SREMCEVIC, M. and THORNTON, C.
Kinetic description of coagulation and fragmentation in mesoscopic particle ensembles.
EUROPHYS. LETT. 67, 545 - 551 (2004).
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2003

SPAHN, F., KRIVOV, A.V., SREMCEVIC, M., SCHWARZ, U. and KURTHS, J.
Stochastic Forces in Circumplanetary Dust Dynamics.
J. GEOPHYS. RES. 108, doi: 10.1029/2002JE001925, (2003).
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SREMCEVIC, M., KRIVOV, A.V. and SPAHN, F.
Impact-Generated Dust Clouds around Planetary Satellites: Asymmetry effects.
PLANET. SPACE SCI. 51, 455-471, (2003).
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2002

SREMCEVIC, M., SPAHN, F. and DUSCHL, W.
Density Structures in Perturbed Thin Cold Disks.
MON. NOT. ROY. ASTRON.SOC. 337, 1139-1152, (2002).
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KRIVOV, A.V., SREMCEVIC, M., SPAHN, F., DIKAREV, V.V. and KHOLSHEVNIKOV, K.V.
Impact-Generated Dust Clouds around Planetary Satellites: Sperically-Symmetric Case.
PLANET. SPACE SCI. 51, 251-269, (2002).
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KRIVOV, A.V., WARDINSKI, I., SPAHN, F., KRÜGER, H. and GRÜN, E.
Dust on the Outskirts of the Jovian System.
ICARUS, 157, 436 - 455, (2002).
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GORDON, M.K. et al.
Planetary Rings.
In The Future of Solar-System Exploration,
(M. V. Sykes, Hrsg.), Univ. Arizona Press,
Tucson, pp. 263 - 282, (2002).


2001

SALO, H., SCHMIDT, J. and SPAHN, F.
Viscous Overstability in Saturn's B-Ring:
I. Direct Simulations and Measurement of Transport Coefficient
ICARUS 153, 295-315 (2001).
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SCHMIDT, J., SALO, H., SPAHN, F. and PETSCHMANN, O.
Viscous Overstability in Saturn's B-Ring:
II. Hydrodynamic Theory and Comparison to Simulations
ICARUS 153, 316-331 (2001).
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2000

SPAHN, F., PETZSCHMANN, O., SCHMIDT, J., SREMCEVIC, M. and HERTZSCH, J.-M.
About the Viscosity of Granular Gases: The force-free case versus granular gases under Keplerian differential rotation.
In Granular Gases, Proceedings 215. WE-HeraeusSeminar (H.J. Herrman, S. Luding und T. Pöschel, Hrsg.),
Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, 363-384, (2000).

SPAHN, F., SCHMIDT, J., PETZSCHMANN, O. and SALO, H.
Stability Analysis of a Keplerian Disk of Granular Grains.
ICARUS 145, 657 (2000).
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THIESSENHUSEN, K.-U., KRÜGER, H., SPAHN, F. and GRÜN, E.
Dust Grains around Jupiter: The observations of the Galileo dust detector.
ICARUS 144, 89 (2000).
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SPAHN, F.; SCHMIDT, J. and SREMCEVIC, M.
Structures in Planetary Rings - Stability and Gravitational Scattering.
In Stochastic Processes in Physics, Chemistry and Biology, (J.A. Freund und T.Pöschel, Hrsg.),
Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, 507-516, (2000).

SPAHN, F. and SREMCEVIC, M.
Density Patterns Induced by Small Moonlets Embedded in Saturn's Rings.
ASTRON. & ASTROPHYS. 358, 368 (2000).
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1999

PETZSCHMANN, O., SCHWARZ, U., SPAHN, F., GREBOGI, C. and KURTHS, J.
Length-scales of clustering in granular gases.
PHYS. REV. LETT. 82, 4819 (1999)
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KURTHS, J., SEEHAFER, N. und SPAHN, F.
Nichtlineare Dynamik in der Physik.
Komplexe Systeme und Nichtlineare Dynamik in Natur und Gesellschaft., (Hrsg. K. Mainzer),
Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, 52-73, (1999).

SCHMIDT, J., SALO, H., PETZSCHMANN, O. and SPAHN, F.
Vertical distribution of temperature and density in a planetary ring.
ASTRON. & ASTROPHYS. 345, 646 (1999).
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SPAHN, F., THIESSENHUSEN, K.-U., COLWELL, J.E., SRAMA, R. and GRÜN, E.
Dynamics of dust ejected from Enceladus: Application to the Cassini dust detector.
J. GEOPHYS. RES. 104, 24 111 (1999).
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SPAHN, F., PETSCHMANN, O., SCHMIDT, J., SREMCEVIC, M. and HERTZSCH, J.-M.
Granular Viscosity, Planetary Rings and Inelastic Particle Collisions.
In Granular Gases, (T.Pöschel & S. Luding, Hrsg.),
Springer, Heidelberg, 363 - 384, (1999).


1998

SPAHN, F., SCHWARZ, U., KURTHS, J. and PETZSCHMANN, O.
Reply to "Comment on 'Clustering of Granular Assemblies with Temperature Dependent Restitution under Keplerian Differential Rotation'".
PHYS. REV. LETT. 80, 5709 (1998)
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1997

HERTZSCH, J.-M., SCHOLL, H., SPAHN, F. and KATZORKE, I.
Simulations of collisions in Planetary Rings.
ASTRON. & ASTROPHYS. 320, 319 (1997).
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SPAHN, F.
Planetary rings - Nonequilibrium systems in space.
In Stochastic Physics, (L. Schimanski-Geier & T. Pöschel, Hrsg.),
Springer, Heidelberg, 372-386,(1997).

SPAHN, F., KATZORKE, I., PETZSCHMANN, O., SCHWARZ, U. and KURTHS, J.
Cluster instability of granular assemblies.
In Friction, Arching and Contact Dynamics, (D.E. Wolf & P. Grassberger, Hrsg.),
World Scientific, London, 287-291, (1997).

SPAHN, F., SCHWARZ, U. and KURTHS, J.
Clustering of granular assemblies with temperature dependent restitution and under Keplerian differential rotation.
PHYS. REV. LETT. 78, 1596 (1997).
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SPAHN, F., PETZSCHMANN, O., THIESSENHUSEN, K.-U. and SCHMIDT, J.
Inelastic collisions in planetary rings: Thickness and satellite-induced structures.
Physics of dry granular media, (H.J Herrmann, J.-P. Hovi und S. Luding, Hrsg.),
Kluwer, Dordrecht, 401-406, (1997).


1996

BRILLIANTOV, N. V., SPAHN, F., HERTZSCH, J.-M. and PÖSCHEL, TH.
A Model for Collisions in Granular Gases
PHYS. REV. E 53, 5382 (1996).
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BRILLIANTOV, N. V., SPAHN, F., HERTZSCH, J.-M. and PÖSCHEL, TH.
The collision of particles in granular systems.
PHYSICA A 231, 417 (1996).


1995

THIESSENHUSEN, K.-U., ESPOSITO, L.-W., KURTHS, J. and SPAHN, F.
Detection of hidden resonances in Saturn's B-Ring.
ICARUS, 113, 206 (1995).

SPAHN, F., HERTZSCH, J.-M. and BRILLIANTOV, N.V.
The role of particle collisions for the dynamics in planetary rings.
CHAOS, SOLITONS, and FRACTALS, 5, 1945 (1995).

HERTZSCH, J.-M., SPAHN, F. and BRILLIANTOV, N.-V.
On visco-elastic contact of icy spheres
J. PHYSIQUE (PARIS) 5, 1725 (1995).


1994

SPAHN, F.
Einfluß von Satelliten auf die Dynamik planetarer Ringe. Habilitationsschrift (1994).

SPAHN, F., SCHOLL,H. and HERTZSCH, J.-M.
Structures in planetary rings caused by embedded moonlets.
ICARUS, 111, 514 (1994).


1993

SPAHN, F., PETIT, J.-M. and BENDJOYA, PH.
The gravitational influence of the satellite Pan on the radial distribution of ring-material in the Encke-division of Saturn's A ring.
CELESTIAL MECH. 57, 391 (1993).

BENDJOYA, PH., PETIT; J.-M.and SPAHN, F.
Wavelet analysis of the Voyager Data of planetary rings. I. Description of the method.
ICARUS, 105 , 385 (1993).


1992

SPAHN, F., GREINER, J. and SCHWARZ, U.
Moonlets in Saturn's Rings.
ADVANCES SPACE RES., 12, 141 (1992).

SPAHN, F., SAAR, A., SCHMIDT, S. and SCHWARZ, U.
The influence of various moonlets on the optical depth profile in planetary rings.
ICARUS 100, 143 (1992).

RÜDIGER, G. and SPAHN, F.
On the stability of mean-field models of the solar convection zone.
SOLAR PHYSICS. 138, 1 (1992).

SPAHN, F., SAAR, A., SCHMIDT, S. and SCHWARZ, U.
The action of the satellite 1981 S13 and the optical depth profile of the Encke-gap ringlet in Saturn's A ring.
ASTRON. NACHR. 313, 101 (1992).


1991


1990


1989

SPAHN, F. and SPONHOLZ, H.
Existence of moonlets in Saturn's rings inferred from the optical depth profile.
NATURE 339, 607 (1989).

SPAHN, F. and WIEBICKE, H.-J.
Long-term gravitational influence of moonlets in planetary rings.
ICARUS 77, 124 (1989).


1988

SPAHN, F.
Disk-satellite interactions.
GERLANDS BEITR. GEOPHYSIK 97, 113 (1988).

SPAHN, F.
Gravitative Streuung in planetaren Ringen - ein Strukturbildungsmodell.
Dissertation, Akademie d. Wissenschaften d. DDR (1988).

SPAHN, F. and SPONHOLZ, H.
Mechanical properties of the Solar sytem.
In Origin and Evolution of planetary and Satellite Systems. (D. Möhlmann, Hrsg.), Akademie Verlag, Berlin, (1988).

SPAHN, F., HARDKE, D., ELTER, G. and SPONHOLZ, H.
Orbital and mechanical properties of planets, satellites, planetary rings, asteroids, and comets.
In Data of the Solar sytem, (T. Roatsch, Hrsg.), Akademe-Verlag, Berlin, (1988).


1987

LOGES,F., HENGST, M. und SPAHN, F.
Eigenspannungen in chemisch verfestigten Gläsern auf der Basis eines Modells diskreter Verteilung der Eigenspannungsquellen.
FMC-Series29, 37 (1987).

SPAHN, F.
Scattering properties of a moonlet (satellite) embedded in a particle ring: Applications to the rings of Saturn.
ICARUS 71, 69 (1987).

SPAHN, F.
Gravitational scattering in planetary rings.
EARTH, MOON, PLANETS 39, 243 (1987).


1986

SPAHN, F.
Akkretionsmodelle und gravitative Streuung.
IKF-REPORT 2 , 50 (1986).


1985


1984


1983

SPAHN, F.
Austauschionen als Eigenspannungsquellen. Diplomarbeit, Halle, (1983).


Articles in Popular Science


METTIG, H.-J. und SPAHN, F.

Zum Äquatorband auf Jupiter.
STERNE u. WELTRAUM, März (1990).

SPAHN, F.

Strukturen in planetaren Ringen.
PHYSIK IN UNSERER ZEIT, 23. Jahrg., 121 (1992).


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