(in an ion exchanger) The mobile exchangeable ions.
Source: PAC, 1993, 65, 819. (Nomenclature for chromatography (IUPAC Recommendations 1993)) on page 854 [Terms] [Paper]
(in colloid chemistry) Ions of low @R05271@, with a charge opposite to that of the @C01172@ ion.
Source: PAC, 1972, 31, 577. (Manual of Symbols and Terminology for Physicochemical Quantities and Units, Appendix II: Definitions, Terminology and Symbols in Colloid and Surface Chemistry) on page 607 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'counter-ions' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.C01371 RISBibTexEndNote