Effect of a neutral water-soluble polymer on the lamellar phase of a zwitterionic surfactant system.

@article{Maldonado2006EffectOA,
  title={Effect of a neutral water-soluble polymer on the lamellar phase of a zwitterionic surfactant system.},
  author={Amir Maldonado and Ricardo L{\'o}pez-Esparza and Raymond Ober and Thadd{\'e}e Gulik-Krzywicki and Wladimir Urbach and Claudine E. Williams},
  journal={Journal of colloid and interface science},
  year={2006},
  volume={296 1},
  pages={
          365-9
        }
}
We have studied the effect of adding a water-soluble polymers (PEG) to the lamellar phases of the ternary system tetradecyldimethylaminoxide (C14DMAO)-hexanol-water. The results of Freeze-Fracture Electron Microscopy (FFEM) and Small Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS) experiments show that the addition of the polymer induces the spontaneous formation of highly monodisperse multilayered vesicles above a threshold polymer concentration. 
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