While it is the purpose of this chapter to inform the reader of recent technology related to coacervation-phase separation, it should be pointed out that there are a number of reviews on coacervation-phase separation in both journals and textbooks. Most textbooks with a title containing the word microencapsulation or controlled release include a chapter or two on coacervation and/or phase separation, and usually other chapters dealing with topics such as different methods of preparing microcapsules and various applications. Journal reviews specifically related to coacervation-phase separation include those of Arshady (1990a,b), Madan (1978), Watts etal. (1990), Tice and Gilley (1985), Van Oss (1988-89). Journal reviews which include some discussion of coacervation-phase separation include those of Jalil and Nixon (1990a), Thies (1975, 1982), Luzzi (1970), Nixon
(1985). Complete chapters on coacervation-phase separation in textbooks are: Kondo (1979a), Bakan (1980), Calanchi and Maccari (1980), Gutcho (1979), Deasy (1984a,b), Donbrow (1992), Fong (1988), Flory (1953), Veis (1970a), Nixon and Harris (1986), Wong and Nixon (1986). Finally, textbooks which include some discussion of coacervation-phase separation have sections prepared by Sparks (1984), Speiser (1976), Luzzi (1976), Hui etal. (1987), Kato (1983), Oppenheim (1986), Benoit and Puisieux (1986), Bakan
(1986), and Luzzi and Palmieri (1984).
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