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Salima RAFAI


CNRS Researcher« Complexité simple (Ambiguité) » (1939), de Kandinsky
Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire de Physique



MoVe Team was born in January 2020 !
Physique des mouvements naturels dans les fluides

Intenships, PhD, Post-Doc offers :
Please feel free to contact me, we always welcome motivated students

PhD jurys'participations

Papers in Physics, editorial board member

Curriculum Vitae (2019)

 
« Complexité simple » Kandinsky 1939

September 2020 : editor's suggestion for our paper Brun-Cosme-Bruny et al 2020 in Phys. Rev. FLuids

 

Juin 2020 : L’épisode de Zeste de Science "La physique du petit dej" sur la chaîne YouTube de Zeste de Science : https://youtu.be/LgIp9-mv5So 

Physics in a cup of tea, notre film documentaire sur les phénomènes Marangoni qui peuvent surgir au peit déjeuner. Et l'article correspondant dans Amercian Journal of Physics. When dipping toast into a cup of tea leads to a scientific investigation (featured)

Mai 2020 : 4 new years of support for the Living Fluids doctoral school ! Merci l'UFA.

'Amoeboid swimming' : 
La nage des amibes ou comment ramper au milieu d’un fluide (?) CNRS - INP (28/11/2013) 
La Recherche (n◦484, jan 2014) : Nage des amibes / Science et Avenir (nov. 2013) : La drôle de nage des amibes / Pour la Science (n◦435 janv 2014) : Nager en se déformant

Light control of the flow of phototactic microswimmer suspensions :
Editor’s suggestion and featured in Physics with Synopsis: Swimming into the Light (Phys. Rev. Lett.)
; Comment concentrer et séparer des micro-algues en combinant lumière et écoulement CNRS - INP (05/04/2013)

Effective Viscosity of Microswimmer Suspensions:
Swimming Microbes Change Fluid Viscosity", Phys. Rev. Focus 25, 9 (2010); Reviewed by S. Ramaswamy in Journal Club for Condensed Matter Physics (Oct 2009) 
Physics World, Physics comes to life
 Comment la nage de micro-organismes modifie la viscosité d’un liquide ? CNRS - INP (juin 2010)


Preprints, Working Papers, ...1 document

  • Marvin Brun-Cosme-Bruny, Vincent Borne, Sylvain Faure, Bertrand Maury, Philippe Peyla, et al.. Extreme congestion of microswimmers at a bottleneck constriction. 2020. ⟨hal-02570604⟩

Journal articles36 documents

  • Marvin Brun-Cosme-Bruny, Andre Förtsch, Walter Zimmermann, Eric Bertin, Philippe Peyla, et al.. Deflection of phototactic microswimmers through obstacle arrays. Physical Review Fluids, American Physical Society, In press, 5 (9), ⟨10.1103/PhysRevFluids.5.093302⟩. ⟨hal-02573236v2⟩
  • Philippe Marmottant, Florian Orthion, Salima Rafaï. When dipping toast into a cup of tea leads to a scientific investigation. American Journal of Physics, American Association of Physics Teachers, 2019, 87 (12), pp.950-954. ⟨10.1119/10.0000025⟩. ⟨hal-02380470⟩
  • Alexander Farutin, Hao Wu, Wei-Fan Hu, Salima Rafaï, Philippe Peyla, et al.. Analytical study for swimmers in a channel. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2019, 881 (36), pp.365-383. ⟨10.1017/jfm.2019.751⟩. ⟨hal-02358195⟩
  • Mohd Suhail Rizvi, Abdessamad Nait-Ouhra, Alexander Farutin, Philippe Peyla, Salima Rafaï, et al.. Rheological signature of microswimmer phase-locking under flow. Physical Review Fluids, American Physical Society, 2019, 4 (10), ⟨10.1103/PhysRevFluids.4.103302⟩. ⟨hal-02358198⟩
  • Levke Ortlieb, Salima Rafaï, Philippe Peyla, Christian Wagner, Thomas John. Statistics of Colloidal Suspensions Stirred by Microswimmers. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2019, 122 (14), ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.148101⟩. ⟨hal-02383649⟩
  • Wei-Fan Hu, Te-Sheng Lin, Salima Rafaï, Chaouqi Misbah. Chaotic Swimming of Phoretic Particles. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2019, 123 (23), ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.238004⟩. ⟨hal-02392262⟩
  • Marvin Brun-Cosme-Bruny, Eric Bertin, Benoit Coasne, Philippe Peyla, Salima Rafaï. Effective diffusivity of microswimmers in a crowded environment. Journal of Chemical Physics, American Institute of Physics, 2019, 150 (10), pp.104901. ⟨10.1063/1.5081507⟩. ⟨hal-02352712⟩
  • Marvin Brun-Cosme-Bruny, Eric Bertin, Benoit Coasne, Philippe Peyla, Salima Rafaï. Effective diffusivity of microswimmers in a crowded environment. Journal of Chemical Physics, American Institute of Physics, 2019, ⟨10.1063/1.5081507⟩. ⟨hal-01923729v2⟩
  • Levan Jibuti, Walter Zimmermann, Salima Rafaï, Philippe Peyla. Effective viscosity of a suspension of flagellar beating microswimmers: Three-dimensional modeling. Physical Review E : Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, American Physical Society, 2017, 96 (5), pp.052610. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevE.96.052610⟩. ⟨hal-01637134⟩
  • Hao Wu, Alexander Farutin, Wei-Fan Hu, Marine Thiébaud, Salima Rafaï, et al.. Amoeboid swimming in a channel. Soft Matter, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016, 12 (36), pp.7470 - 7484. ⟨10.1039/c6sm00934d⟩. ⟨hal-01396257⟩
  • Matthieu Martin, Alexandre Barzyk, Eric Bertin, Philippe Peyla, Salima Rafaï. Photofocusing: Light and flow of phototactic microswimmer suspension. Physical Review E , American Physical Society (APS), 2016, 93 (5), pp.051101(R). ⟨10.1103/PhysRevE.93.051101⟩. ⟨hal-01338449⟩
  • Hao Wu, M. Thiébaud, W.-F. Hu, A. Farutin, S. Rafaï, et al.. Amoeboid motion in confined geometry. Physical Review E : Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, American Physical Society, 2015, 92 (5), ⟨10.1103/PhysRevE.92.050701⟩. ⟨hal-01230092⟩
  • Levan Jibuti, Ling Qi, Chaouqi Misbah, Walter Zimmermann, Salima Rafaï, et al.. Self-focusing and jet instability of a microswimmer suspension. Physical Review E : Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, American Physical Society, 2014, 90 (6), ⟨10.1103/PhysRevE.90.063019⟩. ⟨hal-01338704⟩
  • Alexander Farutin, Salima Rafaï, Dag Kristian Dysthe, Alain Duperray, Philippe Peyla, et al.. Amoeboid Swimming: A Generic Self-Propulsion of Cells in Fluids by Means of Membrane Deformations. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2013, 111 (22), pp.228102. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLett.111.228102⟩. ⟨hal-00908796⟩
  • Xabel Garcia, Salima Rafaï, Philippe Peyla. Light Control of the Flow of Phototactic Microswimmer Suspensions. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2013, 110, pp.138106. ⟨10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.110.138106⟩. ⟨hal-00877402⟩
  • Matthias Mussler, Salima Rafaï, Philippe Peyla, Christian Wagner. Effective viscosity of non-gravitactic Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii microswimmer suspensions. EPL - Europhysics Letters, European Physical Society/EDP Sciences/Società Italiana di Fisica/IOP Publishing, 2013, 101, pp.54004. ⟨10.1209/0295-5075/101/54004⟩. ⟨hal-00877410⟩
  • L. Jibuti, Salima Rafaï, P. Peyla. Suspensions with a tunable effective viscosity: a numerical study. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2012, 693, pp.345-366. ⟨10.1017/JFM.2011.535⟩. ⟨hal-00802223⟩
  • Michaël Garcia, Stefano Berti, Philippe Peyla, Salima Rafaï. The random walk of a low-Reynolds-number swimmer. Physical Review E : Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, American Physical Society, 2011, 83 (3), pp.035301(R). ⟨10.1103/PhysRevE.83.035301⟩. ⟨hal-00567205⟩
  • A. Zell, S. Gier, S. Rafaï, C. Wagner. Is there a Relationship between the Elongational Viscosity and the First Normal Stress Difference in Polymer Solutions?. Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, Elsevier, 2010, 165 (19-20), pp.1265. ⟨hal-00567211⟩
  • Salima Rafaï, Levan Jibuti, Philippe Peyla. Effective Viscosity of Microswimmer Suspensions. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2010, 104, pp.98102. ⟨10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.104.098102⟩. ⟨hal-00802233⟩
  • Salima Rafaï, Philippe Peyla, Jibuti Levan. Effective Viscosity of Microswimmer Suspensions. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2010, 104 (9), pp.098102. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLett.104.098102⟩. ⟨hal-00471216⟩
  • A. Zell, S. Gier, S. Rafaï. Is there a Relationship between the Elongational Viscosity and the First Normal Stress Difference in Polymer Solutions?. Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, Elsevier, 2009, 165, pp.2506. ⟨10.1016/j.jnnfm.2010.06.010⟩. ⟨hal-00952275⟩
  • Denis Bartolo, Mounir Aytouna, G.H. Wegdam, Daniel Bonn, Salima Rafaï. Impact dynamics of surfactant laden drops : dynamic surface tension effects. Experiments in Fluids, Springer Verlag (Germany), 2009, 48 (1), pp.49. ⟨10.1007/s00348-009-0703-9⟩. ⟨hal-00471222⟩
  • Daniel Bonn, Stéphane Rodts, Marc Groenink, Salima Rafaï, Noushine Shahidzadeh-Bonn, et al.. Some applications of magnetic resonance imaging in fluid mechanics : Complex flows and complex fluids. Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics, Annual Reviews, 2008, 40, pp.209. ⟨10.1146/annurev.fluid.40.111406.102211⟩. ⟨hal-00471442⟩
  • Noushine Shahidzadeh-Bonn, Salima Rafaï, Daniel Bonn, G.H. Wegdam. Salt crystallization during evaporation : Impact of interfacial properties. Langmuir, American Chemical Society, 2008, 24 (16), pp.8599. ⟨10.1021/la8005629⟩. ⟨hal-00471418⟩
  • Volker Weiss, Emanuel Bertrand, Salima Rafaï, Daniel Bonn, J.O. Indekeu. Effective exponents in the long-range critical wetting of alkanes on aqueous substrates. Physical Review E : Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, American Physical Society, 2007, 76, pp.051602. ⟨hal-00471459⟩
  • Salima Rafaï, Daniel Bonn, Jacques Meunier. Repulsive and attractive critical Casimir forces. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, 2007, 386 (1), pp.31. ⟨hal-00471445⟩
  • Salima Rafaï, Daniel Bonn, Jacques Meunier. Repulsive and attractive critical Casimir forces. Physica A, Elsevier, 2007, 386, pp.31-35. ⟨10.1016/J.PHYSA.2007.07.072⟩. ⟨hal-00802226⟩
  • Salima Rafaï, Noushine Shahidzadeh-Bonn, A. Azouni, Daniel Bonn. Evaporating droplets. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2006, 549, pp.307. ⟨10.1017/S0022112005008190⟩. ⟨hal-00471744⟩
  • Salima Rafaï, Daniel Bonn, Emanuel Bertrand, Jacques Meunier, Volker C. Weiss, et al.. Long-Range Critical Wetting: Observation of a Critical End Point. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2004, 92, pp.245701. ⟨10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.92.245701⟩. ⟨hal-00802229⟩
  • Salima Rafaï, Daniel Bonn, E. Bertrand, J. Meunier, V. C. Weiss, et al.. Long-Range critical wetting: Observation of a critical end point. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2004, 92, pp.245701. ⟨hal-00005731⟩
  • Salima Rafaï, Daniel Bonn, Arezki Boudaoud. Spreading of non newtonian fluids on hydrophilic surfaces. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2004, 513, pp.77. ⟨hal-00005732⟩
  • Salima Rafaï, Daniel Bonn, Arezki Boudaoud. Spreading of non-Newtonian fluids on hydrophilic surfaces. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2004, 513, pp.77-85. ⟨10.1017/S0022112004000278⟩. ⟨hal-00802227⟩
  • Salima Rafaï, Dipak Sarker, Vance Bergeron, J. Meunier, Daniel Bonn. Superspreading: aqueous surfactant drops spreading on hydrophobic surfaces. Langmuir, American Chemical Society, 2002, 18, pp.10486. ⟨hal-00005730⟩
  • Denis Fenistein, Daniel Bonn, Salima Rafaï, G.H. Wegdam, J. Meunier, et al.. What controls the thickness of a wetting layer?.. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2002, 89, pp.096101. ⟨hal-00005728⟩
  • Denis Fenistein, Daniel Bonn, Salima Rafaï, Gerard H. Wegdam, Jacques Meunier, et al.. What Controls the Thickness of Wetting Layers near Bulk Criticality?. Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society, 2002, 89, pp.96101. ⟨10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.89.096101⟩. ⟨hal-00802230⟩

Theses1 document

  • Salima Rafaï. Fluctuations et forces de surface dans les transitions de mouillage. Analyse de données, Statistiques et Probabilités [physics.data-an]. Université Paris-Diderot - Paris VII, 2004. Français. ⟨tel-00007414⟩