Ions that are constituents of the surface or which have a particularly high affinity for the surface or surface sites.
Source: PAC, 1991, 63, 895. (Nomenclature, symbols, definitions and measurements for electrified interfaces in aqueous dispersions of solids (Recommendations 1991)) on page 899 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'surface 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.S06180 RISBibTexEndNote