This site will provide links to websites and documents relevant for the physics of foams. Afer the school the lectures notes can be downloaded here. Please drop us an email if you would like to recommend interesting links or books or other items of interest to the foams community.


PRESENTATIONS FROM THE SCHOOL - for private use only!

Tuesday 10
Introduction to the school and to physics of foams Wiebke Drenckhan
Surfactant adsorption Nikolai Denkov
Foam topology and coarsening_1 Rita de Almeida
Wednesday 11  
Applications of fluid foams Francois Graner
Plastic polymeric foams 1: physics and chemistry Andre Moreira
Foam topology and coarsening 2 Rita de Almeida
Thursday 12  
Pressures in foams Arnaud Saint-Jalmes
Foam Films: properties and stability Nikolai Denkov
Coarsening in general diphasic systems Andrew Belmonte
Friday 13  
Plastic Foams 2  Andre Moreira
Foam topology and coarsening 3 Rita de Almeida
Interfacial dynamics Nikolai Denkov
Saturday 14  
Rheology of complex fluids Andrew Belmonte
Rheology of foams ("Are liquid foams solid?") Francois Graner
Waves in random media: sound, light; conductivity Sylvie Cohen-Addad
Monday 16  
Rheology of complex fluids Andrew Belmonte
Minimal surfaces Simon Cox
Rheology of foams Sylvie Cohen-Addad
Tuesday 17  
Foam Plasticity Simon Cox
Pattern Formation Florence Elias
Foam Rheology (plastic) Sylvie Cohen-Addad
Wednesday 18  
Foam Rheology (elastic) Sylvie Cohen-Addad
Solid cellular materials Simon Cox
Introduction to drainage Arnaud Saint-Jalmes
Thursday 19  
The drainage equation and its solutions Simon Cox
Drainage advanced Arnaud Saint-Jalmes
Discrete (digital) Microfluidics Wiebke Drenckhan
Fluid dynamics simulations of foams (COMSOL) Anthony Saugey
Friday 20  
3D non-invasive imaging (unfinished) Francois Graner
Open Problems and current debates and emerging questions Wiebke Drenckhan & Arnaud Saint-Jalmes
FOAMY WEBS: Aqueous Foam Technology References
The Aqueous Foam Technology Book Ruttgers homepage with lots of great stuff on flow in soap films Download Surface Evolver Website of the Foam physics group in Trinity College Dublin
Francois Graner's movies and 3D images of foams Sascha Hilgenfeldt's web site with lots of foamy things Numerical Tools for Structure and Dynamics (by K. Krishan and M. Dennin)
foams and films in popular science (and art) Come on a musical journey into the strange and beautiful world of bubbles
Tom Noddy's bubble magic
 giant soap films (in french and in english)
giant soap bubbles (in french) stunning art with soap films by Dublin Artist Tim Durham
complex fluids Interesting Links in the World of Complex Fluids and Liquid Crystals



Foams and Emulsions

The Physics of Foams
by Denis Weaire, Stefan Hutzler
Foams: Physics, Chemistry and Structure (Springer Series in Applied Biology, Vol 1)
by A.J. Wilson
(Applied physics and engineering, 10)
by Jacob Joseph Bikerman
Colloidal Dispersions : Suspensions, Emulsions, and Foams
by Ian D. Morrison, Sydney Ross
Foams and Emulsions (Nato Science Series: E:)
by J.F. Sadoc (Editor), N. Rivier (Editor)
Advances in Food Emulsions and Foams
by Eric Dickinson, George Stainsby
Emulsions, Foams, and Thin Films
by K. L. Mittal, Promod Kumar
Emulsions, Foams, & Suspensions - Fundamentals & Applications
by LL Schramm
Computational Studies of Bidisperse Emulsions and Foams
by Jonathan L Higdon
Soap Films and minimal surfaces
The Science of Soap Films and Soap Bubbles
by Cyril Isenberg
Soap Bubbles
by Charles V. Boys
Demonstrating Science With Soap Films
by David Lovett, John Tilley
Plateau's Problem
by Frederick J., Jr Almgren, Kenneth A. Brakke, John M. Sullivan, Frederick J., Jr. Almgren
Foams and films in popular science
Universal Foam : Exploring the Science of Nature's Most Mysterious Substance
by Sidney Perkowitz
Universal Foam: From Cappuccino to the Cosmos
by Sidney Perkowitz
The Unbelievable Bubble Book
by John Cassidy, David Stein