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Effect of emulsifier quantity on emulsion droplet size?

by technobot
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Nov10-07, 12:55 PM
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Given all other factor are the same, what would be the effect of the amount of emulsifier on the size of droplets in the emulsion? I would expect that more emulsifier would mean more interfacial surface area, which would in turn mean smaller droplets. Would this be a correct assumption?

Also, is it possible that some of the emulsifier will not enclose any of the dispersed phase (maybe forming some empty micelles or something..)?
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