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granular smoothie

For the last 11 years and following an original idea of the Nobel Prize Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, the ESPGG has been promoting researchers from Paris and outside by mean of plenary experimental conferences. More than 100 scientists have so presented … Continue reading

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Antiresonant droplets [update]

When a droplet bounces onto a surface of the same liquid, coalescence occurs. This can be avoided by vibrating the liquid bath leading to a periodic bouncing. The bouncing mechanism is complex and depends strongly on the forcing parameters as … Continue reading

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Spin-Leidenfrost

The ESA ‘Spin Your Thesis!’ programme gives university students the opportunity to perform a scientific or technology experiment which is linked to their project, by participating in a centrifuge campaign that provides hypergravity conditions. The experiments are carried out in the … Continue reading

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Quandrops website

The website dedicated to our project “QUANDROPS” (2012-2017) is now open. This project aims to study the particle-wave association of bouncing droplets. In recent experiments, such droplets have indeed displayed a number of surprising analogies with quantum particles, including tunneling and … Continue reading

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