sticking coefficient


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sticking coefficient

[′stik·iŋ ‚kō·i‚fish·ənt]
(physical chemistry)
The fraction of all atoms incident on a surface that are adsorbed on the surface.
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This analysis revealed the fact that despite of its least sticking coefficient of about 5%, Zn content having numerous quantity is present within the mixture.
Despite of having very least sticking coefficient of about 5%, Zinc was deposited in large amount without the utilization of any adhesive materials during the process of powder mixing.
i] is the sticking coefficient for gas species i and R is the universal gas constant in (g*[m.
2] + 2 * # the first and second value indicate sticking coefficient on Pt(111) and Ir(111), respectively.
This brings us to the concept of sticking coefficient.
The term sticking coefficient is used to describe the probability of an impacting molecule sticking, or adsorbing, on a surface.
As further monolayers form, the sticking coefficient becomes even lower as the nature of the surface changes and the subsequent bonds become weaker.
Across most of the drydown zone, the sticking coefficient will be about 0.
Although a molecule's journey will be just as long, the sticking coefficient will drop and the desorbed molecule's time in the chamber will be greatly decreased.