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A pattern of arrangement of particles in a crystal.

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Condensed States

The solid and liquid states.

Law of Conservation of Energy

Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it may be changed from one form to another.

Ampere

Unit of electrical current, one ampere equals one coulomb per second.

 

Basic Salt

A salt containing an ionizable OH group.

Limiting Reactant

Substance that stoichiometrically limits the amount of product(s) that can be formed.

Double Salt

Solid consisting of two co-crystallized salts.

 

Nuclear Fission

The process in which a heavy nucleus splits into nuclei of intermediate masses and one or more protons are emitted.

High Spin Complex

Crystal field designation for an outer orbital complex, all t2g and eg orbitals are singly occupied before any pairing occurs.

Integrated Rate Equation

An equation giving the concentration of a reactant remaining after a specified time, has different mathematical form for different orders of reactants.

Adsorption

Adhesion of a species onto the surfaces of particles.