Chapter 9. Adsorption

  1. Hans-Jürgen Butt,
  2. Karlheinz Graf and
  3. Michael Kappl

Published Online: 25 AUG 2004

DOI: 10.1002/3527602313.ch9

Physics and Chemistry of Interfaces

Physics and Chemistry of Interfaces

How to Cite

Butt, H.-J., Graf, K. and Kappl, M. (2003) Adsorption, in Physics and Chemistry of Interfaces, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527602313.ch9

Author Information

  1. MPI für Polymerforschung Mainz, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 AUG 2004
  2. Published Print: 26 SEP 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527404131

Online ISBN: 9783527602315

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Keywords:

  • adsorption time;
  • isotherms;
  • thermodynamics;
  • heats;
  • models;
  • on heterogeneous surfaces;
  • potential theory of Polanyi;
  • adsorption from the gas phase;
  • on porous solids;
  • from solution;
  • chemisorption

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

    • Definitions

    • The adsorption time

    • Classification of adsorption isotherms

    • Presentation of adsorption isotherms

  • Thermodynamics of adsorption

    • Heats of adsorption

    • Differential quantities of adsorption and experimental results

  • Adsorption models

    • The Langmuir adsorption isotherm

    • The Langmuir constant and the Gibb';s energy of adsorption

    • Langmuir adsorption with lateral interactions

    • The BET adsorption isotherm

    • Adsorption on heterogeneous surfaces

    • The potential theory of Polanyi

  • Experimental aspects of adsorption from the gas phase

    • Measurement of adsorption isotherms

    • Procedures to measure the specific surface area

    • Adsorption on porous solids – hysteresis

    • Special aspects of chemisorption

  • Adsorption from solution

  • Summary

  • Exercises