Simple views on condensed matter / Pierre-Gilles de Gennes.Material type: TextLanguage: English, French Series: Series in modern condensed matter physics ; v. 12.Publication details: River Edge, NJ : World Scientific, ©2003. Edition: 3rd edDescription: 1 online resource (xii, 559 pages) : illustrations (some color)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 981238278X; 9789812382788; 9812382828; 9789812382825; 9812564845; 9789812564849Subject(s): Condensed matter | Solid state chemistry | SCIENCE -- Physics -- Condensed Matter | Condensed matter | Solid state chemistryGenre/Form: Electronic book. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Simple views on condensed matter.DDC classification: 530.4/1 LOC classification: QC173.454 | .G46 2003ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
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Foreword to the first edition; Foreword to the expanded edition; Contents; 1 Sur un exemple de propagation dans un milieu desordonne; 2 Effects of double exchange in magnetic crystals; 3 Nuclear magnetic resonance modes in magnetic material I Theory; 4 Onset of superconductivity in decreasing fields; 5 Boundary effects in superconductors; 6 Soluble model for fibrous structures with steric constraints; 7 Conjectures sur l'etat smectique; 8 Dynamics of fluctuations in nematic liquid crystals; 9 Note on the dynamics of prenematic fluids; 10 An analogy between superconductors and smectics A.
This volume is a selection of invaluable papers by P-G de Gennes 1991 Nobel Prize winner in Physics which have had a long-lastingimpact on our understanding of condensed matter. Important ideas onpolymers, liquid crystals and interfaces are described.