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Ionic mobility

  1. Apr 2, 2012 #1
    is it true that the ionic mobility increases with the decrease of the ionic size?
     
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  3. Apr 3, 2012 #2

    Borek

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    Just a rule of thumb. But yes - small ions are easier to move. It is not much different from propelling a ship - it is much easier to move a small boat than a huge ocean liner.
     
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