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Colloid and Polymer Science

, Volume 296, Issue 8, pp 1301–1306 | Cite as

Catanionic AOT/BDAC micelles on gold {111} surfaces

  • A. H. Poghosyan
  • A. A. Shahinyan
  • J. Koetz
Original Contribution

Abstract

A sodium dioctyl sulfosuccinate (AOT)/benzyl hexadecyl dimethyl ammonium chloride (BDAC) mixed micelle self-organization and adsorption on gold Au(111) surfaces have been investigated using a molecular dynamics approach. The spherical AOT/BDAC mixed micelle is strongly adsorbed on the gold surface and is disoriented to a cylinder-like shape.

Keywords

AOT/BDAC micelles Gold surfaces Molecular dynamics 

Notes

Acknowledgments

Sincere thanks to Dr. Hrachya Astsatryan for providing us with the access to the computational resources.

Funding information

The research has been co-funded (A.H.Poghosyan) by the European Commission under the H2020 Research Infrastructures contract no. 675121 (project VI-SEEM).

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.International Scientific-Educational Center of National Academy of SciencesYerevanArmenia
  2. 2.Institut für ChemieUniversität PotsdamPotsdamGermany

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