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Involves a change in the composition of a nucleus and can evolve or absorb an extraordinarily large amount of energy.

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Donor Atom

A ligand atom whose electrons are shared with a Lewis acid.

Proton

A subatomic particle having a mass of 1.0073 amu and a charge of +1, found in thew nuclei of atoms.

Stereoisomers

Isomers that differ only in the way that atoms are oriented in space, consist of geometrical and optical isomers.

 

Bronsted-Lowry Acid

A proton donor.

Calorimeter

A device used to measure the heat transfer between system and surroundings.

Organic Chemistry

The chemistry of substances that contain carbon-hydrogen bonds.

Bronsted-Lowry Base

A proton acceptor

Aldehyde

Compound in which an alkyl or aryl group and a hydrogen atom are attached to a carbonyl group and a hydrogen atom are attached to a carbonyl group, general formula, O-R-C-H

 

Ideal Gas Law

The product of pressure and the volume of an ideal gas is directly proportional to the number of moles of the gas and the absolute temperature.

Third Law of Thermodynamics

The entropy of a hypothetical pure, perfect, crystalline sustance at absolute zero temperature is zero.