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Band Theory of Metals

Theory that accounts for the bonding and properties of metallic solids.

What's In Your Beverage? How to Ensure Quality Control with CO2 Analytical Support

Calibration standards, performance audits, and the FDA's never-ending safety, labeling, and inspection requirements are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to dealing with the increasingly stringent quality control standards of the beverage industry.

As these quality standards become stricter, beverage producers are increasingly called upon to get products to market faster using fewer resources, while simultaneously managing ingredient quality, and ultimately, risk.

Cohesive Forces

All the forces of attraction among particles of a liquid.

Mass Number

The sum of the numbers of protons and neutrons in an atom, an integer.

Rate of Reaction

Change in the concentration of a reactant or product per unit time.

Activation Energy

Amount of energy that must be absorbed by reactants in their ground states to reach the transition state so that a reaction can occur. In other words, activation energy is the minimum energy required for a chemical reaction to occur.

Electroplating

Plating a metal onto a (cathodic) surface by electrolysis.

Matter

Anything that has mass and occupies space.

Dosimeter

A small, calibrated electroscope worn by laboratory personnel and designated to detect and measure incident ionizing radiation or chemical exposure.