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Case Study: Non-Stoichiometric Materials

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  • Stoichiometric coefficients are very convenient with normal chemical equations and their reactions. However, these coefficients are inaccurate in certain compounds due to missing or extra atoms of a specific element. In these compounds, we have a special way of writing the formulas to account for the missing/extra particles.

    Contributors and Attributions

    • Rachel Feldman, UC Davis