Tom Masselter
Tom Masselter
Plant Biomechanics Group Freiburg, University of Freiburg
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Flectofin: a hingeless flapping mechanism inspired by nature
J Lienhard, S Schleicher, S Poppinga, T Masselter, M Milwich, T Speck, ...
Bioinspiration & biomimetics 6 (4), 045001, 2011
Ultra-fast underwater suction traps
O Vincent, C Weißkopf, S Poppinga, T Masselter, T Speck, M Joyeux, ...
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 278 (1720), 2909-2914, 2011
Protein partners of KCTD proteins provide insights about their functional roles in cell differentiation and vertebrate development
M Skoblov, A Marakhonov, E Marakasova, A Guskova, V Chandhoke, ...
Bioessays 35 (7), 586-596, 2013
Fastest predators in the plant kingdom: functional morphology and biomechanics of suction traps found in the largest genus of carnivorous plants
S Poppinga, C Weisskopf, AS Westermeier, T Masselter, T Speck
AoB Plants 8, 2016
Faster than their prey: new insights into the rapid movements of active carnivorous plants traps
S Poppinga, T Masselter, T Speck
BioEssays 35 (7), 649-657, 2013
Catapulting tentacles in a sticky carnivorous plant
S Poppinga, SRH Hartmeyer, R Seidel, T Masselter, I Hartmeyer, T Speck
PLoS One 7 (9), e45735, 2012
Principles of Branching Morphology and Anatomy in Arborescent Monocotyledons and Columnar Cacti as Concept Generators for Branched Fiber‐Reinforced Composites
H Schwager, T Haushahn, C Neinhuis, T Speck, T Masselter
Advanced Engineering Materials 12 (12), B695-B698, 2010
Plants as concept generators for biomimetic light-weight structures with variable stiffness and self-repair mechanisms
T Speck, T Masselter, B Prüm, O Speck, R Luchsinger, S Fink
Journal of Bionic Engineering 1 (4), 199-205, 1900
Adaptive façade shading systems inspired by natural elastic kinematics
S Schleicher, J Lienhard, S Poppinga, T Masselter, T Speck, J Knippers
Proceedings of the International Conference on Adaptive Architecture, 2011
Functional morphology and biomechanics of branch–stem junctions in columnar cacti
H Schwager, T Masselter, T Speck, C Neinhuis
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 280 (1772), 20132244, 2013
Biomechanical Reconstruction of the Carboniferous Seed Fern Lyginopteris oldhamia: Implications for Growth Form Reconstruction and Habit
T Masselter, NP Rowe, T Speck
International Journal of Plant Sciences 168 (8), 1177-1189, 2007
Hygroscopic motions of fossil conifer cones
S Poppinga, N Nestle, A Šandor, B Reible, T Masselter, B Bruchmann, ...
Scientific reports 7 (1), 1-4, 2017
Abstraction of plant movements for deployable structures in architecture
J Lienhard, S Poppinga, S Schleicher, T Masselter, T Speck, J Knippers
Proc. of the 6th Plant Biomechanics Conf, 389-297, 2009
Quantitative and qualitative changes in primary and secondary stem organization of Aristolochia macrophylla during ontogeny: functional growth analysis and …
T Masselter, T Speck
Journal of Experimental Botany 59 (11), 2955-2967, 2008
Branching morphology of decapitated arborescent monocotyledons with secondary growth
T Haushahn, T Speck, T Masselter
American journal of botany 101 (5), 754-763, 2014
Functional morphology, biomechanics and biomimetic potential of stem–branch connections in Dracaena reflexa and Freycinetia insignis
T Masselter, S Eckert, T Speck
Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 2 (1), 173-185, 2011
A review of selected pumping systems in nature and engineering—potential biomimetic concepts for improving displacement pumps and pulsation damping
D Bach, F Schmich, T Masselter, T Speck
Bioinspiration & biomimetics 10 (5), 051001, 2015
Trap diversity and evolution in the family Droseraceae
S Poppinga, SRH Hartmeyer, T Masselter, I Hartmeyer, T Speck
Plant signaling & behavior 8 (7), e24685, 2013
Biomimetic fiber-reinforced compound materials
T Masselter, T Speck
Advances in biomimetics, 185-210, 2011
Biomimetic products
T Masselter, W Barthlott, G Bauer, J Bertling, F Cichy, P Ditsche-Kuru, ...
Biomimetics–Nature Based Innovation, 377-429, 2011
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