Soft Interfaces: The 1994 Dirac Memorial Lecture

Soft Interfaces: The 1994 Dirac Memorial Lecture

by Pierre Gilles de Gennes
     
 

An impressionistic tour of the physics of soft interfaces by Nobel Laureate Pierre Gilles de Gennes.See more details below

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An impressionistic tour of the physics of soft interfaces by Nobel Laureate Pierre Gilles de Gennes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521564175
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1997
Series:
Dirac Memorial Lectures Series
Pages:
127
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 5.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Sir Sam Edwards; 1. Geography and explorations; 2. Mobile borders: the dynamics of wetting (or dewetting); 3. Decorated borders: slippage between a solid and a polymer melt; 4. Principles of adhesion; 5. Polymer/polymer welding; 6. Conclusions; Remarks; Appendix: Drag on a tethered chain moving in a polymer melt; Index.

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