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The acentric factor \omega is a conceptual number introduced by Kenneth Pitzer in 1955, proven to be very useful in the description of matter.
An air separation plant separates atmospheric air into its primary components, typically nitrogen and oxygen, and sometimes also argon and other rare inert gases.
Continuous particulate air monitors (CPAMs) have been used for years in nuclear facilities to assess airborne particulate radioactivity (APR).
Ajka is a city in Hungary with about 35,000 inhabitants.
The alkali metals are a group (column) in the periodic table consisting of the chemical elements lithium (Li), sodium (Na), potassium (K),The symbols Na and K for sodium and potassium are derived from their Latin names, natrium and kalium; these are still the names for the elements in some languages, such as German and Russian.
The alkaline earth metals are six chemical elements in group 2 of the periodic table.
The Allende meteorite is the largest carbonaceous chondrite ever found on Earth.
Amchitka (Amchixtax̂) is a volcanic, tectonically unstable island in the Rat Islands group of the Aleutian Islands in southwest Alaska.
Argon is a chemical element with symbol Ar and atomic number 18.
Argon compounds, the chemical compounds that contain the element argon, are rarely encountered due to the inertness of the argon atom.
Argon flash, also known as argon bomb, argon flash bomb, argon candle, and argon light source, is a single-use source of very short and extremely bright flashes of light.
Arundel Gardens is a street and a communal 'garden square' in Notting Hill, London, one of seven streets between Ladbroke Grove and Kensington Park Road of which five share in a communal garden between them.
The atmosphere of Jupiter is the largest planetary atmosphere in the Solar System.
Atmospheric chemistry is a branch of atmospheric science in which the chemistry of the Earth's atmosphere and that of other planets is studied.
The atomic radius of a chemical element is the distance from the centre of the nucleus to the outermost shell of the electron.
The atomic radius of a chemical element is a measure of the size of its atoms, usually the mean or typical distance from the center of the nucleus to the boundary of the surrounding cloud of electrons.
Ausonium (atomic symbol Ao) was the name assigned to the element with atomic number 93, now known as neptunium.
An autonomous building is a building designed to be operated independently from infrastructural support services such as the electric power grid, gas grid, municipal water systems, sewage treatment systems, storm drains, communication services, and in some cases, public roads.
This page describes how uranium dioxide nuclear fuel behaves during both normal nuclear reactor operation and under reactor accident conditions, such as overheating.
Beta attenuation monitoring (BAM) is a widely used air monitoring technique employing the absorption of beta radiation by solid particles extracted from air flow.
Bottled gas is a term used for substances which are gaseous at standard temperature and pressure (STP) and have been compressed and stored in carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, or composite bottles known as gas cylinders.
Bromine is a chemical element with symbol Br and atomic number 35.
A buffer gas is an inert or nonflammable gas.
Cadmium is a chemical element with symbol Cd and atomic number 48.
The characterization of nanoparticles is a branch of nanometrology that deals with the characterization of physical and chemical properties of nanoparticles.
Chemistry is the scientific discipline involved with compounds composed of atoms, i.e. elements, and molecules, i.e. combinations of atoms: their composition, structure, properties, behavior and the changes they undergo during a reaction with other compounds.
Chemistry: A Volatile History is a 2010 BBC documentary on the history of chemistry presented by Jim Al-Khalili.
The Chernobyl disaster, also referred to as the Chernobyl accident, was a catastrophic nuclear accident.
Comet Hale–Bopp (formally designated C/1995 O1) is a comet that was perhaps the most widely observed of the 20th century, and one of the brightest seen for many decades.
Fluorine forms a great variety of chemical compounds, within which it almost always adopts an oxidation state of −1.
The oxidation state of oxygen is −2 in almost all known compounds of oxygen.
The conservation and restoration of neon objects is the process of caring for and maintaining neon objects (artworks), and includes documentation, examination, research, and treatment to insure their long-term viability, when desired.
Cosmogenic nuclides (or cosmogenic isotopes) are rare nuclides (isotopes) created when a high-energy cosmic ray interacts with the nucleus of an in situ Solar System atom, causing nucleons (protons and neutrons) to be expelled from the atom (see cosmic ray spallation).
In chemistry, the CPK coloring is a popular color convention for distinguishing atoms of different chemical elements in molecular models.
In thermodynamics, a critical point (or critical state) is the end point of a phase equilibrium curve.
David R. Lide (ed), CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 85th Edition, online version.
A curtain wall system is an outer covering of a building in which the outer walls are non-structural, utilized to keep the weather out and the occupants in.
The d-block contraction (sometimes called scandide contraction) is a term used in chemistry to describe the effect of having full d orbitals on the period 4 elements.
The Dakota Gasification Company is a synthetic natural gas producing company founded in 1984 in Beulah, North Dakota, United States.
Diatomic molecules are molecules composed of only two atoms, of the same or different chemical elements.
Egon Orowan FRS (Orován Egon) (August 2, 1902 – August 3, 1989) was a Hungarian/British/U.S. physicist and metallurgist.
This page deals with the electron affinity as a property of isolated atoms or molecules (i.e. in the gas phase).
In atomic physics and quantum chemistry, the electron configuration is the distribution of electrons of an atom or molecule (or other physical structure) in atomic or molecular orbitals.
This page shows the electron configurations of the neutral gaseous atoms in their ground states.
In chemistry and atomic physics, an electron shell, or a principal energy level, may be thought of as an orbit followed by electrons around an atom's nucleus.
Endohedral fullerenes, also called endofullerenes, are fullerenes that have additional atoms, ions, or clusters enclosed within their inner spheres.
Energy conversion efficiency (η) is the ratio between the useful output of an energy conversion machine and the input, in energy terms.
An excimer laser, sometimes more correctly called an exciplex laser, is a form of ultraviolet laser which is commonly used in the production of microelectronic devices, semiconductor based integrated circuits or "chips", eye surgery, and micromachining.
Experimental Breeder Reactor-II (EBR-II) is a reactor designed, built and operated by Argonne National Laboratory in Idaho.
On this page, a discussion of each of the main elements in the fission product mixture from the nuclear fission of an actinide such as uranium or plutonium is set out by element.
A flashlight (more often called a torch outside North America) is a portable hand-held electric light.
A flashtube, also called a flashlamp, is an electric arc lamp designed to produce extremely intense, incoherent, full-spectrum white light for very short durations.
Flerovium is a superheavy artificial chemical element with symbol Fl and atomic number 114.
Flibe Energy is an American company that intends to design, construct, and operate small modular reactors based on liquid fluoride thorium reactor (acronym LFTR; pronounced lifter) technology.
A fluorescent lamp, or fluorescent tube, is a low-pressure mercury-vapor gas-discharge lamp that uses fluorescence to produce visible light.
Fluoride volatility is the tendency of highly fluorinated molecules to vaporize at comparatively low temperatures.
Fluorine is a chemical element with symbol F and atomic number 9.
Gas is one of the four fundamental states of matter (the others being solid, liquid, and plasma).
The Gas composition of any gas can be characterised by listing the pure substances it contains, and stating for each substance its proportion of the gas mixture's molecule count.
Gas-discharge lamps are a family of artificial light sources that generate light by sending an electric discharge through an ionized gas, a plasma.
A gas-filled tube, also known as a discharge tube, is an arrangement of electrodes in a gas within an insulating, temperature-resistant envelope.
George Samuel Hurst (13 October 1927 – 4 July 2010) was a health physicist, scientist, inventor, educator and innovator.
Most of the terms listed in Wikipedia glossaries are already defined and explained within Wikipedia itself.
Group 12, by modern IUPAC numbering, is a group of chemical elements in the periodic table.
In spacecraft propulsion, a Hall-effect thruster (HET) is a type of ion thruster in which the propellant is accelerated by an electric field.
A halogen lamp, also known as a tungsten halogen, quartz-halogen or quartz iodine lamp, is an incandescent lamp consisting of a tungsten filament sealed into a compact transparent envelope that is filled with a mixture of an inert gas and a small amount of a halogen such as iodine or bromine.
Hassium is a synthetic chemical element with symbol Hs and atomic number 108.
In thermal physics and thermodynamics, the heat capacity ratio or adiabatic index or ratio of specific heats or Poisson constant, is the ratio of the heat capacity at constant pressure to heat capacity at constant volume.
Heavy metals are generally defined as metals with relatively high densities, atomic weights, or atomic numbers.
A hermetic seal is any type of sealing that makes a given object airtight (excludes the passage of air, oxygen, or other gases).
Hesperium (also known as esperium; atomic symbol Es) was the name assigned to the element with atomic number 94, now known as plutonium.
The history of chemistry represents a time span from ancient history to the present.
The history of mass spectrometry has its roots in physical and chemical studies regarding the nature of matter.
In the aftermath of the French Revolution (1789), the traditional units of measure used in the Ancien Régime were replaced.
In chemistry, a hydride is the anion of hydrogen, H−, or, more commonly, it is a compound in which one or more hydrogen centres have nucleophilic, reducing, or basic properties.
An ice core is a core sample that is typically removed from an ice sheet or a high mountain glacier.
Imre Bródy (1891, Gyula, HungaryAntal Papp: Magyarország (Hungary), Panoráma, Budapest, 1982,, p. 860, pp. 453-456–1944, Mühldorf) was a Hungarian physicist who invented in 1930 the krypton-filled fluorescent lamps (also known as the krypton electric bulb), with fellow-Hungarian inventors Emil Theisz, Ferenc Kőrösy and Tivadar Millner.
An incandescent light bulb, incandescent lamp or incandescent light globe is an electric light with a wire filament heated to such a high temperature that it glows with visible light (incandescence).
Chemistry (from Egyptian kēme (chem), meaning "earth") is the physical science concerned with the composition, structure, and properties of matter, as well as the changes it undergoes during chemical reactions.
Indium is a chemical element with symbol In and atomic number 49.
Industrial gases are gaseous materials that are manufactured for use in Industry.
An inhalational anaesthetic is a chemical compound possessing general anaesthetic properties that can be delivered via inhalation.
This is a list of common inorganic and organometallic compounds of each element.
Insulating glass (IG), more commonly known as double glazing (or double-pane, and increasingly triple glazing/pane), consists of two or three glass window panes separated by a vacuum or gas filled space to reduce heat transfer across a part of the building envelope.
An ion beam is a type of charged particle beam consisting of ions.
An ion laser is a gas laser that uses an ionized gas as its lasing medium.
There are 33 known isotopes of krypton (36Kr) with atomic mass numbers from 69 through 101.
The chemical element selenium (34Se) has six natural isotopes that occur in significant quantities, along with the trace isotope 79Se, which occurs in minute quantities in uranium ores.
Jacques Babinet (5 March 1794 – 21 October 1872) was a French physicist, mathematician, and astronomer who is best known for his contributions to optics.
The kilogram or kilogramme (symbol: kg) is the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI), and is defined as being equal to the mass of the International Prototype of the Kilogram (IPK, also known as "Le Grand K" or "Big K"), a cylinder of platinum-iridium alloy stored by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures at Saint-Cloud, France.
Kinetic diameter is a measure applied to atoms and molecules that expresses the likelihood that a molecule in a gas will collide with another molecule.
KR is the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 and WMO country code for South Korea.
Krypton is a fictional planet appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
Krypton is a chemical element with symbol Kr and atomic number 36.
Krypton difluoride, KrF2 is a chemical compound of krypton and fluorine.
A krypton fluoride laser (KrF laser) is a particular type of excimer laser, which is sometimes (more correctly) called an exciplex laser.
Krypton-85 (85Kr) is a radioisotope of krypton.
The kryptonium ion, KrH+, is an onium compound, consisting of protonated krypton.
The krytron is a cold-cathode gas-filled tube intended for use as a very high-speed switch, somewhat similar to the thyratron.
Laser beam welding (LBW) is a welding technique used to join pieces of metal or thermoplastics through the use of a laser.
A laser is constructed from three principal parts.
The laser light show at Grand Coulee Dam, which began in 1989, is one of the largest light shows in the U.S..
A laser projector is a device that projects changing laser beams on a screen to create a moving image for entertainment or professional use.
Laser pumping is the act of energy transfer from an external source into the gain medium of a laser.
Laurence Wyman is an American classical saxophone teacher who served many years as the professor of saxophone at the State University of New York at Fredonia (Fredonia, New York).
The liquid fluoride thorium reactor (acronym LFTR; often pronounced lifter) is a type of molten salt reactor.
Lise Meitner (7 November 1878 – 27 October 1968) was an Austrian-Swedish physicist who worked on radioactivity and nuclear physics.
(Main list of acronyms).
This is the list of etymologies for all chemical element names.
, 118 chemical elements are identified.
This is a list of chemical elements and their atomic properties, ordered by Atomic number.
Atomic nuclei consist of protons and neutrons, which attract each other through the nuclear force, while protons repel each other via the electric force due to their positive charge.
English inventions and discoveries are objects, processes or techniques invented, innovated or discovered, partially or entirely, in England by a person from England (that is, someone born in England - including to non-English parents - or born abroad with at least one English parent and who had the majority of their education or career in England).
Experiments directed toward developing fusion power are invariably done with dedicated machines which can be classified according to the principles they use to confine the plasma fuel and keep it hot.
This is a list of gases at standard conditions This means the substance boils at or below 25°C at 1 atmosphere pressure and is reasonably stable.
This is the fourth part of the list of the "D" codes for MeSH.
This is a list of known oxidation states of the chemical elements, excluding nonintegral values.
Chemical refrigerants are assigned an R number which is determined systematically according to molecular structure.
The UN numbers from UN1001 to UN1100 as assigned by the United Nations Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods.
The UN numbers from UN1901 to UN2000 as assigned by the United Nations Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods.
This is a list of vacuum tubes or thermionic valves, and low-pressure gas-filled tubes, or discharge tubes.
This is a list of annual world production.
Livermorium is a synthetic chemical element with symbol Lv and atomic number 116.
Lucia V. Streng (c. 1910–1995) was a Russian-born chemist.
In nuclear physics, a magic number is a number of nucleons (either protons or neutrons, separately) such that they are arranged into complete shells within the atomic nucleus.
Maglite (also spelled Mag-Lite) is a brand of flashlight manufactured in the United States by Mag Instrument, Inc.
The MAss SPectrometer for Planetary EXploration (MASPEX) is a mass spectrometer capable of high-resolution and high-sensitivity that allows the determination of a wide variety of chemical compounds in complex mixtures.
Matrix isolation is an experimental technique used in chemistry and physics which generally involves a material being trapped within an unreactive matrix.
Mössbauer spectroscopy is a spectroscopic technique based on the Mössbauer effect.
Mercury is the smallest and innermost planet in the Solar System.
The metre (British spelling and BIPM spelling) or meter (American spelling) (from the French unit mètre, from the Greek noun μέτρον, "measure") is the base unit of length in some metric systems, including the International System of Units (SI).
The Metre Convention (Convention du Mètre), also known as the Treaty of the Metre, is an international treaty that was signed in Paris on 20 May 1875 by representatives of 17 nations (Argentina, Austria-Hungary, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Peru, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden and Norway, Switzerland, Turkey, United States of America, and Venezuela).
These tables list values of molar ionization energies, measured in kJ mol−1.
The Molière radius is a characteristic constant of a material giving the scale of the transverse dimension of the fully contained electromagnetic showers initiated by an incident high energy electron or photon.
The Molten-Salt Reactor Experiment (MSRE) was an experimental molten salt reactor at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) researching this technology through the 1960s; constructed by 1964, it went critical in 1965 and was operated until 1969.
In physics and chemistry, monatomic is a combination of the words "mono" and "atomic", and means "single atom".
Morris William Travers (24 January 1872 – 25 August 1961) was an English chemist who worked with Sir William Ramsay in the discovery of xenon, neon and krypton.
Metal nanoclusters consist of a small number of atoms, at most in the tens.
Nd:YAG (neodymium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet; Nd:Y3Al5O12) is a crystal that is used as a lasing medium for solid-state lasers.
Neon is a chemical element with symbol Ne and atomic number 10.
A neon lamp (also neon glow lamp) is a miniature gas discharge lamp.
In the signage industry, neon signs are electric signs lighted by long luminous gas-discharge tubes that contain rarefied neon or other gases.
"NFPA 704: Standard System for the Identification of the Hazards of Materials for Emergency Response" is a standard maintained by the U.S.-based National Fire Protection Association.
Nitrogen clathrate or nitrogen hydrate is a clathrate consisting of ice with regular crystalline cavities that contain nitrogen molecules.
Narcosis while diving (also known as nitrogen narcosis, inert gas narcosis, raptures of the deep, Martini effect) is a reversible alteration in consciousness that occurs while diving at depth.
The noble gases (historically also the inert gases) make up a group of chemical elements with similar properties; under standard conditions, they are all odorless, colorless, monatomic gases with very low chemical reactivity.
This page provides supplementary data about the noble gases, which were excluded from the main article to conserve space and preserve focus.
Noble gas compounds are chemical compounds that include an element from the noble gases, group 18 of the periodic table.
Apart from hydrogen, nonmetals are located in the p-block. Helium, as an s-block element, would normally be placed next to hydrogen and above beryllium. However, since it is a noble gas, it is instead placed above neon (in the p-block). In chemistry, a nonmetal (or non-metal) is a chemical element that mostly lacks metallic attributes.
Nuclear binding energy is the minimum energy that would be required to disassemble the nucleus of an atom into its component parts.
Nuclear fuel is a substance that is used in nuclear power stations to produce heat to power turbines.
Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty involving the application of radioactive substances in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.
A nuclear pumped laser is a laser pumped with the energy of fission fragments.
The three primary objectives of nuclear reactor safety systems as defined by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission are to shut down the reactor, maintain it in a shutdown condition and prevent the release of radioactive material.
Oganesson is a synthetic chemical element with symbol Og and atomic number 118.
In chemistry, an onium ion, is a cation formally obtained by the protonation of mononuclear parent hydride of a pnictogen (group 15 of the periodic table), chalcogen (group 16), or halogen (group 17).
In the context of atomic orbitals, an open shell is a valence shell which is not completely filled with electrons or that has not given all of its valence electrons through chemical bonds with other atoms or molecules during a chemical reaction.
An opto-electric nuclear battery is a device that converts nuclear energy into light, which it then uses to generate electrical energy.
This is a table of specific heat capacities by magnitude.
The Pakistan Atomic Research Reactor or (PARR) are two nuclear research reactors and two other experimental neutron sources located in the PINSTECH Laboratory, Nilore, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Passive house (Passivhaus) is a rigorous, voluntary standard for energy efficiency in a building, which reduces the building's ecological footprint.
Pattipati Ramaiah Naidu (a.k.a. Dr. Ramaiah Naidu) (June 1904 - 6 June 1991) was a pioneering Indian nuclear Physicist, Medical Scientist and Radiologist who helped to establish the foundations of medical physics.
A period in the periodic table is a horizontal row.
A period 4 element is one of the chemical elements in the fourth row (or period) of the periodic table of the elements.
* Configurations of elements 109 and above are not available.
A plasma globe or plasma lamp (also called plasma ball, dome, sphere, tube or orb, depending on shape) is (usually) a clear glass sphere filled with a mixture of various noble gases with a high-voltage electrode in the center of the sphere.
Plutonium is a radioactive chemical element with symbol Pu and atomic number 94.
Pressure-induced hydration (PIH), also known as “super-hydration”, is a special case of pressure-induced insertion whereby water molecules are injected into the pores of microporous materials.
This table lists the elements by their name and gives some historical prices for them and their commonly traded compounds.
Project Grab Bag was an air sampling program conducted in the United States for the monitoring in the stratosphere of above-ground nuclear weapons testing in the Soviet Union.
Proton affinities are quoted in kJ/mol, in increasing order of gas-phase basicity of the base.
Proton-transfer-reaction mass spectrometry (PTR-MS) is an analytical chemistry technique that uses gas phase hydronium ions as ion source reagents.
A pulsed discharge ionization detector (pulsed discharge detector) is a detector for gas chromatography that utilizes a stable, low powered, pulsed DC discharge in helium as an ionization source.
Radiopharmaceuticals, or medicinal radiocompounds, are a group of pharmaceutical drugs which have radioactivity.
A replacement window is a window that is installed in an existing window opening as replacement of the existing window.
Robert Smolańczuk (born in Olecko, Poland) is a Polish theoretical physicist.
Rockne Krebs (1938–2011) was a contemporary American artist and sculptor.
This table is designed to show the role(s) performed by each chemical element, in nature and in technology.
The slow neutron-capture process or s-process is a series of reactions in nuclear astrophysics that occur in stars, particularly AGB stars.
Science and technology in Hungary is one of the country's most developed sectors.
A scintillator is a material that exhibits scintillation—the property of luminescence, when excited by ionizing radiation.
K-27 was the only submarine of Project 645 in the Soviet Navy.
Spent nuclear fuel, occasionally called used nuclear fuel, is nuclear fuel that has been irradiated in a nuclear reactor (usually at a nuclear power plant).
The stable salt reactor (SSR) is a nuclear reactor design proposed by Moltex Energy Ltd based in the UK.
Superboy (also known as Kon-El or Conner Kent) is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
A TEA laser is a gas laser energized by a high voltage electrical discharge in a gas mixture generally at or above atmospheric pressure.
"The Elements" is a song by musical humorist and lecturer Tom Lehrer, which recites the names of all the chemical elements known at the time of writing, up to number 102, nobelium.
Thermal conductivity (often denoted k, λ, or κ) is the property of a material to conduct heat.
Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station (TMI) is a nuclear power plant located on Three Mile Island in Londonderry Township, Pennsylvania, on the Susquehanna River just south of Harrisburg.
The discovery of the 118 chemical elements known to exist today is presented here in chronological order.
In thermodynamics, the triple point of a substance is the temperature and pressure at which the three phases (gas, liquid, and solid) of that substance coexist in thermodynamic equilibrium.
In chemistry, a trivial name is a nonsystematic name for a chemical substance.
Tungsram is in one of Hungary's largest, oldest, and internationally most prestigious firms, known for light bulbs and electronics.
A turboexpander, also referred to as a turbo-expander or an expansion turbine, is a centrifugal or axial-flow turbine, through which a high-pressure gas is expanded to produce work that is often used to drive a compressor or generator.
Underground nuclear testing is the test detonation of nuclear weapons that is performed underground.
Unison Industries, LLC, headquartered Jacksonville, Florida, is involved in the design, manufacture, and integration of electrical and mechanical components and systems for aircraft engines and airframes.
University College London (UCL) is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
Uranium-235 (235U) is an isotope of uranium making up about 0.72% of natural uranium.
In nuclear physics, the valley of stability (also called the nuclear valley, energy valley, or beta stability valley) is a characterization of the stability of nuclides to radioactivity based on their binding energy.
The following table lists the van der Waals constants (from the van der Waals equation) for a number of common gases and volatile liquids.
William Hampson (born 14 March 1854 in Bebington, Merseyside (formerly: Cheshire), England – died 1 January 1926 in Holland Park, London, England) was the first person to patent a process for liquifying air.
Sir William Ramsay (2 October 1852 – 23 July 1916) was a Scottish chemist who discovered the noble gases and received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1904 "in recognition of his services in the discovery of the inert gaseous elements in air" (along with his collaborator, John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, who received the Nobel Prize in Physics that same year for their discovery of argon).
A window is an opening in a wall, door, roof or vehicle that allows the passage of light, sound, and air.
Xenon is a chemical element with symbol Xe and atomic number 54.
Xenon monochloride (XeCl) is an excimer which is used in excimer lasers emitting near ultraviolet light at 308 nm.
Xenon-135 (135Xe) is an unstable isotope of xenon with a half-life of about 9.2 hours.
The 1890s was the ten-year period from the years 1890 to 1899.
The year 1898 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.
Events from the year 1898 in the United Kingdom.
36 (thirty-six) is the natural number following 35 and preceding 37.