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Importance of proton transfer in contact charging
Author(s): Daphne Wollmann; Arthur F. Diaz
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Paper Abstract

The transfer of protons in contact-charging experiments is an example of an ion transfer mechanism and is suggested by the availability and mobility of the H+ ion. In contact charging experiments using metal beads and a resin containing an acidic additive, the author found that the metal beads develop a positive charge, and analysis of the bead surface with a proton-specific dye indicates an increased proton content. These results provide confirmation for proton transfer in contact charging as is often suggested.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1458, Printing Technologies for Images, Gray Scale, and Color, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.46352
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Daphne Wollmann, IBM/Almaden Research Ctr. (United States)
Arthur F. Diaz, IBM/Almaden Research Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1458:
Printing Technologies for Images, Gray Scale, and Color
Derek B. Dove; Takao Abe; Joachim L. Heinzl, Editor(s)

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