specific adsorption

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Ions become specifically adsorbed when short-range interactions between them and the @[email protected] become important. They are believed then to penetrate into the inner layer and may (but not necessarily) come into contact with the surface. They are usually assumed to form a partial or complete @[email protected]
See:
interphase
,
non-specific adsorption
Source:
PAC, 1986, 58, 437. (Interphases in systems of conducting phases (Recommendations 1985)) on page 448 [Terms] [Paper]