Mass accommodation coefficient

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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">The [[probability]] that reversible uptake of a gas-phase species  will occur upon collision of that species with a given surface (liquid or solid).</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">This is often equated with a &ldquo;sticking&rdquo; probability.</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">The [[probability]] that reversible uptake of a gas-phase species  will occur upon collision of that species with a given surface (liquid or solid).</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">This is often equated with a "sticking" probability.</div><br/> </div>
 
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Latest revision as of 16:38, 20 February 2012


[edit] mass accommodation coefficient

The probability that reversible uptake of a gas-phase species will occur upon collision of that species with a given surface (liquid or solid).

This is often equated with a "sticking" probability.

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