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Inorganic Chemistry

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    Inorganic chemistry explores the synthesis and behavior of inorganic and organometallic compounds and hence covers all chemical compounds except the myriad organic compounds (carbon-based compounds), which are the subjects of organic chemistry. Inorganic chemistry has applications in every aspect of the chemical industry, including catalysis, materials science, pigments, surfactants, coatings, medications, fuels, and agriculture.

    Thumbnail: The ball-and-stick model of diisobutylaluminium hydride, showing aluminium as pink, carbon as black, and hydrogen as white. Image used with permission (Public Domain; Benjah-bmm27).


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