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Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals or Books

  • Stefani, F., Giesecke, A., Weber, N., Weier, T.
    Synchronized helicity oscillations: a link between planetary tides and the solar cycle?
    Solar Phys., DOI: 10.1007/s11207-016-0968-0 (2016); arXiv:1511.09335
  • Stefani, F., Eckert, S., Ratajczak, M. Timmel, K., Wondrak, T.
    Contactless inductive flow tomography: basic principles and first applications in the experimental modelling of continuous casting
    IOP Conf. Ser.: Mater. Sci. Eng. 143, 012023 (2016)
  • Stefani, F., Galindo, V., Kasprzyk, C., Landgraf, S., Seilmayer, M., Starace, M., Weber, N., Weier, T.
    Magnetohydrodynamic effects in liquid metal batteries
    IOP Conf. Ser.: Mater. Sci. Eng. 143, 012024 (2016)
  • Ratajczak, M., Wondrak, T., Stefani, F.
    A gradiometric version of contactless inductive flow tomography: theory and first applications
    Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 374, 20150330 (2015)
  • Seilmayer, M., Gundrum, T., Stefani, F.
    Noise reduction of ultrasonic Doppler velocimetry in liquid metal experiments with high magnetic fields
    Flow Meas. Instrum. 48, 74-80 (2016)
  • Gerbeth, G. Eckert, S., Stefani, F.
    Thermohydraulic safety issues for liquid metal cooled systems
    Kerntechnik 81, 188-191 (2016)
  • Herault, J., Gundrum, T., Giesecke, A., Stefani, F.
    Subcritical transition to turbulence of a precessing flow in a cylindrical vessel
    Phys. Fluids 27, 124102 (2015); arXiv:1509.06131
  • Rüdiger, G., Schultz, M., Gellert, M., Stefani, F.
    Subcritical excitation of the current-driven Tayler instability by super-rotation
    Phys. Fluids 28, 014105 (2016)
  • Giesecke, A., Albrecht, T., Gundrum, T., Herault, J., Stefani, F.
    Triadic resonances in non-linear simulations of a fluid flow in a precessing cylinder
    New J. Phys.17, 113044 (2015); arXiv:1508.00334
  • Stefani, F., Kirillov, O.N.
    Destabilization of rotating flows with positive shear by azimuthal magnetic fields
    Phys. Rev. E 92, 051001(R) (2015); arXiv:1506.00399
  • Weber, N., Galindo, V., Stefani, F., Weier, T.
    The Tayler instability at low magnetic Prandtl numbers: between chiral symmetry breaking and helicity oscillations
    New J. Phys. 17, 113013 (2015); arXiv:1504.06120
  • Rüdiger, G., Schultz, M., Stefani, F. Mond, M.
    Diffusive MHD Instabilities: Beyond the Chandrasekhar Theorem
    Astrophys. J. 811, 84 (2015); arXiv:1407.0240
  • Forbriger, J., Stefani, F.
    Transient eddy current flow metering
    Meas. Sci. Technol. 26, 105303 (2015) arXiv:1505.05959
  • Ratajczak, M., Wondrak, T., Timmel, K., Stefani, F., Eckert, S.
    Flow visualization by means of contactless inductive flow tomography in the presence of a magnetic brake
    Journal for Manufacturing Science and Production 15, 41-48 (2015)
  • Starace, M., Weber, N., Seilmayer, M., Kasprzyk, C., Weier, T., Stefani, F., Eckert, S.
    Ultrasound Doppler flow measurements in a liquid column under the influence of a strong axial current
    Magnetohydrodynamics 51, 249-256 (2014)
  • Ratajczak, M., Wondrak, T., Stefani, F., Eckert, S.
    Numerical and experimental investigation of the contactless inductive flow tomography in the presence of strong static magnetic fields
    Magnetohydrodynamics 51 461-472 (2014)
  • Giesecke, A., Albrecht, T., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, T., Stefani, F.
    Numerical simulations for the DRESDYN precession dynamo
    Magnetohydrodynamics 51, 293-302 (2014); arXiv:1411.1195
  • Stefani, F., Albrecht, T., Gerbeth, G., Giesecke, A., Gundrum, T., Herault, J., Nore, C., Steglich, C.
    Towards a precession driven dynamo experiment
    Magnetohydrodynamics 51, 275-284 (2015); arXiv:1410.9373
  • Weber, N., Galindo, V., Priede, J., Stefani, F., Weier, T.
    The influence of current collectors on Tayler instability and electro-vortex flows in liquid metal batteries
    Phys. Fluids 27. 014103 (2014); arXiv:1409.3735
  • Kirillov, O., Stefani, F., Fukumoto, Y.
    Instabilities in magnetized rotational flows: A short-wavelength approach
    J. Fluid Mech. 760, 591-633 (2014); arXiv:1401.8276
  • Ratajczak, M., Gundrum, T., Stefani, F., Wondrak, T.
    Contactless inductive flow tomography: brief history and recent developments in its application to continuous casting
    Journal of Sensors 2014, 739161 (2014); see here
  • Giesecke, A., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    Magnetic material in mean-field dynamos driven by small scale helical flows
    New J. Phys. 16, 073034 (2014); arXiv:1405.5788
  • Stefani, F.
    Laborexperimente zur Entstehung und Wirkung kosmischer Magnetfelder
    Praxis der Naturwissenschaften - Physik in der Schule, 63(2), 31-37 (2014); arXiv:1403.3643
  • Weber, N., Galindo, V., Stefani, F., Weier, T.
    Current-driven flow instabilities in large-scale liquid metal batteries, and how to tame them
    J. Power Sources 265, 166-173 (2014); arXiv:1311.7306
  • Seilmayer, M., Galindo, V., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, T., Stefani, F., Gellert, M., Rüdiger, G., Schultz, M., Hollerbach, R.
    Experimental evidence for non-axisymmetric magnetorotational instability in an azimuthal magnetic field
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 024505 (2014); arXiv:1311.7223
  • Timmel, K., Wondrak, Röder, M., Stefani, F., Eckert, S., Gerbeth, G.
    Use of cold liquid metal models for investigations of the fluid flow in the continuous casting process
    Steel Research International 85, 1283-1290 (2014)
  • Kirillov, O., Stefani, F., Fukumoto, Y.
    Instabilities of rotational flows in azimuthal magnetic fields of arbitrary radial dependence
    Fluid Dyn. Res. 46, 031403 (2014); arXiv:1307.1576
  • Rüdiger, G., Gellert, M., Schultz, M., Hollerbach, R., Stefani, F.
    Astrophysical and experimental implications from the magnetorotational instability of toroidal fields
    Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 438, 271-277 (2014); arXiv:1303.4521
  • Wondrak, T., Eckert, S., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F., Timmel, K., Peyton, A.J., Terzija, N., Yin, W.
    Visualization of the flow in a mold of continuous casting by Contactless Inductive Flow Tomography and Mutual Inductance Tomography
    Steel Research International 85, 1266-1273 (2014)
  • Kirillov, O., Stefani, F.
    Extending the range of the inductionless magnetorotational instability
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 061103 (2013); arXiv:1303.4642
  • Ferriz-Mas, A., Hollerbach, R., Stefani, F., Tilgner, A.
    Introduction
    Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dyn. 107, 383-384 (2013)
  • Giesecke, A., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    Spectral properties of oscillatory and non-oscillatory a2 -dynamos.
    Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dyn. 107, 45-57 (2013); arXiv:1202.2218
  • Stefani, F., Xu, M., Gerbeth, G., Wondrak, T.
    Integral equations in MHD: theory and application
    Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dyn. 107, 58-72 (2013); arXiv:1111.2164
  • Kirillov, O.N., Stefani, F., Fukumoto, Y.
    A unifying picture of helical and azimuthal MRI, and the universal significance of the Liu limit
    Astrophys. J. 756, 83 (2012); arXiv:1205.0670
  • Timmel, K., Miao, X., Wondrak, T., Stefani, F., Lucas, D., Eckert, S., Gerbeth, G.
    Experimental and numerical modelling of the fluid flow in the continuous casting of steel.
    Eur. Phys. J. - Spec. Top. 220, 151-166 (2013)
  • Giesecke, A., Stefani, F., Wondrak, T., Xu, M.
    Forward and inverse problems in fundamental and applied magnetohydrodynamics
    Eur. Phys. J. - Spec. Top. 220, 9-23 (2013); arXiv:1212.3447
  • Weber, N., Galindo, V., Stefani, F., Weier, T., Wondrak, T.
    Numerical simulation of the Tayler instability in liquid metals
    New J. Phys. 15, 043034 (2013); arXiv:1212.3187
  • Giesecke, A., Stefani, F., Burguete, J.
    Impact of time-dependent non-axisymmetric velocity perturbations on dynamo action of von-Karman-like flows
    Phys. Rev. E 86, 066303 (2012); arXiv:1208.1351
  • Stefani, F., Eckert, S., Gerbeth, G., Klotsche, K., Timmel, K., Wondrak, T., Peyton, A.J., Terzija, N., Yin, W.
    Combining contactless inductive flow tomography and mutual inductance tomography for two-phase flow measurements at a continuous casting model
    Journal of Iron and Steel Research International 19, Suppl. 1-1, 479-482 (2012)
  • Timmel, K., Wondrak, T., Röder, M., Stefani, F., Eckert, S., Gerbeth, G.
    Experimental Modelling of the Impact of a DC Magnetic Field on the Melt Flow in a Continuous Casting Mould
    Journal of Iron and Steel Research International 19, Suppl. 1-2, 862-865 (2012)
  • Gerbeth, G., Eckert, S., Stefani, F., Timmel, K., Wondrak, T.
    The LIMMCAST Program at HZDR: Modelling of Fluid Flow and Transport Phenomena in the Continuous Casting Process
    Journal of Iron and Steel Research International 19, Suppl. 1-1, 1-8 (2012)
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th., Wondrak, T.
    Grundlagen und Anwendungen der kontaktlosen induktiven Strömungstomographie
    Technisches Messen 79, 403-409 (2012)
  • Rüdiger, G., Gellert, M., Schultz, M., Strassmeier, K.G., Stefani, F., Gundrum, Th., Seilmayer, M., Gerbeth, G.
    Critical fields and growth rates of the Tayler instability as probed by a columnar gallium experiment
    Astrophys. J. 755, 181 (2012); arXiv:1201.2318
  • Kirillov, O.N., Stefani, F.
    Standard and helical magnetorotational instability: How singularities create paradoxal phenomena in MHD
    Acta Appl. Math. 120, 177-198 (2012); arXiv:1109.1940
  • Stefani, F., Eckert, S., Gerbeth, G., Giesecke, A., Gundrum, Th., Steglich, C., Weier, T., Wustmann, B.
    DRESDYN - A new facility for MHD experiments with liquid sodium
    Magnetohydrodynamics 48, 103-113 (2012); arXiv:1201.5737
  • Giesecke, A., Nore, C., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Leorat, J., Herreman, W., Luddens, F., Guermond, J.-L.
    Influence of high permeability disks in an axisymmetric model of the Cadarache dynamo experiment
    New J. Phys. 14, 053005 (2012); arXiv:1112.1780
  • Seilmayer, M., Stefani, F., Gundrum, T. Weier, T. Gerbeth, G., Gellert, M., Rüdiger, G.
    Experimental evidence for a transient Tayler instability in a cylindrical liquid-metal column
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 244501 (2012); arXiv:1112.2103
  • Wondrak, Th., Galindo, V., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th., Stefani, F., Timmel, K., Peyton, A., Yin, W., Riaz, S.
    Liquid metal experiments with a swirling-flow submerged entry nozzle
    Ironmaking and Steelmaking 39, 1-9 (2012)
  • Wondrak, Th., Eckert, S., Gerbeth, G., Klotsche, K., Stefani, F., Timmel, K., Peyton, A., Terzija, N., Yin, W.
    Combined electromagnetic tomography for determining two-phase flow characteristics in the submerged entry nozzle and in the mould of a continuous-casting model
    Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B 42, 1201-1210 (2011)
  • Kirillov, O.N., Stefani, F.
    Paradoxes of magnetorotational instability and their geometrical resolution
    Phys. Rev. E 84, 036304 (2011); arXiv:1104.0677
  • Stefani, F., Weier, T., Gundrum, Th., Gerbeth, G.
    How to circumvent the size limitation of liquid metal batteries due to the Tayler instability
    Energy conversion and management 52, 2982-2986 (2011); arXiv:1005.5046
  • Stefani, F., Gailitis. A., Gerbeth, G.
    Energy oscillations and a possible route to chaos in a modified Riga dynamo
    Astron. Nachr. 332, 4-10 (2011); arXiv:1009.1051
  • Eckert, S., Buchenau. D., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F., Weiss, F.-P.
    Some Recent Developments in the Field of Measuring Techniques and Instrumentation for Liquid Metal Flows
    J. Nucl. Sci. Techn. 48, 490-498 (2011)
  • Terzija, N., Yin, W., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F., Timmel, K., Wondrak, T., Peyton, A.
    Use of Electromagnetic Induction Tomography for monitoring liquid metal/gas flow regimes on a model of an industrial steel caster
    Meas. Sci. Techn. 22, 015501 (2011)
  • Terzija, N., Yin, W., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F., Timmel, K., Wondrak, T., Peyton, A.
    Electromagnetic inspection of a two-phase flow of GaInSn and Argon
    Flow Meas. Instrum. 22, 10-16 (2011)
  • Giesecke, A., Nore, C., Luddens, F., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Leorat, J., Guermond, J.-L.
    Electromagnetic induction in non-uniform domains
    Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dyn. 104, 505-529 (2010); arXiv:1004.0061
  • Timmel, K., Eckert, S., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F., Wondrak, T.
    Experimental modeling of the continuous casting process of steel using low melting point alloys - the LIMMCAST program
    ISIJ International 50, 1134-1141 (2010)
  • Wondrak, Th., Galindo, V., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th., Stefani, F., Timmel, K.
    Contactless inductive flow tomography for a model of continuous steel casting
    Meas. Sci. Techn. 21, 045402 (2010)
  • Giesecke, A., Nore, C., Plunian, F., Laguerre, R., Ribeiro, A., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Leorat, J., Guermond, J.-L.
    Generation of axisymmetric modes in cylindrical kinematic mean-field dynamos of VKS type
    Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dyn. 104, 249-271 (2010); arXiv:0905.3957
  • Kirillov, O.N., Stefani, F.
    On the relation of helical and standard magnetorotational instability
    Astrophys. J. 712, 52-68 (2010); arXiv:0911.0067
  • Giesecke, A., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    Role of Soft-Iron Impellers on the Mode Selection in the von Karman-Sodium Dynamo Experiment
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 044503 (2010); arXiv:0907.0123
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th., Hollerbach, R., Priede, J., Rüdiger, G., Szklarski, J.
    Helical magnetorotational instability in a Taylor-Couette flow with strongly reduced Ekman pumping
    Phys. Rev. E 80, 066303 (2009); arXiv:0904.1027
  • Wondrak, Th., Stefani, F., Gundrum, Th., Gerbeth, G.
    Some methodological improvements of the contactless inductive flow tomography
    Int. J. Appl. Electromagn. Mech. 30, 225-264 (2009)
  • Yin, W., Peyton, A.J., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    Theoretical and numerical approaches to the forward problem and sensitivity calculation of a novel contactless inductive flow tomography (CIFT)
    Meas. Sci. Techn. 20, 105503 (2009)
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th., Szklarski, J., Rüdiger, G., Hollerbach, R.
    Liquid metal experiments on the helical magnetorotational instability
    Magnetohydrodynamics 45, 135-143 (2009); arXiv:0812.3790
  • Stefani, F., Giesecke, A., Gerbeth, G.
    Numerical simulations of liquid metal experiments on cosmic magnetic fields
    Theor. Comp. Fluid Dyn. 23, 405-429 (2009)
  • Fischer, M., Gerbeth, G., Giesecke, A., Stefani, F.
    Inferring basic parameters of the geodynamo from sequences of polarity reversals
    Inverse Problems 25, 065011 (2009); arxiv.org/0808.3310
  • Kirillov, O.N., Günther, U., Stefani, F.
    Determining role of Krein signature for 3D Arnold tongues of oscillatory dynamos
    Phys. Rev. E. 79, 016205 (2009); arxiv.org/0806.1251
  • Stefani, F., Gailitis, A., Gerbeth, G.
    Magnetohydrodynamic experiments on cosmic magnetic fields
    Z. Angew. Math. Mech. 88, 930-954 (2008), ; arxiv.org/0807.0299
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th., J. Szklarski, Rüdiger, G., Hollerbach, R.
    Results of a modified PROMISE experiment
    Astron. Nachr. 329 (2008), 652-658
  • Giesecke, A., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    Kinematic simulations of dynamo action with a hybrid boundary-element/finite-volume method
    Magnetohydrodynamics 44 (2008), 237-252; arxiv.org/0803.3261
  • Gailitis, A., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E., Stefani, F.
    History and results of the Riga dynamo experiment
    Comptes Rendus Physique 9 (2008), 721-728; arxiv.org/0807.0305
  • Forbriger, J., Galindo, V., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F.
    Measurement of the spatio-temporal distribution of harmonic and transient eddy currents in a liquid metal
    Meas. Sci. Technol. 19 (2008), 045704 ; arxiv.org/0710.4741
  • Fischer, M., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    Coexisting stochastic and coherence resonance in a mean-field dynamo model for Earth's magnetic field reversals
    Eur. Phys. J. B 65 (2008), 547-554; arxiv.org/0709.3932
  • Xu, M., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    The integral equation approach to kinematic dynamo theory and its application to dynamo experiments in cylindrical geometry
    J. Comp. Phys. 227 (2008), 8130-8144; arxiv.org/0704.2657
  • Günther, U., Kirillov, O., Samsonov, B., Stefani, F.
    The spherically symmetric a2 -dynamo and some of its spectral peculiarities
    Acta Polytechnica 47 (2007), 75-81; math-ph/0703041
  • Stefani, F., Xu, M., Sorriso-Valvo, L., Gerbeth, G., Günther, U.
    Oscillation or rotation: a comparison of two simple reversal models
    Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dyn. 101 (2007), 227-248; physics/0701026
  • Stefani, F., Gundrum, Th., Gerbeth, G., Rüdiger, G., Szklarski, J., Hollerbach, R.
    Experiments on the magnetorotational instability in helical magnetic fields
    New J. Phys. 9 (2007), 295; astro-ph/0701030
  • Sorriso-Valvo, L., Stefani, F., Carbone, V., Nigro, G., Lepreti, F., Vecchio, A., Veltri, P.
    A statistical analysis of polarity reversals of the geomagnetic field
    Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. 164 (2007), 197-207
  • Avalos-Zuniga, R., Xu, M., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Plunian, F.
    Cylindrical anisotropic a2- dynamos
    Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dyn. 101 (2007), 389-404
  • Stefani, F., Gailitis, A., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th., Xu, M.
    Forward and inverse problems in MHD: Numerical and experimental results
    GAMM-Mitteilungen 30 (2007), 159-170
  • Günther, U., Samsonov, B. F., Stefani, F.
    A globally diagonalizable a2--dynamo operator, SUSY QM and the Dirac equation
    J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 40 (2007), F169-F176; math-ph/0611036
  • Rüdiger, G., Hollerbach, R., Stefani, F., Gundrum, Th., Gerbeth, G., Rosner, R.
    The traveling wave MRI in cylindrical Taylor-Couette flow: comparing wavelengths and speeds in theory and experiment
    Astrophys. J. Lett. 649 (2006), L145-L147; astro-ph/0607041
  • Stefani, F., Gundrum, Th., Gerbeth, G., Rüdiger, G., Schultz, M., Szklarski, J., Hollerbach, R.
    Experimental evidence for magnetorotational instability in a Taylor-Couette flow under the influence of a helical magnetic field
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 97 (2006), Art. No. 184502; astro-ph/0606473
  • Kenjeres, S., Hanjalic, K, Renaudier, S., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gailitis, A.
    Coupled fluid-flow and magnetic-field simulation of the Riga dynamo experiment
    Phys. Plasmas 13 (2006), Art. No. 122308
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Günther, U.
    A paradigmatic model of Earth's magnetic field reversals
    Magnetohydrodynamics 42 (2006), pp. 123-130; physics/0601011
  • Gundrum, Th., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F., Xu, M.
    Experimental aspects of contactless inductive flow tomography
    Magnetohydrodynamics 42 (2006), pp. 153-160
  • Stefani, F., Xu, M., Gerbeth, G., Ravelet, F., Chiffaudel, A., Daviaud, F., Leorat, J.
    Ambivalent effects of added layers on steady kinematic dynamos in cylindrical geometry: application to the VKS experiment
    Eur. J. Mech. B/Fluids 25 (2006), pp. 894-908 physics/0511149
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Günther, U. , Xu, M.
    Why dynamos are prone to reversals
    Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 143 (2006), pp. 828-840; physics/0509118
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F.
    Dynamo experiments
    in: S. Molokov, R. Moreau, H.K. Moffatt (Ed.): "Magnetohydrodynamics: evolution of ideas and trends", Berlin: Springer/Kluwer, 2007, pp. 37-54
  • Stefani, F., Gundrum, Th., Gerbeth, G., Günther, U., Xu, M.
    Inverse Problems in Magnetohydrodynamics: Theoretical and Experimental Aspects
    Inv. Probl. Sci. Eng. 14 (2006), 411-422
  • Günther, U., Stefani, F.
    Third order spectral branch points in Krein space related setups: PT-symmetric matrix toy model, MHD a2 -dynamo, and extended Squire equation
    Czech. J. Phys. 55 (2005), pp. 1099-1106; math-ph/0506021
  • Günther, U., Stefani, F., Znojil, M.
    MHD a 2-dynamo, Squire equation and PT-symmetric interpolation between square well and harmonic oscillator,
    J. Math. Phys. 46 (2005), 063504; math-ph/0501069
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    Asymmetric polarity reversals, bimodal field distribution, and coherence resonance in a spherically symmetric mean-field dynamo model
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 94 (2005), 184506; physics/0411050
  • Günther, U., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    The MHD a2 -dynamo, Z2 -graded pseudo-Hermiticity, level crossings, and exceptional points of branching type
    Czech. J. Phys. 54 (2004), pp. 1075-1089; math-ph/0407015
  • Stefani, F., Gundrum, Th., Gerbeth, G.
    Contactless inductive flow tomography
    Phys. Rev E 70 (2004), 056306; physics/0409036
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F.
    Riga dynamo experiment and its theoretical background
    Phys. Plasmas 11 (2004), pp. 2838-2843
  • Xu, M., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    Integral equation approach to time-dependent kinematic dynamos in finite domains
    Phys. Rev. E 70 (2004), 056305; astro-ph/0306393
  • Xu, M., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    The integral equation method for a steady kinematic dynamo problem
    J. Comp. Phys. 196 (2004), pp. 102-125; astro-ph/0301321
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    Oscillatory mean-field dynamos with a spherically symmetric, isotropic helical turbulence parameter alpha
    Phys. Rev. E 67 (2003), 027302 astro-ph/0210412
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    A contactless inductive velocity reconstruction method for metallic and semiconducting melts
    Materials and Manufacturing Processes 19 (2004), pp. 651-663; PS-File (gzip): 1.1 MB
  • Günther, U., Stefani, F.
    Isospectrality of spherical MHD dynamo operators: pseudo-Hermiticity and a no-go theorem
    Journal of Mathematical Physics 44 (2003), pp. 3097-3111 math-ph/0208012,
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F.
    Laboratory Experiments on Hydromagnetic Dynamos
    Reviews of Modern Physics 74 (2002), pp. 973-990; PDF-File: 1.0 MB
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F.
    The Riga dynamo experiment
    Surveys in Geophysics 24 (2003), pp. 247-267 pdf-File: 400 kB
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F.
    On back-reaction effects in the Riga dynamo experiment
    Magnetohydrodynamics 38, No. 1/2 (2002), pp. 15-26
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E., Dement'ev, S., Cifersons, A., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, T., Stefani, F., Christen, M., Will, G.
    Dynamo experiments at the Riga sodium facility
    Magnetohydrodynamics 38, No. 1/2 (2002), pp. 5-14
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    A toy model for inverse dynamo theory
    Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. 128, No. 1-4 (2001), pp. 109-124
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F.
    On the results of the Riga dynamo experiments
    Magnetohydrodynamics 37, No. 1/2 (2001), pp. 71-80
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F.
    Riga dynamo experiment
    In: P. Chossat, D. Armbruster, I. Oprea (eds.), "Dynamo and Dynamics, a Mathematical Challenge", NATO Science Series II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, Vol. 26, Kluwer, Dordrecht, 2001, pp. 9-16
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E., Dement'ev, S., Cifersons, A., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th., Stefani, F., Christen, M., Will, G.
    Magnetic Field Saturation in the Riga Dynamo Experiment
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 86 (2001), pp. 3024-3027; physics/0010047
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    Can we look inside a dynamo?
    Astron. Nachr. 321 (2000), pp. 235-248; astro-ph/0010090
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    A contactless method for velocity reconstruction in electrically conducting fluids
    Measurement Science and Technology 11 (2000), pp. 758-765
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, Dement'ev, S., Platacis, E., Cifersons, A., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th., Stefani, F., Christen, M., Hänel, H., Will, G.
    Detection of a flow induced magnetic field eigenmode in the Riga dynamo facility
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 84 (2000), pp. 4365-4368; see
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Rädler, K.-H.
    Steady dynamos in finite domains: an integral equation approach
    Astron. Nachr. 321 (2000), pp. 65-73; astro-ph/0001524
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    On the uniqueness of velocity reconstruction in conducting fluids from measurements of induced electromagnetic fields

    Inverse Problems 16 (2000), pp. 1-9
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    Velocity reconstruction in conducting fluids from magnetic field and electric potential measurements
    Inverse Problems 15 (1999), pp. 771-786
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gailitis, A.
    Velocity Profile Optimization for the Riga Dynamo Experiment
    In: A. Alemany, Ph. Marty, J.-P. Thibault (eds.) "Transfer Phenomena in Magnetohydrodynamic and Electroconducting Flows", Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht 1999, pp. 31-44; PS-File (gzip): 256 K
  • Weller, W., Kasner, M., Stefani, F.
    Recursion Method in the Theory of Localization - Application to two Coupled Disordered Chains, And to Electron-Phonon Interaction in one Disordered Chain
    Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 97&98 (1987), pp. 229-232

Patents

  • Stefani, F., Weier, T., Gerbeth, G.
    Anordnung und Verfahren zur Speicherung elektrischer Energie in elektrochemischen Zellen mit großem Durchmesser und hoher Speicherkapazität
    DE 10 2010 002 931 A1 (2010);
  • Stefani, F., Wondrak, T., Gundrum, T., Timmel, K, Gerbeth, G.
    Verfahren und Anordnung zur kontaktlosen Bestimmung von Geschwindigkeitsverteilungen eines flüssigen Metalls in einer Stranggießkokille
    DE 10 2008 055 034 A1 (2011);
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Cramer, A., Eckert, S., Priede, J., Thess, A.
    Verfahren und Anordnung zur Bestimmung der räumlichen Geschwindigkeitsverteilung in elektrisch leitfähigen Flüssigkeiten
    DE 199 22 311 C 2 (2001); pdf-file: 72K
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th., Eckert, S., Cramer, A.
    Verfahren und Anordnung zur kontaktlosen Bestimmung von räumlichen Geschwindigkeitsverteilungen in nicht-kugelförmigen elektrisch leitfähigen Flüssigkeiten
    DE 100 26 052 B4 (2005); pdf-file: 67K

Maps

  • Mantripp, D. R., Sievers, J., Bennat, H., Doake, C.S.M., Heidland, K., Ihde, J., Jonas, M., Reidel, B., Robinson, A. V., Scharroo, R., Schenke, H.-W., Schirmer, U., Stefani, F., Vaughan D. G., and Wingham, D.J.
    Topographic map (satellite image map), Filchner-Ronne-Schelfeis (2nd Edition)
    Map at 1 : 2 000 000 Published by Institut für Angewandte Geodäsie, Frankfurt am Main, Germany,1996

Proceedings

  • Stefani, F., Eckert, S., Buchenau, D., Gerbeth, G.
    DRESDYN: A new platform for thermo-hydraulic studies and the development of measurement techniques for liquid sodium
    Proceedings of the ICAPP 2011 "Performance and Flexibility: The Power of Innovation", Nice, France, May 2-5, 2011, pp. 631-638
  • Terzija, N., Yin. W., Peyton, A., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F., Timmel, K., Wondrak, T.
    Use of electromagnetic induction tomography for monitoring liquid metal/gas flow regimes on a model of an industrial steel caster
    Proceedings of the 6th World Congress on Industrial Process Tomography, Bejing, China, September 6-9, 2010, pp. 1033-1041
  • Wondrak, T., Stefani, F., Timmel, K., Galindo, V., Gundrum, Th., Gerbeth, G.
    Contactless inductive flow tomography: principles and application to a model of continuous casting
    Proceedings of the 6th World Congress on Industrial Process Tomography, Bejing, China, September 6-9, 2010, pp. 1051-1066
  • Timmel, K., Eckert, S., Wondrak, T., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    New sensors for the velocity measurement in liquid metal processes
    Proceedings of the 2011 TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition, February 27-March 3, 2011, San Diego, California, USA; Sensors, Sampling, and Simulation for Process Control: Wiley, 978-1-118-03618-1, pp. 43-50
  • Eckert, S., Gerbeth, G., Miao, X., Stefani, F., Timmel, K., Wondrak, T.
    Investigation of the flow field in a liquid metal continuous casting model
    Proceedings of the 6th Japan-France Seminar on Electromagnetic Processing of Materials, May 19-22, 2010, Hakone, Japan, pp. 1-10
  • Terzija, N., Yin., W., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F., Timmel, K., Wondrak, T., Peyton, A.
    Electromagnetic inspection of a two-phase GaInSn/Argon flow
    Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Electromagnetic Processing of Materials (EPM), October 19-23, 2009, Dresden, Germany, pp. 391-394
  • Wondrak, T., Galindo, V., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, T., Stefani, F., Timmel, K.
    Application of contactless inductive flow tomography to the continuous casting process
    Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Electromagnetic Processing of Materials (EPM), October 19-23, 2009, Dresden, Germany, pp. 395-398
  • Forbriger, J., Galindo, V., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F.
    Determination of harmonic and pulsed eddy current distributions in a liquid metal
    Proceedings of the 7th International PAMIR Conference on Fundamental and Applied MHD, September 8-12, 2008, Presquile de Giens, France, pp. 809-813
  • Fischer, M., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F.
    Constraining the geodynamo by sequences of field reversals
    Proceedings of the 7th International PAMIR Conference on Fundamental and Applied MHD, September 8-12, 2008, Presquile de Giens, France, pp. 225-229
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, T., Szklarski, J., Rüdiger, G., Hollerbach, R.
    Liquid metal experiments on the helical magnetorotational instability
    Proceedings of the 7th International PAMIR Conference on Fundamental and Applied MHD, September 8-12, 2008, Presquile de Giens, France, pp. 97-101
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th., Szklarski, J., Rüdiger, G., Hollerbach, R.
    Helical magnetorotational instability in a liquid metal experiment with reduced Ekman pumping
    Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 10 (2008), 02003
  • Stefani, F., Fischer, M., Gerbeth, G., Günther, U., Sorriso-Valvo, L.
    Stochastic resonance in a noise triggered relaxation oscillation model of Earth's magnetic field reversals
    Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 10 (2008), 01989
  • Stefani, F.; Gerbeth, G.; Günther, U.; Xu, M.; Sorriso-Valvo, L
    Noise induced relaxation oscillations and Earth's magnetic field reversals
    Proceedings of the XXIV IUGG General Assembly, 2007, Perugia, Italy, (Compiled by Lucio Ubertini, Piergiorgio Manciola, Stefano Casadei), Umbria Scientific Meeting Association, 2007, ISBN 978-88-95852-25-4, paper 2483
  • Gerbeth, G., Grants, I., Gundrum, T., Stefani, F.
    Liquid metal magnetohydrodynamics - astrophysical relevance and engineering applications
    Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, 2007, Shanghai, China, Tsinghua University Press and Springer, pp. 690-693
  • Gundrum, T., Gerbeth, Stefani, F., Rüdiger, G., Szklarski, J, Hollerbach, R.
    Helical magnetorotational instability in a liquid metal Taylor-Couette experiment
    Proceedings of the 15th International Couette-Taylor Workshop, Le Havre, 266-269
  • Sorriso-Valvo, L., Carbone, V., Stefani, F., Nigro, G.
    The statistical properties of paleomagnetic reversals: measurements and models
    Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 9 (2007), 02863
  • Sorriso-Valvo, L., Carbone, V., Stefani, F., Nigro, G
    A statistical analysis of polarity reversals of the geomagnetic field
    Eos Trans. AGU, 87 (52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract GP21B-1308
  • Stefani, F., Gundrum, Th., Gerbeth, G., Xu, M.
    Perspectives of contactless inductive flow tomography
    Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Electromagnetic Processing of Materials, 2006, Sendai, Japan, ISIJ, pp. 745-750
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gailitis, A.
    The geomagnetic dynamo - laboratory experiments
    Terra nostra - Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Gesellschaft, Heft 3 (2006), pp. 83-93
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Günther, U.
    Reversals in a nutshell
    Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 8 (2006), 03265
  • Xu, M., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    The integral equation approach to kinematic dynamo theory and its application to dynamo experiments in cylindrical geometry
    Proceedings of the ECCOMAS Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference (Edited by P. Wesseling, E. Onate, and J. Periaux) , TU Delft, Delft, 2006, CDROM ISBN 90-9020970-0, paper 497
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F.
    Riga dynamo experiment
    Proceedings of the Joint 15th Riga and 6th PAMIR International Conference "Fundamental and Applied MHD", June 27- July 1, 2005, Riga, Jurmala, Latvia, Vol. 1, pp. 15-24
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth., G., Günther, U.
    A paradigmatic model of Earth's magnetic field reversals
    Proceedings of the Joint 15th Riga and 6th PAMIR International Conference "Fundamental and Applied MHD", June 27- July 1, 2005, Riga, Jurmala, Latvia, Vol. 1, pp. 97-100
  • Kenjeres, S., Renaudier, S., Hanjalic, K., Stefani, F.
    Computational study of flow and magnetic field interactions in Riga dynamo
    Proceedings of the Joint 15th Riga and 6th PAMIR International Conference "Fundamental and Applied MHD", June 27- July 1, 2005, Riga, Jurmala, Latvia, Vol. 1, pp. 93-96
  • Gundrum, Th., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F., Xu, M.
    Experimental aspects of contactless inductive flow tomography
    Proceedings of the Joint 15th Riga and 6th PAMIR International Conference "Fundamental and Applied MHD", June 27- July 1, 2005, Riga, Jurmala, Latvia, Vol. 2, pp. 319-322
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    A simple mean-field model of polarity reversals
    Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 7 (2005), 07307
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    Laboratory astrophysics as exemplified by the Riga dynamo experiment
    AIP Conference Proceedings 733, "MHD Couette Flows. Experiments and Models", pp. 35-44
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    MRI in Taylor-Dean flows
    AIP Conference Proceedings 733, "MHD Couette Flows. Experiments and Models", pp. 100-113
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O. Platacis, E.
    Dynamo experiments: where we stand and where we go
    Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 6 (2004), 02933
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Günther, U., Gundrum, Th., Xu, M.
    Inverse Problems in Magnetohydrodynamics: Theoretical and Experimental Aspects
    Proceedings of the ''Inverse Problems, Design and Optimization Symposium'', March 17-19, 2004, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Vol. II, pp. 151-158
  • Stefani, F., Xu, M., Gerbeth, G.
    A Biot-Savart method to handle time-dependent dynamos in arbitrary domains
    Astron. Nachr. 324, Issue S3 (2003). Supplement: Short Contribution of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Astronomische Gesellschaft in Freiburg, September 15-20, 2003, pp. 73-74
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F.
    New Results in Riga Dynamo Experiment
    Astron. Nachr. 324, Issue S3 (2003). Supplement: Short Contribution of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Astronomische Gesellschaft in Freiburg, September 15-20, 2003, pp. 78-79
  • Eckert, S., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th., Stefani, F., Witke, W.
    New approaches to determine the velocity field in metallic melts
    Proceedings of the 4th International Conference "Electromagnetic Processing of Materials", October 14-17, 2003, Lyon, France, CD-ROM, PL13
  • Eckert, S., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F, Witke, W.
    Measuring techniques for liquid metal velocity measurements
    Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Liquid Metal Processing and Casting, September 21-24, 2003, Nancy, France, pp. 261-271
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gailitis, A.
    Lenz's rule liquefied: Understanding magnetic field saturation in the Riga dynamo experiment
    Proceedings of the 5th International Pamir Conference "Fundamental and Applied MHD, September 16-20, 2002, Ramatuelle, France, VI-53-VI-58.
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E., Gerbeth, G. Gundrum, Th., Stefani, F.
    New results from the Riga dynamo experiment
    Proceedings of the 5th International Pamir Conference "Fundamental and Applied MHD, September 16-20, 2002, Ramatuelle, France, VI-7-VI-12.
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    Contactless methods of velocity determination in conducting fluids
    Proceedings of the 5th International Pamir Conference "Fundamental and Applied MHD, September 16-20, 2002, Ramatuelle, France, I-131-I-136.
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F.
    Stirring up a magnetic field in the Riga dynamo experiment
    Proceedings of the XV Congres Francais de Mecanique, Nancy, France, 3-7 September 2001, CD, article 694 (pdf)
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E., Gerbeth, G, Stefani, F.
    Riga dynamo experiment
    EGS XXVI General Assembly, Nice, France, 25 - 30 March 2001, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol 3., 2001, p. 7960.
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    On some inverse problems in MHD
    Proceedings of the 4th International Pamir Conference "MHD at Dawn of Third Millennium, September 18-22, 2000, Presqu'ile de Giens - France, pp. 555-560;
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E., Gerbeth, G, Stefani, F.
    Riga Dynamo Experiment
    Proceedings of the 4th International Pamir Conference "MHD at Dawn of Third Millennium, September 18-22, 2000, Presqu'ile de Giens - France, pp. 173-174
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    Velocity reconstruction in electrically conducting fluids from external electromagnetic measurements
    Bulletin of the American Physical Society 44, no. 8., (1999), p. 106
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gailitis, A.
    Velocity Profile Optimization for the Riga Dynamo Experiment
    Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Transfer Phenomena in Magnetohydrodynamic and Electroconducting Flows, September 22-26, 1997, Aussois - France, 27-32; PS-File: 242 K
  • Ihde, J., Schirmer, U., Stefani, F., Töppe, F.
    Geoid Modelling with Point Masses
    In: M. Vermeer and J. Adam (eds.), Proc. 2nd Continental Workshop on the Geoid in Europe, Rep. Finn. Geod. Inst. 98: 4, pp. 199-204, Masala, 1998; pdf-File
  • Seeger, H., Ihde, J., Franke, A., Luthardt, J., Schirmer, U., Schoch, H. Stefani, F., Töppe, F.
    Advanced Geodetic Reference System in the New German States
    Report on the Symposium of the IAG Subcommission for Europe (EUREF) held in Sofia, 4-7 June 1997. Reports of the EUREF Technical Working Group, published in: Veröff. Bayer. Komm. Int. Erdmess. Bayer. Akad. Wiss., Astron.-geod. Arb., H. 58, München, 1997. - pp. 227-236
  • Ihde, J., Schirmer U., Stefani, F.
    Approximation of ice sheet from ERS-1 radar altimeter in the Filchner Ronne Ice Shelf
    10. Workshop of the Filchner Ronne Ice Shelf Programme, Leipzig, 11.-14. Juni 1995, in: Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf Programme (FRISP), Report No.9 (1995), compiled by H. Oerter, Bremerhaven, Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research, 1995, p.39-42
  • Stefani, F., Ihde, J., Schirmer, U.
    Geoid Determination in the Filchner- Roenne-Schelfeis
    10. Workshop of the Filchner Ronne Ice Shelf Programme, Leipzig, 11.-14. Juni 1995, in: Filchner-Ronne Ice Shelf Programme (FRISP), Report No.9 (1995), compiled by H. Oerter, Bremerhaven, Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research, 1995, p. 119-122
  • Stefani, F., Ihde, J., Schirmer, U.
    Determination of a Geoid in the Filchner-Ronne-Schelfeis Area with Heterogeneous Data
    European Geophysical Society, XX General Assembly, Hamburg, 3.-7. April 1995, Annales Geophysicae, Suppl. I to Vol. 13 (1995), p. C 166
  • Weller, W., Stefani, F., Souleiman, M.
    A New Field Theoretical Formulation for the Motion of an Electron in a Quenched Disorder Potential.
    In: Path Integrals from meV to MeV, Dubna, 1996. Edited by V. S. Yarunin, M. A. Smondyriev. JINR Publishings, Dubna (1996), pp. 300-304; cond-mat/9606185

Lectures and Posters

  • Stefani, F.
    The Astrophysics of the Magnetorotational Instability and Related Processes
    Invited talk, "The Astrophysics of the Magnetorotational Instability and Related Processes", Ringberg Castle, Germany, April 14 - 18, 2009
  • Stefani, F.
    Liquid metal experiments on dynamo action and magnetic instabilties
    Invited talk, "Frontiers in Dynamo Theory" , Paris, France, March 16 - 20, 2009
  • Stefani, F.
    Liquid metal experiments on cosmic magnetic fields
    Invited talk, "Ultra-high Energy Cosmic Rays and Magnetic Fields in the Universe", Ringberg Castle, Germany, February 11 - 14, 2009
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th., Stefani, F.
    New measurements of magnetic fields, pressure and velocity at the Riga dynamo experiment
    Lecture, "Perm Dynamo Days" , Perm, Russia, February 7 - 11, 2005
  • Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F.
    Proposal for a Taylor-Dean experiment to investigate the magnetorotational instability
    Lecture, "Perm Dynamo Days" , Perm, Russia, February 7 - 11, 2005
  • Xu, M., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th., Stefani, F.
    On the integral equation approach and some related inverse problems in MHD
    Lecture, "Perm Dynamo Days" , Perm, Russia, February 7 - 11, 2005
  • Günther, U., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F.
    The beauty of spherically symmetric a 2-dynamos: Exceptional points, oscillations, and chaotic reversals
    Lecture, "Perm Dynamo Days" , Perm, Russia, February 7 - 11, 2005
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E.
    Have we understood the Riga dynamo?
    Lecture, "Perm Dynamo Days" , Perm, Russia, February 7 - 11, 2005
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th., Xu, M.
    Inferring flows from magnetic field constraints
    Lecture, "Flow Control by Tailored Magnetic Fields (FLOWCOMAG)" , Dresden, April 1 - 2, 2004
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    MRI in Taylor-Dean flows
    Lecture, "MHD Couette flows: experiments and models", 29 February - 2 March 2004, Acitrezza, Catania, ITALY
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E.
    Laboratory astrophysics as examplified by the Riga dynamo experiment
    Lecture, "MHD Couette flows: experiments and models", 29 February - 2 March 2004, Acitrezza, Catania, ITALY
  • Xu, M., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    An integral equation approach to unsteady kinematic dynamos
    Poster, "Mathematical Aspects of Natural Dynamos", August 31 - September 6, 2003 Caramulo, Portugal
  • G�nther, U., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    A no-go theorem for isospectral alpha^2 dynamos
    Poster, "Mathematical Aspects of Natural Dynamos", August 31 - September 6, 2003 Caramulo, Portugal
  • Stefani, F, Gerbeth, G.
    An inverse glance at MHD
    Lecture, 5. MHD-Tage, FZ Rossendorf, 25-26 November 2002
  • Xu, M., Stefani, F, Gerbeth, G.
    Numerical experience with the integral equation approach to dynamos in finite domains
    Poster, 5. MHD-Tage, FZ Rossendorf, 25-26 November 2002
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th., Stefani, F.
    New results from the Riga dynamo experiment
    Lecture, 5. MHD-Tage, FZ Rossendorf, 25-26 November 2002
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F.
    The Saturation Regime of the Riga Dynamo Experiment: Observational Facts and their Interpretation
    Lecture, 4. MHD-Tage, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, 01-02 October 2001
  • Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F., Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E.
    Magnetic field self-excitation in the Riga dynamo experiment
    Lecture, ICTAM 2000, The 20th IUTAM Congress, August 27 - September 2, 2000, Chicago, US
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E., Gerbeth, G., Stefani, F.
    Riga Dynamo Experiment
    Lecture, DYNAMO AND DYNAMICS, A MATHEMATICAL CHALLENGE, NATO Advanced Research Workshop, August 21-26, 2000, Cargese, France
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    A toy model for inverse dynamo theory
    Poster, SEDI 2000, Seventh symposium of the Study of the Earth's Deep Interior, July 30th - August 4th, 2000, Exeter, UK
  • Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    The Riga Dynamo Experiment: Prognoses, Results, Interpretation
    Poster, SEDI 2000, Seventh symposium of the Study of the Earth's Deep Interior, July 30th - August 4th, 2000, Exeter, UK
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    Numerics for the Riga dynamo experiment and some thoughts on inverse dynamo theory
    Lecture, International Workshop on Homogeneous Dynamo, March 20-22, 2000, Karlsruhe
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    An inverse problem approach to velocity reconstruction from measurements of electromagnetic fields
    Lecture, International Workshop on Measuring Techniques for Liquid Metal Flows (MTLM), Dresden, October 11-13, 1999
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gailitis, A.
    Numerical Simulations of the Riga Dynamo Experiment
    Lecture, 1998 SIAM Annual Meeting , July 13-17, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O.
    Laboratory Experiments on Dynamo Action
    Lecture, 1998 SIAM Annual Meeting , July 13-17, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gailitis, A.
    Numerical Simulations for the Riga Dynamo
    Lecture, International Workshop on "Laboratory Experiments on Dynamo Action (LEDA)" ,Jurmala, June 14-16, 1998
  • Stefani, F.
    Density of States of a 3-dimensional Disordered System in a Strong Magnetic Field,
    Lecture, Leipzig-Wroclaw-Seminar, Wroclaw, December 1988
  • Stefani, F.
    The Many-Frequency-Technique and its Applications to Disordered Systems
    Lecture, Leipzig-Wroclaw-Seminar, Wroclaw, December 1989

Internal Reports

  • Giesecke, A., Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    Role of the soft-iron impellers in the French von Karman sodium (VKS) dynamo experiment
    Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Institut für Sicherheitsforschung, Annual Report 2009 , pp. 59-64, pdf-file
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th., Hollerbach, R., Priede, J., Szklarski, J., Rüdiger, G.
    From PROMISE 1 to PROMISE 2: New experimental results on the helical magnetorotational instability
    Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Institut für Sicherheitsforschung, Annual Report 2008 , pp. 36-41, pdf-file
  • Stefani, F., Gundrum, Th., Gerbeth, G., Hollerbach, R., Rüdiger, G.
    Observation of magnetorotational instability in a liquid metal Taylor-Couette experiment
    Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, Institut für Sicherheitsforschung, Annual Report 2006 , pp. 58-63, pdf-file
  • Stefani, Gerbeth, G., Günther, U.
    A simple model of earth`s magnetic field reversals
    Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, Institut für Sicherheitsforschung, Annual Report 2005 , pp. 59-64, pdf-file
  • Stefani, F., Gundrum, Th., Gerbeth, G., Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E.
    The Riga dynamo experiments
    Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, Institut für Sicherheitsforschung, Annual Report 2004 , pp. 39-44, pdf-file
  • Eckert, S., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th., Stefani, F., Witke, W.
    Measurements of the velocity field in liquid metals
    Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, Institut für Sicherheitsforschung, Annual Report 2004 , pp. 33-38, pdf-file
  • Stefani, F., Gundrum, Th., Gerbeth, G.
    Contactless indcutive flow tomography
    Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, Institut für Sicherheitsforschung, Annual Report 2003 , pp. 35-41, pdf-file
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gundrum, Th.
    Das Erdmagnetfeld im Labor
    Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, Annual Report 1999/2000 , pp. 21-26
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G., Gailitis, A., Lielausis, O., Platacis, E.
    The saturation regime of the Riga dynamo experiment
    Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, Institut für Sicherheitsforschung, Annual Report 2000 , pp. 83-86
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    Results of the first Riga dynamo experiment
    Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, Institut für Sicherheitsforschung, Annual Report 1999 , pp. 55-62
  • Stefani, F., Gerbeth, G.
    Contributions to the Riga Dynamo Experiment
    Forschungszentrum Rossendorf, Institut für Sicherheitsforschung, Annual Report 1998/99 , pp. 161-165

Thesis

  • Stefani, F.
    Eine neue Methode zur quantenfeldtheoretischen Behandlung ungeordneter Systeme: die g-Feld-Technik
    Dissertation, Universität Leipzig, Institut für Theoretische Physik, 1995, PS-File (gzip): 236 K


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