electrokinetics


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e·lec·tro·kin·et·ics

 (ĭ-lĕk′trō-kə-nĕt′ĭks, -kī-)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The electrodynamics of heating effects and current distribution in electric networks.

electrokinetics

(ɪˌlɛktrəʊkɪˈnɛtɪks; -kaɪ-)
n
(General Physics) (functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with the motion of charged particles

e•lec•tro•ki•net•ics

(ɪˌlɛk troʊ kɪˈnɛt ɪks, -kaɪ-)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of physics that deals with electricity in motion.
[1880–85]
e•lec`tro•ki•net′ic, adj.
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On the first hand the realization of new kind of fluidic devices allowing the study of fluid and ion transport at the nanoscale: these new experimental devices will be obtained by using nanostructures like building blocks as already shown by realising a fluidics set-up based on transmembrane nanotubes; in parallel a dedicated plateform for the characterization of fluid transport will be developed based on electrokinetics and optical detection set-ups.
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Newcastle-based Electrokinetic said it had received interest from mining companies in Africa, Australia and Canada, who were keen to draw on the firm's expertise in the area of electrokinetics geosynthetics technology.