ionic charge

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Noun1.ionic charge - the charge on an ion is equal to a constant charge e multiplied by an integer from 1 to 15
constant - a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context; "the velocity of light is a constant"
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where [[gamma].sup.k] indicates the activity coefficient; [m.sub.k] is the molality; [A.sub.[gamma]], [B.sub.[gamma]], and [??] are temperature-dependent coefficients; I indicates the ionic strength; [[??].sub.k] is the ion size parameter; and [z.sub.k] represents the ionic charge.
Instead of altering the dye bath, VaraBlue treats its yarns with a positive ionic charge to significantly increase its affinity for negatively charged dyes.
The slight redistribution of ionic charge resulting from the magnetic force acting on the mobile ions in the intracellular space was introduced as the origin of a Hall electric field in a direction perpendicular to action potential transmission along the axon.
The ionic charge also depends directly on the effective number of free electrons in the valence band.
The increase in ionic conductivity of electrolyte with increasing salt concentration is due to increasing ionic mobility and concentration of ionic charge carriers with increasing salt content.
Alexe-Ionescu, "Role of the diffuse layer of the ionic charge on the impedance spectroscopy of a cell of liquid," Liquid Crystals, vol.
At very high temperatures, ionic charge migration can occur, which is often observed as the so-called space charge peaks.
Most of them are quite similar in ionic radius and ionic charge to [U.sup.+4] and, according to Goldschmidt's Rule, will likely remain locked in the crystalline U[O.sub.2].
They claim to change the ionic charge on the minerals so that they remain in solution.
The active ingredient must have an ionic charge, yet ideally, the remaining components should not have an ionic charge lest they compete with the active ingredient.