countercurrent distribution

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countercurrent distribution

[′kau̇nt·ər‚kər·ənt dis·trə′byü·shən]
(chemical engineering)
A profile of a compound's concentration in different ratios of two immiscible liquids.
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With ASEV's emphasis on the sensory aspects of wine this year, Winterhalter is an apt choice to present the Honorary Research Lecture, entitled Application of Countercurrent Chromatography in Wine Research and Wine Analysis.
A few examples of specific topics include solubility studies of uranium(IV) by laser- induced breakdown detection, structure and stability of peroxo complexes of uranium and plutonium in carbonate solution, thermochromatographic adsorption studies of curium and berkelium, properties of minor actinide compounds relevant to nuclear fuel technology, separation of uranium and plutonium by the method of countercurrent chromatography, and tuning the superconducting behavior of the PuTGa5 compounds.
Recently, I examined it with countercurrent chromatography [CCC] and solved the problem nicely.
The three reviews provide forward-think analyses of the advances in some of the most difficult problems in chromatography, including countercurrent chromatography for protein separations, column switching sample preparation and aqueous normal-phase chromatography with silica hydride stationary phases.