Light Scattering from Micellar Solutions—Proposal for a Light Scattering Standard

  • Mario Corti
  • Claudio Minero
  • Vittorio Degiorgio
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 59)


We describe in this paper light-scattering measurements performed on micellar solutions. The emphasis is put here on the experimental problems whereas a detailed account of the physico-chemical information which can be extracted from the data is presented elsewhere. In particular, we discuss a simple and accurate absolute calibration method of the light-scattering apparatus. Such a method is based upon turbidity measurements near the critical consolution point of a nonionic amphiphile solution.


Micellar Solution Concentration Fluctuation Translational Diffusion Coefficient Light Scattering Study Intensity Correlation Function 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Corti
    • 1
  • Claudio Minero
    • 1
  • Vittorio Degiorgio
    • 2
  1. 1.CISE S.p.AMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Istituto di Fisica ApplicataUniversità di PaviaPaviaItaly

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