electron transfer


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electron transfer

[i′lek‚trän ′trans·fər]
(physics)
The passage of an electron from one constituent of a system to another.
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However, this process has slow electron transfer kinetics at the surface of normal electrodes.
We will apply our new capabilities to one of the most important problems in structural biology, which is to elucidate the dynamics of light reactions, electron transfer and protein structure in photosynthesis.
Galvanic corrosion, also known as dissimilar metal corrosion, can occur when two dissimilar conductive materials can come into contact in the presence of an electrolyte (such as water) and a pathway for electron transfer is created.
In fact, the role of silver nanoparticles was the facilitation of electron transfer between the elements of biosensor, and as a result, increasing its accuracy and respond speed.
Like proton gradients, electron transfer processes occur regularly in mitochondria.
To win this award, and to win it in Philadelphia for electron transfer is a total treat for me," said Dutton.
The first volume, Current Developments, reviews the present status of research on quasiparticle dynamics, collective excitation, heterogeneous electron transfer, photoinduced modification of materials and applications of novel techniques to study the dynamics of solids and interfaces.
Researchers examined used-car batteries and discovered that, over time, lithium accumulates beyond the battery electrodes in the "current collector," a sheet of copper that facilitates electron transfer between the electrodes and the car's electrical system.
The researchers did this to obtain more rapid electron transfer through the surface layer of the modified electrode.
Hush from the University of Sydney, Australia rewarded for his outstanding contributions to electron transfer processes
Compared to the conventional semiconductor materials of silicon (Si) and gallium arsenide (GaAs), GaN features a high electron transfer rate and relative resistance to the breakdown caused by voltage.

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