Visualization of Soil Colloids by X-Ray Microscopy

  • Jürgen Niemeyer
  • Jürgen Thieme
  • Galina Machulla


X-ray microscopy allows the direct visualization of soil colloids in water. This method is very well suited for the investigation of aggregation processes and for the visualization of inner-aggregate pore systems.


Cationic Surfactant Clay Particle Montmorillonite Clay Soil Colloid Clay Dispersion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jürgen Niemeyer
    • 1
  • Jürgen Thieme
    • 2
  • Galina Machulla
    • 3
  1. 1.FB VI Soil Science/Soil ChemistryUniversity of TrierTrierGermany
  2. 2.Institute for X-ray PhysicsUniversity of GoettingenGoettingenGermany
  3. 3.Institute of Soil Science and Plant NutritionUniversity of HalleHalle/SaaleGermany

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