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Articles in peer-reviewed journals

  1. J. Ketels, M. Leitner, P. Böni, Ch. Hugenschmidt, M. Sekania, A. D. N. James, J. A. E. Bonart, N. Unglert, and L. Chioncel, ''Fermi Surface Modeling of Light-Rare-Earth Hexaborides using Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy'', phys. stat. sol. B 259, 2100151 (2021).
  2. P. Neibecker, X. Xu, D. Simonne, L. Hollender, F. Porcher, A. Senyshyn, T. Omori, R. Kainuma, W. Petry, and M. Leitner, ''Atomic Order along the Half- to Full-Heusler Transition in Ni1+xMnSb'', phys. stat. sol. B 259, 2100174 (2021).
  3. U. Zweck and M. Leitner, ''Antiphase domain growth: Correlation functions and structure factors in the scaling regime'', Phys. Rev. B 104, 094101 (2021).
  4. J. Ketels, D. Billington, S. B. Dugdale, M. Leitner, and Ch. P. Hugenschmidt, ''Momentum density spectroscopy of Pd: Comparison of 2D-ACAR and Compton scattering using a 1D-to-2D reconstruction method'', Phys. Rev. B 104, 075160 (2021).
  5. Ch. Tietz, T. M. Fritz, K. Holzweber, M. Legenstein, B. Sepiol, and M. Leitner, ''Diffusive dynamics in an amorphous superionic conductor'', Phys. Rev. Research 2, 043141 (2020).
  6. L. Mathes, Th. Gigl, M. Leitner, and Ch. Hugenschmidt, ''Breakdown of Arrhenius law of temperature-dependent vacancy concentration in fcc lanthanum'', Phys. Rev. B 101, 134105 (2020).
  7. K. Holzweber, Ch. Tietz, T. M. Fritz, B. Sepiol, and M. Leitner, ''Beam-induced atomic motion in alkali borate glasses'', Phys. Rev. B 100, 214305 (2019).
  8. A. Glensk, B. Grabowski, T. Hickel, J. Neugebauer, J. Neuhaus, K. Hradil, W. Petry, and M. Leitner, ''Phonon Lifetimes throughout the Brillouin Zone at Elevated Temperatures from Experiment and Ab Initio'', Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 235501 (2019).
  9. P. Neibecker, M. E. Gruner, X. Xu, R. Kainuma, W. Petry, R. Pentcheva, and M. Leitner, ''Ordering tendencies and electronic properties in quaternary Heusler derivatives'', Phys. Rev. B 96, 165131 (2017).
  10. P. Neibecker, M. Leitner, M. Kushaim, T. Boll, D. Anjum, T. Al-Kassab, and F. Haider, ''L12 ordering and δ' precipitation in Al-Cu-Li'', Sci. Rep. 7, 3254 (2017).
  11. J. A. Weber, D. Benea, W. H. Appelt, H. Ceeh, W. Kreuzpaintner, M. Leitner, D. Vollhardt, Ch. Hugenschmidt, and L. Chioncel, ''Electronic correlations in vanadium revealed by electron-positron annihilation measurements'', Phys. Rev. B 95, 075119 (2017).
  12. M. Stana, B. Sepiol, R. Kozubski, and M. Leitner, ''Chemical ordering beyond the superstructure in long-range ordered systems'', New J. Phys. 18, 113051 (2016).
  13. M. Reiner, A. Bauer, M. Leitner, Th. Gigl, W. Anwand, M. Butterling, A. Wagner, P. Kudejova, Ch. Pfleiderer, and Ch. Hugenschmidt, ''Positron spectroscopy of point defects in the skyrmion-lattice compound MnSi'', Sci. Rep. 6, 29109 (2016).
  14. M. Leitner, J. A. Weber, and H. Ceeh, ''Fermi surface determination from momentum density projections'', New J. Phys. 18, 063033 (2016).
  15. K. Hülber, J. Wessely, A. Gattringer, D. Moser, M. Kuttner, F. Essl, M. Leitner, M. Winkler, S. Ertl, W. Willner, I. Kleinbauer, N. Sauberer, Th. Mang, N. E. Zimmermann, and S. Dullinger, ''Uncertainty in predicting range dynamics of endemic alpine plants under climate warming'', Glob. Change Biol. 22, 2608 (2016).
  16. H. Ceeh, J. A. Weber, P. Böni, M. Leitner, D. Benea, L. Chioncel, H. Ebert, J. Minár, D. Vollhardt, and Ch. Hugenschmidt, ''Local electron-electron interaction strength in ferromagnetic nickel determined by spin-polarized positron annihilation'', Sci. Rep. 6, 20898 (2016).
  17. J. A. Weber, A. Bauer, P. Böni, H. Ceeh, S. B. Dugdale, D. Ernsting, W. Kreuzpaintner, M. Leitner, Ch. Pfleiderer, and Ch. Hugenschmidt, ''Spin-Resolved Fermi Surface of the Localized Ferromagnetic Heusler Compound Cu2MnAl Measured with Spin-Polarized Positron Annihilation'', Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 206404 (2015).
  18. S. Dullinger, N. Dendoncker, A. Gattringer, M. Leitner, Th. Mang, D. Moser, C. A. Mücher, Ch. Plutzar, M. Rounsevell, W. Willner, N. E. Zimmermann, and K. Hülber, ''Modelling the effect of habitat fragmentation on climate-driven migration of European forest understorey plants'', Div. Distrib. 21, 1375 (2015).
  19. F. Essl, K. Biró, D. Brandes, O. Brönnimann, J. M. Bullock, D. S. Chapman, B. Chauvel, S. Dullinger, B. Fumanal, A. Guisan, G. Karrer, G. Kazinczi, Ch. Küffer, B. Laitung, C. Lavoie, M. Leitner, Th. Mang, D. Moser, H. Müller-Schärer, B. Petitpierre, R. Richter, U. Schaffner, M. Smith, U. Starfinger, R. Vautard, G. Vogl, M. von der Lippe, and S. Follak, ''Biological Flora of the British Isles: Ambrosia artemisiifolia'', J. Ecol. 103, 1069 (2015).
  20. P. Neibecker, M. Leitner, G. Benka, and W. Petry, ''Increasing the achievable state of order in Ni-based Heusler alloys via quenched-in vacancies'', Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 261904 (2014).
  21. M. Ross, M. Stana, M. Leitner, and B. Sepiol, ''Direct observation of atomic network migration in glass'', New J. Phys. 16, 093042 (2014).
  22. J. Neuhaus, M. Leitner, K. Nicolaus, W. Petry, B. Hennion, and A. Hiess, ''Role of vibrational entropy in the stabilization of the high-temperature phases of iron'', Phys. Rev. B 89, 184302 (2014).
  23. M. Leitner and A. Mikikits-Leitner, ''Nonlinear differential identities for cnoidal waves'', Math. Nachr. 287, 2040 (2014).
  24. S. Ener, T. Mehaddene, B. Pedersen, M. Leitner, J. Neuhaus, and W. Petry, ''Vibrational properties of Ni–Mn–Ga shape memory alloy in the martensite phases'', New J. Phys. 15, 123016 (2013).
  25. R. Richter, U. E. Berger, S. Dullinger, F. Essl, M. Leitner, M. Smith and G. Vogl, ''Spread of invasive ragweed: climate change, management and how to reduce allergy costs'', J. Appl. Ecol. 50, 1422 (2013).
  26. H. Ceeh, J. A. Weber, M. Leitner, P. Böni, and Ch. Hugenschmidt, ''The source-sample stage of the new two-dimensional angular correlation of annihilation radiation spectrometer at Technische Universität München'', Rev. Sci. Instrum. 84, 043905 (2013).
  27. M. Stana, M. Leitner, M. Ross, and B. Sepiol, ''Studies of atomic diffusion in Ni-Pt solid solution by x-ray photon correlation spectroscopy'', J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 25, 065401 (2013).
  28. R. Richter, S. Dullinger, F. Essl, M. Leitner, and G. Vogl, ''How to account for habitat suitability in weed management programmes?'', Biol. Inv. 15, 657 (2013).
  29. M. Leitner, H. Ceeh, and J.-A. Weber, ''Eliminating spatial distortions in Anger-type gamma cameras'', New J. Phys. 14, 123014 (2012).
  30. M. Leitner, ''Absence of a trapping effect on the kinetic critical radius in nucleation and growth processes'', Acta. Mat. 60, 6779 (2012).
  31. M. Leitner, B. Sepiol, L.-M. Stadler, and B. Pfau, ''Time-resolved study of the crystallization dynamics in a metallic glass'', Phys. Rev. B 86, 064202 (2012).
  32. S. Dullinger, A. Gattringer, W. Thuiller, D. Moser, N. E. Zimmermann, A. Guisan, W. Willner, Ch. Plutzar, M. Leitner, Th. Mang, M. Caccianiga, T. Dirnböck, S. Ertl, A. Fischer, J. Lenoir, J.-Ch. Svenning, A. Psomas, D. R. Schmatz, U. Silc, P. Vittoz, and K. Hülber, ''Extinction debt of high-mountain plants under twenty-first-century climate change'', Nature Clim. Change 2, 619 (2012).
  33. F. Gröstlinger, M. Rennhofer, M. Leitner, E. Partyka-Jankowska, B. Sepiol, B. Laenens, N. Planckaert, and A. Vantomme, ''Anisotropic diffusion in FePt thin films'', Phys. Rev. B 85, 134302 (2012).
  34. M. Leitner and G. Vogl, ''Quasi-elastic scattering under short-range order: the linear regime and beyond'', J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 23, 254206 (2011).
  35. S. Dullinger, Th. Mang, T. Dirnböck, S. Ertl, A. Gattringer, G. Grabherr, M. Leitner, and K. Hülber, ''Patch configuration affects alpine plant distribution'', Ecography 34, 576 (2011).
  36. A. Mikikits-Leitner, B. Sepiol, M. Leitner, J. Cieślak, and S. Dubiel, ''Nucleation mechanism of the σ-to-α phase transition in Fe1-xCrx'', Phys. Rev. B 82, 100101(R) (2010).
  37. M. G. Smolik, S. Dullinger, F. Essl, I. Kleinbauer, M. Leitner, J. Peterseil, L.-M. Stadler, and G. Vogl, ''Integrating species distribution models and interacting particle systems to predict the spread of an invasive alien plant'', J. Biogeogr. 37, 411 (2010).
  38. M. Leitner, B. Sepiol, L.-M. Stadler, B. Pfau, and G. Vogl, ''Atomic diffusion studied with coherent X-rays'', Nature Mat. 8, 717 (2009).
  39. M. Leitner, H. Peterlik, B. Sepiol, H. Graener, M. Beleites, and G. Seifert, ''Uniformly oriented, ellipsoidal nanovoids in glass created by electric-field-assisted dissolution of metallic nanoparticles'', Phys. Rev. B 79, 153408 (2009).

Articles in peer-reviewed conference special issues

  1. J. A. Weber, P. Böni, H. Ceeh, M. Leitner, and Ch. Hugenschmidt, ''The effect of regularization on the reconstruction of ACAR data'', J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 505, 012047 (2014).
  2. H. Ceeh, J. A. Weber, Ch. Hugenschmidt, M. Leitner, and P. Böni, ''Positron beam optics for the 2D-ACAR spectrometer at the NEPOMUC beamline'', J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 505, 012041 (2014).
  3. H. Ceeh, J. A. Weber, Ch. Hugenschmidt, M. Leitner, and P. Böni, ''First measurements with the Munich 2D-ACAR spectrometer on Cr'', J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 443, 012094 (2013).
  4. J. A. Weber, P. Böni, H. Ceeh, M. Leitner, and Ch. Hugenschmidt, ''First 2D-ACAR Measurements on Cu with the new Spectrometer at TUM'', J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 443, 012092 (2013).
  5. G. Vogl, M. Smolik, L.-M. Stadler, M. Leitner, F. Essl, S. Dullinger, I. Kleinbauer, and J. Peterseil, ''Modelling the spread of ragweed: Effects of habitat, climate change and diffusion'', Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics 161, 167 (2008).

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