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Some transparent immiscible liquid pairs

Smedley, Gregory and Coles, Donald (1990) Some transparent immiscible liquid pairs. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 138 (1). pp. 42-60. ISSN 0021-9797.

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This report identifies 121 transparent immiscible liquid pairs that have properties compatible with optical instrumentation based on laser-induced fluorescence. Physical data such as specific gravity, index of refraction, viscosity, flash point, and toxicity were found in the literature. Compatibility with Plexiglas (PMMA), contact angles of the internal meniscus on glass and PMMA, meniscus formation times, and clearing times were measured. A useful noninvasive technique for determining interfacial tensions is explained and used. Some dependence of interfacial tension on molecular structure is found.

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Additional Information:© 1990 Academic Press, Inc. Received December 1, 1988; accepted November 21, 1989. This material is based upon work supported by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the University of California. We are indebted to F. M. Fowkes for useful discussions. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration or the University of California.
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Official Citation:Gregory Smedley, Donald Coles, Some transparent immiscible liquid pairs, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Volume 138, Issue 1, August 1990, Pages 42-60, ISSN 0021-9797, 10.1016/0021-9797(90)90178-Q.
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