Nitrogen-dioxide (NO₂)

Nitrogen-dioxide (NO₂)

A reddish-brown toxic gas, very reactive due to its unpaired electron.

Chemistry

Keywords

nitrogen dioxide, molecule, acid rain, toxic, oxidant, nitric acid, inorganic chemistry, chemistry

Related items

Nitrate ion (NO₃⁻)

A compound ion, the main source of nitrogen for plants.

Nitrogen monoxide (Nitric oxide) (NO)

A colourless, heavier-than-air gas, an intermediate in the production of nitric acid.

Ammonium ion (NH₄⁺)

A compound ion generated when a proton is added to an ammonia molecule.

Nitrogen (N₂) (basic)

A colourless, odourless, non-reactive gas, it constitutes 78.1% of Earth´s atmosphere.

Nitrogen (N₂) (intermediate)

A colourless, odourless, non-reactive gas, it constitutes 78.1% of Earth´s atmosphere.

Nitrogen cycle

Atmospherical nitrogen is bound by bacteria and used by living organisms in the form of various compounds.

The structure of nitrogen molecules

This animation demonstrates the structure of nitrogen molecules, with one sigma and two pi bonds holding the atoms together.

Nitric acid (HNO₃)

One of the oxoacids of nitrogen. A colourless compound with a pungent odour, a strong oxidant.

Oxygen (O₂) (intermediate)

A colourless, odourless gas, an important component of the atmosphere, indispensable to sustain terrestrial life.

Added to your cart.