Trends in Colloid and Interface Science: Bk. 24

This volume includes 35 contributions to the 24th Conference of the European Colloid and Interface Society which took place in September 2010 in Prague. The contributions from leading scientists cover a broad spectrum of the following topics: Self-assembling, Stimuli-responsive and Hierarchically Organized Systems; Colloid, Polymer and Polyelectrolyte Solutions, Concentrated Systems and Gels; Thin Films, Interfaces and Surfaces, Wetting Phenomena; Novel Nano-to-Mesostructured Functional Materials; and, Biologically Important and Bioinspired Systems, Pharmaceutical and Medical Applications.