Adsorption of colloidal particles to curved interfaces.

  title={Adsorption of colloidal particles to curved interfaces.},
  author={Shigeyuki Komura and Y. Hirose and Yoshimune Nonomura},
  journal={The Journal of chemical physics},
  volume={124 24},
As a simple model for a Pickering emulsion droplet, we consider the adsorption of spherical particles to a spherical liquid-liquid interface in order to investigate the curvature effect on the particle adsorption. By taking into account both the surface and the volume energies due to the presence of a particle, we show that the equilibrium contact angle is determined by the classical Young's equation although the adsorption energy depends on the curvature. We also calculate the partitioning of… 

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