Elasticity of Compressed Emulsions
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CitationGuerra, Rodrigo Emigdio. 2014. Elasticity of Compressed Emulsions. Doctoral dissertation, Harvard University.
AbstractThe interfaces of bubbles and droplets imbue foams and emulsions with extraordinary mechanical and chemical properties. The remarkably large interfacial area of these structures controls their thermodynamics and makes them practical and functional materials. When these interfaces are forced to touch, they can turn a dispersion of one fluid in another into a solid. These solid-like properties are evident in common household products such as shaving foam and mayonnaise, and our ability to control the fluid and solid properties of these materials is essential to their function.
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