Research Fellow at the CNRS
contact : karin.john(at)ujf-grenoble.fr
- homogenization approaches for the thermodynamic consistent description of elastic materials with free growing interfaces
- modelling of material properties of microtubules
- modelling of passive and active thin liquid films
- pattern formation in reaction-diffusion systems
K. John, T. Stoeter, C. Misbah (2016) A variational approach to the growth dynamics of pre-stressed actin filament networks. J. Phys. Cond. Mat. to appear.
 L. Schädel, K. John, J. Gaillard, M. V. Nachury, L. Blanchoin and M. Théry (2015) Microtubules self-repair in response to mechanical stresses. Nat. Mater. 14, 1156.
 K. John, D. Caillerie and C. Misbah (2014) Spontaneous polarization in an interfacial growth model for actin filament networks with a rigorous mechanochemical coupling. Phys. Rev. E 90, 052706.
 K. John, S. Alonso and M. Bär (2014) Traveling waves and global oscillations triggered by attractive molecular interactions in an excitable system. Phys. Rev. E 90, 052913.
 K. John, D. Caillerie, P. Peyla, A. Raoult and C. Misbah (2013) Nonlinear elasticity of cross-linked networks. Phys. Rev. E 87, 042721.
 S. Alonso, K. John and M. Bär (2011). Complex wave patterns in an e-ffective reaction-di-ffusion model for chemical reactions in microemulsions. J. Chem. Phys. 134, 094117.
 K. John and U. Thiele (2010) Self-ratcheting Stokes drops driven by oblique vibrations. Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 107801.
 U. Thiele and K. John (2010) Transport of free surface liquid films and drops by external ratchets and self-ratcheting mechanisms. Chem. Phys. 375, 578-586.