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Maurine Montagnat-Rentier



[Institute of Geosciences of Environment]( research team : CryoDYN Currently at [Centre d’Etude de la Neige](, CNRM MeteoFrance Director of the French Groupement de Recherche "Recrystrallization and Grain Growth" (2011-2021) [GDR REX ]( Outreach -------- ["La glace, une matière à réflexion](, La Conversation Scientifique, France Culture, Samedi 2 mars 2019. ["L’Objet de mes recherches"]( Film ["Cristal de glace"]( Scientific interests -------------------- - Ice mechanical behavior, multi-scale approach, from dislocation to polycrystal - Characterization of deformation heterogeneities. Strain field measurements by Digital Image Correlation, lattice distortion via EBSD analyses. - Recrystallization mechanisms, dynamic and post-dynamic - Micro-Macro full-field modeling based on a Fast Fourier Approach. - Snow and firn microstructures and mechanical behavior. - Measurements and modeling of texture evolution along deep ice cores. - Formation and behavior of waterfall ice. Research project funded by the [Petzl Foundation]( Recent and on-going projects ---------------------------- ![-]( Main partner of the [ERC Projet RhEOVOLUTION](, led by Andréa Tommasi (Géosciences Montpellier). 2020-2025 ![-]( Research fellow in [WSL-SLF Davos](, August 2016 to August 2017 ![-]( CNRS research exchange project PICS between Davos (Switzerland), LGGE and CEN (Grenoble). Coordinator 2016-2018 ![-]( ANR Project "DREAM", 2014-2018. Coordinator. Dynamic Recrystallization of Anisotropic Materials. [website]( ![-]( ESF RNP Program MicroDIce. Micro Dynamique of Ice (2010 - 2017). Coordinator. [website]( ![-]( ANR Project "ELVIS", 2008-2012. Micromechanical approach of nonlinear ELasto-VIScoplasticity in polycrystalline materials : theory, modeling, and experimental comparison. [website]( ![-]( Responsible for a research project on ice waterfalls, ["Cristal de glace, itinéraire scientifique au coeur des cascades de glace"](, 2006-2013 [Petzl Foundation]( ![-]( ANR Project "NEEM-France", 2007-2011. Deep ice core and vulnerability of the Greenland ice sheet.


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Ice aprons on steep high-alpine slopes: insights from the Mont-Blanc massif, Western Alps

Ludovic Ravanel , Grégoire Guillet , Suvrat Kaushik , Susanne Preunkert , Emmanuel Malet
Journal of Glaciology, inPress, ⟨10.1017/jog.2023.15⟩
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Disentangling creep and isothermal metamorphism during snow settlement with X-ray tomography

Antoine Bernard , Pascal Hagenmuller , Maurine Montagnat , Guillaume Chambon
Journal of Glaciology, In press, pp.PII S0022143022001095. ⟨10.1017/jog.2022.109⟩
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Texture characterization of some large hailstones with an automated technique

Maurine Montagnat , Mathieu Bourcier , Armelle Philip , Paul Bons , Catherine Bauer
Journal of Glaciology, 2021, pp.1-15. ⟨10.1017/jog.2021.66⟩
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Influence of porosity on ice dynamic behavior as assessed by spalling tests

David Georges , Dominique Saletti , Maurine Montagnat , Pascal Forquin , Pascal Hagenmuller
Journal of Dynamic Behavior of Materials, 2021, ⟨10.1007/s40870-021-00300-z⟩
Journal articles hal-03328409v1
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Investigation of a cold-based ice apron on a high-mountain permafrost rock wall using ice texture analysis and micro- 14 C dating: a case study of the Triangle du Tacul ice apron (Mont Blanc massif, France)

Grégoire Guillet , Susanne Preunkert , Ludovic Ravanel , Maurine Montagnat , Ronny Friedrich
Journal of Glaciology, 2021, pp.1-8. ⟨10.1017/jog.2021.65⟩
Journal articles hal-03409474v1
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On the Birth of Structural and Crystallographic Fabric Signals in Polar Snow: A Case Study From the EastGRIP Snowpack

Maurine Montagnat , Henning Löwe , Neige Calonne , Martin Schneebeli , Margret Matzl
Frontiers in Earth Science, 2020, ⟨10.3389/feart.2020.00365⟩
Journal articles hal-03024371v1
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Dislocation dynamics during cyclic loading in copper single crystal

Gabriel L'Hôte , Sophie Cazottes , J. Lachambre , M. Montagnat , P. Courtois
Materialia, 2019, 8, pp.100501. ⟨10.1016/j.mtla.2019.100501⟩
Journal articles hal-03001659v2
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A study of the mechanical response of polycrystalline ice subjected to dynamic tension loading using the spalling test technique

Dominique Saletti , David Georges , Victor Gouy , Maurine Montagnat , Pascal Forquin
International Journal of Impact Engineering, 2019, pp.103315. ⟨10.1016/j.ijimpeng.2019.103315⟩
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Recrystallization processes, microstructure and crystallographic preferred orientation evolution in polycrystalline ice during high-temperature simple shear

Baptiste Journaux , Thomas Chauve , Maurine Montagnat , Andrea Tommasi , Fabrice Barou
The Cryosphere, 2019, 13 (5), pp.1495-1511. ⟨10.5194/tc-13-1495-2019⟩
Journal articles hal-02173757v1
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Micro‐seismic monitoring of a shear fault within a floating ice plate

Cédric Lachaud , David Marsan , Maurine Montagnat , Jérome Weiss , Ludovic Moreau
Journal of Geophysical Research : Solid Earth, inPress, ⟨10.1029/2019JB018339⟩
Journal articles hal-02306775v1
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Multi-channel and multi-polarization radar measurements around the NEEM site

Jilu Li , Jose Vélez González , Carl Leuschen , Ayyangar Harish , Prasad Gogineni
The Cryosphere, 2018, 12 (8), pp.2689-2705. ⟨10.5194/tc-12-2689-2018⟩
Journal articles hal-02389979v1
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Microstructural evolution during thermal annealing of ice-Ih

Karoly Hidas , Andrea Tommasi , David Mainprice , Thomas Chauve , Fabrice Barou
Journal of Structural Geology, 2017, 99, pp.31-44. ⟨10.1016/j.jsg.2017.05.001⟩
Journal articles hal-01685644v1
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Non-basal dislocations should be accounted for in simulating ice mass flow

T. Chauve , M. Montagnat , S. Piazolo , B. Journaux , J. Wheeler
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2017, 473, pp.247-255. ⟨10.1016/j.epsl.2017.06.020⟩
Journal articles hal-01832189v1
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Strain field evolution at the ductile-to-brittle transition: a case study on ice

Thomas Chauve , Maurine Montagnat , Cedric Lachaud , David Georges , Pierre Vacher
Solid Earth, 2017, 8 (5), pp.943 - 953. ⟨10.5194/se-8-943-2017⟩
Journal articles hal-01698762v1
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Modelling the transport of geometrically necessary dislocations on slip systems: application to single- and multi-crystals of ice

Thiebaud Richeton , Lu Tuan Le , Thomas Chauve , Marc Bernacki , Stéphane Berbenni
Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 2017, 25 (2), pp.25010. ⟨10.1088/1361-651X/aa5341⟩
Journal articles hal-01826154v1

Investigation of nucleation processes during dynamic recrystallization of ice using cryo-EBSD

T. Chauve , M. Montagnat , Fabrice Barou , K. Hidas , Andrea Tommasi
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 2017, 375 (2086), pp.20150345. ⟨10.1098/rsta.2015.0345⟩
Journal articles hal-01467152v1
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The layered evolution of fabric and microstructure of snow at Point Barnola, Central East Antarctica

Neige Calonne , Maurine Montagnat , Margret Matzl , Martin Schneebeli
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2017, 460, pp.293-301. ⟨10.1016/j.epsl.2016.11.041⟩
Journal articles hal-01832198v1
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Critical investigation of calculation methods for the elastic velocities in anisotropic ice polycrystals

Agnès Maurel , Jean-François Mercier , Maurine Montagnat
The Cryosphere, 2016, 10, pp.3063 - 3070. ⟨10.5194/tc-10-3063-2016⟩
Journal articles hal-01418303v1
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Propagation of elastic waves through textured polycrystals: application to ice

Agnès Maurel , Fernando Lund , Maurine Montagnat
PROCEEDINGS A, 2015, 471 (2177), pp.20140988. ⟨10.1098/rspa.2014.0988⟩
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Analysis of Dynamic Recrystallization of Ice from EBSD Orientation Mapping

Maurine Montagnat , Thomas Chauve , Fabrice Barou , Andrea Tommasi , Benoît Beausir
Frontiers in Earth Science, 2015, 3, ⟨10.3389/feart.2015.00081⟩
Journal articles hal-01515284v1
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Strain field evolution during dynamic recrystallization nucleation; A case study on ice

T. Chauve , M. Montagnat , P. Vacher
Acta Materialia, 2015, 101, pp.116-124. ⟨10.1016/j.actamat.2015.08.033⟩
Journal articles hal-02014830v1
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Effect of local stress heterogeneities on dislocation fields: Examples from transient creep in polycrystalline ice

S. Piazolo , M. Montagnat , F. Grennerat , H. Moulinec , J. Wheeler
Acta Materialia, 2015, 90, pp.303-309. ⟨10.1016/j.actamat.2015.02.046⟩
Journal articles hal-01746106v1
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Fabric along the NEEM ice core, Greenland, and its comparison with GRIP and NGRIP ice cores

M. Montagnat , N. Azuma , D. Dahl-Jensen , J. Eichler , S. Fujita
The Cryosphere, 2014, 8 (4), pp.1129-1138. ⟨10.5194/tc-8-1129-2014⟩
Journal articles hal-01745573v1
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Multiscale modeling of ice deformation behavior

Maurine Montagnat , O. Castelnau , P. D. Bons , S.H. Faria , O. Gagliardini
Journal of Structural Geology, 2014, 61, pp.78-108. ⟨10.1016/j.jsg.2013.05.002⟩
Journal articles hal-00904919v1
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Ice cascade growth and decay: a thermodynamic approach

F. Gauthier , M. Montagnat , J. Weiss , M. Allard , B. Hétu
Journal of Glaciology, 2013, 59 (215), pp.507 - 523. ⟨10.3189/2013JoG12J206⟩
Journal articles hal-01747132v1
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Multiscale modeling of ice deformation behavior

M. Montagnat , O. Castelnau , P. D. Bons , S. Faria , O. Gagliardini
Journal of Structural Geology, 2013, 61, pp.78-108. ⟨10.1016/j.jsg.2013.05.002⟩
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Eemian interglacial reconstructed from a Greenland folded ice core

D. Dahl-Jensen , M. R. Albert , A. Aldahan , N. Azuma , D. Balslev-Clausen
Nature, 2013, 493, pp.489-494. ⟨10.1038/nature11789⟩
Journal articles hal-00821220v1
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Multi-scale modeling of the mechanical behavior of polycrystalline ice under transient creep.

Pierre Suquet , Hervé Moulinec , O. Castelnau , Maurine Montagnat , Noël Lahellec
Procedia IUTAM, 2012, 3, pp.76-90. ⟨10.1016/j.piutam.2012.03.006⟩
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Experimental characterization of the intragranular strain field in columnar ice during transient creep

Fanny Grennerat , Maurine Montagnat , Olivier Castelnau , Pierre Vacher , Hervé Moulinec
Acta Materialia, 2012, 60, pp.3655-3666. ⟨10.1016/j.actamat.2012.03.025⟩
Journal articles hal-01207398v2
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Waterfall ice: mechanical stability of vertical structures

J. Weiss , M. Montagnat , B. Cinquin-Lapierre , P A Labory , L. Moreau
Journal of Glaciology, 2011
Journal articles hal-01747073v1
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Competition between grain growth and grain-size reduction in polar ice

J. Roessiger , P. D. Bons , A. Griera , M. W. Jessell , L. Evans
Journal of Glaciology, 2011, 57 (205), pp.942-948. ⟨10.3189/002214311798043690⟩
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TALDICE-1 age scale of the Talos Dome deep ice core, East Antarctica

Daphné Buiron , Jérôme Chappellaz , Barbara Stenni , Massimo Frezzotti , Matthias Baumgartner
Climate of the Past, 2011, 7 (1), pp.1-16. ⟨10.5194/cp-7-1-2011⟩
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Measurements and full-field predictions of deformation heterogeneities in ice

M. Montagnat , J. R. Blackford , S. Piazolo , L. Arnaud , R.A. Lebensohn
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2011, 305 (1-2), pp.153-160. ⟨10.1016/j.epsl.2011.02.050⟩
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Waterfall ice: mechanical stability of vertical structures

Jérôme Weiss , Maurine Montagnat , Benjamin Cinquin-Lapierre , P.A. Labory , Luc Moreau
Journal of Glaciology, 2011, 57 (203), pp.407-415. ⟨10.3189/002214311796905587⟩
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Expression of the bipolar see-saw in Antarctic climate records during the last deglaciation

B. Stenni , D. Buiron , M. Frezzotti , S. Albani , C. Barbante
Nature Geoscience, 2011, 4 (1), pp.46-49. ⟨10.1038/ngeo1026⟩
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Enhancement factors for grounded ice and ice shelves inferred from an anisotropic ice-flow model

Y. Ma , O. Gagliardini , C. Ritz , F. Gillet-Chaulet , Geoffroy Durand
Journal of Glaciology, 2010, 56 (199), pp.805-812(8). ⟨10.3189/002214310794457209⟩
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Waterfall ice: formation, structure and evolution

M. Montagnat , J. Weiss , B. Cinquin-Lapierre , P A Labory , L. Moreau
Journal of Glaciology, 2010, pp.225-234. ⟨10.3189/002214310791968412⟩
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Modeling viscoplastic behavior and heterogeneous intracrystalline deformation of columnar ice polycrystals

R.A. Lebensohn , Maurine Montagnat , P. Mansuy , Paul Duval , Jacques Meysonnier
Acta Materialia, 2009, 57 (5), pp.1405-1415. ⟨10.1016/j.actamat.2008.10.057⟩
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Sub-structure characterization of experimentally and naturally deformed ice using cryo-EBSD

S. Piazolo , Maurine Montagnat , J. R. Blackford
Journal of Microscopy, 2008, 230 (3), pp.509 à 519. ⟨10.1111/j.1365-2818.2008.02014.x⟩
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Elastoviscoplastic micromechanical modeling of the transient creep of ice

Olivier Castelnau , Paul Duval , Maurine Montagnat , Renald Brenner
Journal of Geophysical Research : Solid Earth, 2008, 113 (B11203), 1 à 14 p. ⟨10.1029/2008JB005751⟩
Journal articles insu-00378329v1
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Effects of Size on the Dynamics of Dislocations in Ice Single Crystals

V. Taupin , S. Varadhan , J. Chevy , C. Fressengeas , A.J. Beaudoin
Physical Review Letters, 2007, 99 (155507), 1 à 4 p. ⟨10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.155507⟩
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Long-range spatial correlations and scaling in dislocation and slip patterns

Jérôme Weiss , Maurine Montagnat
Philosophical Magazine, 2007, 87 (08-09), pp.1161-1174. ⟨10.1080/14786430600936439⟩
Journal articles hal-00513760v1
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Long-range spatial correlations and scaling in dislocation and slip patterns

Jérôme Weiss , Maurine Montagnat
Philosophical Magazine, 2007, Density-Based Modelling of Dislocations, 87 (8-9), pp.1161-1174. ⟨10.1080/14786430600936439⟩
Journal articles hal-01832176v1
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The heterogeneous nature of slip in ice single crystals deformed under torsion

Maurine Montagnat , Jérôme Weiss , Paul Duval , Hélène Brunjail , P Bastie
Philosophical Magazine, 2006, 86 (27), pp.4259-4270. ⟨10.1080/14786430500452602⟩
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The heterogeneous nature of slip in ice single crystals deformed under torsion

Maurine Montagnat , Jérôme Weiss , J. Chevy , Paul Duval , H. Brunjail
Philosophical Magazine, 2006, 86 (27), pp.4259 à 4270. ⟨10.1080/14786430500452602⟩
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A user-friendly anisotropic flow law for ice-sheet modelling

Fabien Gillet-Chaulet , Olivier Gagliardini , Jacques Meyssonnier , Maurine Montagnat , Olivier Castelnau
Journal of Glaciology, 2005, 51 (172), pp.3 à 14. ⟨10.3189/172756505781829584⟩
Journal articles insu-00374360v1
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Comment on “Superplastic deformation of ice: Experimental observations” by D. L. Goldsby and D. L. Kohlstedt

P. Duval , M. Montagnat
Journal of Geophysical Research : Solid Earth, 2002, 107 (B4), pp.ECV 4-1-ECV 4-2. ⟨10.1029/2001JB000946⟩
Journal articles hal-01698732v1

Evolution of the texture along the EPICA Dome C ice core. (in press)

Gaël Durand , A. Svensson , A. Persson , Olivier Gagliardini , F. Gillet-Chaulet
Physical Properties of Ice Core Records II, Hokkaido University Press, 2009
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Physical deformation modes of ice in glaciers and ice sheets

Paul Duval , Maurine Montagnat
Peter G. Knight. Glacier Science and Environmental Change, Blackwell Publishing, pp.303 à 307, 2006, ⟨10.1002/9780470750636.ch59⟩
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Déformation viscoplastique dans la glace ; du matériau modèle aux environnements naturels

Maurine Montagnat
Mécanique des matériaux [physics.class-ph]. Université Grenoble - Alpes, 2012
Habilitation à diriger des recherches tel-01835302v1
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Hétérogénéités de déformation et mécanismes de recristallisation. Cas de la glace "2D-1/2"

Maurine Montagnat , Thomas Chauve , Fanny Benoit Grennerat , David Georges , Pierre Vacher
Colloque National MECAMAT" Matériaux Numériques : Microstructures et comportements thermomécaniques", Jan 2018, Aussois, France
Conference papers hal-02010322v1

Dynamic Tensile Behavior Of Granular Ice Using The Spalling Test Technique

Dominique Saletti , Victor Gouy , Maurine Montagnat , P. Forquin
2017 Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Jun 2017, Indianapolis, United States
Conference papers hal-02042372v1

Un modèle de plasticité cristalline considérant le transport des dislocations géométriquement nécessaires sur les systèmes de glissement : application aux mono- et multi-cristaux de glace

Lu Tuan Le , Thomas Chauve , Marc Bernacki , Stéphane Berbenni , Maurine Montagnat
Plasticité 2016, Apr 2016, Poitiers, France
Conference papers hal-01480115v1

Modelling the transport of geometrically necessary dislocations on slip systems: application to single- and multi-crystals of ice

Thiebaud Richeton , Lu Tuan Le , Thomas Chauve , Marc Bernacki , Stéphane Berbenni
European Mechanics of Materials Conference (EMMC15), Sep 2016, Brussels, Belgium. ⟨10.1088/1361-651X/aa5341⟩
Conference papers hal-01479768v1

Dynamic Recrystallization in Ice: In-Situ Observation of the Strain Field during Grain Nucleation

Thomas Chauve , Maurine Montagnat , Andrea Tommasi , Pierre Vacher
AGU Fall Meeting, Dec 2014, San Francisco, United States. pp.1
Conference papers hal-02055570v1

Dislocation dynamics in ice single crystals deformed by torsion

J. Chevy , M. Fivel , C. Fressangeas , Anthony Beaudoin , P. Duval
EUROMAT 2007, 2007, Nuremberg, Germany
Conference papers hal-00196763v1
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Dislocation patterning and deformation processes in ice single crystals deformed by torsion

Juliette Chevy , Maurine Montagnat , Paul Duval , Marc C. Fivel , Jerome Weiss
Physics and Chemistry of Ice , Jul 2006, Bremerhaven Germany
Conference papers hal-01698729v1

Simulation du comportement mécanique de polycristaux par approche variationnelle

P. Gilormini , O. Castelnau , R. Brenner , P. Duval , M. Montagnat
Journées du Programme Matériaux et du Réseau National Matériaux et Procédés, Jan 2004, Toulouse, France
Conference papers hal-00170825v1