Absorption of a K shell (n=1) electron by a proton as it is converted to a neutron.
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Any state other than the ground state of an atom or molecule.
Of the same energy.
A molecular orbital derived only from an atomic orbital of one atom, lends neither stability nor instability to a molecule or ion when populated with electrons.
Description of the quantitative relationships among substances as they participate in chemical reactions.
Process of reducing the concentration of a solute in solution, usually simply by mixing with more solvent.
Outermost electrons of atoms, usually those involved in bonding.
Water containing Fe3+, Ca2+, and Mg2+ ions, which forms precipates with soap.
The drawing of a liquid up the inside of a small-bore tube when adhesive forces exceed cohesive forces, or the depression of the surface of the liquid when cohesive forces exceed the adhesive forces.
Compound in which a carbonyl group is bound to two alkyl or two aryl groups, or to one alkyl and one aryl group.
A property that depends upon the amount of material in a sample.
Also called "phenosafranine". A purplish-red, water-soluble dye, C18H14N4, used for textiles and as a stain in microscopy.
Differential Thermal Analysis (DTA)
A technique for observing the temperature, direction, and magnitude of thermally induced transitions in a material by heating/cooling a sample and comparing its temperature with that of an inert reference material under similar conditions.
A substance whose aqueous solutions conduct electricity.
The vapor pressure of a solvent in an ideal solution decreases as its mole fraction decreases.
An atomic emission or absorption spectrum.
The pentosan occurring in woody tissue that hydrolyzes to xylose: used as a source of furfural.
Compound containing both an amino and a carboxylic acid group.The --NH2 group.
A term used to describe molecules and polyatomic ions that have one atom in center and four atoms at the corners of a tetrahedron.
Maximum amount of a specified product that could be obtained from specified amounts of reactants, assuming complete consumption of limiting reactant according to only one reaction and complete recovery of product.
Arrangement of ligands in order of increasing ligand field strength.