Hofmeister effects in cationic microemulsions

Sergio Murgia, Maura Monduzzi*, Barry W. Ninham

*Corresponding author for this work

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Ternary oil-water double chained cationic microemulsions provide a sensitive system to explore specific ion effects. Very slight changes in ionic concentrations of perturbing Hofmeister ions show up dramatic changes in bulk phase behavior that seem to throw some new light on the problem of water structure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)102-106
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2004
Externally publishedYes


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