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The branch of chemistry concerned with the application of the techniques and theories of physics to the study of chemical systems.
- ‘She earned degrees in physical chemistry and chemical engineering from the University of Cape Town in South Africa.’
- ‘He now worked on thermodynamics, publishing three papers on applications to physical chemistry and thermoelectricity.’
- ‘Much of physical chemistry is based on theories and math.’
- ‘This branch of physical chemistry determines the equilibria of ionic reactions and their response to changes in external variables.’
- ‘But then unlike most of his physical chemistry colleagues Zare is equally fascinated by analytical chemistry.’
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