Chapter 3. Interactions between Colloidal Particles

  1. Jim W. Goodwin

Published Online: 1 JUL 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0470093919.ch3

Colloids and Interfaces with Surfactants and Polymers - An Introduction

Colloids and Interfaces with Surfactants and Polymers - An Introduction

How to Cite

Goodwin, J. W. (2004) Interactions between Colloidal Particles, in Colloids and Interfaces with Surfactants and Polymers - An Introduction, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470093919.ch3

Author Information

  1. Interfacial Dynamics Corporation, Portland, Oregon, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JUL 2004
  2. Published Print: 9 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470841433

Online ISBN: 9780470093917

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Keywords:

  • colloidal particles;
  • pair potential;
  • intermolecular attraction;
  • Keesom interaction;
  • non-polar molecule polarizability;
  • London or dispersion interaction;
  • Hamaker constant;
  • Born repulsion;
  • Lifshitz theory of dispersion forces;
  • phagacytosis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Intermolecular Attraction

  • Complex Number Manipulation

  • Dispersion Forces between Particles

  • Retarded Dispersion Forces

  • The General or Lifshitz Theory of Dispersion Forces between Particles

  • Summary and Calculation Guide

  • Calculation Strategy

  • The Depletion Interaction

  • References