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Foams & Complex Systems Group

Our research concerns the physics of foams, general packing problems, and topics in econo- and sociophysics.

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Recent Publications

  1. Mughal A, Weaire D (2017), Phyllotaxis, disk packing, and Fibonacci numbers, Physical Review E 95 022401-1–5
  2. Haffner B, Dunne FF, Burke SR, Hutzler S (2017), Ageing of fibre-laden aqueous foams, Cellulose 24 231–239
  3. Forel E, Rio E, Schneider M, Beguin S, Weaire D, Hutzler S, Drenckhan W (2016), The surface tells it all: relationship between volume and surface fraction of liquid dispersions, Soft Matter 12 8025–8029
  4. Heitkam S, Drenckhan W, Titscher T, Weaire D, Kreuter DC, Hajnal D, Piechon F, Fröhlich J (2016), Elastic properties of solid material with various arrangements of spherical voids, European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids 59 252–264
  5. Berrut S, Pouillard S, Richmond P, Roehner BM (2016), Deciphering infant mortality, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 463 400–426
  6. Hutzler S, Sommer C, Richmond P (2016), On the relationship between income, fertility rates and the state of democracy in society, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 452 9–18
  7. Richmond P, Roehner BM (2016), Effect of marital status on death rates. Part 1: High accuracy exploration of the Farr-Bertillon effect, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 450C 768–784
  8. Richmond P, Roehner BM (2016), Effect of marital status on death rates. Part 2: Transient mortality spikes, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 450C 748–767
  9. Heitkam S, Drenckhan W, Weaire D, Fröhlich J (2016), Beam model for the elastic properties of material with spherical voids, Archive of Applied Mechanics 86 1–12
  10. Richmond P, Roehner BM (2015), Predictive implications of Gompertz's law, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications
  11. Murtagh R, Whyte D, Weaire D, Hutzler S (2015), Adaptation of the Z-cone model to the estimation of the energy of a bcc foam, Philosophical Magazine 95 4023–4034.
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Selection of Books

Tomás Saraceno: Cloud — Specific by Meredith Malone.

This book includes an interview with Denis Weaire and many images of foam structures taken by the group
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Bibliometrics: Use and Abuse in the Review of Research Performance by Denis Weaire et al.

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Special Issue of Philosophical Magazine: International Workshop on Packing Problems edited by Stefan Hutzler.

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Econophysics and Physical Economics by Peter Richmond, Jürgen Mimkes & Stefan Hutzler published by Oxford University Press.

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