1st Edition

Polymer-Surfactant Systems

Edited By

J.C.T. Kwak

ISBN 9780824702328
Published October 1, 1998 by CRC Press
500 Pages

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Book Description

"Chronicles recent advances in our knowledge of polymer-surfactant systems, combining authoritative reviews of new experimental methods, instrumentation, and applications with fundamental discussions of classical methodologies and surveys of specific properties."

Table of Contents

Applications of polymer-surfactant systems; phase behaviour of polymer-surfactant systems; the nature of polymer-surfactant interactions; models of polymer-surfactant complexation; NMR studies of polymer-surfactant systems; fluorescence methods in the study of polymer-surfactant systems; isothermal titration and temparature scanning calorimetric studies of polymer-surfacant systems; interactions of polymers and nonionic surfactants; polyelectrolyte-surfacant interactions - polymer hydrophobicity, surfactant aggregation number, and microstructure of the systems; solubilization of dyes by polymer-surfactant complexes.

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"This book covers a wide range of topics dealing with all aspects of polymer-surfactant systems. Its significant collection of references includes many key polymer-surfactant studies and will be useful to a variety of researchers."
---Journal of Surfactants and Detergents