Screening in dry two-dimensional foams

Simon Cox, François Graner, M. Fatima Vaz

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Abstract

Using the Surface Evolver software, we perform numerical simulations of point-like deformations in a two-dimensional foam. We study perturbations which are infinitesimal or finite, isotropic or anisotropic, and we either conserve or do not conserve the number of bubbles. We measure the displacement fields around the perturbation. Changes in pressure decrease exponentially with the distance to perturbation, indicating a screening over a few bubble diameters.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberb802792g
Pages (from-to)1871-1878
Number of pages8
JournalSoft Matter
Volume4
Issue number9
Early online date27 Jun 2008
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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