Definition of free energy in English:

free energy

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[mass noun] Physics
  • A thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a system to do work. See also Gibbs free energy.
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    • The origin of the cell voltage is then the difference in free energy between Li + ions in the crystal structures of the two electrode materials.
    • Therefore, a thermodynamic analysis of denaturation free energy change can be used.
    • Thus the calculated electrostatic free energy corresponds to the work required to push the test ion into the channel.

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