Graduation Year

2016

Date of Thesis Acceptance

Spring 5-11-2016

Major Department or Program

Chemistry

Advisor(s)

Allison Calhoun

Abstract

Elemental iodine has several potential uses due to its characteristic absorbance, and several other properties including surface activity, however the behavior of iodine at surface boundaries has not been widely explored. Emulsions are systems of two or more solvents that are insoluble in each other, but have been mechanically dispersed and held in suspension by surfactants and other surface-active compounds. This results in several chemical environments present in emulsions due to the different phases and boundary conditions, each with their own unique chemical makeup. In our research we have investigated the behavior of iodine found in these systems by NMR, UV/Vis, and other techniques, with the goal of discovering where and in what ratios the iodine is present.

Page Count

50

Subject Headings

Spectrophotometry -- Methods-- Ultraviolet, Nuclear magnetic resonance, Emulsions, Iodine, Whitman College 2016 -- Dissertation collection -- Chemistry Department

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http://hdl.handle.net/10349/201608081282

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Public Accessible Thesis

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