456 pages | 73 B/W Illus.
Thoroughly revised and reorganized, the second edition of Interfacial Forces in Aqueous Media examines the role of polar interfacial and noncovalent interactions among biological and nonbiological macromolecules as well as biopolymers, particles, surfaces, cells, and both polar and apolar polymers. The book encompasses Lifshitz-van der Waals and electrical double layer interactions, as well as Lewis acid–base interactions between colloidal entities in polar liquids such as water.
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Dr. van Oss describes the nature of the various manifestations of hydrophobic interactions as well as of hydration pressure and analyzes the measurement of the contact angles that result when liquid droplets are deposited on flat solids. He also covers coacervation and complex coacervation, discusses the determination methods of electrokinetic potentials, and treats some of the lesser-known properties of water, such as cluster formation and the hydrophobicity of the water-air interface.
Principally involved in multiple applications of colloids and interface science for more than 50 years, Carel Jan van Oss is Editor Emeritus of Immunological Investigations and Founding Editor of Preparative Biochemistry and Biotechnology and of Separation and Purification Reviews. He is an editorial advisor for the Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology. In addition to these Taylor & Francis journals, Dr. van Oss is the author, coauthor, or editor of eleven books, including Colloid & Surface Properties of Clays and Related Minerals (2002), and over 350 scientific papers and chapters.
"I highly recommend this book to researchers. "
– Yang Gan, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Melbourne, in Physical Sciences Educational Review, 2007, Vol. 8, No. 1
PART I: THEORY
Lifshitz–van der Waals (LW) Interactions
Relation Between the Hamaker Constant and the Apolar Surface Tension Component
Polar or Lewis Acid-Base Interactions
Electrical Double Layer Interactions
Brownian Movement Forces—Osmotic Interactions of Polymers
Rate of Decay with Distance
PART II: INTERFACIAL PROPERTIES AND STRUCTURE OF LIQUID WATER
Lifshitz–van der Waals and Lewis Acid-Base Properties of Liquid Water—Physical and Physico-Chemical Effects
Role of Water in Hydrophobic Attraction
Role of Water in Hydrophilic Repulsion
The Water–Air Interface
PART III: EXPERIMENTAL MEASUREMENT METHODS
Contact Angle and Surface Tension Determination and Preparation of Solid Surfaces
Interfacial Tension Determination—Influence of Macroscopic- and Microscopic-Scale Interactions
Different Approaches for Interpreting Contact Angles and Determining the Surface Tension and Surface Tension Components of Solids
Direct Measurement Methods, Treating the Force Balance in Particular
PART IV: ASSOCIATED PHENOMENA AND APPLICATIONS
Surface Tension Components and Parameters of Liquids and Solids
Attractive LW- and AB-Forces: Hydrophobic Interactions—Osmotic Pressures of PEO Solutions
Repulsive AB-Forces: Hydrophilic Interactions
The Primary and Secondary Interactions
Phase Separation in Polymer Solutions; Coacervation and Complex Coacervation
Solubility of Polymers and Other Solutes
Cell and Particle Stability
Adsorption and Adhesion in Aqueous Media, Including Ligand-Receptor Interactions
Kinetics and Energetics of Protein Adsorption onto Metal Oxide Surfaces
List of Symbols Used