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Attard &
Barnes 

Surfaces

Barnes &
Gentle

Interfacial
science
 
Additional
material, slides, etc.
Introduction, fundamentals
Surface phases, Gibbs' convention, surface energy, surface tension. Adhesion, cohesion.
 
1, 2.1, 2.5
3.1-3
(1, 2.1-2,
2.4-5,3.1-3)*  
 
 Fö 1
2
Liquid surfaces
Wetting and spreading, critical surface tension, contact angles, Young's equation.
 
 
2.1.3, 2.2
(2.3, 2.6)
 
 Fö 2
3
Capillarity
Laplace' and Kelvin's equations, capillarity, nucleation, Ostwald ripening.
 
 
2.3-4
(2.7-8)
 Fö 3
4
Surface charge
Electrical double layer, ion adsorption, Zeta potential, introduction to surface
electrochemistry.
 
 
9.5-6
 
Le 1
Surface tension, capillarity, surface charge
 
 
 
 
5
Intermolecular forces and surface forces      
 
 
 
6
Amphiphiles, mesophases
Aggregation, micelle formation, critical packing parameter, surface pressure, 2D-systems, foams, mesophases, biological interfaces
 
 
4.6-10
10
Fö 6
7
Adsorption to liquid interfaces
 
Surface excess, Gibbs' isotherm, Langmuir-Blodgett methods, phase behaviour
 
 
3.5-7
4.1-5
5
Fö 7
Le 2
Forces, amphiphiles, Gibbs'  isotherm
 
 
 
 
8
Structure of crystalline materials
Bravais lattice, unit cell, primitive cell,
close-packing, filling factor,
ionic crystals, Miller index, Bragg's law.
 
1.7-8
 
9
Surface physics
Clea surface, surface dynamics, selvedge,  reconstruction, specific adsorption sites, overlayer structures, Wood's notation.
 
Surface crystallography
Reciprocal lattices, LEED, STM.
 
1.9-10,
1.15
 
 
 
 
 2.3
 
 
 
 
 
 
Le 3
Crystalline surfaces
 
 
 
 
10
Adsorption to solids
Residence time, spreading, trapping,
sticking, physisorption, chemisorption,
surface chemical bonds, desorption
spectroscopy.
 
Mobility at surfaces
The diffusion equation, random walk,
lateral interactions, activated diffusion, (in)commensurate
overlayers.
 
1.5-6
2.7
 
 
 
 
 
 
1.12-14
8.1-3,
8.9-10
Fö 10
11
Adsorption isotherms
Equilibrium, adsorption, desorption, Freundlich-, Langmuir-, and BET-
isotherms, area determination.
 
1.1-4
8.4-5
Fö 11
Le 4
Adsorption isotherms
 
 
 
 
12 
Self-organization, surface modification
Silanization, thiol chemistry,  applications.
 
 
9.13
(9.11)
13
Surface analysis
Electron spectroscopy,
vibrational spectroscopy.
 
1.11,
2.1-2,
2.5-6, 2.9   
 
14
Colloids
Emulsions, sedimentation, colloidal stability.
 
 
9.7-10
 
Lab tour @ IFM
 
 
 
 

* Chapters in parentheses refer to chapters in the 1st edition of Barnes & Gentle, "Interfacial science".


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