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Theory and Applications of Colloidal Suspension Rheology Rheology (Cambridge University Press, 2021)
Colloidal Suspension Rheology– companion study site with Q&A and updates to the book. Colloidal Suspension Rheology (Cambridge University Press, 2011)
In the News
American Chemical Society produces a 3:22 minute movie about Shear Thickening Fluids and STF Technologies LLC
shown at SXSW 2017!
view the movie here:
Prof. Wagner Gives Webinar for AIChE Academy!
Protective Materials for First Responders, Football Players, and Astronauts: Shear Thickening Fluids
Originally delivered Aug 30, 2017
2/21/2017 Prof. Wagner delivers American Chemical Society Webinar– Chemistry of Sports
Prof. Wagner delivers American Chemical Society Webinar– now online…
Future Protective Materials for First Responders, Football Players, and Astronauts: Shear Thickening Fluids – American Chemical Society American Chemical Society: Chemistry for Life.
STF Technologies research on the STAR Campus highlighted in the news- watch the video here WDEL
Shear thickening fluid research is highlighted by PBS WHYY (CH 12) Friday June 26th, 2015 on FIRST- watch here
STF Armor(tm) technology highlighted in March 4th Wilmington News Journal Article “Liquid Armor: University of Delaware’s innovation” by Molly Murray delawareonline.com
The schematic on the cover illustrates a shear-induced hexagonal close-packed crystal structure formed in concentrated Pluronic F127/ethylammonium nitrate solutions, along with small angle neutron scattering 2D patterns measured
perpendicular to the three planes of flow, adapted from Figure 11 of the paper by López-Barrón, Wagner, and Porcar ( Journal of Rheology 59(3) (2015) p. 793)