This book provides a solid development of the fundamentals to the field of colloid science with a solid development of the fundamentals of polymer colloids, emulsion, polymerization, latex technology, and the applications of functional latexes in catalysis, medical diagnostics and therapeutics. Table of Contents - Chpt.1-Introduction. Chpt.2-Emulsion polymerization. Chpt.3-Practical applications of emulsion polymerization. Chpt.4-Nonaqueous dispersions. Chpt.5-Characterization of polymer colloids. Chpt.6-Chemistry at the interface. Chpt.7-Latex stability. Chpt.8-Electrolkinetics. Chpt.9-Order-disorder phenomna. Chpt.10-Rheology of polymer colloids. Chpt.11-Film formation.