Chapter 11. The Micellar Structures and the Macroscopic Properties of Surfactant Solutions

  1. Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
  1. Heinz Hoffmann

Published Online: 21 DEC 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9783527609284.ch11

Macromolecular Systems: Microscopic Interactions and Macroscopic Properties: Final Report

Macromolecular Systems: Microscopic Interactions and Macroscopic Properties: Final Report

How to Cite

Hoffmann, H. (2006) The Micellar Structures and the Macroscopic Properties of Surfactant Solutions, in Macromolecular Systems: Microscopic Interactions and Macroscopic Properties: Final Report (ed Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527609284.ch11

Author Information

  1. Physikalische Chemie I, Universität Bayreuth, Universitätsstraße 30, 95447 Bayreuth, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 DEC 2006
  2. Published Print: 13 JUL 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527277261

Online ISBN: 9783527609284

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Keywords:

  • macromolecular systems;
  • surfactant solutions;
  • micellar structures;
  • macroscopic properties;
  • viscoelastic solutions;
  • ringing gels;
  • lyotropic mesophases;
  • shear induced phenomena;
  • SANS measurements

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General behaviour of surfactants

  • From globular micelles towards bilayers

  • Viscoelastic solutions with entangled rods

    • General behaviour

    • Viscoelastic systems

    • Mechanisms for the different scaling behaviour

  • Viscoelastic solutions with multilamellar vesicles

    • The conditions for the existence of vesicles

    • Freeze fracture electron microscopy

    • Rheological properties

    • Model for the shear modulus

  • Ringing gels

    • Introduction

    • The aminoxide system

    • The bis-(2-ethylhexyl)sulfosuccinate system

    • PEO-PPO-PEO block copolymers

  • Lyotropic mesophases

    • Introduction

    • Nematic phases and their properties

    • Cholesteric phases and their properties

    • Vesicle phases and L3 phases

  • Shear induced phenomena

    • General

    • Under what conditions do we find drag-reducing surfactants?

  • SANS measurements on micellar systems

  • A new rheometer

  • References