procedure used in liquid chromatography
in which the mobile phase is significantly more polar then the stationary phase,
e.g. a microporous silica-based material with chemically bonded alkyl chains. The
term 'reverse phase
' is an incorrect expression to be avoided.
PAC, 1993, 65, 819
(Nomenclature for chromatography (IUPAC Recommendations 1993))
on page 826