Entrapment–D-(+)-Glucose Water Nanodroplet: Synthesis and Dynamic Light Scattering

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Department of Physics, University of Zabol, Zabol, Iran

2 Department of Physics, University of Kashan, Kashan, Iran Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, University of Kashan, Kashan, Iran


In the present research, the D-(+)-Glucose–confined water nanodroplets with mean size in the range of 6-11 nm were synthesized at D-(+)-Glucose different concentrations by AOT reverse micelles (RMs) method as a function of mass fraction of droplet (MFD) at the constant water-to-surfactant molar ratio ( W=40). The dynamic light scattering of the nano-sized water droplets containing the D-(+)-Glucose monosaccharide showed that interaction between the nanometer-sized AOT droplets changed from attractive to repulsive as the hydrophilic D-(+)-Glucose concentration increased as a function of MFD. The hydrodynamic diameter of water droplets increased as concentration of D-(+)-Glucose monosaccharide decreased in the water-in-oil AOT microemulsion.


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