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Gibbs Donnan equilibrium

Synonyms

Gibbs-Donnan effect, Donnan’s effect, Donnan’s Equilibrium, Donnan’s law.

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Condition in which an equilibrium is established between two solutions separated by a semi-permeable membrane.

Description

Condition in which an equilibrium is established between two solutions separated by a semi-permeable membrane so that the sum of the anions and cations on one side is equal to that on the other side. 
 

Bibliography



W. E. Garner, in Proceedings of the Chemical Society, 1957; 362-366

C. F. Goodeve, in Nature, 1957, 179: 235-236.

Fredrick George Donnan:
• The Theory of Membrane Equilibrium in the Presence of a Non-dialyzable Electrolyte.
   Zeitschrift for Electrothermie, 1911, 17: 472–581.

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