Remembering Prof. Kåre Larsson


In memory of Kåre Larsson (1937-2018).

Kåre passed away yesterday, March 25, 2018, after a long suffering because of a stubborn illness that he fought corageously, like a lion.

We will never forget his fairness and peacefulness, we will always be grateful for his gigantic contribution to Colloid Science and close disciplines. The scientific community mourns for his loss. R.I.P.


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Vol 2 No 1 (2018)

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