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Introduction—Human Hair, Skin, and Hair Care Products

  • Bharat Bhushan
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Part of the Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMEDICAL)

Abstract

This book presents the biophysics of human hair and hair treatment. It deals with the structure of hair, the nanomechanical characterization, nanotribological characterization, the conditioner thickness distribution and binding interactions on hair surface, and surface potential studies. It is the first book on the biophysical properties of hair.

Keywords

Cationic Surfactant Fatty Alcohol Human Hair Cuticle Cell Hair Surface 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- and Nanotechnology and Biomimetics (NLB2)Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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