Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 November 2010

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


ISBN: 9780199549405

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A History of Liquid Crystals

David Dunmur and Tim Sluckin

  • 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

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