Debye-Hückel theory

De·​bye-Hück·​el theory | \ dəˈbīˈhikəl-, -hᵫk-\

Definition of Debye-Hückel theory

: a theory in physical chemistry: the deviation of solutions of electrolytes from the laws of ideal solutions is due to electrical forces between ions

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History and Etymology for Debye-Hückel theory

after Peter J. W. Debye, born 1884 Dutch physicist and E. Hückel, born 1896 Swiss physicist

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