monolayer capacity

monolayer capacity

[′män·ə‚lā·ər kə‚pas·əd·ē]
(chemistry)
In chemisorption, the amount of adsorbate required to occupy all adsorption sites on the solid surface.
In physisorption, the amount of material required to cover the solid surface with a complete monolayer of the adsorbate in a close-packed array.
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Ce (mg/L) is equilibrium concentration of dye solution, qe (mg/g) is amount of dye sorbed at equilibrium, qmax (mg/g) is monolayer capacity of adsorbent, KL is Langmuir adsorption constant.
Where qmax is the monolayer capacity of the adsorbent (mgg-1) and b is the Langmuir equilibrium constant (Lmg-1).
The isotherm correlation coefficient ([R.sup.2]) of Langmuir was 0.98 indicating a physical type of biosorption with monolayer capacity of 0.29 mg/g.
Until recently, the company had only monolayer capacity generated by three old extruders; it bought multi-layer film from other processors when the need arose.
The 2 levels were an initial metal concentration corresponding to the monolayer capacity, expressed as isotherm's Point B deduced from the individual sorption isotherms, and an initial metal concentration of zero.
where [K.sub.D] is the linear distribution coefficient (L/kg), [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] denotes the Langmuir monolayer capacity (mmol/kg), [B.sub.L] represents the Langmuir bonding term related to interaction energies (L/mmol), [K.sub.F] is the Freundlich distribution coefficient related to the total sorption capacity of the soil (L/kg) (Elkhatib et al.