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The Colloidal State (L'Etat Colloïdal) Exposés Publiés sous la Direction de F. G. Donnan: II. Aqueous Solutions of Paraffin-Chain Salts, A Study in Micelle Formation [Actualités Scientifiques et Industrielles, 387]

Hartley, G. S.

Published by Hermann & Cie, Éditeurs, Paris, 1936
Condition: g+ Soft cover
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Quarto. 69, [3]pp. Uncut and partly unopened copy. Original printed wrappers with publisher's logo on front cover and title page. Decorative head-, and tailpiece.The ability of a soapy solution to act as a detergent has been recognized for centuries. However, it was only at the beginning of the twentieth century that the constitution of such solutions was scientifically studied. Pioneering work in this area was carried out by James William McBain at the University of Bristol. As early as 1913, he postulated the existence of "colloidal ions" to explain the good electrolytic conductivity of sodium palmitate solutions. These highly mobile, spontaneously formed clusters came to be called micelles, a term borrowed from biology and popularized by G.S. Hartley in his classic book "Paraffin Chain Salts: A Study in Micelle Formation." Moderate sunning and shelf wear on wrappers. Wraps in overall good, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 36075

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Title: The Colloidal State (L'Etat Colloïdal) ...

Publisher: Hermann & Cie, Éditeurs, Paris

Publication Date: 1936

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: g+

Edition: First edition.

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