Theory of Colloid and Interfacial Electric Phenomena


  • Hiroyuki Ohshima, Tokyo University of Science Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences Noda, Chiba, Japan

Theory of Colloid and Interfacial Electric Phenomena is written for scientists, engineers, and graduate students who want to study the fundamentals and current developments in colloid and interfacial electric phenomena, and their relation to stability of suspensions of colloidal particles and nanoparticles in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology. The primary purpose of this book is to help understand how the knowledge on the structure of electrical double layers, double layer interactions, and electrophoresis of charged particles will be important to understand various interfacial electric phenomena and to improves the reader's skill and save time in the study of interfacial electric phenomena. Also providing theoretical background and interpretation of electrokinetic phenomena and many approximate analytic formulas describing various colloid and interfacial electric phenomena, which will be useful and helpful to understand these phenomena analyse experimental data.
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For scientists, engineers, and graduate students who want to study the theoretical aspects of the fundamentals of the colloid and interfacial electric phenomena


Book information

  • Published: September 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-370642-3

Table of Contents

Part I: Electrical Double layer Chapter 1. Electrical double layer around a charged colloidal particle in an electrolyte solution
Chapter 2. Potential distribution around a soft particle Part II: Electrokinetic Phenomana Chapter 3. Electrophoretic mobility of rigid Colloidal particles
Chapter 4. Electrophoretic mobility of colloidal particles in concentrated suspensions
Chapter 5. Electrical conductivity of a colloidal suspension
Chapter 6. Sedimentation velocity and potential
Chapter 7. Dynamic electrophoresis
Chapter 8. Electrokinetic phenomena in a suspension of liquid drops
Chapter 9. Electrokinetic phenomena in a suspension of soft particles
Chapter 10. Colloid vibration potential and ion vibration potential in a dilute suspension of spherical colloidal particles
Chapter 11. Primary electroviscous effect
Chapter 12. Poisson-Boltzmann equation and electrokinetics for a spherical colloidal particle in a salt-free medium Part III: Double layer interaction of colloidal particlesChapter 13. Helmholtz free energy and tension of an interface between a charged colloidal particle and an electrolyte solution
Chapter 14. General expressions for the force and potential energy of the double layer interaction between two charged colloidal particles and analytic approximations for the interaction between two parallel plates
Chapter 15. Double layer interaction between two spheres
Chapter 16. Double layer interaction between soft particles
Chapter 17. Exact solution of the linearized spherical Poisson-Boltzmann equation
Chapter 18. Double layer interaction between cylinders Part IV: Other electric phenomanaChapter 19. Self-atmosphere potential of electrolyte ions and surface tension of electrolyte solutions