Thermophoresis of microemulsion droplets: Size dependence of the Soret effect

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Thermophoresis of microemulsion droplets : Size dependence of the Soret effect. / Vigolo, Daniele; Brambilla, Giovanni; Piazza, Roberto.

In: Physical Review E (Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics), Vol. 75, No. 4, 040401, 02.04.2007.

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title = "Thermophoresis of microemulsion droplets: Size dependence of the Soret effect",
abstract = "Thermophoresis, akin to thermal diffusion in simple fluid mixtures, consists of particle drift induced by a temperature gradient. Notwithstanding its practical interest, the dependence of thermophoretic effects on particle size R is still theoretically and experimentally debated. By performing measurements of water-in-oil microemulsion droplets with tunable size, we show that the thermal diffusion coefficient, at least for a suspension of small particles in a nonpolar solvent, does not appreciably depend on R.",
author = "Daniele Vigolo and Giovanni Brambilla and Roberto Piazza",
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