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Published **1997**
by Materials Research Society in Pittsburgh, Pa .

Written in

- Statistical mechanics -- Congresses.,
- Biophysics -- Congresses.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statement | editors, Denis Wirtz, Thomas C. Halsey. |

Series | Materials Research Society symposium proceedings,, v. 463, Materials Research Society symposia proceedings ;, v. 463. |

Contributions | Wirtz, Denis., Halsey, Thomas C. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC174.7 .S742 1997 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xi, 334 p. : |

Number of Pages | 334 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL674580M |

ISBN 10 | 1558993673 |

LC Control Number | 97020743 |

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