Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization -- Department for Nonlinear Dynamics and Network Dynamics Group
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Dr. Benjamin Schäfer

Group: Network Dynamics
Projects: Dynamics of Modern Power Grids
Phone: +49-(0)551-5176-549
Email: send email
Interests: Electricity Networks
Data analysis
Stochastic Systems
Cascading failures

Selected Articles:
B. Schäfer, C. Beck, K. Aihara, D. Witthaut, and M. Timme (2018).
Non-Gaussian power grid frequency fluctuations characterized by L\'evy-stable laws and superstatistics
Nature Energy 3(2):119-126. download file
B. Schäfer, D. Witthaut, M. Timme, and V. Latora (2018).
Dynamically induced cascading failures in power grids
Nature Communications 9(1):1975. download file
B. Schäfer, M. Matthiae, M. Timme, and D. Witthaut (2015).
Decentral Smart Grid Control
New J. Phys. 17(1):015002. download file download file

Publications (chronological - click here to see all publications)