Topological and geometrical disorder correlate robustly in two-dimensional foams

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dc.contributor.author Cox, Simon
dc.contributor.author Kafer, J.
dc.contributor.author Rabaud, D.
dc.contributor.author Quilliet, C.
dc.contributor.author Graner, François
dc.contributor.author Ataei Talebi, S.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-04-22T15:46:50Z
dc.date.available 2008-04-22T15:46:50Z
dc.date.issued 2008-04-22
dc.identifier.citation Cox , S , Kafer , J , Rabaud , D , Quilliet , C , Graner , F & Ataei Talebi , S 2008 ' Topological and geometrical disorder correlate robustly in two-dimensional foams ' Taylor and Francis . en
dc.identifier.other PURE: 85196
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/558
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/558
dc.description C. Quilliet, S. Ataei Talebi, D. Rabaud, J. Kafer, S.J. Cox and F. Graner (2008) Topological and geometrical disorder correlate robustly in two-dimensional foams. en
dc.description.abstract A 2D foam can be characterised by its distribution of bubble areas, and of number of sides. Both distributions have an average and a width (standard deviation). There are therefore at least two very different ways to characterise the disorder. The former is a geometrical measurement, while the latter is purely topological. We discuss the common points and differences between both quantities. We measure them in a foam which is sheared, so that bubbles move past each other and the foam is 'shuffled' (a notion we discuss). Both quantities are strongly correlated; in this case (only) it thus becomes sufficient to use either one or the other to characterize the foam disorder. We suggest applications to the analysis of other systems, including biological tissues. en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Taylor and Francis
dc.title Topological and geometrical disorder correlate robustly in two-dimensional foams en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Working paper en
dc.contributor.institution Institute of Mathematics & Physics (ADT) en


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