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Colloid Stability: The Role of Surface Forces - Part II

Colloid Stability: The Role of Surface Forces - Part II

Tharwat F. Tadros (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-63109-4

Jan 2011

412 pages


The first modern approach to relate fundamental research to the applied science of colloids, this series bridges academic research and practical applications, thus providing the information vital to both. Written by the very top scientists in their respective disciplines, this volume discusses the nature of various forces, as well as the influence of surface forces on the stability of dispersions, their measurement and role in adsorbed polymers and liquid films.
For surface, polymer and physicochemists, materials scientists, and chemical engineers.
Wetting of Surfaces and Interfaces: a Conceptual Equilibrium Thermodynamic ApproachSurface Forces and Wetting Phenomena
Investigation of Plateau Border Profile Shape with Flow of Surfactant Solution Through Foam Under Constant Pressure Drop Using the FPDT Method
Physical Chemistry of Wetting Phenomena
The Intrinsic Charge at the Hydrophobe/Water Interface
Surface Forces in Wetting Phenomena in Fluid Systems
Aggregation of Microgel Particles
Progress in Structural Transformation in Lyotropic Liquid Crystals
Particle Deposition as a Tool for Studying Hetero-interactions
Recent Developments in Dilational Viscoelasticity of Surfactant Layers
Rapid Brownian and Gravitational Coagulation
About the editor:

"Dr. Tadros is a very well recognized individual in the surface chemistry community and is known to write well."
(Prof. Krister Holmberg, Chalmers University, Göteborg, Sweden)

"The author is a well-known scientist in this field with a long experience in colloid science."
(Henkel KGaA, Düsseldorf, Germany)

"Dr. Tadros is well-known in the field of colloid science. High quality can be expected."
(University of Bayreuth, Germany)

"Professor Tadros is a well-known expert on the topic. Because of his industrial experience it might be possible to close the gap between fundamentals and the relevance and applications in the practice."
(Dr. Oetter, BASF AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany)

"Dr. Tadros is a well-known scientist in emulsion and rheology science who can write about fundamentals and applications of surfactants."
(Yokohama National University, Japan)