neutral molecule

neutral molecule

[′nü·trəl ′mäl·ə‚kyül]
(physical chemistry)
A molecule in which the number of electrons surrounding the nuclei is the same as the total number of protons in the nuclei, so that there is no net electric charge.
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Antihydrogen, however, is a neutral molecule, with only a weak dipole moment to hold onto.
aerobic organisms), oxygen can accept four electrons before becoming a neutral molecule (i.
853] that a combination of one weak and one strong [beta]-diketone can produce the extraction of a mixed adduct accompanied by a synergistic effect as well as with the statement of Hala [24] that the weaker acid is involved in the mixed adduct as a neutral molecule (the pKa values of HTTA, HP, and PAR are 6.
Addition of neutral salt (sodium perchlorate) has slightly decreasing the rate of the reaction shows that ion and a neutral molecule may be involved in the rate-determining step (Kabilan et al.
The BEB formula for ionizing an electron from a molecular orbital of a neutral molecule by electron impact is (1):
The optimized geometry of the neutral molecule is essentially completely planar.
Assuming little in the way of prior knowledge, the text introduces cation, anion and neutral molecule receptors together in one chapter and highlights the common features between these closely related areas.
Some researchers had suggested that anions, which have one or more extra electrons in comparison with a neutral molecule, might be too fragile to exist for long periods.
Helium can form strong chemical bonds in ions and may even be bound in the ground state of a neutral molecule,' the researchers conclude in the Sept.
Starting as an electrically neutral molecule, the dye can pass through cell membranes.
The atmosphere of Saturn's largest moon was described by a model that took into account the presence of 83 neutral molecules and33 ions and420 different chemical reactions between them.
Optimal use of the column is for the analysis of neutral molecules, polar molecules, and negatively charged polar moieties.