Surface chemistry

Surface chemistry (examples)
Common examples of surface chemistry. [3]
In science, surface chemistry is the study, at both the microscopic and macroscopic levels, of how atoms and molecules interact with surfaces, how they behave, and why they react. [1]

Human chemistry
Being that human chemical reactions, i.e. reactions between human molecules, generally occur on a surface, surface chemistry will invariably yield better models of human behavior than models in gas-phase or liquid-phase chemistry. [2]


See also
Surface thermodynamics

References
1. McCase, Elaine M. (2001). Surface Chemistry. USA: Oxford University Press.
2. (a) Thims, Libb. (2007). Human Chemistry (Volume One), (preview). Morrisville, NC: LuLu.
(b) Thims, Libb. (2007). Human Chemistry (Volume Two), (preview). Morrisville, NC: LuLu.
3. Somorjai, Gabor A. and Li, Yimin. (2010). Introduction to Surface Chemistry and Catalysis (§3: Thermodynamics of Surfaces, pgs. 283-334). Wiley.

Further reading
● Ertl, Gerhard. (2009). Reactions at Solid Surfaces. Wiley.

External links

Surface science – Wikipedia.

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