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Ostwald Process

A process for the industrial production of nitrogen oxide and nitric acid from ammonia and oxygen.

Electroplating

Plating a metal onto a (cathodic) surface by electrolysis.

Nucleons

Particles comprising the nucleus, protons and neutrons.

Crystalline Solid

A solid characterized by a regular, ordered arrangement of particles.

Stoichiometry

Description of the quantitative relationships among elements and compounds as they undergo chemical changes.

Percent Composition

The mass percent of each element in a compound.

Insulator

Poor electric and heat conductor.

Mass Spectrometer

An instrument that measures the charge-to-mass ratio of charged particles.

Binary Compound

A compound consisting of two elements, may be ionic or covalent.

Clay

A class of silicate and aluminosilicate minerals with sheet-like structures that have enormous surface areas that can absorb large amounts of water.