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Colloid science : principles, methods and applications

Author: T Cosgrove
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley, 2010.
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Colloidal systems are important across a range of industries, suchas the food, pharmaceutical, agrochemical, cosmetics, polymer,paint and oil industries, and form the basis of a wide range ofproducts  Read more...


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ISBN: 9781444320190 144432019X 9781444320206 1444320203
OCLC Number: 467356855
Description: xiv, 375 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface. <p>Introduction. <p>Acknowledgements. <p>List of Contributors. <p>1 An Introduction to Colloids (Roy Hughes). <p>1.1 Introduction. <p>1.2 Basic Definitions. <p>1.3 Stability. <p>1.4 Colloid Frontiers. <p>2 Charge in Colloidal Systems (David Fermin and JasonRiley). <p>2.1 Introduction. <p>2.2 The Origin of Surface Charge. <p>2.3 The Electrochemical Double Layer. <p>2.4 Electrokinetic Properties. <p>3 Stability of Charge-stabilised Colloids (JohnEastman). <p>3.1 Introduction. <p>3.2 The Colloidal Pair Potential. <p>3.3 Criteria for Stability. <p>3.4 Kinetics of Coagulation. <p>3.5 Conclusions. <p>4 Surfactant Aggregation and Adsorption at Interfaces(Julian Eastoe). <p>4.1 Introduction. <p>4.2 Characteristic Features of Surfactants. <p>4.3 Classification and Applications of Surfactants. <p>4.4 Adsorption of Surfactants at Interfaces. <p>4.5 Surfactant Solubility. <p>4.6 Micellisation. <p>4.7 Liquid Crystalline Mesophases. <p>4.8 Advanced Surfactants. <p>5 Microemulsions (Julian Eastoe). <p>5.1 Introduction. <p>5.2 Microemulsions: Definition and History. <p>5.3 Theory of Formation and Stability. <p>5.4 Physicochemical Properties. <p>5.5 Developments and Applications. <p>6 Emulsions (Brian Vincent). <p>6.1 Introduction. <p>6.2 Preparation. <p>6.3 Stability. <p>7 Polymers and Polymer Solutions (TerenceCosgrove). <p>7.1 Introduction. <p>7.2 Polymerisation. <p>7.3 Copolymers. <p>7.4 Polymer Physical Properties. <p>7.5 Polymer Uses. <p>7.6 Theoretical Models of Polymer Structure. <p>7.7 Measuring Polymer Molecular Weight. <p>7.8 Flory-Huggins Theory. <p>8 Polymers at Interfaces (Terence Cosgrove). <p>8.1 Introduction. <p>8.2 Adsorption of Polymers. <p>8.3 Models and Simulations for Terminally Attached Chains. <p>8.4 Experimental Aspects. <p>8.5 Copolymers. <p>8.6 Polymer Brushes. <p>8.7 Conclusions. <p>9 Effect of Polymers on Colloid Stability (Jeroen vanDuijneveldt). <p>9.1 Introduction. <p>9.2 Particle Interaction Potential. <p>9.3 Steric Stabilisation. <p>9.4 Depletion Interactions. <p>9.5 Bridging Interactions. <p>9.6 Conclusion. <p>10 Wetting of Surfaces (Paul Reynolds). <p>10.1 Introduction. <p>10.2 Surfaces and Definitions. <p>10.3 Surface Tension. <p>10.4 Surface Energy. <p>10.5 Contact Angles. <p>10.6 Wetting. <p>10.7 Liquid Spreading and Spreading Coefficients. <p>10.8 Cohesion and Adhesion. <p>10.9 Two Liquids on a Surface. <p>10.10 Detergency. <p>10.11 Spreading of a Liquid on a Liquid. <p>10.12 Characterisation of a Solid Surface. <p>10.13 Polar and Dispersive Components. <p>10.14 Polar Materials. <p>10.15 Wettability Envelopes. <p>10.16 Measurement Methods. <p>10.17 Conclusions. <p>11 Aerosols (Nana-Owusua A. Kwamena and Jonathan P.Reid). <p>11.1 Introduction. <p>11.2 Generating and Sampling Aerosols. <p>11.3 Determining the Particle Concentration and Size. <p>11.4 Determining Particle Composition. <p>11.5 The Equilibrium State of Aerosols. <p>11.6 The Kinetics of Aerosol Transformation. <p>11.7 Concluding Remarks. <p>12 Practical Rheology (Roy Hughes). <p>12.1 Introduction. <p>12.2 Making Measurements. <p>12.3 Rheometry and Viscoelasticity. <p>12.4 Examples of Soft Materials. <p>12.5 Summary. <p>13 Scattering and Reflection Techniques (RobertRichardson). <p>13.1 Introduction. <p>13.2 The Principle of a Scattering Experiment. <p>13.3 Radiation for Scattering Experiments. <p>13.4 Light Scattering. <p>13.5 Dynamic Light Scattering. <p>13.6 Small Angle Scattering. <p>13.7 Sources of Radiation. <p>13.8 Small Angle Scattering Apparatus. <p>13.9 Scattering and Absorption by Atoms. <p>13.10 Scattering Length Density. <p>13.11 Small Angle Scattering from a Dispersion. <p>13.12 Form Factor for Spherical Particles. <p>13.13 Determining Particle Size from SANS and SAXS. <p>13.14 Guinier Plots to Determine Radius of Gyration. <p>13.15 Determination of Particle Shape. <p>13.16 Polydispersity. <p>13.17 Determination of Particle Size Distribution. <p>13.18 Alignment of Anisotropic Particles. <p>13.19 Concentrated Dispersions. <p>13.20 Contrast Variation Using SANS. <p>13.21 High Q Limit: Porod Law. <p>13.22 Introduction to X-Ray and Neutron Reflection. <p>13.23 Reflection Experiment. <p>13.24 A Simple Example of a Reflection Measurement. <p>13.25 Conclusion. <p>14 Optical Manipulation (Paul Bartlett). <p>14.1 Introduction. <p>14.2 Manipulating Matter with Light. <p>14.3 Force Generation in Optical Tweezers. <p>14.4 Nanofabrication. <p>14.5 Single Particle Dynamics. <p>14.6 Conclusions. <p>15 Electron Microscopy (Sean Davis). <p>15.1 General Features of (Electron) Optical Imaging Systems. <p>15.2 Conventional TEM. <p>15.3 Conventional SEM. <p>15.4 Summary. <p>16 Surface Forces (Wuge Briscoe). <p>16.1 Introduction. <p>16.2 Forces and Energy; Size and Shape. <p>16.3 Surface Force Measurement Techniques. <p>16.4 Different Types of Surface Forces. <p>16.5 Recent Examples of Surface Force Measurement. <p>16.6 Future Challenges. <p>References. <p>Index.
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