What is adsorption?

Adsorption is the process by which gas molecules or small particles in solution are attracted by, and attached to, the surface of another substance.

Adsorption is the adhesion of atoms, ions or molecules from a gas, liquid or dissolved solid to a surface. This process creates a film of the adsorbate on the surface of the adsorbent. This process differs from absorption, in which a fluid is…

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