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Rheologica Acta

Rheologica Acta

Editors: L.M. Walker; J. Vermant

ISSN: 0035-4511 (print version)
ISSN: 1435-1528 (electronic version)

Journal no. 397

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Publication Award
Each year, a paper published in the previous three volumes of Rheologica Acta is selected for a Publication Award, in recognition of the quality and impact of the paper. This award is presented by the editors of the journal at either the Annual European Rheology Congress or the International Congress on Rheology. A committee comprised of members of the Editorial Board selects the paper from a preselected list generated by the Editors.
Previous recipients of the Publication Award:
2018 H. S. Kim, F. Scheffold and T. G. Mason: Entropic, electrostatic, and interfacial regimes in concentrated disordered ionic emulsions published in volume 55, 683-697 (2016) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00397-016-0946-3
2017 D. Sachsenheimer, B. Hochstein, N. Willenbacher: Experimental study on the capillary thinning of entangled polymer solutions, Rheologica Acta 53 (2014) 725–739 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00397-014-0789-8
2016 G. D'Avino, F. Greco, P. L. Maffettone: Rheology of a dilute viscoelastic suspension of spheroids in unconfined shear flow, Rheologica Acta 54 (2015) 915-928 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00397-015-0881-8
2015 D. C. Vadillo, W. Matthues and C. Clasen: Microsecond relaxation processes in shear and extensional flows of weakly elastic polymer solutions, Rheologica Acta 51 (2012) 755–769 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00397-012-0640-z

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    "Rheologica Acta is the official journal of The European Society of Rheology. The aim of the journal is to advance the science of rheology, by publishing high quality peer reviewed articles, invited reviews and peer reviewed short communications.


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    - Advances in rheometrical and rheo-physical techniques, rheo-optics, microrheology 

    - Rheology of soft matter systems, including polymer melts and solutions, colloidal dispersions, cement, ceramics, glasses, gels, emulsions, surfactant systems, liquid crystals, biomaterials and food. 

    - Rheology of Solids, chemo-rheology

    - Electro and magnetorheology

    - Theory of rheology

    - Non-Newtonian fluid mechanics, complex fluids in microfluidic devices and flow instabilities 

    - Interfacial rheology


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