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Terminology for Chain Polymerization

Chain polymerizations are defined as chain reactions where the propagation steps occur by reaction between monomer(s) and active site(s) on the polymer chains with regeneration of the active site(s) at...

Glossary of Physical Organic Chemistry

This Glossary contains definitions, explanatory notes, and sources for terms used in physical organic chemistry. Its aim is to provide guidance on the terminology of physical organic chemistry, with a...

Henry’s Law constants

Abstract: Henry’s law states that the abundance of a volatile solute dissolved in a liquid is proportional to its abundance in the gas phase. It applies at equilibrium and in...

Glossary of Methods and Terms used in Analytical Spectroscopy

Recommendations are given concerning the terminology of concepts and methods used in spectroscopy in analytical chemistry, covering nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, atomic spectroscopy and molecular spectroscopy. Keywords: Analytical spectroscopy; atomic...

End-of-line Hyphenation of Chemical Names

Chemical names and in particular systematic chemical names can be so long that, when a manuscript is printed, they have to be hyphenated/divided at the end of a line. Many...