Hydrophobic hydration

Vassili V. Yaminsky, Erwin A. Vogler

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The problem of hydrophobic hydration is at the boundary line between solution chemistry and surface thermodynamics, with focus on water structure and applications to biological self-assembly. In this retrospective, we trace the origins and evolution of the idea, analyze basic definitions, outline directions of research and consider current trends.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)342-349
Number of pages8
JournalCurrent Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry


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