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Natural convection above circular disks of evaporating liquids

29 April 2017

Natural convection above circular disks of evaporating liquids

We investigate theoretically and experimentally the evaporation of liquid disks in the presence of natural convection due to a density difference between the vapor and the surrounding gas. From (...)

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Maxime Schneider was awarded the best poster prize at the spring school in Durham

16 April 2017

Maxime Schneider was awarded the best poster prize at the spring school in Durham

Maxime Schneider is in his 2nd year of PhD working on the stability of foamed emulsions. He attended the Advanced School in Soft Condensed Matter ’Solutions in the Spring’ in Durham, where he was (...)

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Marceau Hénot will present his PhD thesis in 180 seconds

10 April 2017

Marceau Hénot will present his PhD thesis in 180 seconds

Marceau Hénot, one of the PhD student of the group has been selected to present his work in 180 seconds. The competition will oppose 15 PhD students from various labs of Paris Saclay University. (...)

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Polymer Brush Collapse under Shear Flow

6 February 2017

Polymer Brush Collapse under Shear Flow

Published in Macromolecules
Shear responsive surfaces offer potential advances in a number of applications. Surface functionalization using polymer brushes is one route to such properties, (...)

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Withdrawing a solid from a bath: how much liquid is coated?

5 February 2017

Withdrawing a solid from a bath: how much liquid is coated?

Published in Advances in Colloid and Interface Science
A solid withdrawn from a liquid bath entrains a film. In this review, after recalling the predictions and results for pure Newtonian liquids (...)

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