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Optical study of monolayers at liquid interfaces: Direct observation of first order phase transitions and measurement of the bending elastic constant

  • J. Meunier
  • S. Henon
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Part of the Progress in Colloid & Polymer Science book series (PROGCOLLOID, volume 84)

Abstract

We present some recent optical experiments on plane monolayers at liquid interfaces that allow study of their structure and measurement of their bending elasticity.

Key words

Monolayer phase transition bending elasticity light scattering 

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© Dr. Dietrich Steinkopff Verlag GmbH & Co. KG 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Meunier
    • 1
  • S. Henon
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physique Statistique de L’ENSParis Cedex 05France

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