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Emission of an electron from the surface of a metal caused by impinging electromagnetic radiation of certain minimum energy, current increases with increasing intensity of radiation.

 

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Crystalline Solid

A solid characterized by a regular, ordered arrangement of particles.

Coulometry

The quantitative application of Faraday's Law to the analysis of materials. The current and time are the usual variables measured.

Amide

Compound containing the O-C-N group.Compound that can be considered a derivative of ammonia in which one or more hydrogens are replaced by a alkyl or aryl groups.

 

Hydrogen-Oxygen Fuel Cell

Fuel cell in which hydrogen is the fuel (reducing agent) and oxygen is the oxidizing agent.

 

Electrophoresis

A technique for separation of ions by rate and direction of migration in an electric field.

Heterocyclic Amine

Amine in which the nitrogen is part of a ring.

Atomic Orbital

Region or volume in space in which the probability of finding electrons is highest.

Dumas Method

A method used to determine the molecular weights of volatile liquids.

Boron Hydrides

Binary compounds of boron and hydrogen.

xenon

A heavy, colorless, chemically inactive, monatomic gaseous element used for filling radio, television, and luminescent tubes. Symbol: Xe, at. wt.: 131.30, at. no.: 54.