Patchy colloidosomes at interfaces: correlation of particle surface heterogeneity, wettability, and chemical activity at the nanoscale [ 2012 - 2014 ]

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Researchers Prof Dayang Wang; Dr Catherine Patricia Whitby; Prof Luis M Liz-Marzan; A/Prof David Allan Beattie; Dr Craig Ian Priest; Prof William Menelaos Skinner; Prof Xinhe Bao

Brief description The surfaces of natural mineral particles are made up of spots with such different chemical and physical properties. The complexity makes it hard to predict their behaviour. This project will provide insights into how the 'patchy' nature of particle surfaces affects their behaviour in processes such as flotation separation and bio-fuel production.

Funding Amount $300,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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