The size of particle aggregates produced by flocculation with PNIPAM, as a function of temperature
Elizaveta Burdukova, Naoyuki Ishida, Timothy Shaddick, George V Franks
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science | ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE | Published : 2011
Awarded by Freeport-McMoran through the Australian Minerals Science Research Institute (AMSRI)
Awarded by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
The authors acknowledge the financial support from the Australian Research Council, AMIRA International, BHP/Billiton, Rio Tinto, Orica, Anglo Platinum, Xstrata, Areva NC and Freeport-McMoran through the Australian Minerals Science Research Institute (AMSRI) (LP0667828), as well as support from the Core-to-Core Program promoted by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (Project No. 18004). The authors would also like to acknowledge the contribution of Dr. J.P. O'Shea, who synthesised the polymer used in this study, as well as Dr. N. Fukuda and Mr. J. Manaka, for their technical assistance with the AFM force measurements.