electrostatic attraction


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electrostatic attraction

[i‚lek·trə′stad·ik ə′trak·shən]
(electricity)
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It suggests that the electrostatic attraction is stronger for SDS adsorption than for STS adsorption at low salt.
This implies that the negatively charged SML surface can easily attract [Cu.sup.2+] by electrostatic attraction.
The strong electrostatic attraction enable rapid filling of adsorption sites by MB molecules on the surface of MCC, resulting in a very rapid adsorption rate [53], whereby achieving percentage removal of 66%-74% within 0.5 minutes.
However, the ionization of CS amine groups was significantly hindered in slightly alkaline solutions, which decreased the electrostatic attraction between CS molecules and deoxycholic acid sait.
[Ti.sub.0.91] [O.sub.2] nanosheets were adsorbed on the surface of CFA due to the electrostatic attraction and immobilized continually by repeating the LBLA procedure.
The adsorptive phenomenon of Cr (VI) to various biosorbents can be attributed to various mechanisms such as electrostatic attraction and repulsion, chemical interaction and ion exchange which are responsible for adsorption of Cr (VI) on sorbent surfaces.
The researchers showed that the geckos' setae do this by harnessing van der Waals forces- a weak electrostatic attraction which operates only at an intermolecular level.
The electrostatic attraction of aerosol particles to a holding chamber's walls can reduce medication delivery, especially if there is a delay between actuation and inhalation.
Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI), E78-0706: "Guide to Assess and Control Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) and Electrostatic Attraction (ESA) for Equipment," May 2006.
This is evidence that arsenate adsorption increased the surface negative charge and consequently the electrostatic attraction of cation at the solid surface (Xu et al.
By using Exosect's patented Entostat powder formulated with minute quantities of the female Codling Moth pheromone, the male moths that enter the dispensers become contaminated with the Entostat powder via electrostatic attraction.

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