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Title: An X-ray scattering study of surfactant-water mixtures
Author: Reynolds, David John
Awarding Body: Lancashire Polytechnic
Current Institution: University of Central Lancashire
Date of Award: 1988
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Abstract:
The occurrence of nematic and lamellr mesophases in concentrated surfactant / water mixtures is a well documented phenomenon. This work examines the structure and order of the mesophases exhibited by two sample systems, caesium pentadecafluorooctanoa-te (CsPFO) / heavy water, and decylammonium chloride / ammonium chloride / heavy water, and their dependence on temperature and composition. The results obtained are discussed with relatIon to inter- and intra-micellar interactions leading to the proposition of an attractive intermicellar interaction at high surfactant concentration.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.383282  DOI: Not available
Keywords: Physics
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