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Liquid State Theory and Its Applications to Micellar Solutions and to Other Complex Liquids

  • L. Reatto
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Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 41)

Abstract

The liquid state theory for simple one component fluids has greatly advanced in recent years and we have reached a good understanding of their thermodynamic properties and of some basic aspects of the static correlations of the system, those which involve the pair distribution function. It is natural to ask if the theories so developed can find application in other fields. In fact recently these theories have often been applied to complex mixtures like micellar solutions[1–5], water in oil microemulsions[6] and dispersions of colloidal particles[7].

Keywords

Attractive Force Micellar Solution Packing Fraction Pair Distribution Function Coexistence Curve 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Reatto
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di FisicaUniversità di MilanoItaly

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