Control of the rheology of concentrated aqueous colloidal systems by steric and hydrophobic forces

Yee Kwong Leong, David V. Boger, Peter J. Scales, Thomas W. Healy, Richard Buscall

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The major role played by short-range steric forces and the hydrophobic force on the rheology of his-volume-fraction aqueous colloidal zirconia dispersions is demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)639-641
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1993
Externally publishedYes


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