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Potential difference between two electrodes, a measure of the chemical potential for a redox reaction to occur.

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Stereoisomers

Isomers that differ only in the way that atoms are oriented in space, consist of geometrical and optical isomers.

 

Double Salt

Solid consisting of two co-crystallized salts.

 

Primary Voltaic Cells

Voltaic cells that cannot be recharged, no further chemical reaction is possible once the reactants are consumed.

Graham's Law

The rates of effusion of gases are inversely proportional to the square roots of their molecular weights or densities.

Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion Theory

Assumes that electron pairs are arranged around the central element of a molecule or polyatomic ion so that there is maximum separation (and minimum repulsion) among regions of high electron density.

 

Henry's Law

The pressure of the gas above a solution is proportional to the concentration of the gas in the solution.

Yellowcake

The solid form of mixed uranium oxide, which is produced from uranium ore in the uranium recovery (milling) process.

Basic Anhydride

The oxide of a metal that reacts with water to form a base.

Salt Bridge

A U-shaped tube containing electrolyte, which connects two half-cells of a voltaic cell.

Spectrum

Display of component wavelengths (colours) of electromagnetic radiation.