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A binary compound of hydrogen.

 

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Condensed Phases

The liquid and solid phases, phases in which particles interact strongly.

Daughter Nuclide

Nuclide that is produced in a nuclear decay.

 

Hydration Energy

The energy change accompanying the hydration of a mole of gase and ions.

Periodic Table

An arrangement of elements in order of increasing atomic numbers that also emphasizes periodicity.

Optical Activity

The rotation of plane polarized light by one of a pair of optical isomers.

 

Coefficient of expansion

The ratio of the change in length or volumen of a body to the original lengthor volume for a unit change in temperature.

Amino Acid

Compound containing both an amino and a carboxylic acid group.The --NH2 group.

Haber Process

A process for the catalyzed industrial production of ammonia from N2 and H2 at high temperature and pressure.

yield

The quantity of product formed by the interaction of two or more substances, generally expressed as a percentage of the quantity obtained to that theoretically obtainable.

van der Waals' Equation

An equation of state that extends the ideal gas law to real gases by inclusion of two empirically determined parameters, which are different for different gases.