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MEASURING SURFACE FORCES

C. Mathew Mate

in Tribology on the Small Scale: A Bottom Up Approach to Friction, Lubrication, and Wear

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198526780
eISBN:
9780191712098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526780.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter focuses on the two experimental techniques — the surface force apparatus (SFA) and the atomic force microscope (AFM) — that are commonly used for measuring molecular level forces that ... More


Surface forces and colloidal behaviour

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/9780198828600.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

The landmark DLVO theory of colloid stability sought to explain the stability of lyophobic colloids in terms of the interplay between attractive dispersion forces, and repulsive electrical ... More


Surface Forces Derived from Surface Energies

C. Mathew Mate and Robert W. Carpick

in Tribology on the Small Scale: A Modern Textbook on Friction, Lubrication, and Wear

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780199609802
eISBN:
9780191747724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199609802.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

As it more practical to measure the forces acting between two contacting surfaces then the energies of surfaces, this chapter covers those surface forces that are derived from surface energies. The ... More


Measuring Surface Forces

C. Mathew Mate and Robert W. Carpick

in Tribology on the Small Scale: A Modern Textbook on Friction, Lubrication, and Wear

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780199609802
eISBN:
9780191747724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199609802.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter focuses on the two experimental techniques—the surface force apparatus (SFA) and the atomic force microscope (AFM)—that are commonly used for measuring molecular level forces that act ... More


Wetting

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/9780198828600.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Wetting of one liquid by another can be understood in terms of the spreading coefficient; the relevance of surface forces to wetting is also explained. If a small liquid drop does not spread, it ... More


Surfactants: In Solution, at Interfaces and in Colloidal Dispersions

Bob Aveyard

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198828600
eISBN:
9780191867125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828600.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Characteristically, surfactants in aqueous solution adsorb at interfaces and form aggregates (micelles of various shapes and sizes, microemulsion droplets, and lyotropic liquid crystalline phases). ... More


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