The importance of emulsification techniques, their use in the production of nanoparticles for biomedical applications as well as application of rheological techniques for studying the interaction between the emulsion droplets is gathered in this reference work.
Written by some of the top scientists within their respective fields, this book covers such topics as emulsions, nano-emulsions, nano-dispersions and novel techniques for their investigation. It also considers the fundamental approach in areas such as controlled release, drug delivery and various applications of nanotechnology.
Table of contents
EMULSION FORMATION, STABILITY, AND RHEOLOGY
Industrial Applications of Emulsions
Physical Chemistry of Emulsion Systems
Thermodynamics of Emulsion Formation and Breakdown
Interaction Energies (Forces) between Emulsion Droplets and Their Combinations
Adsorption of Surfactants at the Liquid/Liquid Interface
Selection of Emulsifiers
Creaming or Sedimentation of Emulsions
Flocculation of Emulsions
Rheology of Emulsions
Bulk Rheology of Emulsions
Viscoelastic Properties of Concentrated Emulsions
EMULSION FORMATION IN MEMBRANE AND MICROFLUIDIC DEVICES
Membrane Emulsification (ME)
Microfluidic Junctions and Flow-Focusing Devices
Microfluidic Devices with Parallel Microchannel Arrays
Glass Capillary Microfluidic Devices
Application of Droplets Formed in Membrane and Microfluidic Devices
ADSORPTION CHARACTERISTICS OF IONIC SURFACTANTS AT WATER/HEXANE INTERFACE OBTAINED BY PAT AND ODBA
MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES APPLICABLE TO THE INVESTIGATION OF EMULSION FORMATION DURING PROCESSING
Online Droplet Size Measurement Techniques
Techniques Investigating Droplet Coalescence
EMULSIFICATION IN ROTOR -
Classification and Applications of Rotor -
Engineering Description of Emulsification/Dispersion Processes
Advanced Analysis of Emulsification/Dispersion Processes in Rotor -
FORMULATION, CHARACTERIZATION, AND PROPERTY CONTROL OF PARAFFIN EMULSIONS
Surfactant Systems Used in Formulation of Paraffin Emulsions
Formation and Characterization of Paraffin Emulsions
Control of Particle Size
Stability of Paraffin Emulsions
POLYMERIC O/W NANO-EMULSIONS OBTAINED BY THE PHASE INVERSION COMPOSITION (PIC) METHOD FOR BIOMEDICAL NANOPARTICLE PREPARATION
Phase Inversion Emulsification Methods
Aspects on the Choice of the Components
Ethylcellulose Nano-Emulsions for Nanoparticle Preparation
RHEOLOGY AND STABILITY OF STERICALLY STABILIZED EMULSIONS
General Classification of Polymeric Surfactants
Interaction between Droplets Containing Adsorbed Polymeric Surfactant Layers: Steric Stabilization
Emulsions Stabilized by Polymeric Surfactants
Principles of Rheological Techniques
Rheology of Oil-in-Water (O/W) Emulsions Stabilized with Poly(Vinyl Alcohol)
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