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Author Ball, Philip, 1962-
Title Made to measure : new materials for the 21st century / Philip Ball.
Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1997]
©1997

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  TA403 .B2247 1997    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  TA403 .B2247 1997    AVAILABLE  
Author Ball, Philip, 1962-
Subject Materials -- Technological innovations.
Description 458 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [429]-444) and index.
Contents The art of making -- Light talk : photonic materials -- Total recall : materials for information storage -- Clever stuff : smart materials -- Only natural : biomaterials -- Spare parts : biomedical materials -- Full power : materials for clean energy -- Tunnel vision : porous materials -- Hard work : diamond and hard materials -- Chain reactions : the new polymers -- Face value : surfaces and interfaces.
ISBN 0691027331 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC # 36201140
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction: The Art of Making3
Ch. 1Light Talk: Photonic Materials15
Ch. 2Total Recall: Materials for Information Storage63
Ch. 3Clever Stuff: Smart Materials103
Ch. 4Only Natural: Biomaterials143
Ch. 5Spare Parts: Biomedical Materials209
Ch. 6Full Power: Materials for Clean Energy244
Ch. 7Tunnel Vision: Porous Materials282
Ch. 8Hard Work: Diamond and Hard Materials313
Ch. 9Chain Reactions: The New Polymers344
Ch. 10Face Value: Surfaces and Interfaces384
 Bibliography429
 Figure Credits445
 Index447