Elemans CPH, Düring DN, Herbst CT, Rasmussen JH, Zollinger ZA, Brumm H, Srivastava K, Svane N, Ding M, Larsen ON, Sober SJ, Švec JG (2015) Universal mechanisms of sound production and control in birds and mammals. Nature Communications 6:8978. [webpage] [pdf]

Srivastava H, Elemans CPH, Sober SJ (2015) Multifunctional and context-dependent control of vocal acoustics by individual muscles. Journal of Neuroscience 35: 14183–14194. [pdf] 

Elemans CPH (2014) The singer and the song: The neuromechanics of avian sound production. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 28: 172-178. [pdf] 

Elemans CPH, Mensinger A, Rome LC (2014) Vocal production complexity correlates with neural instructions in the oyster toadfish (Opsanus tau). Journal of Experimental Biology 217: 1887-1893. doi:10.1242/jeb.097444. [pdf] 

Düring DN, Ziegler A, Thompson CK, Ziegler A, Faber C, Müller J, Scharff C, Elemans CPH (2013) The songbird syrinx morphome: a three-dimensional, high-resolution, interactive morphological map of the zebra finch vocal organ. BMC Biology 11: 1. doi:10.1186/1741-7007-11-1 [pdf] (15 Mb)

bat flying

Ratcliffe JM, Elemans CPH, Jakobson L, Surlykke AM (2013) How the bat got its buzz. Biology Letters 9: 20121031. [pdf] 

Elemans CPH, Mead AF, Jakobson L, Ratcliffe JM (2011) Superfast muscles set maximum call rate in echolocating bats. Science 333: 1885-1888. [pdf]

[Nominated for Best Danish research paper 2011 by the Royal Danish Academy of Science. Ended in top 10]

Pearce J, Elemans CPH, Feener D (2011) Walking the line: search pattern, biomechanics and foraging success in ant species. Behavioural Ecology 22: 501-509. [pdf]

Elemans CPH, Laje R, Mindlin GB, Goller F (2010) Smooth operator: Avoidance of subharmonic bifurcations through mechanical mechanisms simplifies song motor control in adult zebra finches. Journal of Neuroscience 30: 13246 –13253. [pdf] [Supporting Online Material]

Elemans CPH, Muller M, Larsen ON, van Leeuwen JL (2009) Vibration and sound in a mechanical model of the avian syrinx. Journal of Experimental Biology 212: 1212-1224. [pdf]

Elemans CPH, Muller M, Heeck K (2008) Spectrogram analysis of mechanical events in sound production of animals. Bioacoustics 18: 183-212. [pdf]

Elemans CPH, Mead AF, Rome LC, Goller F (2008) Superfast muscles control sound production in songbirds. PLoS ONE 3: e2581. [pdf] [Supporting Online Material]

Elemans CPH, Zaccarelli R, Herzel H (2008) The biomechanics and neuromuscular control of vocalisation in a non-songbird. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 5: 691-703. [pdf]

Pannebakker BA, Loppin B, Elemans CPH, Humblot L, Vavre F (2007) Parasitic inhibition of cell suicide facilitates symbiosis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104: 213-215. [pdf]

Zaccarelli R, Elemans CPH, Fitch WT, Herzel H (2006) Modelling bird songs: Voice onset, overtones and registers. Acta Acustica united with Acustica 92: 741-749. [pdf]

Elemans CPH, Spierts ILY, Hendriks M, Schipper H, Müller UK, van Leeuwen JL (2006) Syringeal muscles fit the trill in ring doves (Streptopelia risoria L.) Journal of Experimental Biology 209: 965-977. [pdf]

Elemans CPH, Spierts ILY, Müller UK, van Leeuwen JL, Goller F (2004) Superfast muscles control dove’s trill. Nature 341: 146. [pdf] [Supporting Online Material]

Elemans CPH, Larsen ON, Hoffmann MR, van Leeuwen JL (2003) Review: Quantitative modelling of the biomechanics of the avian syrinx. Animal Biology 53: 183-193. [pdf]