2023-11-01Updated on 2023-11-12

Dispersed System#

Common focus of attention in sciences dealing with colloids, such as the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic sciences.

A dispersion of one physical material in another, resulting in a discrete set of particles disconnected from themselves but connected at all points to a continuous phase.

Examples include:

  • Emulsions (liquid dispersed in liquid)
  • Solid foams (gas dispersed in solid)
  • Suspensions (solid dispersed in liquid)


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