electronegativity


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electronegativity

 [e-lek″tro-neg″ah-tiv´ĭ-te]
the relative power of an atom or molecule to attract electrons.

electronegativity

/elec·tro·neg·a·tiv·i·ty/ (-neg″ah-tiv´ĭ-te) the relative power of an atom or molecule to attract electrons.

electronegativity

the relative power of an atom to attract electrons.
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Both synchrotron X-ray diffraction and ab initio calculations showed the same cause for bringing the two elements closer in radii and electronegativity, resulting in the new alloy phase.
Since Pauling first presented his electronegativity scale, others have proposed quantitative refinements of individual values or different definitions of electronegativity.
PVC addition reduces the butadiene concentration in the blend and the possibility of the O3 reaction, ii) the electronegativity of Cl atoms provokes a stearic effect and electrostatic repulsion protecting the butadiene groups from ozone.
i], relate to atoms of high electronegativity and/or atoms that lie on the exterior of the molecule.
It has been proposed that an aldehyde group conjugated to a carbon carbon double bond is a highly electronegative arrangement, which may explain their activity (Moleyar and Narasimham 1986) suggesting an increase in electronegativity increases the antibacterial activity (Kurita et al.
Table 3 shows the relation between the ionic radius, electronegativity, and Langmuir constant.
The vC[equivalent to]N stretching frequencies of these CN groups depend on the electronegativity, crystal field stability, oxidation number, and coordination number of the metal ion [23].
The electron affinity can also be used in combination with ionization energy to give electronic chemical potential [mu] defined by Parr and Pearson (1983), as the characteristic of electronegativity of molecules:
On the other hand, the greater electronegativity, smaller size (radius of nitrate ion is 0.
In the design of this reactive diluent, titanium was chosen as the central transition metal atom for its high electronegativity, which increases the reactivity of the allylic methylene groups, and its tetravalent character, which enables an increase in the number of reactive sites without excessive increase in the viscosity of the formulation.
Because of the stability of the carbon- fluorine bond and the high electronegativity of perfluorinated alkyl acids, metabolism would not be favored; thus, perfluorohexanesulfonate (PFHS) is also not expected to be metabolized.