J. Phys. II France
Volume 5, Number 10, October 1995
Page(s) 1457 - 1468
DOI: 10.1051/jp2:1995101
J. Phys. II France 5 (1995) 1457-1468

Aggregation of Amphiphiles in Ternary Mixtures

T.B. Liverpool and A.T. Bernardes

Institut für Theoretische Physik, Universität zu Köln, 50923, Köln, Germany

(Received 26 June 1995, received in final form 29 June 1995, accepted 7 July 1995)

We present an improved version of an earlier Larson-type model of amphiphiles. Detailed descriptions of the algorithms are given and some situations where care must be taken are pointed out. We use the model to calculate the condensation transition temperature of amphiphiles in a ternary mixture. The concentration percolation threshold and percolation critical exponent of amphiphile clusters at the oil-water interface are also calculated.

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