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Compounds that contain the same number of the same kinds of atoms in different geometric arrangements.

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Formula Weight

The mass of one formula unit of a substance in atomic mass units.

 

Absorption Spectrum

Spectrum associated with absorption of electromagnetic radiation by atoms (or other species) resulting from transitions from lower to higher energy states. An absorption spectrum is the inverse of an emission spectrum.

Spectrum

Display of component wavelengths (colours) of electromagnetic radiation.

Binary Acid

A binary compound in which H is bonded to one or more of the more electronegative nonmetals.

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Low Spin Complex

Crystal field designation for an inner orbital complex, contains electrons paired t2g orbitals before eg orbitals are occupied in octahedral complexes.

Weak Field Ligand

A Ligand that exerts a weak crystal or ligand field and ge- nerally forms high spin complexes with metals.

Saccharic acid

A white, needlelike, crystalline, water-soluble solid or syrup, C6H10O8, usually made by the oxidation of cane sugar, glucose, or starch by nitric acid. Also called "Glucaric acid."

Intermolecular Forces

Forces between individual particles (atoms, molecules, ions) of a substance.

Reverse Osmosis

Forcing solvent molecules to flow through a semipermable membrane from a concentated solution into a dilute solution by the application of greater hydrostatic pressure on concentrated side than the osmotic pressure opposing it.