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Sensitive matter : foams, gels, liquid crystals, and other miracles / Michel Mitov ; translated by Giselle Weiss.

Author/Creator:
Mitov, Michel.
Standardized title:
Matière sensible. Engilsh.
Publication:
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xvi, 184 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Soft condensed matter.
Colloids.
Rheology.
Materials.
Contents:
Matter, are you there?
Sensitive matter, divine matter?
Let us praise sensitivity, a unifying virtue
Conciliation : the art of resolving conflicts. Peacemaking among enemies
easy when a mediator is involved ; Dissolving fat in water : a question of organization ; Don't mix, associate!
Revelation : the little additive that changes everything. Rubber : a story nearly cut short ; The firefighter's jet stream : reach for the sky ; The glamorous affair of gas and liquid ; Down with foam! ; Breathing : an unseen triumph ; Familiarity and distance : colloids ; Sensitive cooking
Adaptation : responding to the environment. A cell, though not a prison ; Putting drug delivery on controlled release ; Perpetual sensitivity : granular matter ; Liquefaction of the "blood" of St. Januarius.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Emma Louise McClellan Fund.
Contributor:
Emma Louise McClellan Fund.
ISBN:
0674064569
9780674064560 (alk. paper)
Publisher no.:
99949229128
Web link:
The Emma Louise McClellan Fund Home Page
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