71th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics (November 18, 2018 — November 20, 2018)
V0057: The Surfactant-free Persistance of Surface Bubbles in a Volatile Liquid
Mark Menesses, Boston University
Matthieu Roché, CNRS UMR 7057 - Universite Paris Diderot
Laurent Royon, CNRS UMR 7057 - Universite Paris Diderot
James Bird, Boston University
Bubbles at the free surface of pure, volatile liquids display surprising stability despite a lack of surfactants at their interface. Here we investigate these bubbles and explain a mechanism which may be responsible for their persistance without rupture.