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P. Ball, "Life's matrix: Water in the cell", Cell and Molecular Biology 47, 717 (2001).

P. C. Ball, A. Inaba, J. A. Morrison, M. V. Smalley & R. K. Thomas, "The librational ground state of monodeuteromethane adsorbed on the surface of graphite", Journal of Chemical Physics 92, 1372-1385 (1990).

P. C. Ball & R. Evans, "Temperature dependence of gas adsorption on a mesoporous solid: capillary criticality and hysteresis", Langmuir 5, 714-723 (1989).

P. Ball & R. Evans, "Structure and adsorption at gas-solid interfaces: layering transitions from a continuum theory", Journal of Chemical Physics 89, 4412-4423 (1988).

P. C. Ball & R. Evans, "The density profile of a confined fluid: Comparisons of density functional theory and simulation", Molecular Physics 63, 159-163 (1987).

P. C. Ball & R. Evans, "On the mechanism for hysteresis of gas adsorption on mesoporous substrates", Europhysics Letters 4(6), 715-721 (1987).

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