1. Potential and Charge of a Hard Particle

  1. Hiroyuki Ohshima

Published Online: 22 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470630631.ch1

Biophysical Chemistry of Biointerfaces

Biophysical Chemistry of Biointerfaces

How to Cite

Ohshima, H. (2010) Potential and Charge of a Hard Particle, in Biophysical Chemistry of Biointerfaces, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470630631.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 6 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470169353

Online ISBN: 9780470630631



  • potential and charge at interfaces - fundamental role in interfacial electric phenomena;
  • potential and charge of hard particles;
  • asymptotic behavior of potential and effective surface potential


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Poisson-Boltzmann Equation

  • Plate

  • Sphere

  • Cylinder

  • Asymptotic Behavior of Potential and Effective Surface Potential

  • Nearly Spherical Particle

  • References