Chapter headings. Selected papers. Surface Phenomena and the Structure of Interfaces in One-Component Systems. Introduction to the thermodynamics of the discontinuity surface
in a single component system. The surface energy and intermolecular interactions in condensed phases.
The Adsorption Phenomena. Structure and Properties
of Adsorption Layers at the Liquid-Gas Interface. Principles of adsorption thermodynamics. The Gibbs equation. Structure and properties of the adsorption layers at the air-water interface.
Interfaces Between Condensed Phases. Wetting. The interfaces between condensed phases in two-component systems. Adsorption at interfaces between condensed phases.
The Formation of Disperse Systems. Thermodynamics of disperse systems: the basics. Thermodynamic principles of the formation of new phase nuclei.
Transfer Processes in Disperse Systems. Concepts of non-equilibrium thermodynamics as applied to transfer processes in disperse systems. General principles of the theory of percolations. The molecular-kinetic properties of disperse systems.
Lyophilic Colloidal Systems. The conditions of formation and thermodynamic stability of lyophilic colloidal systems. Critical emulsions as lyophilic colloidal systems.
General Causes for Degradation and Relative Stability of Lyophobic Colloidal Systems. The stability of disperse systems with respect to sedimentation and aggregation. Role of Brownian motion. Molecular interactions in disperse systems.
Structure, Stability and Degradation of Various Lyophobic Disperse Systems. Aerosols. Foams and foam films.
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