A method by which the distribution of the concentration of the solute or dispersed component in a dilute solution
or dispersion along the centrifuge cell is measured at sedimentation equilibrium
and the results are interpreted in terms of molar masses or their distribution, or both.
IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: http://goldbook.iupac.org (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8. doi:10.1351/goldbook