Table 3

Radius of the microemulsion droplets

H

W w

Volume fraction

q Peak

Inv

R c (nm)

(nm)

Hexane

CTA-X

Butanol

D2O

R mic (nm)

R c (nm)

δ

(nm)

K butanol


0.4

0.05

0.65

0.14

0.17

0.04

2.29

1.09

1.21

0.07

1.34

2.19

0.20

0.57

0.12

0.15

0.16

4.34

3.09

1.25

0.14

3.20

3.77

0.5

0.05

0.55

0.18

0.22

0.05

2.19

1.03

1.17

-

1.17

2.00

0.12

0.52

0.17

0.21

0.09

2.72

1.58

1.14

0.17

1.74

2.35

0.24

0.47

0.15

0.19

0.19

3.9

2.79

1.12

0.18

2.89

3.28

0.6

0.05

0.46

0.22

0.28

0.04

1.87

0.78

1.09

-

0.90

1.69

0.20

0.40

0.19

0.24

0.16

2.94

1.91

1.03

0.11

2.04

2.49


R c and R mic, the core and the micelle radius, respectively, together with δ, shell thickness from the analysis of the peak position; R c, core radius from the fits; K butanol, butanol partitioning constant (for the distribution between the core and the shell); R h, hydrodynamic radius; W w, weight fraction of water; q Peak, peak position; Inv, invariant.

Gutiérrez-Becerra et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:83   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-7-83

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