Chapter 13. Interfaces and Liquid Assemblies

  1. Jonathan W. Steed B.Sc., Ph.D. Professor Lecturer Associate Editor Recipient1 and
  2. Jerry L. Atwood B.S., Ph.D. Assistant Professor Associate Professor Professor2

Published Online: 26 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470740880.ch13

Supramolecular Chemistry, Second Edition

Supramolecular Chemistry, Second Edition

How to Cite

Steed, J. W. and Atwood, J. L. (2009) Interfaces and Liquid Assemblies, in Supramolecular Chemistry, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470740880.ch13

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemistry, Durham University, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470512333

Online ISBN: 9780470740880



  • interfaces and liquid assemblies;
  • liquid ordering in liquid crystal displays (LCDs);
  • surfactants and interfacial ordering;
  • interfaces and liquid assemblies;
  • surface self-assembled monolayers;
  • liquid crystal displays;
  • ionic liquid (IL);
  • liquid clathrates


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Order in Liquids

  • Surfactants and Interfacial Ordering

  • Liquid Crystals

  • Ionic Liquids

  • Liquid Clathrates

  • Summary

  • Study Problems

  • References