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Perspective of solution chemistry of Japan. — The historical background and recent trends —

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The development of solution chemistry in Japan is reviewed in connection with the history of solution chemistry in Europe and in the United States. Studies on solution chemistry from molecular aspects, as well as those by means of thermodynamics and statistical thermodynamics, are discussed from experimental and theoretical sides. Recent trends in solution chemistry, especially those in Japan, are overviewed from static and dynamic points of view.

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