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Other macromolecular crystal diffraction disorders

Naomi E. Chayen, John R. Helliwell, and Edward H. Snell

in Macromolecular Crystallization and Crystal Perfection

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199213252
eISBN:
9780191707575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213252.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

The phenomenon of so‐called ‘order—disorder’ in crystals has few examples in the world of biological macromolecules. Thus, the crystal repetition may only approximately be covered by the unit cell. ... More


Tale IV: Order

Mona Abaza

in Cairo Collages: Everyday Life Practices after the Event

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526145116
eISBN:
9781526152114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145123.00011
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the overwhelming role of the army in civil life and the harsher comeback of the police forces after 2011. It tackles the grandiose neo-liberal project of the New Cairo Capital ... More


Critical Phenomena

M. E. LINES and A. M. GLASS

in Principles and Applications of Ferroelectrics and Related Materials

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198507789
eISBN:
9780191709944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507789.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Critical phenomena occur very close to a second-order phase transition. For example, a ferromagnet near its Curie point behaves quite similarly to a liquid near its critical point, and a ... More


Order-Disorder Ferroelectrics

M. E. LINES and A. M. GLASS

in Principles and Applications of Ferroelectrics and Related Materials

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198507789
eISBN:
9780191709944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507789.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Ionic motion in a double-well local potential can be cast theoretically in the language of cooperative magnetism. In this modern approach, the potential minima referred to are with respect to a ... More


Basic X-Ray Scattering for Soft Matter

Wim H. de Jeu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198728665
eISBN:
9780191795442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728665.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

X-ray scattering is a well-established technique in materials science. Several excellent textbooks exist in the field, typically written by physicists who use mathematics to make things clear. Often ... More


The Routine and the Remarkable in State Formation

David Nugent

in The Encrypted State: Delusion and Displacement in the Peruvian Andes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781503609037
eISBN:
9781503609723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503609037.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The Introduction provides an overview of current theories of state formation and shows how the book contributes to those debates. It does so by developing a conceptual framework that incorporates ... More


“A Scandalous Commerce”: The Disorder of Families

Cécile Vidal

in Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469645186
eISBN:
9781469645209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645186.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores how the slave system weakened the European religious and moral ideal that restricted sexuality and the family to Christian marriage in French New Orleans. Yet, it challenges the ... More


Liquid crystals

Masao Doi

in Soft Matter Physics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199652952
eISBN:
9780191774942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652952.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Liquid crystal is a state of matter which has an intermediate order between liquids and crystals. While fluid in nature, the materials in liquid crystals posses an order in molecular orientation. As ... More


Rheology of Thermoplastic Polyurethanes

Chang Dae Han

in Rheology and Processing of Polymeric Materials: Volume 1: Polymer Rheology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195187823
eISBN:
9780197562352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195187823.003.0016
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) has received considerable attention from both the scientific and industrial communities (Hepburn 1982; Oertel 1985; Saunders and Frish 1962). Applications for TPUs ... More


Alloys

J. B. Ketterson

in The Physics of Solids

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198742906
eISBN:
9780191821523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742906.003.0039
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Metallurgy is basically about mixtures involving at least one metal and, through composition and processing, strategies to achieve better properties for various applications. Forming mixtures of two ... More


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