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A small-angle neutron scattering study of surfactant aggregates formed in aqueous mixtures of sodium dodecyl sulfate and didodecyldimethylammonium bromide
YKI – Ytkemiska institutet.
2000 (English)In: Journal of Physical Chemistry B, ISSN 1520-6106, E-ISSN 1520-5207, Vol. 104, 4155-4163 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The structure of aggregates formed in aqueous mixtures of a single-chain anionic surfactant, sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS), and a double-chain cationic surfactant, didodecyldimethylammonium bromide (DDAB), has been investigated at 38° C using small-angle neutron scattering (SANS). Several overall surfactant concentrations [SDS] + [DDAB] between 0.1 and 5 wt % were measured at the two SDS-rich compositions [SDS]:[DDAB] = 90:10 and 95:5. Samples with a concentration above about [SDS] + [DDAB] = 1 wt % at [SDS]:[DDAB] = 95:5 contained only somewhat elongated tablet-shaped micelles (triaxial ellipsoids) with typical values of the half-axes a (related to the thickness) = 14 Å, b (related to the width) = 23 Å, and c (related to the length) = 27 Å. When a sample at [SDS]:[DDAB] = 95:5 is diluted below about [SDS] + [DDAB] = 1 wt %, an increasing amount of small unilamellar vesicles forms, and in the samples below about 0.2 wt %, only vesicles are observed. The average radius of the vesicles increases from about 90 Å at 0.3 wt % to 110 Å at 0.1 wt %. The transition from micelles to vesicles with decreasing surfactant concentration was also observed in the samples at [SDS]:[DDAB] = 90:10 in which, however, an additional amount of bilayer sheets was seen to be always present. Compared with the micelles at [SDS]:[DDAB] = 95:5, the micelles formed at [SDS]:[DDAB] = 90:10 were considerably longer (c ≈40 Å), but with similar cross section dimensions, and the vesicles formed were seen to be somewhat larger than the corresponding aggregates at 95:5. The relative standard deviation σR/ of the (number-weighted) vesicle size distributions was in the range 0.2 < σR/ < 0.3.

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2000. Vol. 104, 4155-4163 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ri:diva-26943OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ri-26943DiVA: diva2:1053946
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