# Mean-field theory of active electrolytes: Dynamic adsorption and overscreening.

@article{Frydel2018MeanfieldTO, title={Mean-field theory of active electrolytes: Dynamic adsorption and overscreening.}, author={Derek Frydel and R. Podgornik}, journal={Physical review. E}, year={2018}, volume={97 5-1}, pages={ 052609 } }

We investigate active electrolytes within the mean-field level of description. The focus is on how the double-layer structure of passive, thermalized charges is affected by active dynamics of constituting ions. One feature of active dynamics is that particles adhere to hard surfaces, regardless of chemical properties of a surface and specifically in complete absence of any chemisorption or physisorption. To carry out the mean-field analysis of the system that is out of equilibrium, we develop…

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