binary compound


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binary compound

[′bīn·ə·rē ′käm‚pau̇nd]
(chemistry)
A compound that has two elements; it may contain two or more atoms; examples are KCl and AlCl3.
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A] are the modified electron fractions of elements A and B in the binary compound from Eq.
Further works done using these models show that they can be applied to other semiconductors including binary compounds.
Three binary compounds were found and no solid solution was encountered in this system.