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Here is a list of recommended web links, arranged alphabetically by the relevant dictionary entries:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W X Y Z

A  Top

acetals
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_460.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

acid anhydrides
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_534.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

actinium
http://www.webelements.com/actinium/
Information from the WebElements site

acyl halides
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_529.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

alcohols
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/79/r79_202.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

aldehydes
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_449.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

alkanes
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/79/r79_34.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/79/r79_36.htm
Further details about nomenclature

alkenes
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/79/r79_53.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

alkynes
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/79/r79_53.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

aluminium
http://www.webelements.com/aluminium/
Information from the WebElements site

americium
http://www.webelements.com/americium/
Information from the WebElements site

amides
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_543.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

amines
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_398.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature of primary amines
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_402.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature of secondary and tertiary amines

amino acid
http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/AminoAcid/
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

antimony
http://www.webelements.com/antimony/
Information from the WebElements site

argon
http://www.webelements.com/argon/
Information from the WebElements site

aromatic compound
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/79/r79_61.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

arsenic
http://www.webelements.com/arsenic/
Information from the WebElements site

astatine
http://www.webelements.com/astatine/
Information from the WebElements site

astrochemistry
http://www.strw.leidenuniv.nl/iau34/
The website of the astrochemistry work group of the International Astronomical Union

azine
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_469.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

azo compounds
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_377.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

 

B  Top

barium
http://www.webelements.com/barium/
Information from the WebElements site

berkelium
http://www.webelements.com/berkelium/
Information from the WebElements site

beryllium
http://www.webelements.com/beryllium/
Information from the WebElements site

bismuth
http://www.webelements.com/bismuth/
Information from the WebElements site

bohrium
http://www.webelements.com/bohrium/
Information from the WebElements site

boron
http://www.webelements.com/boron/
Information from the WebElements site

bottled gas
https://www.boconline.co.uk/en/sheq/gas-safety/identifying-gas-cylinders/industrial-gas-cylinder-colours/industrial-cylinder-colours.html
Information on colour coding of gas containers

bromine
http://www.webelements.com/bromine/
Information from the WebElements site

Brownian movement
http://schools.matter.org.uk/content/BrownianMotion/Default.htm
A description of the concept, using a series of simulations, from the University of Liverpool’s Matter Initiative for Schools
http://web.lemoyne.edu/~giunta/perrin.html
Jean Perrin’s paper

buckminsterfullerene
http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/fullerene/
Information about IUPAC nomenclature and representation of fullerenes and related compounds

 

C  Top

cadmium
http://www.webelements.com/cadmium/
Information from the WebElements site

caesium
http://www.webelements.com/caesium/
Information from the WebElements site

calcium
http://www.webelements.com/calcium/
Information from the WebElements site

californium
http://www.webelements.com/californium/
Information from the WebElements site

carbohydrate
http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/2carb/
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

carbon
http://www.webelements.com/carbon/
Information from the WebElements site

carboxylic acids
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_480.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

CAS registry
http://www.cas.org/content/chemical-substances/faqs
Further information from the CAS site

cerium
http://www.webelements.com/cerium/
Information from the WebElements site

ChemDraw
http://www.cambridgesoft.com
The CambridgeSoft website, giving details about ChemDraw and associated software

chemical markup language
http://www.ch.ic.ac.uk/rzepa/chimeral/documents/FAQ/FAQ.html
An FAQ produced by the Chemistry Department, CambridgeUniversity

Chemical Weapons Convention
http://www.opcw.org
The OPCW website, giving details of the convention

ChemSketch
http://www.acdlabs.com/resources/freeware/chemsketch/
Details and download from Advanced Chemistry Development website

chlorine
http://www.webelements.com/chlorine/
Information from the WebElements site

chromium
http://www.webelements.com/chromium/
Information from the WebElements site

cis
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_620.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

close packing
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/CubicClosePacking.html
An interactive version of cubic close-packing
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/HexagonalClosePacking.html
An interactive version of hexagonal close packing

cobalt
http://www.webelements.com/cobalt/
Information from the WebElements site

controlled substance
http://www.dhsspsni.gov.uk/mdl
Information about the Misuse of Drugs Acts from the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety website

coordination compound
http://www.chemistry.wustl.edu/~edudev/LabTutorials/naming_coord_comp.html
Rules for naming coordination compounds

copper
http://www.webelements.com/copper/
Information from the WebElements site

crystal lattice
http://www.ch.cam.ac.uk/teaching/crystals
Interactive 3D crystal models from the University of Cambridge

cubic crystal
http://www.chemtube3d.com/solidstate/_simplecubic(final).htm
An interactive version of a simple cubic crystal
http://www.chemtube3d.com/solidstate/_bcc(final).htm
An interactive version of a body-centred cubic crystal
http://www.chemtube3d.com/solidstate/_ccp(final).htm
An interactive version of a face-centred cubic crystal

curium
http://www.webelements.com/curium/
Information from the WebElements site

cycloalkanes
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/79/r79_60.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

cyclophane
http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/phane/
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

 

D  Top

darmstadtium
http://www.webelements.com/darmstadtium/
Information from the WebElements site

depression of freezing point
http://web.lemoyne.edu/~giunta/raoult.html
Raoult’s original paper

diazo compounds
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_377.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

Döbereiner’s triads
http://web.lemoyne.edu/~giunta/dobereiner.html
Döbereiner’s original paper

dubnium
http://www.webelements.com/dubnium/
Information from the WebElements site

Dulong and Petit’s law
http://web.lemoyne.edu/~giunta/petit.html
Original paper

dysprosium
http://www.webelements.com/dysprosium/
Information from the WebElements site

 

E  Top

einsteinium
http://www.webelements.com/einsteinium/
Information from the WebElements site

enzyme
http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iubmb/enzyme/
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

erbium
http://www.webelements.com/erbium/
Information from the WebElements site

esters
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_511.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

ethers
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/79/r79_227.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

europium
http://www.webelements.com/europium/
Information from the WebElements site

E–Z convention
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_626.htm
Information about the convention from IUPAC

 

F  Top

fermium
http://www.webelements.com/fermium/
Information from the WebElements site

fluorine
http://www.webelements.com/fluorine/
Information from the WebElements site

fluorite structure
http://www.chemtube3d.com/solidstate/_fluorite(final).htm
An interactive version of the structure

francium
http://www.webelements.com/francium/
Information from the WebElements site

fundamental constants
http://physics.nist.gov/cuu/Constants/
Fundamental physical constants from NIST

fused ring
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/79/r79_63.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

 

G  Top

gadolinium
http://www.webelements.com/gadolinium/
Information from the WebElements site

gallium
http://www.webelements.com/gallium/
Information from the WebElements site

germanium
http://www.webelements.com/germanium/
Information from the WebElements site

gold
http://www.webelements.com/gold/
Information from the WebElements site

 

H  Top

hafnium
http://www.webelements.com/hafnium/
Information from the WebElements site

Hantzsch–Widman system
http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/hetero/HW.html
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

hassium
http://www.webelements.com/hassium/
Information from the WebElements site

helium
http://www.webelements.com/helium/
Information from the WebElements site

holmium
http://www.webelements.com/holmium/
Information from the WebElements site

hydrazones
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_469.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

hydrogen
http://www.webelements.com/hydrogen/
Information from the WebElements site

hydrogen spectrum
http://web.lemoyne.edu/~giunta/balmer.html
Balmer’s paper

hydroxylamine
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_409.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

 

I  Top

imides
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_543.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

imines
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_406.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

InChI
http://www.inchi-trust.org/technical-faq/#1.1
An FAQ produced by the the InChi Trust
http://www.iupac.org/home/publications/e-resources/inchi.html
Information and downloads from the IUPAC site

indium
http://www.webelements.com/indium/
Information from the WebElements site

iodine
http://www.webelements.com/iodine/
Information from the WebElements site

ionization potential
http://physics.nist.gov/PhysRefData/ASD/ionEnergy.html
A search form for values provided by NIST

iridium
http://www.webelements.com/iridium/
Information from the WebElements site

iron
http://www.webelements.com/iron/
Information from the WebElements site

isonitrile
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_557.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

IUPAC
http://www.iupac.org/
The IUPAC home page

 

J  Top

JMol
http://jmol.sourceforge.net/
Details and a download for JMol from SourceForge

 

K  Top

ketals
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_460.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

ketene
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/79/r79_292.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

ketones
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_453.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

krypton
http://www.webelements.com/krypton/
Information from the WebElements site

 

L  Top

lactams
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_521.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

lactims
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_521.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

lactones
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_521.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

lanthanum
http://www.webelements.com/lanthanum/
Information from the WebElements site

law of octaves
http://web.lemoyne.edu/~giunta/newlands.html
John Newlands’ paper

lawrencium
http://www.webelements.com/lawrencium/
Information from the WebElements site

lead
http://www.webelements.com/lead/
Information from the WebElements site

Le Chatelier’s principle
http://web.lemoyne.edu/~giunta/lechat.html
Le Chatelier’s original paper

lipid
http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/lipid/
Information about IUPAC nomenclature of lipids

lithium
http://www.webelements.com/lithium/
Information from the WebElements site

lutetium
http://www.webelements.com/lutetium/
Information from the WebElements site

 

M  Top

magnesium
http://www.webelements.com/magnesium/
Information from the WebElements site

manganese
http://www.webelements.com/manganese/
Information from the WebElements site

meitnerium
http://www.webelements.com/meitnerium/
Information from the WebElements site

mendelevium
http://www.webelements.com/mendelevium/
Information from the WebElements site

mercury
http://www.webelements.com/mercury/
Information from the WebElements site

Michaelis–Menten curve
http://web.lemoyne.edu/~giunta/menten.html
Original paper on Michaelis–Menten kinetics

molybdenum
http://www.webelements.com/molybdenum/
Information from the WebElements site

Moseley’s law
http://www.chemistry.co.nz/henry_moseley_article.htm
Original paper on the law

 

N  Top

neodymium
http://www.webelements.com/neodymium/
Information from the WebElements site

neon
http://www.webelements.com/neon/
Information from the WebElements site

neptunium
http://www.webelements.com/neptunium/
Information from the WebElements site

nickel
http://www.webelements.com/nickel/
Information from the WebElements site

nickel arsenide structure
http://www.chemtube3d.com/solidstate/_NiAs(final).htm
An interactive version of the structure

niobium
http://www.webelements.com/niobium/
Information from the WebElements site

nitriles
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_557.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

nitrogen
http://www.webelements.com/nitrogen/
Information from the WebElements site

nobelium
http://www.webelements.com/nobelium/
Information from the WebElements site

nucleic acid
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_557.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

 

O  Top

organometallic compound
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_18.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

osmium
http://www.webelements.com/osmium/
Information from the WebElements site

oximes
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_469.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

oxygen
http://www.webelements.com/oxygen/
Information from the WebElements site

 

P  Top

palladium
http://www.webelements.com/palladium/
Information from the WebElements site

peptide
http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/AminoAcid/
Information about IUPAC nomenclature of peptides

periodic table
http://www.webelements.com/
The WebElements table produced by Mark Winter at the University of Sheffield

http://www.meta-synthesis.com/webbook/35_pt/pt.html
Over 30 different forms of the periodic table in the Chemogenesis web book by Mark R. Leach

perovskite structure
http://www.chemtube3d.com/solidstate/_perovskite(final).htm
An interactive version of the structure

peroxides
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/79/r79_245.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

persistent organic pollutant
http://chm.pops.int/default.aspx
Official Stockholm Convention site

phosphorus
http://www.webelements.com/phosphorus/
Information from the WebElements site

platinum
http://www.webelements.com/platinum/
Information from the WebElements site

plutonium
http://www.webelements.com/plutonium/
Information from the WebElements site

polonium
http://www.webelements.com/polonium/
Information from the WebElements site

polymer
http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/rssop/
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

potassium
http://www.webelements.com/potassium/
Information from the WebElements site

praseodymium
http://www.webelements.com/praseodymium/
Information from the WebElements site

promethium
http://www.webelements.com/promethium/
Information from the WebElements site

protactinium
http://www.webelements.com/protactinium/
Information from the WebElements site

Prout’s hypothesis
http://web.lemoyne.edu/~giunta/prout.html
William Prout’s original paper

 

R  Top

radical
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_569.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/79/r79_1036.htm

List of radical names

radium
http://www.webelements.com/radium/
Information from the WebElements site

radon
http://www.webelements.com/radon/
Information from the WebElements site

Raman effect
http://www.uky.edu/~holler/raman.html
The original paper by Raman and Krishnan

Raoult’s law
http://web.lemoyne.edu/~giunta/raoult2.html
Raoult’s original paper

RasMol
http://www.umass.edu/microbio/rasmol/getras.htm
A downloadable version of RasMol from the website of the University of Massachusetts Amherst

relative atomic mass
http://www.webelements.com/periodicity/atomic_weight/
Information from the WebElements site

rhenium
http://www.webelements.com/rhenium/
Information from the WebElements site

rhodium
http://www.webelements.com/rhodium/
Information from the WebElements site

rock salt structure
http://www.chemtube3d.com/solidstate/_rocksalt(final).htm
An interactive version of the structure

roentgenium
http://www.webelements.com/roentgenium/
Information from the WebElements site

R–S convention
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_630.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

rubidium
http://www.webelements.com/rubidium/
Information from the WebElements site

ruthenium
http://www.webelements.com/ruthenium/
Information from the WebElements site

rutherfordium
http://www.webelements.com/rutherfordium/
Information from the WebElements site

rutile structure

http://www.chemtube3d.com/solidstate/_rutile(final).htm
An interactive version of the structure

 

S  Top

saccharide
http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/2carb/
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

samarium
http://www.webelements.com/samarium/
Information from the WebElements site

scandium
http://www.webelements.com/scandium/
Information from the WebElements site

seaborgium
http://www.webelements.com/seaborgium/
Information from the WebElements site

selenium
http://www.webelements.com/selenium/
Information from the WebElements site

semicarbazones
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_469.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

silicon
http://www.webelements.com/silicon/
Information from the WebElements site

silver
http://www.webelements.com/silver/
Information from the WebElements site

SMILES
http://www.daylight.com/dayhtml_tutorials/languages/smiles/index.html
A SMILES tutorial produced by Daylight Chemical Information Systems Inc.

sodium
http://www.webelements.com/sodium/
Information from the WebElements site

spectroscopy
http://web.mit.edu/spectroscopy/history/spec-history.html
A history of spectroscopy from the MIT website

sphalerite structure
http://www.chemtube3d.com/solidstate/_blende(final).htm
An interactive version of the structure

spinel structure
http://www.chemtube3d.com/solidstate/_spinel(final).htm
An interactive version of the structure

spiro compound
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/79/r79_197.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/79/r79_198.htm
Alternative naming system for spiro compounds

steroid
http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/steroid/
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

strontium
http://www.webelements.com/strontium/
Information from the WebElements site

sulphanes
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/79/r79_197.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

sulphonic acids
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/93/r93_503.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

sulphoxides
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/79/r79_460.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

sulphur
http://www.webelements.com/sulfur/
Information from the WebElements site

 

T  Top

tantalum
http://www.webelements.com/tantalum/
Information from the WebElements site

technetium
http://www.webelements.com/technetium/
Information from the WebElements site

tellurium
http://www.webelements.com/tellurium/
Information from the WebElements site

terbium
http://www.webelements.com/terbium/
Information from the WebElements site

terpenes
http://www.acdlabs.com/iupac/nomenclature/79/r79_12.htm
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

thallium
http://www.webelements.com/thallium/
Information from the WebElements site

thermodynamics
http://chemed.chem.purdue.edu/genchem/topicreview/bp/ch21/chemical.php
A tutorial from the Division of Chemical Education, Purdue University, Indiana

http://www.codata.info/resources/databases/key1.html
Thermodynamic properties from the Committee on Data for Science and Technology

thorium
http://www.webelements.com/thorium/
Information from the WebElements site

thulium
http://www.webelements.com/thulium/
Information from the WebElements site

tin
http://www.webelements.com/tin/
Information from the WebElements site

titanium
http://www.webelements.com/titanium/
Information from the WebElements site

tungsten
http://www.webelements.com/tungsten/
Information from the WebElements site

 

U  Top

uranium
http://www.webelements.com/uranium/
Information from the WebElements site

 

V  Top

vanadium
http://www.webelements.com/vanadium/
Information from the WebElements site

vitamin A
http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/misc/ret.html
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

vitamin B complex
http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/misc/B6.html
Information about IUPAC nomenclature
http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/misc/B12.html
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

vitamin D
http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/misc/D.html
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

vitamin E
http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/misc/toc.html
Information about IUPAC nomenclature

von Baeyer nomenclature
http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/vonBaeyer/
Information about the IUPAC system

 

W  Top

wurtzite structure
http://www.chemtube3d.com/solidstate/_wurtzite(final).htm
An interactive version of the structure

 

X  Top

xenon
http://www.webelements.com/xenon/
Information from the WebElements site

 

Y  Top

ytterbium
http://www.webelements.com/ytterbium/
Information from the WebElements site

yttrium
http://www.webelements.com/yttrium/
Information from the WebElements site

 

Z  Top

Zeeman effect
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1902/zeeman-lecture.html
Nobel lecture by Pieter Zeeman after receiving the Nobel Prize for physics, 1902

zinc
http://www.webelements.com/zinc/
Information from the WebElements site

zirconium
http://www.webelements.com/zirconium/
Information from the WebElements site