electrostatic attraction


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electrostatic attraction

[i‚lek·trə′stad·ik ə′trak·shən]
(electricity)
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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.
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.
The adsorption phenomenon of Cr (VI) to the selected biosorbents can be attributed to various mechanisms such as electrostatic attraction and repulsion, chemical interactions and ion exchange responsible for adsorption of Cr (VI) acid chromium (HCr[O.
3] was adsorbed through electrostatic attraction by the soils, and the proportion of [DELTA] desorption in [DELTA] adsorption in Table 2 roughly represented the relative contribution of electrostatic adsorption to the total increment of Zn(II) adsorption due to the presence of arsenate.
Since the magnetic particles have a positive charge and DNA has an overall negative charge, "the wires self-assemble in the solution via the electrostatic attraction between the DNA and the particles," says Joseph Kinsella, a Purdue graduate student and member of the research team.
Powder coatings are applied to metal surfaces using electrostatic attraction of the paint particles to the metal surface.
Other possible explanations for the 'muddy' soil include electrostatic attraction between the dust grains, ice melting on contact with the airbag, or a tiny amount of moisture released from the airbag.
In turn, that outsurge of negative particles pulled along, by electrostatic attraction, the positively charged ionized atoms that had been created by the cascade of electron liberation.
Electrostatic attraction can be employed to assemble nanoscale superlattices of polyelectrolytes through layer-by-layer self-assembly.
Electrostatic attraction is one phenomenon that has been widely exploited for actuation at the micro level.
A gecko uses two million of the microscopic hairs to perform such feats as scurrying up walls and across ceilings without suction, glue, friction, electrostatic attraction or Velcrolike interlock with the surface.

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