1. A. Gros, A. Torge, U.F. Schaefer, M. Schneider, C.M. Lehr, C. Wagner
    A foam model highlights the differences of the macro- and microrheology of respiratory horse mucu Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials
    Accepted for publication in the Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials.
  2. Daniel Flormann, Othmane Aouane, Lars Kaestner, Christian Ruloff, Chaouqi Misbah, Thomas Podgorski, Christian Wagner
    The buckling instability of aggregating red blood cells
    arXiv:1703.01346 [] (2017)
  3. Sebastian Himbert, Richard J. Alsop, Markus Rose, Laura Hertz, Alexander Dhaliwal, Jose M. Moran-Mirabal, Chris P. Verschoor, Dawn M. E. Bowdish, Lars Kaestner, Christian Wagner and Maikel C. Rheinstädter
    The Molecular Structure of Human Red Blood Cell Membranes from Highly Oriented, Solid Supported Multi Lamellar Membranes
    Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 39661 (2017)
  4. 2016
  5. G. S. Klindt*, C. Ruloff*, C. Wagner, and B. M. Friedrich
    (* equal contribution)
    The load-response of the flagellar beat
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 258101 (2016)
  6. D. Matsunaga, Y. Imai, C. Wagner, and T. Ishikawa
    Reorientation of a single red blood cell during sedimentation
    J. Fluid Mech. 806, 102-126 (2016)
  7. Makhro, T. Haider, J. Wang, N. Bogdanov, P. Steffen, C. Wagner, T. Meyer, M. Gassmann, A. Hecksteden, L. Kaestner, and A. Bogdanova
    Comparing the impact of an acute exercise bout on plasma amino acid composition, intraerythrocytic Ca(2+) handling, and red cell function in athletes and untrained subjects
    Cell Calcium 60, 235-244 (2016)
  8. V. Clavería, O. Aouane, M. Thiébaud, M. Abkarian, G. Coupier, C. Misbah, T. John, and C. Wagner
    Clusters of red blood cells in microcapillary flow: hydrodynamic versus macromolecule induced interaction
    Soft Matter 12, 8235-8245 (2016)
  9. T. John, D. Pietschmann, V. Becker, and C. Wagner
    Deconvolution of time series in the laboratory
    Am. J. Phys. 84, 752 (2016)
  10. H. Bokkasam, M. Ernst, M. Guenther, C. Wagner, U. F. Schaefer, and C.-M. Lehr
    Different macro- and micro-rheological properties of native porcine respiratory and intestinal mucus
    International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 510, Issue 1 , 164-167(2016)
  11. D. Flormann, K. Schirra, T. Podgorski, and C. Wagner
    On the rheology of red blood cell suspensions with different amounts of dextran: separating the effect of aggregation and increase in viscosity of the suspending phase
    Rheologica Acta, 55, 477-483 (2016)
  12. K. Woll, A. Bergamaschi, K. Avchachov, F. Djurabekova, S. Gier, C. Pauly, P. Leibenguth, C.Wagner, K. Nordlund, and F. Mücklich
    Ru/Al Multilayers Integrate Maximum Energy Density and Ductility for Reactive Materials
    Scientific Reports 6, 19535 (2016)
  13. 2015
  14. A. Lindner, J. E. Fiscina, and C. Wagner
    Single particles accelerate final stages of capillary break-up
    Eur. Phys. Lett. 110, 64002 (2015)
    Highlighted among others in, at, and at
  15. D. Flormann, E. Kuder, P. Lipp, C. Wagner, and L. Kaestner
    Is there a role of C-reactive protein in red blood cell aggregation?
    International Journal of Laboratory Hematology 37, 474 (2015)
  16. M. Kettner, A. Schmidt, M. Windgassen, P. Schmidt, C. Wagner, and F. Ramsthaler
    Impact height and wall distance in bloodstain pattern analysis-what patterns of round bloodstains can tell us
    International Journal of Legal Medicine 129, 133-140 (2015)
  17. 2014
  18. T.P. Corrales, M. Bai, V. del Campo, P. Homm, P. Ferrari, A. Diama, C. Wagner, H. Taub, Klaus Knorr, M. Deutsch, M.J. Retamal, U.G. Volkmann, and P. Huber
    Spontaneous Formation of Nanopatterns in Velocity-Dependent Dip-Coated Organic Films: From Dragonflies to Stripes
    Nano Letters 8, 9954 (2014)
  19. O. Aouane, M. Thiebaud, A. Benyoussef, C. Wagner, and C. Misbah
    Vesicle dynamics in a confined Poiseuille flow: From steady-state to chaos
    Phys. Rev. E 90, 033011 (2014)
  20. A. Fall, B. Weber, M. Pakpour, N. Lenoir, N. Shahidzadeh, J. Fiscina, C. Wagner, and D. Bonn
    Sliding Friction on Wet and Dry Sand
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 175502 (2014)
    Highlighted in Sciencealert, Synopsis, Physicsworld, and Washington Post
  21. M. Brust, O. Aouane, M. Thiébaud, D. Flormann, C. Verdier, L. Kaestner, M. W. Laschke, H. Selmi, A. Benyoussef, T. Podgorski, G. Coupier, C. Misbah, and C. Wagner
    The plasma protein fibrinogen stabilizes clusters of red blood cells in microcapillary flows
    Scientific Reports 4, 4348 (2014)
    Highlighted in CNRS-INP
  22. J. Zilz, C. Schaefer, C. Wagner, R. J. Poole, M. A. Alves, and A. Lindner
    Serpentine channels: micro-rheometers for fluid relaxation times
    Lab Chip 14, 351-358 (2014)
  23. 2013
  24. J. E. Fiscina, P. Fromholz, R. Sattler, and C. Wagner
    Wide band Fresnel super-resolution applied to capillary break up of viscoelastic fluids
    Experiments In Fluids 54, 1611 (2013)
  25. C. Wagner, P. Steffen, and S. Svetina
    Aggregation of Red Blood Cells: From Rouleaux to Clot Formation
    Comptes Rendues en Physique 14, 459 (2013)
  26. D. Samanta, Y. Dubief, M. Holzner, C. Schaefer, A. Morozov, C. Wagner, and B. Hof
    Elasto-inertial turbulence
    PNAS 110, 10557 (2013)
  27. S. Wirtz, M. Seeger, A. Zell, C. Wagner, J.-F. Wagner, and J. B. Ries
    Applicability of Different Hydraulic Parameters to Describe Soil Detachment in Eroding Rills
    PLOS ONE 8, 5 (2013)
  28. L. Pan, A. Morozov, C. Wagner, and P.E. Arratia
    Nonlinear elastic instability in channel flows at low Reynolds numbers
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 174502 (2013)
  29. M. Mussler, S. Rafaï, P. Peyla, and C. Wagner
    Effective viscosity of non-gravitactic chlamydomonas reinhardtii microswimmer suspensions
    Eur. Phys. Lett. 101, 54004 (2013)
  30. G. Minetti, S. Egeé, D. Mörsdorf, P. Steffen, A. Makhro, C. Achilli, A. Ciana, J. Wang, G. Bouyer, I. Bernhardt, C. Wagner, S. Thomas, A. Bogdanova, and L. Kaestner
    Red cell investigations: Art and artefacts
    Blood Reviews 27, 91-101 (2013)
  31. D. Pietschmann, R. Stannarius, C. Wagner, and T. John
    Faraday waves under time-reversed excitation
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 094503 (2013)
  32. M. Brust, C. Schaefer, R. Doerr, L. Pan, M. Garcia, P. E. Arratia, and C. Wagner
    Rheology of Human Blood Plasma: Viscoelastic Versus Newtonian Behavior
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 078305 (2013)
    Highlighted in Physics Today
  33. M. Aytouna, J. Paredes, N. Shahidzadeh-Bonn, S. Moulinet, C. Wagner, Y. Amarouchene, J. Eggers, and D. Bonn
    Drop formation in non-Newtonian fluids
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 034501 (2013)
  34. P. Steffen, C. Verdier, and C. Wagner
    Quantification of depletion induced adhesion of red blood cells
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 018102 (2013)
  35. 2012
  36. S. Gier, S. Dorbolo, D. Terwagne, N. Vandewalle, and C. Wagner
    Bouncing of polymeric droplets on liquid interfaces
    Phys. Rev. E 86, 066314 (2012)
  37. J. Kirch*, A. Schneider*, B. Abou, A. Hopf, U.F. Schaefer, M. Schneider, C. Schall, C. Wagner°, and C.M. Lehr°
    (*, ° equal contribution)
    Optical tweezers reveal relationship between microstructure and nanoparticle penetration of pulmonary mucus
    PNAS 109, 45, 18355-18360 (2012)
  38. J. E. Fiscina, M. Pakpour, N. Vandewalle, C. Wagner, and D. Bonn
    Dissipation in quasistatically sheared wet and dry sand under confinement
    Phys. Rev. E 86, 020103 (2012)
  39. S. Gier and C. Wagner
    Visualization of the flow profile inside a thinning filament during capillary breakup of a polymer solution via particle image velocimetry and particle tracking velocimetry
    Phys. Fluids 24, 053102 (2012)
  40. L. Kaestner, P. Steffen, Duc Bach Nguyen, J. Wang, L. Wagner-Britz, A. Jung, C. Wagner, and I. Bernhardt
    Lysophosphatidic acid induced red blood cell aggregation in vitro
    Bioelectrochemistry 87, 89-95 (2012)
  41. R. Sattler, S. Gier, J. Eggers, and C. Wagner
    The final stages of capillary break-up of polymer solutions
    Phys. Fluids 24, 023101 (2012)
    Listed as one of the most read papers in 2012.
  42. A. Zell and C. Wagner
    Polymer solutions in co-rotating Taylor-Couette flow without vorticity
    Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 391, 464 (2012)
  43. 2011
  44. D. B. Nguyen, L. Wagner-Britz, S. Maia, P. Steffen, C. Wagner, L. Kaestner, and I. Bernhardt
    Regulation of phosphatidylserine exposure in red blood cells
    Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry 28, 847 (2011)
  45. P. Steffen, A. Jung, Duc Bach Nguyen, T. Müller, I. Bernhardt, L. Kaestner, and C. Wagner
    Stimulation of human red blood cells leads to Ca2+-mediated intercellular adhesion
    Cell Calcium 50, 54 (2011)
  46. 2010
  47. A. Zell, S. Gier, S. Rafaï, and C. Wagner
    Is there a relation between the relaxation time measured in CaBER experiments and the first normal stress coefficient?
    Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 165, 1265 (2010)
  48. M. Rheinstaedter, R. Sattler, W. Haeussler, and C. Wagner
    Dynamics of polymers in elongational flow studied by the neutron spin-echo technique
    Physica B: Condensed Matter 405, 3690 (2010)
  49. 2009
  50. A. Lindner and C. Wagner
    Viscoelastic surface instabilities
    Comptes Rendus Physique 10, 712 (2009)
  51. A. Ziehl, J. Bammert, L. Holzer, C. Wagner, and W. Zimmermann
    Direct Measurement of Shear-Induced Cross-Correlations of Brownian Motion
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 230602 (2009)
  52. 2008
  53. R. Sattler, C. Wagner, and J. Eggers
    Blistering Pattern and Formation of Nanofibers in Capillary Thinning of Polymer Solutions
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 164502 (2008)
    Highligthed in Pro-Physik and cross referenced in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology
  54. 2007
  55. J. P. Embs, C. Wagner , K. Knorr, and M. Luecke
    Measuring the Anomalous Dispersion Branch of Surface Waves on Ferrofluids
    Europhys. Lett. 78, 44003 (2007)
  56. R. Sattler, A. Kityk, and C. Wagner
    Molecular configuration in droplet detachment of complex liquids
    Phys. Rev. E 75, 051805 (2007)
  57. 2006
  58. A. Kityk and C. Wagner
    Delay of disorder by diluted polymers
    Europhys. Lett. 75, 441 (2006)
  59. C. Wagner, S. May, A. Kityk, A. Leschhorn, M. Luecke, and J. P. Embs
    Measuring the transverse magnetization of rotating ferrofluids
    Phys. Rev. E 73, 036302 (2006)
  60. 2005
  61. C. Wagner, Y. Amarouchene, D. Bonn, and J. Eggers
    Droplet detachment and bead formation in visco-elastic fluids
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 164504 (2005)
  62. A. V. Kityk, J. P. Embs, V. V. Mekhonoshin, and C. Wagner
    Spatiotemporal characterization of interfacial Faraday waves by means of a light absorption technique
    Phys. Rev. E 72, 036209 (2005)
  63. P. Huber, V. P. Soprunyuk, J. P. Embs, C. Wagner, M. Deutsch, and S. Kumar
    Faraday Instability in a Surface-Frozen Liquid
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 184504 (2005)
  64. 2004
  65. A. V. Kityk, H. W. Mueller, K. Knorr, and C. Wagner
    Spatio-temporal Fourier analysis of Faraday surface wave patterns on a two-liquid interface
    Europhys. Lett. 65, 857 (2004)
  66. 2003
  67. V. Bertola, B. Meulenbroek, C. Wagner, C. Storm, W. van Saarloos, and D. Bonn
    Experimental evidence to an intrinsic route to polymer melt fracture phenomena: a nonlinear instability of visco-elastic poiseuille flow
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 114502 (2003)
  68. C. Wagner, Y. Amarouchene, P. Doyle, and D. Bonn
    Turbulent Drag Reduction of polyelectrolyte (DNA) solutions: relation with the elongational viscosity
    Eur. Phys. Lett. 64, 823 (2003)
  69. B. Meulenbroek, C. Storm, V. Bertola, C. Wagner, D. Bonn, and W. van Saarloos
    Intrinsic Route to Melt Fracture in Polymer Extrusion: A Weakly Nonlinear Subcritical Instability of Viscoelastic Poiseuille Flow
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 024502/1 (2003)
  70. C. Wagner, H. W. Mueller, and K. Knorr
    Pattern formation at the bicritical point of the Faraday instability
    Phys. Rev. E 68, 066204 (2003)
  71. 2002
  72. N. Puff, G. Debregas, J.-M. Dimeglio, D. Higgens, D. Bonn, and C. Wagner
    Stick-slip instability for viscous fingering in a gel
    Europhys. Lett. 58, 524 (2002)
  73. A. V. Kityk, C. Wagner, K. Knorr, and H. W. Mueller
    Phase relaxation of Faraday surface waves
    Phys. Rev. E 65, 066304/1 (2002)
  74. 2001
  75. C. Wagner and H. W. Mueller
    Comment on "Superlattice, Rhombus, Square and Hexagonal Standing Waves in Magnetically Driven Ferrofluid Surface"
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 189401/1 (2001)
  76. A. Wernet, C. Wagner, D. Papathanassiou, H. W. Mueller, and K. Knorr
    Amplitude measurements of Faraday waves
    Phys. Rev. E 63, 036305/1-9 (2001)
  77. 2000
  78. J. P. Embs, H. W. Mueller, C. Wagner, K. Knorr, and M. Luecke
    Measuring the rotational viscosity of ferrofluids without shear flow
    Phys. Rev. E 61, R2196 (2000)
  79. C. Wagner, H. W. Mueller, and K. Knorr
    Crossover from a square to a hexagonal pattern in Faraday surface waves
    Phys. Rev. E 62, R33 (2000)
  80. 1999
  81. C. Wagner, H. W. Mueller, and K. Knorr
    Faraday waves on a viscoelastic liquid
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 83, 308 (1999)
  82. 1997
  83. H. W. Mueller, H. Wittmer, C. Wagner, J. Albers, and K. Knorr
    Analytic Stability Theory for Faraday Waves and the Observation of the Harmonic Surface Response
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 2357 (1997)

Reviewed Contributions to Conference Proceedings

  1. P. Steffen and C. Wagner
    Investigation of erythrocytes cell-cell adhesion using holographic optical tweezers
    Clinical Biochemistry 42, 1856 (2009)
  2. L. Kaestner, W. Tabellion, A. Jung, E. Weiss, I. Bernhardt, C. Wagner, and P. Lipp
    Is there a calcium signalling in erythrocytes?
    Acta Physiologica 186, 198 (2006)
  3. D. Bonn, Y. Amarouchene, C. Wagner, S. Douady, and O. Cadot
    Turbulent drag reduction by polymers
    J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 17, S1195 (2005)
  4. C. Wagner and A. Kityk
    Molecule configurations in a droplet detachement process of semidilute xanthane solutions
    XXI International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics ICTAM, IPPT PAN, Warsaw 2004, ISBN: 83-89687-01-1

Visiting Scientists

  1. Mauro C. Wesseling, Lisa Wagner-Britz, Duc Bach Nguyen, Salome Asanidze, Judy Mutua, Nagla Mohamed, Benjamin Hanf, Mehrdad Ghashghaeinia, Lars Kaestner and Ingolf Bernhardt
    Novel Insights in the Regulation of Phosphatidylserine Exposure in Human Red Blood Cells
    Cell Physiol Biochem 2016;39:1941-1954
  2. Asya Makhro, Rick Huisjes, Liesbeth P. Verhagen, María del Mar Mañú-Pereira, Esther Llaudet-Planas, Polina Petkova-Kirova, Jue Wang, Hermann Eichler, Anna Bogdanova, Richard van Wijk, Joan-Lluís Vives-Corrons and Lars Kaestner
    Red Cell Properties after Different Modes of Blood Transportation
    (2016) Front.Physiol.7:288.
  3. Mauro C. Wesseling, Lisa Wagner-Britz, Fatima Boukhdoud, Salome Asanidze, Duc Bach Nguyen, Lars Kaestner, Ingolf Bernhardt
    Measurements of Intracellular Ca2+ Content and Phosphatidylserine Exposure in Human Red Blood Cells: Methodological Issues
    Cell Physiol Biochem 2016;38:2414-2425.
  4. J.E. Fiscina, G. Lumay, F. Ludewig, and N. Vandewalle
    Compaction Dynamics of Wet Granular Assemblies
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 048001 (2010)


  1. C. Misbah and C. Wagner
    Living fluids
    Comptes Rendues en Physique 14, 447 (2013)
  2. C. Wagner and K. Knorr
    Musterselektion in der Faraday Instabilität
    Beiträge zur Experimentalphysik, Didaktk und computergestützte Physik
    S. Kolling [Hrsg.], Logos Verlag 2007, ISBN 978-3-8325-1530-0
  3. C. Wagner
    Tropfen, Perlen und Wellen: Strömungsforschung mit biophysikalischen Werkzeugen
    Magazin Forschung, Universität des Saarlandes, November 2005
  4. C. Wagner
    Musterselektion am bikritischen Punkt der Faradayinstabilität
    Doktorarbeit an der Universität des Saarlandes (2000)
  5. C. Wagner
    Aufbau einer Apparatur zur Untersuchung der Faradayinstabilität
    Diplomarbeit an der Universität des Saarlandes (1997)