Definition of surface chemistry in English:

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surface chemistry


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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Syllabification: sur·face chem·is·try

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