Challenge to Reconcile Experimental Micellar Properties of the CnEm Nonionic Surfactant Family.

  title={Challenge to Reconcile Experimental Micellar Properties of the CnEm Nonionic Surfactant Family.},
  author={William Swope and Michael A. Johnston and Andrew Ian Duff and James L. McDonagh and Richard L. Anderson and Gabriela Alva and Andy T. Tek and Alexander P Maschino},
  journal={The journal of physical chemistry. B},
  volume={123 7},
We wished to compile a data set of results from the experimental literature to support the development and validation of accurate computational models (force fields) for an important class of micelle-forming nonionic surfactant compounds, the poly(ethylene oxide) alkyl ethers, usually denoted C nE m. However, careful examination of the experimental literature exposed a striking degree of variation in values reported for critical micelle concentrations (cmc) and mean aggregation numbers ( Nagg… 

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