Effect of surfactant structure on interfacial properties


– We study surfactants at the oil/water interface using Dissipative Particle Dynamics simulations at constant μsurfPT . The interfacial tension depends on the surfactant branching in a subtle way. For a given interfacial concentration, a double-tail surfactant is more efficient than its single-tail isomer only if the oil-head repulsion is sufficiently… (More)


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@inproceedings{Rekvig2017EffectOS, title={Effect of surfactant structure on interfacial properties}, author={Live Rekvig and Mirko Kranenburg and Brita H. Hafskjold and B. Smit}, year={2017} }