News (2015)

 

 

   

October 2015: And yet she is flowing !

Amine Dehaoui, Bruno Issenmann and Frédéric Caupin have published an  article entitled  "Viscosity of deeply supercooled water and its coupling to microscopic  diffusion"  in the  journal Proceedings of  the National Academy  of Sciences USA.

 

 

   

September 2015 : Casting light on temperature of the past

Mouna El Mekki-Azouzi, Chandra Shekhar Pati Tripathi, Gaël Pallares and Frédéric Caupin, together with Véronique Gardien from Laboratoire de Géologie de Lyon, have published an article entitled "Brillouin spectroscopy of fluid inclusions proposed as a paleothermometer for subsurface rocks" in the journal Scientific Reports. This work has been highlighted in a "communiqué de presse" UCBL/CNRS.

 

 

   

January 2015 : an effective attraction between active particles

Félix Ginot,  Isaac Theurkauff, Christophe Ybert, Lydéric Bocquet and Cécile  Cottin-Bizonne, with colleagues from the Laboratoire Charles Coulomb in Montpellier,  have published an article entitled "Nonequilibrium equation of state in suspensions of active colloids" in the journal Physical Review X.

 

 

 

           News (2014)

 

 

   

September 2014 : Osmotic flow without selective membrane

ChoongYeop Lee, Cécile Cottin-Bizonne, Anne-Laure Biance, Lydéric Bocquet and Christophe Ybert have published in collaboration with a colleague from Toulouse "Osmotic flow through fully permeable nanochannels" in the journal Physical Review Letters. This article was selected as an editor's suggestion.

        

   

September 2014 : Acoustics reveals the structure of granular materials

Sébastien Lherminier, Ramon Planet, Gilles Simon, Loïc Vanel and Osvanny Ramos have published an article entitled "Revealing the structure of a granular medium through ballistic sound propagation" in the journal Physical Review Letters. This article was selected for the cover.

 

   

Aout 2014: Slipping on soapy water

Laurent Joly, François Detcheverry and Anne-Laure Biance have published an article entitled "Anomalous zeta potential in foam films" in the journal Physical Review Letters. This article was selected as an editor's suggestion.

 

   

June 2014: Anomalies of bulk supercooled water at negative pressure

Gael Pallares, Mouna El Mekki Azouzi and Frédéric Caupin have published an article entitled "Anomalies of bulk supercooled water at negative pressure" in the journal PNAS and highlighted in Le Monde.

 

            

 

March 2014 : When slow events require high-frequency measurements

Menka Stojanova, Loïc Vanel et Osvanny Ramos, together with S. Santucci from l'ENS Lyon, have published an article entitled High frequency monitoring reveals aftershocks in subcritical crack growth in the journal Physical Review Letters.

 

 

           News (2013)

 

 

   

October 2013: Sound and light in a particle detector

Alexis Tantot, Osvanny Ramos and Loïc Vanel have published, together with colleagues from Canada, ENS Lyon and l'INSA Lyon an article intitled Sound and Light from Fractures in Scintillators in the journal  Physical Review Letters. This article was selected as an editor's suggestion, and was highlighted in a  synopsis on the website of the American Physical Society.

 

   

September 2013: does aquaporins shape optimize flow through membranes?

Simon Gravelle, Laurent Joly, François Detcheverry, Christophe Ybert, Cécile Cottin-Bizonne and Lydéric Bocquet have published an article entitled Optimizing water permeability through the hourglass shape of aquaporins in the journal PNAS.

 

   

June 2013: IUF nomination

Catherine Barentin was appointed as a Junior member of Institut Universitaire de France for the next five years. The "Institut Universitaire de France" aims at fostering top-level research thoughout French universities and strenghtening interdisciplinarity.

 

   

April 2013: Effect of disorder on the fracture dynamics

Osvanny Ramos and Loïc Vanel, together with S. Cilliberto (ENS Lyon) and P.-P. Cortet (FAST laboratory, Orsay), have published an article entitled Experimental Study of the Effect of Disorder on Subcritical Crack Growth Dynamics in the journal Physical Review Letters.

 

 

   

February 2013: Fluidic transport in a single nanotube.

Alessandro Siria, Philippe Poncharal, Anne-Laure Biance, Rémy Fulcrand, Steve Purcell and Lydéric Bocquet (Liquids at Interfaces and PNEC teams) have published with Xavier Blase (from Institut Néel, Grenoble) an article entitled Giant osmotic energy conversion measured in a single transmembrane boron nitride nanotube in the journal Nature. This article was highlighted in a CNRS press release.

 

 

 

 

February 2013: Nanofluidics in a soap film

Oriane Bonhomme, Olivier Liot, Anne-Laure Biance and Lydéric Bocquet have published an article entitled Soft Nanofluidic Transport in a Soap Film in the journal Physical Review Letters. This article was highlighted in a  focus on the website of the  American Physical Society.

 

 

January 2013: Water at negative pressure

Mona El Mekki Azouzi and Frédéric Caupin, together with C. Ramboz  (ISTO, Orléans) and  J.F. Lenain (GRESE, Limoges) have published an article entitled A coherent picture for water at extreme negative pressure in the journal Nature Physics.  By studying water cavitation at negative pressure, this work constitues an advance on the phase diagram of water, still under debate. This article is amongst the most uploaded currently in  Nature Physics.

 

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