Minimising oil droplet size using ultrasonic emulsification.

@article{Leong2009MinimisingOD,
  title={Minimising oil droplet size using ultrasonic emulsification.},
  author={Thomas Seak Hou Leong and Tim J. Wooster and Sandra E. Kentish and Muthupandian Ashokkumar},
  journal={Ultrasonics sonochemistry},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 6},
  pages={721-7}
}
The efficient production of nanoemulsions, with oil droplet sizes of less than 100nm would facilitate the inclusion of oil soluble bio-active agents into a range of water based foods. Small droplet sizes lead to transparent emulsions so that product appearance is not altered by the addition of an oil phase. In this paper, we demonstrate that it is possible to create remarkably small transparent O/W nanoemulsions with average diameters as low as 40nm from sunflower oil. This is achieved using… CONTINUE READING

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