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Laboratoire Matière et Systèmes complexes
UMR 7057 Université Paris Diderot-CNRS
Bâtiment Condorcet
10 rue Alice Domont et Léonie Duquet
75205 Paris cedex 13
Phone: +33 (0)1 57 27 70 64
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e-mail : Julien.Tailleur (AT) univ-paris-diderot.fr

Publication list (arxiv)


  1. A. P. Solon, J. Stenhammar, M. E. Cates, Y. Kafri, J. Tailleur, "Generalized thermodynamics of Motility-Induced Phase Separation: Phase equilibria, Laplace pressure, and change of ensembles", Preprint.
  2. M. Kourbane-Houssene, C. Érignoux, T. Bodineau, J. Tailleur, "Exact Hydrodynamic Description of Active Lattice Gases", Preprint.


  3. T. Bertrand, Y. Zhao, O. Bénichou, J. Tailleur, R. Voituriez, "Optimized Diffusion of Run-and-Tumble Particles in Crowded Environments", Phys. Rev. Lett. (In press), Preprint.
  4. A. P. Solon, J. Stenhammar, M. E. Cates, Y. Kafri, J. Tailleur, "Generalized Thermodynamics of Phase Equilibria in Scalar Active Matter", Phys. Rev. E 97, 020602(R) (2018), Preprint.
  5. Y. Fily, Y. Kafri, A. Solon, J. Tailleur, A. Turner, "Mechanical pressure and momentum conservation in dry active matter", J. Phys. A 51, 044003 (2018), Preprint.


  6. K. Aubertin, J. Tailleur, C. Wilhelm, F. Gallet, "Impact of a mechanical shear stress on intracellular trafficking", Soft Matter 13, 5298-5306 (2017).
  7. M. Hennes, J. Tailleur, G. Charron, A. Daerr, "Surfactant-induced colony surfing of Bacillus Subtilis in humid environment", Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 114, 5958 (2017), Preprint.
  8. C. Nardini, E. Fodor, E. Tjhung, F. van Wijland, J. Tailleur, M. E. Cates, "Entropy production in field theories without time reversal symmetry: Quantifying the non-equilibrium character of active matter", Physical Review X 7, 021007 (2017), Preprint.


  9. E. Fodor, C. Nardini, M. E. Cates, J. Tailleur, P. Visco, F. van Wijland, "How far from equilibrium is active matter?", Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 038103 (2016), Preprint. Synopsis in Physics.
  10. N. Nikola, A. P. Solon, Y. Kafri, M. Kardar, J. Tailleur, R. Voituriez , "Active particles on curved surfaces: Equation of state, ratchets, and instabilities", Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 098001 (2016), Preprint.
  11. A. I. Curatolo, M. R. Evans, Y. Kafri, J. Tailleur, "Multilane driven diffusive systems", J Phys A 49, 095601 (2016), Preprint.
  12. T. Laffargue, J. Tailleur, F. van Wijland, "Lyapunov exponents of stochastic systems-from micro to macro", J. Stat. Mech. 034001 (2016), Preprint.
  13. 2015

  14. A. P. Solon, J.-B. Caussin, D. Bartolo, H. Chate, J. Tailleur, "Pattern formation in flocking models: A hydrodynamic description", Phys. Rev. E 92, 062111 (2015), Preprint.
  15. A. P. Solon, J. Tailleur, "Flocking with discrete symmetry: the 2d Active Ising Model", Phys. Rev. E 92, 042119 (2015), Preprint.
  16. A. P. Solon, M. E. Cates, J. Tailleur, "Active Brownian Particles and Run-and-Tumble Particles: a Comparative Study", Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics 224, 1231-1262 (2015), Preprint.
  17. A. P. Solon, J. Stenhammar, R. Wittkowski, M. Kardar, Y. Kafri, M. E. Cates, J. Tailleur, "Pressure and Phase Equilibria in Interacting Active Brownian Spheres", Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 198301 (2015), Preprint. Viewpoint in Physics by E. Bertin.
  18. A. P. Solon, Y. Fily, A. Baskaran, M. E. Cates, Y. Kafri, M. Kardar, J. Tailleur, "Pressure is not a state function for generic active fluids", Nature Physics 11, 673-678 (2015), Preprint.
  19. T. Laffargue, P. Sollich, J. Tailleur, F. van Wijland, "Large-scale Fluctuations of Lyapunov Exponents in Diffusive Systems", Europhys. Lett. 110, 10006 (2015), Preprint.
  20. A. Solon, H. Chate, J. Tailleur, "From Phase to Micro-Phase Separation in Flocking Models: The Essential Role of Non-Equilibrium Fluctuations", Phys. Rev. Lett 114, 068101 (2015), Preprint.
  21. M.E. Cates, J. Tailleur, "Motility-Induced Phase Separation", Ann. Rev. Cond. Matt. Phys. 6, 219-244 (2015), Preprint.
  22. 2014

  23. J.-B. Caussin, A. Solon, A. Peshkov, H. Chate, T. Dauxois, J. Tailleur, V. Vitelli, D. Bartolo, "Emergent spatial structures in flocking models: a dynamical system insight", Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 148102 (2014), Preprint.
  24. 2013

  25. A. Solon, J. Tailleur, "Revisiting the flocking transition using active spins", Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 078101 (2013), Preprint.
  26. T. Laffargue, K. D. Nguyen Thu Lam, J. Kurchan, J. Tailleur, "Large deviations of Lyapunov exponents", J. Phys. A 46, 254002 (2013), Preprint.
  27. M. E. Cates, J. Tailleur, "When are active Brownian particles and run-and-tumble particles equivalent? Consequences for motility-induced phase separation", EPL 101, 20010 (2013), Preprint.
  28. 2012

  29. V. A. Martinez, R. Besseling, O. A. Croze, J. Tailleur, M. Reufer, J. Schwarz-Linek, L. G. Wilson, M. A. Bees, W. C. K. Poon, "Differential Dynamic Microscopy: a High-Throughput Method for Characterizing the Motility of Microorganism", Biophysical Journal 103, 1637 (2012), Preprint.
  30. F. D. C. Farrell, J. Tailleur, D. Marenduzzo, M. C. Marchetti, "Pattern formation in self-propelled particles with density-dependent motility", Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 248101 (2012), Preprint.
  31. 2011

  32. C. Giardina, J. Kurchan, V. Lecomte, J. Tailleur, "Simulating rare events in dynamical processes", J. Stat. Phys. 145, 787 (2011), Preprint.
  33. M. R. Evans, Y. Kafri, K. E. P. Sugden, J. Tailleur, "Phase diagram of two-lane driven diffusive systems", J. Stat. Mech. P06009 (2011), Preprint.
  34. M. Picciani, M. Athenes, J. Kurchan, J. Tailleur, "Simulating structural transitions by direct transition current sampling: the example of LJ38", J. Chem. Phys. 135, 034108 (2011), Preprint.
  35. A. G. Thompson, J. Tailleur, M. E. Cates, R. A. Blythe, "Lattice Models of Nonequilibrium Bacterial Dynamics", J. Stat. Mech. P02029 (2011), Preprint.
  36. L. G. Wilson, V. A. Martinez, J. Schwarz-Linek, J. Tailleur, P. N. Pusey, G. Bryant, W. C. K. Poon, "Differential Dynamic Microscopy of Bacterial Motility", Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 018101 (2011), Preprint.


  37. M. E. Cates, D. Marenduzzo, I. Pagonabarraga, J. Tailleur, "Arrested phase separation in reproducing bacteria: a generic route to pattern formation?", PNAS 107, 11715-11720 (2010), Preprint . Viewpoint in PNAS by M. Brenner.
  38. H. T. Touchette, R. J. Harris and J. Tailleur, "First-order phase transitions from poles in asymptotic representations of partition functions ", Physical Review E 81, 030101 (2010), Preprint .
  39. A. G. Thompson, J. Tailleur, M. E. Cates, R. A. Blythe, "Zero-Range Process with Saturated Condensation: Steady State and Dynamics", Journal of Statistical Mechanics P02013 (2010), Preprint .
  40. C. Barrett-Freeman, M. R. Evans, D. Marenduzzo, J. Tailleur, "The role of noise and advection in absorbing state phase transitions", EPL 90, 16003 (2010), Preprint .
  41. R. W. Nash, R. Adhikari, J. Tailleur, M. E. Cates, "Run-and-tumble particles with hydrodynamics: sedimentation, trapping and upstream swimming", Physical Review Letters 104, 258101 (2010), Preprint .
  42. 2009

  43. J. Tailleur, M.E. Cates, "Sedimentation, trapping, and rectification of dilute bacteria ", EPL 86, 60002 (2009), Preprint .
  44. J. Tailleur, M.R. Evans, Y. Kafri, "Non-equilibrium phase transitions in tubulation by molecular motors", Physical Review Letter 102, 118109 (2009),Preprint.
  45. 2008

  46. J. Tailleur, J. Kurchan, V. Lecomte, "Mapping out of equilibrium into equilibrium in one-dimensional transport models", Journal of Physics A 41, 50500 (2008), Preprint.
  47. J. Tailleur, M.E. Cates, " Statistical Mechanics of Interacting Run-and-Tumble Bacteria", Physical Review Letter 100, 218103 (2008) , Preprint .
  48. 2007

  49. J. Tailleur, J. Kurchan, V. Lecomte, "Mapping out of equilibrium into equilibrium: the macroscopic fluctuations of simple transport models", Physical Review Letter 99, 150602 (2007), Preprint .
  50. V. Lecomte, J. Tailleur, "A numerical approach to large deviations in continuous time", Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment, P03004, (2007), Preprint.
  51. J. Tailleur, J. Kurchan, "Probing rare physical trajectories with Lyapunov-Weighted Dynamics", Nature Physics, 3, p. 203-207, (2007) Preprint
  52. 2006

  53. J. Tailleur, S. Tanase-Nicola, J. Kurchan, "Kramers equation and supersymmetry", Journal of Statistical Physics, 122, p. 557-595, (2006), Preprint
  54. 2004

  55. P. L. Krapivsky, S. Redner, J. Tailleur, "Dynamics of an unbounded interface between ordered phases", Physical Review E, 69, 026125 (2004), Preprint
  56. P. Hyafil, J. Mozley, A. Perrin, J. Tailleur, G. nogues, M. Brune, J.M. Raimond, S. Haroche, "Coherence preserving trap architecture for long-term control of giant Rydberg atoms", Physical Review Letter, 93, 103001 (2004), Preprint


  1. M. Hennes, J. Tailleur, G. Charron, A. Daerr, "Extraction du solvant d un hydrogel par des gouttes de bacteries B. subtilis", Comptes-rendus de la 20e Rencontre du Non-Linéaire, sous presse. Preprint.
  2. T. Laffargue, J. Tailleur, " Locating a regular needle in a chaotic haystack, and conversely, using Lyapunov Weighted Dynamics", Comptes-rendus de la 17eme Rencontre du Non-Lineaire, pp. 75-80 (Non-Lineaire Publications, Saint-Etienne du Rouvray, 2014) Preprint.
  3. J. Tailleur, V. Lecomte, "Simulation of large deviation functions using population dynamics", AIP Conf. Proc, Vol 1091, pp. 212 (2009), MODELING AND SIMULATION OF NEW MATERIALS: Proceedings of Modeling and Simulation of New Materials: Tenth Granada Lectures, Preprint.
  4. J. Tailleur, J. Kurchan, "Grandes déviations et chaoticité : étude à l'aide d'une dynamique biaisée", Comptes-rendus de la 10e Rencontre du Non-linéaire, Paris (mars 2007), pp. 173-178 (Non-linéaire Publications, Orsay, 2007).
  5. J. Tailleur, S. Tanase-Nicola, J. Kurchan, "Mapping reaction paths in phase-space", International Journal of Modern Physics B, 20, 5254 (2006)

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