Dr. Martin Buzza from the Department of Physics and Mathematics of the University of Hull will give a seminar at the School of Mathematics and Physics, on Wednesday the 2nd of December 2015, 3 pm (room ENG209 in Engineering hub, building 13 on the uni map).
Complex behaviour of colloids adsorbed at liquid interfaces
The behaviour of colloids adsorbed at liquid interfaces has attracted growing attention in the last two decades due to their practical importance in the context of particle stabilised emulsions (so called Pickering emulsions). However from a scientific point of view, particles at liquid interfaces also serve as beautiful model systems for a 2D colloidal fluid. In this talk, I will first discuss the interaction between colloidal particles at a liquid interface and show that they are markedly different from those of a bulk colloidal suspension and how they can be tuned by changing the wettability…
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