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How is colored crystal made?

However, not everyone knows that in addition to the traditional transparent, there is still an unusually beautiful and spectacular colored crystal, which is obtained through the addition of various metal oxides into the glass. They give the crystal unusually noble shades of red, purple, blue, green and pink colors.

Weak Electrolyte

A substance that conducts electricity poorly in a dilute aqueous solution.

Electrophoresis

A technique for separation of ions by rate and direction of migration in an electric field.

Carbanion

An organic ion carrying a negative charge on a carbon atom.

Pairing Energy

Energy required to pair two electrons in the same orbital.

Addition Reaction

A reaction in which two atoms or groups of atoms are added to a molecule, one on each side of a double or triple bond. Types of addition reaction include electrophilic, nucleophilic (polar) and free radical addition (non-polar).

Group

A vertical column in the periodic table, also called a family.

Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Benzene and its derivatives.

Polymer

A large molecule consisting of chains or rings of linked monomer units, usually characterized by high melting and boiling points.

Stereoisomers

Isomers that differ only in the way that atoms are oriented in space, consist of geometrical and optical isomers.