, Volume 68, Issue 6, pp 784-787

Determination of surfactant molecular volume by atomic force microscopy

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Abstract

The volume of a single surfactant molecule is measured by atomic force microscopy. Experimental data demonstrate good agreement with the calculated data. This approach can be applied to a large variety of surfactant molecules that form flat bilayer structures visualized by a microscopic technique.

The text was submitted by the authors in English.