Reference : Foamability and structure analysis of foams in Hele-Shaw cell
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http://hdl.handle.net/2268/18068
Foamability and structure analysis of foams in Hele-Shaw cell
English
Caps, Hervé mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département de physique > Optofluidique >]
Vandewalle, Nicolas mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département de physique > Physique statistique >]
Broze, Guy [Université de Liège - ULg > Services généraux (Faculté des sciences) > Relations académiques et scientifiques (Sciences) >]
Zocchi, Germaine mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > > GIGA-Research >]
21-May-2007
Applied Physics Letters
Amer Inst Physics
90
21
Yes (verified by ORBi)
International
0003-6951
Melville
[en] The authors have generated two-dimensional foams by imposing an intermittent drainage in a Hele-Shaw cell partially filled with a detergent/water mixture. The foam generation associated with this process is reproducible and depends on the surfactant molecules composing the solution. A kinetic model can be proposed for the foam evolution. The structure of the foam is also investigated: the average bubble side number and correlation functions are measured. Distinguishable behaviors are observed for different surfactant molecules. This way of producing a foam is thus adequate for applied foam structure characterizations and fundamental studies. (c) 2007 American Institute of Physics.
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