(18) K. Xie, F. Verhoeven, C. van Rijn, D. Bonn. Pulmonary surfactant stability in aerosolization (in preparation)

(17) K. Xie, M. Corpart, A. Deblais, D. Bonn. Crossover of drop coalescence  (in preparation)

(16) K. Xie, J. Housseini, P. Campos Resende, F. Le Goupil, J. Isasa, G. Fleury, H. Kellay, and G. Hadziioannou. Enhanced pyroelectricity over extended thermal range in flexible polymer thin films (under review)

(15) M. Dolgushev, T. V. Mendes, B. Gorin, K. Xie, N. Levernier, O. Bénichou, H. Kellay, R. Voituriez, T. Guérin. Evidence and quantification of memory effects in competitive first passage events. arXiv preprint arXiv:2402.05005

(14) A. Deblais#, K. Xie#, P. Lewin-Jones, D. Aarts, M. A. Herrada, J. Eggers, J. E. Sprittles, D. Bonn. Early stages of drop coalescence. arXiv preprint arXiv:2402.00500 (corresponding author)


(13) K. Xie and M. Leonetti. Mechanical characterization of core-shell microcapsules. Comptes Rendus Mécanique 351, no. S2 (2023): 1-20.

(12) Chachanidze*, K. Xie*, J. Lyu, M. Jaeger and M. Leonetti. Breakups of Chitosan microcapsules in extensional flow. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 629 (2023): 445-454. (first co-author)


(11) K. Xie, B. Gorin, R. T. Cerbus, L. Alvarez, J.-M. Rampnoux and H. Kellay. Activity Induced Rigidity of Liquid Droplets. Physical Review Letters, 2022: 129(13), 138001. (Cover)

(10) R. Chachanidze, K. Xie, H. Massaad, D. Roux, M. Leonetti and C. de Loubens. Structural characterization of the interfacial self-assembly of chitosan with oppositely charged surfactant. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 616 (2022): 911-920.


(9) J. Lyu, K. Xie, R. Chachanidze, A. Kahli, G. Boedec and M. Leonetti. Dynamics of pearling instability in polymersomes: the role of shear membrane viscosity and spontaneous curvature. Physics of Fluids 33, no. 12 (2021): 122016.

(8) K. Xie, A. Glasser, S. Shinde, Z. Zhang, J.-M. Rampnoux, A. Maali, E. Cloutet, G. Hadziioannou and H. Kellay. Delamination and wrinkling of flexible conductive polymer thin films. Advanced Functional Materials 2021: 2009039. (Frontispiece)

(7) M. Maleki, C. de Loubens, K. Xie, E. Talansier, H. Bodiguel and M. Leonetti. Membrane emulsification for the production of suspensions of uniform microcapsules with tunable mechanical properties. Chemical Engineering Science, 2021 (237) 116567

(6) J. F. Boudet, J. Lintuvuori, C. Lacouture, T. Barois, A. Deblais, K. Xie, S. Cassagnere, B. Tregon, D. B Brückner, J. C. Baret and H. Kellay. From collections of independent, mindless robots to flexible, mobile, and directional superstructures. Science Robotics, 2021: 6(56) p.eabd0272 (Cover)


(5) K. Xie, C. de Loubens, M. Jaeger and M. Leonetti. Instabilité de rides sur des microcapsules en écoulement extensionnel. Rencontre du Non Linéaire, 2019.

(4) K. Xie. Instabilities of microcapsules in flow: breakup and wrinkles. Thesis, Ecole Centrale de Marseille (2019).

2014 - 2017

(3) K. Xie, C. de Loubens, F. Dubreuil, D. Z. Gunes, M. Jaeger, and M. Leonetti. Interfacial rheological properties of self-assembling biopolymer microcapsules. Soft matter, 2017, 13(36), 6208-6217.

(2) S. Zhang, J. Qin, K. Xie, Y. Feng, and W. Bao. Thermal behavior inside scramjet cooling channels at different channel aspect ratios. Journal of Propulsion and Power, 2015, 32(1), 57-70.

(1) W. Bao, S. Zhang, J. Qin, W. Zhou and K. Xie. Numerical analysis of flowing cracked hydrocarbon fuel inside cooling channels in view of thermal management. Energy, 2014, 67, 149-161.