PhD thesis [Available in pdf]

Title: Phenomenology of active particles with finite and discrete internal states: an individual and collective study.
Defense date: November 5th 2018.
Thesis advisor: Fernando Peruani.


Preprints & Peer-reviewed Publications [Google Scholar]

  • [8] David Bierbach*, Luis Gómez-Nava*, Fritz A. Francisco, Juliane Lukas, Lea Musiolek, Verena V. Hafner, Tim Landgraf, Pawel Romanczuk, Jens Krause, Fish learn swimming path of open-loop robot and anticipate its future directions, under review.
    * equally contributed

  • [7] Luis Gómez-Nava, Robert T. Lange, Pascal P. Klamser, Juliane Lukas, David Bierbach, Jens Krause, Henning Sprekeler, Pawel Romanczuk, Information spread enhanced by criticality in groups of fish, under review.

  • [6] Luis Gómez-Nava, Richard Bon, Fernando Peruani. Democratic leadership controls intermittent collective motion and file formation, accepted with minor revisions, pdf available here.

  • [5] Pascal P. Klamser, Luis Gómez-Nava, Tim Landgraf, Jolle W. Jolles, David Bierbach, Pawel Romanczuk. Impact of variable speed on collective movement of animal groups, Frontiers in Physics Vol. 9, 2021.
    arXiv: <arXiv:106.00959>.

  • [4] Luis Gómez-Nava, Thierry Goudon, Fernando Peruani, Kinetic and macroscopic models for active particles exploring complex environments with an internal navigation control system, Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences Vol. 31, No. 08, 2021.
    arXiv: <arXiv:2109.01007>.

  • [3] Luis Gómez-Nava, Robert Großmann, Marius Hintsche, Carsten Beta, Fernando Peruani, A novel approach to chemotaxis: active particles guided by internal clocks, Europhysics Letters 130 (6), 68002, 2020.
    arXiv: <arXiv:2006.06408>.

  • [2] Luis Gómez-Nava, Robert Großmann, Fernando Peruani, Markovian robots: minimal navigation strategies for active particles, Physical Review E (97), 042604, 2018.
    arXiv: <arXiv:1803.08131>.

  • [1] Francisco J. Sevilla, Luis Gómez-Nava, Theory of diffusion of active particles that move at constant speed in two dimensions, Physical Review E (90), 022130, 2014.
    arXiv: <arXiv:1405.0520>.