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Interfacial Forces In Aqueous Media
Published 1994 · Chemistry
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Introduction PART I: THEORY Lifshitz-van der Waals (LW) Interactions Relation Between the Hamaker Constant and the Apolar Surface Tension Component Polar or Lewis Acid-Base Interactions Electrical Double Layer Interactions Brownian Movement Forces-Osmotic Interactions of Polymers Rate of Decay with Distance PART II: INTERFACIAL PROPERTIES AND STRUCTURE OF LIQUID WATER Lifshitz-van der Waals and Lewis Acid-Base Properties of Liquid Water-Physical and Physico-Chemical Effects Role of Water in Hydrophobic Attraction Role of Water in Hydrophilic Repulsion The Water-Air Interface PART III: EXPERIMENTAL MEASUREMENT METHODS Contact Angle and Surface Tension Determination and Preparation of Solid Surfaces Interfacial Tension Determination-Influence of Macroscopic- and Microscopic-Scale Interactions Different Approaches for Interpreting Contact Angles and Determining the Surface Tension and Surface Tension Components of Solids Electrokinetic Methods Direct Measurement Methods, Treating the Force Balance in Particular PART IV: ASSOCIATED PHENOMENA AND APPLICATIONS Surface Tension Components and Parameters of Liquids and Solids Attractive LW- and AB-Forces: Hydrophobic Interactions-Osmotic Pressures of PEO Solutions Repulsive AB-Forces: Hydrophilic Interactions The Primary and Secondary Interactions Phase Separation in Polymer Solutions Coacervation and Complex Coacervation Solubility of Polymers and Other Solutes Cell and Particle Stability Adsorption and Adhesion in Aqueous Media, Including Ligand-Receptor Interactions Kinetics and Energetics of Protein Adsorption onto Metal Oxide Surfaces List of Symbols Used References Index