• Heyman, J., Lester, D.R., Turuban, R., Méheust, Y., Le Borgne T. (2020) Stretching and folding sustains chemical gradients in porous media. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, in press (article)
  • Bochet, O., Bethencourt, L., Dufresne, A., Farasin, F., Pedrot, M., Labasque, T., Chatton, E., Lavenant, N., Petton, C., Abbott, B., Aquilina, L., Le Borgne, T. (2020)  Iron-oxidizer hot spots formed by intermittent oxic-anoxic fluid mixing in fractured rocks. Nature Geoscience, 1–7 (article, data)
  • Souzy, M., Lhuissier, H., Méheust, Y., Le Borgne T., Metzger, B. (2020) Velocity distributions, dispersion and stretching in three-dimensional porous media, Journal of Fluid Mechanics 891, A16.(article, cover of JFM)


  • Turuban, R., Lester, D. R., Heyman, J., Le Borgne, T., & Méheust, Y. (2019). Chaotic mixing in crystalline granular media. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 871, 562-594 (article)
  • Rolle, M., & Le Borgne, T. (2019). Mixing and reactive fronts in the subsurface. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 85(1), 111-142 (article).
  • Burté, L., Cravotta, C., Bethencourt, L., Farasin, J., Pédrot, M., Dufresne, A., … & Aquilina, L. (2019). Kinetic study on clogging of a geothermal pumping well triggered by mixing-induced biogeochemical reactions. Environmental Science & Technology, 53, 10, 5848-5857 (article) 


  • Turuban, R., Lester, D. R., Le Borgne, T., & Méheust, Y. (2018). Space-Group Symmetries Generate Chaotic Fluid Advection in Crystalline Granular Media. Physical Review Letters, 120(2), 024501 (article).
  • Ghosh, U., Borgne, T. L., Jougnot, D., Linde, N., & Méheust, Y. (2018). Geoelectrical signatures of reactive mixing: a theoretical assessment. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(8), 3489-3498 (article, supplementary information)
  • Souzy, M., Zaier, I., Lhuissier, H., Le Borgne, T., & Metzger, B. (2018). Mixing lamellae in a shear flow. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 838 (article)
  • Jougnot, D., Jiménez-Martínez, J., Legendre, R., Le Borgne, T., Méheust, Y., & Linde, N. (2018). Impact of small-scale saline tracer heterogeneity on electrical resistivity monitoring in fully and partially saturated porous media: insights from geoelectrical milli-fluidic experiments. Advances in Water Resources113, 295-309. (article)


  • Kang, P. K., Dentz, M., Le Borgne, T., Lee, S., & Juanes, R. (2017). Anomalous transport in disordered fracture networks: spatial Markov model for dispersion with variable injection modes. Advances in Water Resources106, 80-94. (article)
  • Jiménez‐Martínez, J., Le Borgne, T., Tabuteau, H., & Méheust, Y. (2017). Impact of saturation on dispersion and mixing in porous media: Photobleaching pulse injection experiments and shear‐enhanced mixing model. Water Resources Research53(2), 1457-1472 (article).
  • Bandopadhyay, A., Le Borgne, T., Méheust, Y., & Dentz, M. (2017). Enhanced reaction kinetics and reactive mixing scale dynamics in mixing fronts under shear flow for arbitrary Damköhler numbers. Advances in Water Resources, 100, 78-95 (article).
  • Le Borgne, T., Huck, P. D., Dentz, M., & Villermaux, E. (2017). Scalar gradients in stirred mixtures and the deconstruction of random fields. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 812, 578-610 (article)
  • Guihéneuf, N., Bour, O., Boisson, A., Le Borgne, T., Becker, M. W., Nigon, B., … & Maréchal, J. C. (2017). Insights about transport mechanisms and fracture flow channeling from multi-scale observations of tracer dispersion in shallow fractured crystalline rock. Journal of contaminant hydrology, 206, 18-33 (article).
  • Shakas, A., Linde, N., Baron, L., Selker, J., Gerard, M. F., Lavenant, N., … & Le Borgne, T. (2017). Neutrally buoyant tracers in hydrogeophysics: Field demonstration in fractured rock. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(8), 3663-3671 (article).


  • Lester, D. R., Dentz, M., & Le Borgne, T. (2016). Chaotic mixing in three-dimensional porous media. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 803, 144-174 (article)
  • Dentz, M., Lester, D. R., Le Borgne, T., & de Barros, F. P. (2016). Coupled continuous-time random walks for fluid stretching in two-dimensional heterogeneous media. Physical Review E, 94(6), 061102 (article).
  • Dentz, M., Kang, P. K., Comolli, A., Le Borgne, T., & Lester, D. R. (2016). Continuous time random walks for the evolution of Lagrangian velocities. Physical Review Fluids, 1(7), 074004 (article).
  • Klepikova, M. V., Le Borgne, T., Bour, O., Dentz, M., Hochreutener, R., & Lavenant, N. (2016). Heat as a tracer for understanding transport processes in fractured media: Theory and field assessment from multiscale thermal push‐pull tracer tests. Water Resources Research, 52(7), 5442-5457 (article).
  • Noetinger, B., Roubinet, D., Russian, A., Le Borgne, T., Delay, F., Dentz, M., … & Gouze, P. (2016). Random walk methods for modeling hydrodynamic transport in porous and fractured media from pore to reservoir scale. Transport in Porous Media, 115(2), 345-385.
  • Shakas A., N. Linde, L. Baron, O. Bochet, O. Bour, T. Le Borgne (2016) Hydrogeophysical characterization of transport processes in fractured rock by combining push-pull and single-hole ground penetrating radar experiments Water Resources Research Vol. 52, 2, pp 938-953


  • Jimenez-Martinez J., P. de Anna, H. Tabuteau, R. Turuban, T. Le Borgne, Y. Méheust (2015) Pore-scale mechanisms for the enhancement of mixing in unsaturated porous media and implications for chemical reactions, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 42, 13, p. 5316–5324
  • Dentz M., T. Le Borgne, D. Lester, F. de Barros (2015) Scaling forms of particle densities for Levy walks and strong anomalous diffusion, Physical Review E Vol. 92, 3, 032128
  • Le Borgne T., M. Dentz and E. Villermaux (2015) The lamellar description of mixing in porous media, submitted to Journal of Fluid Mechanics vol. 770, pp. 458-498. doi:10.1017/jfm.2015.117
  • Ferrari, A., J. Jimenez-Martinez, T. L. Borgne, Y. Méheust, and I. Lunati (2015), Challenges in modeling unstable two-phase flow experiments in porous micromodels, Water Resources Research, 51, doi:10.1002/2014WR016384
  • Kang, P. K., T. Le Borgne, M. Dentz, O. Bour, and R. Juanes (2015), Impact of velocity correlation and distribution on transport in fractured media : Field evidence and theoretical model, Water Resources Research, 51, 940–959, doi:10.1002/ 2014WR01579