Sébastien BALIBAR
Vitae and Publications (Oct. 2016)

Born: Tours (France) 14 october 1947.
Citizenship: French

Present Position
Directeur de recherches (emeritus) at CNRS and ENS (Paris).

Professional address
 
Laboratoire Pierre Aigrain
Ecole Normale Supérieure
  24 rue Lhomond, 75231 Paris 05, France
  tel. 33 1 44 32 34 99
  fax. 33 1 44 32 34 33
  e-mail: sebastien.balibar "at" lpa.ens.fr

Education
  1957-1966      Lycée Descartes, Tours, France.
  1966-1968      Undergraduate studies at Ecole Polytechnique, Paris.
  1969- 1976     Graduate studies at ENS (Paris):
  1969-70:  DEA de Physique Atomique et Statistique, ENS, Paris.
  1970-71   Thèse de 3°cycle (Supervisor: A.Libchaber, ENS, Paris).
  1971-76   Thèse de Doctorat (Supervisor: A.Libchaber, ENS, Paris).

Carreer
 jan 70   Stagiaire de Recherches CNRS (ENS, Paris)
 oct.71   Attaché de Recherches  CNRS (ENS, Paris)
 oct.78   Chargé de Recherches CNRS (ENS, Paris)
 oct 83   Maître de Recherches CNRS (ENS, Paris)
 jan 85   Directeur de Recherches de 2° Classe CNRS  (ENS, Paris)
 oct. 92  Directeur de Recherches de 1° Classe CNRS (ENS, Paris)
 oct. 08  Directeur de Recherches de Classe Exceptionnelle CNRS (ENS, Paris)
 oct. 13 Directeur de Recherches émérite CNRS (ENS, Paris)

Honors  
 
 Prix Brelot 1978 de la Société Française de Physique.
 Prix Paul Langevin 1988 (Académie des Sciences, Paris).
 Photographic Award, 9th Int.Conf. on Crystal Growth, Sendaï, Japan, 1989 (with E.Rolley).
 Grand Prix du bicentenaire de l'Ecole Polytechnique (Prix Dargelos), 1994.
 Guest Professor, Konstanz University (Germany), february 1999.
 Invited Professor and Senior Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Kyoto, june and july 1999.
 Loeb lecturer , Harvard University (1999-2000)
 Invited Professor, Kyoto University (oct-nov. 2003)
 Fritz London memorial prize  [2005, shared with J.C. Seamus Davis (Cornell) et R.E. Packard (Berkeley)]
 Fellow of the  American Physical Society (2005) (see the APS site)
 Prix des 3 Physiciens 2007, ENS (Paris).
 Laureate of the European Research Council (ERC Advanced grants) 2009
 Member of the Academie des Sciences (France) 2011
 Grand Prix Jean Ricard de la Société Française de Physique 2012.
 Umezawa Lecturer (University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada) 2013
 Chevalier de l'ordre des Palmes Académiques 2013
 Outstanding referee of the American Physical Society 2014.
 Chevalier de l'ordre de la Légion d'Honneur 2014

Leave

long invited stays

 1977   Nottingham University, UK (post-doc, 9 months)
 1977  Exeter University, UK (post-doc, 3 months).
 1989-90 The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA (Invited Research Fellow, 6 months)
 1999 Kyoto University (Invited Professor, 2 months)
 1999-2000 Harvard University (Loeb lecturer , 8 months)

 short invited stays
 oct 78          The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA (1 week)
 mar. 81       Technion, Haïfa, Israël (1 month).
 june 84        Inst.Phys.Prob., Moscow, URSS (1 month).
 may 87        Mainz Univ., Germany (1 week).
 mar 88        Kammerlingh Onnes Lab., Leiden, The Netherlands (1 week).
 may 88        The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA (1 week)
 july 90         Konstanz Universität, Germany (1 month).
 feb. 94        Helsinki University of Technology (1 week).
 nov. 94        Trento and Trieste, Italy (1 week)
 june 95        Brown University, USA (1 week)
 sept. 95        Inst.Phys.Prob., Moscow, Russia (1 week)
 nov. 97        The Ohio State University and Brown University (1 week).
 june 98        Brown University (1 week)
 dec. 98        Helsinki University of Technology (1 week).
 feb.99          Konstanz University (Invited Professor, 3 weeks)
 june 01         Helsinki University of Technology, Finland (1 week)
 april 02         Barcelona (1 week)
 april-may 02 Helsinki University of Technology, Finland (2 weeks).
 april-may 03 Helsinki University of Technology, Finland (1 month).
 sept. 03         Helsinki University of Technology, Finland (1 week)
 oct-nov 03     Kyoto University (1 month).
 jan. 04           Helsinki University of Technology, Finland (1 week)
 feb. 04           Helsinki University of Technology, Finland (1 week)
 nov. 04          Tokyo and Kyoto Universities (2 weeks)
 may 07          MIT, Cambridge USA (1 week)
 march 08       Weizman Institute, Rehovot, Israel (1 week)
 feb. 13           University of Alberta, Edmonton (Canada)
 May 14         SISSA, Trieste (Italie) (1 week)
 
Scientific consultant
"La Recherche", Paris, France (1984-94) .
DRET  (Ministere des Armées, Paris) (1988-1994).
L'Air Liquide (1991-92)
Editions Odile Jacob (2006 - 2010)
 
Memberships
 Société Française de Physique.
 European Physical Society
 American Physical Society (elected Fellow in 2005)
 Editorial Board, Journal of Low Temperature Physics (1992- ).
 Liquids board, European Physical Society (2006-2012)
 
Scientific supervision

12 graduate students
 P.E.Wolf (1980-1985), F.Gallet (1982-1986), E.Rolley (1984-1989), F.Graner (1987-1990),  E. Chevalier  (1991-1994), H. Lambaré (1993-1998), F. Caupin (1997-2001), T. Ueno (2001), E. Herbert (2003-2006), J. West (2010), X. Rojas (2008-2011), A. Haziot (2010 - 2013).
11 post-docs
 R. Torii (1991-92), M.S. Pettersen (1992-93) P. Roche (1994-98), X. Chavanne (1998- 2001), R. Ishiguro (2003-2006), S. Sasaki (2006-2008), K. Davitt (2007-2009), C. Pantalei (2009), A. Fefferman (2011-14), X. Rojas (2011-12), F. Souris (2013-14)
13 senior visitors (long stays only)
 D.O.Edwards, P.Leiderer, R.M.Bowley, W.F.Saam, K.O.Keshishev, H.J.Maris, A.J.Leggett, T.Mizusaki, M. Cole, M.H.W. Chan, J. Beamish, A. Kuklov, and I. Iwasa.

and 44  masters students :
P. Mathieu (73), G. Bonfait and S. Ortoli (79), B. Détriché and E. Fusco (80), Y. Roussel and E. Rolley (84), C. Coste and M.Perreau (85), F. Graner and H. Bercegol (86), F. Graner (87), A. Chazelas (88), A. de Ryck and B. Latour (91), C. Naud (93), A. Lambaré (93), P. Vanhove (94), J. Berkeley (94), S. Pairault (95), A. Fournier (95), F. Portier (95), D. Lacoste (96), A. Hazareesing (96), C. Cramer (96-97), F. Caupin (97), F. Saulnier (00), J.B. Laloë (00), M. Fechner (01), V. Fourmond (01), G. Beaume (02), S. Nascimbene (02), A. Hobeika (03) and F. Werner (03), S. Nascimbene (03-04), D. Benveniste (05), A. Abbout (07), N. Jamal(07), X. Rojas and L. Battarra (08), R. Sheshko (08), P. Hobeika (09), V. Bapst (10), A. Haziot (10).

Organization of international meetings
1981  Chairman, Workshop "Nucleation and growth", Les Houches, France (with M.T. Beal Monod, G. Martin and C. Williams) .
1982  Chairman, "Helium France", ENS, Paris.
1989  Programme committee, Soviet - French Conf., Grenoble, France.
1991  Chairman, "International School on Quantum Solids, Liquids and Gases", Elba, Italy (with S.Stringari).
1992  Advisory Committee,"Quantum Fluids and Solids", Penn. State Univ., USA.
1991- 95  Steering committee, "European Network on Quantum Fluids and Solids"
            (5 conferences at Cargèse, Konstanz, Trieste, Pisa and Helsinki).
1992-93 Programme committee, General Conference of the European Physical Society "EPS 9" (Florence, Italy, sept. 93).
1993  Programme committee, LT20, Eugene, Oregon (USA).
1995  Organization committee, "Cryocrystals 95", Almaty (Kazakhstan)
1995-96 Program committee, LT21, Prague (Tcheck republic)
1994-96 International Selection Panel, ULTI (Helsinki, Finlande)
1997  International Scientific Committee, Symposium on Surface Science (Aussois, France)
1997  Chairman, "Quantum Fluids and Solids", Paris (with J.Dupont-Roc)
1997-98  International advisory committee QFS98 (Amherst, Mass. USA)
1999  International advisory committee  LT22 (Helsinki, Finland)
1998 - 2001 Steering committee, "Quantum Fluids and Solids" conferences.
1999-2000  Organizing committee QFS2000 (Mineapolis, USA)
 2000-2001 Program committee, QFS01 (Konstanz, Germany)
 2000-2002 Program committee, LT23 (Hiroshima, Japan)
2003-2004 International advisory committee, Stat Phys 22 (Bangalore, India)
2003-2004 Program me committee, 6th Liquid Matter Conference (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
2005 International advisory committee, LT24, Orlando (Florida, USA)
2005 International advisory committee, ULT Gainesville (Florida, USA).
2005 Programme committee, "Quantique...mais macroscopique", IHP Paris (France).
2006 Programme committee, QFS 2006 (Kyoto, Japan).
2006-2012 Member of the Liquids board, European Physical Society: Liquid matter conferences in Lund (2008) and in Vienna (2011)
2007 co-chairman, "Supersolid state of matter", Stillwater Minnesota, July 2007
2008 co-chairman, "Supersolid 2008",  ICTP Trieste, Aug. 2008
2008 Programme committee, LT25, Amsterdam (The Netherlands).
2008 International advisory committee, ULT, London (UK) aug.2008.
2009 International advisory committee, QFS 2009, Evanston, USA.
2009 Programme committee, Workshop "Supersolidity", Banff, Canada (July-August 2009).
2010 Chairman, "Supersolidity 2010", ENS-Paris, July 2010.
2010 Programme committee, QFS 2010, Grenoble, France (Aug. 2010).
2011 Organization committee, Supersolidity 2011, New York, June 2011.
2011 International advisory committee, LT26, Beijing, Chine, août 2011.
2012 Internat. Adv. Com. Quantum Fluids and Solids, Lancaster, UK, August 2012.
2013 Program Committee, Quantum Fluids and Solids, Matsue, Japan, August 2013.
2014 International Advisory Committee, LT27, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 2014.
2014 International Advisory Committee, "Modern trends in quantum gases, liquids and solids", Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 2014.
2014 Program committee "Condensed Matter in Paris" (CMD 25 and JMC 14), Paris August 2014.
2014-15 Program committee, "Quantum Fluids and Solids 2015", Buffalo (USA) August 2015

Referee or expert for
Scientific journals:
Physical Review Letters, Physical Review B, Physical Review E, Europhysics Letters, Journal of Low Temperature Physics, Nature, Nature Physics, European Physical Journal B and AP, Physics Letters, Journal de Physique, Journal of Physics (Cond. Mat.), Surface Science, Fizika (Zagreb), New Journal of Physics, J. Cryst. Growth, Science, Review of Scientific Instruments, PNAS.
Member of the editorial board, Journal of Low Temperature Physics (since 1992).
Universities and Institutes:
CNRS, CNES, National Science Foundation (USA), National Academy of Sciences (USA), Ministère de la Recherche (France), Comité Français de Physique, Comité National d'évaluation, FOM (Pays-Bas), NASA (USA), Helsinki University of Technology (Finlande), Société Française de Physique, American Physical Society, Israel Science Foundation, Université de Twente (Pays-Bas), Department of Energy (USA), ANR (France), Région Rhône-Alpes (France), EPSRC (GB), Institut Universitaire de France, European Research Council, University of Massachussetts (Amherst), CNRS-editions, Rutgers University, University of Barcelona, University of California Los Angeles, Institut Universitaire de France, European Research Council (Condensed Matter, advanced grants  and starting grants), Academy of Finland, Tata Institute (Mumbaï, India), Universität Frankfurt, Ville de Paris, University of Delaware, University of Tokyo, Indian-US forum, Schweitzerisher Nationalfonds, KAIST (Korea), Universita di Trento (Italy), Princeton University, Delft University, ESPCI-Paris, Bangalore University, Okinawa University, etc.

 
Administration of research and teaching
Member of the Comité National du CNRS (Condensed matter physics), 1987 - 91.
Member of the scientific committees of C.R.T.B.T.(Grenoble) 1987 - 90, C.R.M.C2 (Marseille)  1988- 1994, Laboratoire de Physique de la Matière Condensée (Nice) 88 - 91, Laboratoire d'électronique des milieux condensés (Marseille) 89-91, CEA, laboratoires SPEC (Saclay) et SPSMS (Grenoble) 1992- 1997.
President of the scientific committees of the LDFC (Strasbourg) 1997 and Laboratoire de Physique de la Matière condensée (Collège de France) 1998.
Director of the "Laboratoire de Physique Statistique de l'ENS" (UMR 8550 CNRS-  ENS-Paris 6&7) 1995-1999
Member of the  Conseil National des Programmes (French Ministry of Education, 1998 - 2000)
Scientific Committee, "Université de Tous Les Savoirs" (2000)
Member of the evaluation panel, Statistical Physics Programmes (FOM, Utrecht, 2000)
Member of the peer panel, "Low Temperature and Condensed Matter Physics", NASA (Washington, july 2002).
Member of the scientific evaluation committee, Twente University (The Netherlands, 2003)
President of the evaluation panel, Statistical Physics Programmes (FOM, Amsterdam, 2004)
Expert for the ANR (France)
Member of the expert panel for the European Research Council (PE3-Condensed Matter, Advanced Grants, 2008 - 2013).
Member of the Senior Jury, Institut Universitaire de France (2008)
President, Jury of the "Prix des 3 Physiciens", ENS, France (since 2010).
President, Starting grants panel, Condensed Matter, European Research Council (2012 & 2014).
Member of the Jury, Prix de la Chancellerie des Universités de Paris (2011-2012).
Member in 2011 of the Jury (President since 2012), Prix de la Chancellerie des Universités de Paris, also for various Prizes at the Académie des Sciences (Paris).
Member of the international jury of the Tesla prize (since 2014)
Elected Delegate of the Physics section at the Academie des Sciences (France) from 2015


Scientific activity

259 publications (86 since 2005)
105 invited talks in international meetings (40 since 2005)
111 invited seminars or colloquia and 5 series of lectures in 20 foreign countries and many others inside France.

Summary

I started with a study of the transport properties in aluminum. I analyzed some new quantum properties of the skin effect and added some knowledge on the Fermi surface. This was for my « These de 3° cycle » (1971).

For my PhD (1976), I obtained the first experimental evidence of quantum evaporation with superfluid helium 4, a phenomenon which had been predicted as an equivalent of the photoelectric effect by P.W. Anderson in 1969. More precisely I discovered that atoms evaporated by ballistic rotons are ejected from the superfluid with a minimum kinetic energy of 1.5K. I continued on this subject as a postdoc in  A.F.G.Wyatt’s laboratory (Exeter, 1977). A.F.G.Wyatt and his group later performed a precise and extensive study of this effect which is now used for the detection of particles by G. Seidel and H.J.Maris (Brown University).

Together with my successive students and visitors, we then started a long study of the surface of helium crystals (1978 - 1994). This includes
- the first direct measurement of the surface tension of helium crystals
- the discovery of roughening transitions at the surface of helium 4 and helium 3 crystals
- a quantitative analysis of crystal shapes, growth rates and step energies , which brought the first experimental verification of several theories (Chui and Weeks, van Beijeren, Nozières) predicting that it is a Kosterlitz Thouless transition
- a complete study of vicinal and stepped surfaces which led to the first measurement of the step energy, step width, step fluctuations, step-step interactions (elastic and entropic) and step mobilities on a crystal (helium in the low T limit). This difficult experiment used the generation and detection of crystallization waves on rotating  helium crystals in the temperature range 40 mK - 500 mK.
- a study of the dendritic instability of helium 3 crystals
- a study of wetting and contact angles of helium crystals on various substrates
- a complete study of the growth kinetics and Kapitza resistance of rough helium crystal surfaces, more precisely the temperature behaviour of the three dissipative coefficients of helium crystal surfaces, first in helium 4 then in helium 3.
- a study of the mechanical instability of helium crystals under stress with direct experimental evidence and quantitative comparison with theoretical predictions on the threshold of the instablity which leads to the formation of periodic corrugations. 
- a study of the coalescence of crystalline drops, whose dynamics is original because of the absence of viscous dissipation in the bulk phases.
On these subjects I keep interacting with several groups (Helsinki, Konstanz, Kyoto, Leiden, Harvard). Together with P.Nozières and F.Pistolesi, I have recently calculated the shape of soft crystals such as those studied by Pieranski et al.. When the elastic modulus is small compared to the surface tension,  steps are burried as edge dislocations below the crystal surface and we calculated all their surface properties, including the large number of facets they show at room temperature.

In 1992, we decided to study nucleation. We started with cavitation, that is the nucleation of bubbles in liquid helium at negative pressure. In order to produce such negative pressures for a short time, we focussed high intensity ultrasonic waves and obtained evidence for homogeneous nucleation at large negative pressure in helium 4 (at- 9 ± 1 bar). We then discovered a crossover from a  classical nucleation where the nucleation is activated by thermal fluctuations to a quantum nucleation by quantum tunneling of a sizeable region of the liquid (about 1000 atoms). In 1998, we extended our measurements to liquid helium 3 down to 40 mK, where we found a less negative cavitation threshold (-2.7 ± 0.3 bar) . At such temperatures helium 3 is a Fermi liquid, not a superfluid. As a consequence, even very close to the spinodal limit where the low frequency compressibility diverges, the velodity  of high frequency sound named "zero sound" does not vanish. This is how we now understand that , in liquid helium 3 below about 100 mK, cavitation has to take place much closer to the spinodal limit than previously thought. A study of the temperature dependence of cavitation in helium 3 has led us to the discovery of an anomaly in its phase diagram, a minimum in its liquid-gas spinodal line.
More recently, we have extended our studies to nucleation near a clean glass wall. It allowed us to measure the instantaneous density  when nucleation occurs. We have discovered two different mechanisms for the cavitation which we need to understand. One looks heterogeneous on the wall (although liquid helium wets it perfectly) and the other one looks homogeneous near the wall at a pressure which is less negative than in the absence of wall.
In the same experiment, we have discovered the nucleation of solid helium at a pressure 4.3 ± 0.2 bar higher than the equilibrium solidification pressure (25.3 bar in helium 4). This rather high nucleation threshold confirms ideas which we have proposed on heterogeneous nucleation during a visit at Kyoto university. We explained that in many cases the energy barrier is more likely to represent a pinning energy for an already existing interface  than the energy necessary to create this interface. A systematic study of the statistics and of the temperature dependence of our "acoustic crystallization" has shown that we observe heterogeneous nucleation on one single defect of the glass wall.  In the absence of any wall, and by using even higher acoustic power, we have later discovered that homogneous nucleation of solid helium from pressurized liquid heliumoccurs at a much higher pressure, possibly close to + 200 bars where a liquid-solid spinodal limit may exist. This limit could be due to the vanishing of  the roton gap energy vanishes so that the local order in the liquid should spontaneously extend to infinity.  Thanks to light scattering measurements, we plan to address the question of whether liquid helium remains superfluid at very high density and how the roton gap decreases as a function of pressure.

We also studied the wetting of walls by phase separated mixtures of helium 3 and helium 4,  and proposed that an exception may exist to "critical point wetting" , the very general phenomenon which had been proposed  by J. Cahn (1980). This would be due to the "critical Casimir effect ", that is the confinement of critical fluctuations in films of finite thickness. However, our most recent measurements  show that, in fact, the Casimir force is smaller than the van der Waals force in most cases and that the observation of an exception to critical wetting would require a very weekly attracting substrate.

We are now extending our cavitation studies to liquid water. Indeed,  Speedy's model of water predicts the existence of a minimum in its liquid-gas spinodal. Just like in liquid helium 3, although for very different reasons, liquid water may exhibit such a minimum due to the negative sign of its thermal expansion coefficient in the low T part of its phase diagram. However, Sastry, Stanley et al. have predicted that the liquid-gas spinodal line in water is an increasing function of temperature. Our measurements of the cavitation threshold in pure water shows a monotonic increase with temeprature but the threshold is 5 times less negative than predicted. Our results do not depend on the water preparation and we confirmed them with a fiber optic hydrophone. We are now trying to measure the equation of state of water at negative pressure in order to see if this equation has any anomaly which could explaiin our measurements.

In 2006, we have started new studies of solid helium 4 because E. Kim and M.H.W. Chan (Penn State Univ.) had published a series of articles showing that solid helium did not rotate like a normal solid, as had been predicted by A.J. Leggett in 1970 if this quantum solid entered a "supersolid" phase. We first performed flow experiments were we compared single- and poly-crystals. These experiments mainly showed that grain boundaries are not liquid even at the melting line, except where they meet walls or meet each other. Then we measured the elastic properties of solid helium as a function of temperature and we found a variation consistent with previous measurements by the group of J. Beamish (Edmonton, Canada). Our results confirmed that the change in stiffness corresponds to the pinning/unpinning of dislocations to 3He impurities.  However we showed that single crystals have a much larger change in stiffness than polycrystals, due to their collective behavior in small angle grain boundaries (also called "sub-boundaries"). We also showed that all 3He impurities could be removed by  growing the crystals  below 25 mK, in which case the crystals are anomalously soft by a large amount. This large softening is now called "giant plasticity". In order to discriminate between the appearance of supersolidity or the disappearance of the giant plasticity, we have started torsional oscillator measurements of the rotational inertia of 4He single crystals in collaboration with MHW. Chan and J.West (they did not confirm the usual supersolidity scenario) and direct measurements of the shear modulus in oriented single crystals (in collaboration with J. Beamish) which confirm the giant plasticity induced by the motion of dislocations. This recent work would not have been possible without the support of an ERC "advanced grant" obtained in 2009. In collaboration with J. Beamish we have idnetified the gliding plane of dislocations, measured the dislocation density, the typical length between nodes in the dislcoation network, the maximum speed at which 3He impurities bound to dislocations could follow their motion before pinning them, and more recently the distribution in dislocation lengths and in  the binding energy of 3He impurities to dislcations. Thanks to all these measurements we have built a consistent and quantitative interpretation of all the mechanical properties of these quantum crystals as a function of temperature, strain amplitude, frequency and impurity content,  in precise quantitative agreement with all experimental results. On the way to this complete understanding, we have shown that experimental indications of "supersolidity" are in reality due to the giant plasticity we have discovered and understood, and we have ruled out the two existing theoretical attempts to understand the origin of a hypothetical supersolidity.

Throughout this whole work, I have tried to find model situations in helium for very general properties of matter (phase transitions, dynamics of interfaces, crystal growth and crystal shapes, fluctuations, nucleation, wetting, instabilities, non-equilibrium thermodynamics, plasticity...). I already used some of the knowledge acquired in helium to study properties of matter at room temperature (liquid crystals, water...).

I have always devoted some time to scientific information as can be seen below from a long list of books and articles on a large variety of scientific subjects.

In 2015 I was elected Delegate of the Physics Section at the Academie des Sciences (France) and I joined the group of Takis Kontos at the Laboratoire Pierre Aigrain (ENS, Paris) to collaborate on the physics of carbon nanotubes.

Invited talks in International meetings

 1976 "Soviet-French symposium on LT and Solid State Physics", Moscow (URSS)
 1977 Royal Society Meeting, Imperial College, London (UK)
 1978 "Helium", Les Houches (France)
 1981 "Nucleation and Growth", Les Houches (France)
 1982 Gordon Conf. on Quantum systems, Plymouth, New Hampshire (USA)
 1983 Conférence de Physique Statistique, Paris (France).
 1983 "2D Problems in Cond. Matt. Phys.", Les Houches (France)
 1983 "Quantum Fluids and Solids", Sanibel, Florida (USA)
 1984 "Workshop on Colloïdal crystals", Les Houches (France)
 1984 Low Temp. Conf. LT-17, Karlsruhe (Germany)

 1985 5th general conf. of the Europ. Phys. Soc.(Cond. Matt.), Berlin (RFA)
 1985 "Brookhaven Seminar on Wetting", Brookhaven (USA).
 1986 Quantum Fluids and Solids, Banff (Canada), présentée par F. Gallet.
 1987 "The Physics of Amphiphilic Layers", Les Houches (France).
 1989 "Low Temp. Physics: present and future", Aspen, Colorado (USA).
 1989 9th Gen. Conf. of the EPS (Cond. Matt.), Nice (France).
 1989 "Interface between Quant.Field Theory and Cond.Mat.Phys.", Trieste (Italy).
 1989 Stat. Phys. 17, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).
 1989 4th Medyfinol Conf. on "Non-equilibrium stat. mech.", Iguazu Falls (Argentina).
 1989 Internat. Conf. on Cryst. Growth (ICCG-9), Sendai (Japan).

 1989 Internat Summer School on Cryst. Growth (ISSCG-7), Zao (Japan).
 1989 Soviet French Conference, Grenoble (France), présenté par E.Rolley.
 1990 Nato ASI Conf. "Growth and Form, Non-linear aspects", Cargese (France), présenté par E.Rolley.
 1990 "Thermal Excitations in 2D and 3D Quantum Fluids", Exeter (UK).
 1990 Low Temp. Conf. LT-19, Brighton, Sussex (UK).
 1991 CMMP 91, Institute of Physics, Birmingham (UK).
 1992 Symposium on Surface Science 3S* 92, La Plagne (France).
 1992 "Quantum Fluids and Solids", Penn. State University (USA), présenté par R. Torii.
 1992 "The Growth of Disordered Surfaces, Roughening and Phase Transitions",Les Houches (France).
 1992 3rd Int. Symp. "Dynamical Processes at Surfaces", Tokyo (Japan).

 1992 Conférence SFP - Matière Condensée, Lille (France).
 1993 ESF conf. "Fundamental aspects of Surface Science", Davos (Switzerland).
 1993 "Role of the condensate and vorticity in dense Bose systems", Minneapolis (USA), présenté par H.J. Maris.
 1994 "Vortices, Interfaces and Mesoscopic Phenomena in Quantum Systems", Jyväskylä (Finland), présenté par E.Rolley.
 1994 "The vicinal surfaces of helium crystals", Konstanz (Germany), présenté par E.Rolley.
 1995 Summer School "Quantum Fluctuations", Les Houches (France)
 1995 Gordon Conference "Chemistry and Physics of Liquids", Plymouth (USA).
 1995 Cryocrystals 95, Almaty (Kazakhstan).
 1995 "Quantum evaporation, Condensation and Sticking phenomena", Pisa (Italie)
 1996 "Liquid/Solid Interfaces in Helium", Helsinki (Finland)

 1996 "Solid State Lasers for application to inertial confinement fusion", Paris (France)
 1998 "Quantum Physics at low Temperature" (Lammi, Finland)
 1998 "Quantum Fluids and Solids (QFS98)", Amherst (USA)
 1998 "Applications of Field Theory to Stat. Phys. ..." Bonn (Germany)
 1999 "Hydrodynamic and magnetohydrodynamic interface instabilities", Paris (France)
 1999 3rd International Conference on Low Temperature Chemistry, Nagoya (Japan)
 1999 European Research Conference "Solid-Fluid Interfaces", Castelvecchio Pascoli (Italy)
 2000 NEDO workshop, Hawai (USA)
 2000 Quantum Fluids and Solids (QFS-2000), Minneapolis (USA)
 2001 "Ultralow energy physics: methods and methodology", Helsinki (Finland)

 2001 "Horizons in complex systems", Messina (Italy)
 2002 "Liquids under negative pressure", Budapest (Hungary)
 2002 "Liquid Matter Conference", Konstanz (Allemagne)
 2002 "Frontiers in condensed matter and cosmology", Kevo (Finland)
 2002 "Ultralow Temperature Physics",  Kanazawa (Japon)
 2002 "88th Statistical Mechanics Conference", Rutgers University (USA)
 2003  Séminaire Poincaré "Condensation de Bose-Einstein", IHP, Paris (France)
 2004 Quantum Phenomena at Low Temp. ULTI III, Lammi (Finland)
 2004 APS march meeting, Montreal (Canada)
 2004 "Soft Matter, Biology and Statistical Physics", Les Houches (France)

 2004 StatPhys 22, plenary speaker, Bangalore (India)
 2004 "Pattern Formation in Nonequilibrium Systems", Calcutta (India)
 2004  "5th Conf. on cryocrystals and quantum crystals", Wroclaw (Poland)
 2004 "Todai international symposium on quantum condensed systems" (Tokyo)
 2004 "Collective Aspects of Stochastic Non-Equilibrium Phenomena at Surfaces and Interfaces" (Leiden)
 2005 "Quantique...mais macroscopique", Hommage à Fritz London, IHP Paris (France)
 2005 "LT24", plenary speaker, Orlando (Florida, USA)
 2006 "CMD21" (Eur. Phys. Soc.  and German Phys. Soc.), Dresden (Germany)
 2006 "Soft matter and interfaces" (in honor of R. Evans), Lisbon (Portugal)
 2006 "ULTI", Lammi (Finland).

 2006 "Statics and dynamics of interfaces (in honor of PG de Gennes)" Trieste (Italy)
 2007 APS March Meeting, Denver (USA)
 2007 "The physics of supersolids", Yokohama (Japon)
 2007 CMMP 2007 (Leicester, UK)
 2007 100th Birthday Celebration for Prof. Laszlo Tisza, MIT, Cambridge (USA)
 2007 "Quantum gases", IHP, Paris.
 2007  Workshop "Supersolid state of matter", Stillwater, Minnesota (USA)
 2007 Assises nationales de la Recherche, Tunis (Tunisia).
 2008 "de Gennes' days", Collège de France, Paris, mai 2008.
 2008 JMC11, Strasbourg (France), août 2008

 2008 "Supersolidity", Les Treilles, France, July 2008.
 2008 "Supersolid 2008", Trieste, Italy, August 2008.
 2008 "XV Summer school Nicolas Cabrera", (2 invited lectures), Madrid , sept. 2008
 2008 "Colloque de l'IPhT Saclay", Batz sur Mer, France, oct. 2008
 2008 "Quantum coherence and many body interactions", Saclay, France, oct. 2008
 2008 "IHP 80", Paris (nov. 2008).
 2009  "Soft Matter at Interfaces", Ringberg Castle, Germany, March 2009.
 2009   "Supersolidity 2009", Banff, Alberta (Canada, August 09).
 2009  "Quantum Fluids and Solids", North Western University, Evanston (USA), Aug. 09.
 2010 “Breaking barriers: from Physics to Biology” (in the honor of A. Libchaber), Bangalore, India, Jan. 2010.

 2010 "PSM 2010", Yokohama, Japan, March 2010
 2010 "Quantum Fluids and Solids", Grenoble, Aug. 2010
 2010 "Facets of quantum physics" in honor of Bill Phillips, ENS Paris Nov. 2010.
 2011 SPIE, San Francisco, January 2011.
 2011 APS March meeting, Dallas, March 2011.
 2011 "Supersolidity 2011" New York, June 2011.
 2011 LT26, Beijing, August 2011.
 2012 "From foundations to quantum fluids", in honor of A.J. Leggett, Toulouse, April 2012.
 2012 "La plasticité quantique des cristaux d'hélium", Symposium on condensed matter physics in honour of P. Nozières (ILL, Grenoble, May 2012)
 2012 QFS 2012, Lancaster (UK), Angust 2012.

 2012 EPS-CMD24, Edinburgh (UK), Sept. 2012
 2013 Plasticité 2013, Paris, April 2013
 2014 Workshop on Quantum Gases, Fluids and Solids, Sao Paulo (Aug. 2014)
 2015 In honor of Sir A. Leggett, Dr honoris causa, Toulouse University (Sept. 2015)
 2016 Climate - energy - from COP21 (Paris) to COP22 (Marrakech), Atalante 2016 (Montpellier, June 9th 2016)
 2016 "Migrations, réfugiés, exil", Collège de France, Paris 12-14 Oct. 2016

Invited colloquia, series of lectures and seminars in Universities:

 out of France:

 1977 Nottingham, London
 1978 Columbus
 1981 Haifa, Amsterdam.
 1982 Bell Laboratories (Murray Hills), Brown University.
 1984 Moscou, Tbilissi, ETH (Zurich), Leiden (Ehrenfest colloquium).
 1985 Bell Laboratories (Murray Hills), Lausanne.
 1986 Brighton.
 1987 Mainz.
 1988 Leiden, Columbus, Chicago.
 1989 Seattle, Vancouver (UBC and SFU), Leiden (Ehrenfest colloquium), Kyoto, Cornell, Columbus.
 1990 Chicago, Aachen, Konstanz.
 1993 Amsterdam, Leiden (Ehrenfest colloquium).
 1994 Helsinki, Trento, Trieste.
 1995 Penn State University, Maryland University, Trieste, Cornell, Moscow
 1996 Leuven (Belgium)
 1997 Barcelona (Spain), Columbus, Brown Univ., Seattle, UCLA, Stanford (USA)
 1998 Boston University (USA)
 1999 Konstanz (20h), Kyoto (9h), Tokyo, Sendai, Harvard (3 Loeb lectures).
 2000 NEU Boston, Berkeley, U.Mass Amherst, Brown U. Providence, NWU Chicago (2h), Cornell, Buffalo.
 2001 CERN (Geneva)
 2002 Barcelona,  Kevo (Finland, 6 lectures), Leipzig, Calcutta, Bangalore, Pune, Bombay, MIT (Cambridge, USA), Brown University.
 2003 Stuttgart, Kyoto (2), Tokyo.
 2004 Rutgers
 2005 Tunis
 2006 Birmingham, Princeton, Columbus, Royal Holloway (UK), Geneva (2)
 2007 Oxford, Geneva, ISSP Tokyo, MIT (2), U. Mass Amherst (USA), Istanbul, Amsterdam.
 2008 Barcelone, Weizmann Inst. Israel (4 lectures), Haïfa (Israel), NWU Evanston, Rutgers Univ., U. Florida Gainesville
 2009 Regensburg and Duisburg (Germany), Fribourg (Switzerland)
 2010 Bangalore, Bristol, Stuttgart
 2011 Berkeley, Heidelberg, CERN-Geneva
 2012 Göttingen
 2013 London, Edmonton (2 Umezawa lectures), Kyoto, Konstanz.
 2014 Trieste (2), City University of New York (CUNY)
 2015 Munich
 2016 Rabat (2)

and many others in France:

Universities Paris 6&7, ENS Paris, ENS Lyon, CRTBT Grenoble,  ILL Grenoble, Collège de France, CEA Saclay, LPMC and INLN Nice, CRMC2 Marseille, CRPP Bordeaux, LSP Grenoble, ESPCI Paris, LPS Orsay, Ecole Polytechnique, LPTMS Orsay, IRPHE and IUSTI Marseille, Inst. Louis Néel Grenoble, Poitiers, MPQ (Paris), SIMAP Grenoble, LAC and LPT Orsay, Lyon I, Colloquium PM Curie at the Université PM Curie, Nancy, Montpellier, Toulouse, Bordeaux, etc.


Publications (June 2016)

Theses:

T1. S. Balibar.
« Propagation d'ondes électromagnétiques de basse fréquence et excitation  d'ondes sonores dans l'Aluminum ». Thèse de 3ème cycle (Paris, 3 mars 71).
T2. S. Balibar.
« Contribution à l'étude de l'évaporation de l'Hélium superfluide » Thèse  de Doctorat ès Sciences (Paris, 6 novembre 1976).

Original articles in refereed scientific journals:

A1. S. Balibar, B. Perrin et A. Libchaber
"Electromagnetic waves and quantum effects in  Aluminum"
J. Phys. F 2, 629 (1972).
A2. S. Balibar
"Detection of 4He atoms separately evaporated by phonons and rotons at the free superfluid surface". Phys. Lett. 51A, 455 (1975).
A3. S. Balibar, J. Buechner, B. Castaing, C. Laroche, A. Libchaber
 "Observation of a maximum roton velocity in superfluid 4He"
Physics Letters 60 A, 135 (1977).
A4. S. Balibar, J. Buechner, B. Castaing, C. Laroche, A. Libchaber
"Experiments on superfluid 4He evaporation"
Phys. Rev. B18, 3096 (1978).
A5. S. Balibar, D.O. Edwards, C. Laroche
"Surface tension of solid 4He"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 42, 782 (1979).
A6. S. Balibar, B. Castaing, C. Laroche
"Nucleation and orientation of 4He crystals"
J. Physique Lett. 41, 283 (1980).
A7. S. Balibar, B. Castaing
"Possible observation of the roughening transition in Helium"
J. Physique Lett. 41, 329 (1980).
A8. B. Castaing, S. Balibar, C. Laroche
"Mobilité à 1 MHz du front de fusion de 4He"
 J. Physique 41, 897 (1980).
A9. P.E. Wolf, D.O. Edwards, S. Balibar
"Measurements of the Kapitza resistance and  Onsager cross coefficient for the 4He crystal-superfluid interface"
J.Low Temp. Phys. 51, 489 (1983).
A10. P.E. Wolf, S. Balibar, F. Gallet
"Experimental observation of a third roughening transition on hcp 4He crystals"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 51, 1366 (1983).
A11. F. Gallet, P.E. Wolf, S. Balibar
"Liquid solid 4He interfacial tension : temperature variation near the superfluid transition"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 52, 2253 (1984).
A12. P.E. Wolf, F. Gallet, S. Balibar, E. Rolley and P. Nozières
 "Crystal growth and  crystal curvature near roughening transitions in hcp 4He"
J. Physique 46, 1987 (1985).
A13. S. Balibar and B. Castaing
"Helium : solid-liquid interfaces"
Surf. Sci. Rep. 5, 87 (1985).
A14. E. Rolley, S. Balibar and F. Gallet
"The first roughening transition of 3He crystals"
Europhysics Letters 2, 247 (1986).
A15. F. Gallet, P. Nozières, S. Balibar and E. Rolley
"Dynamic broadening of the roughening transition"
Europhysics Letters 2, 701 (1986).
A16. S. Balibar
"The roughness of crystal surfaces, a clarified problem"
Europhysics News 17, 136 (1986).
A17. S. Balibar, F. Gallet, E. Rolley et P.E. Wolf
"La rugosité des surfaces cristallines"
C. R. Ac. Sc. 4,157 (1987).
A18. F. Gallet, S. Balibar and E. Rolley
"The roughening transition of crystal surfaces II : Experiments on static and dynamic properties near the first roughening transition of hcp 4He"
J. Physique 48, 369 (1987).
A19. D.O. Edwards and S. Balibar
"Calculation of the phase diagram of 3He-4He solid and liquid mixtures"
 Phys. Rev. B 39, 4083 (1989).
A20. E. Rolley, S. Balibar, F. Gallet, F. Graner and C. Guthmann
"The surface tension of bcc 3He crystals"
Europhys. Lett. 8, 523 (1989).
A21.  F. Graner, S. Balibar and E. Rolley
"The growth rate of 3He crystals"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 75, 69 (1989).
A22. S.Balibar, D.O.Edwards and W.F.Saam
"The effect of heat flow and crystal strain on the surface of helium crystals"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 82, 119 (1991).
A23. S. Balibar and J.P. Bouchaud
"The KPZ equation and the dynamic roughening of crystal surfaces"
Phys. Rev. Letters, 69, 862 (1992).
A24. M. Thiel, A. Willibald, P. Evers, A. Levchenko, P. Leiderer and S. Balibar
"Stress induced melting and surface instability of helium 4 crystals"
Europhysics Letters 20, 707, 1992.
A25. R.H. Torii and S. Balibar
"Helium crystals under stress: the Grinfeld instability"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 89, 391 (1992).
A26. S. Balibar, C. Guthmann and E. Rolley
"The overlap of crystal steps"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 89, 693 (1992).
A27. S. Balibar, C. Guthmann and E. Rolley
"The step degeneracy transition"
Surface Science 283, 290 (1993).
A28. S. Balibar, C. Guthmann and E. Rolley
"From vicinal to rough crystal surfaces"
J. Phys. I (France) 3, 1475 (1993).
A29.  H.J.Maris, S.C.Hall, S.Balibar and M.S.Pettersen
"Nucleation of Bubbles in liquid Helium"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 93, 1069 (1993).
A30. E.Rolley, S.Balibar and F.Graner
"The growth shape of helium 3 needle crystals"
Phys. Rev. E 49, 1500 (1994).
A31. C.Guthmann, S.Balibar, E.Chevalier, E.Rolley and J.C.Sutra Fourcade
"Accurate  rotation and displacement in the millikelvin range. A new positioner design"
Rev. Sci. Inst., 65, 273 (1994).
A32. E.Rolley, E.Chevalier, C.Guthmann and S.Balibar
"The stepped surfaces of helium-4 crystals"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 72, 872 (1994).
A33. M.S.Pettersen, S.Balibar and H.J.Maris
"Experimental Investigation of Cavitation in  Superfluid Helium-4"
 Phys. Rev. B49, 12062 (1994).
A34. S.Balibar and P.Nozières
"Helium as a probe in Materials Science"
Solid State Communications 92, 19 (1994).
A35. E.Rolley, S.Balibar, C.Guthmann and P.Nozières
"Adsorption of helium 3 on helium 4 crystal surfaces"
Physica B210, 397 (1995).
A36. E. Rolley, C.Guthmann, E. Chevalier and S. Balibar
"The Static and Dynamic Properties of vicinal surfaces on helium 4 crystals"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 99, 851 (1995)
A37. S.Balibar, C. Guthmann, H. Lambaré, P. Roche, E. Rolley and H.J. Maris
"Quantum  Cavitation in Superfluid Helium 4 ?"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 101, 271 (1995)
A38. H.Lambaré, P.Roche, S.Balibar, H.J.Maris, O.A.Andreeva, C.Guthmann, K.O.  Keshishev and E.Rolley
"Cavitation in superfluid helium in the low temperature limit"
Eur. Phys. Journal B 2, 381, 1998
erratum: Eur. Phys. Journal B 6, 293, 1998.
A39. F.Caupin, P.Roche, S.Marchand and S.Balibar
"Cavitation in normal liquid helium"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 113, 473 (1998).
A40. S.Balibar, F.Caupin, H.Lambaré, P.Roche and H.J.Maris
"Quantum cavitation: a comparison between superfluid helium 4 and normal liquid helium 3"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 113, 473 (1998).
A41. S.Balibar, T.Mizusaki and Y.Sasaki
"Comments on heterogeneous nucleation in helium"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 120, 293 (2000).
A42. F.Caupin and S.Balibar
"Cavitation pressure in liquid helium"
Phys. Rev. B 64, 064507 (2001)
A43. X. Chavanne, S.Balibar and F. Caupin
"Acoustic crystallization andheterogeneous nucleation"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 5506 (2001).
A44. F.Caupin, S. Balibar and H.J. Maris
"Anomaly in the stability limit of liquid helium 3"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 145302 (2001).
A45. P.Nozières, F.Pistolesi and S.Balibar
"Steps and facets at the surface of soft crystals"
Eur. Phys. J. B 24, 387 (2001)
A46. X. Chavanne, S. Balibar and F. Caupin
"Acoustic nucleation of solid helium 4 on a clean glass plate"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 125, 155 (2001)
A47. X. Chavanne, S. Balibar and F. Caupin
"Heterogeneous cavitation in liquid helium 4 near a glass plate"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 126, 615 (2002)
A48. F. Caupin, S. Balibar and H.J. Maris
"Nucleation in a Fermi liquid at negative pressure"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 126, 91 (2002)
A.49. S. Balibar
"Nucleation in quantum liquids"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 129, 363 (2002)
A.50. T.Ueno, S.Balibar, T. Mizusaki, F. Caupin, M. Fechner and E. Rolley
"Optical measurement of wetting by 3He-4He mixtures near their tri-critical point
J. Low Temp. Phys. 130, 543 (2003)
A51. T. Ueno, S. Balibar, F.Caupin, T. Mizusaki  and E.Rolley
"Critical Casimir effect and wetting by helium mixtures"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 116102 (2003).
A.52. C. Appert, C. Tenaud, X. Chavanne, S. Balibar, F. Caupin and D. d'Humières
"Non-linear effects and shock formation in the focusing of a spherical acoustic wave"
Eur. Phys. J. B 35, 531 (2003)
A.53. F. Werner,  G. Beaume, A. Hobeika, S. Nascimbene, C. Herrmann, F. Caupin and S. Balibar,
"Liquid helium up to 160 bar",
 J. Low Temp. Phys. 136, 93 (2004).
A.54. R. Ishiguro, F. Graner, E. Rolley and S. Balibar,
"Coalescence of crystalline drops"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 235301 (2004).
A.55. S. Balibar, H. Alles and A. Ya. Parshin,
"The surface of helium crystals",
Rev. Mod. Phys. 77, 317 (2005).
A56. S. Balibar
"The roughening of crystal surfaces in helium:  comments on quantum fluctuations and the coupling strength"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 139, 487 (2005)
A.57. R. Ishiguro and S. Balibar,
"New measurements of wetting by helium mixtures",
J. Low Temp. Phys. 140, 29 (2005).
A.58. R. Ishiguro, F. Caupin and S. Balibar
"Homogeneous nucleation of crystals by acoustic waves"
Europhys. Lett. 75, 91 (2006).

A.59.
S. Sasaki, R. Ishiguro, F. Caupin, H.J. Maris and S. Balibar
"Superfluidity of grain boundaries and supersolid behavior"
Science 313, 1098 (2006).

A.60. E. Herbert, S. Balibar and F. Caupin
"Cavitation pressure in water"
Phys. Rev. E 74, 041603 (2006)
.
A.61. S. Balibar and J. Villain
"Nucleation"
Comptes-Rendus-Physique 7, 943 (2006).
 
A.62. S. Balibar and F. Caupin
"Nucleation of crystals from their liquid phase"
Comptes-Rendus-Physique 7, 988 (2006)
A.63. S. Balibar
"The discovery of superfluidity"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 146, 441 (2007)
.
A.64. R. Ishiguro, F. Graner, E. Rolley, S. Balibar, and J. Eggers
"Dripping of a crystal"
Phys. Rev. E 75, 041606 (2007).

A.65. S. Balibar
"Supersolidity and superfluidity"
Cont. Phys. 48, 31  (2007)
.
A.66. H.J. Maris and S. Balibar
"Supersolidity and the thermodynamics of solid helium"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 147, 539 (2007)
.
A.67. S. Sasaki, F. Caupin and S. Balibar
"Wetting properties of grain boundaries in solid 4He"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 205302 (2007).
A68. F. Caupin, S. Sasaki,  and S. Balibar
"Supersolidity and disorder in solid helium 4"
 
J. Low Temp. Phys. 150, 267 (2008).
A.69. S. Balibar and F. Caupin
"Supersolidity and disorder"
J. Phys. Cond. Mat. 20, 173201 (2008).
A.70. F. Caupin, M.W. Cole, S. Balibar, and J. Treiner,
"Absolute limit for the capillary rise of a fluid"
Europhysics Letters 82, 56004  (2008).
A.71. S. Balibar
"The force of fluctuations"
Nature 451, 136 (2008).
A.72. S. Sasaki, F. Caupin and S. Balibar
"Optical observation of  disorder in solid 4He"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 153, 43 (2008).
A.73. F. Caupin, E. Herbert, S. Balibar and M.W. Cole
"Comment on ‘Nanoscale water capillary bridges under deeply negative pressure’"
Chemical Physics Letters 463, 283 (2008).
 A.74. S. Balibar and F. Caupin
"Comment on ‘Observation on unusual mass transport in solid hcp helium 4'"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 189601  (2008).
A.75. S. Balibar
"How could a solid be superfluid?"
Physics 1, 16 (2008).
A.76. S. Balibar
"Pierre-Gilles de Gennes and supersolidity: comment on C.R. Physique 7, 561-566 (2006)"
in "P.G. de Gennes' Impact in Science: Solid State and Liquid Crystals", ed. by J. Bok, J. Prost and F. Brochart-Wyart, World Scientific, pp.83-91 (2009).
A.77. X. Rojas, C. Pantalei, H.J. Maris and S. Balibar
"Acoustic properties of solid helium 4 in the limit of zero impurity"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 158, 478 (2010).
A.78. C. Pantalei, X. Rojas, D.O. Edwards and S. Balibar
"How to prepare an ideal helium 4 crystal"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 159, 452 (2010).
A.79. S. Balibar
"Stiffer but flowing"
Nature Physics 5, 534 (2009).
A.80. S. Balibar
"The enigma of supersolidity", Nature 464, 176 (2010).
A.81. H.J. Maris and S. Balibar
"Elastic properties of polycrystalline solid helium"
J. Low Temp.  Phys. 160, 5 (2010).
A.82. S. Balibar
"Is there a true supersolid phase transition ?", Physics 3, 39 (2010).
A.83. X. Rojas, A. Haziot, V. Bapst, H.J. Maris, and S. Balibar
"Anomalous softening of helium 4 crystals"
Phys. Rev. Lett.  105, 145302 (2010).
A.84. K. Davitt, E. Rolley, F. Caupin, A. Arvengas, and S. Balibar
"Equation of state of water under negative pressure"
J. Chem. Phys. 133, 174507 (2010).
A.85. H.J. Maris and S. Balibar
"Effect of helium elasticity on torsional oscillator measurements"
J. Low Temp.  Phys. 162, 12 (2011).
A86. A. Fefferman, X. Rojas, A. Haziot, S. Balibar, J. West, and M.H.W. Chan
"4He Crystal Quality and Rotational Response in a Transparent Torsional Oscillator"
Phys. Rev. B 85, 094103 (2012).
A87. S. Balibar, A. Fefferman, A. Haziot, and  X. Rojas,
"Disorder, Supersolidity, and Quantum Plasticity in Solid Helium 4",
J. Low Temp. Phys. 168, 221 (2012).
A88. S. Balibar
"Superfluidity: how quantum mechanics became visible"

in "History of Artificial Cold, Scientific, Technological and Cultural Issues", ed. by K. Gavroglu, Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science, Vol. 299 pp. 93-118 (Springer, 2013).
A89. J. Beamish, A. Fefferman, A. Haziot, and  X. Rojas, and S. Balibar,
"Elastic Effects in Torsional Oscillators containing solid Helium",
Phys. Rev. B 85, 180501(R) (2012).
A90. A. Haziot, X. Rojas, A.D. Fefferman, J. Beamish, and S. Balibar
"The giant plasticity of a quantum crystal",
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 035301 (2013).
A91. A. Haziot, A.D. Fefferman, J. Beamish, and S. Balibar
"Dislocation densities and lengths in solid 4He from elasticity measurements",
Phys. Rev. B Rapid Comm.  87, 060509(R) (2013).

A92. S. Balibar
"Wetting by solid helium, a model system"
C-R. Physique 14, 531 (2013).
A93. A. Haziot, A.D. Fefferman, J. Beamish, H.J. Maris, and S. Balibar
"Critical dislocation speed in helium 4 crystals",
Phys. Rev. B 88, 014106 (2013).
A94. A. Haziot, X. Rojas, A.D. Fefferman, J. Beamish, and S. Balibar
"Reply on "Comment on "The giant plasticity of a quantum crystal" by Zhou et al.",
Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 119602 (2013).
A95. A. D. Fefferman, F. Souris, A. Haziot, J. R. Beamish, and S. Balibar
"Dislocation networks  in  helium-4 crystals",
Phys. Rev. B89, 014105 (2014).
A96. A.D. Fefferman, J.R. Beamish, and S. Balibar
"Low frequency elastic measurements on solid 4He in Vycor using a torsional oscillator"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 176, 1 (2014).
A97. F. Souris, A.D. Fefferman, A. Haziot, N. Garroum, J.R. Beamish, and S. Balibar
"Search for dislocation free helium 4 crystals"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 178, 149 (2015)
A98. F. Souris, A.D. Fefferman, H.J. Maris, V. Dauvois, P. Jean-Baptiste, J.R. Beamish, and S. Balibar
"Movement of dislocations dressed with 3He impurities in 4He crystals"
Phys. Rev. B90, 180103 (R) (2014)
A99. Z.G. Cheng, J.R. Beamish, A.D. Fefferman, F. Souris,  S. Balibar, and V. Dauvois
"Helium mass flow through a solid-superfluid-solid junction"
Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 165301 (2015)
A100. S. Balibar, J. Beamish, A. Fefferman, A. Haziot, X. Rojas, and F. Souris
"Dislocations in a quantum crystal"
CR-Physique 17, 264 (2016)
A101. S. Balibar
"Horst Meyer and quantum evaporation"
Journal of Low Temperature Physics, 185, 209 (2016)

Conference proceedings:

C1. S. Balibar
"Heat pulse propagation through a liquid-gas Helium interface at low temperature"
 in "Liquid and Solid Helium", Proc. of the European Phys. Soc., Topical Conference, Haifa, 1-4 July 1974 (John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1975), p.301.
C2. S. Balibar et D. Lhuillier
"Quelques aspects de l'Hélium superfluide"
Ecole des Houches, 1974, in Fluid Dynamics, édité par R. Balian et J.L. Peube (Gordon and Breach, London, 1977), p.621-640.
C3. S. Balibar
"Heat pulse propagation to study the evaporation of superfluid He".
Proc. of LT 14, ed. by M. Krusius et M. Vuorio, North Holland Publishing Co., Amsterdam (1975), p.431.
C4. S. Balibar, C. Laroche, A. Libchaber
"Phonon transmission through the solid 4He- liquid 4He interface".
Proc. of the LT 15 conference in J.Physique C6, 248 (1978).
C5. S. Balibar, D.O. Edwards, F. Gallet, P.E. Wolf
"Recent experiments on the solid-liquid 4He interface".
Sanibel Conference on Quantum Fluids and Solids, AIP Conf. Proc. 103, E.D.Adams and G.G.Ihas ed., p. 382 (New York, 1983).
C6. D.O. Edwards, S. Balibar, P.E. Wolf
"The crystal-superfluid interface in 4He."
Proc. 75th Jubilee Conference on 4He, J.G.M. Armitage ed., p.70 (World Scientific, 1983).
C7. P.E. Wolf, F. Gallet, S. Balibar.
"Growth kinetics of 4He facets."
 Proc. of LT 17, p.503 (North Holland, 1984).
C8. F. Gallet, P.E. Wolf, S. Balibar
"Universal jump of the curvature of 4He crystals at the roughening transition."
 Proc. of LT 17, p.501 (North Holland, 1984).
C9. S. Balibar, F. Gallet, P.E. Wolf
" Roughening transition on growth of 4He crystals."
 Proc. of LT 17. Invited papers, Physica 126 B, 138 (1984).
C10. S. Balibar, F. Gallet, E. Rolley et P.E. Wolf
"Roughening transition and helium crystals"
Festkörperprobleme XXV, 113 (1985).
C11. F.Gallet, S.Balibar, P.Nozières, E.Rolley, P.E.Wolf
" The roughening transition of growing 4He crystals"
 Banff Conf. "Quantum fluids and solids", Can. J. Phys., 65, 1497, 1987.
C12. E.Rolley, S.Balibar and F.Gallet
"The roughening transition and the surface stiffness of 3He crystals"
Proc. of LT18, Jap.J.of App.Phys. 26 (Supp.26-3),391, 1987.
C13. F.Gallet, S.Balibar, E.Rolley and P.Nozières
"The dynamic broadening of the roughening transition."
 Proc. of LT18, Jap.J.of App.Phys.26 (Supp.26-3),389, 1987.
C14. D.O.Edwards and S.Balibar
"The liquid and solid 3He-4He phase diagram revisited"
 Proc. of LT18, Jap.J.of App.Phys.26 (Supp.26-3),37, 1987.
C15. S.Balibar
"Fluctuations on crystal surfaces"
 in "Physics of Amphiphilic layers", ed. by J.Meunier, D.Langevin and N.Boccara (Springer, 1987) p.113.
C16. S.Balibar, F.Gallet and E.Rolley
"The dynamic roughening of crystals."
 Proc. of ICCG9., Sendaï (Japan) 1989, ed. by J. Chikawa, J.B. Mullin and J.Woods, p.46, North Holland 1990.
C17.  S.Balibar, F.Gallet, F.Graner and E.Rolley
"The roughening transition and the growth of helium crystals"
 Proc. of ISSCG7, Zao 1989, ed. by H. Komatsu, Progress in  Crystal Growth and Characterization of Materials (Pergamon Press Ltd) 26, 51, 1993.
C18.  S.Balibar, F.Gallet and E.Rolley
"The dynamic roughness of crystals."
 Proc. of the 9th  Gen. Conf. of the EPS Cond. Mat. Div., Physica Scripta, T29, 265, 1989.
C19. S.Balibar, F.Gallet, F.Graner and E.Rolley
"Crystalline surfaces in helium."
 Proc. Statphys.17 (Rio, 1989), Physica A 163, 111, 1989.
C20. S.Balibar, F.Graner and E.Rolley
"The growth kinetics of helium 3 crystals."
Proc. of the 4th Medyfinol Conf. (Iguazu Falls, Argentina, 1989), ed. by S.Hernandez, p.34, World Scientific, 1990.
C21. F.Graner, S.Balibar, R.M.Bowley, P.Nozières and E.Rolley
"The Kapitza resistance between liquid and solid helium 3."
 Proc. of "Phonons 89" (Heidelberg 1989), ed. by S. Hunklinger, W. Ludwig and G. Weiss, p. 1326, World Scientific 1990.
C22. S.Balibar, F.Graner and E.Rolley
"Thermal excitations and helium 3 crystallization"
Proc. of the NATO Conf. "Excitations in 2D and 3D quantum fluids" (Exeter 1990), ed. by A.F.G. Wyatt and H.J. Lauter, Plenum Press, New York, p.375, 1991.
C23. S.Balibar, F.Gallet, F.Graner, C.Guthmann and E.Rolley
"The growth dynamics of helium crystals"
 Proc. of LT19 (Brighton 1990), Physica B169, 209, 1991.
C24. M. Thiel, A. Willibald, P. Leiderer, and S. Balibar,
Verh. Dtsch. Phys. Ges. 26, 1471 (1991)
C25. S. Balibar and S. Stringari
Proc. of the "Elba Int. School on Quantum Solids, Liquids and Gases"
J. Low Temp. Phys., 87, 3/4, 1992.
C26. S. Balibar, C. Guthmann et E. Rolley
"The step-step interactions"
Proc. of 3S*92, ed. by B. Mutaftshiev, p.9, 1992.
C27. S. Balibar, J.P. Bouchaud, C. Guthmann and E. Rolley
"About two types of dynamic roughening"
Proc. of "Surface Disordering: Growth, Roughening and Phase transitions.", ed; by R.Jullien, J. Kertész, P. Meakin and D.E. Wolf, p.63, Nova Science Publishers, New York 1992.
C28. H.J. Maris and S. Balibar
"Nucleation of bubbles on quantized vortices in superfluid helium 4 under negative pressure"
Proc. of LT20, Physica B 194-196, 709 (1994).
C29. M.S. Pettersen, C. Naud, S. Balibar and H.J. Maris
"Experimental observations of cavitation in superfluid Helium-4"
Proc. of LT20, Physica B 194-196, 575 (1994).
C30. R.H. Torii and S. Balibar
"Stress driven instability at the crystal-melt interface of  Helium 4"
 Proc. of LT20, Physica B 194-196, 971 (1994).
C31. E.Chevallier, C.Guthmann, E.Rolley and S.Balibar
"The Vicinal Surfaces of Helium 4 Crystals"
Proc. of LT20, Physica B 194-196, 919 (1994).
C32. E. Rolley, C. Guthmann et S. Balibar
"Vicinal Surfaces of Helium 4 crystals"
Proc. of ICCG XI, La Haye 1995, J. Cryst. Growth 166, 55 (1996).
C33. H.Lambaré, P.Roche, E.Rolley, S.Balibar, C.Guthmann and H.J.Maris,
"Crossover from quantum to thermal cavitation in superfluid 4He"
Proc. of LT21, Czech. J. Phys. 46 Suppl. S1, 383 (1996)
C34. P.Roche, H.Lambaré, E.Rolley, D.Lacoste, S.Balibar, C.Guthmann and H.J.Maris
"Growth and collapse of bubbles in superfluid 4He"
Proc. of LT21, Czech. J. Phys. 46 Suppl. S1, 381 (1996).
C35. S.Balibar and J.Dupont-Roc
Proceedings of "Quantum Fluids and Solids  (QFS97)"
J. Low Temp. Phys. 110 (1998).
C36. F.Caupin and S.Balibar
"Search for quantum cavitation in liquid 3He"
Proc. of LT22, Physica B 284-288, 212 (2000).
C37. S.Balibar, T.Mizusaki and Y.Sasaki
"Heterogeneous nucleation: solid 4He and superfluid 3He"
Proc. of LT22, Physica B 284-288, 244 (2000).
C38. C. Appert, X. Chavanne, S. Balibar, D. d'Humières et C. Tenaud
"Focalisation non-linéaire d'une onde acoustique sphérique"
Rencontres du Non-Linéaire 2001, Paris Onze Editions, Université Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay (mars 2001).
C39. X. Chavanne, S. Balibar, F. Caupin, C. Appert and D. d'Humières
"Optical measurement of the non-linear focusing of sound in liquid helium 4"
Proc. QFS 2001, J. Low Temp. Phys. 126, 643 (2002)
C40. F. Caupin, S.Balibar and H.J. Maris
"The expansion coefficient of liquid helium 3 and the shape of its stability limit"
Proc. QFS 2001, J. Low Temp. Phys. 126, 73 (2002)
C41. S. Balibar and F. Caupin
"The limits of metastability of liquid helium"
in"Liquids under negative pressure", A.R. Imre et al. (eds.), p.145, Kluwer  Ac. Pub. (2002)
C42. F. Caupin and S. Balibar
"Quantum statistics of metastable liquid helium"
in"Liquids under negative pressure", A.R. Imre et al. (eds.), p.201, Kluwer  Ac. Pub. (2002)
C43.F. Caupin, S. Balibar and H.J. Maris
"Limits of metastability of liquid helium"
Proc. of  LT23 , Physica B, 329-333, 356 (2003)
C44. T. Ueno, S. Balibar, T. Mizusaki, F. Caupin, M. Fechner and E. Rolley
"Absence of critical point wetting near the 3He-4He tri-critical point"
Proc. of  LT23 , Physica B, 329-333, 180 (2003)
C45. S. Balibar, X. Chavanne and F. Caupin
"Very fast growth and melting of helium crystals"
Proc. of  LT23 , Physica B, 329-333, 380 (2003)
C46. S. Balibar and F. Caupin
"Metastable Liquids"
Proc. of the 5th Liquid Matter Conference (Konstanz), J. Phys. Cond. Mat. 15, S75 (2003)
C47. S. Balibar
"Looking back at superfluid helium"
Proc. of "Bose Einstein Condensation" , Poincaré seminar 2003 ed. by J. Dalibard, B. Duplantier and V. Rivasseau, p.17 (Birkhäuser Verlag, Basel 2004).
C48. T. Ueno and  S.Balibar
"Anomalous wetting of helium mixtures near the tri-critical point"
Proc. QFS 2003 , J. Low Temp. Phys. 134, p. 507( 2004)
C49. S. Balibar and R. Ishiguro
"Critical Casimir forces and anomalous wetting"
Proc. of Statphys 22 , Pramana-journal of physics 64, 743 ( 2005).
C50. S. Balibar
"Rotons, superfluidity and helium crystals", Proc. of LT24 (Orlando, 2005), AIP Conf. Proc. 850, 18 (New York 2006).
C51. R. Ishiguro, F. Caupin, and S. Balibar
"Homogeneous nucleation of solid helium", Proc. of LT24 (Orlando, 2005), AIP Conf. Proc. 850, 339 (New York 2006).
C52. R. Ishiguro and S. Balibar
"New measurements of wetting by helium mixtures", Proc. of LT24 (Orlando, 2005), AIP Conf. Proc. 850, 139 (New York 2006).
C53. R. Ishiguro, F. Caupin and S. Balibar
"Homogeneous nucleation of 4He crystals by acoustic waves"
Proc. QFS2006 , J. Low Temp. Phys. 148, 645 (2007).
C54. S. Sasaki, R. Ishiguro, F. Caupin, H.J. Maris and S. Balibar
"Supersolidity and superfluidity of grain boundaries"
Proc. QFS2006,  J. Low Temp. Phys. 148, 665 (2007).
C55. F. Caupin, S. Sasaki, and S. Balibar
"Absence of grain boundary melting in solid helium"
Proc. Liquids Conf. (Lund),  J. Phys. Cond. Mat. 20, 494228 (2008).
C56. S. Balibar, A. Haziot, and X. Rojas
"Quantum crystals: from quantum plasticity to supersolidity"
Proc. of SPIE 7945, 794502-1 to 7 (2011) doi:10.1117/12.879862.
C57. X. Rojas, A. Haziot, and S. Balibar.
"Migration of 3He along dislocations in helium 4 single crystals"
Proc. of LT26, J. Physics: conf. series 400, 012062 (2012).
C58. A.D. Fefferman, F. Souris, A. Haziot, J.R. Beamish, and S. Balibar.
"Dependence of dislocation damping on helium-3 concentration in helium 4 single crystals"
Proc. of LT27, J. Physics: conf. series 568, 012003 (2014).
C59. S. Balibar, J.R. Beamish, and R.B. Hallock,
"Remarks about solid Helium",
Proc. of “Modern Trends on Quantum Gases, Fluids and Solids” , Sao Paolo, Brazil, 2014,
J. Low Temp. Phys. 180, 3 (2015).
C60. S. Balibar et Diane Dosso
"Savants réfugiés: comment, à PAris en 1938, la physique quantique devint visible à l'oeil nu".
Colloque de rentrée du Collège de France (Paris, 13 octobre 2016), Comptes-Rendus à paraître aux éditions Odile Jacob.


Scientific information and other publications:

books:
B1- A. Aspect, R. Balian, S. Balibar, E. Brezin, B. Cabane, S. Fauve, D. Kaplan, P. Lena, J.P. Poirier, et J. Prost
"Demain, la physique"
Odile Jacob ed. (Paris, 2004)
B2- S. Balibar
"La pomme et l'atome"
Odile Jacob ed. (Paris, 2005)
translation published in  Italy (Bollati and Boringhieri, 2009), in the USA (Princeton University Press, 2008), in Turkey (ODTU, Ankara, 2009), in the Arabic World (Kalima, Abu Dhabi, 2010) and to appear in Korea (Arte Books).
B3- S. Balibar
"Je casse de l'eau"
Le Pommier ed. (Paris, 2008)
translation published in the Arabic World (Kalima, Abu Dhabi, 2010)
B4- S. Balibar
"Chercheur au quotidien"
Le Seuil ed. (Paris, Jan. 2014).
B5- S. Balibar
"Climat: y oir clair pour agir"
Le Pommier ed. (Paris, 2015)

articles:
I1. S.Balibar
"Une nouvelle phase liquide dans l'hélium 3"
La Recherche 30, 1973.
I2. S. Balibar
" L'helium 3, nouveau superfluide"
 La Recherche 35, 580, 1973.
I3. S. Balibar and F. Balibar
"Les ondes de spin dans l'helium 3 superfluide"
La Recherche 82, 880,  1977.
I4. S.Balibar
"On peut aussi solidifier les électrons"
La Recherche 99, 1979.
I5. S.Balibar
"Très hautes pressions: l'hydrogène puis l'hélium solidifiés à température ambiante"
La Recherche 103,1979
I6. S.Balibar
 "Un semiconducteur superfluide: CuCl"
La Recherche 101, 1979.
I7. S. Balibar
"Le premier cristal d'électrons"
La Recherche 101, 673, 1979.
I8.  S. Balibar
"Les lasers à électrons libres"
La Recherche 107, 63, 1980.
I9. S. Balibar and F. Balibar
"Science et musique"
La Recherche 108, 226, 1980.
I10. S.Balibar
"Quand une couche métallique devient isolante"
La Recherche 110, 464, 1980.
I11. S.Balibar
" Les vagues des cristaux d'hélium"
La Recherche 112, 712, 1980.
I12. S. Balibar
"L'acoustique de la flûte"
La Recherche 118, 36, 1981.
I13. S.Balibar
"Un laser naturel sur Mars"
La Recherche 124, 1981.
I14. S.Balibar
"Un laser pompé par le soleil"
La Recherche 124, 1981.
I15. S.Balibar
"L'hydrogène superfluide, une découverte imminente?"
La Recherche 129, 1981.
I16. S.Balibar
"L'holographie au service de l'énergie solaire"
La Recherche 131, 1982.
I17. S.Balibar
"La mécanique quantique toujours à l'épreuve"
La Recherche 136, 1982.
I18. S. Balibar
"Il y a 150ans, la rencontre d'Oersted avec l'électromagnétisme"
La Recherche 133, 652,  1982.
I19. S.Balibar.
"Cristaux d'Hélium et Transition Rugueuse."
 Images de la Physique 1982,  Courrier du CNRS 45, p.23.
I20. S.Balibar
"Quand l'effet Hall devient anormal"
La Recherche 147, 1112, 1983.
I21. S.Balibar
"Après le YAG, le YAP, ou la naissance d'un nouveau laser"
La Recherche 150, 1983.
I22. S.Balibar
"Voir les atomes, suite"
La Recherche 150, 1983.
I23. S.Balibar
"Un record d'instabilité"
La Recherche 152, 1984.
I24. S. Balibar
"Aux frontières du zéro absolu"
La Recherche 157, 1004, 1984.
I25. S. Balibar
"Des supraconducteurs exotiques"
La Recherche 159, 1286, 1984.
I26. S. Balibar
"Un débat aux frontières du zéro absolu. Réponse à A. Abragam"
La Recherche 160, 1466, 1984.
I27. S. Balibar
"Superfluidité"
Encyclopaedia Universalis (Paris, 1984).
I28. S. Balibar
"Surfaces cristallines"
Encyclopaedia Universalis (Paris, 1984).
I29. S. Balibar
"Un gaz quantique presque parfait"
La Recherche 162, 96, 1985.
I30. S.Balibar
"Arrêter les atomes à coups de lasers"
La Recherche 167, 1985.
I31. S.Balibar
"Des atomes enfin pris au piège"
La Recherche 169, 1985.
I32. S.Balibar
"Une expérience de diffraction de neutrons au millikelvin"
La Recherche 171, 1985.
I33. S.Balibar
"Un supraconducteur exemplaire, le Silicium"
La Recherche 171, 1985.
I34. S.Balibar
"Les multiples facettes de l'Indium"
La Recherche 180, 1986.
I35. S.Balibar
"5,5 millions d'atmosphères"
 La Recherche 180, 1986.
I36. S.Balibar
"L'eau très froide"
La Recherche 182, 1986.
I37. S.Balibar
"Mouvements de surface dans l'hélium"
La Recherche 182, 1986.
I38. S.Balibar
"La rugosité des cristaux d'hélium"
La Recherche 184, 1986.
I39. S. Balibar
"Un bon millikelvin est né"
La Recherche 185, 259, 1987.
I40. S. Balibar
"La transition rugueuse"
La Recherche 194, 1452, 1987.
I41. S. Balibar
 "La croissance des cristaux d'hélium"
Images des Matériaux, Courrier du  CNRS 66, 20 (1987).
I42. S. Balibar et J. Flouquet
"Instrumentation à Basse Température"
 Rapport MRT "Les Equipements Scientifiques  Mi-Lourds", p. 317 - 340, Paris, 1988.
I43.S.Balibar
Tendances actuelles en Physique des basses températures (25 pages), DRET, fev.89.
I44. S.Balibar
" Helium"
Nouvelle Encyclopédie Quillet, Hachette ed., Paris 1989.
I45. S.Balibar
"Cristal"
Nouvelle Encyclopédie Quillet, Hachette ed., Paris 1989.
I46. S.Balibar
"Cavitation sous surveillance"
La Recherche 233, 1991.
I47. S.Balibar
"Droites et courbes savonneuses"
 La Recherche 234, 1991.
I48. S.Balibar
"Petit Lexique d'acoustique musicale"
La Recherche 230, 309, 1991.
I49. S. Balibar
"L'anglais pour défendre la science française?"
La Recherche 246, 1068, 1992.
I50. S. Balibar
"Regards sur la Recherche en Physique"
Les Cahiers Rationalistes, 467,  211, 1992.
I51. S.Balibar
"Les cristaux prennent des rides"
La Recherche 251, 1993.
I52. S.Balibar
La Physique des Surfaces. Aspects fondamentaux. Tendances actuelles de la recherche  (25 pages), DRET, dec.93.
I53. S.Balibar
"Eclairs bleus et bulles de choc"
La Recherche 253, 1993.
I54. S. Balibar
"L'Helium, un liquide exemplaire."
La Recherche 256, 804, 1993.
I55. S. Balibar
"Les chercheurs français face à la loi Toubon"
 La Recherche 270, 1190, 1994.
I56. S. Balibar
"The Surface of Helium crystals"
Mc Graw Hill Yearbook of Science and  Technology 1994, p. 207, McGraw Hill, New York.
I57. S.Balibar
"Vérité scientifique et fausses nouvelles, le cas de l'hydrogène superfluide"
La Recherche 275, 442, 1995.
I58. S.Balibar
"La science française sous le coup de la loi"
Bulletin SFP 102, 21 (1995)
I59. S.Balibar
 "Superfluidité et prix Nobel"
Revue du Palais de la Découverte 244, 17 (1997)
I60. S.Balibar et autres membres du Conseil National des Programmes
Aménagement des programmes de Physique et de Chimie des lycées.
Bulletin Officiel de l'Education Nationale hors série No 12 (29 oct 98).
I60. S. Balibar
"French kick off"
New Scientist, 160, 2155 (1998)
I.61. S.Balibar et autres membres du Conseil National des Programmes
Aménagement des programmes de Physique et de Chimie des lycées.
Bulletin Officiel de l'Education Nationale hors série No 12 (29 oct 98).
I62. S.Balibar
"L'enseignement de la Physique et de la Chimie au lycée: alléger puis réformer."
Bulletin SFP 118, 15 (1999)
I63. S.Balibar
"La Physique à l'échelle humaine"
in "Relier les connaissances" p.49, E.Morin ed., Le Seuil (1999).
I64. H.J.Maris and S.Balibar
"Negative pressures and cavitation"
Physics Today, 53, 29 (2000).
I65. S.Balibar
"Crystal surfaces: the devil is in the detail",
Physics World 13, 26 (2000).
I66. S. Balibar
"La Superfluidité"
 in Qu'est-ce que l'Univers? (Université de tous les savoirs), p.707, Y.Michaud ed., (Odile Jacob, Paris, 2001).
I67. S. Balibar
"Qui a découvert la superfluidité?"
Bulletin de la Société Française de Physique 128, 14 (mars 2001).
I68. S. Balibar
"Superfluidité suite. Réponse à Yves Pomeau"
Bulletin de la Société Française de Physique 129, 19 (2001).
I69. S. Balibar
"Cristallisation acoustique"
Pour la Science, 285, 25 (2001).
I70. S. Balibar
"Disparition des étudants en physique: que faire ?"
Bulletin de la Société Française de Physique 140, 2 (2003)
I71. S. Balibar
"Acoustique et métastabilité des liquides"
Bulletin de la Société Française de Physique  141, 11 (2003)
I72. S. Balibar
"Acoustics and metastable liquids"
Europhysics news 35, 105 (2004) 
I73. S. Balibar, S. David et I. Solomon
"Les sources d'énergie du XXIe siècle"
Images de la Physique, CNRS (2005)
I74. S. Balibar, Y. Pomeau et J. Treiner
"La France et l'énergie des étoiles"
Point de vue, Le Monde (24 oct. 2004) 
I75. J. Treiner et S. Balibar,
"ITER, un projet pharaonique"
Point de vue, Le Monde (28 sept. 2005) 
I76. S. Balibar
"Un cristal peut-il couler comme un superfluide?"
Pour la Science 356, 47 (2007).
I77. S. Balibar
"The myth of ITER"
Project - syndicate (2007).
I78. S. Balibar
"Réchauffement climatique, une urgence absolue"
La Vie de la Recherche Scientifique 370, 36 (2007).
I79. S. Balibar
"L'enigme de la supersolidité"
Reflets de la Physique, 16, 12 (2009).
I80. S. Balibar
"La mécanique quantique: la voir et la comprendre"
in "Le plus grand des Hasards" edited by Anne Papillault and Jean-François Dars, p.85 (Belin, Paris, 2010).
I81. S. Balibar and J. Treiner
"Palais de la Découverte: il est encore temps de sauver la culture scientifique"
Libération (10 Mai 2010).
I82. S. Balibar, G. Charpak et J. Treiner
"ITER: une catastrophe annoncée"
Libération (10 Aug. 2010).
I83. S. Balibar
"Voir et comprendre"
in "Le plus grand des Hasards", Anne Papillault et Jean-François Dars, Belin, p. 85 (Belin ed., Paris, sept. 2010).
I84. S. Balibar
"ITER ou la fusion de financements publics"
La Vie de la Recherche Scientifique 385, 42 (2011).
I85. S. Balibar, Y. Bréchet et E. Brézin
"Une énergie du passé ?"
Libération, 9 janvier 2012.
I86. S. Balibar
"Climato-sceptiques: quels arguments leur opposer"
Pour la Science, octobre 2015
I87. S. Balibar
"Une tonne et demie par habitant et par an"
Progressistes 9, 14-16, 2015
I88. S. Balibar
"L'enigma della supersolidità"
Sapere, 82, 10, 2016

I89. S. Balibar
"L'illusion d'une électricité 100% renouvelable"
Le Monde, 3 dec. 2015
I90. S. Balibar
"Nucléaire: à propos des risques et des coûts"
L'Humanité, 25 mars 2016
I91. S. Balibar
"Continuons à convaincre!"
Progressistes 11, 36-37, 2016