Softmatter Physics


"Eulerian and Lagrangian Studies in Surface Flow Turbulence", J.R. Cressman, J. Davoudi, W.I. Goldburg, and J. Schumacher, preprint.

"Dispersion of Tracer Particles in a Compressible Flow", J.R. Cressman, W.I. Goldburg, and J. Schumacher, preprint.
Recent Publications:

"Compressible Flow: Turbulence at the Surface", J.R. Cressman and W.I. Goldburg, J. Stat. Phys., 113, 875 (2003).

Persistent Global Power Fluctuations near a Dynamic Transition in Electroconvection”, J. T. Gleeson, J R. Cressman, T. Toth-Katona, and W. I. Goldburg, Phys. Rev. E, 68, 030101 (2003).
Fluctuation and Dissipation in Liquid Crystal Electroconvection”, W. I. Goldburg. Y. Y. Goldschmidt, and H. Kellay, Physics A, 314, 391 (2002).

Modification of a Vortex Street by a Polymer Additive”, J. R. Cressman, Q. Bailey, and W. I. Goldburg, Phys. of Fluids, 13, 449867 (2001).

Experimental Study of Taylor’s Hypothesis in a Turbulent Soap Film”, A. Belmonte, B. Martin, and W. I. Goldburg, Phys. of Fluids, 12,835 (2001).

Turbulence in a Free Surface”, W. I. Goldburg, J. R. Cressman, Z. Voros, B. Eckhardt, and J. Schumacher, Phys. Rev. E, 63, 065303 (2001).

Hysteresis at Low Reynolds Number:  Onset of Two-dimensional Vortex Shedding”, V. K. Horvath, J. R. Cressman, W. I. Goldburg, and X-L. Wu, Phys. Rev. E, 61, R4702 (2000).

Dynamic Light Scattering”, W. I. Goldburg, Am J. Physics, 67, 1152 (1999).

Velocity Fluctuations in a Turbulent Soap Film:  The Third Moment in Two Dimensions”, A. Belmonte, W. I. Goldburg, H. Kellay, A. A. Rutgers, B. Martin, and X-L. Wu, Physics of Fluids, 11, 1196 (1999).

Spectra of Decaying Turbulence in a Soap Film”, B. K. Martin, X-L. Wu, W. I. Goldburg, and M. A. Rutgers, Phys. Rev. Letters, 80, 3964 (1998).

Voticity Measurements in Turbulent Soap Films”, H. Kellay, X-L. Wu, and W. I. Goldburg, Phys. Rev. Letters, 80, 277 (1998).

Velocity Profiles and Laminar Boundary Layers”, M. A. Rutgers, X-L. Wu, R. Bhagavatula, A. A. Petersen, and W. I. Goldburg, Phys. of Fluids, 8, 2847 (1996).

Relative Particle Motion in Capillary Waves”, E. Schroder, J. S. Anderson, M. T. Levinsen, P. Alstrom, and W. I. Goldburg, Phys. Rev. Lett., Vol. 76, Number 25, 4717-4720, 1996.