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A system in which controlled nuclear fisson reactions generate heat energy on a large scale, which is subsequently converted into electrical energy.

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Nodal Plane

A region in which the probability of finding an electron is zero.

 

Hydrometer

A device used to measure the densities of liquids and solutions.

Electrochemistry

Study of chemical changes produced by electrical current and the production of electricity by chemical reactions.

Half-Cell

Compartment in which the oxidation or reduction half-reaction occurs in a voltaic cell.

Ionization Energy

The minimum amount of energy required to remove the most loosely held electron of an isolated gaseous atom or ion.

Critical Point

The combination of critical temperature and critical pressure of a substance.

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.

Condensed States

The solid and liquid states.

Cloud Chamber

A device for observing the paths of speeding particiles as vapor molecules condense on them to form foglike tracks.

Molecular Orbital

An orbit resulting from overlap and mixing of atomic orbitals on different atoms. An MO belongs to the molecule as a whole.