Applications of stimuli-responsive functional colloids

Yow, Huai N., Biggs, Simon and Cayre, Olivier J. (2015). Applications of stimuli-responsive functional colloids. In Hans-Jorg Schneider (Ed.), Chemoresponsive materials : stimulation by chemical and biological signals (pp. 242-265) Cambridge, United Kingdom: Royal Society of Chemistry. doi:10.1039/9781782622420-00242

Author Yow, Huai N.
Biggs, Simon
Cayre, Olivier J.
Title of chapter Applications of stimuli-responsive functional colloids
Title of book Chemoresponsive materials : stimulation by chemical and biological signals
Place of Publication Cambridge, United Kingdom
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry
Publication Year 2015
Sub-type Research book chapter (original research)
DOI 10.1039/9781782622420-00242
Open Access Status Not Open Access
Series RSC Smart Materials
ISBN 9781782620624
ISSN 2046-0074
Editor Hans-Jorg Schneider
Volume number 2015-January
Chapter number 9
Start page 242
End page 265
Total pages 24
Total chapters 17
Language eng
Abstract/Summary Colloidal dispersions of particles have an exceptionally long history across a wide range of formulated products. More recently, the use of environmentally-responsive polymers as a key component of the colloidal particles used in various formulations, whether in the core, on the surface or both, has opened up an additional range of novel applications that we review here. We initially briefly introduce the different types of particles and give examples of the range of responsive polymers used for their preparation. Promptly, we focus our attention on describing a broad range of applications for these systems ranging from oil recovery, emulsifiers and sensors to drug delivery
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