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Zeta (ζ) Potential for Micelle and Microemulsion

  • Masahiko AbeEmail author
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Abstract

Measurement of zeta potential is not applicable to systems with entangled particles, non-charged particles, and concentrated solutions where the interfacial electrical double layers are depressed. However, dispersibility of charged colloidal particles in aqueous solution can be evaluated by ζ potential. Therefore, this chapter deals with the basics of electrical interface phenomenon and its relationship between surface electric potential, zeta potential, and surface charge density.

Keywords

ζ potential Charged fine particles Electrophoretic light scattering DLVO theory 

Reference

  1. 1.
    H. Ohshima, Theoretical of Colloid and Interfacial Electric Phenomena, vol 12, 1st edn. (Academic Press, San Diego, 2006)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research Institute for Science and TechnologyTokyo University of ScienceNodaJapan

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