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CHAPTER 7

Complex Pickering Emulsions

Many Pickering emulsions are simple spherical emulsions because surface tension gives liquid droplets a spherical shape, minimizing the surface area for a given volume. However, supracolloidal systems with complex structures have been produced to create new materials, such as multiple emulsions, non-spherical emulsions and bicontinuous structures. In this chapter, we discuss these complex systems stabilized by solid particles.

Print publication date: 26 Nov 2014
Copyright year: 2015
Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-881-1
PDF eISBN: 978-1-78262-014-3
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