charge transfer

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charge transfer

[′chärj ‚tranz·fər]
(physical chemistry)
The process in which an ion takes an electron from a neutral atom, with a resultant transfer of charge.
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These absorption results indicate that the MPDMAPP interacts with PVA + PVP matrix via intermolecular hydrogen bonding and hydrophobic interaction and forms the charge transfer complex or charge cluster groups.
Ferrocene is known to readily form charge transfer complexes (CTCs) with alkyl halides, as evidenced by the appearance of a feature indicative of a charge transfer complex at ~310 nm; subsequently, upon irradiation, the complex dissociates into the ferrocenium ion, chloride ion, and alkyl radical (Fig.
Once initiated, polymerization propagates through both a charge transfer complex and free monomers, and both mechanisms can be operating at the same time (2).