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The Chemical Glossary currently has 651 chemical entries. You may search the Chemical Glossary by entering the keyword in the search box or by browsing the entire chemical glossary by letter in alphabetical order.

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Aromatic Hydrocarbons

Benzene and its derivatives.

Positron

A Nuclear particle with the mass of an electron but opposite charge.

Metal

An element below and to the left of the stepwise division (metalloids) in the upper right corner of the periodic table, about 80% of the known elements are metals.

Chemical Bonds

The attractive forces that hold atoms together in elements or compounds.

Organic Chemistry

The chemistry of substances that contain carbon-hydrogen bonds.

Mass Spectrometer

An instrument that measures the charge-to-mass ratio of charged particles.

Square Planar

A term used to describe molecules and polyatomic ions that have one atom in the center and four atoms at the corners of a square.

Standard Electrodes

Half-cells in which the oxidized and reduced forms of a species are present at unit activity, 1.0M solutions of dissolved ions, 1.0atm partial pressure of gases, and pure solids and liquids.

Beta Particle

Electron emitted from the nucleus when a neuton decays to a proton and an electron.

Haber Process

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