Wilfried Schranz       Publications                              

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Signatures of polarity in ferroelastic domain walls and antiphase boundaries of SrTiO3 and other perovskites

W. Schranz, A. Tröster and I. Rychetsky

Journal of Alloys and Compounds 890 (2022) 161775



Hard Antiphase Domain Boundaries in Strontium Titanate unravelled using Machine-Learned Force Fields

A. Troester, C. Verdi, C. Dellago, I. Rychetsky, G. Kresse and W. Schranz

submitted to Phys. Rev. Lett.




Symmetry and polarity of antiphase boundaries in PbZrO3

I. Rychetsky, W. Schranz and A. Tröster

Phys. Rev. B 104, 224107 (2021)



Cryo-Casting for Controlled Decomposition of Cu-Zr-Al Bulk Metallic Glass into Nanomaterials: Implications for Design Optimization
Sarac, Baran; Kim, JeongTae; Ivanov, Yurii; Soprunyuk, Viktor; Ketov, Sergey; Schranz, Wilfried ; Hong, Sung Hwan; Kim, K. B.; Greer, A.Lindsay; Eckert, Juergen
ACS Applied Nano Materials, 4, 8, 7771–7780 (2021)


Polyurea Networks from Moisture-cure, Reaction-Setting, Aliphatic Polyisocyanates with Tunable Mechanical and Thermal Properties
Sanchez-Ferrer, Antoni; Soprunyuk, Viktor; engelhardt, Max; Stehle, Ralf; Gilg, Albert; Schranz, Wilfried ; Richter, Klaus

ACS Applied Polymer Materials 3, 8, 4070 – 4078 (2021)






Contributions to polarization and polarization switching in antiphase boundaries of SrTiO3 and PbZrO3

W. Schranz, A. Tröster and I. Rychetsky

J. Appl. Phys. 128, 194101 (2020)


Invited paper, Special Topic: Domains and Domain Walls in Ferroic Materials

chosen as an Editor´s Pick  


Polarization of domain boundaries in SrTiO3 studied by layer group and order parameter symmetry

W. Schranz, C. Schuster, A. Tröster and I. Rychetsky

Phys. Rev. B 102, 184101 (2020)



Symmetry-Adapted Finite Strain Landau Theory applied to KMnF3
Andreas Tröster, Wilfried Schranz, Sohaib Ehsan, Kamal Belbase, Peter Blaha

Crystals 2020, 10(2), 124; https://doi.org/10.3390/cryst10020124 (registering DOI)

Special Issue "Pressure-Induced Phase Transformations"              


Resistivity and thermal expansion (4.2 – 820 K) of skutterudites after severe plastic deformation via HPT

Gerda Rogl, Viktor Soprunyuk, Wilfried Schranz, Michael J Zehetbauer, Jiri Bursik, Herbert Müller, Ernst Bauer, Peter F. Rogl

Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 1267–1272 (2020)



Influence of Combinatorial Annealing and Plastic Deformation Treatments on the Intrinsic

Properties of Cu46Zr46Al8 Bulk Metallic Glass

A. Rezvan, B. Sarac, V. Soprunyuk,  J. T. Kim, K. K. Song, C. J. Li,  W. Schranz, J. Eckert

Intermetallics 127,106986 (2020)





Polarity of domain boundaries in nonpolar materials derived from order parameter and layer group symmetry

W. Schranz, I. Rychetsky and J. Hlinka

Phys. Rev. B 100, 184105 (2019)


Water in mesoporous confinement: glass-to-liquid transition or freezing of molecular reorientation dynamics?

Wilfried Schranz and Viktor Soprunyuk

Molecules 2019,24, 3563; doi:10.3390/molecules24193563

special Issue on “Advances in Porous Materials”




DMA study of water´s glass transition in nanoscale confinement

Viktor Soprunyuk and Wilfried Schranz

Soft Matter 14, 7246 – 7254 (2018)


Segmental front line dynamics of randomly pinned ferroelastic domain walls

S. Puchberger, V. Soprunyuk, W. Schranz and M.A. Carpenter

Phys. Rev. Materials 2, 013603 (2018).

Selected as Editors´ Suggestion



Physical properties of TiMn2 and interaction with refractory TiN (system Ti-Mn-N)

Pavel Broz, Gerda Rogl, Xinlin Yan, Milena Premovic, Viktor Sopronyuk, Patrick Heinrich, Ernst Bauer, Wilfried Schranz, Peter Rogl

J. Alloys and Compounds 740, 647 (2018)


Nanostructuring as a tool to adjust thermal expansion in high ZT skutterudites

Gerda Rogl, Jiri Bursik, Andriy Grytsiv, Stephan Puchegger, Viktor Soprunyuk, Wilfried Schranz, Xinlin Yan, Ernst Bauer, Peter Rogl

Acta Materialia 145, 359 (2018)


Diverging relaxation times of domain wall motion indicating glassy dynamics in ferroelastics

Sabine Puchberger, Viktor Soprunyuk and Wilfried Schranz

Materials Research 21(suppl.2): e20170842 (2018)





Strain intermittency due to avalanches in ferroelastic and porous materials

V. Soprunyuk, S. Puchberger, A. Tröster, E. Vives, E.K.H. Salje and W. Schranz

Invited paper for the special Festschrift issue on “Ferroelastics and domain walls” honouring the 70th birthday of Ekhard Salje

J. Phys.: Condensed Matter 29, 224002 (2017)



The noise of many needles: Jerky domain wall propagation in PbZrO3 and LaAlO3

S. Puchberger, V. Soprunyuk, W. Schranz, A. Tröster, K. Roleder, A. Majchrowski, M.A. Carpenter and E.K.H. Salje

APL Materials 5, 046102 (2017)



Finite Strain Landau Theory Applied to the High Pressure Phase Transition of Lead Titanate

A. Tröster, S. Ehsan, K. Belbase, P. Blaha, J. Kreisel and W. Schranz

Phys. Rev. B 95, 064111 – Published 27 February 2017






Domain wall motion and precursor dynamics in PbZrO3

S. Puchberger, V. Soprunyuk, A. Majchrowski, K. Roleder and W. Schranz

Phys. Rev. B 94, 214101 (2016)



Towards a quantitative analysis of crackling noise by strain drop measurements

V. Soprunyuk, W. Schranz, A. Tröster, S. Puchberger, E. Vives and E.K.H. Salje

Avalanches in Functional Materials and Geophysics, Understanding Complex Systems

Eds. Ekhard K.H. Salje, Avadh Saxena, Antoni Planes

Springer, 2016


Dynamic Mechanical Analysis of supercooled water in nanoporous confinement

V. Soprunyuk, W. Schranz and P. Huber

Europhys. Lett. 115, 46001; p1-p7 (2016)


On the behaviour of supercooled liquids and polymers in nano-confinement

V. Soprunyuk, M. Reinecker and W. Schranz

Phase Transitions 89, 695-707 (2016)

“Special Issue in honour of Bozena Hilczer: Physics of ferroelectrics, electrets and polymers”.



Mechanical properties of half-Heusler alloys

Andriy Grytsiv, Matthias Gürth, Ali Tavassoli, Christian Ebner, Alexander Wünschek, Stephan Puchegger, Viktor Soprunyuk,

Wilfried Schranz, Ernst Bauer, Herbert Müller, Michael Zehetbauer and Peter Rogl

Acta Materialia, Volume 107, 1 April 2016, Pages 178–195 (2016)





Tweed, Twins and Holes: a link between Mineralogy and Materials Science

W. Schranz

invited Highlights & Breakthroughs article to highlight the paper on "Tweed, Twins and Holes", by E.K.H. Salje,

American Mineralogist 100, 671 (2015)




Elastic response of (1 − x)Ba(Ti0.8 Zr0.2)O3x(Ba0.7Ca0.3)TiO3(x = 0:45 − 0:55) and the role of the intermediate orthorhombic phase in

enhancing the piezoelectric coupling

F. Cordero, F. Craciun, M. Dinescu, N. Scarisoreanu, C. Galassi, W. Schranz, V. Soprunyuk

Applied Phys. Lett.



DOI: 10.1063/1.4903807


Fully consistent finite strain Landau theory for high pressure phase transitions

A. Tröster, W. Schranz, F. Karsai and P. Blaha

Phys. Rev. X 4, 031010 (2014)

Highlighting the importance of the discovery by an explanatory Editoral

     Two glass transition behavior of polyurea networks: effect of the segmental molecular weight

M. Reinecker, V. Soprunyuk, M. Fally, A. Sánchez-Ferrer and W. Schranz

Soft Matter 10 (31), 5729-5738 (2014)

DOI: 10.1039/C4SM00979G


Nematic Susceptibility of Hole-Doped and Electron-Doped BaFe2As2 Iron-Based Superconductors from Shear Modulus Measurements

Böhmer, A E and Burger, P. and Hardy, F. and Wolf, T. and Schweiss, P. and Fromknecht, R. and Reinecker, M. and Schranz, W. and Meingast, C.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112  047001 (2014)



Nanoscale phase transformations in functional materials

T. Waitz, W. Schranz and A. Tröster

Book chapter in „Mesoscopic Phenomena in Multifunctional Materials“, Springer Verlag, Vol. 198, pp. 23-56. (2014)




New p- and n-type skutterudites with ZT>1 and practically identical thermal expansion and mechanical properties

G. Rogl, A. Grytsiv, E. Royanian, P. Heinrich, E. Bauer, P. Rogl, M. Zehetbauer, S. Puchegger, M. Reinecker and W. Schranz

Acta Materialia 61, 4066 (2013)



Statistical similarity between the compression of a porous material and earthquakes

Jordi Baró, Álvaro Corral, Xavier Illa, Antoni Planes, Ekhard K. H. Salje, Wilfried Schranz, Daniel E. Soto-Parra and Eduard Víves         

Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 088702, 1-5 (2013)

See also Viewpoint: Little Earthquakes in the Lab


Low temperature phase of the trigonal RbIn(MoO4)2 Crystal

W. Zapart, M.B. Zapart, W. Schranz and M. Reinecker

Phase Transitions 86, 123-130 (2013)



Quantification of pulmonary microcirculation by dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging: Comparison of four regularization methods

M. Salehi Ravesh, G. Brix, F. B. Laun, T. A. Kuder, M. Puderbach, J.Ley-Zaporozhan, S. Ley, A. Fieselmann, M. F. Herrmann, W. Schranz, W. Semmler, F. Risse

Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 69, Issue 1, pages 188–199, January 2013

DOI: 10.1002/mrm.24220


Influence of inorganic nanoparticles on the glass transitions of polyurea elastomers

Marius Reinecker, Armin Fuith, Viktor Soprunyuk, Antoni Sánchez-Ferrer, Ales Mrzel, Renato Torre and Wilfried Schranz, Phys. Status Solidi A 210, No. 11, 2320–2327 (2013)

DOI 10.1002/pssa.201329317 




Giant domain wall response of highly twinned ferroelastic materials

W. Schranz, H. Kabelka, A. Sarras and M. Burock

Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 141913 (2012) doi | PDF



Elastic and anelastic anomalies due to spin state transitions in orthorhombic perovskite from isoelectronic behaviour of Co3+and Fe2+

Zhiying Zhang, Johannes Koppensteiner, Wilfried Schranz and Michael A. Carpenter

American Mineralogist 97, 1714-1725 (2012) doi:10.2138/am.2012.4098


Variations in elastic and anelastic properties of Co3O4 due to magnetic and spin state transitions

Zhiying Zhang, Johannes Koppensteiner, Wilfried Schranz and Michael A. Carpenter

American Mineralogist 97, 399 (2012), doi


Superelastic softening of ferroelastic multidomain crystals

W. Schranz, H. Kabelka and A. Tröster

Special Issue on „Phase Transitions and Domains in Ferroelectrics and Multiferroics”, in honour of Prof. W. Kleemanns 70th Birthday Ferroelectrics 426, 242 (2012), doi



Elastic and anelastic anomalies associated with the antiferromagnetic ordering transition in wüstite, FexO

Zhiying Zhang,  Nathan Church, Sophie-Charlotte Lappe, Marius Reinecker,  Armin Fuith, Ian Jackson, Paul J. Saines, Richard J. Harrison, Wilfried Schranz and Michael A. Carpenter

J. Phys.: Condens. Matter  24, 215404 (2012) doi



Effect of HPT processing on the structure, thermoelectric and mechanical properties of Sr0.07Ba0.07Yb0.07Co4Sb12

Gerda Rogl, Zainul Aabdin, Erhard Schafler, Jelena Horky, Daria Setman, Michael Zehetbauer, Martin Kriegisch, Oliver Eibl, Adriy Grytsiv, Ernst Bauer, Marius Reinecker, Wilfried Schranz and Peter Rogl

J. Alloys and Compounds 537 183 (2012) doi


Acoustic attenuation due to transformation twins in CaCl2: analogue behaviour for stishovite

Zhiying Zhang, Wilfried Schranz and Michael A. Carpenter

Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 206-207, 43 (2012) doi



Antiferrodistortive phase transition in EuTiO3

V. Goian, S. Kamba, O. Pacherová, J. Drahokoupil, L. Palatinus, M. Dusek, F. Laufek, A. Fuith, W. Schranz, M. Kachlík, K. Maca, A. Shakoko, A. Weidenkaff and A.A. Belik

Phys. Rev. B 86 054112 (2012)






Dynamic-and thermo- mechanical analysis of inorganic nanotubes/elastomer composites 

Fuith, M. Reinecker, A. Sánchez-Ferrer, R.Mezzenga, A. Mrzel, M. Knite, I. Aulika, M. Dunce and W. Schranz

Sensors & Transducers 12 71 (2011)


Superelastic softening in perovskites

W. Schranz

Phys. Rev. B 83 094120 (2011)



Low amplitude, low frequency elastic measurements using Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA) spectroscopy

E.K. H. Salje and W. Schranz

Z. Kristallographie 226, 1 (2011)



Strain coupling mechanisms and elastic relaxations associated with spin state transitions in LaCoO3

Z. Zhang, J. Koppensteiner, W. Schranz, D. Prabhakaran and M.A. Carpenter

J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 23 145401(2011)



Failure Mechanism in porous materials under compression: crackling noise in mesoporous SiO2

E.K.H. Salje, D.E. Soto-Parra, A. Planes, E. Vives, M. Reinecker and W. Schranz

Phil. Mag.Lett. 91, 554 (2011)




Spatial Anisotropy of the Acoustooptical Efficiency in Lithium Niobate Crystals

A.S. Andrushchak, E.M. Chernyhivsky, Z.Yu.Gotra, M.V. Kaidan, A.V. Kityk, N.A. Andrushchak, T.A. Maksymuk, B.G. Mytsyk and W. Schranz

J. Appl. Phys. 108, 103118 (2010)



Propertiesof BaTiO3 confined in nanoporous Vycor and artificial opal silica

D. Nuzhnyy, P. Vanek, J. Petzelt, V. Bovtun, M.Kempa, I. Gregora, M. Savinov, R. Krupkova, V.Studnicka, J. Bursik, M.I. Samoilovich and W. Schranz

Processing and Application of Ceramics 4, 215 (2010).  


Themal expansion of thermoelectric type-I-clathrates

M. Falmbigl, G. Rogl, P. Rogl, M. Krigisch, H. Müller, E.Bauer, M. Reinecker and W. Schranz

J. Appl. Phys. 108, 043529 (2010)



Dynamic Mechanical Analysis of Confined Glass Forming Liquids

J. Koppensteiner and W. Schranz

Phase Transit. 83, 744 (2010) DOI

special issue in honour of V.K. Wadhawan, invited paper


Anelastic loss behaviour of mobile microstructures in SrZr1-xTixO3

Zhiying Zhang, Johannes Koppensteiner, Wilfried Schranz and Michael A. Carpenter

J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 22 295401(2010)



Revealing the pure confinement effect in glass-forming liquids by dynamic mechanical analysis

J. Koppensteiner, W. Schranz and M.A.Carpenter




Directional magnetoelectric effects in MnWO4: Magnetic sources of the electric polarization

P. Tolédano, B. Mettout, W. Schranz and G.Krexner

J. Phys.: Cond. Matt. 22 065901 (2010)




Thermal expansion of Skutterudites

G. Rogl, L. Zhang, P. Rogl, A. Grytsiv, M. Falmbigl, D.Rajs, M. Kriegisch, H. Müller, E. Bauer, J. Koppensteiner,

W. Schranz, M. Zehetbauer, Z. Henkie and M.B. Maple



Mechanical properties of filled antimonide skutterudites

L. Zhang, G. Rogl, A. Grytsiv, S. Puchegger, J.Koppensteiner, F. Spieckermann, H. Kabelka, M. Reinecker, P. Rogl, W. Schranz,M. Zehetbauer and M.A. Carpenter

Mater. Sci. Eng. B 170 26 (2010)



Massive Elastic Instability in Dry, Mesoporous Silica and its Relevance for Geological Applications

E.K.H Salje, J.Koppensteiner, W. Schranz and E.Fritsch

Mineral Magazine 74, 341 (2010)


Microstructure dynamics in orthorhombic perovskites

Zhiying Zhang, Johannes Koppensteiner, Wilfried Schranz, Jonathan B. Betts, Albert Migliori and Michael A. Carpenter

Phys. Rev. B 82 014113 (2010)





Jerky elasticity: Avalanches and the martensitic transition in Cu74.08Al23.13Be2.79 shape-memory alloy

E.K.H. Salje, J. Koppensteiner,  M. Reinecker, W. Schranz  and A. Planes

Appl.Phys. Lett. 95 231908 (2009)




Dynamic elastic response of KMn1-xCaxF3: Elastic softening and domain freezing

W. Schranz, P. Sondergeld, A.V. Kityk and E.K.H. Salje



Induced ferroelectric phases in TbMn2O5

P. Tolédano, W. Schranz and G. Krexner




Spatial anisotropy of linear electro-optic effect in crystal materials: I.Experimental determination of electro-optic tensor by means of interferometric technique

A.S. Andrushchak, B.G. Mytsyk, N.M. Demyanyshyn,M.V. Kaidan, O.V. Yurkevich, I.M. Solskii, A.V. Kityk and W. Schranz

Optics & Lasers in Engineering 47, 31 (2009)



Spatial anisotropy of linear electro-optic effect in crystal materials: II. Indicative surfaces as efficient tool for electro-optic coupling optimization in LiNbO3

A.S. Andrushchak, B.G. Mytsyk, N.M. Demyanyshyn,M.V. Kaidan, O.V. Yurkevich, S.S. Dumych, A.V. Kityk and W. Schranz

Optics & Lasers in Engineering, 47, 24 (2009)



Piezooptical coefficients of MgO doped LiNbO3 crystals

B.G. Mytsyk, A.S. Andrushchak, N.M. Demyanyshyn, Y.P. Kost, A.V.Kityk, P. Mandracci and W. Schranz

Applied Optics, 48, 1904 (2009)



The nonlinear anomalous lattice elasticity associated with the high-pressure phasetransition in spodumene: A high precission static compression study

A.Ullrich, W. Schranz and R. Miletich

Physics andChemistry of Minerals 36 545 (2009)







Confinement effects on glass forming liquids probed by dynamic mechanical analysis

J. Koppensteiner, W. Schranz and M.R. Puica




Automated interferometric technique for express analysis of the refractive indices

in isotropic and anisotropic optical materials

A.S. Andrushchak, B.V. Tybinka, I.P. Ostrovskij, W. Schranz and A.V. Kityk

Optics and Lasers in Engineering 46, 162 (2008)


Domain wall dynamics in ferroelastic crystals

W. Schranz and A.V. Kityk

Invited paper for the special issue of FERROELECTRICS

“Half century of Czech activity in ferroelectricity and phase transitions: tribute to the work of Jan Fousek and Vaclav Janovec”, Ferroelectrics375, 1-9 (2008)






Critical behaviour of thethermal properties of KMnF3

Salazar, M. Massot, A.Oleaga, A. Pawlak and W. Schranz

Phys.Rev. B 75, 224428 (2007)




The Indicative Surfaces of the Photoelastic Effect in Cs2HgCl4 Biaxial Crystals

M.V. Kaidan, B.V. Tybinka, A.V.Zadorozhna, A.S. Andrushchak, W. Schranz, B. Sahraoui, A.V. Kityk

OpticalMaterials 29, 475-480 (2007)


Finite strain Landau theory of high pressure phase transformations

W. Schranz, A. Tröster, J. Koppensteiner and R. Miletich

invited paper in honour of E.K.H. Salje´s 60th birthday



Landau theory at extreme pressures

A.Tröster and W. Schranz

Invited paper in honour of V.Ginzburgs 90th birthday,

FERROELECTRICS 354, 208 (2007).



Heterogeneous relaxation dynamics of nano-confined salol probed by DMA

W. Schranz, M.R. Puica, J.Koppensteiner, H. Kabelka and A.V. Kityk

Europhys.Lett. 79, 36003 (2007)






Efficient parametrization of high-pressure elasticity

J. Koppensteiner,  A. Tröster and W. Schranz

Phys.Rev. B74, 014111 (2006)


On Static Dielectric Response of Microcomposites of the Type: Ferroelastics – Dielectrics

O. Hudak and W. Schranz



Mechanical and dielectric response of microcomposites of the type: ferroelastic - dielectric

O. Hudak and W. Schranz





Free energies of the  f4-model from Wang-Landau simulations

Tröster, C. Dellago and W. Schranz

Phys.Rev. B72 094103 (2005)


Dynamic acoustic anomaliesin KSCN near the improper ferroelastic phase transitions

W. Schranz, A. Fuith, A. Tröster and J.Kroupa

Ferroelectrics 314 189-199, 2005 Abstract


Crossover from classical to 3d-Ising critical behaviour near the antiferrodistortive phase transition of lawsonite

W. Schranz, A. Tröster, M. Gardon, G. Krexner, M. Prem, M.A. Carpenter, P.Sondergeld and T. Armbruster

Zeitschrift für Kristallographie 220 704, 2005  “special Issue of Phase Transitions”(invited paper)


Ordering and elasticity associated with the low-temperature phase transitions in lawsonite

P.Sondergeld, W. Schranz, A. Tröster, T. Armbruster, G. Giester, A. Kityk  and M.A. Carpenter

American Mineralogist 90 448 (2005).


Two-fold interferometric measurements of photoelastic constants: Application to b-BaB2O4crystals

A.S. Andrushchak, Ya.V.Bobitski, M.V. Kaidan, B.G. Mytsyk, A.V. Kityk and W. Schranz

Optics& Laser Technology 37, 319, 2005.





Elastic, piezooptic and acoustooptic properties of borate crystals (BaB2O4, Li2B4O7and CsLiB6O10)

Martynyuk-Lototska I, Mys O, Krupych O, Adamiv V, Burak Y, Vlokh R,  Schranz W

Integrated Ferroelectrics 63, 611-615,  2004.


Spatial anisotropy of photoelastic and acoustooptic properties in b-BaB2O4crystals

A.S.Andrushchak, Y.V. Bobitski, M.V. Kaidan, B.V. Tybinka, A. V. Kityk, W.   Schranz

Optical Materials 27, 619 (2004)




Acoustic spectroscopy near Phase Transitions

W. Schranz



Ultralow-frequency elastic response in KMn1-xCaxF3

W. Schranz, A. Tröster, A.V.Kityk, P. Sondergeld and E.K.H. Salje

Europhys. Letters 62 512 (2003)


Symmetry non-breaking phase transition and critical point in hexagonal mixed crystal C70(1-x)C60x

P. Zielinski and W. Schranz

Proceedings of the 7th International School on Theoretical Physics“Symmetry and Structural Properties of Condensed Matter”, Ed. Lulek, et al. World Scientific p. 162 (2003).




A. Tröster, W. Schranz and R. Miletich

How to Couple Landau Theory to an Equation of State

Phys. Rev. Lett. 88 055503 (2002)


A General Theory of Heat Diffusion Dynamics

A.Tröster and W. Schranz

Phys. Rev. B 66 184110 (2002)




Isomorphous phase transition and orientational freezing in hexagonal mixed crystal

C70(1-x)C60x: A pseudospin model

P. Zielinski, W. Schranz, D. Havlik and A.V. Kityk

Eur.Phys. J. B24 155 (2001)

Microscopic mechanical properties of technologically important materials studied by theory and experiment

Z. Lodziana,A. Tröster, W. Schranz, K. Parlinski, A. Fuith, G. Krexner and  A.V. Kityk

Proceedings from the Review Seminar „Physics and Materials Science“, Ed. M.A. Herman, 76(2001)


M. Fally, A. Fuith, W. Schranz and V. Müller
Comment on "Origin of low-frequency dielectric dispersion in KH2PO4 and RbH2PO4 ferroelectric crystals".

Phys.Rev.B64 (2001)


P. Sondergeld, W. Schranz, A.Tröster, H. Kabelka, H. Meyer, M.A. Carpenter, Z. Lodziana and A.V.Kityk

Dielectric relaxation and order parameter dynamics in lawsonite

Phys.Rev. B64 24105 (2001)




A.V. Kityk, W. Schranz, P.Sondergeld, D. Havlik, E.K.H. Salje and J.F. Scott
Nonlinear elastic behaviour of SrTiO3 crystals in the quantum paraelectric regime
Europhysics Letters 50, 41-47 (2000)

P. Sondergeld, W. Schranz, A. Tröster, M.A. Carpenter,E. Libowitzky and A.V. Kityk
Optical, elastic and dielectric studies of the phase transitons in Lawsonite
Phys. Rev. B 62, 6143 (2000)


A.V. Kityk, W. Schranz, P.Sondergeld, D. Havlik, E.K.H. Salje and J.F. Scott
Low frequency superelasticity and nonlinear elastic behaviour of SrTiO3 crystals
Phys. Rev. B 61, 946 (2000)


P. Sondergeld, W. Schranz, A.V.Kityk, M.A. Carpenter and E. Libowitzky
Ordering behaviour of the mineral lawsonite


H.W. Meyer, M.A. Carpenter, A.Graeme-Barber, P. Sondergeld and W. Schranz
Local and macroscopic order parameter variations associated with low temperature phase transitions in lawsonite, CaAl2Si2O7(OH)2.H2O.
Eur. J. Mineral. 12 1139 (2000) 


A. Tröster, W. Schranz, G.Krexner, A.V. Kityk and Z. Lodziana
Suppression of the order parameter correlation length by inhomogeneous strains.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 85 2765 (2000)



Z. Lodziana, K. Parlinski and W. Schranz
Ab initio calculations of the energy barriers in potassium thiocyanate.
Phys. Rev. B 62 3083 (2000)


O.S. Kushnir, L.O. Lokot, A.V.Kityk and W. Schranz
On the Symmetry Properties of Dielectric Tensor in Incommensurately Modulated Insulators
Ferroelectrics 240 133 (2000)



M. Haluska, D. Havlik, G.Kirlinger and W. Schranz
Acoustic phonon dispersion in single-crystal C60
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 11 1009 (1999)


W. Schranz, P. Sondergeld, A.V. Kityk and E.K.H. Salje
Elastic Properties of SrTiO3 crystals at ultralow frequencies
PHASE TRANSITIONS 69 61 (1999). 


Z. Lodziana, W. Schranz and A. Fuith
Monte Carlo simulations of the pseudospin model of RbSCN
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 11 2449 (1999)


Z. Lodziana, W. Schranz and K. Parlinski
Computational investigations of inhomogeneous elastic effects near phase transitions
PHASE TRANSITIONS 69, 147 (1999) 


M. Polomska, W. Schranz and J. Wolak
Pretransitional effect below the ferroelectric-paraelectric phase transitionin
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 11, 4275 (1999)


W. Schranz and D. Havlik
Acoustic Dispersion near structural phase transitions
PHASE TRANSITIONS 68, 557 (1999) 


R. Blinc, T. Apih, J. Seliger, A. Fuith, W. Schranz and H. Warhanek

Dynamic Symmetry Breaking in KSCN: A 39K and 14N NMR Study

PHASE TRANSITIONS 67, 617 (1999)


D. Havlik and W. Schranz
Fullerene glasses
PHASE TRANSITIONS 67, 779 (1999)




W. Schranz, M. Fally and D. Havlik
Non-exponential relaxation in macroscopic susceptibilities.
PHASE TRANSITIONS 65, 27 (1998) 

D. Havlik, M. Steinmetz, P. Huber, W. Schranz, M.Enderle and K. Knorr
Phase Diagram of the C60/C70 system
Proceedings of IWEPNM 98, American Institute of physics, ed. by H. Kuzmany etal., page 237 (1998). 

O. Blaschko, W. Schranz, M. Fally, G. Krexner and Z.Lodziana
Strain stabilized precursor clusters in Potassium Thiocyanate
Phys. Rev. B 58 8362 (1998)

D. Havlik, W.Schranz, M. Haluska, J. Winter and H. Kuzmany
(C60/C70) alloys - a model system for theorientational glass?
Molecular Nanostructures p. 163(1998), Proceedings of IWEPNM 97, World Scientific, Singapore




M. Zimmermann and W. Schranz
Calculation of the Order-Parameter and the elastic Compliance of Ferroelastic (NH4)4LiH3(SO4)4 (ALHS)
Proceedings of ISFD-4, Ferroelectrics 190, 65 (1997). 

M. Zimmermann and W. Schranz
Low Frequency Elastic Behaviour of (NH4)4LiH3(SO4)4(ALHS): Ferroelastic Domain Freezing and static stress dependence
Proceedings of ISFD-4, Ferroelectrics 190, 99 (1997). 

M. Fally, W. Schranz, A. Fuith, H. Warhanek, P.Kubinec and C. Filipic
Dielectric Dispersions in Ferroelectric KD2AsO4
Proceedings of ISFD-4, Ferroelectrics 190, 43 (1997). 

D. Havlik, W. Schranz, H. Warhanek, P. Zielinski, M.More and G. Odou
Low frequency elastic behaviour of the ferroelastic phase transition of Benzil
Proceedings of ISFD-4, Ferroelectrics 190, 95 (1997). 

R. Blinc, T. Apih, A. Friedelj, J. Dolinsek, J.Seliger, A. Fuith, W. Schranz, H. Warhanek and D.C. Ailion
14N NMR investigation of KSCN
Europhysics Letters 39, 627 (1997). 

P. Dolinar and W. Schranz
Dynamic Hardening of C60: A Heat-Diffusion Central Peak Model
Phys. Rev. B 56, 8566 (1997)

D. Havlik, W. Schranz, M. Haluska, H. Kuzmany and P.Rogel.
Thermal expansivity measurements of (C60/C70)-mixed crystals.
SolidState Communications 104, 775(1997). 

W. Schranz
Dynamic Mechanical Analysis - a powerful tool for the study of PhaseTransitions
PHASE TRANSITIONS 64, 103 (1997) 

W. Schranz, D. Havlik, M. Fally and A.V. Kityk
Heat-Diffusion Central Peak in Homogeneous and Inhomogeneous Fields.
Ferroelectrics 194, 161 (1997). 




D. Havlik, W. Schranz, M.Hulman and H. Kuzmany
Thermal Hysteresis in the DC Resistivity of C60 and C70 thin films
Proceedings of IWEPNM 96, WorldScientific, Singapore p.72 (1996). 

P. Dolinar and W. Schranz
Double Anomaly in Elastic Response of Solid C60.
Proceedings of IWEPNM 96, World Scientific,Singapore p.37(1996). 

P. Dolinar, W. Schranz, M. Haluska and H. Kuzmany.
Macroscopic Elastic Studies of Orientational Ordering in Single-Crystal Fullerites.
Fullerene Science and Technology, 4 (2), 201 (1996). 

A.V. Kityk, V.P. Sopronyuk, A. Fuith, W. Schranz, H.Kabelka and H. Warhanek
Low Frequency Elastic Properties of Incommensurate Ferroelastics - (N(CH3)4)2CuCl4 near the Phase Transitions
Phys. Rev. B 53, 6337 (1996)

A.V. Kityk, V.P. Sopronyuk, A. Fuith, W. Schranz and H. Warhanek
Unusual Low Frequency Elastic Anomalies in the Region of Phase Transitionsinto upper Incommensurate Phase of (NH3C3H7)2MnCl4
Phys. Rev. B 53, 8323 (1996)

A.V. Kityk, W. Schranz, A. Fuith, D. Havlik, V.P.Sopronyuk and H. Warhanek
Acoustic Dispersion of (NH3C2H5)2MnCl4 near the Structural Phase Transition at 226 K.
Phys. Rev. B 53, 3055 (1996).

W. Schranz, D. Havlik, P. Dolinar and M. Fally
Ultraslow Dynamics near Structural Phase Transitions.
Ferroelectrics 183, 115 (1996). 

M. Fally, W. Schranz and D. Havlik
Heat-Diffusion Central Peak in the dielectric susceptibility ofFerroelectric Materials.
Phys. Rev. B 53, 14769 (1996).

Musevic, M. Skarabot, R. Blinc, W. Schranz and P.Dolinar
Birefringence in the smectic and hexatic chiral phases of CE-8
Liquid Crystals 20, 771 (1996). 

M. Zimmermann and W. Schranz
Ferroelastic Domain Freezing and Low Frequency Elastic Behaviour of (NH4)4LiH3(SO4)4 (ALHS).
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 8, 7085(1996). 




M. Fally, P. Kubinec, A. Fuith, W.Schranz, C. Filipic and H. Warhanek
Study of the dielectric behaviour of KH2AsO4 and KD2AsO4 in the ferroelectric phase.
Ferroelectrics 172, 157 (1995). 

R. Blinc, J. Dolinsek, T. Apih, W. Schranz, A. Fuith and H. Warhanek
2D 39K NMR Study of the Phase Transition in KSCN
SolidState Communications 93, 609 (1995)

R. Blinc, T. Apih, J. Dolinsek, A. Fuith, W. Schranz and H. Warhanek
87Rb NMR of RbSCN
Phys. Rev. B 52, 833 (1995)

M. Zimmermann, W. Schranz, H. Warhanek, T. Apih, G.Lahajnar, R. Blinc and A. Pawlowski
ND4 Deuteron NMR Study of (ND4)4LiD3(SO4)4
SolidState Commun. 95, 749 (1995)

P. Dolinar, W. Schranz, H. Warhanek, M. Haluska, H.Kuzmany, N. Kino and M. Ozawa.
Ordering Transition and Elastic Response in Single-Crystal C60.
Proceedings of the IWEPNM 95(Kirchberg, Tirol), ed.
H. Kuzmany, et al. World Scientific Singapore p.35 (1995). 

W. Schranz, D. Havlik and M. Fally
Central Peak Anomalies in macroscopic and in scattering experiments due to Entropy Fluctuations.
Modern Physics Letters B 9 (28 + 29), 1817 (1995).

W. Schranz
Domains and interfaces near ferroic phase transitions
invited paper, in "DiffusionlessPhase Transitions in Oxides", ed. C. Boulesteix. Key engineering materialsVol. 101 - 102 (1995), Trans Tech Publications Switzerland-Germany-UK-USA  



Rychetsky and W. Schranz
Ferroelastic domain walls in Hg2Br2 and KSCN.
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 6, 11159 (1994). 

P. Dolinar, W. Schranz, A. Fuith, H.Warhanek, C. Meingast, F. Gugenberger, G. Roth, M. Haluska and H. Kuzmany.
Structural Phase Transitions inSingle-Crystal C70.
Proceedings of the IWEP 94 (Kirchberg). "Progress in FullereneResearch" Ed. H. Kuzmany, J. Fink, M. Mehring, Siegmar Roth. WorldScientific (Singapore),p. 201 (1994). 

R. Blinc, G. Lahajnar, J. Seliger, I. Zupancic, M.Zimmermann, A. Fuith, W. Schranz and H. Warhanek
NMR Study of Proton Self-Diffusion in (NH4)LiH3(SeO4)4  and (NH4)LiH3(SO4)4
Solid State Communications 92, 765 (1994)

P. Kubinec, E. Birks, W. Schranz and A. Fuith
Ultrasonic study of the normal-incommensurate-commensurate phase transitionin [N(CH3)4]2MnCl4
Phys. Rev. B 49 6515 (1994)

Fuith, W. Schranz, H. Warhanek and Z. Zikmund
Growth and mechanical twinning in tetragonal crystal of KSCN family treatedas domain structure: Experimental results and theoretical analysis
PHASE TRANSITIONS 51, 67 (1994). 

O. Blaschko, W. Schwarz, W. Schranz and A. Fuith
Domain formation in the order-disorder phase transition of RbSCN
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 6 3469 (1994). 

Drevensek, M. Zgonik, M. Copic, R. Blinc, A. Fuith, W.Schranz, M. Fally and H. Warhanek
Light scattering from growth bands near the structural phase transition in KH2PO4
Phys. Rev. B 49 3082 (1994)

P. Dolinar, W. Schranz, A. Fuith, H. Warhanek, M.Haluska and H. Kuzmany
Phase Transitions in solid C70 studied by Dynamical Mechanical Analysis.
Solid State Communications 90, 659 (1994)

W. Schranz
Static and dynamic properties of the order-disorder phase transition in KSCN and related crystals

M. Zimmermann and W. Schranz
Dielectric and Elastic Properties of (NH4)4LiH4(SO4)4(ALHS)
acta physica slovaca 44, 429 (1994). 

W. Schranz and D. Havlik
Heat-Diffusion central peak in the elastic susceptibility of KSCN
Phys. Rev. Lett. 73, 2575 (1994)




P. Zielinski, A. Fuith, W. Schranz,I. Rychetsky and H. Warhanek
Strain anomaly and orientational disorder in the tetragonal phase of KHF2.Phenomenological theory and microscopic model
Phys. Rev.B 47, 8453 (1993)

Rychetsky and W. Schranz
Antiphase boundaries in Hg2Br2 and KSCN.
J. Phys.: Condensed Matter 5 1455 (1993). 

W. Schranz and I. Rychetsky
Domains and domain wall interactions near the improper ferroelastic phase transition of KSCN.
J. Phys.: Condensed Matter 5 3871 (1993). 

W. Schranz, I. Rychetsky and H. Warhanek
Domains and domain walls in order-disorder ferroelastics
Ferroelectrics 141 61 (1993).

Rychetsky and W. Schranz
The structure of Antiphase boundary and its orientation in improper ferroelastics
Ferroelectrics 141 55 (1993). 


W. Schranz
Acoustic methods for phase transitions investigations 

Acta Physica Slovaca 43 183 (1993). 

P. Kubinec, W. Schranz and A. Fuith
The acoustic dispersion near the incommensurate phase transition in [N(CH3)4]2MnCl4
Acta Physica Slovaca 43 177 (1993). 

M. Zimmermann and W. Schranz
A "hybrid" apparatus for authomatic birefringence measurements
Measurement Science and Technology 4 186 (1993). 

W. Schranz, A. Fuith, P. Dolinar, H. Warhanek, M.Haluska and H. Kuzmany
Low Frequency Elastic Properties of the Structural- and Freezing Transitionin Single- Crystal C60
Phys. Rev. Lett. 71 1561 (1993)

W. Schranz, A. Fuith, P. Dolinar, H. Warhanek, M.Haluska and H. Kuzmany
Low frequency elastic response in single-crystal C60
Springer Series of Solid StateSciences 117 177 (1993). 

M. Knite, W. Schranz, A. Fuithand H. Warhanek
Optical properties of the ferroelastic phase transition in (NH4)4LiH3(SO4)4
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 5 9099 (1993).




J. Kroupa, W. Schranz, A. Fuith, H.Warhanek and P. Saint- Gregoire
Study of the linear birefringence and domain structure in [N(CH3)4]2CoCl4 and [N(CD3)4]2ZnCl4
Ferroelectrics 125 165 (1992). 

W. Schranz, A. Fuith, H. Warhanek, R. Blinc, J.Seliger, T. Apih and J. Dolinsek
Microscopic Model for the structural phase transitions in NH4SCN and KSCN
Ferroelectrics 125 257 (1992). 

Rychetsky, W. Schranz and P. Zielinski
Domain walls of finite thickness in improper ferroelastics
Ferroelectrics 126 383 (1992). 

P. Kubinec, W. Schranz and H. Kabelka
Acoustic anomalies in NH4LiSO4 near the uniaxialferroelectric phase transition at Tc=460 K
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 4 7009 (1992)

W. Schranz, A. Fuith and H. Warhanek
Elastic behaviour of KSCN measured at very low (2Hz) and Ultrasonic frequencies
Proceedings of the 20th Spring Conference on Ferroelectricity, in Guentersberge1992, p. 73. 

P. Kubinec, W. Schranz and H.Kabelka
Remark on acoustic and dielectric properties in NH4LiSO4 near Tc=460K.
Proceedings of the 20th Spring Conference on Ferroelectricity, in Guentersberge1992, p. 70




W. Schranz, P. Dolinar, A. Fuith and H. Warhanek
Optical studies of the ferroelastic phase transitions in Rb3H(SeO4)2,(NH4)3H(SO4)2 and (NH4)3H(SeO4)2
PHASE TRANSITIONS 34 189 (1991). 

R. Blinc, J. Seliger, T. Apih, J. Dolinsek, I.Zupancic, O. Plyushch, A. Fuith, W. Schranz, H. Warhanek, B. Topic and U.Haeberlen
39K NMR study of the antiferroelectric phase transition inpotassium thiocyanate
Phys. Rev. B 43 569 (1991)

J. Kroupa, W. Schranz, A. Fuith, H. Warhanek and P.St.- Gregoire
Optical study of the phase transitions in [N(CD3)4]2ZnCl4and [N(CH3)4]2CoCl4
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 3 5975 (1991)

O. Blaschko, W. Schwarz, W. Schranz and A. Fuith
Order-disorder phase transition in potassium thiocyanate
Phys. Rev. B 44 9159 (1991).

O. Blaschko, W. Schwarz, W.Schranz and A. Fuith
The Order-Disorder Phase Transition in KSCN
Ferroelectrics 124 139 (1991).



A. Fuith, H. Kabelka, W. Schranz, H. Warhanek, R.Blinc, J. Kroupa and V. Janovec
KSCN and its phase transition at 415 K
Ferroelectrics 109 1987 (1990). 

Fuith, W. Schranz, H. Warhanek, J. Kroupa and V.Lhotska
Optical investigations in [N(CH3)4]2MnCl4
PHASE TRANSITIONS 27 15 (1990). 

R. Blinc, J. Seliger, V. Zagar,T. Apih, J. Dolinsek, H. Warhanek, A. Fuith and W. Schranz
14N nuclear-quadrupole-resonance study of the structural phasetransitions in NH4SCN
Phys. Rev. B 42 8125 (1990)




K. Parlinski, W.Schranz and H. Kabelka
Phenomenological theory of incommensurate phases in biphenyl.
Phys. Rev. B 39 488 (1989)

W. Schranz, H. Warhanek and P. Zielinski
Group-theoretical description of the 413K phase transition in KSCN
J.Phys.: Condensed Matter 1 1141 (1989)

V. Janovec, W. Schranz, H. Warhanek and Z. Zikmund
Symmetry analysis of domain structure in KSCN crystals
Ferroelectrics 98 483 (1989). 

W. Schranz, H. Warhanek, R.Blinc and B. Zeks
Pseudospin model for KSCN
Phys. Rev. B 40 7141 (1989).




W. Schranz, T. Streuselberger, A. Fuith, H. Warhanek and W. Goetzinger
On the Domain Structure of KSCN.
Ferroelectrics 88 139 (1988). 





W. Schranz, K. Parlinski, H. Warhanekand K. Zabinska
Elastic constant behaviour of NH4LiSO4 above 460K.
J. Physics C: Solid State Phys. 20 5045 (1987). 


W. Schranz, A. Fuith, H.Kabelka and H. Warhanek

On the discrepancy of C66 measured by Brillouin scattering and by Ultrasonic technique in NH4LiSO4.
Ferroelectrics Letters 7 37 (1987). 




R. Wyslouzil, W.T. Schranz,A.H. Fuith and H. Warhanek

The Elastic Stiffness Constants of b-NH4LiSO4 around its Phase Transition at 460K .
Zeitschrift f.Physik B 64 473 (1986). 


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