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 (ī′sō-ĭ-lĕk-trŏn′ĭk, -ē′lĕk-)
Having equal numbers of electrons or the same electronic configuration.
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(Chemistry) (of atoms, radicals, or ions) having an equal number of electrons or a similar configuration of electrons
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(ˌaɪ soʊ ɪ lɛkˈtrɒn ɪk, -ˌi lɛk-)

noting or pertaining to atoms and ions having an equal number of electrons.
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As we know in a group of the periodic table, similar charged ions increase in size from top to bottom, whereas, isoelectronic positive ions show a decrease in ionic radius from left to right, because of the increasing nuclear charge.
Skuja, "Isoelectronic series of twofold coordinated Si, Ge, and Sn atoms in glassy SiO2: a luminescence study," Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, vol.
Preparation and comparison of an isoelectronic series of complexes," Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol.
Since oxygen and sulfur are isoelectronic, the oxygen vacancy on the S-doped system generates [Ti.sup.3+] states just as with the pristine Ti[O.sub.2] (101) (see Figure 6(d)).
Although the six-membered central ring is isoelectronic with benzene, it is currently understood that boroxines do not have aromatic character (Korich and Iovine 2010).
The isoelectronic point or isoionic point (IP) is the pH, at which the amino acid does not migrate in an electric field.
Subsequently, the LEAs with complete ORFs were subjected to molecular weight (MW) and isoelectronic point (pI) predictions using the Compute pI/Mw tool (
Boron nitride is isoelectronic to carbon and has a stable hexagonal structure analogous to that of graphite and possesses chiralities [46] (Figure 5).
The semiconductors of I-III-[VI.sub.2] family are isoelectronic with the zinc blende II-VI compound semiconductors.
However, it was measured in the isoelectronic spectra of [.sup.107]Ag I (32) and [.sup.111]Cd II (33).
Polymers with imine (HC=N) linkages are isoelectronic with the HC=CH-linked derivatives and result in significant difference in the electronic and optoelectronic properties.