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  • Updated 12 months ago
    These diagrams are helpful because they allow us to predict the shape of the molecule and see the positions of each atom relative to the others. In the case of CO 2 , when it comes time to create a lewis structure, it seems as though you don not have enough electrons to complete the octets of all the atoms. If you go about the steps that were given to you above, you will notice that the octets of the oxygen atoms have been filled, but the carbon still needs 4 more electrons.
    http://chemwiki.ucdavis.edu/Wikitexts/UC_Davis/UCD_Chem_124A%3A_Kauzlarich/ChemWiki_Module_Topics/Lewis_Structures
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    During the light reactions, energy from light is used to make ATP and NADPH, which are used to provide energy for the making of glucose, for exmple. Chlorophyll: Chlorophyll is a pigment that absorbs light in the blue and red wavelengths, which appears green to our eyes.The primary types are chlorophyll a and chlorophyll b. Thylakoid membranes: This is where the chlorophyll, which are carriers for electron transport and are the required components for synthesis of ATP and NADPH, are stored.
    http://chemwiki.ucdavis.edu/Biological_Chemistry/Photosynthesis/Photosynthesis_overview
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    If each of the three substituents in this transition state were small hydrogen atoms, as illustrated in the first example below, there would be little steric repulsion between the incoming nucleophile and the electrophilic center, thereby increasing the ease at which the nucleophilic substitution reaction can occur.
    http://chemwiki.ucdavis.edu/Organic_Chemistry/Reactions/SN2_Reaction/Substrate
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    Where Y is the absolute yield, N is the number of atoms a given nucleus formed, and P is the number of fission events. The fissile material is encased in a solid cladding, made of Zircalloy, to contain both the fuel and the resulting fission products and keep then from escaping into the moderator, coolant, or anywhere outside the cladding.
    http://chemwiki.ucdavis.edu/Physical_Chemistry/Nuclear_Chemistry/Fission_and_Fusion/Nuclear_Chain_Reactions
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    Rayleigh scattering comes from the dipole oscillating at ω 0 induced in the molecule by the electric field of the incident radiation at frequency ω 0 . Raman scattering arises from the dipole moment oscillating at ω 0 ±ω k produced by the modulation of dipole oscillating at ω 0 with molecular vibration at frequency ω k . In other words, the frequencies we observe in Raman scattering are beat frequencies of the radiation frequency ω 0­ and the molecular vibrational frequency ω k . Quantum mechan…
    http://chemwiki.ucdavis.edu/Physical_Chemistry/Spectroscopy/Vibrational_Spectroscopy/Raman_Spectroscopy/Raman%3A_Theory
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    Because the vibrations have nearly the same frequency, the interaction will be affected if one mode undergoes a frequency shift from deuteration or a solvent effect while the other does not.The molecule most studied for this type of resonance (even what Fermi himself used to explain this phenomena), is carbon dioxide, CO 2 . The three fundamental vibrations are v 1 = 1337 cm -1 , v 2 =667 cm -1 , v 3 =2349 cm -1 . The first overtone of v 2 is v 1 + 2v 2 with symmetries σ g + and (σ g + + δ g + …
    http://chemwiki.ucdavis.edu/Physical_Chemistry/Spectroscopy/Vibrational_Spectroscopy/Vibrational_Modes/Combination_Bands%2C_Overtones_and_Fermi_Resonances
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    http://chemwiki.ucdavis.edu/Physical_Chemistry/Quantum_Mechanics/Quantum_Theory/Trapped_Particles/Potential_Barriers
  • Updated 12 months ago
    The electronic-state configurations for molecules can be described by the primary quantum number n, the angular momentum quantum number Λ, the spin quantum number S, which remains a good quantum number, the quantum number Σ (S, S-1, ..., -S), and the projection of the total angular momentum quantum number onto the molecular symmetry axis Ω, which can be derived as Ω=Λ+Σ.
    http://chemwiki.ucdavis.edu/Physical_Chemistry/Spectroscopy/Fundamentals/Selection_rules_and_transition_moment_integral
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    “RS is similar to IR in that they have regions that are useful for functional group detection and fingerprint regions that permit the identification of specific compounds.”[1] While from the different selection rules of Raman Spectroscopy and IR, we can get the Mutual Exclusion rule [5], which says that for a molecule with a center of symmetry, no mode can be both IR and Raman Spectroscopy active.
    http://chemwiki.ucdavis.edu/Physical_Chemistry/Spectroscopy/Vibrational_Spectroscopy/Raman_Spectroscopy/Raman%3A_Interpretation
  • Updated 12 months ago
    Through a careful study of multiple model compounds of known oxidation states and spin configurations, from Ni(I), to low- and high-spin Ni(III) up to Ni(IV), a relationship is derived between the position of the L 3 edge and the ratio of the integrals of the L 3 and L 2 edges.
    http://chemwiki.ucdavis.edu/Physical_Chemistry/Spectroscopy/X-ray_Spectroscopy/XANES%3A_Application
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