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A neutral subatomic particle having a mass of 1.0087 amu.

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Carbonium ion

An orgainic ion carrying a positive charge on a carbon atom.

Alpha Particles

A helium nucleus.

Exothermic

Describes processes that release heat energy.

Ampere

Unit of electrical current, one ampere equals one coulomb per second.

 

Hydrophilic Colloids

Colloidal particles that repel water molecules.

Isomorphous

Refers to crystals having the same atomic arrangement.

20 interesting chemistry facts

20 interesting chemistry facts.

Deuterium

An isotope of hydrogen whose atoms are twice as massive as ordinary hydrogen,deuterion atoms contain both a proton and a neutron in the nucleus.

Boyle's Law

At constant temperature the volume occupied by a definite mass of a gas is inversely proportional to the applied pressure.

Period

The elements in a horizontal row of the periodic table.