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  1. Discussion on Hamaker Constant

    09 May 2008 | Publications | Contributor(s): Stephen Beaudoin, Ravi Jaiswal, Caitlin Kilroy

    The Hamaker constant is a force constant used for describing the van der Waals (vdW) force. The magnitude of the Hamaker constant reflects the strength of the vdW force between two particles, or...

  2. Basic Forces in Particle Adhesion

    28 Jan 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephen Beaudoin

    Particle adhesion to surfaces is important in a wide range of industrial applications. This brief presentation is designed to provide an introduction to the forces that influence particle...