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Introduction of Nano/Micro Science and Technology in Biorheology

  • Rio Kita
  • Toshiaki Dobashi

Abstract

Rheology is the science of the deformation and flow responses of viscoelastic materials resulting from stimulation, mainly by inducing mechanical stress. The stimulus-response relationship or response function is a characteristic of materials, and thus rheology provides general theoretical and experimental approaches that can be applied to the study of an object. This enables us to understand the macroscopic elasticity, viscosity, and viscoelasticity of materials on a molecular basis.

Keywords

Atomic Force Microscopy Magnetic Resonance Elastography Elongational Flow Dilute Polymer Solution Biomolecular Recognition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsTokai UniversityHiratsukaJapan
  2. 2.Division of Molecular Science, Faculty of Science and TechnologyGunma UniversityKiryuJapan

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