The shape of loess particles

  title={The shape of loess particles},
  author={Christopher D. F. Rogers and Ian Smalley},
Recent investigations [1, 2] have indicated that the study of individual loess particles may give useful information on formation and transport mechanisms. But another, and perhaps more important, single-particle problem that needs to be addressed is that of the structure of loess deposits, and their collapse behavior on loading and wetting. In order to build models of loess structure, one needs to know the general shape of the basic building unit, say a 30 ~tm quartz particle. The basic shape… 

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