Solution properties of asphaltenes.

Abstract

Ultracentrifugation has been used to produce asphaltene fractions of reduced polydispersity. The structure of these asphaltene fraction solutions has been investigated using viscosity and X-ray scattering (SAXS) measurements as a function of concentration. The relative viscosities of the solutions were found to be fraction-dependent: intrinsic viscosities… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/la702611s

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