Here is a brief discussion on the chapter 5 Surface Chemistry. Adsorption is surface phenomena, and therefore the molecules, atoms or ions accumulate at the surface. During this exothermic process, a film is created. This film is called adsorbent. There are two types of adsorption:
- Reversible adsorption
- Irreversible adsorption
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