Carbon compounds


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Carbon compounds (Chem) See under Carbon.
    • Carbon compounds (Chem) those compounds consisting largely of carbon, commonly produced by animals and plants, and hence called organic compounds, though their synthesis may be effected in many cases in the laboratory.
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  • Mike Adams
    Mike Adams
    “Organic chemistry is the chemistry of carbon compounds. Biochemistry is the study of carbon compounds that crawl.”


In literature:

Osmium from a volatile compound of same thus deposited makes a filament as good as carbon when in vacuo.
"Edison, His Life and Inventions" by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
Other students suggest other combinations of carbon-compounds and water in the early days.
"The Story of Evolution" by Joseph McCabe
Our present knowledge of such actions and effects suggests a number of new clues to genetic relationships of carbon compounds within the plant.
"Researches on Cellulose" by C. F. Cross
The iron of commerce is derived from "ores," or chemical compounds of iron and oxygen, or iron and carbon.
"Commercial Geography" by Jacques W. Redway
May not hydrogen, carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, and sulphur all be compounds?
"Astronomy for Amateurs" by Camille Flammarion
When these compounds are destroyed by burning, the bases remain united to carbonic acid.
"Peat and its Uses as Fertilizer and Fuel" by Samuel William Johnson
The gaseous surroundings of comets are, then, largely made up of a compound of hydrogen with carbon.
"A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century" by Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
It's dollars to doughnuts that it's some carbon compound.
"Poisoned Air" by Sterner St. Paul Meek
What compound is formed when carbon is burned in air?
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
Chemical analysis shows that all fatty substances are compounds of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
Its springs of soda and iron belong to the class of weak compound carbonated soda waters.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
Here we have, for example, the homologous series of compounds of carbon of which many are known and each has its own algebraic formula.
"Landmarks of Scientific Socialism" by Friedrich Engels
C. In the latter case a mixture of nitro-compounds is obtained which can be separated by the addition of sodium carbonate.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
Chemists tell us that coal is chiefly constructed of carbon, compounded with oxygen, hydrogen, and nitrogen.
"Nature's Miracles, Volume 1" by Elisha Gray
An essential oil usually contains one chief ingredient, which may be a compound of carbon and hydrogen, e.g.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
We have volumes on the chemistry of carbon compounds.
"The Gospel Of Evolution" by Edward Aveling
All carbon compounds, excepting carbon dioxide, and many if not all compounds of nitrogen, are endothermic.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1" by Various
Lavoisier now studied the properties of the compounds produced by burning phosphorus, sulphur and carbon in dephlogisticated air.
"Heroes of Science" by M. M. Pattison Muir
Closely related to carbon is silica also, as a substitution in certain organic compounds.
"Astronomy" by David Todd
B. Organic Analysis.= A manual of the descriptive and analytical chemistry of certain carbon compounds in common use.
"Cork: Its Origin and Industrial Uses" by Gilbert E. Stecher

In news:

To case harden a part, the finished low-carbon steel part is heated, and then packed with a high-carbon compound, like Rose Mill's Cherry Red instant hardening compound.
Sulfates are compounds that possess a carbon, oxygen sulfur bond.
Carbon dioxide gets all the attention, but there are a host of compounds responsible for global warming.
Hubble Spots Complex Carbon Compounds, Possibly Organic, on Pluto 's Surface.
SAM is the rover 's onboard chemistry lab, and it's capable of identifying organic compounds — the carbon-containing building blocks of life as we know it.
Scientists said Monday a scoop of sandy soil analyzed by the rover 's chemistry lab contained water and a mix of chemicals, but not the complex carbon-based compounds considered necessary for microbial life.

In science:

Soon after the discovery of carbon nanotubes,1 it was recognized that these compounds can have electronic properties ranging from semiconducting to metallic, depending on the details of their atomic structure (see chapter 19 in Ref. 2).
Metal-Boron Nanotubes
The electro-negative impurities are mainly represented by oxygen, water, carbon dioxide and, in minor concentrations, some chlorine and fluorine compounds.
Study of accelerator neutrino interactions in a liquid argon TPC
Alternatively, SiC, graphite, and other carbon compounds could dominate the interiors of planets formed under conditions where C/O > 1 by number (Kuchner & Seager 2005), but we have not considered this possibility here.
Three Possible Origins for the Gas Layer on GJ 1214b
Photochemistry may also play a role in producing condensates, for instance sulphur or carbon compounds, that could affect the spectral signatures of the planetary atmosphere (Zahnle et al. 2009b).
The prevalence of dust on the exoplanet HD 189733b from Hubble and Spitzer observations
Another type of candidate for condensates in hot Jupiter atmospheres are photochemical compounds, for instance sulphur and carbon soots produces by stellar UV radiation in the upper part of the atmosphere.
The prevalence of dust on the exoplanet HD 189733b from Hubble and Spitzer observations
If our hypothesis about the chemical history of single carbon is valid, it is possible that only methane or compounds synthesized from methane should be used. A goal of the R&D program is to determine adequate sources of methane that meet these requirements.
Review of the Technical Issues Associated with the Construction of a Solar Neutrino TPC
To be published in “Carbon-based magnetism: An overview of the magnetism of metal free carbon-based compounds and materials”, edited by T.
Induced Magnetic Order by Ion Irradiation of Carbon-Based Structures
Magnetic properties of amorphous-like carbons prepared by tetraaza compounds by the chemical vapour deposition (CVD) method. J.
Induced Magnetic Order by Ion Irradiation of Carbon-Based Structures
Carbon is a very interesting element, on account of its chemical versatility: it can form more compounds than any other element5 .
Modeling disorder in graphene
The fullerene may absorb up to 10 photons at λ = 308 nm wavelength before the dissociation of the molecule into smaller carbon compounds” .
Quantum observer and Kolmogorov complexity: a model that can be tested
Butz, In CarbonBased Magnetism: an overview of the magnetism of metal-free carbon-based compounds and materials, T.
Proton-induced magnetic order in carbon: SQUID measurements