PD Dr. Volker Perlick

ZARM, University of Bremen
Am Fallturm
28359 Bremen
Germany

phone:
+49 421 218-57933

email:
volker.perlick(at)zarm.uni-bremen.de

Research Interests

My research is in

  • classical general relativity, in particular in gravitational lensing, please see my Living Review: Gravitational lensing from a spacetime perspective, Living Rev. Relativity 7 (2004) 9,  http://www.livingreviews.org/lrr-2004-9,
  • classical electrodynamics, including nonlinear electrodynamics, e.g. the initial value problem, the geometry of light cones and the self-force,
  • Finsler modification of classical general relativity.


Scientific Career

  • 2013 Umhabilitation, Venia Legendi for Theoretical Physics, U Bremen
  • 1999 Habilitation, Facultas Docendi for Theoretical Physics, TU Berlin, Germany. Habilitation Thesis: "Ray optics, Fermat’s principle, and applications to general relativity” published as Springer Lecture Notes in Physics m61 (2000)  more information
  • 1989 Dissertation (Dr. rer. nat.), TU Berlin, Germany, with Prof. Dr. Karl Hellwig. PhD Thesis: "Zur Kinematik Weylscher Raumzeit-Modelle"
  • 1984 Diploma in Physics, TU Berlin, Germany, with Prof. Dr. Karl Hellwig. Diploma Thesis: "Weyl-Mannigfaltigkeiten als Raumzeit-Modelle"

Positions

  • 2011-        Researcher at ZARM, Universität Bremen, Germany
  • 2006-2010 Lecturer and Senior Research Fellow (in German: Alter Forschungskumpel) at Lancaster University, UK
  • 2002-2003 Substituting for Successor of Prof. Dr. F. W. Hehl at Universität zu Köln, Germany
  • 1999-2002 Researcher at  Albert-Einstein-Institut, Golm, Germany
  • 1992-1993 Substituting for Prof. Dr. H.-J. Schmidt at Universität Osnabrück, Germany
  • 1985-1989 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter at  TU Berlin, Germany

Stipends

  • 1997 and 1999 DAAD/FAPESP Stipends, at Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil, with Prof. Dr. Paolo Piccione
  • 1992-1995 Habilitation Stipend of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, at Universität Jena, Germany, with Prof. Dr. Gernot Neugebauer, and at TU Berlin, Germany, with Prof. Dr. Karl Hellwig
  • 1989-1990 Wigner Stipend, at University of Texas at Dallas, USA, with Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Rindler and at University of Missouri at Columbia, USA, with Prof. Dr. John Beem

Memberships

Teaching

  • Gravitational Waves, SS 2017, Universität Bremen, Germany  lecture notes    video recordings
  • Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie, WS 2016/17, Universität Bremen, Germany  lecture notes
  • Cosmology, SS 2016, Universität Bremen, Germany  lecture notes    video recordings
  • Black holes, SS 2015, Universität Bremen, Germany  lecture notes    video recordings
  • Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie, WS 2014/15, Universität Bremen, Germany
  • Gravitational Waves (with Claus Lämmerzahl), SS 2014, Universität Bremen, Germany  lecture notes
  • Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie (with Eva Hackmann), WS 2013/14, Universität Bremen, Germany
  • Gravitational Lensing, WS 2012/13, Universität Bremen, Germany   lecture notes  
  • General Relativity, SS 2012, Universität Bremen, Germany   video recordings
  • Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie (with Claus Lämmerzahl), SS 2011, Universität Bremen, Germany
  • Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Dynamics, Cockcroft Lecture Course, Summer Term 2007 and Summer Term 2010, Cockcroft Institute, Daresbury, UK slides
  • Vector Calculus, 1st year course, Academic Years 2008/09, 2009/10, Lancaster Univ., UK lecture notes
  • General Paper Preparation Course, 3rd year course, Academic Years 2007/08 , 2008/09, 2009/10, Lancaster Univ., UK
  • Series and Differential Equations, 1st year course, Academic Years 2007/08 , 2008/09, 2009/10, Lancaster Univ., UK lecture notes
  • Classical Fields, 2nd year course, Academic Years 2006/07, 2007/08 , 2008/09, 2009/10, Lancaster Univ., UK lecture notes
  • Waves and Optics, 2nd year course, Academic Years 2006/07, 2007/08 , 2008/09, 2009/10, Lancaster Univ., UK slides
  • Gravitational Lensing, Compact Course, SS 2004, Universität Hannover, Germany
  • Theoretische Optik II, WS 2003/04, Universität zu Köln, Germany
  • Theoretische Optik I, SS 2003, Universität zu Köln, Germany
  • Gravitationslinsen, WS 2002/03, Universität zu Köln, Germany
  • Singularity Theorems in General Relativity, Compact Course, Nov 1999, Università di Camerino, Italy
  • Mathematische Kosmologie, SS 1993, Universität Osnabrück, Germany
  • Singularity Theorems in General Relativity, Sep -Nov 1997, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
  • Mathematische Methoden der Physik II, SS 1993, Universität Osnabrück, Germany
  • Mathematische Methoden der Physik I, WS 1992/93, Universität Osnabrück, Germany
  • Oberstufenmathematik für Physiker, WS 1992/93, Universität Osnabrück, Germany
  • Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie, SS 1986, TU Berlin, Germany

Talks

Invited (including self-invited) talks at conferences since 2011

  • "Light effects near black holes " Do black holes exist? 341st WE-Heraeus Seminar, Bad Honnef, Germany, 24-28 April 2017
  • "An analytical formula for the boundary curve of the shadow of a black hole " Gravitational lensing and black hole shadows, Aveiro, Portugal, 3-4 November 2016
  • "The shadow of a black hole" Renewal Meeting of the Research Training Group "Models of Gravity", Oldenburg, Germany, 4-7 October 2016
  • "Gravitational lensing of black holes" VI Leopoldo García Colín Mexican Meeting on Mathematical and Experimental Physics, Mexico City, Mexico, 5-9 September 2016 
  • "Towards viewing the black hole at the centre of our galaxy" Colloquium on the occasion of Claus Lämmerzahl's 60th birthday, Hannover, Germany, 8 August 2016 
  • "Influence of a plasma on gravitational lensing by compact objects" 4th Bego Rencontres,  Nice, France, 30 May - 3 June 2016 
  • "The shadow of a black hole" Colloquium on the occasion of Karl Hellwig's 80th birthday, TU Berlin, Germany, 29 April 2016 
  • "Using clocks for probing the spacetime geometry" 309th Heraeus Seminar “Relativistic Geodesy”, Bad Honnef, Germany, 14 - 18 March 2016 slides
  • "Influence of a plasma on gravitational lensing by compact objects" DPG Spring Conference,  Hamburg, Germany, 29 February - 4 March 2016  slides
  • "Influence of a plasma on the light deflection by compact objects" 1st Sandoval Vallarta Carribean Meeting,  Mexico City, Mexico, 30 November - 3 December 2015  slides
  • "Shadows of black holes" International School for Young Astronomers "Magneto-plasma processes in relativistic astrophysics", Tarusa, Russia, 7-11 September 2015  slides
  • "Die Einsteinsche Feldgleichung" Heraeus-Seminar: 100 Jahre Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie, Potsdam, Germany, 11-14 March 2015
  • "On a Finsler-type modification of the Coulomb law" 4th GIF workshop on 'Exploration of Electrodynamics', Jerusalem, Israel, 19–24 October 2014 http://www.jct.ac.il/en/gif4-program-and-materials 
  • "Gravitational lensing by black holes" Black Holes: the largest energy sources in the Universe, 1st Scientific ICRANet Meeting in Armenia, Yerevan, Armenia, 30 June - 4 July 2014  slides
  • "Gravitational lensing by compact objects" IRAP PhD Erasmus Mundus School, Nice, France, 23 February - 2 March 2014
  • "On the shadows of black holes and of other compact objects"
    Symposium on Gravity and Light, Kavli Institute, Tokyo, Japan, 30 September - 3 October 2013  slides
  • "Gravitational lensing beyond the weak-field approximation"
    V Leopoldo García Colín Mexican Meeting on Mathematical and Experimental Physics, Mexico City, Mexico, 9-13 September 2013  slides
  • "Self-force in Bopp-Podolsky theory" 3rd GIF workshop on 'Exploration of Electrodynamics', Bremen, Germany, 17 - 20 June 2013
  • "Gravitational Lensing beyond the weak-field approximation" Second Bego Scientific Rencontre, Nice, France, 16 - 31 May 2013
  • "On the self-force in electrodynamics and in gravity" 524th WE-Heraeus-Seminar: Equations of Motion in Relativistic Gravity, Bad Honnef, Germany, 17 - 23 February 2013 slides
  • "On the self-force on point charges in Born-Infeld theory" Electromagnetic Spacetimes, Workshop at the Wolfgang Pauli Institute, Vienna, Austria, 19 - 23 November 2012
  • "Photon spheres and photon regions in black-hole spacetimes" On the phenomenology of quantum gravity: black holes, cosmology and branes. Workshop Bremen-Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico, 16th October 2012
  • "On the self-force on point charges in Born-Infeld theory" IARD 2012, The 8th Biennial Conference on Classical and Quantum Relativistic Dynamics of Particles and Fields, Florence, Italy, 29 May - 1 June 2012
  • "On a class of spherically symmetric and static Finsler spacetimes" German-Mexican Workshop 'Gravity in flat space-General Relativity in Northern Germany', Bremen, Germany, 12 April 2012
  • "Calculating the shadow of black holes and of other compact objects" Inauguration Meeting of the Research Training Group "Models of Gravity", Bremen, Germany, 28 - 30 March 2012
  • "On the self-force of accelerated point charges in Born-Infeld theory" 2nd GIF workshop on 'Exploration of Electrodynamics', Jerusalem, Israel, 19–24 February 2012
  • "Finsler gravity" 1st GIF workshop on 'Exploration of Electrodynamics', Bremen University, Germany, 15 - 17 August 2011
  • "On the initial-value problem of Maxwell’s equations in metric-free form"
    1st GIF workshop on 'Exploration of Electrodynamics', Bremen University, Germany, 15 - 17 August 2011

Some other talks since 2011

  • "Gravitationswellen - ein neues Fenster zu den Geheimnissen des Universums " Open Campus Day, University of Bremen, Germany, 21 June 2017
  • "Gravitationswellen" (prepared and delivered jointly with Claus Lämmerzahl) First event in the series "Fundamentale Fragen der Physik - Highlights aus der Forschung", Fortbildungsreihe für Physik-Lehrkräfte, University of Bremen, Germany, 25 April 2017
  • "The shadow of a black hole. Theory and prospects of observation" Physics Department Seminar, UAM-I,  Mexico City, Mexico, 19 February 2016  slides
  • "Gravitationslinsen" Talk in the series "100 Jahre Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie" in Schlaues Haus, Oldenburg, Germany, 6 December 2015 
  • "Was ist eigentlich Relativitätstheorie?" (prepared jointly with Claus Lämmerzahl)  Introductory talk to the series "100 Jahre Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie" in Schlaues Haus, Oldenburg, Germany, 6 October 2015 slides
  • "Gravitationslinsen - auf der Suche nach Dunkler Materie" Open Campus Day, University of Bremen, Germany, 11 July 2015
  • "Gravitationslinsen" Talk in the series "100 Jahre Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie" in Haus der Wissenschaft, Bremen, Germany, 4 June 2015 slides
  • "Gravitationslinsen. Hilfsmittel zum Auffinden Dunkler Materie" Nordenham, Germany, 15 April 2015
  • "Gravitationslinsen. Hilfsmittel zum Auffinden Dunkler Materie" Olbers-Gesellschaft, Bremen, Germany, 14 April 2015
  • "Was ist eigentlich Relativitätstheorie?" (prepared and delivered jointly with Claus Lämmerzahl) Introductory talk to the series "100 Jahre Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie" in Haus der Wissenschaft, Bremen, Germany, 30 March 2015
  • "The shadow of a black hole. Theory and prospects of observation"  Space Research Institute, Moscow, 3 March 2015 slides
  • "Gravitational lensing by compact objects" Space Research Institute, Moscow, 26 February 2015
    slides
  • "Gravitational lensing by black holes" Instituto de Física, UNAM, Mexico City, 10 February 2015 
  • "Self-force in Bopp-Podolsky theory" Kolloquium Theoretische Physik, University of Oldenburg, Germany, 17 Oktober 2013 slides
  • " Gravitationslinsen – Hilfsmittel zum Auffinden dunkler Materie" Haus der Wissenschaft, Bremen, Germany, 20  July 2013  slides
  • "Der Zeitbegriff in der Relativitätstheorie" Drittes jDPG Wochenendseminar, Wolfsburg, Germany, 2 June 2013
  • "Cloaking – Kann man sich wirklich unsichtbar machen?" Umhabilitationsvortrag, Physikalisches Kolloquium, University of Bremen, 16 May 2013  slides
  • "Physics at the drop tower in Bremen" Physics Seminar, Lancaster University, UK, 11 December 2012
  • "On photon accumulation near a black hole" Relativity Seminar, University of Vienna, Austria, 21 November 2012
  • "Gravitationslinsen" Physikalisches Kolloquium, University of Oldenburg, Germany, 5 December 2011
  • "Gravitationslinsen" Sternstunden in Syke, Astronomiewochenende, Syke, Germany, 1 August 2011
  • "Gravitationslinsen" Physikalisches Kolloquium, University of Bremen, 7 July 2011

Publications

Books and Reviews

  • M. Kriele, V. Perlick: "Spacetime'', 2nd edition, Springer, Heidelberg, in preparation
  • V. Perlick: "Theoretical gravitational lensing. Beyond the weak-field small-angle approximation'', in H. Kleinert, R. T. Jantzen, R. Ruffini (eds.) "Proceedings of the 11th Marcel Grossman Meeting on General Relativity'' World Scientific (2008) pp 680-700. (Written version of Rapporteur Talk.) arXiv.org/abs/0708.0178
  • V. Perlick: "Gravitational lensing from a spacetime perspective'', Living Rev. Relativity 7 (2004) 9,  http://www.livingreviews.org/lrr-2004-9
  • V. Perlick: "Gravitational lensing from a geometric viewpoint'', in B. Schmidt (ed.) "Einstein's field equations and their physical interpretations''. Selected Essays in Honour of Jürgen Ehlers, Springer, Heidelberg (2000) pp.373-425 more information
  • V. Perlick: "Ray optics, Fermat's principle, and applications to general relativity'', Springer Lecture Notes in Physics  m61, Springer, Heidelberg (2000) more information
  • Research Articles

  • Karen Schulze-Koops, Volker Perlick, Dominik Schwarz: "Sachs equations for light bundles in a cold plasma" Class. Quantum Grav. 34, 215006 (2017)  arXiv.org/abs/1705.04810
  • Dennis Philipp, Volker Perlick, Dirk Puetzfeld, Eva Hackmann, Claus Lämmerzahl: "Definition of the relativistic geoid in terms of isochronometric surfaces" Phys. Rev. D 95, 104037 (2017)  arXiv.org/abs/1702.08412
  • Volker Perlick and Oleg Yu. Tsupko: "Light propagation in a plasma on Kerr spacetime: Separation of the Hamilton-Jacobi equation and calculation of the shadow" Phys. Rev. D 95, 104003 (2017)  arxiv.org/abs/1702.08768
  • L. Gabriel Gómez, C. R. Argüelles, Volker Perlick, J. A. Rueda, R. Ruffini: "Strong lensing by fermionic dark matter in galaxies" Phys. Rev. D 94, 123004(2016)  arxiv.org/abs/1608.06218
  • P. Jefremov, V. Perlick: "Circular motion in NUT spacetime" Class. Quantum Grav. 33, 245014 (2016)  arxiv.org/abs/1608.06218. The referees of this article rated its quality highly which gave us the chance to write an Insight piece for CQG+ that can be found here
  • G. O.Schellstede, V. Perlick, C. Lämmerzahl: "On causality in nonlinear vacuum electrodynamics of the Plebański class" Ann. Phys. (Berlin) 528, 738–749 (2016) arxiv.org/abs/1604.02545
  • J. Gratus, V. Perlick, R. Tucker: "On the self-force in Bopp-Podolsky electrodynamics " J. Phys. A 48, 435401 (2015)  arxiv.org/abs/1502.01945
  • V. Perlick, O. Yu. Tsupko, G. S.  Bisnovatyi-Kogan: "Influence of a plasma on the shadow of a spherically symmetric black hole" Phys. Rev. D 92, 104031 (2015)  arxiv.org/abs/1507.04217
  • D. Philipp, V. Perlick, C. Lämmerzahl, K. Deshpande: "On geodesic deviation in Schwarzschild spacetime" Metrology for Aerospace (MetroAeroSpace), 2015 IEEE, 198 (2015)  arxiv.org/abs/1508.06457
  • G. Schellstede, V. Perlick, C. Lämmerzahl: "Testing non-linear vacuum electrodynamics with Michelson interferometry" Phys. Rev. D 92, 025039 (2015) arxiv.org/abs/1504.03159
  • A. Grenzebach, V. Perlick, C. Lämmerzahl: "Photon regions and shadows of accelerated black holes" Int. J. Modern Phys. D 24, 1542024 (2015) arxiv.org/abs/1503.03036
  • D. Kunst, V. Perlick, C. Lämmerzahl: "Isofrequency pairing of spinning particles in Schwarzschild-de Sitter spacetime" Phys. Rev. D 92, 024029 (2015)  arxiv.org/abs/1505.05728
  • D. Philipp, V. Perlick, : "Schwarzschild radial perturbations in Eddington-Finkelstein and Painlevé-Gullstrand coordinates" Int. J. Modern Phys. D 24, 1542006 (2015)  arxiv.org/abs/1503.08361
  • V. Perlick: "On the self-force in electrodynamics and implications for gravity" in D. Puetzfeld, C. Laemmerzahl and B. Schutz (eds.) "Equations of motion in relativistic gravity", Springer, Heidelberg (2015) arxiv.org/abs/1411.0286
  • Y. Itin, C. Lämmerzahl, V. Perlick, : "Finsler-type modification of the Coulomb law"  Phys. Rev. D 90, 124057 (2014)  arxiv.org/abs/1411.2670
  • A. Grenzebach, V. Perlick, C. Lämmerzahl: "Photon regions and shadows of Kerr-Newman-NUT black holes with a cosmological constant"  Phys. Rev. D 89, 124004 (2014)  arxiv.org/abs/1403.5234
  • V. Perlick: "Gravitational lensing beyond the weak-field approximation" in A. Macías and M. Maceda (eds.) "Recent Developments on Physics in Strong Gravitational Fields", AIP Publishing, New York (2013)
  • C. Lämmerzahl, V. Perlick, W. Hasse: "Observable effects in a class of spherically symmetric static Finsler spacetimes'' Phys. Rev. D 86, 104042 (2012)  arxiv.org/abs/1208.0619  
  • V. Perlick: "On the hyperbolicity of Maxwell's equations with a local constitutive law'' J. Math. Phys. 52, 042903 (2011) arxiv.org/abs/1011.2536
  • V. Perlick, A. Carr: "On the initial-value problem of the Maxwell-Lorentz equations'' J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 43, 445502 (2010) arxiv.org/abs/1007.0953
  • W. Hasse, V. Perlick: "On timelike surfaces in Lorentzian manifolds'', in M. Scherfner and M. Plaue (eds.): "Advances in Lorentzian Geometry'' Shaker (2008) arxiv.org/abs/0806.4315
  • V. Perlick: "On the generalized Jacobi equation'', Gen. Rel. Grav. 40, 1029-1045 (2008) arxiv.org/abs/0710.2667
  • V. Perlick: "On the radar method in general relativity'' in H.-J. Dittus, C. Laemmerzahl, S. G. Turyshev (eds.) ''Lasers, Clocks, and Drag-Free Control. Exploration of Relativistic Gravity in Space.''  Springer (2007) arxiv.org/abs/0708.0170
  • W. Hasse, V. Perlick: "A Morse theoretical analysis of gravitational lensing by a Kerr-Newman black hole'' J. Math. Phys. 47, 042503 (2006) arXiv:gr-qc/0511135
  • V. Perlick: "Fermat principle in Finsler spacetimes'', Gen. Rel. Grav. 38, 365-380 (2006) arXiv:gr-qc/0508029
  • LATOR collaboration (S. G. Turyshev and 30 coauthors): "Fundamental physics with the Laser Astrometric Test Of Relativity'' ESA Spec. Publ. 588, 11-18 (2005) arXiv:gr-qc/0506104
  • V. Perlick: "On totally umbilic submanifolds in semi-Riemannian manifolds'', Nonlinear Analysis 63/5-7, e511--e518 (2005) arXiv:gr-qc/0512066
  • V. Perlick: "Exact gravitational lens equation in spherically symmetric and static spacetimes'', Phys. Rev. D69, 064017  (2004) arXiv:gr-qc/0307072
  • T. Foertsch, W. Hasse, V. Perlick: "Inertial forces and photon surfaces in abitrary spacetimes'', Class. Qant. Grav. 20, 4635-4651 (2003) arXiv:gr-qc/0306042
  • V. Perlick: "Rotation of the polarization plane in the gravitational field of rotating objects'', in R. Ruffini and C. Sigismondi (eds.): "Nonlinear gravitodynamics: The Lense-Thirring effect'' Proceedings of the ICRA Network Workshop on the Lense-Thirring Effect, Rome and Pescara, 1998; World Scientific (2003) pp.135-144 
  • W. Hasse, V. Perlick: "Gravitational lensing in spherically symmetric static spacetimes with centrifugal force reversal'', Gen. Rel. Grav. 34, 415-433 (2002) arXiv:gr-qc/0108002
  • T. Chrobok, V. Perlick: "Classification of image distortion in terms of Petrov types'', Class. Quant. Grav. 18, 3059-3079 (2001) arXiv:gr-qc/0012088
  • V. Perlick: "Global properties of gravitational lens maps in a  Lorentzian manifold setting'', Commun. Math. Phys. 220, 403-428 (2001)  arXiv:gr-qc/0009105
  • V. Perlick: "A variational principle for light rays in a general-relativistic plasma'', Nonlinear Analysis 47, 3019-3030 (2001)  
  • V. Perlick: "Gravitational lensing in asymptotically simple and empty spacetimes'', Annalen der Physik 9, SI139-SI142 (2000)
  • W. Hasse, V. Perlick: "On spacetime models with an isotropic Hubble law'', Class. Quant. Grav. 16, 2559-2576 (1999)
  • V. Perlick: "Applications of Morse theory to gravitational lensing'', in H.-J. Schmidt (ed.) "Current topics in mathematical cosmology'', World Scientific, Singapore (1998) pp. 155-164
  • V. Perlick, P. Piccione: "A general-relativistic Fermat principle for extended light sources and extended receivers'', Gen. Rel. Grav. 30, 1461-1476 (1998)
  • V. Perlick: "Fermat's principle, Morse theory and applications to the gravitational lens effect'', Nonlinear Analysis 30, 617-615 (1997)
  • W. Hasse, M. Kriele, V. Perlick: "Caustics of wavefronts in general relativity'', Class. Quant. Grav. 13, 1161-1182 (1996)
  • V. Perlick: "Criteria for multiple imaging in Lorentzian manifolds'', Class. Quant. Grav. 13, 529-537 (1996)
  • V. Perlick: "Infinite dimensional Morse theory and Fermat's principle in general relativity. I.'', J. Math. Phys. 36, 6915-6928 (1995)
  • V. Perlick, Xu C.: "Matching exterior to interior solutions in Weyl gravity'', Astrophys. J. 449, 47-51 (1995)
  • V. Perlick: "Characterization of standard clocks'', in U. Majer, H.-J. Schmidt (eds.): "Semantical aspects of spacetime'',  BI Wissenschaftsverlag, Mannheim (1994) pp. 169-180
  • V. Perlick, W. Hasse: "Gravitational Faraday effect in conformally stationary spacetimes'', Class. Quant. Grav. 10, 147-161 (1993)
  • V. Perlick: "Bertrand spacetimes'', Class. Quant. Grav. 9, 1009-1021 (1992)
  • V. Perlick: "The Hamiltonization problem from a global viewpoint'', J. Math. Phys. 33, 599-606 (1992)
  • V. Perlick: "The brachystochrone problem in stationary space-times'', J. Math. Phys. 32, 3148-3157 (1991)
  • V. Perlick: "A class of stationary charged dust solutions of Einstein's field equations'', Gen. Rel. Grav. 23, 1337-1348 (1991)
  • V. Perlick: "Observer fields in Weylian spacetime models'', Class. Quant. Grav. 8, 1369-1385 (1991)
  • V. Perlick: "On Fermat's principle in general relativity. II. The conformally stationary case'', Class Quant. Grav. 7, 1849-1867 (1990)       
  • V. Perlick: "On Fermat's principle in general relativity. I. The general case'', Class Quant. Grav. 7, 1319-1331 (1990)
  • W. Rindler, V. Perlick: "Rotating coordinates as tools for calculating circular geodesics and gyroscopic precession'', Gen. Rel. Grav. 22, 1067-1081 (1990)
  • V. Perlick: "On redshift and parallaxes in general-relativistic kinematical world models'', J. Math. Phys. 31, 1962-1971 (1990)
  • W. Hasse, V. Perlick: "Geometrical and kinematical characterization of parallax-free world models'', J. Math. Phys. 29, 2064-2068 (1988)
  • V. Perlick: "Characterization of standard clocks by means of light rays and freely falling particles'', Gen. Rel. Grav. 19, 1059-1073 (1987)

Others

Editorial work

  • 1999-2014: Book Review Editor of "General Relativity and Gravitation"  journal homepage  
  • P. Jetzer, Y. Mellier, V. Perlick (eds.): "Special Issue on Gravitational Lensing", Gen. Rel. Grav. 42, Issue 9 (2010) more information
  • J. Frauendiener, D. Giulini, V. Perlick (eds.): "Analytical and Numerical Approaches to Mathematical Relativity'', Springer (2005) more information

Coorganisor of conferences

  • Kolloquium zum 80. Geburtstag von Karl-Eberhard Hellwig, Org: Horst-Heino von Borzeszkowski, Thoralf Chrobok, Volker Perlick; TU Berlin, 29 April 2016   programme
  • 3rd GIF Workshop on "Exploration of Electrodynamics, Org: Claus Lämmerzahl, Volker Perlick; ZARM, University of Bremen 17-20 June 2013
  • Problems and Developments of Classical Electrodynamics, Org: Domenico Giulini, Volker Perlick; 475. Heraeus Seminar, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, 21 - 25 March 2011 conference homepage  
  • Mathematical Relativity. New ideas and developments, Org: Jörg Frauendiener, Domenico Giulini, Volker Perlick; 319. Heraeus Seminar, Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, 1 - 5 March 2004 conference photo   proceedings
  • Aktuelle Entwicklungen in der Gravitationstheorie, Org.: Claus Kiefer, Volker Perlick, Gerhard Schäfer; Physikzentrum Bad Honnef, 6 - 8 September 1999   programme  
  • Kolloquium zum 60. Geburtstag von Karl-Eberhard Hellwig, Org: Michael Keyl, Volker Perlick, Werner Stulpe, Matthias Trucks; TU Berlin, 25 - 26 April 1996   programme 
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