Laurence TALINI

Directeur de Recherche


Office : H204A

Tel. : 33 (0) 1 40 79 46 79

laurence.talini (arobase)

Research :

Activity twice awarded in 2016: prix Langlois de la Recherche 2016 and prix d’Instrumentation en Chimie Physique 2016

Selected publications on liquid films and Marangoni effects:

  • Dual Marangoni effects and detection of traces of surfactants. M. Arangalage, X. Li, F. Lequeux and L. Talini, Soft Matter, 14 3378 (2018).reprint
  • Water film squeezed between oil and solid: drainage towards stabilization by disjoining pressure. L. Bluteau, M. Bourrel, N. Passade-Boupat, L. Talini, E. Verneuil and F. Lequeux, Soft Matter 13, 1384 (2017). reprint
  • Boundary condition in liquid thin films revealed through the thermal fluctuations of their free surface, B. Pottier, C. Frétigny, L. Talini, Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 227801 (2015).reprint

Selected publications on surface fluctuations:

  • High bandwith linear viscoelastic properties of complex fluids from the measurement of their free surface fluctuations. B. Pottier, G. Ducouret, C. Frétigny, F. Lequeux, L. Talini, Soft Matter 7, 7843 (2011).
  • Surface fluctuations of an aging colloidal suspension: evidence for intermittent quakes.
    A. Mamane, C. Frétigny, F. Lequeux, L. Talini, EPL 88, 58002 (2009). reprint
  • Probing thermal waves on the free surface of various media: Surface Fluctuation Specular Reflection Spectroscopy.
    A. Tay, C. Thibierge, D. Fournier, C. Frétigny, F. Lequeux, C. Monteux, J.-P. Roger and L. Talini, Rev. Sci. Instrument 79, 103107 (2008).

Selected publications on the wetting and dissolution of hydrosoluble polymers:

  • Understanding the role of molar mass and stirring in polymer dissolution.
    P. Valois, E. Verneuil, F. Lequeux and L. Talini, Soft Matter 12, 8143 (2016).
  • Wetting of polymers by their solvents, F. Lequeux, L. Talini, E. Verneuil, G. Delannoy and P. Valois, Eur. Phys. J. E 39, 12 (2016). reprint
  • Glass Transition Accelerates the Spreading of Polar Solvents on a Soluble Polymer,
    J. Dupas, E. Verneuil, M. Van Landeghem,B. Bresson,L. Forny, M. Ramaioli, F. Lequeux and L. Talini, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 188302 (2014).

Selected publications on transfers in colloidal suspensions:

  • Control of particle morphology in the spray drying of colloidal suspensions.
    E. Lintingre, F. Lequeux, L. Talini and N. Tsapis, Soft Matter 12, 7435 (2016).
  • Retarded transfers of an emulsified two-component oil phase.
    J. Wang, J.B. d’Espinose, F. Lequeux, L. Talini, Phys. Rev. E 83, 031403 (2011).
  • Boiling of an emulsion in a yield stress fluid.
    G. Guéna, J. Wang, J.B. d’Espinose, F. Lequeux and L. Talini, Phys. Rev. E 82, 051502 (2010). reprint
  • Evaporation of an emulsion trapped in a yield stress fluid.
    G. Guéna, J. Corde, S. Fouilloux, J.B. d’Espinose, F. Lequeux, L. Talini, Eur. Phys. J. E 28, 463 (2009). reprint

Past research in lab "Fluides, Automatique et Systèmes Thermiques" (FAST, Orsay) :

  • Sedimentation in complex fluids
  • Gravity-driven collapse of a colloidal gel
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FAST publication list


  • Experimental Physics in L1


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