Langmuir trough


Langmuir trough
A device for studying the properties of lipid monolayers at an air/water interface. A moveable barrier connected to a balance allows measurement of surface pressure.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Langmuir trough — /langˈmūr trof/ (mining) noun An apparatus in which a rectangular tank is used to measure surface tension of a liquid ORIGIN: Irving Langmuir (1881–1957), American chemist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Langmuir Trough —  Langmuir Trough  Ванна Ленгмюра   Пленочные весы Ленгмюра …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.

  • Trough — may refer to: * Trough (food), a container for animal feed (syn: manger) * Trough (geology), a long depression less steep than a trench * Trough (meteorology), an elongated region of low atmospheric pressure * Trough (physics), the lowest point… …   Wikipedia

  • Langmuir-Blodgett trough — The Langmuir Blodgett trough is a piece of laboratory equipment used to study the properties of monolayers of amphiphilic molecules. Among other applications, the instrument can compress the monolayer to determine an isotherm, as well as deposit… …   Wikipedia

  • Langmuir–Blodgett film — A Langmuir–Blodgett film contains one or more monolayers of an organic material, deposited from the surface of a liquid onto a solid by immersing (or emersing) the solid substrate into (or from) the liquid. A monolayer is added with each… …   Wikipedia

  • trough — A long, narrow, shallow channel or depression. gingival t. the formation of a crater as a result of destruction of interdental tissues so that, in effect, there exists a labial and lingual curtain of gingiva with no interproximal …   Medical dictionary

  • Langmuir — Irving, U.S. chemist and Nobel laureate, 1881–1957. See L. trough …   Medical dictionary

  • Pockels-Langmuir-Adam-Wilson-McBain Trough —  Pockels Langmuir Adam Wilson McBain Trough  (PLAWM Trough)  Ванна Покельс Ленгмюр Адам Вильсон МакБена   Пленочные весы Ленгмюра …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.

  • Ванна Ленгмюра —  Langmuir Trough  Ванна Ленгмюра   Пленочные весы Ленгмюра …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.

  • пленочные весы —  Film Balance  (Langmuir Film Balance, Langmuir Trough  Пленочные весы (Весы Ленгмюра, Ванна Ленгмюра)   Сконструированные Ленгмюром специальные весы, позволяющие определять поверхностное давление, под действием которого находится пленка… …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.