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- adj. Having equal numbers of electrons or the same electronic configuration.
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- adj. (of two compounds) having the same electronic configuration although consisting of different elements
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Castleman noted that, in this case, the term isoelectronic refers to the number of electrons present in the outer shell of an atom or molecule.
Which of the following isoelectronic species will have the smallest atomic radius?
Which of the following isoelectronic species will have the smallest atomic aduis?
Anions are negatively charged atoms and isoelectronic ions are different elements that have identical electronic configurations.
The partial replacement of anions with highly electronegative isoelectronic ions makes it possible to fabricate HMAs whose properties can be dramatically altered with only a small amount of doping.
The element you end up on is nickel, whose 10 outer-shell electrons make it isoelectronic with the 10 outer-shell electron molecule resulting from the combination of titanium and oxygen.
The structure is isoelectronic to that of pyrrole except that an arsenic atom is substituted for the nitrogen atom and that arsole is only mildly aromatic.
The key is that all of the pairs are composed of isoelectronic species, which are atoms with the same electron configuration. "