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Published: 22 October 2020

176 Pages | 48 black and white images


ISBN: 9780198807131

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Soft Matter: A Very Short Introduction

Tom McLeish

Very Short Introductions

  • Introduces the still relatively young field of soft matter - the study of materials such as polymers, colloids, liquid crystals, and foams
  • Examines the inner structure of these forms of matter and the shared physical properties and behaviours that emerge from that structure
  • Shows how the field of soft matter brings together physics, chemistry, engineering, and mathematics
  • Highlights the important industrial applications of soft matter
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide