Research groups

Complex Systems and Materials publications

Preprints (4)

  1. Zapperi, S., Nukala, P.K.V.V., and Alava, M., Statistical Fracture Theories, Submitted to Wiley Encyclopedia of Composites on 13.8.2013,
  2. Alava, M.J.; Lauritsen K.B., Branching Processes and Complexity, Submitted to Springer Encyclopedia on Complexity and System Science on 9.6.2008
  3. Alava, M.J., Nukala, P.K.V.V. and Zapperi, S., Role of disorder in the size-scaling of material strength, Submitted to Physical Review Letters on 24.11.2007
  4. Alava, Mikko, Self-Organized Criticality as a Phase Transition, Submitted to Advances in Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics on 6.8.2003, cond-mat/0307688

2016 (13)

  1. Budrikis, Z., and Zapperi, S., Temperature-Dependent Adhesion of Graphene Suspended on a Trench, Nano Letters 16, pp. 387-391 (2016).
  2. Farhan. A, Scholl, A., Petersen, C.F., Anghinolfi, L., Wuth, C., Dhuey, S., Chopdekar, R.V., Mellado, P., Alava, M.J., and van Dijken, S., Thermodynamics of emergent magnetic charge screening in artificial spin ice, Nature Communications 7, 12635 (2016).
  3. Lehtinen, A., Costantini, G., Alava, M.J., Zapperi, S., and Laurson, L., Glassy features of crystal plasticity, Physical Review B 94, 064101 (2016).
  4. Janicevic, S., Laurson, L., Måløy, K.J., Santucci, S., and Alava, M., Interevent Correlations from Avalanches Hiding Below the Detection Threshold, Physical Review Letters 117, 230601 (2016).
  5. La Porta, C.A.M., and Zapperi, S., Biophysical processes in fibrosis: Comment on: `Towards a unified approach in the modeling of fibrosis: A review with research perspectives` by Carlo Bianca and Martine Ben Amar, Physics of Life Reviews 17, pp. 103-104 (2016).
  6. Ovaska, M., Paananen, T., Laurson, L., and Alava, M. J., Collective dynamics of dislocations interacting with mobile solute atoms, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 043204, 1-24 (2016).
  7. Koivisto, J., Dalbe M.-J., Alava M.J. and Santucci, S., Path (un)predictability of two interacting cracks in polycarbonate sheets using Digital Image Correlation, Scientific Reports 6, 32278 (2016).
  8. Leliaert, J., Van de Wiele, B., Vansteenkiste, A., Laurson, L., Durin, G., Dupre, L., and Van Waeyenberge, B., Creep turns linear in narrow ferromagnetic nanostrips, Scientific Reports 6, 20472 (2016).
  9. Estevez, V., and Laurson, L., Magnetic domain-wall dynamics in wide permalloy strips, Physical Review B 93, 064403 (2016).
  10. Lehtinen, A., Cranberg, F., Laurson, L., Nordlund, K., and Alava, M. J., Multiscale modeling of dislocation-precipitate interactions in Fe: From molecular dynamics to discrete dislocations, Physical Review E 93, 013309 (2016).
  11. Rissanen, I., and Laurson, L., Coarsening dynamics of topological defects in thin permalloy films, Physical Review B 94, 144428 (2016).
  12. Costantini, G., Budrikis, Z.,Taloni, A.,Buell, A., Zapperi, S., and La Porta, C.A.M., Fluctuations in Protein Aggregation: Design of Preclinical Screening for Early Diagnosis of Neurodegenerative Disease, Physical Review Applied 6, 034012 (2016).
  13. Koivisto, J., Ovaska, M., Miksic, A., Laurson, L., and Alava, M.J., Predicting sample lifetimes in creep fracture of heterogeneous materials, Physical Review E 94, 023002 (2016).

2015 (27)

  1. Mäkinen, T., Miksic, A., Ovaska, M, and Alava M.J., Avalanches in Wood Compression, Physical Review Letters 115, 055501 (2015).
  2. Korhonen, M; Mohtaschemi, M; Puisto, A; Illa, X; Alava, MJ, Apparent wall slip in non-Brownian hard-sphere suspensions, The Europen Physical Journal E 38, pp. 1-9 (2015).
  3. Bertalan, Z., Budrikis, Z., La Porta, C.A.M., and Zapperi, S., Role of the Number of Microtubules in Chromosome Segregation during Cell Division, PLoS ONE 10, e0141305 (2015).
  4. Negri, C., Sellerio, A.L., Zapperi, S., and Miguel. M. Carmen, Deformation and failure of curved colloidal crystal shells, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112, pp. 14545-14550 (2015).
  5. Sellerio, A.L., Ciusani , E., Ben-Moshe , N.B., Coco, S., Piccinini, A., Myers, C.R., Sethna, J.P., Giampietro, C., Zapperi, S., and La Porta, C.A.M., Overshoot during phenotypic switching of cancer cell populations, Scientific Reports 5, 15464 (2015).
  6. Taloni, A., Ben Amar, M., Zapperi, S., and La Porta, C.A.M., The role of pressure in cancer growth, European Physical Journal Plus 130, 224 (2015).
  7. Budrikis, Z.. Bertalan, Z., Sellerio, A.L., and Zapperi, S., Wrinkle motifs in thin films, Scientific Reports 5, 8938 (2015).
  8. Taloni, A., Benassi, A., Sandfeld, S., and Zapperi, S., Scalar model for frictional precursors dynamics, Scientific Reports 5, 8086 (2015).
  9. Sandfeld, S., Budrikis, Z., Zapperi, S., and Fernandez Castellanos, D., Avalanches, loading and finite size effects in 2D amorphous plasticity: results from a finite element model, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 02, P02011 (2015).
  10. Taloni, A., Kardash, E., Umut Salman, O., Truskinovsky, L., Zapperi, S., and La Porta, C.A.M., Volume Changes During Active Shape Fluctuations in Cells, Physical Review Letters 114, 208101 (2015).
  11. Sellerio, A.L., Taloni, A. and Zapperi, S., Fracture Size Effects in Nanoscale Materials: The Case of Graphene, Physical Review Applied 4, 024011 (2015).
  12. Chen, Y.J., Zapperi, S., and Sethna, J.P., Crossover behavior in interface depinning, Physical Review E 92, 022146 (2015).
  13. Bertalan, Z., Budrikis, Z., La Porta, C.A.M., and Zapperi, S., Navigation Strategies of Motor Proteins on Decorated Tracks, PLoS ONE 10, e0136945 (2015).
  14. Herranen, T., and Laurson, L., Domain walls within domain walls in wide ferromagnetic strips, Physical Review B 92, 100405(R) (2015).
  15. Ervasti, MM; Fan, ZY; Uppstu, A; Krasheninnikov, AV; Harju, A, Silicon and silicon-nitrogen impurities in graphene: Structure, energetics, and effects on electronic transport, Physical Review B 92, pp. 235411 (2015).
  16. Janicevic, S., Ovaska, M., Alava, M.J., and Laurson, L., Avalanches in 2D dislocation systems without applied stresses, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment P07016, 1-10 (2015).
  17. Ovaska, M., Laurson, L., and Alava, M.J., Quenched pinning and collective dislocation dynamics, Scientific Reports 5, 10580 (2015).
  18. Leliaert, J., Van de Wiele, B., Vandermeulen, J., Coene, A., Vansteenkiste, A., Laurson, L., Durin, G., Van Waeyenberge, B., and Dupre, L., Thermal effects on transverse domain wall dynamics in magnetic nanostrips, Applied Physics Letters 106, 202401 (2015).
  19. Claudio Manzato, Sanja Janicevic, and Mikko J. Alava, The random loading problem in fuse networks, THE EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL B 88, 1-5 (2015).
  20. La Porta, C. A. M., Ghilardi, A., Pasini, M., Laurson, L., Alava, M. J., Zapperi, S., and Ben Amar, M., Osmotic stress affects functional properties of human melanoma cell lines, European Physical Journal Plus 130, 64 (2015).
  21. Chen, W., Foster, A.S., Alava, M.J., and Laurson, L., Stick-Slip Control in Nanoscale Boundary Lubrication by Surface Wettability, Physical Review Letters 114, 095502 (2015).
  22. Estevez, V., and Laurson, L., Head-to-head domain wall structures in wide Permalloy strips, Physical Review B 91, 054407 (2015).
  23. Manzato, C., Foster, A.S., Alava, M.J., and Laurson, L., Friction control with nematic lubricants via external fields, Physical Review E 91, 012504 (2015).
  24. Mauranen, A; Ovaska, M; Koivisto, J; Salminen, LI; Alava, M, Thermal conductivity of wood: effect of fatigue treatment, Wood Science and Technology 49, pp. 359-370 (2015).
  25. Dalbe, M.-J., Koivisto, J., Vanel, L., Miksic, A., Ramos, O., Alava, M., and Santucci, S., Repulsion and Attraction between a Pair of Cracks in a Plastic Sheet, Physical Review Letters 114, 205501 (2015).
  26. Ovaska, M; Alava, MJ, Joint modeling of thermal creep and radiation damage interaction with gas permeability and release dynamics: The role of percolation, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 436, 538-546 (2015).
  27. Puisto, A; Mohtaschemi, M; Alava, MJ; Illa, X, Dynamic hysteresis in the rheology of complex fluids, Physical Review E 91, pp. 042314 (2015).

2014 (15)

  1. Zeng, H.-L., Lemoy R., Alava M.J., Financial interaction networks inferred from traded volumes, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment P07008, 1-17 (2014).
  2. Manzato, C., Alava, M.J., and Zapperi, S., Damage accumulation in quasi-brittle fracture, Physical Review E 90, 012408 (2014).
  3. Mohtaschemi, M., Puisto, A., Illa, X., and M. J. Alava, Rheology dynamics of aggregating colloidal suspensions, Soft Matter 10, 2971-2981 (2014).
  4. Mohtaschemi, M., Dimic-Misic, K., Puisto, A., Korhonen, M., Maloney, T., Paltakari, J., and Alava M.J., Rheological characterization of fibrillated cellulose suspensions via bucket vane viscometer, Cellulose 21, 1305-1312 (2014).
  5. Mohtaschemi, M., Sorvari, A., Puisto, A., Nuopponen, M., Seppälä, J., and Alava, M.J., The vane method and kinetic modeling: shear rheology of nanofibrillated cellulose suspensions, Cellulose 21, 3913-3925 (2014).
  6. Alava, M.J., Laurson, L., and Zapperi, S., Crackling noise in plasticity, European Physical Journal Special Topics 223, 2353-2367 (2014).
  7. Chen, W., Kulju, S., Foster, A.S., Alava, M.J., and Laurson, L., Boundary lubrication with a liquid crystal monolayer, Physical Review E 90, 012404 (2014).
  8. Leliaert, J., Van de Wiele, B., Vansteenkiste, A., Laurson, L., Durin, G., Dupre, L., and Van Waeyenberge, B., Current-driven domain wall mobility in polycrystalline Permalloy nanowires: A numerical study, Journal of Applied Physics 115, 233903 (2014).
  9. Ispanovity, P. D., Laurson, L., Zaiser, M., Groma, I., Zapperi, S., and Alava, M. J., Avalanches in 2D Dislocation Systems: Plastic Yielding Is Not Depinning, Physical Review Letters 112, 235501 (2014).
  10. Laurson, L., Durin, G., and Zapperi, S., Universality classes and crossover scaling of Barkhausen noise in thin films, Physical Review B 89, 104402 (2014).
  11. Leliaert, J., Van de Wiele, B., Vansteenkiste, A., Laurson, L., Durin, G., Dupre, L., and Van Waeyenberge, B., Influence of material defects on current-driven vortex domain wall mobility, Physical Review B 89, 064419 (2014).
  12. Dobrinevsky, A., Alava, M.J., Reichenbach, T., and Frey, E., Mobility-dependent selection of competing strategy associations, Physical Review E 89, 012721 (2014).
  13. Salminen, L.I., Liukkonen, S., and Alava, M.J., Ground Wood Fiber Length Distributions, Bioresources 9, 1168-1178 (2014).
  14. Leliaert, J., Van de Wiele, B., Vansteenkiste, A., Laurson, L., Durin, G., Dupre, L., and Van Waeyenberge, B., A numerical approach to incorporate intrinsic material defects in micromagnetic simulations, Journal of Applied Physics 115, 17D102 (2014).
  15. Van de Wiele, B., Laurson, L., Franke, K., and van Dijken, S., Electric field driven magnetic domain wall motion in ferromagnetic-ferroelectric heterostructures, Applied Physics Letters 104, 012401 (2014).

2013 (9)

  1. Dimic-Misic, K., Puisto, A., Paltakari, J., Alava, M., and Maloney, T., The influence of shear on the dewatering of high consistency nanofibrillated cellulose furnishes, Cellulose 20, 1853-1864 (2013).
  2. Laurson, L., Illa, X., Santucci, S., Tallakstad, K.-T., Maloy, K.J., and Alava, M.J., Evolution of the average avalanche shape with the universality class, Nature Communications 4, 2927 (2013).
  3. Barai, P., Nukala, P.K.V.V., Alava, M.J., and Zapperi S., Role of the sample thickness in planar crack propagation, Physical Review E 88, 042411 (7 pages) (2013).
  4. Illa, X., Puisto, A., Lehtinen, A., Mohtaschemi, M., and Alava, M.J., Transient shear-banding in complex fluids, Physical Review E 87, 022307 (2013).
  5. Lehtinen, A., Mohtaschemi, M., Puisto, A., Illa, X., and Alava, M.J., Transient shear banding in viscoelastic Maxwell fluids, Soft Matter 9, 8041-9 (2013).
  6. Wu, L.-L., Zhou, H.-J., Alava, M., Aurell, E., and Orponen P., Witness of unsatisfiability for a random 3-satisfiability formula, Physical Review E 87, 052807 (2013).
  7. Hartonen T., and Alava, M., How important tasks are performed: peer review, Scientific Reports 3, 1679 (2013).
  8. Van de Wiele, B., Laurson L., and Durin, G., The role of disorder in the domain wall dynamics of magnetic nanostrips, European Physical Journal B 86, 86 (2013).
  9. Zeng. H.-L., Alava, M., Aurell. E., Hertz, J., Roudi, Y., Maximum likelihood reconstruction for Ising models with asynchronous updates, Physical Review Letters 110, 210601 (2013).

2012 (7)

  1. Qin, S.-M., Verkasalo, H., Mohtaschemi, M., Hartonen, T., and Alava, M., Patterns, Entropy, and Predictability of Human Mobility and Life, PLoS One No. 7(12), e51353 (2012).
  2. Laurson, L., Alava, M.J., Dynamic hysteresis in cyclic deformation of crystalline solids, Physical Review Letters 109, 155504 (2012).
  3. Alava, M.J. and Dube, M., Droplet spreading and pinning on heterogeneous substrates, Physical Review E 96, 011607 (2012). arXiv:1207.2377
  4. Manzato, C., Shekhawat, A, Nukala, P.K.V.V., Alava, M.J. Sethna, J.P., Zapperi, S., Fracture Strength of Disordered Media: Universality, Interactions, and Tail Asymptotics, Physical Review Letters 108, 1-4 (2012).
  5. Peltomaki, M., Koljonen, J.-M., Tirkkonen, O., Alava, M., Algorithms for Self-Organized Resource Allocation in Wireless Networks, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON VEHICULAR TECHNOLOGY 61, 346-359 (2012).
  6. Peltomaki, Matti; Ovaska, Markus; Alava, Mikko, Worm spreading with immunization: An interplay of spreading and immunity time scales, Physica A 390, 4152-9 (2012).
  7. Van de Wiele, B., Laurson L., and Durin, G., Effect of disorder on transverse domain wall dynamics in magnetic nanostrips, Physical Review B 86, 144415 (2012).

2011 (6)

  1. Sarjala, M, Seppälä, E.T., Alava, M.J., Minor magnetization loops in two-dimensional dipolar Ising model, Physica B 406, 4126-31 (2011).
  2. Zeng, H.-L., Aurell, E., Alava, M., Mahmoudi, H., : Network inference using asynchronously updated kinetic Ising model, Physical Review E 83, 043115 (2011).
  3. Illa, X., and Rosinberg, M.L., Zero-temperature random field Ising model on a Bethe lattice: Correlation functions along the hysteresis loop, Physical Review B 84, 064443 (2011).
  4. Miksic, A., Koivisto, J., and Alava, M.J., Statistical properties of low cycle fatigue in paper, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment No. P05002, pp. 1-26 (2011).
  5. Zeng H.-L., Aurell E., Alava M., and Mahamoudi H., Network inferennce using asynchronously updated kinetic Ising model, Physical Review E 83, 041135 (2011).
  6. Laurson, L., Rosti J., Koivisto J., Miksic A., and Alava M.J., Spatial fluctuations in transient creep deformation, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment P07002, 1-27 (2011).

2010 (9)

  1. Laurson, L., MIguel, M.C., Alava, M.J., Dynamical Correlations near Dislocation Jamming, Physical Review Letters 105, 015501 (2010).
  2. Seppala, S., Hakkinen, E., Alava, M.J. Ermolov, V., Seppala, E.T., Electrical transport properties of percolating random networks of carbon nanotube bundles, Europhysics Letters 91, 47002 (2010).
  3. Dong, L, Nypelo, L., Osterberg, M., Laine, J., Modifying the Wettability of Surfaces by Nanoparticles: Experiments and Modeling Using the Wenzel Law, Langmuir 26, 14563-14566 (2010).
  4. Nukala, P.K.V.V., Barai, P., Zapperi, S., Alava, M.J., Simunovic, S., Fracture roughness in three-dimensional beam lattice systems, Physical Review B 82, 026103 (2010).
  5. Picallo, C.B., Lopez, J.M., Zapperi, S., Alava, M.J., From Brittle to Ductile Fracture in Disordered Materials, Physical Review Letters 105, 155502 (2010).
  6. Mustalahti M., Rosti J., Koivisto J., and Alava M.J., Relaxation of creep strain in paper, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment P07019, 1-19 (2010).
  7. Rosti J., Koivisto J., and Alava M.J., Statistics of acoustic emission in paper fracture: precursors and criticality, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment P02016, 1-18 (2010).
  8. Rosti J., Koivisto J., Laurson L., and Alava M.J., Fluctuations and scaling in creep deformation, Physical Review Letters 105, 100601 (2010).
  9. Miksic, A., Koivisto, J., Mykkänen, E., Saarenpää, J., Alava, M., Mustonen, K., Karppinen, P., Karppinen, T., and Hæggström, E.,, Deformation, acoustic emission and ultrasound velocity during fatigue tests on paper, EPJ Web of Conferences 6, pp. 42016_1-8 (2010).

2009 (6)

  1. Picallo, C.B., Lopez, J.M., Zapperi, S., and Alava, M.J., Optimization and plasticity in disordered media, Physical Review Letters 103, 225502 (2009).
  2. Laurson, L., Illa, X., and Alava, M.J., The effect of thresholding on temporal avalanche statistics, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 0901, P01019 (2009).
  3. H. Pitkänen, M. Alatalo, A. Puisto, M. Ropo, K. Kokko, M. P. J. Punkkinen, P. Olsson, B. Johansson, S. Hertzman, and L. Vitos, Ab initio study of the phase stability in paramagnetic duplex steel alloys, Physical Review B 79, 024108 (2009).
  4. Rosti, J., Illa, X., Koivisto J., and Alava, M.J., Crackling noise and its dynamics in fracture of of disordered media, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 42, 214103 (2009).
  5. Alava, M.; Bonachela, J.A.; Munoz, M., Cusps, self-organization, and absorbing states, Physical Review E 79, R050106 (2009).
  6. Peltomäki, M.; Rost, M.; Alava, M, Characterizing spatiotemporal patterns in three-state lattice models, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment No. 0902, P02024 (2009).

2008 (15)

  1. Miguel, M.-C., Laurson, L., and Alava, M.J., Material yielding and irreversible deformation mediated by dislocation motion, European Physical Journal B 64, 443-450 (2008).
  2. Laurson L. and Alava M.J., A driven particle in a cloud of mobile impurities, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 0807, P07003 (2008).
  3. Peltomäki, M.; Rost, M.; Alava, M, Oscillations and patterns from ecological interactions between two species, Physical Review E 78, 50903 (2008).
  4. Sarjala, M.; Seppälä, E.T.; Alava, M., Dynamic hysteresis in ferroelectrics with quenched randomness, Physica B 403, 418421 (2008).
  5. Alava, M.; Zumsande, M.; and Hartmann, A.K., First excitations in two and three-dimensional random-field Ising systems, JSTAT 02 No. 1, 02012 (2008).
  6. Rosti, J.; Koivisto, J.; Traversa, P.; Illa, X.; Grasso, J.-P., Alava, M.J., Line creep in paper peeling, International Journal of Fracture 151, 281-297 (2008).
  7. Alava, M.; Nukala, P.K.; Zapperi, S.; Simunovic, S., Anomalous Roughness of Fracture Surfaces in 2D Fuse Models, International Journal of Fracture No. 1, 1 (2008).
  8. Alava, M.; Nukala, P.K.; Zapperi, S.; Simunovic, S., Crack Roughness in the 2D Random Threshold Beam Model, Physical Review E 78, 046105 (2008).
  9. Alava, M.; Nukala, P.K.; Zapperi, S., Fracture size effects from disordered lattice models, International Journal of Fracture No. 1, 1 (2008).
  10. Peltomäki, M.; Alava, M., Three- and four-state rock-paper-siccors games with diffusion, Physical Review E 78, 031906 (2008).
  11. Alava, M.; Nukala, P.; Zapperi, S., Size effects in statistical fracture, unknownJournal of Physics D - Applied Physics 42, 214012 (2008).
  12. Alava, M.; Aurell, E.; and Krishnamurthy, S., The Physics of Large Distributed Information Systems, unknown No. 1, 1 (2008).
  13. Moretti, P., Laurson, L., and Alava, M.J., Dislocation interactions mediated by grain boundaries, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 0805, P05010 (2008).
  14. Alava, M. J., Laurson, L., Vespignani, A., and Zapperi, S., Comment on ``Self-organized criticality and absorbing states: Lessons from the Ising model', Physical Review E 77, 048101 (2008).
  15. Alava, Mikko; Ardelius, John; Aurell, Erik; Kaski, Petteri; Krishnamurthy, Supriya; Orponen, Pekka, Circumspect descent prevails in solving random constraint satisfaction problems, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 105, pp. 15253-15257 (2008).

2007 (7)

  1. Nukala, P.K.V.V., Zapperi, S., Alava, M.J., and Simunovic, S., Effect of disorder and notches on crack roughness, Physical Review E 76, 056111 (2007).
  2. Koivisto J., Rosti, J., and Alava, M.J., Creep of a fracture line in paper peeling, Physical Review Letters 99, 145504 (2007).
  3. Alava, M.; Nukala, P.K.; Simunovic, S. and Zapperi, S., Fracture in three-dimensional random fuse model: recent advances through high-performance computing, Scientific Modeling and Simulation 14, 25-35 (2007).
  4. Alava, Mikko, How materials get tired, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 0704, N04001 (2007).
  5. Rost, M., Laurson, L., Dube., M., and Alava, M.J., Fluctuations in fluid invasion into disordered media, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 054502 (2007).
  6. Dube, M., Daneault, C., Rost., M., Vuorinen. V., and Alava, M., Front roughening in three-dimensional imbibition, Eur. Phys. J. B 57, 15--26 (2007).
  7. Dube, M.; Daneault, C.; Vuorinen, V.; Alava, M.; Rost, M., Front roughening in three-dimensional imbibition, European Physical Journal B 57, 15-26 (2007).

2006 (11)

  1. Laurson, L and Alava, M.J., 1/f noise and avalanche scaling in plastic deformation, Physical Review E 74, 066106 (2006).
  2. Alava, M.J., Nukala, P.K.V.V., and Zapperi S., Morphology of two dimensional fracture surfaces, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 11, L10002 (2006).
  3. Sarjala, M., Petaja, V., and Alava, M., Optimization in random field Ising models by quantum annealing, JSTAT 0106, P01008 (2006).
  4. Salminen, L.I., Pulakka, J., Rosti, J., Alava, M.J., and Niskanen, K.J., Crackling noise in paper peeling, Europhysics Letters 73, 55 (2006).
  5. Alava, M.J., Nukala, P.K.N.N., and Zapperi S., Statistical models of fracture, Advances in Physics 55, 349-476 (2006).
  6. Kallunki, J., Hellen, E.K.O., and Alava, M., The electric field close to an undulating interface, Journal of Applied Physics 100, 023528 (2006).
  7. Petaja, V., Sarjala, M., Alava, M., and Rieger, H., Elastic lines on splayed columnar defects studied numerically, Physical Review B 73, 094517 (2006).
  8. Wathen, R., Rosti, J., Alava, M., Salminen, L., and Joutsimo, O., Considerations of fiber and of zero-span strength statistics, Nordic J. Pulp Paper Sci. 21, 193 (2006).
  9. Matti Peltomäki and Mikko Alava, Correlations in Bipartite Collaboration Networks, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 0601, P01010 (2006).
  10. Alava, M.J. and Niskanen, K.J., Physics of Paper, Reports on Progress in Physics 69, 669-724 (2006).
  11. Laurson, L., and Alava, M.J., 1/f noise and plastic deformation, International Conference on Statistical Mechanics of Plasticity and Related Instabilities, Bangalore, India, August 29-September 2, 2005, Proceedings of Science, PoS(SMPRI2005)051 (2006).

2005 (11)

  1. Laurson, L, and Alava, M.J., Surface criticality in random field magnets, Physical Review B 72, 214416 (2005).
  2. Laurson, L, Alava, M.J, and Zapperi, S., Power spectra of self-organized critical sandpiles, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 0511, L11001 (2005).
  3. Reurings, F. and Alava, M.J., Damage growth in random fuse networks, European Physical J. B 47, 85-91 (2005).
  4. Seitz, S., Alava, M., Orponen, P., Threshold Behaviour of WalkSAT and Focused Metropolis Search on Random 3-Satisfiability, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3569, 475 (2005).
  5. Seitz, S., Alava, M., and Orponen, P, Focused Local Search for Random 3-Satisfiability, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Th. & Expt. P06006, pp . 1-27 (2005).
  6. Peltomaki, Matti, Vuorinen, Ville, Alava, Mikko, and Rost, Martin, Host--parasite models on graphs, Phys. Rev. E 72, 1-9 (2005).
  7. Hyvönen, M. T., and Kovanen, P. T., Molecular dynamics simulations of unsaturated lipid bilayers: Effects of varying numbers of double bonds, European Biophysics Journal 34, 294-305 (2005).
  8. Dube, M., Chabot, B., Daneault, C., Alava, M., Fundamentals of Fluid Front Roughening in Imbibition, Pulp and Paper Canada 106, T178-T182 (2005).
  9. Alava, M.J., and Dorogovtsev, S.N., Complex networks created by aggregation, Phys. Rev. E 71, 036107 (2005). cond-mat/0406607
  10. Alava, M.J., Basso, V., Colaiori, F., Dante, L., Durin, G., Magni, A., Zapperi, S., Ground state optimization and hysteretic demagnetization: the random-field Ising model, Phys. Rev. B 71, 064423 (2005). cond-mat/0407297
  11. Salminen, L.I., Rosti, J., and Alava, M.J., Acoustic emission or crackling noise in paper fracture, 8th experimental chaos conference, Firenze, June 14-17, 2004, AIP Conf. Prog., 115-121 (2005).

2004 (13)

  1. Ye, F., Matsuda, M., Katano, S., Yoshizawa, H., Belanger, D.P., Seppala, E.T., Fernandez-Baca, J.A., and Alava, M.J., Percolation fractal dimension in scattering line shapes of the random-field Ising model, J. Magn. Magn. Mat. 272, 1298 (2004).
  2. Zapperi, S., Colaiori, F. Dante, L., Basso, V., Durin G., Magni, A. and Alava, M.J., Is demagnetization an efficient optimization method?, J. Magn. Magn. Mat. 272-276, E1009-10 (2004).
  3. Laurson, L. and Alava, M., Local waiting times in critical systems, European Physical Journal B 42, 407-414 (2004).
  4. Petaja, V., Lee, D.-S., Alava, M., and Rieger, H., Collective roughening of elastic lines with a hard core interaction, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment P10100, 1-12 (2004).
  5. Szabo, G., Alava, M., Kertesz, J., Clustering in complex networks, Lecture Notes in Physics 650, 139-162 (2004).
  6. Alava, M.J. and Chattopadhyay, A. Kr.,, Fluctuations and correlationsin sandpiles and interfaces with boundary pinning, Physical Review E 69, 016104 (1-5) (2004).
  7. Alava, Mikko, Dube, Martin, Rost, Martin, Imbibition in Disordered Media, Advances in Physics 113, 83-176 (2004).
  8. Vuorinen, V., Peltomaki, M. Rost, M., and Alava, M, Networks in metapopulation dynamics, European Physical Journal B 38, 261-268 (2004).
  9. Seppala, E.T., Alava, M.J., and Sillanpaa, I.J., Domain walls in random field Ising magnets: wetting, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 272-6, 1286-1287 (2004).
  10. Colaiori, F., Alava, M.J., Durin, G., Magni, A. and Zapperi, S., Phase Transitions in a Disordered system in and out of Equilibrium, Physical Review Letters 92, 257203 (2004).
  11. Alava, Mikko and Zapperi, Stefano, Comment on: ``Roughness of Interfacial Crack Fronts: Stress-WeightedPercolation in the Damage Zone\\\\, Physical Review Letters 92, 049601 (2004).
  12. Peltomaki, M., Hellen, E.K.O., and, Alava, M.J., No Self-similar Aggregates with Sedimentation, Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment 0409, P09002 (2004).
  13. Petaja, Viljo, Alava, Mikko, Rieger, Heiko, Entanglement transition of elastic lines in a strongly disordered environment, Europhysics Letters 66, 778-784 (2004).

2003 (6)

  1. Szabo, G., Alava, M.J., Kertesz, J., Geometry of Minimum Spanning Trees on Scale-free Networks, Physica A 330, 31-36 (2003).
  2. Salminen, L.I., Alava, M.J., and Niskanen, K.J., Analysis of Long Crack Lines in Paper Webs, European Physical Journal B 32, 369 (2003).
  3. Kytola, K.P, Seppala, E.T, and Alava, M.J., Elastic manifolds in disordered environments: energy statistics, Europhysics Letters 62, pp. 35-41 (2003).
  4. Alava, M., Moukarzel, C., Transport on percolation clusters with power-law distributed bond strengths: when do blobs matter?, Physical Review E 67, 056106 (2003).
  5. Szabo, G., Alava, M.J., and Kertesz, J., Structural transitions in scale-free networks, Physical Review E 67, 056102 (2003).
  6. J. Merikoski, J. Maunuksela, M. Myllys, J. Timonen, M. J. Alava, Temporal and spatial persistence of combustion fronts, accepted to Physical Review Letters 90, 024501 (2003). cond-mat/0203428

2002 (13)

  1. Paul, R., Alava, M.J., Rieger, H., Low temperature properties of the random field Potts chain, European Physical Journal B 30, 357 (2002).
  2. Salminen, L., Tolvanen, A., Alava, M, Acoustic Emission from Paper Fracture, Physical Review Letters 89, 185503 (2002).
  3. Hellén, E.K.O., Salmi, P.E., and Alava, M.J., Cluster Persistence in One-Dimensional Diffusion-Limited Cluster-Cluster Aggregation, Physical Review E 66, 051108 (2002).
  4. Seppala, E.T., Pulkkinen, A.M., Alava, M.J., Percolation in the 3D Random Field Ising Model, Physical Review B 66, 144403 (2002).
  5. G. Szabo, M. Alava, J. Kertesz, Shortest paths and load scaling in scale-free trees, Physical Review E 66, 026101 (2002). cond-mat/0203278
  6. G. Szabo, M. Alava, J. Kertesz, Self-organized criticality in the Kardar-Parisi-Zhang-equation, Europhysics Letters 57, 665 (2002).
  7. Alava, Mikko, Scaling in self-organized criticality from interface depinning?, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 14, 2353 (2002).
  8. Hellén, E.K.O. and Krug, J., Coarsening of Sand Ripples in Mass Transfer Models, Physical Review E 66, 011304 (9 pages) (2002).
  9. Hellén, E.K.O. and Alava, M.J., Persistence in Cluster--Cluster Aggregation, Physical Review E 66, 026120 (9 pages) (2002).
  10. Hellén, E.K.O., Salmi, P.E., and Alava, M.J., Particle Survival and Polydispersity in Aggregation, Europhysics Letters 59, 186-192 (2002).
  11. Alava, Mikko and Munoz, Miguel Angelo, Interface depinning versus absorbing-state phase transitions, Physical Review E 65, 026145 (8 pages) (2002).
  12. L.I. Salminen, M.J. Alava, S. Heyden, P.-J. Gustafsson,and K.J. Niskanen, Simulation of Network Shrinkage, Nordic Pulp and Paper Research Jounral 17, 105 (2002).
  13. Hellén, E. K. O., Ketoja, J. A., Niskanen, K. J., and Alava, M. J., Diffusion through Fibre Networks, Journal of Pulp and Paper Science 28, 55-62 (2002).

2001 (11)

  1. Alava, M. J. and Lauritsen, K. B., Quenched noise and over-active sites in sandpile dynamics, Europhysics Letters 53, 569-575 (2001).
  2. Petaja, V. Alava. M. J. and Rieger, H., Ground-States of Two Directed Polymers, International Journal of Mod. Phys. B. 12, 421 (2001).
  3. Knetter, T., Schroder, G., Alava. M. J., and Rieger, H., Disorder Induced Roughening Transition ofMany Elastic Lines in a Periodic Potential, Europhysics Letters 55, 719 (2001).
  4. Schroder, G., Knetter, T., Alava. M. J., and Rieger, H., Ground States versus Low-temperature Equilibria in Random Field Ising Chains, European Physical Journal B 24, 101 (2001).
  5. R. Dickman, M. Alava, M. A. Munoz,J. Peltola, A. Vespignani, and S. Zapperi, Critical behavior of a one-dimensional fixed-energy stochastic sandpile, Physical Review E 64, 056104 (2001).
  6. Szabo, G and Alava. M, Mapping a depinning transition to polynuclear growth, Physica A 301, 17-28 (2001).
  7. Seppälä, E. T. and Alava M. J., Susceptibility and percolation in two-dimensional random field Ising magnets, Physical Review E 63, 066109 (14 pages) (2001).
  8. Seppälä E. T. and Alava M. J., Energy landscapes, lowest gaps, and susceptibility of elastic manifolds at zero temperature, European Physical Journal B 21, 407-424 (2001).
  9. Seppälä, E. T., Alava M. J., and Duxbury P. M., Intermittence and roughening of periodic elastic media, Physical Review E 63, 036126 (7 pages) (2001).
  10. Seppälä E. T., Alava M. J., and Duxbury P. M., Extremal statistics in the energetics of domain walls, Physical Review E 63, 066110 (4 pages) (2001).
  11. Rosti J., Salminen L. I., Seppälä E. T., Alava M. J., and Niskanen K. J., Pinning of Cracks in Two-dimensional Disordered Media, European Physical Journal B 19, 259-263 (2001).

2000 (1)

  1. Aström, J. A., Holian, B. L. and Timonen, J., Universality in fragmentation, Physical Review Letters 84, 3061 (2000).