electrophoretic effect

electrophoretic effect

[i¦lek·trō·fə′red·ik i′fekt]
(physical chemistry)
Retarding effect on the characteristic motion of an ion in an electrolytic solution subjected to a potential gradient, which results from motion in the opposite direction by the ion atmosphere.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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According to this assumption, the EDL effects are very small and insignificant, and, therefore, the electrophoretic effects may be also unimportant.