Advances in Condensed Matter Physics / 2015 / Article / Fig 3

Review Article

Importance of Molecular Interactions in Colloidal Dispersions

Figure 3

The competition between the electrostatic repulsion, , and the van der Waals attraction, , leads to the so-called DLVO interaction (solid line), which develops a repulsive barrier of height at the position . Adapted from [3].

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