Applicability of the Gibbs Adsorption Isotherm to the analysis of experimental surface-tension data for ionic and nonionic surfactants.

The Gibbs Adsorption Isotherm equation is a two-dimensional analogous of the Gibbs-Duhem equation, and it is one of the cornerstones of interface science. It is also widely used to estimate the surface excess concentration (SEC) for surfactants and other compounds in aqueous solution, from surface tension measurements. However, in recent publications some… CONTINUE READING