Soft Condensed Matter

Richard A. L. Jones

  • 出版商: Oxford University
  • 出版日期: 2002-08-29
  • 售價: $1,050
  • 貴賓價: 9.8$1,029
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 208
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0198505892
  • ISBN-13: 9780198505891

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Probably one of the most fashionable areas in the physical sciences today, 'Soft Condensed Matter' provides an excellent introduction to the topic, and includes colloids, polymers, liquid crystals, and amphiphiles. It is suitable for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students of physics, chemistry, materials science and chemical engineering.

Table of Contents 

1. Introduction and overview
2. Forces, energies, and timescales in condensed matter
3. Phase transitions
4. Colloidal dispersions
5. Polymers
6. Gelation
7. Molecular order in soft condensed matter-- liquid crystallinity
8. Molecular order in soft condensed matter-- crystallinity in polymers
9. Supramolecular self-assembly in soft condensed matter
10. Soft matter in nature
A. Some results from statistical mechanics
B. The distribution function of an ideal random walk
C. Answers to selected problems