surface chemistry

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Noun1.surface chemistry - the branch of chemistry that studies processes occurring at interfaces between phases (especially those between liquid and gas)
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
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Haydale has since optimised its HDPlas plasma technology and "substantially increased the surface chemistry present", meaning it can offer a competitor to graphene oxide.
AkzoNobel said it completed its 4.8 million [euro] expansion project at its Surface Chemistry facility in Boxing, China, significantly increasing the company's regional product portfolio and reconfirming its commitment to the Asian market.
Krister Solmberg professor of surface chemistry at Chalmers University of Technology, will lead a workshop on biobased surfactants.
"We have used our surface chemistry expertise to develop the first solution of its type that can be completely cured using only UV light after a drying step.
Surface Chemistry and Geochemistry of Hydraulic Fracturing
PEEL employs robust, water-based and self-optimizing surface chemistry to fabricate ultrathin films up to 100 square centimeters or more in area.
Thin and almost non-existent (compared to Earth) as the atmosphere surrounding Mars is, NASA's Curiosity rover has found evidence that shows the red planet's surface chemistry "contributed dynamically to the makeup of its atmosphere over time." The findings were based on the analysis of gases xenon and krypton in Mars' atmosphere.
According to the Sundberg, searching for the chemical and physical mechanisms that determine the final properties of the latex has involved the application of organic and physical chemistry, surface chemistry, reaction kinetics, thermodynamics, molecular diffusion, and engineering.
"Surface chemistry, particularly that which takes place at the gas-solid interface with islands of water, proceeds by different mechanisms and different pathways than bulk phase beaker chemistry."
X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy analyses the surface chemistry of a material in natural state or after treatments such as exposure to heat or ultra-violet radiation for detailed and better analysis.