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Author Warner, M.

Title Liquid crystal elastomers / M. Warner and E.M. Terentjev.

Imprint Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2007.

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Edition Rev. ed.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 407 pages) : illustrations.
Series International series of monographs on physics ; 120
International series of monographs on physics (Oxford, England) ; 120.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 382-392) and indexes.
Summary Liquid crystal elastomers are an entirely new physical system, occupying a transitional zone between liquids and solids. This book is the foundation treatise in this emerging field of combined chemistry, physics, mathematics and engineering. It reviews experimental techniques and results, theoretical ideas and reviews the foundations of the field. - ;Liquid crystals are fluids with a directionality defined. Polymers are long molecules with a shape that can be changed. As a network, polymers form rubber - a soft solid that is locally liquid-like and capable of huge extension. Liquid crystal ela.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Liquid crystals.
Polymer networks.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Terentjev, E. M. (Eugene Michael)
Other Form: Print version: Warner, M. Liquid crystal elastomers. Rev. ed. Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2007, ©2003 9780198527671 0198527675 (OCoLC)73954018
ISBN 9780191523632 (electronic bk.)
0191523631 (electronic bk.)
0198527675 (Cloth)
0199214867 (Paper)
9780198527671 (cased)
9780199214860 (pbk.)