List of publications

[In preparation]

– S. Patinet, J. Tchoufag and L. Proville, Thermal activation of the crossing of a solute atom by a dislocation.

– R. Baggio, S. Patinet, U. Salman, L. Truskinovsky, An atomistically-based GL (2, Z)-Invariant Energy for Small Scale Plasticity in Crystals.

[Peer-reviewed articles]


B. Tyukodi, A. Barbot, R. Garciá-Garciá, M. Lerbinger, S. Patinet and D. Vandembroucq, Coarse-graining amorphous plasticity : impact of rejuvenation and disorder, arXiv :2208.14366 (pdf)

X. Xiang, S. Patinet, S. Volz, Y. Zhou, Quasilocalized Vibrational Modes as Efficient Heat Carriers in Glasses arXiv:2206.05402 (submitted to Phys. Rev. Lett.) (pdf)

D. Fernández Castellanos, S. Roux and S. Patinet, History dependent plasticity of glass: a mapping between atomistic and elasto-plastic models, Acta Mater. 241, 118405 (2022) (pdf)

D. Kumar, S. Patinet, C. E. Maloney, I. Regev, D. Vandembroucq, M. Mungan, Mapping out the glassy landscape of a mesoscopic elastoplastic model, J. Chem. Phys. 157, 174504 (2022) (pdf)

M. Lerbinger, A. Barbot, D. Vandembroucq and S. Patinet, Relevance of shear transformations in the relaxation of supercooled liquids, Phys. Rev. Lett. 129, 195501 (pdf)

D. Ruan, S. Patinet, and M. L. Falk, Predicting plastic events and quantifying the local yield surface in 3D model glasses, J. Mech. Phys. Solids 158, 104671 (2022) (pdf)


D. Fernández Castellanos, S. Roux, S. Patinet, Insights from the quantitative calibration of an elasto-plastic model from a Lennard-Jones atomic glass, Comptes Rendus Physique de l’académie des sciences, Special Issue:Plasticity and Solid State Physics 22 (S3), 1-28 (2021) (pdf)

B. Xu, M.-L. Falk, S. Patinet, P. Guan, Atomic nonaffinity as a predictor of plasticity in amorphous solids, Phys. Rev. Mater. 5, 025603 (2021) (pdf)


D. Richard, M. Ozawa, S. Patinet, E. Stanifer, B. Shang, S. A. Ridout, B. Xu, G. Zhang, P. K. Morse, J.-L. Barrat, L. Berthier, M. L. Falk, P. Guan, A. J. Liu, K. Martens, S. Sastry, D. Vandembroucq, E. Lerner, M. L. Manning, Predicting plasticity in disordered solids from structural indicators, Phys. Rev. Mater. 4, 113609 (2020) (pdf)

S. Patinet, A. Barbot, M. Lerbinger, D. Vandembroucq, A. Lemaître, Origin of the Bauschinger Effect in Amorphous Solids, Phys. Rev. Lett. 124, 205503 (2020) (pdf)

A. Barbot, M. Lerbinger, A. Lemaître, D. Vandembroucq, S. Patinet, Rejuvenation and Shear-Banding in model amorphous solids, Phys. Rev. E 101, 033001 (2020) (pdf)


A. Barbot, M. Lerbinger, A. Hernandez-Garcia, R. García-García, M. L. Falk, D. Vandembroucq and S. Patinet, Local yield stress statistics in model amorphous solids, Phys. Rev. E 97, 033001 (2018). (pdf)

D. Dumont, M. Houze, P. Rambach, T. Salez, S. Patinet and P. Damman, Emergent Strain Stiffening in Interlocked Granular Chains, Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 088001 (2018). [COVER, PHYSICS, PRL EDITORS’ SUGGESTION] (pdf)


A. J. Magana, M. L. Falk, C. Vieira, M. J. Reese., O. Alabi and S. Patinet, Affordances and Challenges of Computational Tools for Supporting Modeling and Simulation Practices, Comp. Appl. Eng. Edu. 25, 352 (3) (2017). (pdf)


S. Patinet, D. Vandembroucq and M. L. Falk, Connecting Local Yield Stresses with Plastic Activity in Amorphous Solids, Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 045501 (2016). (pdf)

L. Domino, M. Tarpin, S. Patinet and A. Eddi, Faraday wave lattice as an elastic metamaterial, Phys. Rev. E 93, 050202(R) (2016). (pdf)

B. Tyukodi, S. Patinet, S. Roux and D. Vandembroucq, From depinning transition to plastic yielding of amorphous media: A soft-modes perspective, Phys. Rev. E 93, 063005 (2016). (pdf)


J. Ding, S. Patinet, M. L. Falk, Y. Cheng and E. Ma, Soft spots and their structural signature in a metallic glass, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 111, 14052 (2014). (pdf)

S. Patinet, D. Vandembroucq, A. Hansen and S. Roux, Cracks in random brittle solids: From fiber bundles to continuum mechanics, Eur. Phys. J. Spec. Top. 223, 2339 (2014). (pdf)


S. Patinet, L. Alzate, E. Barthel, D. Dalmas, D. Vandembroucq and V. Lazarus, Finite size effects on crack front pinning at heterogeneous planar interfaces: experimental, finite elements and perturbation approaches, J. Mech. Phys. Sol. 61, 311 (2013). (pdf)

S. Patinet, D. Vandembroucq and S. Roux, Quantitative prediction of effective toughness at random heterogeneous interfaces, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 165507 (2013). (pdf)


J.-B. Leblond, S. Patinet, J. Frelat and V. Lazarus, Second-order coplanar perturbation of a semi-infinite crack in an infinite body, Eng. Frac. Mech. 90, 129 (2012). (pdf)


S. Patinet and L. Proville, Dislocation Pinning by Substitutional Impurities in an Atomic-Scale Model for Al(Mg) Solid Solutions, Phil. Mag. 91, 1581 (2011). (pdf)

L. Legrand, S. Patinet, J.-B. Leblond, J. Frelat, V. Lazarus and D. Vandembroucq, Coplanar perturbation of a crack lying on the mid-plane of a plate, Int. J. Frac. 170, 1, 67 (2011). (pdf)

S. Patinet, J. Frelat, V. Lazarus and D. Vandembroucq, Propagation of planar crack fronts in heterogeneous brittle materials of finite dimensions, Meca. & Ind. 12, 3, 199 (2011). (pdf)

S. Patinet, D. Bonamy and L. Proville, Atomic-scale avalanche along a dislocation in a random alloy, Phys. Rev. B 84, 174101 (2011). (pdf)


L. Proville and S. Patinet, Atomic-scale models for hardening in fcc solid solutions, Phys. Rev. B 82, 054115 (2010). (pdf)


S. Patinet and L. Proville, Depinning transition for a screw dislocation in a model solid solution, Phys. Rev. B 78, 104109 (2008). (pdf)

[Peer-reviewed conference articles]

– S. Patinet, Substitutional Al solute interaction with edge and screw dislocation in Ni: a comparison between atomistic computation and continuum elastic theory, Proc. MMM 2008, 840 (2008).

– S. Patinet, L. Proville, Modélisation du durcissement par solution solide des alliages métalliques cubiques à faces centrées, communication 20éme congrès CFM, (2011).

– L. Alzate, S. Patinet, E. Barthel, D. Dalmas, Application de la théorie du piégeage à l’étude de l’influence d’une texturation interfaciale sur la ténacité d’empilements des couches minces, communication 20éme congrès CFM (2011).

[Ph.D. dissertation]

S. Patinet, Solid solution hardening in face centered binary alloys : Gliding statistics of a dislocation in random solid solution by atomistic simulation (2009). (pdf)

[Habilitation dissertation]

– S. Patinet, Modelling Plastic Deformation in Amorphous Solids (2022). (pdf)

[Technical notes]

– S. Patinet and L. Proville, Glide statistics of a screw dislocation in a random population of defects, Note technique du CEA, NT18 (2006).

– J. Tchoufag, S. Patinet and L. Proville, Thermal activation of dislocations anchored by solute atoms in face-centered cubic metals, Note technique du CEA, NT17 (2008).