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dc.contributor.author Greesh, N
dc.contributor.author Ray, Suprakas S
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-28T09:38:15Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-28T09:38:15Z
dc.date.issued 2016-01
dc.identifier.citation Greesh, N. and Ray, S.S. 2016. Impact of non-ionic surfactant chemical structure on morphology and stability of polystyrene nanocomposite latex. Colloid and Polymer Science, vol. 294: 157-170. DOI: 10.1007/s00396-015-3743-0 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0303-402X
dc.identifier.uri DOI: 10.1007/s00396-015-3743-0
dc.identifier.uri http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00396-015-3743-0
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10204/9423
dc.description Copyright: 2016 Springer. Due to copyright restrictions, the attached PDF file only contains the abstract of the full text item. For access to the full text item, kindly consult the publisher's website. en_US
dc.description.abstract Polystyrene (PS) colloid particles in presence of non-ionic surfactant-modified clay particles were prepared by the free-radical polymerization of styrene monomers in emulsion. Three different types of non-ionic surfactants, sorbitan monopalmitate (Span®40), polyethylene glycol octadecyl ether (Brij®S10), and polyoxyethylene (9) nonylphenylether (Igepal®Co-630) were used for the preparation of surfactant-modified clay. High-resolution transmission electron microscopy studies showed that few colloid PS particles with clay mineral layers at the surface were obtained; the particle sizes were observed to be in the micrometer size range, and stable dispersions were obtained when Span®40 and Igepal®Co-630 modified clay minerals were used as stabilizers. The clay mineral particles were observed to be mostly encapsulated by PS latex particles, and a typical morphology was observed when Brij®S10-modified clay was used as a stabilizer. This strategy can be applied to develop stable polymer latex particles via emulsion polymerization. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Springer en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Worklist;18474
dc.subject Polystyrene en_US
dc.subject PS en_US
dc.subject Polystyrene nanocomposite latex en_US
dc.subject Polymer science en_US
dc.title Impact of non-ionic surfactant chemical structure on morphology and stability of polystyrene nanocomposite latex en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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