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Jean-Baptiste FOURNIER
Laboratoire Matière et Systèmes Complexes (MSC).
Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7 & UMR CNRS 7057,
10, rue Alice Domon et Léonie Duquet.
75205 Paris cedex 13. France.


Tél.: +33 (0)1 57 27 62 49
Fax: +33 (0)1 40 79 47 31
Mel: jean-baptiste.fournier(at)univ-paris-diderot.fr


Contents:    CV - Teaching material - Research - Publications


Short CV

2005 Research at Laboratoire Matière et Systèmes Complexes (Univ. Paris Diderot)
2003 Professor at Université Paris Diderot
1997 Research at Laboratoire de Physico-Chimie Théorique (ESPCI, Paris).
1995-96 Sabbatical year in the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB).
1995 Habilitation à diriger les recherches (HDR).
1991 CNRS Researcher. Research at Laboratoire de Physique des Solides (Univ. Pari-Sud).
1989-91 PhD in Physics at Laboratoire de physique des solides, Orsay (Univ. Paris-Sud).
1986 École Normale Supérieure de St Cloud.



Research

Soft condensed matter and biological physics from the point of view of statistical physics, elasticity and hydrodynamics.



Publications


  1. Dynamics of a bilayer membrane coupled to a two-dimensional cytoskeleton: Scale transfers of membrane deformations
    R. Okamoto, S. Komura, J.-B. Fournier
    Phys. Rev. E 96, 012416 (2017).


  2. Membrane structure formation induced by two types of banana-shaped proteins
    H. Noguchi, J.-B. Fournier
    Soft Matter 13, 4099 (2017).


  3. Linear response approximation in effective field theory for the calculation of elastically mediated interactions in one dimension
    G. Koleski, J.-B. Fournier
    Phys. Rev. E 93, 052128 (2016).


  4. Relaxation dynamics of two-component fluid bilayer membranes
    R. Okamoto, Y. Kanemori, S. Komura, J.-B. Fournier
    Eur. Phys. J. E 39, 52 (2016).


  5. Monte Carlo study of the frame, fluctuation and internal tensions of fluctuating membranes with fixed area
    H. Shiba, H. Noguchi, J.-B. Fournier
    Soft Matter 12, 2373 (2016).


  6. Hydrodynamics of bilayer membranes with diffusing transmembrane proteins
    A. Callan-Jones, M. Durand, J.-B. Fournier
    Soft Matter 12, 1791 (2016).


  7. High-order power series expansion of the elastic interaction between conical membrane inclusions
    J.-B. Fournier, P. Galatola
    Eur. Phys. J E 38, 86 (2015).


  8. On the hydrodynamics of bilayer membranes
    J.-B. Fournier
    Int. J. Nonlinear Mech. 75, 67 (2015).


  9. Erratum: Dynamics of the force exchanged between membrane inclusions
    J.-B. Fournier
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 219901 (2015).


  10. Interplay of packing and flip-flop in local bilayer deformation. How phosphatidylglycerol could rescue mitochondrial function in a cardiolipin-deficient yeast mutant
    N. Khalifat, M. Rahimi, A.-F. Bitbol, M. Seigneuret, J.-B. Fournier, N. Puff, M. Arroyo, M. I. Angelova
    Biophys. J. 107, 879 (2014).


  11. Dynamics of the force exchanged between membrane inclusions
    J.-B. Fournier
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 128101(2014).


  12. Capillary force acting on a colloidal particle floating on a deformed interface
    P. Galatola, J.-B. Fournier
    Soft Matter 10, 2197 (2014).


  13. Capillary force on a micrometric sphere trapped at a fluid interface exhibiting arbitrary curvature gradients
    C. Blanc, D. Fedorenko, M. Gross, M. In, M. Abkarian, M. A. Gharbi, J.-B. Fournier, P. Galatola, M. Nobili
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 058302 (2013).


  14. On the dynamics of the interaction between triggered active inclusions
    J.-B. Fournier, K. Sin Ronia
    J. Stat. Mech. P08005 (2013).


  15. Membrane properties revealed by spatiotemporal response to a local inhomogeneity
    A.-F. Bitbol, J.-B. Fournier
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1828, 1241 (2013).


  16. Universality in the point discretization method for calculating Casimir interactions with classical Gaussian fields
    K. Sin Ronia, J.-B. Fournier
    EPL 100, 30008 (2012).


  17. Bilayer elasticity at the nanoscale: the need for new terms
    A.-F. Bitbol, D. Constantin, J.-B. Fournier
    PLoS ONE 7 (11), e48306 (2012).


  18. Lipid membrane deformation in response to a local pH modification: theory and experiments
    A.-F. Bitbol, N. Puff, Y. Sakuma, M. Imai, J.-B. Fournier, M. Angelova
    Soft Matter 8, 6073 (2012).


  19. Comment on "Are stress-free membranes really 'tensionless'?" by Schmid F.
    J.-B. Fournier
    EPL 97, 18001 (2012).


  20. Universal amplitudes of the Casimir-like interactions between four types of rods in fluid membranes
    A.-F. Bitbol, K. Sin Ronia et J.-B. Fournier
    EPL 96, 40013 (2011).


  21. Lipid packing variations induced by pH in cardiolipin-containing bilayers: The driving force for the cristae-like shape instability
    N. Khalifat, J.-B. Fournier, M. I. Angelova et N. Puff
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1808, 2724 (2011).


  22. Dynamical membrane curvature instability controlled by intermonolayer friction
    A.-F. Bitbol, J.-B. Fournier, M. I. Angelova et N. Puff
    J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 23, 284102 (2011).


  23. Forces exerted by a correlated fluid on embedded inclusions
    A.-F. Bitbol, J.-B. Fournier
    Phys. Rev. E 83, 061107 (2011).


  24. Membrane stress tensor in the presence of lipid density and composition inhomogeneities
    A.-F. Bitbol, L. Peliti, J.-B. Fournier
    Eur. Phys. J. E 34, 53 (2011).


  25. Behavior of colloidal particles at a nematic liquid crystal interface
    M. A. Gharbi, M. Nobili, M. In, G. Prévot, P. Galatola, J.-B. Fournier and C. Blanc.
    Soft Matter 7, 1467 (2011).


  26. Fluctuations of the Casimir-like force between two membrane inclusions
    A.-F. Bitbol, P. G. Dommersnes, and J.-B. Fournier
    Phys. Rev. E 81, 050903(R) (2010).


  27. On the surface tension of fluctuating quasi-spherical vesicles
    C. Barbetta, A. Imparato, and J.-B. Fournier
    Eur. Phys. J. E 31, 333 (2010).


  28. On the fluctuations of the force exerted by a lipid nanotubule
    C. Barbetta and J.-B. Fournier
    Eur. Phys. J. E 29, 183 (2009).


  29. Chemically triggered ejection of membrane tubules controlled by intermonolayer friction
    J.-B. Fournier, N. Khalifat, N. Puff and M. I. Angelova
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 018102 (2009).


  30. Corrections to the Laplace law for vesicle aspiration in micropipettes and other confined geometries
    J.-B. Fournier and P. Galatola
    Soft Matter 4, 2463 (2008).


  31. Membrane deformation under local pH gradient: mimicking mitochondrial cristae dynamics
    N. Khalifat, N. Puff, S. Bonneau, J.-B. Fournier and M. I. Angelova
    Biophys. J. 95, 4924 (2008).


  32. Direct calculation from the stress tensor of the lateral surface tension of fluctuating fluid membranes
    J.-B. Fournier and C. Barbetta
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 078103 (2008).


  33. On the stress and torque tensors in fluid membranes
    J.-B. Fournier
    Soft Matter 3, 883 (2007).


  34. Critical fluctuations of tense fluid membranes tubules
    J.-B. Fournier and P. Galatola
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 018103 (2007).


  35. Effective creases and contact angles between membrane domains with high spontaneous curvature
    J.-B. Fournier and M. Ben Amar
    Eur. Phys. J. E 21, 11 (2006).


  36. General up to next-nearest-neighbour elasticity of triangular lattices in three dimensions
    C. Dubus, K. Sekimoto and J.-B. Fournier
    Proc. R. Soc. A 462, 2695 (2006).


  37. A Gaussian model for the membrane of red blood cells with cytoskeletal defects
    C. Dubus and J.-B. Fournier
    Europhys. Lett. 75 (1), 181 (2006).


  38. Determination of the interactions in confined macroscopic Wigner islands: theory and experiments
    P. Galatola, G. Coupier, M. Saint Jean, J.-B. Fournier, C. Guthmann
    Eur. Phys. J. B 50, 549 (2006).


  39. Modeling planar degenerate wetting and anchoring in nematic liquid crystals
    J.-B. Fournier and P. Galatola
    Europhys. Lett. 72, 403 (2005).


  40. Fluctuation spectrum of fluid membranes coupled to an elastic meshwork: jump of the effective surface tension at the mesh size
    J.-B. Fournier, D. Lacoste, E. Raphaël
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 018102 (2004).


  41. Elastic interaction between ``hard'' or ``soft'' pointwise inclusions on biological membranes
    D. Bartolo, J.-B. Fournier.
    Eur. Phys. J. E 11, 141 (2003).


  42. Dynamin recruitment by clathrin coats: a physical step?
    J.-B. Fournier, P.-G. Dommersnes, and P. Galatola.
    C. R. Biologies 326, 467 (2003).


  43. Effective interactions between inclusions in complex fluids driven out of equilibrium.
    D. Bartolo, A. Ajdari, J.-B. Fournier.
    Phys. Rev. E. 67, 061112 (2003).


  44. Interaction and flocculation of spherical colloids wetted by a surface-induced corona of paranematic order.
    P. Galatola, J.-B. Fournier, and H. Stark.
    Phys. Rev. E. 67, 031404 (2003).


  45. The many-body problem for anisotropic membrane inclusions and the self-assembly of "saddle" defects into an "egg-carton".
    P.-G. Dommersnes and J.-B. Fournier
    Biophys. J. 83, 2898 (2002).


  46. Extravasation of adhering vesicles.
    C. Tordeux and J.-B. Fournier.
    Europhys. Lett. 60, 875 (2002).


  47. Fluctuations of fluctuation-induced Casimir-like forces.
    D. Bartolo, A. Ajdari, J.-B. Fournier, and R. Golestanian.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 230601 (2002).


  48. Wormlike chain or tense string? A question of resolution.
    J.-B. Fournier.
    Continuum Mech. Thermodyn. 14, 241 (2002).


  49. Analytical characterization of adhering vesicles
    C. Tordeux, J.-B. Fournier, and P. Galatola.
    Phys. Rev. E 65, 041912 (2002).


  50. Exact calculations of the paranematic interaction energy for colloidal dispersions in the isotropic phase of a nematogenic material.
    J.-B. Fournier and P. Galatola.
    Phys. Rev. E 65, 032702 (2002).


  51. Anisotropic capillary interactions and jamming of colloidal particles trapped at a liquid-fluid interface.
    J.-B. Fournier and P. Galatola.
    Phys. Rev. E 65, 031601 (2002).


  52. Casimir Torques between Anisotropic Boundaries in Nematic Liquid Crystals.
    R. Golestanian, A. Ajdari, and J.-B. Fournier.
    Phys. Rev. E 64, 022701 (2001).


  53. Effective area-elasticity and tension of micro-manipulated membranes.
    J.-B. Fournier, A. Ajdari, L. Peliti.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 4970 (2001).


  54. Nematic-wetted colloids in the isotropic phase: pairwise interaction, biaxiality and defects.
    P. Galatola, J.-B. Fournier.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 3915 (2001).


  55. Comment on "Theory for the bending anisotropy of lipid membranes and tubule formation".
    J.-B. Fournier and L. Peliti.
    Phys. Rev. E 63, 013901 (2000).


  56. Effective anchoring and scaling in nematic liquid crystals.
    J.-B. Fournier and P. Galatola.
    Eur. Phys. J. E 2, 59-65 (2000).


  57. Pulling on a Sphere Adhering to a Supported Bilayer Membrane.
    C. Tordeux and J.-B. Fournier.
    Langmuir 16, 2991 (2000).


  58. Long-range Casimir interactions between impurities in nematic liquid crystals and the collapse of polymer chains in such solvents.
    D. Bartolo, D. Long and J.-B. Fournier.
    Europhys. Lett 49, 729 (2000).


  59. N-body study of anisotropic membrane inclusions: membrane mediated interactions and ordered aggregation.
    P. G. Dommersnes and J.-B. Fournier.
    Eur. Phys. J. B 12, 9 (1999).


  60. Coarse-graining analysis of the Berreman anchoring.
    J.-B. Fournier and P. Galatola.
    Phys. Rev. E 60, 2404 (1999).


  61. Coarse-grained surface energies and temperature-induced anchoring transitions in nematic liquid crystals.
    J.-B. Fournier and P. Galatola.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 4859 (1999).


  62. Microscopic membrane elasticity and interactions among membrane inclusions: interplay between the shape, dilation, tilt and tilt-difference modes.
    J.-B. Fournier.
    Eur. Phys. J. B 11, 261 (1999).


  63. On the effects of a nematic phase confined to a membrane.
    J.-B. Fournier, P. Galatola and L. Peliti.
    Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 332, 539 (1999).


  64. Casimir and mean-field interactions between membrane inclusions subject to external torques.
    P. G. Dommersnes and J.-B. Fournier.
    Europhys. Lett. 46, 256 (1999).


  65. Nematic-wetted colloids in the isotropic phase.
    P. Galatola and J.-B. Fournier.
    Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 330, 535 (1999).


  66. Bilayer membranes with 2D-nematic order of the surfactant polar heads.
    J.-B. Fournier and P. Galatola.
    Braz. J. Phys. 28, 329 (1998).


  67. Paired defects of nematic surfactant bilayers.
    J.-B. Fournier and L. Peliti.
    Phys. Rev. E 58, R6919 (1998).


  68. Coupling between membrane tilt-difference and dilation: a new "ripple" instability and multiple crystalline inclusions phases.
    J.-B. Fournier.
    Europhys. Lett. 43, 725 (1998).


  69. Long-range elastic forces between membrane inclusions in spherical vesicles.
    P. G. Dommersnes, J.-B. Fournier and P. Galatola.
    Europhys. Lett. 42, 233 (1998).


  70. Sponges, tubules and modulated phases of para-antinematic membranes.
    J.-B. Fournier and P. Galatola.
    J. Phys. II France 7, 1509 (1997).


  71. Tubular vesicles and effective fourth-order membrane elastic theories.
    J.-B. Fournier and P. Galatola.
    Europhys. Lett. 39, 225 (1997).


  72. Comment on "Long-range forces in heterogeneous fluid membranes".
    J.-B. Fournier and P. G. Dommersnes.
    Europhys. Lett. 39, 681 (1997).


  73. Deviatoric spontaneous curvature of lipid membranes induced by siamese macromolecular cosurfactants.
    C. Marques and J.-B. Fournier.
    Europhys. Lett. 35, 361 (1996).


  74. On the capillarity of smectic-A free surfaces in drops and free standing films.
    J.-B. Fournier.
    J. Phys. II France 6, 985 (1996).


  75. Non-topological saddle-splay and curvature instabilities from anisotropic membrane inclusions.
    J.-B. Fournier.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 4436 (1996).


  76. Geometrical exact solutions for confocal lamellar textures yielding confinement and faceting phenomena.
    J.-B. Fournier and E. G. Virga.
    Proc. R. Soc. Lond. A 452, 1251 (1996).


  77. New features of two-dimensional soft matter domains: dips and quasi-cusps.
    P. Galatola and J.-B. Fournier.
    Phys. Rev. Lett., 75, 3297 (1995).


  78. Generalized Gibbs-Thomson equation and surface stiffness for materials with an orientational order-parameter.
    J.-B. Fournier.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 75, 854 (1995).


  79. Ondulation instability of the interface between a smectic-C liquid crystal and its isotropic or nematic melt.
    J.-B. Fournier and P. Galatola.
    J. Phys. II France 5, 1297 (1995).


  80. Equilibrium confocal textures in a smectic-A cell.
    E. G. Virga and J.-B. Fournier.
    Rend. Mat. Acc. Lincei 9, 65 (1995).


  81. Spontaneous undulations of equilibrium interfaces with positive surface stiffness.
    P. Galatola, J.-B. Fournier and G. Durand.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 73, 2212 (1994).


  82. Dilation sheath of smectic-A focal conics singular lines.
    J.-B. Fournier.
    Phys. Rev E 50, 2868 (1994).


  83. Curvature capillarity of lamellar phases.
    J.-B. Fournier, E. G. Virga, and G. Durand.
    Europhys. Lett. 28, 109 (1994).


  84. On the covariant elasticity of smectic-A phases.
    J.-B. Fournier.
    Eur. J. Phys. 15, 319 (1994).


  85. Spherulite phase induction from positive gaussian curvature in lyotropic lamellar liquid crystals.
    J.-B. Fournier and G. Durand.
    J. Phys. II France 4, 975 (1994).


  86. Curvature-elasticity of smectic-A textures with virtual surface singularities.
    J.-B. Fournier.
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 70, 1445 (1993).


  87. Growth instability and pricking-fracture mechanism in smectic-A focal-conic nucleation.
    J.-B. Fournier, M. Warenghem, and G. Durand.
    Phys. Rev. E 47, 1144 (1993).


  88. Nematic distortions around chiral and polar impurities: electrostatic and magnetostatic analogies.
    J.-B. Fournier.
    Eur. J. Phys. 14, 184 (1993).


  89. Smectic-A flexo-, piezo- and ordo-electricity.
    J.-B. Fournier and G. Durand.
    J. Phys. II France 2, 1001 (1992).


  90. Tears of wine.
    J.-B. Fournier and A. M. Cazabat.
    Europhys. Lett. 20, 517 (1992).


  91. Focal conic faceting in smectic-A liquid crystals.
    J.-B. Fournier and G. Durand.
    J. Phys. II France 1, 845 (1991).


  92. Volumic faceting of smectic-A liquid crystals.
    J.-B. Fournier and G. Durand.
    J. Phys. Colloq. France C7, 157 (1990).


  93. Intrinsic frustration and space curvature in smectic-A liquid crystals.
    J.-B. Fournier, J. F. Sadoc, and G. Durand.
    "Geometry and Thermodynamics" (Plenum Press, New York, 1990).


  94. Surface frustration and texture instability in smectic-A liquid crystals.
    J.-B. Fournier, I. Dozov, and G. Durand.
    Phys. Rev. A 41, 2252 (1990).



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