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Published: 01 July 2014

384 Pages | 70 b/w line and halftone illustrations; 4pp colour plates section

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198700838

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A History of Liquid Crystals

David Dunmur and Tim Sluckin

  • Rated one of the top 5 books reviewed in 2011 by Physics Today
  • Presents science and history behind a familiar and everyday technology
  • Puts the scientific story into socio-political context
  • Explains the basic optics, physics, and chemistry of liquid crystals
  • Provides a case study in the development of a technology