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  • Atomic orbital [r]: Function in quantum mechanics describing the motion of an electron around the nucleus of an atom. [e]
  • Electronegativity [r]: Electronegativity is a measure of the tendency to attract electrons. Generally, it is used in the context of describing one species of atom's (element's) attraction of electrons in a chemical bond relative to another species. A higher electronegativity number indicating a greater tendency for attraction. [e]
  • Gaussian type orbitals [r]: Functions used as atomic orbitals in the LCAO method for the computation of electron orbitals in molecules. [e]
  • Hydrogen bond [r]: A non-covalent and non-ionic chemical bond involving a hydrogen atom and either Fluorine, Nitrogen, or Oxygen. [e]
  • Intermolecular forces [r]: Non-covalent forces between atoms and molecules; often synonymous with Van der Waals forces. [e]
  • Molecular orbital [r]: A function in quantum mechanics describing the motion of an electron in a molecule. [e]
  • Molecular orbital theory [r]: Deals with definition and computation of molecular orbitals. [e]
  • Macromolecular chemistry [r]: The study of the physical, biological and chemical structure, properties, composition, and reaction mechanisms of macromolecules. [e]
  • Octet rule [r]: Concept of chemical bonding theory based on the assumption that in the formation of compounds, atoms exhibit a tendency for their valence shells either to be empty or to have a full complement of eight electrons. [e]
  • Orbital hybridisation [r]: The concept of mixing atomic orbitals to form new hybrid orbitals suitable for the qualitative description of atomic bonding properties. [e]
  • Organic chemistry [r]: The scientific study of the structure, properties, composition, reactions, and preparation (by synthesis or by other means) of chemical compounds of carbon and hydrogen, which may contain any number of other elements. [e]
  • Oxidation [r]: Chemical loss of electrons, gain of oxygen, or loss of hydrogen, from an atom, ion or molecule (oxidation); chemical gain of electrons, loss of oxygen, or gain of hydrogen, from and atom, ion, or molecule (reduction) [e]
  • Slater orbital [r]: Functions used as atomic orbitals in the linear combination of atomic orbitals molecular orbital method. [e]
  • Van der Waals molecule [r]: A stable molecular cluster consisting of two or more molecules held together by van der Waals forces or by hydrogen bonds. [e]

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