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zeta potential

Syllabification: ze·ta po·ten·tial

Definition of zeta potential in English:

noun

Chemistry
The potential difference existing between the surface of a solid particle immersed in a conducting liquid (e.g., water) and the bulk of the liquid.
Example sentences
  • The zeta potential was calculated automatically from the measured electrophoretic mobility by using Smoluchowsk equation.
  • A corrosion inhibitor is preferably added to the ink composition to adjust the zeta potential.

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