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What does CMC stand for?

CMC stands for Critical Micelle Concentration (amphiphilic components)

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5) The preferred polymers interact with the surfactant and effectively shift the critical micelle concentration (CMC) to higher concentrations, while lowering the critical aggregation concentration; the latter being the concentration at which the surfactant selectively interacts with the polymer rather than adsorbing at the liquid surface (Figure 1).
For surface chemistry, dynamic contact angle, surface tension and critical micelle concentration systems are highlighted.
Among the topics covered in the book are: "Techniques for studying block copolymers," "Dynamic processes in block copolymer melts," "The critical micelle concentration," "Adsorption from block copolymer solutions," "Gelation in block copolymer solutions," "Structure formation in semicrystalline diblocks," "Crystallization kinetics in semicrystalline block copolymers," and "Theories for binary block copolymer/homopolymer blends.