Stéphane Le Dizès

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Institut de Recherche sur les Phénomènes Hors Equilibre (IRPHE)
UMR 7342, CNRS - Aix-Marseille Université
Technopole de Chateau-Gombert
49, rue Frédéric Joliot-Curie
F-13013 Marseille
+33 (0)4 13 55 20 71
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Membre de l'équipe Fluide Structure Elasticité   


Workshop/Summer school on "Waves, Instabilities and Turbulence in Geophysical and Astrophysical Flows", IES Cargèse, Corsica, 7 july- 19 july, 2019.

AVAILABLE (Starting April 2019)

Projects for training periods and PhD on aerodynamics and geophysical fluid dynamics are available: 
- Vortex dynamics of rotors. (Here or here)
- Internal shear layers in stratified and rotating fluid (Here).
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you are interested.

Précédentes conférences organisées

Workshop/Summer school on "Fluid-Structure Interactions and Vortex Dynamics in Aerodynamics", Porquerolles, 29 june - 4 july 2015

Workshop/Winter school on waves and instabilities in geophysical and astrophysical flows, Les Houches, 3-8 feb. 2013

Workshop/Summer school on waves and instabilities in geophysical and astrophysical flows, Porquerolles, 25-31 May 2009

Workshop/Summer school on vortices and vortex sheets, Porquerolles, 4-10 June 2007.

Liste de publication (Google Scholar; Thomson Reuters ; Research Gate)


1- S. Le Dizès, P. A. Monkewitz & P. Huerre, 1995
Viscous structure of plane waves in spatially-developing shear flows.
Phys. Fluids 7, 1337-47.
2- S. Le Dizès, P. Huerre, J. M. Chomaz & P. A. Monkewitz, 1996
Linear global modes in spatially-developing media.
Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. 354, 169-212.
3- S. Le Dizès, M. Rossi &H. K. Moffatt, 1996
On the three-dimensional instability of elliptical vortex subjected to stretching.
Phys. Fluids 8, 2084-90.
4- M. Rossi & S. Le Dizès, 1997
Three-dimensional temporal spectrum of stretched vortices.
Phys. Rev. Letters 78, 2567-69.

5- S. Le Dizès, 1997
Global modes in falling capillary jets.
Eur. J. Mech. B/ Fluids 16 (6), 761-778.
6- C. Eloy & S. Le Dizès, 1999
Three-dimensional instability of Burgers and Lamb-Oseen vortices in a strain field.
J. Fluid Mech. 378, 145-166.
7- S. Le Dizès & C. Eloy, 1999
Short-wavelength instability of a vortex in a multipolar strain field.
Phys. Fluids 11, 500-502.
8- J.-F. Ravoux, S. Le Dizès & P. Le Gal,  2000
Stability analysis of plane wave solutions of the discrete Ginzburg-Landau Equation
Phys. Rev. E,  61 (1),  390-393.
9- S. Le Dizès, 2000
Non-axisymmetric vortices in two-dimensional flows
J. Fluid Mech. 406, 175-198.
10- C. Eloy, P. Le Gal  & S. Le Dizès, 2000
Experimental study of the multipolar vortex instability
Phys. Rev. Letters 85  (16), 3400-3403.
11- S. Le Dizès, 2000
Three-dimensional instability of a multipolar vortex in a rotating flow
Phys. Fluids 12 (11), 2762-2774.
12- O. Pouliquen, Y. Forterre & S. Le Dizès, 2001
Slow dense granular flows as a self induced process
Advances in Complex Systems.  4 (4), 441-450.

13- C. Eloy & S. Le Dizès, 2001
Stability of a Rankine vortex in a multipolar strain field
Phys. Fluids 13 (3), 660-676.
14- I. Delbende, M. Rossi & S. Le Dizès, 2002
Stretching effects on the three-dimensional stability of vortices with axial flow
J. Fluid Mech. 454, 419-44.
15- S. Le Dizès & A. Verga, 2002
Viscous interactions of two co-rotating vortices before merging
J. Fluid Mech. 467, 389-410.
16- S. Le Dizès & F. Laporte, 2002
Theoretical predictions for the elliptical instability in a two-vortex flow
J. Fluid Mech. 471, 169-201 + corrigendum
17- C. Eloy, P. Le Gal & S. Le Dizès, 2003
Elliptic and triangular instabilities in rotating cylinders
J. Fluid Mech. 476, 357-388
18- S. Le Dizès, 2003
Modal growth and non-modal growth in a stretched shear layer
Eur. J. Mech. B /Fluids 22 (5), 411-430.
19- S. Le Dizès, 2004
Viscous Critical-Layer Analysis of Vortex Normal Modes
Stud. Appl. Math. 112 (4), 315-332.
20- L. Lacaze, P. Le Gal & S. Le Dizès, 2004
Elliptical instability in a rotating spheroid
J. Fluid Mech. 505, 1-22.
21- L. Lacaze, A.-L. Birbaud & S. Le Dizès, 2005
Elliptic instability in a Rankine vortex with axial flow
Phys. Fluids. 17, 017101 (5 pages).
22- U. Ehrenstein & S. Le Dizès, 2005
Relationship between co-rotating vortex-pair equilibria and a single vortex in an external deformation field
Phys. Fluids. 17, 074103 (7 pages).

23- S. Le Dizès & L. Lacaze, 2005
An asymptotic description of vortex Kelvin modes
J. Fluid Mech. 542, 69-96.
24- L. Lacaze, P. Le Gal & S. Le Dizès, 2005
Elliptical instability of a flow in a rotating shell
Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors  151, 194-205.
25- P. Le Gal, L. Lacaze & S. Le Dizès, 2005
Magnetic field induced by elliptical instability in a rotating tidally-distorted sphere
J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 14, 30-34.
26- P. Meunier, S. Le Dizès & T. Leweke, 2005
Physics of vortex merging
C. R. Physique 6, 431-450.
27- S. Le Dizès & S. Leblanc, 2006
Note on "Multi-frequency Craik-Criminale solutions of the Navier-Stokes equations" by Fabijonas and Holm
J. Fluid Mech 550,  43-50.
28- L. Lacaze, W. Herreman, M. Le Bars, S. Le Dizès & P. Le Gal, 2006
Magnetic field induced by elliptical instability in a rotating spheroid
Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dyn. 100 (4-5), 299-317.

29- M. Le Bars & S. Le Dizès, 2006
Thermo-elliptical instability in a rotating cylindrical shell
J. Fluid. Mech.  563, 189-198.

30- S. Le Dizès & C. Millet, 2007
Acoustic near-field of a transonic instability wave packet
J. Fluid Mech. 577, 1-23.

31- A. Antkowiak, N. Bremond, S. Le Dizès & E. Villermaux, 2007
Short-term dynamics of a density interface following an impact
J. Fluid. Mech. 577, 241-250.

32- L. Lacaze, K. Ryan & S. Le Dizès, 2007
Elliptic instability in a strained Batchelor vortex
J. Fluid Mech. 577, 341-361.

33- N. Boulanger, P. Meunier & S. Le Dizès, 2007
Structure of a stratified tilted vortex
J. Fluid. Mech. 583, 443-458.

34- S. Le Dizès & D. Fabre, 2007
Large-Reynolds-number asymptotic analysis of viscous centre modes in vortices
J. Fluid Mech. 585, 153-180.

35- M. Le Bars, S. Le Dizès & P. Le Gal, 2007
Coriolis effects on the elliptical instability in cylindrical and spherical rotating containers
J. Fluid. Mech. 585, 323-342.

36- A. Antkowiak, N. Bremond, J. Duplat, S. Le Dizès & E. Villermaux, 2007
Cavity jets
Phys. Fluids 19, 091112.

37- N. Boulanger, P. Meunier & S. Le Dizès, 2008
Tilt-induced instability of a stratified vortex
J. Fluid Mech. 596, 1-20.

38- S. Le Dizès, 2008
 Inviscid waves on a Lamb-Oseen vortex in a rotating stratified fluid: consequences on the elliptic instability
 J. Fluid Mech. 597, 283-303.

39- D. Fabre & S. Le Dizès, 2008
Viscous and inviscid centre modes in the linear stability of vortices:  the vicinity of the neutral curves
J. Fluid Mech. 603, 1-38.

40- C. Roy, N. Schaeffer, S. Le Dizès & M. Thompson, 2008
Stability of a pair of co-rotating vortices with axial flow
Phys. Fluids 20, 094101.

41- M. Le Bars, P. Le Gal & S. Le Dizès, 2009
Les marées en géo- et astrophysique
Les images de la Physique 2008, 48-54.

42- S. Le Dizès & P. Billant, 2009
Radiative instability in stratified vortices
Phys. Fluids 21, 096602

43- P. Billant & S. Le Dizès, 2009
Waves on a columnar vortex in a strongly stratified fluid
Phys. Fluids 21, 106602

44- M. Le Bars, L. Lacaze, S. Le Dizès, P. Le Gal & M. Rieutord, 2010
Tidal instability in stellar and planetary binary systems
Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 178, 48-55.

45- X. Riedinger, S. Le Dizès, P. Meunier, 2010
Viscous stability properties of a Lamb-Oseen vortex in a stratified fluid
J. Fluid Mech. 645, 255-278.

46- N. Schaeffer & S. Le Dizès, 2010
Nonlinear dynamics of the elliptic instability
J. Fluid Mech. 646, 471-480.

47- S. Le Dizès & D. Fabre, 2010
Viscous ring modes in vortices with axial jet
Theor. Comp. Fluid Dyn. 24 (1), 349-361.

48- X. Riedinger, P. Meunier & S. Le Dizès, 2010
Instability of a vertical columnar vortex in a stratified fluid
Exp. Fluids 49, 673-681.

49- S. Le Dizès & X. Riedinger, 2010
The strato-rotational instability of Taylor-Couette and Keplerian flows
J. Fluid Mech. 660, 147-161.

50- D. Guimbard, S. Le Dizès, M. Le Bars, P. Le Gal, S. Leblanc, 2010
Elliptic instability of stratified fluid in a rotating cylinder
J. Fluid Mech. 660, 240-257.

51- W. Herreman, D. Cebron, S. Le Dizès & P. Le Gal, 2010
Elliptical instability in rotating cylinders: liquid metal experiments under imposed magnetic field
J. Fluid Mech. 661, 130-158.

52- L. Parras & S. Le Dizès, 2010
Temporal instability modes of supersonic round jets
J. Fluid Mech. 662, 173-196.

53- X. Riedinger, S. Le Dizès & P. Meunier, 2011
Radiative instability of the flow around a rotating cylinder in a stratified fluid
J. Fluid Mech. 672, 130-146.

54- J. Candelier, S. Le Dizès & C. Millet, 2011
Shear instability in a stratified fluid when shear and stratification are not aligned
J. Fluid Mech. 685, 191-201.

55- J. Candelier, S. Le Dizès & C. Millet, 2012
Inviscid instability of a stably stratified compressible boundary layer on an inclined surface
J. Fluid Mech. 694, 524-539.

56- A. Sauret, D. Cébron, M. Le Bars & S. Le Dizès, 2012
Fluid flows in a librating cylinder
Phys. Fluids. 24, 026603.

57- A. Sauret & S. Le Dizès, 2013
Libration-induced mean flow in a spherical shell
J. Fluid Mech. 718, 181–209. +  Corrigendum + Matlab file to plot the function F.

58- S. Richard, P. Barge & S. Le Dizès, 2013
Structure, stability and evolution of 3D Rossby vortices in protoplanetary disks
A&A 559, A30 (11pages).

59- P.-Y. Passaggia, P. Meunier, S. Le Dizès, 2014
Response of a stratified boundary layer on a tilted wall to surface undulations
J. Fluid Mech. 751, 663-684.

60- H. Bolnot, S. Le Dizès, T. Leweke, 2014
Spatio-temporal development of the pairing instability in an infinite array of vortex rings
Fluid Dyn. Res. 46, 061405.

61- T. Leweke, H. U. Quaranta, H. Bolnot, F. J. Blanco-Rodriguez, S. Le Dizès, 2014
Long- and short-wave instabilities in helical vortices
J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 524, 012154.

62- L. Vincent, L. Duchemin & S. Le Dizès, 2014
Forced dynamics of a short viscous liquid bridge
J. Fluid Mech. 761, 220-240.

63- L. Duchemin, S. Le Dizès, L. Vincent, E. Villermaux, 2015
Self-similar impulsive capillary waves on a ligament
Phys. Fluids 27, 051704.

64- S. Le Dizès, 2015
Wave field and zonal flow of a librating disk
J. Fluid Mech. 782, 178-208.

65- F. Blanco-Rodríguez, S. Le Dizès, C. Selçuk, I. Delbende, M. Rossi, 2015
Internal structure of vortex rings and helical vortices
J. Fluid Mech. 785, 219-247.

66- T. Leweke, S. Le Dizès, C. H. K. Williamson, 2016
Dynamics and instabilities of vortex pairs
Annu. Rev. Fluid Mech. 48, 507-541.

67- J. Chen, Y. Bai, S. Le Dizès, 2016
Instability of a boundary layer flow on a vertical wall in a stably stratified fluid
J. Fluid Mech. 795, 262-277.

68- P. Barge, S. Richard, S. Le Dizès, 2016
Vortices in stratified protoplanetary disks: from baroclinic instability to vortex layers
A&A 592, A136 (11 pages).

69- F. Blanco-Rodríguez, S. Le Dizès, 2016
Elliptic instability of a curved Batchelor vortex
J. Fluid Mech. 804, 224-247. + Corrigendum

70- S. Le Dizès, E. Villermaux, 2017
Capillary jet breakup by noise amplification
J. Fluid Mech. 810, 281-306.

71- F. Blanco-Rodríguez, S. Le Dizès, 2017
Curvature instability of a curved Batchelor vortex
J. Fluid Mech. 814, 397-415.

72- S. Le Dizès, M. Le Bars, 2017
Internal shear layers from librating objects
J. Fluid Mech. 826, 653-675.

73- P. Meunier, S. Le Dizès, L. Redekopp, G. R. Spedding, 2018
Internal waves generated by a stratified wake: experiment and theory
J. Fluid Mech. 846, 752-788.

74- E. Durán Venegas, S. Le Dizès,
Generalized helical vortex pairs
J. Fluid Mech. (accepted).

75- Y. Hattori, F. Blanco-Rodríguez, S. Le Dizès
Numerical Linear Stability Analysis of a Vortex Ring with Swirl
Submitted on December 2018.

76- E. Durán Venegas, S. Le Dizès, C. Eloy
A strongly-coupled model for flexible rotors
Submitted on December 2018.

Etudiants en thèse

C. Eloy (1997-2000), co-encadré avec P. Le Gal,  MdC Univ. Provence, puis Prof. Centrale Marseille
L. Lacaze (2001-2004), co-encadré avec P. Le Gal, CR CNRS IMFT
N. Boulanger (2003-2006), co-encadré avec P. Meunier, PostDoc IMFT
W. Herreman (2005-2008), co-encadré avec P. Le Gal,  MdC Univ. Paris XI
X. Riedinger (2006-2009), co-encadré avec P. Meunier, PostDoc Marie-Curie à Exeter
J. Candelier (2007-2010), co-encadré avec C. Millet (CEA), CDI Hydrocéan à Nantes
H. Bolnot (2009-2012), co-encadré avec T. Leweke, CDI Airbus Helicopters à Marignane
A. Sauret (2009-2013), co-encadré avec M. Le Bars, CR CNRS SVI
L. Vincent (2010-2013), co-encadré avec L. Duchemin, PostDoc à USC, Los Angeles (USA)
S. Richard (2010-2013), co-encadré avec P. Barge (LAM), PostDoc à Londres (UK)
J. Chen (2013-2016), co-encadré avec P. Meunier, Retour en Chine, Poste chez "Inspur"
U. Quaranta (2014-2017), co-encadré avec T. Leweke, CDI Airbus Safran aux Mureaux (78)
E. Duran-Venegas (2015- ), co-encadré avec C. Eloy
S. Christin (2018- ), co-encadrée avec P. Meunier
S. Rendon Restrepo (2018- ), co-encadré avec P. Barge


K. Ryan (U. Monash)
A. Antkowiak (IJLRA, Paris 6)
N. Schaeffer (LGIT, Grenoble)
J. Hoepffner (IJLRA, 5Paris 6)
L. Parras (U. Malaga)
F. Blanco-Rodriguez (U. Malaga)
B. Miquel (ENS)

Collaborateurs à IRPHE

M. Abid
D. Cébron
L. Duchemin
M. Le Bars
P. Le Gal
T. Leweke
P. Meunier
P.-Y Passaggia
C. Roy
A. Verga
E. Villermaux

Collaborateurs extérieurs passés et présents

J.-M. Chomaz (LadHyx, Palaiseau)
P. Huerre (LadHyx, Palaiseau)
P. Monkewitz (EPFL, Lausanne)
H. K. Moffatt (DAMTP, Cambridge, UK)
M. Rossi (LMM, Paris)
O. Pouliquen (IUSTI, Marseille)
Y. Forterre (IUSTI, Marseille)
I. Delbende (LIMSI, Orsay)
F. Laporte (AIRBUS, Toulouse)
U. Ehrenstein (U. Nice, maintenant M2P2)
S. Leblanc (U. Toulon)
C. Millet (CEA, Bruyère le Chatel)
D. Fabre (IMFT, Toulouse)
P. Billant (LadHyX, Palaiseau)
M. Thompson (U. Monash, Melbourne, Australia)
D. Guimbard (U. Toulon)
M. Rieutord (Obs. Toulouse)
P. Barge (LAM, Marseille)
S. Llewellyn Smith (UC San Diego, USA)
A. Tilgner (U. Göttingen)
C. H. K. Williamson (Cornell University, USA)
Y. Hattori (Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan)

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