Introduction to Soft Matter: Synthetic and Biological Self-Assembling Materials

Wiley, 22.10.2007 - 342 Seiten
This book provides an introduction to this exciting and relativelynew subject with chapters covering natural and synthetic polymers,colloids, surfactants and liquid crystals highlighting the many andvaried applications of these materials. Written by an expert in thefield, this book will be an essential reference for people workingin both industry and academia and will aid in understanding of thisincreasingly popular topic.
  • Contains a new chapter on biological soft matter
  • Newly edited and updated chapters including updated coverageof recent aspects of polymer science.
  • Contain problems at the end of each chapter to facilitateunderstanding

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Autoren-Profil (2007)

Ian Hamley is the Diamond Professor of Physical Chemistry at Reading University (UK). He was educated at Reading University gaining a BSc in Chemical Physics and he received his PhD at the University of Southampton in 1991.

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