Allotropicity

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Allotropicity Allotropic property or nature.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n allotropicity The quality or capacity of assuming different physical properties while remaining the same in substance. See allotropy.
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Usage

In literature:

He tells me that Liebig is full of ozone, i.e., of allotropic oxygen.
"Faraday As A Discoverer" by John Tyndall
Perhaps they have not studied the mystery of allotropism in the emotions of the human heart.
"Elsie Venner" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
It is easy to call these changes by the name allotropism, but not the less do they confound our hasty generalizations.
"Medical Essays" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
It occurs likewise in several allotropic states as graphite, plumbago, charcoal, anthracite, etc.
"A System of Instruction in the Practical Use of the Blowpipe" by Anonymous
I am a gentleman in allotropic form'; that was as much as I ever heard him say.
"Grey Roses" by Henry Harland
Further, the allotropic modifications of elements and the isomerism of compounds increased the difficulties.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 643, April 28, 1888" by Various
Only such forms, however, as have different energy contents are properly called allotropic forms.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
This element exists in several allotropic forms, which have very different electric properties.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall
Just let me tell you, to use a very hard word, that we call the diamond an "allotropic" form of carbon.
"The Story of a Tinder-box" by Charles Meymott Tidy
Another element occurring in allotropic forms is sulphur, of which many forms have been described.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
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In science:

Historically, any allotrope based on the element carbon has been classed as organic, but a new carbon allotrope stretches that definition.
Route to Room-Temperature Superconductivity from a Practical Point of View
While the importance of sp2 structure is by now confirmed, a lot of interest is growing around sp carbon allotropes, named carbynes.
Ab initio investigation of the groundstate, electronic, and optical properties of polyyne and cumulene prototypes
Although the existence and the properties of three dimensional allotrope, graphite containing weakly coupled stacks of graphene layers were well known , the experimental realization of a monolayer graphene, brought forth a completely different set of novel properties [3, 4].
A Systematic Study of Electronic Structure from Graphene to Graphane
These experiments could hold the key to answering fundamental questions about quantum mechanics and the nature of the quantum-classical transition and more. C60 , the third allotropic form of carbon was discovered in 1985 by Kroto and colleagues.
Quantum interference of molecules -- probing the wave nature of matter
As a consequence, carbon can exist in many stable allotropic forms, characterized by the different relative orientions of the carbon atoms.
Modeling disorder in graphene
Furthermore, carbon, being the most covalent of the elements, has a strong tendency to saturate its shell in its allotropes, and is somehow the antithesis of magnetism.
Modeling disorder in graphene
Customary impurities in carbon allotropes are nitrogen, working as a donor, and boron, working as an acceptor40 .
Modeling disorder in graphene
Arsenic is capable to exist in several allotropic forms, from which steadiest "grey" form. At fast cooling of arsenic vapors the «yellow arsenic» As4 turns out.
Fugacity of condensed media
The discovery of the new fullerene allotropes of carbon, exemplified by C60 and soon followed by an efficient method for their synthesis , led to a burst of theoretical and experimental activity on their physical properties.
The Enigma of the Mass
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