surface excess enthalpy
Defined by: \[H^{\sigma }=U^{\sigma }- \gamma \ A_{\text{s}}\] where U σ is the surface excess energy, γ is the surface tension, and As is the area relative to a Gibbs surface.
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 599 (