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Studies of structures and phase transitions of Langmuir monolayers using synchrotron radiation
Author(s): Pulak Dutta
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Paper Abstract

It has been known for decades that lipid molecules can be spread on the surface of water to form monolayers, and that these monolayers undergo phase transitions as a function of pressure and temperature. However, it is only in the past few years, and only because of the availability of synchrotron radiation, that the structures of a number of Langmuir monolayer phases have been determined. In most cases these results contradict the assumptions commonly made earlier.

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Date Published: 1 November 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1550, X Rays in Materials Analysis II: Novel Applications and Recent Developments, (1 November 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.49474
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Pulak Dutta, Northwestern Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1550:
X Rays in Materials Analysis II: Novel Applications and Recent Developments
Dennis M. Mills, Editor(s)

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