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Surface Geometry and Its Importance in Function

Authored by: David J. Whitehouse

Handbook of Surface and Nanometrology

Print publication date:  December  2010
Online publication date:  December  2010

Print ISBN: 9781420082012
eBook ISBN: 9781420082029
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This area of the subject is the most important because it is here that the significance of the surface is noticed not just from a theoretical point of view, but most importantly, in practical terms. The term function is taken to mean the use of the surface. The word performance could be used to describe the effectiveness of the function.

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