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Title: The kinetics of the acid catalysed hydrolysis of dodecyl sulphate and dodecyl ether sulphate surfactants in concentrated micellar solutions
Author: Garnett, Christopher John
ISNI:       0000 0001 3491 1804
Awarding Body: Newcastle University
Current Institution: University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Date of Award: 1982
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The acid catalysed hydrolysis of dodecyl sulphate and,dodecyl ether sulphate surfactants is catalysed by their self-micellisation. The reaction was investigated throughout the isotrooic micellar phase (up to O.6M surfactant) at 70°C. The effects of temperature, counterion,.electrolytes, acid concentration and surfactant concentration on the rate of hydrolysis were studied and analysed in terms of a pseudo-phase/ion-exchange model.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Physical chemistry