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Photon Correlation Spectroscopy and SAXS Study of Mixture of NaCl with AOT Microemulsion at X = 6.7

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Photon Correlation Spectroscopy is used to study the AOT microemulsion with and without NaCl. Collective diffusion coefficient was investigated by Photon Correlation Spectroscopy technique. We have studied effect of charge on dynamic of water-in-oil microemulsion (nano-droplet of water to the oil), which stabilized by AOT and dispersed in n-Decane at water/AOT with 6.7 molar ratio. The small angle X-ray scattering technique and hard sphere model were used to study the structural information of AOT microemulsion with and without NaCl. The structural investigation of samples shows a decrease of length scale of cylindrical droplets with increasing of NaCl concentration in AOT microemulsion.

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N. Karimi, S. Sharifi and M. Aliahmad, "Photon Correlation Spectroscopy and SAXS Study of Mixture of NaCl with AOT Microemulsion at X = 6.7," Optics and Photonics Journal, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2012, pp. 54-58. doi: 10.4236/opj.2012.21008.


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