Dr Christophe Raufaste


  • Jan.- Aug. 2018: Sabbatical visitor, Goldstein Lab, DAMTP
  • 2009-2018: Associate Professor, University of Nice, France


Christophe is a sabbatical visitor in the group of Ray Goldstein. His current research interest is the fluid mechanics at deformable interfaces. Visit his webpage for further insights:


Selected Publications

  • A. Cohen, N. Fraysse, C. Raufaste, Melde's experiment on a vibrating liquid foam microchannel, Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 238001 (2017).
  • C. Raufaste, G. Ramos Chagas, T. Darmanin, C. Claudet, F. Guittard, F. Celestini, Superpropulsion of droplets and soft elastic solids, Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 108001 (2017).
  • Y. Bouret, A. Cohen, M. Argentina, N. Fraysse, C. Raufaste, Solitary-like waves in a liquid foam microchannel, Phys. Rev. F 1, 043902 (2016).
  • F. Haudin, X. Noblin, Y. Bouret, M. Argentina, C.  Raufaste,Bubble dynamics inside an outgassing hydrogel confined in a Hele-Shaw cell, Phys. Rev. E 94, 023109 (2016).
  • C. Raufaste, Y. Bouret, F. Celestini, Reactive Leidenfrost droplets, Europhys. Lett. 114, 46005 (2016).
  • A. Christensen, C. Raufaste, M. Misztal, F. Celestini, M. Guidi, C. Ellegaard, J. Mathiesen,
    Scale selection in columnar jointing: insights from experiments on cooling stearic acid and numerical simulations, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth 121, 1462--1482 (2016).