Inorganic chemistry

Electric polarization

Electric polarization definition

Polarization of molecules in the electric field Electric polarization arises when a non-polar substance placed between two parallel plates with an applied electric field. The...
Common types of chemical bond

Common types of chemical bond

Definition of common types of chemical bond Definition of chemical bond as the force holding together two atoms or groups of atoms forming an aggregate...
Radioactive isotopes

Radioactive isotopes of lead and their uses

Radioactive isotopes of lead, uranium, and thorium Isotopes of the radioactive elements like uranium, thorium or lead are the same element with different atomic weights....
Ionization energy periodic table

Ionization energy trends in periodic table

Ionization energy trends in the periodic table Ionization energy defined as the amount of energy required to remove the most loosely bound electron or the...
Hard soft acid base list

Hard soft acid base list

Hard soft acids-bases HSAB principle Hard soft acid-base (HSAB) principles provide the stability of the complex between lewis acid and bases. This principle was proposed...
f block elements

f block elements in periodic table

f block elements names and symbols The f-block elements in the periodic table appear in two series characterized by the filling of 4f and 5f...
Quantum number orbitals diagram

Quantum number orbitals diagram

Quantum number definition chemistry Fine-structure of spectrum lines in quantum physics suggested that the energy levels of an electron are more complex than a consideration...
Define pH and pOH scale or chart

Define pH and pOH scale or chart

Definition of the pH scale The dissociation constant of pure water is very low. Thus the expression of the concentrations of hydrogen ion and hydroxyl...
Atomic theory questions and answers

Atomic theory questions

Atomic theory test questions According to Rutherford's model, the entire mass of an atom was concentrated in a tiny positively charged nucleus and around which...
Radioactivity alpha beta gamma rays

Radioactivity alpha beta gamma rays

Discovery of radioactivity by Henri Becquerel The history of the nucleus of an atom induces another great discovery of alpha beta gamma rays. In 1896 the...