1. Paramecium swimming and ciliary beating patterns: a study on four RNA interference mutations. A. Funfak, C. Fisch, H. T. Abdel Motaal, J. Diener, L. Combettes,  C.N. Baroud, & P. Dupuis-Williams. Integrative Biology, in press, 2014.


  1. Trapping and release of giant unilamellar vesicles in microfluidic wells. A. Yamada, S. Lee, P. Bassereau & C.N. Baroud. Soft Matter, 10, 5878-5885, 2014.

  2. Marangoni induced force on a drop in a Hele Shaw cell. F. Gallaire, P. Meliga, P. Laure & C.N. Baroud. Phys. Fluids, v. 26, pp. 062105, 2014.


  1. Parallel measurements of reaction kinetics using ultralow volumes. E. Fradet, P. Abbyad, M.H. Vos, & C. N. Baroud, Lab on a Chip, v.13, pp. 4326-4330, 2013. [pdf preprint]

  2. The physical mechanisms of step emulsification. R. Dangla,  E. Fradet, Y. Lopez & C. N. Baroud.  J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys, v. 46, p. 114003, 2013.    [preprint]
    -- Invited article for special issue on microfluidics.

  3. Airway re-opening through catastrophic events in a hierarchical network. M. Baudoin, Y. Song, P. Manneville, & C. N. Baroud. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA. v. 110, pp. 859-864, 2013. [pdf] [SI- pdf]

  4. Droplet microfluidics driven by gradients of confinement. R. Dangla, S.C. Kayi, & C. N. Baroud. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA. v. 110, pp. 853-858, 2013. [pdf]   [SI - pdf]


  1. Three-dimensional recirculation within a stationary microfluidic drop. S. Lee, F. Gallaire, C.N. Baroud. Soft Matter, v. 8, pp. 10750-10758, 2012. [pdf]

    -- Invited article for special issue on microfluidics and soft matter.

  1. Behavior of liquid plugs at bifurcations in a microfluidic tree network. N. Vertti Quintero, Y. Song, P. Manneville, C.N. Baroud.  Biomicrofluidics,  v. 6, p. 034105, July 2012 [pdf]

  2. Highly sensitive pH measurements using a transistor composed of a large array of parallel silicon nanowires. Gaëlle Lehoucq et al., Sensors and Actuators, B , v. ,171-172, pp. 127-134 2012. [pdf]


  1. Combining rails and anchors with laser forcing for selective manipulation within 2D droplet arrays
    E. Fradet, C. McDougall, P. Abbyad, R. Dangla, D. McGloin, and C.N. Baroud,
    Lab on a Chip , v. 11, 4228-4234, Dec. 2011. [pdf]

  2. Quantitative analysis of the dripping and jetting regimes in co-flowing capillary jets.
    M.L. Cordero, F. Gallaire, and C.N. Baroud.
    Phys. Fluids v. 23, 094111, September 2011. [preprint]

  3. Trapping microfluidic drops in wells of surface energy.
    R. Dangla, S. Lee, and C.N. Baroud. 
    Phys. Rev. Lett., v. 107, pp. 124501, September 2011. [pdf]

  4. The air-liquid flow in a microfluidic airway tree
    Y. Song, M. Baudoin, P. Manneville, and C.N. Baroud.
    Medical Eng. and Phys., v. 33, pp. 849-856. September 2011. [pdf]

  5. Transitions between three swimming gaits in Paramecium escape.
    A. Hamel, C. Fisch, L. Combettes, P. Dupuis-Williams, C.N. Baroud.
    Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., v. 108, 7290-7295, May 2011. [pdf]
    -- Highlighted cover article

  6. Monitoring a Reaction at Submillisecond Resolution in Picoliter Volumes
    A. Huebner, C. Abell, W. Huck, C.N. Baroud and F. Hollfelder.
    Anal. Chem., v. 83, pp. 1462-1468. [pdf] and Supplementary Information

  7. Rails and anchors: Guiding and trapping droplet microreactors in two dimensions
    P. Abbyad, R. Dangla, A. Alexandrou and C.N. Baroud.
    Lab on a Chip, v. 11, pp. 813-821, 2011. [pdf]
    -- Invited article for special focus issue on microfluidics in France


  1. Microchannel deformations due to solvent-induced PDMS swelling
    R. Dangla, F. Gallaire, and C.N. Baroud. Lab on a Chip, v. 10, pp. 2972-2978 , 2010. [pdf] and Supplementary Information

  2. Local interactions and the global organization of a two-phase flow in a branching tree
    Y. Song, P. Manneville, C.N. Baroud.
    Phys. Rev. Lett., v. 105, pp. 134501.[pdf]

  3. Sickling of red blood cells through rapid oxygen exchange in microfluidic drops
    P. Abbyad, P-L. Tharaux, J-L. Martin, C.N. Baroud, and A. Alexandrou Lab on a Chip, v. 10, pp. 2505-2512, 2010. [pdf]
    -- LOC Hot article. See also: Highlights in Chemical Biology

  4. Critical Review: Dynamics of microfluidic droplets
    C.N. Baroud, F. Gallaire, and R. Dangla. Lab on a Chip, v. 10, pp. 2032-2045, 2010. [pdf]
    -- Invited review.

  5. Energy criteria for elasto-capillary wrapping
    E. de Langre, C.N. Baroud, and P. Reverdy. J. of Fluids and Structures, v. 26, pp. 205-217, 2010. [pdf]


  1. Electrically initiated upstream coalescence cascade of droplets in a microfluidic flow
    M. Zagnoni, C.N. Baroud, and J.M. Cooper. Phys. Rev. E, v. 80, pp. 04603 (9 pages), 2009. [pdf]

  2. Mixing via thermocapillary generation of flow patterns inside a microfluidic drop
    M.L. Cordero, H.O. Rolfsnes, D.R. Burnhan, P.A. Campbell, D. McGloin, and C.N. Baroud. New J. of Physics, v. 11, p. 075033, 2009. [pdf]
    -- Invited article for focus issue on Nano-Microfluidics

  3. Laser-induced force on a microfluidic drop: Origin and magnitude
    E. Verneuil, M L. Cordero, F. Gallaire, and C.N. Baroud. Langmuir, v. 25, pp. 5127-5134, 2009. [pdf]

  4. Capillarity induced folding of elastic sheets
    C. Py, P. Reverdy, L. Doppler, J. Bico, B. Roman and C.N.Baroud, Euro. Phys. J. Special Topics, v. 166 pp.67-71, 2009. [pdf]

  5. Time resolved temperature rise in a thin liquid film due to laser absorption
    M L. Cordero, E. Verneuil, F. Gallaire, and C.N. Baroud. Phys. Rev. E. v. 79 pp. 011201, 2009. [pdf]


  1. Collective behavior during the exit of a wetting liquid through a network of channels
    C.N. Baroud, X.C. Wang, and J-B. Masson J. Colloid and Interface Sci., v. 326, pp. 445-450, October 2008. [pdf]

  2. Thermocapillary manipulation of droplets using holographic beam shaping: Microfluidic pin ball
    M.L. Cordero, D.R. Burnham, C.N. Baroud, D. McGloin Applied Physics Letters v. 93, Art. No. 034107, July 2008. [pdf]


  1. Capillary Origami
    C. Py et al. Physics of Fluids v. 19, Art. No. 091104 SEP 2007. (Gallery of fluid motion). [pdf]

  2. Capillary origami: wrapping a liquid drop with an elastic sheet
    C. Py, et al. Phys. Rev. Lett. v. 98, p. 156103, 2007. [pdf]
    -- See also Phys. Rev. Focus and many other broad audience citations, such as this.

  3. An optical toolbox for total control of droplet microfluidics
    C.N. Baroud, M. Robert de Saint Vincent and J.P. Delville. Lab on a Chip v. 7, pp. 1029-1033, 2007. [pdf]

  4. Thermocapillary valve for controlling droplet motion in microchannels
    C.N. Baroud, J-P. Delville, F. Gallaire and R. Wunenburger. Phys. Rev. E. v. 75, p. 046302(1-5), 2007. [pdf]

  5. Transport of wetting liquid plugs in bifurcating microfluidic channels
    C. Ody, C.N. Baroud and E. de Langre. J. Colloid and Interface Sci., v. 308, pp. 231-238, 2007. [pdf]


  1. The propagation of low-viscosity fingers into fluid-filled, branching networks
    C.N. Baroud, S. Tsikata, and M. Heil. J. Fluid Mech., v. 546, pp. 285-294, 2006. [pdf]


  1. Multiphase flows in microfluidics
    C.N. Baroud and H. Willaime, Comptes Rendus de physique, v. 5, pp. 547-555, June 2004. [pdf]


  1. Reaction-diffusion dynamics: confrontation between theory and experiment in a microfluidic reactor
    C. N. Baroud, F. Okkels, L. Ménétrier, and P. Tabeling.
    Phys. Rev. E, v.67, pp. 060104(R), June 2003. [pdf]

  2. Nonextensivity in turbulence in rotating two-dimensional and three-dimensional flows,
    C. N. Baroud and H. L. Swinney. Physica D, v. 184, pp. 21-28, October 2003. [pdf]
    Complexity and Nonlinearity in Physical Systems -- A Special Issue to Honor Alan Newell.

  3. Scaling in three-dimensional and quasi-two-dimensional rotating turbulent flows
    C. N. Baroud, B. B. Plapp, Z.-S. She and H. L. Swinney.
    Phys. Fluids. v.15 pp. 2091-2104, August 2003. [pdf]

  4. Anomalous self-similarity in rotating turbulence
    C. N. Baroud, B. B. Plapp, Z.-S. She and H. L. Swinney. Phys. Rev. Letters, v.88, pp. 114501, March 2002. [pdf]
    Article cited in Nature Physics Portal on March 7th, 2002.[citation]

  5. Nonlinear determinism in time series measurements of 2-dimensional turbulence
    M. Ragwitz, C. N. Baroud, B. B. Plapp and H. L. Swinney.
    Physica D, v.162, pp. 244-255, February 2002. [pdf]

  6. Experimental and numerical studies of an eastward jet over topography
    Y. Tian, E.R. Weeks, K. Ide, J.S. Urbach, C.N. Baroud, M. Ghil, and H.L. Swinney, Journal of Fluid Mechanics. v.438, pp. 129-157, July 2001. [pdf]

  7. Induced micro-variations in hydrodynamic bearings
    C. N. Baroud, I. Busch-Vishniac and K .Wood,
    ASME Journal of Tribology, v.122, pp. 585-589, July 2000. [pdf]

Publications in refereed journals


  1. 6 French and international patent families on droplet generation, manipulation, and analysis.

Book chapters

  1. Droplet microfluidics in two-dimensional channels
    Chapter in the book Micro-segmented flow.  J.M. Koehler & B.P. Cahill, eds. Springer, 2013.

  2. Microfluidic Drops as Microreactors
    Chapter in the book Lab-on-a-Chip Technology (Vol. 2): Biomolecular Separation and Analysis, K. E. Herold  & A. Rasooly, eds. Horizon Press, 2009.

  3. Two entries to the Encyclopedia of microfluidics and nanofluidics, edited by Dongqing Li:

    1. Thermo-capillarity

    2. Marangoni convection


Habilitation a diriger les recherches (HDR): Université Paris 7 Denis-Diderot, 2008.
Ecoulements diphasiques en microfluidique : De la science à  l'application (Mostly in English)

PhD Thesis: U. of Texas at Austin, 2001
Transitions from three- to two-dimensional turbulence in a rotating system.