Definition of surface chemistry in English:

surface chemistry

Line breaks: sur|face chem|is¦try

noun

[mass noun]
  • The branch of chemistry concerned with the processes occurring at interfaces between phases, especially that between liquid and gas.
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    • Our technical approach combines proprietary advances in synthetic chemistry, surface chemistry, molecular biology, enzymology, array technology and optics.
    • In 1932, Langmuir received the Nobel Prize for his work in surface chemistry.
    • Queen Mary & Westfield College chemist Roger Nix has put together a web-based reader in surface chemistry for students around the world.

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