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Peter Tass, Arne Wunderlin, and Michael Schanz, Theoretical Model of Sinusoidal Forearm Tracking with Delayed Visual Feedback J. Biol. Phys. 21, 83-112 (1995)

Peter Tass, Cortical pattern formation during visual hallucinations J. Biol. Phys. 21, 177-210 (1995)

Peter Tass, Phase and frequency shifts of two nonlinearly coupled oscillators Z. Phys. B 99, 111-121 (1995)


Peter Tass, Hermann Haken, Synchronization in networks of limit cycle oscillators Z. Phys. B 100, 303-320 (1996)

Peter Tass, Resetting Biological Oscillators – A Stochastic Approach J. Biol. Phys. 22, 27-64 (1996)

Peter Tass, Hermann Haken, Synchronized oscillations in the visual cortex – a synergetic model Biol. Cybern. 74, 31-39 (1996)

Peter Tass, Phase Resetting Associated with Changes of Burst Shape J. Biol. Phys. 22 , 125-155 (1996)

P. Tass, J. Kurths, M.G. Rosenblum, G. Guasti, and H. Hefter, Delay-induced transitions in visually guided movements Phys. Rev. E 54 (3), R2224-R2227 (1996)


Peter Tass, Oscillatory Cortical Activity during Visal Hallucinations J. Biol. Phys. 23, 21-66 (1997)

Peter Tass, Phase and frequency shifts in a population of phase oscillators Phys. Rev. E 56 (2), 2043-2060 (1997)


M.G. Rosenblum, J. Kurths, A.S. Pikovsky, C. Schäfer, P. Tass, and H.-H. Abel, Synchronization in Noisy Systems and Cardiorespiratory Interaction IEEE Eng. In Medicine and Biology Magazine 17 (6), 46-53 (1998)

P. Tass, M.G. Rosenblum, J. Weule, J. Kurths, A. Pikovsky, J. Volkmann, A. Schnitzler, and H.-J. Freund, Detection of n:m Phase Locking from Noisy Data: Application to Magnetoencephalography Phys. Rev. Lett. 81 (15), 3291-3294 (1998)

corresponding editorial: R. Fitzgerald: Phase synchronization may reveal communication pathways in brain activity Physics Today, March 1999, 17-19


K.M. Stephan, F. Binkofski, U. Halsband, C. Dohle, G. Wunderlich, A. Schnitzler, P. Tass, S. Posse, H. Herzog, V. Sturm, K. Zilles, R.J. Seitz, H.-J. Freund, The role of ventral medial wall motor areas in bimanual coordination Brain 122, 351-368 (1999)


P.A. Tass, Stochastic phase resetting: a theory for deep brain stimulation Prog. Theor. Phys. Suppl. (Kyoto) 139, 301-313 (2000)

J. Gross, P.A. Tass, S. Salenius, R. Hari, H.-J. Freund, A. Schnitzler, Cortico-muscular synchronization during isometric muscle contraction in humans as revealed by magnetoencephalography J. Physiol. 527.3, 623-631 (2000)


P. A. Tass, Effective desynchronization by means of double-pulse phase resetting Europhys. Lett. 53 (1), 15-21 (2001)

Corresponding editorial: E. Cartlidge: New treatment for Parkinson’s disease Physics World, March 2001, 6

Peter A. Tass, Desynchronizing double-pulse phase resetting and application to deep brain stimulation Biol. Cybern. 85, 343-354 (2001)

P. A. Tass, Effective desynchronization with a resetting pulse train followed by a single pulse Europhys. Lett. 55 (2), 171-177 (2001)


P. A. Tass, Effective desynchronization with a stimulation technique based on soft phase resetting Europhys. Lett. 57 (2), 164-170 (2002)

Peter A. Tass, Desynchronization of brain rhythms with soft phase-resetting techniques Biol. Cybern. 87, 102-115 (2002)

Peter A. Tass, Effective desynchronization with bipolar double-pulse stimulation Phys. Rev. E 66, 036226-1-9 (2002)

P. A. Tass, Stimulus-locked transient phase dynamics, synchronization and desynchronization of two oscillators Europhys. Lett. 59 (2), 199-205 (2002)

Peter A. Tass, Synergetics of the Nervous System: from Basic Principles to Therapy Nonl. Phen. Compl. Syst. 5 (4), 470-478 (2002)


P. A. Tass, T. Fieseler, J. Dammers, K. Dolan, P. Morosan, M. Majtanik, F. Boers, A. Muren, K. Zilles, and G. R. Fink, Synchronization Tomography: A Method for Three-Dimensional Localization of Phase Synchronized Neuronal Populations in the Human Brain using Magnetoencephalography Phys. Rev. Lett. 90 (8), 088101-1-4 (2003)

Corresponding editorials/reports: Synchronization Tomography Physics News Update, January 2003

Lockstep neurons caught in the act

New Scientist, March 2003, page 26

Neural synchronization tomography

Physics Today, March 2003, page 9

Tapping in to the brain Physics World, April 2003, page 3

Peter A. Tass, Stochastic phase resetting of stimulus-locked responses of two coupled oscillators: Transient response clustering, synchronization, and desynchronization Chaos 13 (1), 364-376 (2003)

Peter A. Tass, Stochastic phase resetting of two coupled phase oscillators stimulated at different times Phys. Rev. E 67, 051902-1-15 (2003)

P.A. Tass, J. Klosterkötter, F. Schneider, D. Lenartz, A. Koulousakis and V. Sturm, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Development of Demand-Controlled Deep Brain Stimulation with Methods from Stochastic Phase Resetting Neuropsychopharmacology 28, S27-S34 (2003)

Peter A. Tass, A model of desynchronizing deep brain stimulation with a demand-controlled coordinated reset of neural subpopulations Biol. Cybern. 89, 81-88 (2003)

Peter A. Tass, Desynchronization by Means of a Coordinated Reset of Neural Sub-Populations - A Novel Technique for Demand-Controlled Deep Brain Stimulation - Progress of Theoretical Physics Supplement 150, 281-296 (2003)

Peter A. Tass, Development of Bipolar Deep Brain Stimulation Techniques Based on Stochastic Phase Resetting Nova Acta Leopoldina NF 88, Nr. 332, 207-224(2003)

L. Cimponeriu,  M.G. Rosenblum, T. Fieseler, J. Dammers, M. Schiek, M. Majtanik, P. Morosan, A. Bezerianos  and P. A. Tass, Inferring asymmetric relations between interacting neuronal oscillators. Progress of Theoretical Physics Supplement 150, 22-36 (2003)


Peter A. Tass, Transmission Times of Stimulus-Locked Responses of Oscillators cannot be Estimated by Averaging Across Trials Fluctuation and Noise Letters 4, No.1, L119-L128 (2004)

Peter A. Tass, Transmission of stimulus-locked responses in two coupled phase oscillators Phys. Rev. E 69, 051909-1-24 (2004)

Peter A. Tass, Transmission of stimulus-locked responses in two oscillators with bistable coupling Biol. Cybern. 91, 203-211 (2004)

Yu. Maistrenko, O. Popovych, O. Burylko, P.A. Tass, Mechanism of Desynchronization in the Finite-Dimensional Kuramoto Model Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 084102-1-4 (2004)


O. V. Popovych, C. Hauptmann, and P. A. Tass, Effective Desynchronization by Nonlinear Delayed Feedback Physical Review Letters 94, 164102 (2005)

Prize at the conference “Neurovisions” (Düsseldorf, 2005): one of the three best neuroscience publications in 2005 in North Rhine-Westphalia

C. Hauptmann, O. Popovych, P.A. Tass, Effectively desynchronizing deep brain stimulation based on a coordinated delayed feedback stimulation via several sites: a computational study. Biological Cybernetics 93, 463-470 (2005)

C. Hauptmann, O. Popovych, P.A. Tass, Delayed feedback control of synchronization in locally coupled neuronal networks, Neurocomputing 65-66, 759-767 (2005)

Y. Zhai, I. Z. Kiss, P.A. Tass, and J. L. Hudson, Desynchronization of coupled electrochemical oscillators with pulse stimulations Physical Review E 71, 065202-1-4 (2005)

K. Dolan, M. Majtanik, P.A. Tass, Phase resetting and transient desynchronization in networks of globally coupled phase oscillators with inertia Physica D 211, 128–138 (2005)

O. Popovych, Y.L. Maistrenko, P.A. Tass, Phase chaos in coupled oscillators Phys. Rev. E 71, 065201-1-4(R) (2005)

C. Hauptmann, O. Popovych, P. A. Tass, Multisite coordinated delayed feedback for an effective desynchronization of neuronal networks Stochastics and Dynamics 5(2), 307–319 (2005)

Peter A. Tass, Estimation of the transmission time of stimulus-locked responses: modelling and stochastic phase resetting analysis Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B  360, 995-999 (2005)

Yu. Maistrenko, O. Popovych, P.A. Tass, Chaotic attractor in the Kuramoto model International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos 15, 3457-3466 (2005)


P. A. Tass and M. Majtanik, Long-term anti-kindling effects of desynchronizing brain stimulation: a theoretical study Biol. Cybern. 94, 58-66 (2006)

O. V. Popovych, C. Hauptmann, and P. A. Tass, Control of neuronal synchrony by nonlinear delayed feedback Biol. Cybern. 95, 69-85 (2006)

U.B. Barnikol,K. Amunts, J. Dammers, H. Mohlberg, T. Fieseler, A. Malikovic, K. Zilles, M. Niedeggen, P.A. Tass, Pattern reversal visual evoked responses of V1/V2 and V5/MT as revealed by MEG combined with probabilistic cytoarchitectonic maps. Neuroimage 31, 86–108 (2006)

V. Krachkovskyi, O.V. Popovych, and P.A. Tass, Stimulus-locked responses of two phase oscillators coupled with delayed feedback. Phys. Rev. E 73, 066220 (2006)

P. A. Tass and C. Hauptmann, Long-term anti-kindling effects induced by short-term, weak desynchronizing stimulation Nonl. Phen. Compl. Syst. 9, 298-312 (2006)

O. V. Popovych, C. Hauptmann, and P. A. Tass, Desynchronization and decoupling of interacting oscillators by nonlinear delayed feedback International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos 16, 1977-1987 (2006)

P. A. Tass, C. Hauptmann, and O. V. Popovych, Development of therapeutic brain stimulation techniques with methods from nonlinear dynamics and statistical physics

International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos 16, 1889-1911 (2006)

M. Majtanik, K. Dolan and P.A. Tass, Desynchronization in networks of globally coupled neurons with dendritic dynamics. J. Biol. Phys. 32, 307-333 (2006)


J. Dammers, H. Mohlberg, F. Boers, P. A. Tass, K. Amunts, and K. Mathiak, A new toolbox for combining magnetoencephalographic source analysis and cytoarchitectonic probabilistic data for anatomical classification of dynamic brain activity Neuroimage 34, 1577-1587 (2007)

E. Palmero-Soler, K. Dolan, V. Hadamschek, and P.A. Tass, swLORETA: a novel approach to robust source localization and synchronization tomography. Phys. Med. Biol. 52, 1783–1800 (2007)

P. A. Tass and C. Hauptmann, Therapeutic modulation of synaptic connectivity with desynchronizing brain stimulation Int. J. Psychophysiol. 64, 53-61 (2007) 

C. Hauptmann and P. A. Tass, Therapeutic rewiring by means of desynchronizing brain stimulation Biosystems 89, 173-181 (2007) 

H.-J. Freund, U.B. Barnikol, D. Nolte, H. Treuer, G. Auburger, P.A. Tass, M. Samii, V. Sturm, Subthalamic-thalamic DBS in a case with spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 (SCA2) and severe tremor - unusual clinical benefit. Mov. Dis. 22, 732-735 (2007)

C. Hauptmann, O. V. Popovych, and P. A. Tass, Demand-controlled desynchronization of oscillatory networks by means of a multisite delayed feedback stimulation. Comput. Visual. Sci. 10, 71-78 (2007)

Y.L. Maistrenko, B. Lysyansky, C. Hauptmann, O. Burylko, and P.A. Tass, Multistability in the Kuramoto model with synaptic plasticity. Phys. Rev. E 75, 066207 (2007)

A.B. Neiman, D.F. Russell. T.A. Yakusheva, A. DiLullo, and P. A. Tass, Response clustering in transient stochastic synchronization and desynchronization of coupled neuronal bursters. Phys. Rev. E 76, 021908 (2007)

O. V. Popovych, V. Krachkovskyi, and P. A. Tass, Twofold impact of delayed feedback on coupled oscillators. Int. J. Bif. Chaos 17, 2517–2530 (2007)

E. Alonso-Prieto, U.B. Barnikol, E. Palmero-Soler, K. Dolan, G. Hesselmann, H. Mohlberg, K. Amunts, K. Zilles, M. Niedeggen, P.A. Tass, Timing of V1/V2 and V5+ activations during coherent motion of dots: an MEG study. Neuroimage 37, 1384-1395 (2007)

C. Hauptmann, O. V. Popovych, and P. A. Tass, Desynchronizing the abnormally synchronized neural activity in the subthalamic nucleus: a modelling study. Expert Rev Med Devices 4, 633-650 (2007)

K. Pyragas, O. V. Popovych, and P. A. Tass, Controlling synchrony in oscillatory networks with a separate stimulation-registration setup. Europhys. Lett. 80, 40002 (2007)

C. Hauptmann, O. Omel‘chenko, O.V. Popovych, Y. Maistrenko, and P. A. Tass, Control of spatially patterned synchrony with multisite delayed feedback. Phys. Rev. E 76, 066209 (2007)


A.N. Silchenko and P.A. Tass, Computational modeling of paroxysmal depolarization shifts in neurons induced by the glutamate release from astrocytes. Biol. Cybern. 98, 61-74 (2008)

O. Omel’chenko, Y. Maistrenko, and P. A. Tass, Chimera states: the natural link between coherence and incoherence Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 044105 (2008)

O. Omel‘chenko, C. Hauptmann, Y. Maistrenko, and P. A. Tass, Collective dynamics of globally coupled phase oscillators under multisite delayed feedback stimulation. Physica D 237, 365-384 (2008)

U.B. Barnikol, O.V. Popovych, C. Hauptmann, V. Sturm, H.-J. Freund, P.A. Tass, Tremor entrainment by patterned low-frequency stimulation Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. A 366, 3545-3573 (2008)

O. V. Popovych, C. Hauptmann, and P. A. Tass, Impact of nonlinear delayed feedback on synchronized oscillators J. Biol. Phys. 34, 367-379 (2008) 

B. Lysyansky, Y. Maistrenko, and P. A. Tass, Co-existence of numerous synchronized and desynchronized states in a model of two phase oscillators coupled with delay. Int. J. Bif. Chaos Vol. 18, No. 6 (2008)

B.P. Bezruchko, V.I. Ponomarenko, M.D. Prokhorov, D.A. Smirnov, and P.A. Tass, Modeling and diagnostic of coupling between nonlinear oscillatory systems from chaotic time series - applications to neurophysiology. Physics Uspekhi (Advances in Physical Sciences), Vol. 178, No. 3., 323-329 (2008)

D.A. Smirnov, U.B. Barnikol, T.T. Barnikol, B.P. Bezruchko, C. Hauptmann, C. Bührle, M. Maarouf, V. Sturm, H.-J. Freund, and P.A. Tass, The Generation of Parkinsonian Tremor as Revealed by Directional Coupling Analysis. Europhysics Letters 83, 20003 (2008)


C. Hauptmann, P.A. Tass, Cumulative and after-effects of short and weak coordinated reset stimulation - a modeling study. Journal of Neural Engineering 6, 016004 (2009)

P.A. Tass, A. Silchenko, C. Hauptmann, U.B. Barnikol, E.-J. Speckmann Long-lasting desynchronization in rat hippocampal slice induced by coordinated reset stimulation. Phys. Rev. E 80, 011902 (2009)

P.A. Tass, C. Hauptmann, Anti-kindling achieved by stimulation targeting slow synaptic dynamics. Rest. Neurol. Neurosci., 27, 589-609 (2009)

C. Hauptmann, J.-C. Roulet, J.J. Niederhauser, W. Döll, M.E. Kirlangic, B. Lysyansky, V. Krachkovskyi, M.A. Bhatti, U.B. Barnikol, L. Sasse, C.P. Bührle, E.-J. Speckmann, M. Götz, V. Sturm, H.-J. Freund, U. Schnell, and P A Tass, External trial deep brain stimulation device for the application of desynchronizing stimulation techniques. Journal of Neural Engineering 6, 066003 (2009)

Selected to be part of the journal's Highlights collection of 2009


P.A. Tass, D. Smirnov, A. Karavaev, U.B. Barnikol, T.T. Barnikol, I. Adamchic, C. Hauptmann, N. Pawelcyzk, M. Maarouf, V. Sturm, H.-J. Freund, B. Bezruchko: The causal relationship between subcortical local field potential oscillations and Parkinsonian resting tremor. Journal of Neural Engineering 7, 016009 (2010)

Selected for IOP Select by the Institute of Physics.
Selected to be part of the journal's Highlights collection of 2010

T.T. Barnikol, N. Pawelczyk, U.B. Barnikol, J. Kuhn, D. Lenartz, V. Sturm, P.A. Tass, Freund H.-J.: Changes in apraxia after Deep Brain Stimulation of the nucleus basalis Meynert in a patient with Parkinson Dementia Syndrom. Movement Disorders 25 1519-20 (2010)

A. N. Silchenko, I. Adamchic, N. Pawelczyk, C. Hauptmann, M. Maarouf, V. Sturm, P. A. Tass: Data-driven approach to the estimation of connectivity and time delays in the coupling of interacting neuronal subsystems. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 191, 32–44 (2010)

J.-P. Pfister, P.A. Tass: STDP in Oscillatory Recurrent Networks: Theoretical Conditions for Desynchronization and Applications to Deep-Brain Stimulation. Frontiers in Neuroscience Jul 30;4. pii: 22. (2010)

O.P. Popovych, P.A. Tass: Synchronization control of interacting oscillatory ensembles by mixed nonlinear delayed feedback. Physical Review E  82, 026204 (2010)

C. Hauptmann, P.A. Tass: Restoration of segregated, physiological neuronal connectivity by desynchronizing stimulation. Journal of Neural Engineering (2010 Oct;7(5):056008)

O.P. Popovych, V. Krachkovskyi, P.A. Tass: Phase-locking swallows in coupled oscillators with delayed feedback. Physical Review E 82, 046203 (2010)

P. Perlikowski, S. Yanchuk, O. V. Popovych, P. A. Tass: Periodic patterns in a ring of delay-coupled oscillators. Physical Review E 82, 036208 (2010)

Omel´chenko O, Maistrenko Y., P.A. Tass: Chimera states by induced by spatially modulated delayed feedback. Physical Review E 82, 066201 (2010)


O.P. Popovych, P.A. Tass: Macroscopic entrainment of periodically forced oscillatory ensembles. Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology 105 (2011) 98-108

B. Lysyansky, O.P. Popovych, P.A. Tass: Multi-frequency activation of neuronal networks by coordinated reset stimulation. Journal of the Royal Society Interface - Interface Focus. 1 (2011) 75–85

B. Lysyansky, O.P. Popovych, P.A. Tass: Desynchronizing anti-resonance effect of the m : n ON-OFF coordinated reset Stimulation. Journal of Neural Engineering 8 (2011) 036019

L. Hofmann, M. Ebert, P.A. Tass, C. Hauptmann: Modified pulse shapes for effective neural stimulation. Frontiers in Neuroengineering 4 (2011) 9. doi:10.3389/fneng.2011.00009

P.A. Tass, C. Hauptmann, O.V. Popovych: Desynchronization. Scholarpedia 6(10) (2011) 1352.

O.V. Popovych, S. Yanchuk, P.A. Tass: Delay- and coupling induced firing patterns in oscillatory neural loops. Physical Review Letters 107,228102 (2011) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.107.228102

S. Yanchuk, P. Perlikowski, O.V. Popovych, P.A. Tass: Variability of spatio-temporal patterns in non-homogeneous rings of spiking neurons.Chaos

J. Buhlmann, L. Hofmann, P.A. Tass, C. Hauptmann: Modeling of a segmented electrode for desynchronizing deep brain stimulation. Frontiers in Neuroengineering 4 (2011) 15. doi: 10.3389/fneng.2011.00015


P.A. Tass, O.P. Popovych: Unlearning tinnitus-related cerebral synchrony with acoustic coordinated reset stimulation – theoretical concept and modelling. Biological Cybernetics (2012). DOI 10.1007/s00422-012-0479-5

P.A. Tass, I. Adamchic, H.-J. Freund, T. von Stackelberg, C.Hauptmann: Counteracting tinnitus by acoustic coordinated reset neuromodulation. Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience 30 (2012) 137–159 137 DOI 10.3233/RNN-2012-110218

O.V. Popovych, P.A. Tass: Desynchronizing electrical and sensory coordinated reset neuromodulation. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience (2012) 6:58. doi:10.3389/fnhum.2012.00058

Ilya Adamchic, C. Hauptmann, P.A. Tass: Changes of oscillatory activity in pitch processing network and related tinnitus relief induced by acoustic CR neuromodulation. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience (2012) 6:18. doi: 10.3389/fnsys.2012.00018

Weitere Publikationen:

Peter A. Tass, Phase resetting in medicine and biology: Stochastic modelling and data analysis Springer Verlag, Berlin (1999)

M.G. Rosenblum, A.S. Pikovsky, C. Schäfer, J. Kurths, P.A. Tass, Phase Synchronization: From Theory to Data Analysis. In: Moss F. (Ed.): Handbook of Biological Physics, Elsevier (2000)

P.A. Tass, Innovative Techniken für die Stimulation und Analyse zerebraler Synchronisation, Habilitationsschrift im Fach Physiologie an der RWTH Aachen. 2002

P.A. Tass, Stochastic analyses of neural systems. In: Scott A. (Ed.): Encyclopedia of Nonlinear Science. Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, London (2004)

P.A. Tass, C. Hauptmann, and O.V. Popovych, Control of Synchronization in Oscillatory Neural Networks, In: Handbook of Chaos Control, E. Schöll and H.G. Schuster (eds.) Wiley-VCH (2007)

P.A. Tass, C. Hauptmann, and O.V. Popovych, Brain pacemaker. In Meyers, Robert (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Complexity and System Science. Springer New York (2009)

P.A. Tass: Verlerner krankhafter Synchronisation mittels desynchronisierender Hirnstimulation. In: G. Schiepek (Hrsg.): Neurobiologie der Psychotherapie. 2. Auflage. Schattauer Verlag 2010