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A highly reactive chemical species carrying no charge and having a single unpaired electron in an orbital.

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All Chemicals - Chemical Glossary

The Chemical Glossary currently has 651 chemical entries. You may search the Chemical Glossary by entering the keyword in the search box or by browsing the entire chemical glossary by letter in alphabetical order.

Bonding Orbital

A molecular orbit lower in energy than any of the atomic orbitals from which it is derived, lends stability to a molecule or ion when populated with electron.

Pairing Energy

Energy required to pair two electrons in the same orbital.

Titration

A Procedure in which one solution is added to another solution until the chemical reaction between the two solutes is complete, the concentration of one solution is known and that of the other is unknown.

 

Carbonium ion

An orgainic ion carrying a positive charge on a carbon atom.

Beta Particle

Electron emitted from the nucleus when a neuton decays to a proton and an electron.

Debye

The unit used to express dipole moments.

Radiation

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

Formula Weight

The mass of one formula unit of a substance in atomic mass units.

 

Lanthanides

Elements 58 to 71 (after lanthanum).