Chapter 25. Crystallization, Collapse, and Glass Transition in Low-Water Food Systems

  1. Dr. David S. Reid President2,
  2. Dr. Tanaboon Sajjaanantakul3,
  3. Dr. Peter J. Lillford4 and
  4. Dr. Sanguansri Charoenrein5
  1. Dr. Y. H. Roos

Published Online: 14 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470958193.ch25

Water Properties in Food, Health, Pharmaceutical and Biological Systems: ISOPOW 10

Water Properties in Food, Health, Pharmaceutical and Biological Systems: ISOPOW 10

How to Cite

Roos, Y. H. (2010) Crystallization, Collapse, and Glass Transition in Low-Water Food Systems, in Water Properties in Food, Health, Pharmaceutical and Biological Systems: ISOPOW 10 (eds D. S. Reid, T. Sajjaanantakul, P. J. Lillford and S. Charoenrein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470958193.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of California, Davis, California, USA

  2. 3

    Kasetsart University, Thailand

  3. 4

    Centre for Formulation Engineering, Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

  4. 5

    Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Agro-Industry, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand

Author Information

  1. School of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813812731

Online ISBN: 9780470958193

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Keywords:

  • crystallization, collapse, and glass transition - low-water food systems;
  • collapse phenomena - affecting food dehydration characteristics;
  • diffusion, reaction rates, component crystallization - affected by glass transition;
  • crystallization - changes in physical and chemical changes;
  • food composition - controlling collapse phenomena;
  • collapse and crystallization phenomena - glass transition;
  • glass transition - property of noncrystalline solids

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Flow in Glassy and Liquid States

  • Collapse Phenomena

  • Crystallization Phenomena

  • State Diagrams

  • Conclusions

  • References