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Determination of micellar system behavior in the presence of salt and water-soluble polymers using the phase diagram technique

Nedjhioui, Mohamed and Canselier, Jean-Paul and Moulai-Mostefa, Nadji and Bensmaili, Aicha and Skender, Abdelhak Determination of micellar system behavior in the presence of salt and water-soluble polymers using the phase diagram technique. (2007) In: EuroMed 2006 - Conference on Desalination Strategies in South Mediterranean Countries, 21 May 2006 - 25 May 2006 (Montpellier, France).

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2006.04.065


The application of micellar systems has been growing during the last years because of their importance in various practical situations. Continued development of their application is necessary. If the principal economic interest of microemulsions is for some time enhanced oil recovery, the following also have significant applications such as pharmaceutical preparations, painting, and products for engine lubrication. The effect of variation in composition of anionic surfactants (α oleifin sulfonates) and the presence of a water-soluble charged polymer (Xanthan gum) and an uncharged polymer [poly (ethylene glycol)] on the phase behaviour of pseudo- ternary systems of water–oil surfactants was investigated. Several domains were observed when the composition of surfactants and cosurfactants (e.g., pentanol) in a mixture is varied. The appearance of these domains in the phase diagram has been attributed to the formation of different Winsor systems.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:Thanks to Elsevier editor. The definitive version is available at http://www.sciencedirect.com The original PDF of the article can be found at Desalination website : : http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00119164
HAL Id:hal-04034019
Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution:Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - Toulouse INP (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UT3 (FRANCE)
Other partners > Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediene - USTHB (ALGERIA)
Other partners > Université Dr. Yahia Fares de Médéa (ALGERIA)
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Laboratory name:
Laboratoire de Génie Chimique - LGC (Toulouse, France) - Réaction, mélange & séparation (RMS)
The European Desalination Society - University of Montpellier II (Montpellier, France)
Deposited On:14 Oct 2008 10:08

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