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Equilibria involving only one species in a single phase. For example, all gases, all liquids or all solids.

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Doublet

Two peaks or bands of about equal intensity appearing close together on a spectrogram.

Three ways to make patina at home

The first way is ammonia patination. To do this, take a plastic container. Put a couple of paper or ordinary towels at the bottom. Moisten them with ammonia. Then sprinkle with large table salt.

Acyl Group

Compound derived from a carbonic acid by replacing the --OH group with a halogen (X), usually --Cl, general formula is O R--C--X.

Law of Conservation of Matter

There is no detectable change in the quantity of matter during an ordinary chemical reaction.

Phosphorus Oxychloride

Colorless to slightly yellow fuming liquid.

Mol. Wt.: 153.39
M.P.: 20C
B.P.: 105.1C
Density: 1.685 @ 15.5C
Vapor Pressure: 40 mm @ 27.3C
Vapor Density: 5.3
Used as the phosphorus source for phosphorus diffusion.

Metallic Conduction

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

Basic Anhydride

The oxide of a metal that reacts with water to form a base.

Positron

A Nuclear particle with the mass of an electron but opposite charge.

Chemical Kinetics

The study of rates and mechanisms of chemical reactions and of the factors on which they depend.

Artificial Transmutation

An artificially induced nuclear reaction caused by the bombardment of a nucleus with subatomic particiles or small nucei.