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triatomic

[¦trī·ə¦täm·ik]
(chemistry)
Consisting of three atoms.
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The methods will be used to study ultracold collisions in triatomic systems in conjunction with leading European experimental groups, focusing on the H2O and H3+ systems for which spectroscopically accurate potential energy curves are already available.
5] molecule bundles comprising various types of metal ions (selected for energy storage capacity, density and other properties to control activity and life of the molecule relative to the application) with various triatomic, quadatomic and quinatomic oxygen atom clusters clinging to the outside, programmable in clusters up to [O.
But how did it come to be named after a) a toxic triatomic particle or b) a subatomic particle with no net electric charge.
For chaotic triatomic systems, Schlier and Seiter remarked that good energy conservation does not ensure that the predicted trajectory is close to the "true" trajectory of interest [11].
A methodology for accurately calculating the quantal ro-vibrational energies of light-heavy-heavy (LHH) triatomic molecules is presented.
1 : a triatomic, very reactive form of oxygen that is a bluish irritating gas of pungent Odor, that is formed naturally in the atmosphere by a photochemical reaction and is a major air pollutant in the lower atmosphere, but a beneficial component of the upper atmosphere, and that is used for oxidizing, bleaching, disinfecting and deodorizing 2 : pure and refreshing air <relished the ozone of morning>
Ozone is triatomic oxygen, a naturally occurring form of oxygen made in an atmosphere by lightning and ultra-violet rays from the sun.
To date, spectra for the triatomic complexes OH(X, A)-Ne, OH(X, A)-Ar and OH(X, A)-Kr have been reported.
Merer's talk, 'Transition Metal Methylidynes: the Simplest Organometallic Molecules', illustrated how transition metals from groups 4 through 6 will react with methane to form methylidynes, a family of linear triatomic molecules of formula MCH.
Among the leading actors in this atmospheric drama is ozone, a triatomic hybrid of oxygen that is a true environmental paradox.