An Interdisciplinary Journal

2006, Vol.9, No.2, pp.125-132

Bubble Puzzles.
Detlef Lohse

Physics of Fluids is a discipline of the 19th century - but it also a challenge for the 21st century. Both statements - the long tradition as well as the challenge for the future - also hold for the physics of bubbles. In this article I show several examples for this. The article is based on my Spinoza Prize lecture in Den Haag (Netherlands) on November 23, 2005.
Key words: bubbles, sonoluminescence, cavitation, underwater acoustics, piezo-acoustic ink-jet printing, ultrasound imaging, gene- and drug delivery, surface nanobubbles, impact events, free surface flow, granular matter

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