Publications

 

Elkhoury, J. E., G. Saini, M. Hamderi, R. Parashar, G. Tang, S.Y. Yi, F. Yue, J. T. Germaine, P. Culligan, T. R. Ginn, and D. Tartakovsky: Nonuniform particle size explains reduction in filtration rates with travel distance, J. Contam. Hydrology, 2016 (in review).


Iyer, J.* and J. E. Elkhoury, Effect of Fracture Heterogeneities on Reactive Flow, ARMA, 15-0539, 2015.


Elkhoury, J. E., P. Ameli*, and R. L. Detwiler, Can a fractured caprock selfheal? Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.02.010, 2015.


Medina, R.*, J. E. Elkhoury, J. P. Morris, R. Prioul, J. Desroches, and R. L. Detwiler, Flow of dense suspensions through fractures: Significant in-plane velocity variations caused by small variations in solid concentration, Geofluids, doi: 10.1111/gfl.1209, 2014.


Ameli, P.*, J. E. Elkhoury, J. P. Morris, and R. L. Detwiler, Fracture permeability alteration due to chemical and mechanical processes: a coupled high-resolution model, Rock Mech. Rock Eng., 47, 1563-1573, 2014.


Medina R.*J. E. Elkhoury, J. P. Morris, R. Prioul, J. Desroches, and R. L. Detwiler: Flow of dense suspensions through fractures: Experimental and computational observation of velocity-field heterogeneity, ARMA, 14-7371, 2014.


Ameli, P.*, J. E. Elkhoury, and R. L. Detwiler, High-resolution fracture aperture mapping using optical profilometry, Water Resour. Res., 49, 1-7, 2013.


Elkhoury, J. E., P. Ameli*, and R. L. Detwiler, Dissolution and deformation in fractured carbonates caused by flow of CO2-rich brine under reservoir conditions, Int. J. Greenhouse Gas Control, 16S, S203–S215, 2013.


Ameli, P.*J. E. Elkhoury, R. L. Detwiler, and J. P. Morris, Micro-scale simulation of fracture alteration caused by coupled chemical and mechanical processes, ARMA, 13-638, 2013.


Elkhoury, J. E. and L. Knopoff, Dynamical model of faulting in two dimensions and the self-healing of large fractures, Phys. Rev. E, 86, 066118, 2012. (Featured on Phys. Rev. E. Kaleidoscope)


Bruno, M. S., V. Serajian, K. Lao, N. White, J. E. Elkhoury, and R. L. Detwiler, Advanced horizontal well recirculation systems for geothermal energy recovery in sedimentary formations, Geothermal Resources Council, 2012.


Manga M., I. Beresnev, E. E. Brodsky, J. E. Elkhoury, D. Elsworth, S. Ingebritsen, D. C. Mays, and C.-Y. Wang, Changes in permeability by transient stresses: field observations, experiments, and mechanisms, Rev. Geophys., 50, RG2004, 2012.


Lengliné, O., J. E. Elkhoury, G. Daniel, J. Schmittbuhl, R. Toussaint, J.-P. Ampuero, and M. Bouchon, Interplay of seismic and aseismic deformations during earthquake swarms: an experimental approach, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 331-332, 215-223, 2012


Lengliné, O., J. Schmittbuhl, J. E. Elkhoury, J.-P. Ampuero, R. Toussaint, R., and K. J. MålØy, Downscaling of fracture energy during brittle creep experiments, J. Geophys. Res., 116, B08215, 2011.


Lengliné, O., R. Toussaint, J. Schmittbuhl, J. E. Elkhoury, J.-P. Ampuero, K. T. Tallakstad, S. Santucci, and K. J. MålØy, Average crack front velocity during subcritical fracture propagation in a heterogeneous medium, Phys. Rev. E, 84, 036104, 2011.


Elkhoury, J. E., A., Niemeijer, E. E. Brodsky, and C. Marone, Laboratory observations of permeability enhancement by fluid pressure oscillation of in-situ fractured rock, J. Geophys. Res., 116, B02311, 2011.


Elkhoury, J. E., E. E. Brodsky, and D. C. Agnew, Seismic waves increase permeability, Nature, 441, 7097, 1135-1138, 2006.

(Featured by Reuters, Scientific American, Geotimes, La Reforma of Mexico, ...)


Elkhoury, J. E. and J.-P Gallinar, Stark effect upon the effective mass and radius in a tight-binding exciton model, arXiv, Cond-mat/0211340.

Elkhoury, J. E. and R. L. Detwiler, Selfhealing of fractured caprock, Am. Rock. Mech. Assoc., 2015


Iyer*, J. and J. E. Elkhoury, Influence of fracture heterogeneity on reactive flow regime, Am. Rock. Mech. Assoc., 2015


Elkhoury, J. E., P. Ameli* and R. L. Detwiler, Chemical and mechanical alteration of fractured caprock under reactive flow, Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Absrtract H12C-06, 2013.


Brodsky E., Xue L., Candela T. and J. E. Elkhoury, Permeability that changes over time, Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Absrtract H52D-03, 2013. (invited)


Elkhoury, J. E., R. L. Detwiler, V. Serajian and M. Bruno, Evolution of fractured

anhydrite under chemical and mechanical alteration, Assoc. Env. Eng. Sci. Prof., Env. Eng. & Sci., Bi-annual meeting, Golden, 2013.


Elkhoury, J. E., R. L. Detwiler, V. Serajian and M. Bruno, Recirculation System for Geothermal Energy Recovery in Sedimentary Formations: Laboratory Experiments and Numerical Simulations, Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H11O-03, 2012.


Detwiler, R. L., J. E. Elkhoury and P. Ameli*, Coupled Chemical and Mechanical Deformation in Fractures: Insight From Laboratory-scale imaging, Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract NS43A-02, 2012. (invited)


Ameli, P.*, R. L. Detwiler and J. E. Elkhoury, Chemical and Mechanical Alteration of Fracutres: Micro-Scale Simulations and Comparison to Experimental Results, Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T13J-05, 2012.


Elkhoury, J. E., R. L. Detwiler and P. Ameli*, Dissolution and Deformation in Fractured Carbonates Caused by Flow of CO2-Rich Brine, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H53M-04, 2011.


Lengliné, O., J. Schmittbuhl, J. E. Elkhoury, J.-P. Ampuero, R. Toussaint, and K. J. MålØy, Up scaling of the Fracture Energy in heterogeneous media during Creep Brittle Experiments, Geophys. Res. Abstracts, 13, EGU2011-10102, 2011.


Elkhoury, J. E. and O. Zielke, Earthquakes source studies II, AGU, 90(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract S33E, 2010. (Session Chair)


Lengliné, O., J. E. Elkhoury, J. Schmittbuhl, J.-P. Ampuero, R. Toussaint, and K. J. MålØy, Up scaling of Fracture Energy during Creep Brittle Experiments, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract S33E-07, 2010.


Elkhoury, J. E., Lengliné, O., J. Schmittbuhl, J.-P. Ampuero, and R. Toussaint, Fault Slip Embedded in Creep: Insight into Tectonic Tremors and Slow Slip Events from Acoustic and Optical Monitoring of Fractures, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract S12A-08, 2010.


Elkhoury, J. E., E. E. Brodsky, A. Niemeijer and C. Marone, Dynamic Stressing Increases Permeability: Laboratory Experiments, Permeability Determined and Controlled by Time Varying Stresses, Dept. of Energy meeting, San Francisco 2010 (invited talk).


Elkhoury, J. E., E. E. Brodsky and D. Agnew, Dynamic Stressing Increases Permeability: Field Observations, Permeability Determined and Controlled by Time Varying Stresses, Dept. of Energy meeting, San Francisco 2010 (invited talk).


Schmittbuhl, J., O. Lengliné, J. E. Elkhoury, R. Toussaint, G. Daniel and K. J. Maloy, Partitioning of seismic and aseismic slip during creep: insights from acoustic emissions and optical monitoring, European Seismological Commission, 32 General Assembly, Montpellier, France, 2010.


Lengliné, O., J. Schmittbuhl, J. E. Elkhoury, R. Toussaint, G. Daniel and K. J. Maloy, Comparison of optical and acoustical monitoring during crack propagation: implication for slow earthquake dynamics, Geophys. Res. Abstracts, 12, EGU2010-10639, 2010.


Elkhoury, J. E., A., Neimeijer, E. E. Brodsky, and C. Marone, Dynamic Stress Stimulates Flow in Fractures, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T14B-05, 2009.


Elkhoury, J. E. and L. Knopoff, Correlations and non-predictability in the time evolution of earthquake ruptures, Eos Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract S14B-08, 2007.


Elkhoury, J. E., E. E. Brodsky and D. C. Agnew, Observed permeability increases generated by seismic waves, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T42B-05, 2005.



Presenting co-author underlined

* collaborating student/postdoc

Oral presentations in conferences

Elkhoury, J. E., R. L. Detwiler, and M. Bruno, Heat transfer capacity of intact and fractured sedimentary rocks for geothermal energy recovery (to be submitted to Geosphere).


Elkhoury, J. E., Self-organization of seismicity under time-dependent stress reconfiguration, (to be submitted to Geophys. J. Int.)


Elkhoury, J. E., Correlations and non-predictability in the time evolution of earthquake rupture models (to be submitted to Earth Planet Sci. Lett.)


Elkhoury, J. E., L. A. Martinez, and J.-P. Gallinar, Optical absorption spectrum in a dimerized extended antiferromagnetic Hubbard chain (to be submitted to Physica B)

Published and in review

in preparation