## Soft order in physical systems |

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averaged shape factor. .4,- and s/,- are the area and shape factor respectively ...

This

**parameter**has a value of one ( 1 ) for a circle and zero (0) for a line, thus this**parameter**gives an indication how similar to a circle an object is. This is the areaaveraged shape factor. .4,- and s/,- are the area and shape factor respectively ...

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The last term is obtained from the continuum theory of nematics1 by assuming a

height dependent tilt angle of the form 6(z) = Qsin(nz/2H), where Q serves as an

order

The last term is obtained from the continuum theory of nematics1 by assuming a

height dependent tilt angle of the form 6(z) = Qsin(nz/2H), where Q serves as an

order

**parameter**. The associated distortion energy, within the one constant ...Page 152

The values of the dimensionless

fluctuations of the structural

to |£| <C 1. The distribution function of these

by [17] ...

The values of the dimensionless

**parameters**ri and £ are random due tofluctuations of the structural

**parameters**of a glass. The soft potentials correspondto |£| <C 1. The distribution function of these

**parameters**for \ri\, |£| >C 1 is givenby [17] ...

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An Historical Perspective Une Perspective Historique | 1 |

An Introduction | 33 |

The Adhesion Between Elastomers | 57 |

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