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Ions in a solution that do not participate in a chemical reaction.

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Polarimeter

A device used to measure optical activity.

Mass Spectrometer

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

Dispersed Phase

The solute-like species in a colloid.

Electrodes

Surfaces upon which oxidation and reduction half-reactions, occur in electrochemical cells.

Free Radical

A highly reactive chemical species carrying no charge and having a single unpaired electron in an orbital.

Heterogeneous Catalyst

A catalyst that exists in a different phase (solid, liquid or gas) from the reactants, a contact catalyst.

Manometer

A two-armed barometer.

Mixture

A sample of matter composed of two or more substances, each of which retains its identity and properties.

Daughter Nuclide

Nuclide that is produced in a nuclear decay.

 

Electromagnetic Radiation

Energy that is propagated by means of electric and magnetic fields that oscillate in directions perpendicular to the direction of travel of the energy.