2. Neutral Block Copolymers in Dilute Solution

  1. Ian Hamley

Published Online: 7 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470016985.ch2

Block Copolymers in Solution: Fundamentals and Applications

Block Copolymers in Solution: Fundamentals and Applications

How to Cite

Hamley, I. (2005) Neutral Block Copolymers in Dilute Solution, in Block Copolymers in Solution: Fundamentals and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470016985.ch2

Author Information

  1. University of Reading, Reading, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 28 JUL 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470015575

Online ISBN: 9780470016985

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Keywords:

  • micellization techniques;
  • cryo-TEM;
  • micelle dimensions;
  • mixed micelles;
  • surfactant complexes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Techniques for Studying Micellization

  • Micellization in PEO-based Block Copolymers

  • Micellization in Styrenic Block Copolymers

  • Determination of cmc

  • Thermodynamics of Micellization

  • Micellization and Micelle Dimensions: Theory and Simulation

  • Micelle Dimensions: Comparison Between Experiment and Theory

  • Interaction between Micelles

  • Dynamics of Micellization

  • Dynamic Modes

  • Specific Types of Micelles

  • Micellization in Mixed Solvents

  • Mixed Micelles

  • Block Copolymer/Surfactant Complexes

  • Complex Morphologies

  • Vesicles

  • Crystallization in Micelles

  • References