carbon atom

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n carbon atom an atom of carbon
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Usage

In literature:

SUB-FERMENTED GRAPE SUGAR MAKES 2 atoms of carbonic acid gas and 2 atoms of alcohol.
"Object Lessons on the Human Body" by Sarah F. Buckelew and Margaret W. Lewis
One atom of carbonic acid is expelled, and the residue is carbonate of soda.
"A System of Instruction in the Practical Use of the Blowpipe" by Anonymous
In Chapter IV I explained that the anilin dyes are built up upon the benzene ring of six carbon atoms.
"Creative Chemistry" by Edwin E. Slosson
With one atom of carbon united with four atoms of hydrogen she spells marsh gas; and so on.
"The Breath of Life" by John Burroughs
The molecules of iron, gold, hydrogen, oxygen, carbon, appear to be groups of atoms.
"The Arena" by Various
Those containing more than sixteen carbon atoms are solids.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
When the dead atoms of Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen, are seized upon by Life, the organism at first is very lowly.
"Natural Law in the Spiritual World" by Henry Drummond
No more than two atoms of oxygen can be made to unite with one carbon atom, nor more than one hydrogen with one chlorine atom.
"The Machinery of the Universe" by Amos Emerson Dolbear
Similarly, an increase of volume is associated with doubly and trebly linked carbon atoms.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1" by Various
Every molecule of carbon-dioxide that crystallized out took two atoms of oxygen with it, completely out of circulation.
"Let'em Breathe Space" by Lester del Rey
Thus toluene contains one atom of carbon and two atoms of hydrogen more than benzene.
"Coal" by Raphael Meldola
The carbon atom is twelve times heavier than the hydrogen atom, and the oxygen atom is sixteen times heavier.
"Nature's Miracles, Volume 1" by Elisha Gray
A molecule of acetylene gas is composed of two atoms of carbon to two of hydrogen.
"Electricity and Magnetism" by Elisha Gray
Imagine two carbon atoms side by side linked together or hand in hand.
"The Romance of War Inventions" by Thomas W. Corbin
Sucrose has the chemical formula of carbon 12 (atoms), hydrogen 22 (atoms), and oxygen 11 (atoms).
"The Philippine Agricultural Review" by Various
There is a strong contrast between this peaceful plan and that of the excited carbon atoms.
"Autobiography of an Electron" by Charles R. (Charles Robert) Gibson
The combination of one atom of carbon and one atom of nitrogen is called cyanogen.
"Marvels of Scientific Invention" by Thomas W. Corbin
Dumas's experiments were summed up in the statement that the atom of carbon is twelve times heavier than the atom of hydrogen.
"Heroes of Science" by M. M. Pattison Muir
These substances contain a ring of three carbon and three nitrogen atoms, i.e.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8" by Various
This carbonic acid is nothing else than carbon and oxygen united in the proportion of one atom of carbon to two atoms of oxygen.
"Curiosities of Heat" by Lyman B. Tefft
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In news:

Since then, other researchers have repeated the experiment with electrons , atoms, even with relatively bulky molecules containing as many as 70 carbon atoms.
JAPANESE and American research teams have discovered two different ways to make bulk quantities of carbon "nanotubes," microscopic tubes with walls whose standard thickness is only a single atom.
Revision of E415 - 08 Standard Test Method for Atomic Emission Vacuum Spectrometric Analysis of Carbon and Low-Alloy Steel.
The catalysts work by binding ethanol and butanol and converting them to aldehydes, which react with acetone to add more carbon atoms, producing longer hydrocarbons.
But Clara put the carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen atoms together in a particular complex way and asked Boehr if she'd made a real molecule .
All fullerenes incorporate exactly 12 pentagonal rings of carbon atoms, with some number of hexagonal rings filling in the rest of the structure.
Saturated fats (or triglycerides) contain the maximum number of hydrogen atoms attached to their carbon atoms.
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In science:

In B12C3 the atoms in the chain are CBC and the icosahedra are B11C with the carbon placed in a polar site.
Superconductivity from doping boron icosahedra
In the case of the formaldehyde molecule D would refer to the carbon atom, A to the oxygen, and B and C to the hydrogen atoms.
Many-body Hamiltonians in implicitly defined frames
The transition from static to staggered static state occurs through pseudorotation and vibration, i.e. the coordinates of the individual carbon atoms change only slightly and there is no reorientation of the molecule as a whole.
Static and dynamic Jahn-Teller effect in the alkali metal fulleride salts A4C60 (A = K, Rb, Cs)
We assume all elements are in their atomic form (or ionic in the case of carbon), with the exception of hydrogen which is 99% molecular.
Turbulence driven diffusion in protoplanetary disks - chemical effects in the outer disk
Diffusion brings atomic and ionized carbon, nitrogen and oxygen into the molecular layer, increasing the formation rate of molecules such as CO, H2O and CH4 .
Turbulence driven diffusion in protoplanetary disks - chemical effects in the outer disk
However, for AGB stars, carbon atoms are synthesised in the core and brought to the surface by the third dredge-up.
Spitzer observations of acetylene bands in carbon-rich AGB stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud
FIG. 1: Sketch of carbon atoms on a cylindric surface.
A lattice dynamical treatment for the total potential energy of single-walled carbon nanotubes and its applications: relaxed equilibrium structure, elastic properties, and vibrational modes of ultra-narrow tubes
Correspondingly, that part of total potential energy in association with carbon atom B (0, 0, B ) has a similar expression as that of UA , but with its geometrical parameters replaced by the counterpart of atom B .
A lattice dynamical treatment for the total potential energy of single-walled carbon nanotubes and its applications: relaxed equilibrium structure, elastic properties, and vibrational modes of ultra-narrow tubes
It spells that the locally constructed (0, 0) generalized motif cell with a pair of carbon atoms A and B can be continued to form a whole seamlessly closed cylindrical lattice sheet in which the generalized screw as well as rotation symmetries are inherited.
A lattice dynamical treatment for the total potential energy of single-walled carbon nanotubes and its applications: relaxed equilibrium structure, elastic properties, and vibrational modes of ultra-narrow tubes
The redundant counting in the total potential energy contributed by different carbon atoms can be accounted by a proper resetting for the values of the relevant force constants.
A lattice dynamical treatment for the total potential energy of single-walled carbon nanotubes and its applications: relaxed equilibrium structure, elastic properties, and vibrational modes of ultra-narrow tubes
Their main building blocks are carbon and hydrogen atoms.
Route to Room-Temperature Superconductivity from a Practical Point of View
It turns out, in fact, that the conjugated hydrocarbons with even number of carbon atoms are more than just similar to a metal, but are actually small superconductors .
Route to Room-Temperature Superconductivity from a Practical Point of View
Experimentally, conjugated hydrocarbons with even number of carbon atoms (thus, with even number of π electrons) exhibit properties similar to those of a superconductor: the Meissner-like effect, zero resistivity and the presence of an energy gap.
Route to Room-Temperature Superconductivity from a Practical Point of View
Alternatively, some carbon atoms in graphene can be substituted for B, N or Al (B and Al are probably better than N because each N adds an additional electron to graphene, while room-temperature superconductivity requires holes).
Route to Room-Temperature Superconductivity from a Practical Point of View
Assuming that nearly all electrons in diffuse clouds are produced via the ionization of C to C+ and that nearly all atomic carbon has been singly ionized (van Dishoeck & Black 1986), the carbon to hydrogen ratio should approximate the electron to hydrogen ratio.
H3+ in Diffuse Interstellar Clouds: a Tracer for the Cosmic-Ray Ionization Rate
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