Physics of continuous matter: exotic and everyday phenomena in the macroscopic world / B. Lautrup Lautrup, Benny · View online · Borrow · Buy. Continuum physics deals with the systematic description of matter at length scales that are large compared a systematic theory of continuous matter, and the application of this theory to the wealth of Copyright c – Benny Lautrup. Physics of Continuous Matter. Exotic and everyday phenomena in the macroscopic world. Benny Lautrup. The Niels Bohr Institute. Copenhagen. Denmark.

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