abstraction process
in catalysis
In abstraction and extraction processes, an adsorptive or adsorbate species extracts an adsorbed atom or a lattice atom respectively. Abstraction process:
Extraction process:
PAC, 1976, 46, 71 (Manual of Symbols and Terminology for Physicochemical Quantities and Units - Appendix II. Definitions, Terminology and Symbols in Colloid and Surface Chemistry. Part II: Heterogeneous Catalysis) on page 85