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Refers to ligands with more than one donor atom.

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Compressed Gas

A gas or mixture of gases having, in a container an absolute pressure exceeding 40 psi at 21.1°C (70°F)

Electron

A subatomic particle having a mass of 0.00054858 amu and a charge of 1-.

Ionization Energy

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

Electrical Conductivity

Ability to conduct electricity.

Aryl Group

Group of atoms remaining after a hydrogen atom is removed from the aromatic system.

Ligand

A Lewis base in a coordination compound.

Effective Collisons

Collision between molecules resulting in a reaction, one in which the molecules collide with proper relative orientations and sufficient energy to react.

 

Cis-

The prefix used to indicate that groups are located on the same side of a bon about which rotation is restricted.

Law of Conservation of Energy

Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it may be changed from one form to another.

Mother Nuclide

Nuclide that undergoes nuclear decay.