Publications

Swimming at low Reynolds numbers

– Single fiber transport in a confined channel: Microfluidic experiments and numerical study
Helene Berthet, Marc Fermigier and Anke Lindner,  Phys. Fluids 25 103601 (2013)

– Collective beating of artificial microcilia arrays Naïs Coq, Antoine Bricard, Francois-Damien Delapierre, Laurent Malaquin, Olivia du Roure, Marc Fermigier and Denis Bartolo, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107 014501 (2011)

– Tethered fleximags as artificial cilia
A. Babataheri, M. Roper, M. Fermigier & O. du Roure, J. Fluid Mech.  678 5  (2011)

– Buckled in translation
E. Wandersmann, N. Quennouz, M. Fermigier, A. Lindner & O. du Roure,  Soft Matter   6, 5715 (2010)

– Helical beating of an actuated elastic filament
N. Coq, S. Ngo, O. du Roure, M. Fermigier & D. Bartolo,  Phys. Rev. E  82, 0401503 (2010)

– Three-dimensional beating of magnetic microrods
N. Coq,  O. du Roure, M. Fermigier & D. Bartolo,  J. Phys. Cond. Mat.  21, 200301 (2009)

– Rotational dynamics of a soft filament: wrapping transition and propulsive forces
N. Coq, O. du Roure, J. Marthelot, D. Bartolo & M. Fermigier,  Phys. Fluids 20, 051703 (2008)

– Do magnetic micro-swimmers move like eukaryotic cells?
Roper M, Dreyfus R, Baudry J, Fermigier M, Bibette J &  Stone HA, Proc. Roy. Soc. A 464 877  (2008)

— On the dynamics of magnetically driven elastic filaments
Roper M, Dreyfus R, Baudry J, Stone HA, Fermigier M & Bibette J, J. Fluid Mech. 554 167  (2006)

– Microscopic artificial swimmers
Dreyfus R, Baudry J, Roper ML, Stone HA, Fermigier M & Bibette J, Nature 437 862-865  (2005)

 

Dynamics of wetting

– Thick Films of Viscous Fluid Coating a Plate Withdrawn from a Liquid Reservoir
Snoeijer JH, Ziegler J, Andreotti B, Fermigier M, & Eggers J.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 244502  (2008)

– Relaxation of a dewetting contact line: Experiments
G. Delon, M. Fermigier,  J.H. Snoeijer & B. Andreotti
J. Fluid Mech. 604, 55 (2008)

– Relaxation of a dewetting contact line: A full-scale hydrodynamic calculation
J.H. Snoeijer, G. Delon, B. Andreotti & M. Fermigier
J. Fluid Mech. 579, 63 (2007)

– Avoided critical behavior in dynamically forced wetting
Snoeijer JH, Delon G, Fermigier M, & Andreotti B.
Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 174504  (2006)

– Advancing contact lines on chemically patterned surfaces
T. Cubaud, M. Fermigier
J. Colloid Interface Sci. 269, 171 (2004)

– Faceted drops
T. Cubaud, M. Fermigier,  Europhys. Lett. 55, 239 (2001)

– Spreading of large drops on patterned surfaces

T. Cubaud, M. Fermigier, Oil Gas Sci. Technol. 56 23 (2001)
– Drops spreading on heterogeneous substrates
A. Paterson, L. Rousseau, J. Fernandez, P. Jenffer & M. Fermigier
Fluid Mechanics of coating processes, P. Bourgin ed. (1997)

– Effect of density and spatial distribution of wettability heterogeneities on contact angle
A. Paterson, M. Robin, P. Jenffer et J. P. Hulin),
J. Petroleum Sci. Engng. (1998)

– Wetting of heterogeneous surfaces : influence of defect interactions
A. Paterson &M. Fermigier
Phys.Fluids 9, 2210 (1997)

– Wetting of heterogeneous surfaces : experiments in an imperfect Hele-Shaw cell  Paterson, P. Jenffer, L. Limat & M. Fermigier
Phys. Rev. E  51, 1291 (1995)

– Ecoulement diphasique dans une cellule de Hele-Shaw imparfaite : influence de défauts de mouillabilité sur la dynamique de l’interface
J.F. Duprat, F. Goulaouic, P. Jenffer & M. Fermigier
Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. Paris  314, 879 (1992)

– An experimental investigation of dynamic contact angle in liquid-liquid systems
M. Fermigier & P. Jenffer
J. Colloid Interface Sci. 146, 226 (1991)

– Dynamics of a liquid-liquid interface in a capillary
M. Fermigier & P. Jenffer
Ann. Phys. 13, 37-42 (1988)

Interfacial instabilities

– Gravitational and magnetic instabilities of thin fluid layers
L.Limat, J.E. Wesfreid, P. Boudinet, M. Petitjean, C. Quilliet et T. Valet
Phys. Fluids A  2, 1517 (1990)

– Une crêpe liquide
M. Fermigier
Pour La Science. 163, 105 (1991) – Two-dimensional patterns in the Rayleigh-Taylor instability of thin films
M. Fermigier, L. Limat, J.E. Wesfreid, P. Boudinet et C. Quilliet
J. Fluid Mech. 236, 349 (1992)

– Gravitational instability of thin liquid layers : dynamical of pattern selection
L.Limat, B. Dagens., M. Fermigier, P. Jenffer, E. Touron, et J. E. Wesfreid
Physica D  61, 166 (1992)

– Dynamique non-linéaire d’instabilités de surface : gouttes et colonnes liquides formées par ruissellement de films
L. Limat, F. Giorgiutti, M. Fermigier, P. Jenffer et J.E. Wesfreid
Rev. Gén. Therm. 36, 672 (1997)

Biological physics

– Force-Velocity Measurements of a Few Growing Actin Filaments
C. Brangbour, O. du Roure, E. Helfer, D. Démoulin, A. Mazurier, M. Fermigier, MF Carlier, J. Bibette & J. Baudry , PLOS Biology 9 e1000613  (2011)

– Impact of branching on the elasticity of actin networks

T. Pujol, O. du Roure, M. Fermigier & J. Heuvingh, PNAS, (2012)

Magnetic colloids

Iago Pereiro, Sanae Tabnaoui, Marc Fermigier, Olivia du Roure, Stéphanie Descroix, Jean-Louis Viovy and Laurent Malaquin, Lab on Chip (2017) 

– The fabrication and directed self-assembly of micron-sized superparamagnetic non-spherical particles
Joe W. Tavacoli, Pierre Bauër, Marc Fermigier, Denis Bartolo, Julien Heuvingh and Olivia du Roure,  Soft Matter   9, 9103 (2013)

– Running magnetic spouts and hedgehogs
J. Bico, T. Blum, M. Jullian, P. Jenffer, J.E. Wesfreid & M. Fermigier
Phys. Fluids, 16, S3 (2004)

– Flexible magnetic filaments as micromechanical sensors
C. Goubault, P.Jop, J. Baudry, E. Bertrand, M. Fermigier & J. Bibette
Phys. Rev. Lett, 91, 260802 (2003)

– Permanently linked monodisperse paramagnetic chains
E. Furst, C. Suzuki, M. Fermigier & A.P. Gast,
Langmuir, 14, 7334 (1998)

– A shear device for the microscopic observation of colloidal suspensions
C. L’Héveder, J. Promislow et P. Jenffer
J. Rheology, 42,255 (1998)

– Suspensions de particules magnétiques
Y. Grasselli & M. Fermigier
Bulletin de la Société Française de Physique n° 105 (1996)

– Periodic structures and substructures in magnetic colloids
D. Wirtz & M. Fermigier
Langmuir 11, 398 (1995)

– Aggregation Kinetics of paramagnetic colloidal particles
J. Promislow, M. Fermigier & A.P. Gast
J. Chem. Phys. 102 (1995)

– One-dimensional patterns and forced periodicity in magnetic fluids
D. Wirtz & M. Fermigier
Phys. Rev. Lett. 72, 2294 (1994)

– Structure evolution in a paramagnetic latex suspension
A.P. Gast & M. Fermigier
J. Magn. Mag. Mat. 122, 46 (1993)

– Structure evolution in a paramagnetic latex suspension
A.P. Gast & M. Fermigier
J. Colloid Interface Sci.  154, 522 (1992)

Optical flow investigation

– A direct optical measurement of velocity gradients
M. Fermigier, E. Guyon, P. Jenffer et L. Petit
Applied Physics Letters 36, 361-2 (1980)

– A non perturbative anemometric and flow visualization technique
M. Fermigier, P. Jenffer, J.C. Charmet et E. Guyon
J. Phys. Lett. 41, 519-21 (1980)

– Utilisation de la diffusion Rayleigh forcée à l’étude des écoulements laminaires et turbulents
M. Cloitre, E. Guyon, M. Fermigier et P. Jenffer
J. Mec. Th. Appl. 1, 123-46 (1982)

– Visualisations d’écoulements et mesure de gradients de vitesse par des traceurs photochromes
J.C. Charmet M. Fermigier et P. Jenffer
Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. Paris  298, 103-6 (1984)

– Application of Forced Rayleigh Scattering to hydrodynamic measurements
J.C. Charmet, M. Cloitre, M. Fermigier, E. Guyon, P. Jenffer, L. Limat, et L. Petit
IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 22, 1461-8 (1986)

– Flow visualization by photochromic dyes. Application to the motion of a fluid-fluid interface
M. Fermigier & P. Jenffer
Flow visualization IV, C. Véret ed., Hemisphere 1987