Dynamic Light Scattering from Water Microemulsions in Organic Media

  • J. D. Nicholson
  • J. V. Doherty
  • J. H. R. Clarke


Microemulsions are thermodynamically stable apparently homogeneous dispersions of water in oil (W/O) or oil in water (O/W). These isotropic, solubilised systems can form in the presence of surfactants, sometimes also requiring the presence of a co-surfactant.


Dynamic Light Scattering Surfactant Layer Microemulsion Droplet Short Time Decay Interparticle Separation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. D. Nicholson
    • 1
  • J. V. Doherty
    • 1
  • J. H. R. Clarke
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUMISTManchesterUK

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