- 21.4.1: Distinguish between nuclear fission and nuclear fusion.
- 21.4.2: Define chain reaction.
- 21.4.3: List the five main components of a nuclear power plant.
- 21.4.4: RELATING IDEAS Explain how fusion is one of our sources of energy.
Solutions for Chapter 21.4: Nuclear Fission and Nuclear Fusion
Full solutions for Modern Chemistry: Student Edition 2012 | 1st Edition
The term describing a carbonyl group (CRO bond) connected to an alkyl group or aryl group.
The process of introducing an acyl group, RCO! or ArCO!, onto an organic molecule.
Naturally occurring amines isolated from plants.
A reaction in which two alkenes interchange the carbons attached to their double bonds.
A compound containing a carboxylic acid group (COOH) as well as an amino group (NH2).
An amine in which the nitrogen atom is connected directly to an aromatic ring.
Enantiomers that lack a chiral center and differ because of hindered rotation.
The study of the chemistry of living systems. (Chapter 24: Introduction)
In 13C NMR spectroscopy, a technique in which all 13C!1H splitting is suppressed with the use of two rf transmitters.
A complex polymer resulting from the polymerization of two or more chemically different monomers. (Section 12.8)
A substance with one or more unpaired electrons. (Section 21.9)
Index of hydrogen defi ciency
The sum of the number of rings and p bonds in a molecule.
Molecular dipole moment (m)
The vector sum of individual bond dipoles.
A ligand in which two or more donor atoms can coordinate to the same metal ion. (Section 23.3)
polyvinyl chloride, (PVC)
A polymer formed from the polymerization of vinyl chloride (H2CRCHCl).
Polypeptide chains comprised of more than 40 or 50 amino acids.
Separation of a racemic mixture into its enantiomers; in mass spectrometry, a measure of how well a mass spectrometer separates ions of different mass.
A reaction that has a rate equation in which the sum of all exponents is two.
Two objects that are identical.
A name that is assigned using the rules of IUPAC nomenclature.