Journal of Solution Chemistry

, Volume 37, Issue 12, pp 1819–1824 | Cite as

Comments on “New Physico-Chemical Properties of Extremely Dilute Solutions. A Conductivity Study at 25 °C in Relation to Ageing”

  • Horacio R. CortiEmail author


Extremely dilute solutions Conductivity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departamento de Fisica de Materia Condensada, Centro Atómico ConstituyentesComisión Nacional de Energía AtómicaBuenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.Instituto de Química Física de los Materiales, Ambiente y Energía (INQUIMAE), Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y NaturalesUniversidad de Buenos AiresBuenos AiresArgentina

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