7. Adsorption and Conformation of Polymeric Surfactants at the Solid–Liquid Interface

  1. Prof. Dr. Tharwat F. Tadros

Published Online: 25 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527656592.ch7

Dispersion of Powders in Liquids and Stabilization of Suspensions

Dispersion of Powders in Liquids and Stabilization of Suspensions

How to Cite

Tadros, T. F. (2012) Adsorption and Conformation of Polymeric Surfactants at the Solid–Liquid Interface, in Dispersion of Powders in Liquids and Stabilization of Suspensions, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527656592.ch7

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Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527329410

Online ISBN: 9783527656592

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Keywords:

  • solid–liquid (S–L) interface;
  • Boltzmann constant;
  • homopolymers;
  • poly(ethylene oxide) (PEO);
  • polymer–solvent interaction;
  • Flory–Huggins interaction parameter

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Theories of Polymer Adsorption

  • Experimental Techniques for Studying Polymeric Surfactant Adsorption

  • Measurement of the Adsorption Isotherm

  • Measurement of the Fraction of Segments p

  • Determination of the Segment Density Distribution ρ(z) and Adsorbed Layer Thickness δh

  • Examples of the Adsorption Isotherms of Nonionic Polymeric Surfactants

  • Adsorbed Layer Thickness Results

  • Kinetics of Polymer Adsorption

  • References