## Foundations of Colloid Science, Volume 1Liquid suspension systems are the basic ingredients of paints, detergents, biological cells, and countless other systems of scientific and technological importance. This book presents the fundamental physical and chemical concepts necessary to the understanding of these systems and of colloid science in general. New ideas are introduced carefully and formulae are developed in full, with exercises to help the reader throughout. The frequent references to the many applications of colloid science will be especially helpful to beginning research scientists and people in industry, medicine and agriculture who often find their training in this area inadequate. Integrating developments from the time of colloid science's infancy 40 years ago to its present state as a rigorous discipline, this intelligently assembled work elucidates a remarkable range of concepts, techniques, and behaviors. |

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The dielectric response

resonance frequency (o0. We will discuss the

simple it is in form compared to the behaviour of e' in the neighbourhood of an

absorption.

The dielectric response

**function**e((o) for a single undamped oscillator ofresonance frequency (o0. We will discuss the

**function**c(if ) later, but note howsimple it is in form compared to the behaviour of e' in the neighbourhood of an

absorption.

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We have already assumed, in writing expressions like eqn (2.2.39), that the £

show that this is merely a mathematical manipulation of the

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We have already assumed, in writing expressions like eqn (2.2.39), that the £

**function**can take complex values for its argument but the results of Exercise 2.2.8show that this is merely a mathematical manipulation of the

**function**e = e' + ie" of...

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positive, is a monotonic decreasing

from the static dielectric constant e(0) at | = 0 to e0 at £ = o° (see Figs 4.7.2 and

4.7.3). It is this well-behaved nature of e(i%) that enables its construction from the

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positive, is a monotonic decreasing

**function**of §. Thus e(i§) decreases steadilyfrom the static dielectric constant e(0) at | = 0 to e0 at £ = o° (see Figs 4.7.2 and

4.7.3). It is this well-behaved nature of e(i%) that enables its construction from the

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### Contents

CHARACTERIZATION OF COLLOIDAL | 1 |

BEHAVIOUR OF COLLOIDAL DISPERSIONS | 49 |

Electrical charge and colloid stability | 89 |

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