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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. Cooper MJ, Davis EA, Schuster PM, Weaire D (2017), Proceedings of the First International Conference on the History of Physics—Trinity College Cambridge

  2. Weaire D, Höhler R, Hutzler S (2017), Bubble-bubble interactions in a 2d foam, close to the wet limit, Adv. Colloid Interface Sci
  3. Winkelmann J, Haffner B, Weaire D, Mughal A, Hutzler S (2017), Simulation and observation of line-slip structures in columnar structures of soft spheres, Phys. Rev. E 96 012610
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Mughal A, Weaire D (2017), Phyllotaxis, disk packing, and Fibonacci numbers, Physical Review E 95 022401-1–5
  9. Haffner B, Dunne FF, Burke SR, Hutzler S (2017), Ageing of fibre-laden aqueous foams, Cellulose 24 231–239
  10. 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
  11. 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
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    Researching the Random Mess of Foams

    The online version is available here

    Foam Science Enters London Art World

    A video by Kym Cox in collaboration with Stefan Hutzler showing the colourful evolution of a cylindrical foam structure will be on display at the Magic Gallery in London from July 2016. For more details see also Trinity News.

    Eufoam 2016

    EUFOAM 2016 Conference - 3-6 July 2016, Trinity College Dublin

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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