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Application of forward-angle light scattering to measured flocculation point of asphaltenes and evaluation of flocks dimensions
Author(s): Hector M. Gutierrez; Alberto Fernandez; Sonia Goncalves Abreu; Jimmy A. Castillo; Jannett Hung
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Paper Abstract

In this work we present an application of the forward-angle light scattering (FAST) for the flocculation point determination in asphaltene-toluene solutions. This technique allows to obtain an accurate and precise flocculation point determination compare to those obtained by traditional techniques. Estimations of flock dimensions based in the FAST measurements are presented.

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Date Published: 25 October 1999
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3784, Rough Surface Scattering and Contamination, (25 October 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.366721
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Hector M. Gutierrez, Univ. Central de Venezuela (United States)
Alberto Fernandez, Univ. Central de Venezuela (Venezuela)
Sonia Goncalves Abreu, Univ. Central de Venezuela (Venezuela)
Jimmy A. Castillo, Univ. Central de Venezuela (Venezuela)
Jannett Hung, Univ. Central de Venezuela (Venezuela)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3784:
Rough Surface Scattering and Contamination
Zu-Han Gu; Philip T. C. Chen; Zu-Han Gu; Alexei A. Maradudin; Alexei A. Maradudin, Editor(s)

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