Main Publications

Biophysics and Active Matter

  • "Hydrodynamics of soft active matter", M.C. Marchetti, J.-F. Joanny, S. Ramaswamy, T.B. Liverpool, J. Prost, M. Rao..., 2013, Reviews of Modern Physics 85 (3).
  • "Generic theory of active polar gels: a paradigm for cytoskeletal dynamics", K. Kruse, J.-F. Joanny, F. Jülicher, J. Prost, K. Sekimoto, 2005, The European Physical Journal E 16 (1), 5-16.
  • "Asters, vortices, and rotating spirals in active gels of polar filaments", K. Kruse, J.-F. Joanny, F. Jülicher, J. Prost, K. Sekimoto, 2004, Physical Review Letters 92 (7), 078101.
  • "Active behavior of the cytoskeleton", F. Jülicher, K. Kruse, J. Prost, J.-F. Joanny, 2007, Physics Reports 449 (1-3), 3-28.
  • "Role of cortical tension in bleb growth", J.-Y. Tinevez, U. Schulze, G. Salbreux, J. Roensch, J.-F. Joanny, E. Paluch, 2009, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (44), 18581-18586.

Wetting an Spreading of Liquids

  • "A model for contact angle hysteresis", J.-F. Joanny, P.-G. De Gennes, 1984, The Journal of Chemical Physics 81 (1), 552-562.
  • "Liquid spreading", L. Léger, J.-F. Joanny, 1992, Reports on Progress in Physics 55 (4).
  • "Curvature-driven lipid sorting needs proximity to a demixing point and is aided by proteins", B. Sorre, A. Callan-Jones, J.-B. Manneville, P. Nassoy, J.-F. Joanny, J. Prost..., 2009, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (14), 5622-5626.
  • "Fingering instabilities of driven spreading films", S.M. Troian, E. Herbolzheimer, S.A. Safran, J.-F. Joanny, 1989, EPL (Europhysics Letters) 10 (1), 25.

Polymers and Soft Condensed Matter

  • "Fast DNA translocation through a solid-state nanopore", A.J. Storm, C. Storm, J. Chen, H. Zandbergen, J.-F. Joanny, C. Dekker, 2005, Nano Letters 5 (7), 1193-1197.
  • "Theory of polyelectrolyte solutions", J.-L. Barrat, J.-F. Joanny, 1996, Advances in Chemical Physics: Polymeric Systems 94, 1-66.
  • "Effects of polymer solutions on colloid stability", J.-F. Joanny, L. Leibler, P.-G. De Gennes, 1979, Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics Edition 17 (6), 1073-1084.
  • "Associating polymers: equilibrium and linear viscoelasticity", A.N. Semenov, J.-F. Joanny, A.R. Khokhlov, 1995, Macromolecules 28 (4), 1066-1075.
  • "Phase transitions in Langmuir monolayers of polar molecules", D. Andelman, F. Brochard, J.-F. Joanny, 1987, The Journal of Chemical Physics 86 (6), 3673-3681.
  • "Theory of polyampholyte solutions", P.G. Higgs, J.-F. Joanny, 1991, The Journal of Chemical Physics 94 (2), 1543-1554.