The pseudo ternary phase diagrams of the four-component system glycerol, sodium dodecyl sulfate, hexanol and decane with the weight ratio of hexanol to decane equal to 100/0, 90/10, 75/25, 50/50, and 25/75 were determined at 30°C. The systems gave only isotropic solutions and no liquid crystalline phases. The nonaqueous regions corresponding to the W/O microemulsion region in aqueous systems suggested critical behavior as demonstrated by the convergence of tie lines and by light scattering intensity which gave a pronounced maximum at the point of converging tie lines. This maximum was transferred to higher glycerol/hexanol ratios with added surfactant and to smaller ratios with added decane. Viscosity measurements were made for the solutions on the demixing line. There were no anomalous viscosity values around the points of converging tie lines. © 1987.
S. Friberg and Y. C. Liang, "Critical Phenomena In Nonaqueous Microemulsions," Colloids and Surfaces, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 325 - 336, Elsevier, Jan 1987.
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