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Type: Artigo de evento
Title: Self-assembly In Systems Containing Silicone Compounds
Author: Ferreira M.S.
Loh W.
Abstract: Chemical systems formed by silicone solvents and surfactants have potential applications in a variety of industrial products. In spite of their technological relevance, there are few reports on the scientific literature that focus on characterizing such ternary systems. In this work, we have aimed to develop a general, structural investigation on the phase diagram of one system that typically comprises silicone-based chemicals, by means of the SAXS (small-angle X-ray scattering) technique. Important features such as the presence of diverse aggregation states in the overall system, either on their own or in equilibrium with other structures, have been detected. As a result, optically isotropic chemical systems (direct and/or reversed microemulsions) and liquid crystals with lamellar or hexagonal packing have been identified and characterized. © 2009 American Institute of Physics.
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1063/1.3086217
Date Issue: 2009
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