3. Nonionic Microemulsions: Dependence of Oil Chain Length and Active Component (Lidocaine)

  1. Prof. Dr. Tharwat F. Tadros
  1. Joakim Balogh1,2,
  2. Ulf Olsson3,
  3. Skov Pedersen Jan4,
  4. Helena Kaper5,
  5. Håkan Wennerström3,
  6. Karin Schillén3 and
  7. Maria Miguel2

Published Online: 26 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527632633.ch3

Self-Organized Surfactant Structures

Self-Organized Surfactant Structures

How to Cite

Balogh, J., Olsson, U., Jan, S. P., Kaper, H., Wennerström, H., Schillén, K. and Miguel, M. (2010) Nonionic Microemulsions: Dependence of Oil Chain Length and Active Component (Lidocaine), in Self-Organized Surfactant Structures (ed T. F. Tadros), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527632633.ch3

Editor Information

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Author Information

  1. 1

    Lund University, Division of Physical Chemistry, Center for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, P.O. Box 124, Getingevägen 60, 221 00 Lund, Sweden

  2. 2

    University of Coimbra, Department of Chemistry, 3004 - 535 Coimbra, Portugal

  3. 3

    Lund University, Center for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Division of Physical Chemistry, P.O. Box 124, Getingevägen 60, 221 00 Lund, Sweden

  4. 4

    Aarhus University, Interdisciplinary NanoScience Center, Department of Chemistry and iNANO, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark

  5. 5

    Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Insitut für Physikalische Chemie, Ludewig-Meyn-Str. 8, 24118 Kiel, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527319909

Online ISBN: 9783527632633

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Keywords:

  • nonionic microemulsions;
  • phase studies;
  • oil chain length;
  • drug-delivery systems;
  • Lund cut;
  • fish cut;
  • phase diagrams;
  • small-angle neutron and X-ray scattering

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Microemulsion Model

  • Phase Studies

  • Microemulsions at Emulsification Boundary

  • Influence of Oil Chain Length

  • The Effect of Temperature

  • The Temperature at Which the Microemulsion Becomes Bicontinuous

  • Interfacial Tension: Investigating the Microemulsion Model and Scaling

  • Microemulsions as Models for Drug-Delivery Systems

  • Conclusion

  • References