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A compound containing oxygen in the -1 oxidation state. Metal peroxides contain the peroxide ion, O22

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Displacement Reactions

Reactions in which one element displaces another from a compound.

 

What are Compound Microscopes?

Most of the microscopes used today are compound. A compound microscope features two or more lenses. A hollow cylinder called the tube connects the two lenses.

The top lens, the one people look through, is called the eyepiece. The bottom lens is known as the objective lens. Below the two lenses is the stage, with the illuminator below that.

Donor Atom

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

D-Orbitals

Beginning in the third energy level, aset of five degenerate orbitals per energy level, higher in energy than s and p orbitals of the same energy level.

 

Polydentate

Refers to ligands with more than one donor atom.

Haber Process

A process for the catalyzed industrial production of ammonia from N2 and H2 at high temperature and pressure.

Electrolytic Conduction

Conduction of electrical current by ions through a solution or pure liquid.

Molecular Geometry

The arrangement of atoms (not lone pairs of electrons) around a central atom of a molecule or polyatomic ion.

Acidic Salt

A salt containing an ionizable hydrogen atom. Acidic salt does not necessarily produce acidic solutions.

Weak Electrolyte

A substance that conducts electricity poorly in a dilute aqueous solution.