publications



Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals

2003


1) Intermittency in Turbulence. Computing the Scaling Exponents in  Shell Models
    by Benzi R., Biferale L.,  Sbragaglia M. and Toschi F.
    Phys. Rev. E  68, 046304 (2003)

2004

2) A Gibbs Like  Measure for the Multi-Scale Energy Transfer in  Stochastic Signals and Shell Models of Turbulence
    by Benzi R., Biferale L. and Sbragaglia M.
    J. Stat.  Phys.  114, 137 (2004).
 
3) Anomalous Scaling and Universality in Hydrodynamic  Systems with Power Law Forcings
    by Biferale L., Cencini M., Lanotte A., Sbragaglia M. and  Toschi F.
    New J. Phys.  6, 37 (2004, invited).
  
4) A Lattice Boltzmann Study of Non-Hydrodynamic Effects in Shell  Models of Turbulence
    by Benzi R., Biferale L., Sbragaglia M., Succi S. and Toschi  F.
    Physica D  197, 303 (2004).

2005

  
5) Dynamical Scaling and Intermittency in Shell Models of Turbulence
    by Benzi R., Biferale L.  and Sbragaglia M.    
    Phys. Rev. E  71, 065302(R) (2005).

6) Analytical Calculation of Slip Flow in Lattice Boltzmann Models with Kinetic Boundary Conditions
    by Sbragaglia M. and  Succi S.
    Phys. Fluids 17, 093602 (2005).
   
7) Inhomogeneous Anisotropic Passive Scalars
    by Martins Afonso M. and Sbragaglia M.  
    Journal of Turbulence  6, 10  (2005).

2006

8) Mesoscopic Modelling of Heterogeneous Boundary Conditions for Microchannel Flows
     by Benzi R., Biferale L., Sbragaglia M., Succi S. and Toschi F.
     J. Fluid Mech.  548, 257 (2006).

9) A Note on the Lattice Boltzmann Method Beyond the Chapman Enskog Limits
    by  Sbragaglia M. and Succi S.  
    Europhys. Lett.  73, 370 (2006).

10) Mesoscopic Two-Phase Model for Describing Apparent Slip in Microchannel Flows
      Benzi R., Biferale L., Sbragaglia M., Succi S. and Toschi F.
      Europhys. Lett.  74, 651 (2006).

11) Mesoscopic Modelling of a Two-Phase Flow in Presence of the Boundaries: the Contact Angle
      by Benzi R., Biferale L., Sbragaglia M., Succi S. and Toschi F.
      Phys. Rev. E  74, 021509 (2006).

12) Surface Roughness-Hydrophobicity Coupling in Microchannel and Nanochannel Flows
      by  Sbragaglia M., Benzi R., Biferale L., Succi S. and Toschi F.
      Phys. Rev. Lett.  97, 204503 (2006). 

2007


13) Effective Velocity Boundary Condition at  a Mixed Slip Surface
      by Sbragaglia M. and Prosperetti A.
      J. Fluid Mech.  578, 435-451 (2007).

14) Generalized Lattice Boltzmann method with multirange pseudopotentials
       by Sbragaglia M., Benzi R., Biferale L., Succi S., Sugiyama K. and Toschi F.
       Phys. Rev. E  75, 026702 (2007).

15) Lattice kinetic theory as a form of Supra-Molecular dynamics for computational microfluidics
      by Succi S., Benzi R., Biferale L., Sbragaglia M. and Toschi F. 
      Bulletin of The Polish Academy of Science  55, 151-158 (2007, invited).

16) A Note on the Effective Slip Properties for Microchannel Flows with Ultra-Hydrophobic Surfaces
      by Sbragaglia M. and Prosperetti A.
      Phys. Fluids  19, 043603 (2007).

17) Boundary Induced Non-Linearities at Small Reynolds Numbers
      by Sbragaglia M. and Sugiyama K.
      Physica D  228, 140-147 (2007).

18) Spontaneous breakdown of Superhydrophobicity
      by  Sbragaglia M., Peters A., Pirat C., Borkent B., Lammertink R., Wessling M. and Lohse D.
      Phys. Rev. Lett.  99, 156001 (2007). 

19) Lattice Boltzmann models with mid-range interactions 
      by Falcucci G., Bella G., Chiatti G., Chibbaro S.,  Sbragaglia M. and Succi S.
      Comm. Comp. Physics  2, 1071-1084 (2007).

2008


20) Linear Shear Flow Past a Hemispherical Droplet Adhering to a  Solid Surface
      by Sugiyama K. and Sbragaglia M.
      J. Eng. Math.  62, 35-55 (2008).

21) Multiple time dynamics in the breakdown of superhydrophobicity 
      by Pirat C., Sbragaglia M., Peters A., Borkent B., Lammertink R., Wessling M. and Lohse D.
      Europhys. Lett.  81, 6602 (2008).

22) Wetting failure and contact line dynamics in a couette flow
      by  Sbragaglia M., Sugiyama K. and Biferale L.
      J. Fluid Mech.  614, 471-493 (2008).

2009

23) Cassie Baxter to Wenzel state wetting transition: scaling of the front velocity
       by Peters A., Pirat C.,  Sbragaglia M. , Borkent B., Lammertink R., Wessling M. and Lohse D.:
       European Physical Journal E  29, 391-397  (2009).

24) Lattice Boltzmann method with self-consistent local thermo hydrodynamic equilibria
      by Sbragaglia M., Benzi R., Biferale L.,Chen H., Shan X. and Succi S.
      J. Fluid Mech. 628, 299-309. (2009).

25) Continuum Free-Energy formulation for a class of Lattice Boltzmann multiphase models
      by Sbragaglia M., Chen H., Shan X. and Succi S.
      Europhys. Lett.   86, 24005 (2009).

26) Capillary filling using Lattice Boltzmann Equations: the case of multi-phase flows
      by Diotallevi F., Biferale L., Chibbaro S., Lamura A., Pontrelli G.,  Sbragaglia M., Succi S. and Toschi F. 
      Europ. Phys. Jour. Special Topics 166, 111-116 (2009).

27) Mesoscopic lattice Boltzmann modeling of soft-glassy systems: Theory and simulations
      by Benzi R.,  Sbragaglia M., Bernaschi M., Succi S. and Chibbaro S.
      Jour. Chem. Phys.  131, 104903 (2009).

28) GPU implementation of Lattice Boltzmann models for flowing soft systems 
       by Bernaschi M., Rossi L., Benzi R., Sbragaglia M. and Succi S. 
       Phys. Rev E 80, 066107 (2009).

2010


29) Lattice Boltzmann method for thermal flows: Continuum limit and applications to compressible RT systems
       by Scagliarini A.,Biferale L.,Sbragaglia M.,Sugiyama K. and Toschi F.
       Phys. Fluids 22, 055101  (2010).

30) Emergent Herschel-Bulkley rheology from mesoscopic simulations of flowing soft-glassy materials
      by Benzi R., Bernaschi M., Sbragaglia M. and Succi S.
      Europhys. Lett. 91, 14003  (2010).

31) Volumetric formulation for a class of kinetic models with energy conservation
      by Sbragaglia M. and  Sugiyama K.
      Phys. Rev. E. 82, 046709  (2010).

32) High resolution numerical study of  Rayleigh-Taylor turbulence using a thermal Lattice Boltmann scheme
      by Biferale L., Mantovani F., Sbragaglia M., Scagliarini A., Toschi F. and Tripiccione R.
      Phys. Fluids 22, 115112  (2010).

2011


33) Self-Glassiness in binary Mixtures: the compacton picture
      by Benzi R., Sbragaglia M., Bernaschi M. and Succi S.
      Phys. Rev. Lett 106, 164501 (2011).

34) Second order Clusure for Stratified turbulence: Simulations and modelling of bulk and entrainment regions
      by Biferale L., Mantovani F., Sbragaglia M., Scagliarini A., Toschi F. and Tripiccione R.
      Phys. Rev. E 84, 016305 (2011).

35) Reactive Rayleigh-Taylor systems: flames propagation and non stationarity
      by Scagliarini A., Biferale L., Mantovani F., Sbragaglia M., Toschi F. and Tripiccione R.
      Europhys. Lett 94, 54004 (2011).

36) Consistent pseudo-potential interactions in Lattice Boltzmann models
      by Sbragaglia M. and Shan X.
      Phys. Rev. E 84, 036703 (2011).

37) Heterogeneous diffuse interfaces: a new mechanism for arrested coarsening in binary mixtures
      by Benzi R., Bernaschi M., Sbragaglia M. and Succi S.
      Eur. Phys. J. E. 34, 93 (2011).

2012


38) Convection in multiphase fluid flows using Lattice Boltzmann Methods
      by Biferale L., Perlekar P., Sbragaglia M. and Toschi F.
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 104502 (2012).

39) Droplet size distribution in homogeneous isotropic turbulence
      by Perlekar P., Biferale L., Sbragaglia M., Srivastava Sudhir and Toschi F.
      Phys. Fluids. 24, 605101 (2012).

40) The emergence of supramolecular forces from lattice kinetic models of non ideal fluids:
      Applications to the rheology of Soft Glassy materials
      by Sbragaglia M., Benzi R., Bernaschi M. and Succi S.
      Soft Matter 8, 10773-10782 (2012).

2013


41) Unified framework for a side-by-side comparison of different multicomponent algorithms:
      Lattice Boltzmann vs. phase field model
      by Scarbolo L., Molin D., Perlekar P., Sbragaglia M., Soldati A. and Toschi F.
      Jour. Comp. Phys. 234, 263-279 (2013).

42) Interaction pressure tensor for a Class of multicomponent Lattice Boltzmann Models
      by Sbragaglia M. and Belardinelli D.
      Phys. Rev. E 88, 013306 (2013).

43) Rheological properties of soft-glassy flows from hydro-kinetic simulations
      by Benzi R.,  Bernaschi M., Sbragaglia M, and Succi S.
      Europhys. Lett. 104, 48006 (2013).

44) Water slip-length divergence in nanochannels and its regularization by inhomogeneities at the Angstrom scale
      by Sega M., Sbragaglia M., Biferale L. and Succi S.
      Soft Matter 9, 8526-8531 (2013).

45) Stick-Slip Sliding of Water Drops on Chemically Heterogeneous Surfaces
      by Varagnolo S., Ferraro D., Fantinel P., Pierno M., Mistura G., Amati G., Biferale L., Sbragaglia M.
      Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 066101 (2013).

46) Mesoscale Structures at Complex Fluid-Fluid Interfaces: a Novel LB/ MD Coupling
      by Sega M., Sbragaglia M., Kantorovich S.S. and Ivanov A.O.
      Soft Matter 9, 10092-100107 (2013).

2014


47) Sliding drops across alternating hydrophobic and hydrophilic stripes
      by Sbragaglia M., Amati G., Biferale L., Varagnolo S., Ferraro D., Fantinel P., Pierno M., Mistura G.
      Phys. Rev. E 89, 012406 (2014).

48) Natural convection with mixed insulating and conducting BC: low and high Rayleigh regimes
      by Ripesi P., Biferale L., Sbragaglia M., Wirth A.
      Jour Fluid Mech. 742, 636-663 (2014).

49) Tuning Drop motion by chemical patterning of the surfaces
       by Varagnolo S., Schiocchet V., Ferraro D., Pierno M., Mistura G., Sbragaglia M., Gupta A., Amati G.
       Langmuir 30, 2401-2409  (2014).

50) Direct evidence of plastic events and dynamical heterogeneities in soft-glasses
       by Benzi R., Sbragaglia M., Perlekar P., Bernaschi M., Succi S. Toschi F.
      Soft Matter 10, 4615-4624 (2014).

51) Deformation and Break-up of viscoelastic droplets in confined shear flow
      by Gupta A. and Sbragaglia M.
      Physical Review E 90, 023305 (2014).

2015

52) Hybrid LBM/Finite Difference simulations of viscoelastic multicomponent flows in confined geometries
      by Gupta A., Sbragaglia M. and Scagliarini A.
      Jour. Comp. Phys 291, 177-197 (2015).

53) Internal Dynamics and activated processes in Soft-Glassy Materials
      by Benzi R., Sbragaglia M., Scagliarini A., Perlekar P., Bernaschi M., Succi S., Toschi F.
      Soft Matter 11, 1271-1280  (2015).

54) Plastic Flow of Foams and Emulsions in a Channel: Experiments and Lattice Boltzmann Simulations
       by Dollet B., Scagliarini A. Sbragaglia M.
       Journal of Fluid Mechanics 766,  556-589  (2015).

55)  Non-locality and viscous drag effects on the shear localization in soft-glassy materials
       by Scagliarini A., Dollet B., Sbragaglia M.
       Colloids and Surfaces A 473, 133-140 (2015).

56)  Mesoscopic simulation study of wall roughness effects in microchannel flows of dense emulsions
       by Scagliarini A., Sbragaglia M. and Bernaschi M.
       J. Stat. Phys. A 161, 1472 (2015).

57) Fluctuating Multicomponent Lattice Boltmzann Model
       by Belardinelli D., Sbragaglia M.,  Biferale L. , Gross M,  Varnik  F.   
       Phys. Rev. E 91, 023313 (2015).

58) Sliding Droplets of Xanthan Solutions: a joint experimental and numericla study
       by Varagnolo S., Mistura G., Pierno M. and Sbragaglia M.
       Eur. Phys. J E 38, 126 (2015).

59) The importance of chemical potential in the determinantion of water slip in nanochannels
       by Sega M., Sbragaglia M., Biferale L. and Succi S.
       Eur. Phys. J E 38, 127 (2015).

2016


60) A lattice Boltzmann study of the effects of viscoelasticity on droplet formation in microfluidic cross-junctions
       by Gupta A. and Sbragaglia M.
       Eur. Phys. J. E. 39, 2 (2016)

61) Effects of viscoelasticity in droplet dynamics and break-up in microfluidic T-Junctions: a Lattice Boltzmann Study
       by Gupta A. and Sbragaglia M.   
       Eur. Phys. J. E. 39, 6 (2016)

62) Lattice Boltzmann simulations of droplet formation in confined channels with thermocapillary flows
       by Gupta A., Sbragaglia M., Belardinelli D. and Sugiyama M.      
       Phys. Rev. E 94, 063302 (2016)

63) Cooperativity Flows and Shear bandings: A Statistical Field Theory Approach
       by Benzi R., Sbragaglia M., Succi S., Bernaschi M. and Toschi F.
       Soft Matter 12, 514-530  (2016)

64) Fluidisation and plastic activity in a model soft-glassy material flowing in microchannels with rough walls
       by Scagliarini A., Lulli M., Sbragaglia M. and Bernaschi M.
       Europhys. Lett. 114, 64003  (2016)

65) Thermal Fluctuations of an Interface near a Contact Line
       by Belardinelli D., Sbragaglia M., Gross M., Andreotti B.
       Phys. Rev. E, 94 052803  (2016)

2017


66)  GPU-based detection of topological changes in Voronoi Diagrams
       by Lulli M., Bernaschi M. and Sbragaglia M.
       Comp. Phys. Comm. 213, 19 (2017).

67)  Fluidization and wall slip of soft-glassy by controlled surface roughness
       by Derszi L., Filippi D., Pierno M.,  Lulli M., Sbragaglia M., Bernaschi M. and Garstecki P.
       Phys. Rev. E 95, 052602  (2017).

68) Droplet Break-up driven by shear-thinning solutions in a  microfluidic T-junction
       by Chiarello E., Pierno M. , Mistura G.,  Gupta A. and Sbragaglia M.      
       Phys. Rev. Fluids 2, 123602 (2017).

69)  Stretching of Viscoelastic drops in steady sliding
       by Varagnolo S., Filippi D., Mistura G., Pierno M. and Sbragaglia M.
       Soft Matter 13, 3116 (2017).

2018

70)  Wall Fluidization in two acts: from stiff to soft roughness
       by Derszi L., Filippi D., Lulli M., Mistura G., Bernaschi M., Garstecki P., Sbragaglia M., Pierno M.
       Soft Matter 14, 1088-1093  (2018).

71)  Response Function of a Moving Contact Line
       by Perrin H., Belardinelli D.,  Sbragaglia M. and Andreotti B.
       Phys. Rev. Fluids 3, 044001 (2018).

72)  Metastability at the Yield Stress Transition in Soft Glasses
       by Lulli M., Benzi R. Sbragaglia M.
       Phys. Rev. X 3, 021031 (2018).

73)  Effects of Thermal Fluctuations in the fragmentation of a nanoligament
       by Xue X., Sbragaglia M., Biferale L. and Toschi F.
       Phys. Rev. E 98, 012802  (2018)

74)  Lattice Boltzmann Simulations of Droplet Dynamics in time-dependent flows
       by Milan F., Sbragaglia M., Biferale L. and Toschi F.
       Eur. Phys. J. E 41, 6  (2018)

75)  High Reynolds number tubulent cavity flow using the lattice boltzmann method
       by Hegele L. A., Scagliarini A., Sbragaglia M., Mattila K. K. , Philippi P. C., Puleri D. F., Gounley J., Randles A.
       Phys. Rev. E 98, 043302  (2018)


Publications in Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings

1) Mesoscopic Modelling of Local Phase Transitions and Apparent Slip Phenomena in Microflows
    by Benzi R., Biferale L.,  Sbragaglia M., Succi S. and Toschi F.
    Proceedings of DSFD 2005, August 22-26 2005, Kyoto;
    Mathematics and Computers in Simulations 72, 84 (2006).

2) Wetting-dewetting Transition of Two Phase Flows in Nano-Corrugated Channels
    by Benzi R., Biferale L.,  Sbragaglia M., Succi S. and Toschi F.
    Proceedings of  Experiments and Computation in nanoscale Science, 31 May-3 June 2006, Boston; 
    The Journal of Computer-Aided Material Design   14, 447 (2007).

3) Mesoscopic Modelling of Fluid Flows in Micro and Nano Channels  
    by Benzi R., Biferale L.,  Sbragaglia M., Succi S. and Toschi F.  
    Proceedings of DSFD 2006, August 21-25 2006, Geneva; 
    Intern. J. Mod. Phys. C  18, 758-765 (2007).

4) Visco-elastic flows at macro-, micro- and nano-scales
    by Manzi G., Biferale L. and  Sbragaglia M.  
    Proceedings of Microfluidics 2008, December 10-12 2006, Bologna; 
    La Houille Blanche  6, 79 (2009).

5) Lattice Boltzmann fluid dynamics on the QPACE supercomputer
    by Biferale L., Mantovani F., Pivanti M., Sbragaglia M., Scagliarini A.,
    Schifano S.F., Toschi F. and Tripiccione R.
    Proceedings of ICCS 2010, May 31 - June 2 2010, Amsterdam;
    Procedia Computer Science 1, 1069  (2010).

6) Numerical simulations of compressible Rayleigh-Taylor turbulence in stratified fluids
    by Scagliarini A., Biferale L., Sbragaglia M., Sugiyama K., Toschi F
    Proceedings of TMB 2009, July 4-9 2010, Rome; 
    Physica Scripta T142, 014017   (2010).

7) Shear Banding from lattice kinetic models with competing interactions
    by Benzi R., Sbragaglia M., Bernaschi M., Succi S.
    Proceedings of DSFD 2010, July 4-9 2010, Rome; 
    Phylosophical Transaction of the Royal Society A 369, 2439-2444  (2011).

8) Numerical Simulations of Rayleigh-Taylor fronts evolution in turbulent stratified flows
    by Biferale L., Mantovani F., Pozzati F., Sbragaglia M., Scagliarini A.,
    Schifano S.F., Toschi F., Tripiccione R.
    Proceedings of DSFD 2010, July 4-9 2010, Rome; 
    Phylosophical Transaction of the Royal Society A 369, 2448-2455   (2011).

9) Optimization of Multi-Phase compessible Lattice Boltzmann Codes on Massively Parallel Multi-Core Systems
    by Biferale L., Mantovani F., Pivanti M., Pozzati F., Sbragaglia M.,  
    Scagliarini A., Schifano S.F., Toschi F. and  Tripiccione R.
    Proceedings of ICCS 2011, May 16 - May 18 2011, Honk-Hong;
    Procedia Computer Science 4, 994  (2011).

10) Second order Clusure for Stratified Convection: Bulk Region and Overshooting
      by Biferale L., Mantovani F., Sbragaglia M., Scagliarini A., Toschi F. and Tripiccione R.
      Proceedings of 13th European Conference on Turbulence 2011, September 12-15 2011, Warsaw;
      J. Phys: Conf. Ser. 318, 042018  (2011).

11) A multi-GPU implementation of a D2Q37 Lattice Boltzmann Code
      by Biferale L.,Mantovani F.,Pivanti M., Pozzati F., Sbragaglia M.,Scagliarini A. et al.
      Proceedings of PPAM11, September 11-14, 2011, Torun (Poland).
      Wyrzykowski et al. (Eds.): PPAM 2011, Part I, LNCS 7203, pp. 640-650. Springer, Heidelberg (2012).

12) Fluid Flows in Nanochannels from the atomistic perspective
       by Sega M., Amati G., Biferale L., Sbragaglia M. and Succi S.
       Proceedings of 'Microfluidics 2012', Heidelberg 3-5 December 2012.

13) A Study of Fluid Interfaces and Moving Contact Lines Using the Lattic Boltzmann Method
      by Srivastava S., Perlekar P., Biferale L., Sbragaglia M., Ten Thije Boonkkamp J.H.M., Toschi F.
      Proceedings of DSFD 2011,August 8-12 2010, Fargo, North Dakota (USA)
      Comm. Comp. Phys. 13, 696  (2013).

14) Simulations of Boiling Systems Using a Lattice Boltzmann Method
      by Biferale L., Perlekar P., Sbragaglia M., Toschi F.
      Proceedings of DSFD 2011,August 8-12 2010, Fargo, North Dakota (USA)
      Comm. Comp. Phys. 13, 725  (2013).

15) An Optimized D2Q37 Lattice Boltzmann Code on GP-GPUs
      by Biferale L.,Mantovani F.,Pivanti M.,Pozzati F.,Sbragaglia M.,Scagliarini A. et al.
      Proceedings of 23rd Int. Conf. on Parallel Fluid Dynamics, May 16-20 2011, Barcelona, Spain
      Computers and Fluids 80, 55-62  (2013).

16) Dynamics and Rheology of Droplets in confined geometries: a Lattice Boltzmann study
      by Gupta A., Scatamacchia R., Sbragaglia M.
      Proceedings of 'Microfluidics 2014', Limerick 10-12 December 2014.

17) Deformation and Break-up of viscoelastic droplets using Lattice Boltzmann Models
      by Gupta A. and Sbragaglia M.
      Proceedings of the IUTAM SYMPOSIUM
      on Multiphase Flows with Phase change: Challenges and Opportunities, Hydebarad 8-11 Dec. 2014.
      Procedia Iutam 15, 215–227 (2015)

18) Viscoelastic Multicomponent Fluids in Confined Flow-Focusing Devices
       by Gupta A., Sbragaglia M., Foard E. and Bonaccorso F.
       Proceedings of the ICNAAM 2014, Rhodes, Greece 22-28 September 2014.
       AIP Conf. Proc. 1648, 850060 (2015)

19) A numerical tool for the study of the hydrodynamic recovery of the Lattice Boltzmann Method
       by Tauzin G., Biferale L., Sbragaglia M., Gupta A., Toschi F., Bartel A. and Ehrhardt M.
       Proceedings of Discrete Simulation of Fluid Dynamics DSFD 2017,July 10-14 2017, Erlangen (Germany)
       Computers and Fluids 172, 241-250 (2018)

20) Ligament Break-up simulation through the pseudo-potential lattice Boltmzann method
       by Chiappini D., Xue X., Sbragaglia M. and Falcucci G.
       Proceedings of the ICNAAM 2017, Thessaloniki, Greece 25-30 September 2017.
       AIP Conf. Proc. 1978, 420003 (2018)

Other Works

1)  Modelling Fluid Dynamics at High and Low Reynolds Numbers
     by Sbragaglia M.
     Ph.D. Thesis, XVIII Ciclo 2002-2005 , University of Rome.

2) Nanofluidics in Confined Environment
     by Sbragaglia M., Succi S., Biferale L..
     Contribution for Enciclopedia of Nanotechnology, Springer (2014, invited).