PMMH at a glance

The PMMH laboratory includes between 70 and 80 people, including about forty permanent members who work essentially at the CNRS, ESPCI, University Paris VI and University Paris VII.

The research activities of PMMH are hydrodynamics, soft matter, chemical and physical biology, solid mechanics and statistical physics.

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Self-replicating cracks : a collaborative fracture mode in thin films

Des physiciens du PMMH viennent de mettre en évidence un nouveau mode de rupture d’un film mince (...)

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Thèse de David Bouttes

Micro-tomographie d’un borosilicate de baryum démixé : du mûrissement à la fragmentation 8 octobre (...)

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Collective motion in an active suspension of E. coli bacteria

Jeremie Gachelin, Annie Rousselet, Anke Lindner, Eric Clement, NJP, accepted 2013.

We investigate experimentally the emergence of collective motion...


A non-local rheology for granular flows across yield conditions

M. Bouzid, M. Trulsson, P. Claudin, E. Clément and B. Andreotti, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 238301 (2013).

The rheology of dense granular flows is...


Numerical Bifurcation Methods and their Application to Fluid Dynamics : Analysis beyond Simulation

H.A. Dijkstra, F.W. Wubs, A.K. Cliffe, E. Doedel, I.F. Dragomirescu, B. Eckhardt, A.Y. Gelfgat, A.L. Hazel, V. Lucarini, A.G. Salinger, E.T. Phipps,...


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Practical information

Laboratoire : 01 40 79 45 22
Directeur : Philippe Petitjeans
Administratrice : Frédérique Auger (01 40 79 45 22)
Gestionnaire : Claudette Barez (01 40 79 58 53)
Courriel :

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