Chapter 5. Emulsions and Microemulsions

  1. Richard M. Pashley and
  2. Marilyn E. Karaman

Published Online: 1 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470014709.ch5

Applied Colloid and Surface Chemistry

Applied Colloid and Surface Chemistry

How to Cite

Pashley, R. M. and Karaman, M. E. (2004) Emulsions and Microemulsions, in Applied Colloid and Surface Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470014709.ch5

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, The National University of Australia, Canberra, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JUN 2005
  2. Published Print: 22 OCT 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470868829

Online ISBN: 9780470014707

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Keywords:

  • surfactant monolayer;
  • low interfacial energy surface;
  • high-surface-area emulsions;
  • emulsifier;
  • microemulsions;
  • emulsion polymerization;
  • photographic emulsions;
  • phase behaviour of microemulsions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The conditions required to form emulsions and microemulsions

  • Emulsion polymerization and the production of latex paints

  • Photographic emulsions

  • Emulsions in food science

  • Industrial Report: Colloid science in foods

  • Experiment 5.1 Determination of the phase behaviour of microemulsions

  • Experiment 5.2 Determination of the phase behaviour of concentrated surfactant solutions