Adsorption of soft particles at fluid interfaces.

@article{Style2015AdsorptionOS,
  title={Adsorption of soft particles at fluid interfaces.},
  author={Robert Style and Lucio Isa and Eric R Dufresne},
  journal={Soft matter},
  year={2015},
  volume={11 37},
  pages={7412-9}
}
Soft particles can be better emulsifiers than hard particles because they stretch at fluid interfaces. This deformation can increase adsorption energies by orders of magnitude relative to rigid particles. The deformation of a particle at an interface is governed by a competition of bulk elasticity and surface tension. When particles are partially wet by the two liquids, deformation is localized within a material-dependent distance L from the contact line. At the contact line, the particle… CONTINUE READING

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