Solvation Dynamics in Restricted Environments: Solvent Immobilization in Reverse Micelles

  • Nancy E. Levinger
  • Ruth E. Riter
  • Dale M. Willard
  • Debi Pant
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 63)

Abstract

Polar solvation dynamics in various reverse micellar environments are investigated. The solvent is immobilized in the smallest micelles and becomes more mobile with increasing water content and micellar size.

Keywords

Surfactant HPLC Hydration Benzene Petroleum 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nancy E. Levinger
    • 1
  • Ruth E. Riter
    • 1
  • Dale M. Willard
    • 1
  • Debi Pant
    • 1
  1. 1.Chemistry DepartmentColorado State UniversityFort CollinsUSA

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