chemical potential, \(\mu _{\text{B}}\)
The chemical potential of a substance B in a mixture of substances B, C ... is related to the Gibbs energy \(G\) of the mixture by: \[\mu _{\text{B}}=(\frac{\partial G}{\partial n_{\text{B}}})_{T,p,n_{\text{C}\neq \text{B}}}\] where \(T\) is the @T06321@, \(p\) is the pressure and \(n_{\text{B}}\), \(n_{\text{C}}\), ... are the amounts of substance of B, C, ... . For a pure substance B, the chemical potential \(\mu _{\text{B}}^{*}\) is given by: \[\mu _{\text{B}}^{*}=\frac{G^{*}}{n_{\text{B}}}=G_{\text{m}}^{*}\] where \(G_{\text{m}}^{*}\) is the molar Gibbs energy, and where the superscript * attached to a symbol denotes the property of the pure substance. The superscript \(^{\unicode{x29B5}}\) or \(^{\unicode{x26ac}}\) attached to a symbol may be used to denote a @S05927@.
See also:
standard chemical potential
Green Book, 2nd ed., p. 49 [Terms] [Book]
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