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Why is arsenous acid denoted H3AsO3?

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What makes a radical 'free'?

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Pros and cons of Cartesian vs. Z-matrix representations of molecules?

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What is antisymmetric exchange? What is J-strain? Where does it come from?

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What is natural bond orbital theory used for?

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When simulating spectral line broadening, which convolution is preferred?

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Are chiral quasicrystals possible?

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Are there any examples of nuclear spin isomers having consequences for chemical reactivity?

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What is deuterium-depleted water actually used for?

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Why do biphasic systems of fluorous and organic solvents form?

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Are buckminsterfullerene-corannulene complexes actually stabilised by π stacking?

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How are turbostratic graphite phases formed?

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How can I perform structure alignment on an inorganic species?

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What is 'autogenous pressure'?

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What does the charge distribution around a Stone-Wales defect look like?

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Is a 2-D periodic structure isomorphic with the surface of a torus, a sphere, neither or both?

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Why do liquid crystal displays (LCDs) visually distort under pressure?

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Will the current at the inversion potential of a CV trace asymptotically approach zero?