Van Winkle, Quentin Formerly, Department of Chemistry, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Electrically charged layers
- Displacement of charged layers
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Phenomena associated with the movement of charged particles through a continuous medium or with the movement of a continuous medium over a charged surface. The four main electrokinetic phenomena are electrophoresis, electroosmosis, streaming potential, and sedimentation potential, or Dorn effect. These phenomena are related to one another through the zeta potential ζ of the electrical double layer that exists in the neighborhood of the charged surface.
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