Glossary

ABCDEFGHI – J – K – LMNOP – Q – RSTU – V – W – X – Y – Z

A

Adsorption vs Absorption

Adsorption Chromatography (TLC & Column)

AFM (Atomic Force Microscopy)

Amorphous vs Crystalline

Atom economy/E factor

B

Brønsted and Lewis acids/bases

C

Catalysts

Chromatography (general)

Colloid

Crystalline vs Amorphous

Condensation

D

Diastereomers vs Enantiomers

Distillate

DNA

E

Electrochemistry

Electrophile vs Nucleophile

Emulsion

Enantiomers vs Diastereomers

Enzymes and co-factors

F

Filtration

Fluorescence

Fluorescence microscopy

G

Gas Chromatography

Green chemistry

H

Heterogenous vs homogenous catalysis 

HPLC (High Performance Liquid Chromatography)

Hydrophobic vs hydrophilic

I

IR Spectroscopy

Isomers

Isotopes

L

Luminescence

Luminescence spectroscopy

M

Mass Spectroscopy

Melting Point

MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)

N

Nanotechnology

Nanoparticles

NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance)

Nucleotide

O

Orbitals

Oxidation and Reduction

P

pH scale

Polymer

Proteins and amino acids

R

Reduction and Oxidation

Rotary Evaporator

S

Saccharides

SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy)

Size exclusion chromatography

Soxhlet Extractor

Spectroscopy vs Spectrometry

STM (Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy)

Synchrotron

T

TEM (Transmission Electron Microscopy)

TGA (Thermogravimetric Analysis)

U

UV-vis Absorption Spectroscopy

X

X-Ray Diffraction

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