Search for dissertations about: "nonylphenol ethoxylates"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words nonylphenol ethoxylates.

  1. 1. Biodegradation of the Recalcitrant Endocrine Disruptor Nonylphenol

    University dissertation from Biotechnology, Lund University

    Author : Ana Soares; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; biofilm bioreactors; Miljöteknik; pollution control; Environmental technology; Teknik; Technological sciences; white-rot fungi; nonylphenol ethoxylates; endocrine-disrupting activity; contaminated soil; cold-adapted organisms; kontroll av utsläpp; Biotechnology; Bioteknik; biodegradation;

    Abstract : Currently, over 100 high-volume chemicals have been classified as endocrine disrupters. One of these is nonylphenol, which was used as the model compound in this study. This substance originates mainly from the degradation of non-ionic surfactants (nonylphenol ethoxylates) which are widely used in industrial and domestic applications. READ MORE

  2. 2. Properties of stabilizers in colloidal dispersions

    University dissertation from Biotechnology, Lund University

    Author : Catherine Boissier; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; surfactants; conformation; polymers; NMR relaxometry; exchange dynamics; residence times; adsorption; polymer-surfactant interaction; NMR diffusometry;

    Abstract : Surfactants and polymers are frequently used as stabilizers in colloidal dispersions. Depending on their solubility and the interactions in their local environment, their tendency to remain adsorbed on a surface will differ. READ MORE