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Ionization energy can be defined as the minimum amount of energy required to remove the valence electron i.e. the most loosely bound electron from an… Read More
Atomic orbitals, which are mathematical functions, describe the wave behavior of electrons (or electron pairs) in an atom. Atomic orbitals have different shapes according to… Read More
The Atomic Number (Z) of a chemical element is equal to the number of protons occupied by the nucleus of an atom of the element.… Read More
An ion is a chemical entity that has a positive or negative charge of a certain magnitude. The term ‘ion’ can refer to atoms or… Read More
Atomic structure is the structure of an atom that consists of a nucleus at the center containing neutrons and protons, while electrons are revolving around… Read More
Quantum numbers in Chemistry, are the sets of numbers that describe an electron’s trajectory and movement within an atom. When the quantum numbers of all… Read More
Compounds with charged species are formed by combining metals and non-metals. The charged species are referred to as ions. These charged species can be either… Read More
Valency or Valence of an element is a measure of an atom’s ability to combine with other atoms to create molecules or chemical compounds. The… Read More
Rutherford Atomic Model or simply the Rutherford Model is a Nuclear atom or Planetary Model of the Atom proposed by Ernest Rutherford in 1911. Rutherford… Read More
Neutrons are fundamental subatomic particles of the atom. An atom is made up of electrons, protons and neutrons. James Chadwick, an English physicist, discovered the… Read More
Isotopes are two or more types of chemical species or elements that are having same atomic number and the same position in the periodic table… Read More

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