mobile phase

in chromatography
A fluid which percolates through or along the stationary bed, in a definite direction. It may be a liquid (@[email protected]) or a gas (@[email protected]) or a @[email protected] (@[email protected]). In gas @[email protected] the expression @[email protected] may be used for the mobile phase. In @[email protected] the expression '@[email protected]' is also used for the mobile phase.
Orange Book, 2nd ed., p. 97 [Terms] [Book]
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167. (Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)) on page 2202 [Terms] [Paper]
PAC, 1993, 65, 819. (Nomenclature for chromatography (IUPAC Recommendations 1993)) on page 824 [Terms] [Paper]