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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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Jan Vermant
ETH Zürich
Laboratory of Soft Materials
HCI H 503
Vladimir-Prelog-Weg 1-5/10
8093 Zuerich
e-mail: Jan.Vermant@mat.ethz.ch

Lynn M. Walker
Department of Chemical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
e-mail: rheoacta@andrew.cmu.edu

Honorary Editor

H. Henning Winter
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003, USA
e-mail: winter@ecs.umass.edu

Editorial Board

Kyung Hyun Ahn
School of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

John F. Brady
Chemical Engineering
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA, USA

Christian Clasen
Department of Chemical Engineering (CIT)
Leuven, Belgium

Ralph Colby
Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering and
Chemical Engineering
Penn state University, University Park, USA

Philippe Coussot
Laboratoire Navier (ENPC-IFSTTAR-CNRS)
Université Paris-Est
Champs sur Marne, France

Peter Fischer
Inst. Food Science and Nutrition
ETH Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland

Ian A. Frigaard
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Gerald G. Fuller
Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, USA

Eric M. Furst
Dept. of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
University of Delaware Newark
Delaware, USA

Emanuela Del Gado
Department of Physics
Georgetown University
Washington DC, USA      

Moshe Gottlieb
Chemical Engineering Dept.
Ben Gurion University
Beer Sheva, Israel

Pier Luca Maffettone
Dipartimento di Ingegneria chimica, dei Materiali e
della Produzione industriale - PIAZZALE TECCHIO
Napoli, Italy

Gareth H. McKinley
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mechanical Engineering Department
Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

Evelyne Van Ruymbeke
Inst. of Condensed Matter and Nanosciences (IMCN) BSMA
Université catholique de Louvain
Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Michael J. Solomon
Dept. of Chemical Engineering &  Macromolecular
Science and Engineering
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Florian J. Stadler
College of Materials Science and Engineering
Shenzhen University
Shenzhen, China

Roger I. Tanner 
School of Aerospace, Mechanical and
Mechatronic Engineering
University of Sydney
Sydney, N.S.W., Australia

Juan de Vicente
Biocolloid and Fluid Physics Group
Department of Applied Physics
University of Granada, Spain

Dimitris Vlassopoulos
F.O.R.T.H. - Hellas
Institute of Electronic Structure & Laser
Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Manfred H. Wagner
TU Berlin
Polymertechnik / Kunststofftechnikum
Berlin, Germany

Hiroshi Watanabe
Institute for Chemical Research
Kyoto University
Uji, Kyoto, Japan

Norbert Willenbacher
Universität Karlsruhe
Inst. Mechanische Verfahrenstechnik und Mechanik
Karlsruhe, Germany

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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.


    The Scope of Rheologica Acta includes:


    - 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


    Rheologica Acta aims to publish papers which represent a substantial advance in the field, mere data reports or incremental work will not be considered. Priority will be given to papers that are methodological in nature and are beneficial to a wide range of material classes. It should also be noted that the list of topics given above is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. The editors welcome feedback on the journal and suggestions for reviews and comments."

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