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Surface Molecular Property Control

Robin L. Garrell and Heather D. Maynard

in Micro/Nano Technology Systems for Biomedical Applications: Microfluidics, Optics, and Surface Chemistry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199219698
eISBN:
9780191594229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219698.003.0011
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

Current technologies to modify surfaces and control the surface properties are reviewed, with particular emphasis on alterations for biomedical and bioanalytical applications. A brief tutorial on the ... More


Particles in monolayers and thin liquid films

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/9780198828600.003.0017
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Small particles can adsorb strongly at fluid interfaces and form monolayers which can be studied using a Langmuir trough. For sufficiently large particles the monolayers can be viewed ... More


Emulsions stabilized by solid particles

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/9780198828600.003.0018
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Adsorbed solid particles can stabilize (Pickering) emulsions and multiple emulsions very effectively. For roughly equal volumes of oil and water, together with solid particles, the ‘preferred’ ... More


Non-motile traps

Ulrike Bauer, Reinhard Jetter, and Simon Poppinga

in Carnivorous Plants: Physiology, ecology, and evolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198779841
eISBN:
9780191825873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779841.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

Movement-independent trapping mechanisms are based on stickiness, slipperiness, and direction-dependent mechanical obstruction. Here, the implementation of these principles in flypaper, pitfall, and ... More


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