publication . Article . 2012

The Krafft temperature of surfactant solutions

Manojlović Jelena Ž.;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: Thermal Science, volume 16, pages 631-640 (issn: 0354-9836, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: National Library of Serbia
Our main motivation to revisit the solution properties of cetyltrimethylammonium bromide is related to the clear requirement for better control of the adsorption parameters to form uniform self-assembled monolayers on muscovite mica substrates. To readily monitor the temporal evolution of structural details in cetyltrimethylammonium bromide solutions, we realized a rather simple conductivity experiment. Conductivity measurements were carried out as a function of temperature, to look closer into the Krafft temperature behavior of this surfactant. We measured the electrical conductivity of different concentrations of aqueous cetyltrimethylammonium bromide solution...
free text keywords: Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment, nanotechnology, surfactants, the Krafft temperature, conductivity measurements, Mechanical engineering and machinery, TJ1-1570
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