Emulsion Science: Basic Principles by Fernando Leal-CalderonEmulsion Science: Basic Principles by Fernando Leal-Calderon

Emulsion Science: Basic Principles

byFernando Leal-Calderon, Véronique Schmitt, Jer Bibette

Hardcover | April 2, 2007

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This book gives an overview of the most recent advances in emulsion science, from the preparation to the destruction of these materials. This book is intended for a large audience, from undergraduate students to senior scientists. A progressive and didactic approach is proposed for that purpose. The concepts presented should provide a useful guidance for formulating and controlling the lifetime of emulsion at laboratory and industrial scales. For easy comprehension, the text is illustrated by more than 70 figures.

This book is a new edition of the one published in the series "Springer Tracts in Modern Physics (vol. 181)". The main difference is a more didactic approach which will allow the non-specialist reader to capture the essential concepts. We shall also incorporate the very last research results (solid-stabilized emulsions, metastability) and novel applications (Biotechnology).

Title:Emulsion Science: Basic PrinciplesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:225 pagesPublished:April 2, 2007Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0387396829

ISBN - 13:9780387396828

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Table of Contents

Emulsification.- Force Measurements.- Phase Transitions.- Compressibility and Elasticity of Concentrated Emulsions.- Stability of Concentrated Emulsions.- Double Emulsions.- New Challenges for Emulsions: Biosensors, Nano-reactors, and Templates.