A compound containing coordinate covalent bonds.
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Group of atoms remaining after a hydrogen atom is removed from the aromatic system.
Numbers that describe the energies of electrons in atoms, derived from quantum mechanical treatment.
The quantity of product formed by the interaction of two or more substances, generally expressed as a percentage of the quantity obtained to that theoretically obtainable.
Spectrum associated with emission of electromagnetic radiation by atoms (or other species) resulting from electronic transitions from higher to lower energy states.
The ability of one liquid to mix with (dissolve in) another liquid.
Low Spin Complex
Crystal field designation for an inner orbital complex, contains electrons paired t2g orbitals before eg orbitals are occupied in octahedral complexes.
Consisting of only one element.
A reaction in which an atom or a group of atoms is replaced by another atom or group of atoms.
A process for the catalyzed industrial production of ammonia from N2 and H2 at high temperature and pressure.
The number of repeating corresponding points on a wave that pass a given observation point per unit time.
Compound produced by dehydration of a carbonic acid. General formula is R--C--O--C--R. Chemical compound that reacts with water to form an acid and are usually oxides of nonmetallic elements.
A colorless, crystalline compound, XeF4, prepared by heating a gaseous mixture of fluorine and xenon.
Beginning in the third energy level, aset of five degenerate orbitals per energy level, higher in energy than s and p orbitals of the same energy level.
Colloidal suspension of a solid dispersed in a liquid, a semirigid solid.
Plating a metal onto a (cathodic) surface by electrolysis.
A substance of a known high degree of purity that undergoes one invariable reaction with the other reactant of interest.
A colorless, crystalline pentose sugar, C5H10O5, derived from xylan, straw, corncobs, etc., by treating with heated dilute sulfuric acid, and dehydrating to furfural if stronger acid is used.
The energy stored in the nucleus of an atom and released through fission, fusion, or radioactivity. In these processes a small amount of mass is converted to energy according to the relationship E = mc2, where E is energy, m is mass, and c is the speed of light.
Isomers of crystalline complexes that differ in whether water is present inside or outside the coordination sphere.
A device used to measure optical activity.