Soft Matter at Aqueous Interfaces

  • Peter Lang
  • Yi Liu

Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 917)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introductions and Basics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Neus Vilanova, Ilja Karina Voets
      Pages 3-27
    3. Christian D. Fernández-Solis, Ashokanand Vimalanandan, Abdulrahman Altin, Jesus S. Mondragón-Ochoa, Katharina Kreth, Patrick Keil et al.
      Pages 29-70
  3. General Physics of Aqueous Interfaces

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Gerhard H. Findenegg
      Pages 109-136
    3. Benoît Loppinet, Cécile Monteux
      Pages 137-157
    4. R. Hans Tromp
      Pages 159-186
  4. Theoretical Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. W. J. Briels, J. K. G. Dhont
      Pages 189-220
    3. Reinhard Sigel
      Pages 221-278
    4. Jens-Uwe Sommer
      Pages 279-311
    5. Maciej Lisicki, Gerhard Nägele
      Pages 313-386
  5. Experimental Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 387-387
    2. Andreas Charles Völker, Andreas Vaccaro, Frédéric Cardinaux
      Pages 389-412
    3. Andreas Erbe, Adnan Sarfraz, Cigdem Toparli, Kai Schwenzfeier, Fang Niu
      Pages 459-490
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 547-555

About this book


This book covers the science of interfaces between an aqueous phase and a solid, another liquid or a gaseous phase, starting from the basic physical chemistry all the way to state-of-the-art research developments. Both experimental and theoretical methods are treated thanks to the contributions of a distinguished list of authors who are all active researchers in their respective fields.

The properties of these interfaces are crucial for a wide variety of processes, products and biological systems and functions, such as the formulation of personal care and food products, paints and coatings, microfluidic and lab-on-a-chip applications, cell membranes, and lung surfactants. Accordingly, research and expertise on the subject are spread over a broad range of academic disciplines and industrial laboratories. This book brings together knowledge from these different places with the aim of fostering education, collaborations and research progress.


Colloid Dynamics at Interfaces Colloid and Nanoparticle Technologies Depletion Forces of Colloid Mixtures Dynamics of Surfactants at Liquid Interfaces Interfacial Properties of Gels Interfacial Properties of Polymers Polymer Physics at Water Interfaces Polymers at the Air-water Interface Primer to Colloid and Interface Science Surfanctants at the Air-water Interface Water-water Interfaces

Editors and affiliations

  • Peter Lang
    • 1
  • Yi Liu
    • 2
  1. 1.Forschungszentrum JülichJuelichGermany
  2. 2.Forschungszentrum Juelich GmbHJuelichGermany

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