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ion-exchange polymer

Also contains definition of: ion-exchange membrane

Polymer that is able to exchange ions (cations or anions) with ionic components in solution.
  1. See also: ion exchange.
  2. An ion-exchange polymer in ionized form may also be referred to as a polyanion or a polycation.
  3. Synthetic ion-exchange organic polymers are often network polyelectrolytes.
  4. A membrane having ion-exchange groups is called an ion-exchange membrane.
  5. Use of the term 'ion-exchange resin' for 'ion-exchange polymer' is strongly discouraged.
PAC, 2004, 76, 889 (Definitions of terms relating to reactions of polymers and to functional polymeric materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2003)) on page 895
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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: (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8.
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