J. Phys. IV France 11 (2001) Pr6-227-Pr6-230
Foaming mechanisms in transient foams under microgravity conditionsM. Anderson1, B. Kronberg1, C. Lockowandt2, B. Prunet-Foch3 and M. Vignes-Adler3
1 Institute for Surface Chemistry, Box 5607, 11486 Stockholm, Sweden
2 Swedish Space Corp., Rymdbolaget, Solna, Stockholm, Sweden
3 LPMDI, FRE 2395 du CNRS, Université de Marne-la-Vallée, 77454 Marne-la-Vallée cedex, France
The physics of transient foam is a difficult topic to investigate mainly because gravity is a prominant driving force to foam collapse. Recently, we have investigated the coarsening of aqueous and organic foams under microgravity environment.
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