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Nernst Equation

Corrects standard electrode potentials for nonstandard conditions.

Electron

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

Condensation

Liquefaction of vapor.

Binary Compound

A compound consisting of two elements, may be ionic or covalent.

Homonuclear

Consisting of only one element.

Alkali Metals

Metals of Group IA (Na, K, Rb).

Standard Entropy

The absolute entropy of a substance in its standard state at 298 K.

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.

Supercritical Fluid

A substance at temperature above its critical temperature.

Reaction Stoichiometry

Description of the quantitative relationships among substances as they participate in chemical reactions.