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ERIC Number: EJ288696
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Concerning Units.
Wadlinger, Robert L.
Journal of Chemical Education, v60 n11 p942-45 Nov 1983
SI units come in two distinct types: fundamental (kilogram, meter) and descriptive (atom, molecule). Proper/improper uses of atom/molecule from historical cases are presented followed by a re-introduction of a light "wave (cycle)" unit and the clearly defined photon model which is deduced. Also examines omission of the fundamental unit "radon." (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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