Surfactant Science

Series Editor: Arthur T. Hubbard

  • Electromagnetic, Mechanical, and Transport Properties of Composite Materials

    By Rajinder Pal

    In the design, processing, and applications of composite materials, a thorough understanding of the physical properties is required. It is important to be able to predict the variations of these properties with the kind, shape, and concentration of filler materials. The currently available books on…

    Hardback – 2014-08-27
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  • Surface Tension and Related Thermodynamic Quantities of Aqueous Electrolyte Solutions

    By Norihiro Matubayasi

    Surface tension provides a thermodynamic avenue for analyzing systems in equilibrium and formulating phenomenological explanations for the behavior of constituent molecules in the surface region. While there are extensive experimental observations and established ideas regarding desorption of ions…

    Hardback – 2013-09-09
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  • Soil Colloids

    Properties and Ion Binding

    By Fernando V. Molina

    Within the field of soil science, soil chemistry encompasses the different chemical processes that take place, including mineral weathering, humification of organic plant residues, and ionic reactions involving natural and foreign metal ions that play significant roles in soil. Chemical reactions…

    Hardback – 2013-08-13
    CRC Press
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  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Interfacial Phenomena

    By Vladimir M. Gun'ko, Vladimir V. Turov

    Properties and applications of high surface area materials depend on interfacial phenomena, including diffusion, sorption, dissolution, solvation, surface reactions, catalysis, and phase transitions. Among the physicochemical methods that give useful information regarding these complex phenomena,…

    Hardback – 2013-04-08
    CRC Press
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  • Electrokinetic Particle Transport in Micro-/Nanofluidics

    Direct Numerical Simulation Analysis

    By Shizhi Qian, Ye Ai

    Numerous applications of micro-/nanofluidics are related to particle transport in micro-/nanoscale channels, and electrokinetics has proved to be one of the most promising tools to manipulate particles in micro/nanofluidics. Therefore, a comprehensive understanding of electrokinetic particle…

    Hardback – 2012-06-19
    CRC Press
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  • Applied Surface Thermodynamics, Second Edition

    Edited by A.W. Neumann, Robert David, Yi Zuo

    Surface thermodynamics forms the foundation of any meaningful study of capillarity and wetting phenomena. The second edition of Applied Surface Thermodynamics offers a comprehensive state-of-the-art treatment of this critical topic. It provides students and researchers with fundamental knowledge…

    Hardback – 2010-10-13
    CRC Press
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  • Colloids in Biotechnology

    Edited by Monzer Fanun

    Colloids show great potential in a wide variety of applications, including drug delivery and medical imaging, and the design and fabrication of colloid systems has attracted considerable interest in the research community. Colloids in Biotechnology describes developments in the field of…

    Hardback – 2010-09-17
    CRC Press
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  • Nanoscience

    Colloidal and Interfacial Aspects

    Edited by Victor M. Starov

    The common perception is that nanoscience is something entirely new, that it sprung forth whole and fully formed like some mythological deity. But the truth is that like all things scientific, nanoscience is the natural result of the long evolution of scientific inquiry. Following a historical…

    Hardback – 2010-06-15
    CRC Press
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  • Electrocatalysis: Computational, Experimental, and Industrial Aspects

    Edited by Carlos Fernando Zinola

    Electrocatalysis applications are employed in a large number of industries worldwide, ranging from old technologies such as galvanoplasty to the most up-to-date deployments involving ultracapacitators. Recognizing electrocatalysis as a useful interfacial approach to a dynamic interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2010-03-25
    CRC Press
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  • Colloids in Drug Delivery

    Edited by Monzer Fanun

    Colloidal drug delivery systems present a range of therapeutic benefits in the treatment of a number of challenging conditions, allowing researchers to cross barriers that have previously prevented efficient treatment while offering improved and more targeted absorption. Summarizing recent research…

    Hardback – 2010-03-25
    CRC Press
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  • Interfacial Chemistry of Rocks and Soils

    By Noemi M. Nagy, Jozsef Konya

    Knowledge of the basic interactions that take place between geological materials and different substances is the first step in understanding the effects of adsorption and other interfacial processes on the quality of rocks and soils, and on driving these processes towards a beneficial or neutral…

    Hardback – 2009-12-23
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  • Structure and Functional Properties of Colloidal Systems

    Edited by Roque Hidalgo-Alvarez

    Integrating fundamental research with the technical applications of this rapidly evolving field, Structure and Functional Properties of Colloidal Systems clearly presents the connections between structure and functional aspects in colloid and interface science. It explores the physical fundamentals…

    Hardback – 2009-11-18
    CRC Press
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  • Surface Charging and Points of Zero Charge

    By Marek Kosmulski

    The Most Detailed Resource Available on Points of Zero Charge With their work growing in complexity, chemists involved with surface phenomena-related projects have outgrown the common resources available to them on points of zero charge (PZC) of oxides. Reporting on a limited number of materials in…

    Hardback – 2009-05-14
    CRC Press
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  • Microemulsions

    Properties and Applications

    Edited by Monzer Fanun

    The effective use of microemulsions has increased dramatically during the past few decades as major industrial applications have expanded in a variety of fields. Microemulsions: Properties and Applications provides a complete and systematic assessment of all topics affecting microemulsion…

    Hardback – 2008-12-15
    CRC Press
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  • Sugar-Based Surfactants

    Fundamentals and Applications

    Edited by Cristóbal Carnero Ruiz

    Touted as the new darling of the chemical industry, alkyl polyglycosides are gaining in popularity due to the fact that they are readily biodegradable, low-toxic, and made from renewable resources. Sugar-Based Surfactants compiles the most recent and relevant aspects of sugar-based surfactants,…

    Hardback – 2008-12-09
    CRC Press
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  • Handbook of Detergents - 6 Volume Set

    Edited by Uri Zoller

    With contributions from experts and pioneers, this set provides readers with the tools they need to answer the need for sustainable development faced by the industry. The six volumes constitute a shift from the traditional, mostly theoretical focus of most resources to the practical…

    Hardback – 2008-11-23
    CRC Press
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  • Handbook of Detergents, Part F

    Production

    Edited by Uri Zoller, Paul Sosis

    This sixth part of the multi-volume Handbook of Detergents focuses on the production of surfactants, builders and other key components of detergent formulations, including the various multi-dimensional aspects and implications on detergent formulations and applications domestically, institutionally…

    Hardback – 2008-11-20
    CRC Press
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  • Handbook of Detergents, Part E

    Applications

    Edited by Uri Zoller

    An Examination of Detergent Applications The fifth volume in a six volume project penned by detergent industry experts, this segment deals with the various applications of detergent formulations – surfactants, builders, sequestering/chelating agents – as well as other components. These…

    Hardback – 2008-10-29
    CRC Press
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  • Interfacial Phenomena

    Equilibrium and Dynamic Effects, Second Edition

    Edited by Clarence A. Miller, P. Neogi

    Since the publication of the first edition of Interfacial Phenomena, the interest in interfaces and surfactants has multiplied, along with their applications. Experimental and theoretical advances have provided scientists with greater insight into the structure, properties, and behavior of…

    Hardback – 2007-10-08
    CRC Press
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  • Giant Micelles

    Properties and Applications

    Edited by Raoul Zana, Eric W. Kaler

    The co-evolution of a strong theoretical framework alongside application of a range of sophisticated experimental tools engendered rapid advancement in the study of “giant micelles.” Beginning with Anacker and Debye’s 1951 experimental study of elongated micelles by light scattering  and their…

    Hardback – 2007-05-30
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  • Wetting and Spreading Dynamics

    By Victor M. Starov, Manuel G. Velarde, Clayton J. Radke

    Wetting and Spreading Dynamics explains wetting phenomena when a liquid partially or completely wets solid or immiscible liquid surfaces. Written for both newcomers and experienced researchers in the field, the book uses principles and terminology from colloid science, fluid mechanics, and…

    Hardback – 2007-04-02
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  • Powders and Fibers

    Interfacial Science and Applications

    Edited by Michel Nardin, Eugene Papirer

    New analytical methods have provided further insight into the structure, surface characteristics, and chemistries of increasingly small particles. However, current literature offers information on only a limited number of powders being investigated. Written by renowned scientists in the field,…

    Hardback – 2006-12-21
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  • Rheology of Particulate Dispersions and Composites

    By Rajinder Pal

    Rheology of Particulate Dispersions and Composites provides comprehensive coverage of fundamental principles and equations that govern the rheology for particulate dispersions and two-phase solid composites. The rheological properties of suspensions, emulsions, bubbly liquids (foams) and other…

    Hardback – 2006-11-22
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  • Surfactants in Personal Care Products and Decorative Cosmetics, Third Edition

    Edited by Linda D. Rhein, Mitchell Schlossman, Anthony O'Lenick, P. Somasundaran

    From anti-aging creams to make-up, surfactants play a key role as delivery systems for skin care and decorative cosmetic products. Surfactants in Personal Care Products and Decorative Cosmetics, Third Edition presents a scientific basis in surfactant science and recent advances in the industry…

    Hardback – 2006-11-14
    CRC Press
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  • Molecular and Colloidal Electro-optics

    Edited by Stoyl P. Stoylov, Maria V. Stoimenova

    Molecular and Colloidal Electro-Optics presents cohesive coverage from internationally recognized experts on new approaches and developments in both theoretical and experimental areas of electro-optic science. It comprises a well-integrated yet multi-disciplinary treatment of fundamental principles…

    Hardback – 2006-08-28
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  • Micellar Catalysis

    By Mohammad Niyaz Khan

    Micelles are prevalent in naturally occurring and biological catalytic reactions. However, it is only in recent decades that scientists have developed kinetic models clarifying how micelle-mediated catalysis works at a molecular level. Written by a leading expert in the field, Micellar Catalysis is…

    Hardback – 2006-08-24
    CRC Press
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  • Colloidal Silica

    Fundamentals and Applications

    Edited by Horacio E. Bergna, William O. Roberts

    In spite of the apparent simplicity of silica’s composition and structure, scientists are still investigating fundamental questions regarding the formation, constitution, and behavior of colloidal silica systems. Colloidal Silica: Fundamentals and Applications introduces new information on colloid…

    Hardback – 2005-12-19
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  • Emulsions and Emulsion Stability

    Surfactant Science Series/61, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Johan Sjoblom

    Emulsions and Emulsion Stability, Second Edition provides comprehensive coverage of both theoretical and practical aspects of emulsions. The book presents fundamental concepts and processes in emulsified systems, such as flocculation, coalescence, stability, precipitation, deposition, and the…

    Hardback – 2005-11-21
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  • Finely Dispersed Particles

    Micro-, Nano-, and Atto-Engineering

    Edited by Aleksandar M. Spasic, Jyh-Ping Hsu

    Over the last decade, the biggest advances in physical chemistry have come from thinking smaller. The leading edge in research pushes closer to the atomic frontier with every passing year. Collecting the latest developments in the science and engineering of finely dispersed particles and related…

    Hardback – 2005-10-14
    CRC Press
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  • Liquid Detergents

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Kuo-Yann Lai

    A bestseller in its first edition, Liquid Detergents, Second Edition captures the most significant advances since 1996, maintaining its reputation as a first-stop reference in all fundamental theories, practical applications, and manufacturing aspects of liquid detergents.Featuring new material and…

    Hardback – 2005-08-23
    CRC Press
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  • Handbook of Detergents, Part D

    Formulation

    Edited by Michael Showell

    Beyond use in the consumer markets, detergents affect applications ranging from automotive lubricants to remediation techniques for oil spills and other environmental contaminants, paper and textile processing, and the formulation of paints, inks, and colorants. Faced with many challenges and…

    Hardback – 2005-07-27
    CRC Press
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  • Bicontinuous Liquid Crystals

    Edited by Mathew L. Lynch, Patrick T. Spicer

    With the development of diverse analytical chemistry techniques, the discovery of rich and numerous properties pertaining to bicontinuous liquid crystal structures has yielded beneficial applications in medicine, consumer products, materials science, and biotechnology. Presenting contributions from…

    Hardback – 2005-05-16
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  • Coagulation and Flocculation, Second Edition

    Edited by Bohuslav Dobias, Hansjoachim Stechemesser

    First published in 1993, Coagulation and Flocculation is a practical reference for the researchers in the field of the stabilization and destabilization of fine solid dispersions. By omitting chapters that remained unchanged from the first edition, the editors of this second edition completely…

    Hardback – 2005-03-30
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  • Dynamics of Surfactant Self-Assemblies

    Micelles, Microemulsions, Vesicles and Lyotropic Phases

    Edited by Raoul Zana

    Dynamics of Surfactant Self-Assemblies explains the dynamics of micellar equilibria, tracking surfactant exchange, and micelle formation/breakdown processes. Highlighting the structural similarities of amphiphilic block copolymers to surfactants, this volume elucidates the dynamics of more complex…

    Hardback – 2005-03-30
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  • Mixed Surfactant Systems, Second Edition

    Edited by Masahiko Abe

    Completely revised and expanded throughout, Mixed Surfactant Systems, Second Edition surveys the latest results, newest experimental perspectives, and theoretical investigations of properties, behavior, and techniques applicable to mixed surfactant systems. This important book elucidates core…

    Hardback – 2004-12-22
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  • Handbook Of Detergents, Part C

    Analysis

    Edited by Heinrich Waldhoff, Rudiger Spilker

    The scope and spectrum of methods and techniques applied in detergent analysis have changed significantly during the last decade. Handbook of Detergents, Part C: Analysis demonstrates state-of-the-art strategies, methods, and techniques for the analytical deformulation of modern detergents. It…

    Hardback – 2004-11-30
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  • Luminous Chemical Vapor Deposition and Interface Engineering

    By Hirotsugu Yasuda

    Providing in-depth coverage of the technologies and various approaches, Luminous Chemical Vapor Deposition and Interface Engineering showcases the development and utilization of LCVD procedures in industrial scale applications. It offers a wide range of examples, case studies, and recommendations…

    Hardback – 2004-11-30
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  • Handbook of Detergents, Part B

    Environmental Impact

    Edited by Uri Zoller

    The second installment of the multivolume Handbook of Detergents deals with the potential environmental impact of detergents as a result of their production, formulation, usage, consumption, and disposal. This volume forms a comprehensive treatise on the multidimensional issues involved and…

    Hardback – 2004-08-30
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  • Microporous Media

    Synthesis, Properties, and Modeling

    By Freddy Romm

    Microporous Media presents new developments from nearly a decade of advancement. Written by a leading researcher in the field, this reference provides examples of the most original scientific and technical research impacting studies in porosity and microporosity, and illustrates methods to forecast…

    Hardback – 2004-03-29
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  • Surface and Interfacial Tension

    Measurement, Theory, and Applications

    Edited by Stanley Hartland

    This edited volume offers complete coverage of the latest theoretical, experimental, and computer-based data as summarized by leading international researchers. It promotes full understanding of the physical phenomena and mechanisms at work in surface and interfacial tensions and gradients, their…

    Hardback – 2004-03-11
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  • Colloidal Science of Flotation

    By Ahn Nguyen, Hans Joachim Schulze

    Keeping pace with explosive developments in the field, Colloidal Science of Flotation reviews and updates the fundamentals of the bubble-particle collection phenomenon using a self-consistent approach that helps readers understand the hydrodynamic aspects of bubble-particle collection. The authors…

    Hardback – 2003-12-17
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  • Colloidal Biomolecules, Biomaterials, and Biomedical Applications

    Edited by Abdelhamid Elaissari

    Colloidal Biomolecules, Biomaterials, and Biomedical Applications is an authoritative presentation of established and recent techniques promising to revolutionize the areas of biomedical diagnostics, therapeutics, pharmaceutics, and drug delivery. This exceptional book details an original…

    Hardback – 2003-10-21
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  • Gemini Surfactants

    Synthesis, Interfacial and Solution-Phase Behavior, and Applications

    Edited by Raoul Zana, Jiding Xia

    Generating much interest in both academic and scientific circles, Gemini Surfactants gathers the most up-to-date research in gemini surfactantproduction and demonstrates how their propertiesand performance can revolutionize the current industrial application of these surfactants. It surveys the…

    Hardback – 2003-10-07
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  • Colloidal Polymers

    Synthesis and Characterization

    Edited by Abdelhamid Elaissari

    Amidst developments in nanotechnology and successes in catalytic emulsion polymerization of olefins, polymerization in dispersed media is arousing an increasing interest from both practical and fundamental points of view. This text describes ultramodern approaches to synthesis, preparation,…

    Hardback – 2003-08-06
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  • Novel Surfactants

    Preparation Applications And Biodegradability, Second Edition, Revised And Expanded, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Krister Holmberg

    Extensively revised and expanded, this timely reference discusses the synthesis, properties, and potential applications of popular and emerging surfactant compounds and systems. This reference reflects current research trends in green surfactants, the production of surfactants using…

    Hardback – 2003-07-03
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  • Liquid Interfacial Systems

    Oscillations and Instability

    Edited by Rudolph V. Birikh, Vladimir A. Briskman, Manuel G. Velarde, Jean-Claude Legros

    Despite factoring in countless natural, biological, and industrial processes, fixed attention on the singular attributes and behavior of fluids near or at interfaces has not received enough attention in the surface science literature. Liquid Interfacial Systems assembles and analyzes concepts and…

    Hardback – 2003-06-17
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  • Structure-Performance Relationships in Surfactants

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Kunio Esumi, Minoru Ueno

    In response to intensifying interest on surfactant research brought on by recent innovation, Structure-Performance Relationships in Surfactants, Second Edition examines novel developments in our understanding of the properties and performance of surfactants at air-liquid, liquid-liquid, and…

    Hardback – 2003-03-18
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  • Biomolecular Films

    Design, Function, and Applications

    Edited by James F. Rusling

    This text examines films of biomolecules that can provide solid surfaces for catalyzing enzyme reactions, serve in biosensors and as biorecognition elements, mediate nanoparticle formation, and provide a basis for fundamental studies and applications in biomedicine and biomedical devices.…

    Hardback – 2003-02-26
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  • Biopolymers at Interfaces, Second Edition

    Edited by Martin Malmsten

    This new edition features research from nearly 60 of the profession's most distinguished international authorities. Recognizing emerging developments in biopolymer systems research with fully updated and expanded chapters, the second edition discusses the biopolymer-based multilayer structures and…

    Hardback – 2003-01-15
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  • Interfacial Applications in Environmental Engineering

    By Mark A. Keane

    Describing novel methods and catalytic strategies to conserve and maintain air, water, and soil quality, researchers from a range of disciplines discuss the role of interface science in environmental remediation. They detail approaches to separate, reuse, recover, and treat potentially valuable…

    Hardback – 2002-11-13
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