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Foams & Complex Systems Group

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


Ten most recent publications

  1. Richmond P, Roehner BM (2017), Property bubble in Hong Kong: A predicted decade-long slump (2016–2025), Evolutionary and Institutional Economics Review 14 79–99
  2. Dunne FF, Bolton F, Weaire D, Hutzler S (2017), Statistics and topological changes in 2D foam from the dry to the wet limit, Philosophical Magazine 97 1768–1781
  3. Whyte D, Haffner B, Tanaka A, Hjelt T, Hutzler S (2017), Interactions of fibres with simple arrangements of soap films, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects
  4. Langlois VJ, Hutzler S (2017), Dynamics of a flexible fibre in a sheared two-dimensional foam: Numerical simulations, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects
  5. Mughal A, Weaire D (2017), Phyllotaxis, disk packing, and Fibonacci numbers, Physical Review E 95 022401-1–5
  6. Haffner B, Dunne FF, Burke SR, Hutzler S (2017), Ageing of fibre-laden aqueous foams, Cellulose 24 231–239
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Berrut S, Pouillard S, Richmond P, Roehner BM (2016), Deciphering infant mortality, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications 463 400–426
  10. 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
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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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