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Effective Theories for Ostwald Ripening

Barbara Niethammer

in Analysis and Stochastics of Growth Processes and Interface Models

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199239252
eISBN:
9780191716911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239252.003.0010
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Analysis

This chapter discusses the derivation and analysis of reduced models for a coarsening process known as Ostwald ripening, which is a paradigm for statistical self-similarity in coarsening systems. The ... More


Emulsions and foams

Bob Aveyard

in Surfactants: In Solution, at Interfaces and in Colloidal Dispersions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198828600
eISBN:
9780191867125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828600.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Methods of formation of emulsions and foams are given; both types of system are stabilized by surfactants. Emulsions can be oil-in-water or water-in-oil type and the preferred type is discussed in ... More


Precipitation: Structures and Mechanisms

Jean-Pierre Jolivet

in Metal Oxide Nanostructures Chemistry: Synthesis from Aqueous Solutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190928117
eISBN:
9780197559932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190928117.003.0007
Subject:
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry

The formation of a solid, and especially an oxide, from soluble metal complexes is usually called “precipitation.” This term is a generic name that includes a set of complex and intricate ... More


The Gibbs-Thomson Equation: Surfaces

Brian Cantor

in The Equations of Materials

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851875
eISBN:
9780191886683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851875.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The external surface of a material has an atomic or molecular structure that is different from the bulk material. So does any internal interface within a material. Because of this, the energy of a ... More


Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Composites

James E. Mark, Harry R. Allcock, and Robert West

in Inorganic Polymers

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195131192
eISBN:
9780197561454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195131192.003.0012
Subject:
Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry

A relatively new area that involves silicon-containing materials is the synthesis of “ultrastructure” materials, that is materials in which structure can be controlled at the level of around 100 Å. ... More


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