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Combination of symbols that indicates the chemical composition of a substance.

 

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How to make crystal glass

From history we know that the idea of creating crystal belongs to the British: they were the first to add lead oxides to the charge material, and as a result got glass with unusual “voice”, transparency and sparkling faces. Classical crystal contains 24% of lead oxide, but there are products with a higher content of up to 30%.

Ether

Compound in which an oxygen atom is bonded to two alkyl or two aryl groups, or one alkyl and one aryl group.

Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion Theory

Assumes that electron pairs are arranged around the central element of a molecule or polyatomic ion so that there is maximum separation (and minimum repulsion) among regions of high electron density.

 

Heteronuclear

Consisting of different elements.

Radiation

High energy particles or rays emitted during the nuclear decay processes.

Limiting Reactant

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

Saccharic acid

A white, needlelike, crystalline, water-soluble solid or syrup, C6H10O8, usually made by the oxidation of cane sugar, glucose, or starch by nitric acid. Also called "Glucaric acid."

Homonuclear

Consisting of only one element.

Coordination Isomers

Isomers involving exchanges of ligands between complex cation and complex anion of the same compound.

Band Theory of Metals

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