SOME SUPPLIMENTAL WEB READINGS

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DEFINITION of diffuse double layer

SIMULATION OF ION MOTIONS in diffuse double layer adjacent to a negative charged surface. You can change surface and solution parameters to view results.

NANOTRIBOLOGY IN ELECTROLYTIC ENVIRONMENTS -- Some practical and theoretical aspects of surface double layers.

Abstract: To get a fundamental knowledge about forces acting at surfaces it is necessary to perform measurements under conditions that are as defined as possible. Measurements in an electrochemical cell provide such a condition with the additional benefit that external parameters like the surface potential or the electrolyte composition can be varied. Selected theoretical and practical aspects of measuring in an electrochemical cell and some examples of adhesion and friction are shown. From the potential dependent adhesion changes the actual surface charge can be calculated.

SINGLE- AND DOUBLE-LAYER POTENTIALS -- For those interested in looking more in depth at double layer theory.

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