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  • n. A stable emulsion that is clear because the individual droplets of the dispersed phase are less than 100 nanometers in diameter.

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  • In a paper published in the December Chaos, researchers at the University of Li├Ęge in Belgium call this microemulsion of oil and water the mayonnaise droplet.

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  • In laboratory tests using cadmium and zinc nanoparticles, they demonstrate how the oil and water in the microemulsion separated into two layers when heated.

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  • Professor Julian Eastoe at the University of Bristol, and colleagues, report the development of a special type of microemulsion that may make it easier for manufacturers to recover, recycle, and reuse nanoparticles.

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  • Professor Julian Eastoe at the University of Bristol, and colleagues, report the development of a special type of microemulsion - a mixture of oil and water (mayonnaise is an edible emulsion) - that may make it easier for manufacturers to recover, recycle, and reuse nanoparticles.

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  • Here, we present a new technique for the rapid preparation of porous coordination polymer nanocrystals that combines non-aqueous inverse microemulsion with ultrasonication.

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  • The researchers said they developed a special type of microemulsion -- a mixture of oil and water -- that might solve the problem.

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  • Eastoe and colleagues describe the development of a special type of microemulsion -- a mixture of oil and water (mayonnaise is an edible emulsion) -- that may solve this problem.

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  • In laboratory tests using cadmium and zinc nanoparticles, they showed how the oil and water in the microemulsion separated into two layers when heated.

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  • Eastoe and colleagues describe the development of a special type of microemulsion - a mixture of oil and water (mayonnaise is an edible emulsion) - that may solve this problem.

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  • Results showed that the triacylglycerols were present as emulsion droplets with an average diameter of 900 nanometres, while triacetin was present as microemulsion droplets with an average diameter of 10 nanometres, said the researchers.

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