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  • adjective chemistry, of an atom or molecule having a single electron


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  • The second of these, which was quite unique, succeeded in producing and detecting relativistic hydrogen-like atoms each made up of a pion and a muon.

    Melvin Schwartz - Autobiography 1988

  • Since the O+7 ion is equivalent to a hydrogen-like atom in that it has one electron around the nucleus, use the modified Rydberg formula to find the wavelength w of the photon required.

    Yahoo! Answers: Latest Questions 2010

  • Instead, we want to make CH4 from CO2 and H2O, by first using solar power to generate hydrogen or something hydrogen-like, consider NADPH, again, followed by carbon capture, i.e. the photosynthetic dark reaction approach - yes, energy costs might be high, but all the parts are there, I think.

    RealClimate 2009

  • "second-class currents", but after a year of building, we abandoned it to measure the Lamb shift in high-Z hydrogen-like ions.

    Steven Chu - Autobiography 1998


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