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A sustance that coats the particles of the dispersed phase and prevents coagulation of colloidal particles, an emulsifier.

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Surface Tension

It is the force in dynes acting along the surface of the liquid 1cm in length and perpendicular to it.

Metallic Conduction

Conduction of electrical current through a metal or along a metallic surface.

Amine

Derivatives of ammonia in which one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by organic groups.

Emission Spectrum

Spectrum associated with emission of electromagnetic radiation by atoms (or other species) resulting from electronic transitions from higher to lower energy states.

 

Temperature

A measure of the intensity of heat, i.e. the hotness or coldness of a sample. or object.

xenon

A heavy, colorless, chemically inactive, monatomic gaseous element used for filling radio, television, and luminescent tubes. Symbol: Xe, at. wt.: 131.30, at. no.: 54.

Concentration

Amount of solute per unit volume or mass of solvent or of solution.

Allotropes

Different forms of the same element in the same physical state.

Mass Spectrometer

An instrument that measures the charge-to-mass ratio of charged particles.

Ligand

A Lewis base in a coordination compound.