Chapter 7. Emulsions and Microemulsions

  1. Jim W. Goodwin

Published Online: 1 JUL 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0470093919.ch7

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) Emulsions and Microemulsions, in Colloids and Interfaces with Surfactants and Polymers - An Introduction, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470093919.ch7

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 dispersions;
  • emulsion polymers;
  • ‘microemulsions’;
  • emulsification;
  • phase-inversion;
  • Kolmogorov scale;
  • Hildebrand solubility parameter;
  • Gibbs–Marangoni effect;
  • Ostwald ripening

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Emulsification

  • Stability of Emulsions

  • Microemulsions

  • References