Soap bubbles have been popular children toys since ancient times. Inexpensive, easy to produce and very colorful they became a source of fascination to children and adults alike. Around 1733, artist Jean Siméon Chardin painted Soap Bubbles produced by a young man leaning out a window, and many artists produced lovely paintings depicting children blowing bubbles ever since.
Although soap bubbles can be easily produced, understanding their structure and properties deserves a close examination. Soap bubbles are really water bubbled coated with long soap molecules of which one side is hydrophilic, polar and ionic and the other side hydrophobic and non-polar.
In my talk I will detail the structure of the bubbles and their optical properties