The third edition of this besteller covers the latest advancements in this rapidly growing field. Focusing on analyses and critical evaluation of the subject, this new edition reviews the most up-to-date research available in the current literature. International contributors offer their perspectives on various topics including micellar systems, mi
Table of Contents
Surface and Colloid Chemistry: Introduction. Hydrogen Bonding in Solutions: The Equation of State Approach. Hydrophobic Forces in Surface Chemistry. Thermodynamic Properties of Surfactant Solutions. Micellar Systems and Microemulsions. Foams and Antifoams: A Thin Film Approach. Emulsions: Formation and Applications. Solubilization in Aqueous Surfactant Systems. Thermodynamics of Polymer Solutions. Controlled Synthesis and Processing of Ceramic Oxides. Chemical Phyics of Colloid Systems and Interfaces. Colloidal Assemblies: Formation and Applications. Scattering and Absorption of Light by Particles and Aggregates. Colloid Systems and Interfaces: Stability of Dispersions Through Polymer and Surfactant Adsorption. Drug-Delivery Systems: Nanoparticles and Their Formation. Bio-Membrane Systems. Nanostructures & Nanotechnology: Nanoengineering and Nanoreactors. Oil Recovery and Production: Application of Surface-Active Agents. Water Purification: Application of Foam Separation.