Impact of Surface Hydrophobicity and Salinity on the Adsorption of Humic Acids

03 May 2019, Version 1
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The adsorption of humic acids on thiol-functionalized gold surfaces with varying hydrophobicity under different solution conditions, was investigated by quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation (QCM-D) and contact angle measurements.


Humic acids
Soil organic matter
Humic substances
adsorption isotherm
Hydrophobic interaction


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