Babo's law

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The vapour pressure of a liquid is decreased when a solute is added, the amount of the decrease being proportional to the amount of solute dissolved. The law was discovered in 1847 by the German chemist Lambert Babo (1818–99). See also Raoult's law.

Subjects: Chemistry — Physics.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.