10. Electrostatic and Steric Stabilization of Colloidal Dispersions

  1. Hiroyuki Ohshima
  1. Tharwat Tadros

Published Online: 31 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118135440.ch10

Electrical Phenomena at Interfaces and Biointerfaces: Fundamentals and Applications in Nano-, Bio-, and Environmental Sciences

Electrical Phenomena at Interfaces and Biointerfaces: Fundamentals and Applications in Nano-, Bio-, and Environmental Sciences

How to Cite

Tadros, T. (2012) Electrostatic and Steric Stabilization of Colloidal Dispersions, in Electrical Phenomena at Interfaces and Biointerfaces: Fundamentals and Applications in Nano-, Bio-, and Environmental Sciences (ed H. Ohshima), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118135440.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Center for Colloid and Interface Science, Research Institute for Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science, 2641 Yamazaki, Noda, Chiba 278-8510, Japan

Author Information

  1. 89 Nash Grove Lane, Wokingham, Berkshire RG40 4HE, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470582558

Online ISBN: 9781118135440

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Keywords:

  • colloidal dispersion;
  • DLVO, colloid stability;
  • “steric stabilization”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Interaction Forces Between Particles in Colloidal Dispersions

  • Electrostatic Stabilization

  • Steric Stabilization

  • Electrosteric Stabilization

  • Flocculation of Dispersions and its Prevention

  • Mechanism of Flocculation

  • Weak Flocculation

  • Depletion Flocculation

  • Incipient Flocculation

  • Bridging or Charge Neutralization by Polymers

  • General Rules for Reducing (Eliminating) Flocculation

  • References