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TitleStructure of the microemulsion/oil/water interfaces
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1984
AuthorsBeaglehole, D., Clarkson M.T., and Upton A.
JournalJournal of Colloid And Interface Science
Volume101
Issue2
Pagination330 - 335
Date Published1984
ISSN00219797 (ISSN)
KeywordsEMULSIONS, MICROEMULSIONS, REFRACTIVE INDICES
AbstractMeasurements of the refractive indices for the three phases of the toluene-brine-sodium dodecyl sulfate-butanol system, and the coefficient of ellipticity of the system's microemulsion/oil, microemulsion/water, and oil/water interfaces have been made for varying brine salinity. A dramatic change in the nature of the microemulsion/oil, water interfaces is observed. Near the limiting salinities where one phase disappears the corresponding interface is apparently diffuse, but beyond the mid-point salinity for the microemulsion phase the coefficient of ellipticity indicates a layer interface containing a sandwich of the disappearing phase. The oil/water interface shows the presence of an intruding microemulsion layer. © 1984.
URLhttp://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0021515903&partnerID=40&md5=e7a5361abd0fb3367b25e10f6e5ab7e2
DOI10.1016/0021-9797(84)90042-0

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