American Journal of Physical Chemistry

Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2020

  • Micellization and Interaction of Cationic Surfactants with Different Hydrophobic Group in Polar Organic Solvent

    Osundiya Medinat Olubunmi, Olowu Rasaq Adewale, Olaseni Segun Esan, Aboluwoye Christopher Olumuyiwa

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 86-92
    Received: Sep. 07, 2020
    Accepted: Sep. 24, 2020
    Published: Oct. 14, 2020
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    Abstract: Surfactants are amphiphilic compounds that are widely used in various technological fields and biological systems. In many of these applications, mixtures of amphiphiles in organic solvents are employed for better performance The work aims at establishing the extent of ideality or otherwise in the mixed micelles of n-alkyl trimethylammonium bromide... Show More
  • A Theoretical Study of the Solid Solution Phases of LixFePO4

    Jun Yu, Shaorui Sun

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 93-100
    Received: Nov. 02, 2020
    Accepted: Nov. 16, 2020
    Published: Nov. 24, 2020
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    Abstract: For the next generation Li-battery anode materials LiFePO4, the forming of the solid solution phase LixFePO4 and the related charge/discharge mechanism are the high light topics recently. In the paper, ab-initio calculation was applied to study the formation and electronic structure of the solid solution of LixFePO4, and a Charge/Discharge model of... Show More
  • Gaussian M-062x/6-31+g (d,p) Calculation of Standard Enthalpy, Entropy and Heat Capacity of Some Fluorinated Alcohol’s and Its Radicals at Different Temperatures

    Hebah Abdel-Wahab, Joseph Bozzelli

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 4, December 2020
    Pages: 101-111
    Received: Oct. 20, 2020
    Accepted: Dec. 08, 2020
    Published: Dec. 28, 2020
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    Abstract: Thermochemical properties of fluorinated alcohols are needed for understanding their stability and reactions in the environment and in thermal process. Structures and thermochemical properties of these species were determined by the Gaussian M-062x/6-31+g (d,p) calculation. Contributions of entropy, S°298, and heat capacities, Cp(T) due to vibratio... Show More