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Stability of Suspensions and Emulsions
  What is the effect of the charge per ion on dispersion stability?
  What molecular weight polymer is necessary to provide steric stabilization?
  How do I make margarine more temperature stable?
  What are good surfactants for nano titania and tin oxide?
  Which are the best suspending agents? 
  How do I create Hydrocarbon foams?

•What kind of rheometer can be used to measure the yield point in flocculated dispersions?  

•How do I measure the stability of emulsions or dispersions with salt?

•What technique do you recommend for measuring zeta potential?

  Is high shear sufficient to deflocculate nanoparticles?
  What size-reduction equipment is used for aggregated nanoparticles?


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