Publications

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]