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An Introduction to Properties and Applications

Edited by Reza Najjar

University of Tabriz, Iran

The rapidly increasing number of applications for microemulsions has kept this relatively old topic still at the top point of research themes. This book provides an assessment of some issues influencing the characteristics and performance of the microemulsions, as well as their main types of applications. In chapter 1 a short introduction about the background, various aspects and applications of microemulsions is given. In Part 2 some experimental and modeling investigations on microstructure and phase behavior of these systems have been discussed. The last two parts of book is devoted to discussion on different types of microemulsion's applications, namely, use in drug delivery, vaccines, oil industry, preparation of nanostructured polymeric, metallic and metal oxides materials for different applications.

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MicroemulsionsAn Introduction to Properties and ApplicationsEdited by Reza Najjar

Published: March 16th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2300

ISBN: 978-953-51-0247-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4971-2

Copyright year: 2012

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32 Crossref Citations

82 Web of Science Citations

80 Dimensions Citations


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1. Microemulsions - A Brief Introduction

By Reza Najjar


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2. Ultrasonic Characterisation of W/O Microemulsions - Structure, Phase Diagrams, State of Water in Nano-Droplets, Encapsulated Proteins, Enzymes

By Vitaly Buckin and Shailesh Kumar Hallone


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3. Influence of Linear Aliphatic Alcohols upon the Electric Percolation of AOT-Based Microemulsions

By A. Cid, J.A. Manso, J.C. Mejuto and O.A. Moldes


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4. Predictive Modeling of Microemulsion Phase Behaviour and Microstructure Characterisation in the 1-Phase Region

By Deeleep K. Rout, Richa Goyal, Ritesh Sinha, Arun Nagarajan and Pintu Paul


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5. Nonionic Model Microemulsions to Study Interactions with Active Components and Antioxidant Activity

By Joakim Balogh, Luís Marques and António Lopes


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6. Thermal Reversible Microemulsion for Oral Delivery of Poorly Water-Soluble Drugs

By Zhong-Gao Gao


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7. The Mucosal Immune System: Modulation by Microemulsion

By Eduardo Luzia França and Adenilda Cristina Honorio-França


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8. The Use of Microemusion Systems in Oil Industry

By Vanessa Cristina Santanna, Tereza Neuma de Castro Dantas and Afonso Avelino Dantas Neto


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9. Mesostructured Polymer Materials Based on Bicontinuous Microemulsions

By Masashi Kunitake, Kouhei Sakata and Taisei Nishimi


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10. Microemulsion Method for Synthesis of Magnetic Oxide Nanoparticles

By A. Drmota, M. Drofenik, J. Koselj and A. Žnidaršič


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11. Synthesis of Nanocatalysts via Reverse Microemulsion Route for Fischer-Tropsch Reactions

By N.A. Mohd Zabidi


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12. Nanoparticles Preparation Using Microemulsion Systems

By Anna Zielińska-Jurek, Joanna Reszczyńska, Ewelina Grabowska and Adriana Zaleska


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