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Chemical bonding resulting from the transfer of one or more electrons from one atom or a group of atoms to another.

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Free Radical

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

Neutron

A neutral subatomic particle having a mass of 1.0087 amu.

Amide

Compound containing the O-C-N group.Compound that can be considered a derivative of ammonia in which one or more hydrogens are replaced by a alkyl or aryl groups.

 

Nucleons

Particles comprising the nucleus, protons and neutrons.

Alkyl Group

A group of atoms derived from an alkane by the removal of one hydrogen atom.

ytterbia

Ytterbia is a colorless compound, Yb2O3, used in certain alloys and ceramics. Also known as ytterbium oxide.

Coordination Compound or Complex

A compound containing coordinate covalent bonds.

Heterogeneous Mixture

A mixture that does not have uniform composition and properties throughout.

Insoluble Compound

A very slightly soluble compound.

Artificial Transmutation

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