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Linkage Isomers

Isomers in which a particular ligand bonds to a metal ion through different donor atoms.

 

Thermodynamics

The study of the energy transfers accompanying physical and chemical processes.

Sigma Orbital

Molecular orbital resulting from head-on overlap of two atomic orbitals.

Double Bond

Covalent bond resulting from the sharing of four electrons (two pairs) between two atoms.

xenon tetrafluoride

A colorless, crystalline compound, XeF4, prepared by heating a gaseous mixture of fluorine and xenon.

Disproportionation Reactions

Redox reactions in which the oxidizing agent and the reducing agent are the same species.

Alpha Particles

A helium nucleus.

Conjugated Double Bonds

Double bonds that are separated from each other by one single bond -C=C-C=C-.

Dipole

Refers to the separation of charge between two covalently bonded atoms.

Chemical Periodicity

The variations in properties of elements with their position in the periodic table.