heterolytic dissociative adsorption

Relates in the usual sense to the formal nature of the cleavage of a single bond. If in the bond of the @A00166@ A:B, A or B retains the electron pair, the @A00155@ is heterolytic dissociative adsorption.
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 76 [Terms] [Paper]