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Forces between individual particles (atoms, molecules, ions) of a substance.

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Electrolytic Cells

Electrochemical cells in which electrical energy causes nospontaneous redox reactions to occur. An electrochemical cell in which chemical reactions are forced to occur by the application of an outside source of electrical energy.

Critical Temperature

The temperature above which a gas cannot be liquefied, the temperature above which a substance cannot exhibit distinct gas and liquid phases.

Half-Cell

Compartment in which the oxidation or reduction half-reaction occurs in a voltaic cell.

Spectator Ions

Ions in a solution that do not participate in a chemical reaction.

Atom

The smallest particle of an element.

Hydrogen-Oxygen Fuel Cell

Fuel cell in which hydrogen is the fuel (reducing agent) and oxygen is the oxidizing agent.

 

xenon trioxide

A colorless, nonvolatile solid, XeO3, explosive when dry: in solution it is called xenic acid.

Corrosion

Oxidation of metals in the presence of air and moisture.

Chemical Periodicity

The variations in properties of elements with their position in the periodic table.

Total Ionic Equation

Equation for a chemical reaction written to show the predominant form of all species in aqueous solution or in contact with water.