Useful Unicode for Chemists

Combos

CharacterUsageExample
H°Standard Enthalpy ChangeH° = 100 kJ/mol
G°Standard Gibbs Free Energy ChangeG° = ∆H° - T∆S°
°CDegree Celsius (Degree and C)100°C

Greek Alphabets

CharacterUsageExample
Α αAlphaα Carbon, α Helix
Β βBetaβ-Carotene
Γ γGammaγ Ray
Δ δDeltaδ⁺, δ⁻
Ε εEpsilonA = ε·l·C
Ζ ζZetaζ Potential
Η ηEta Ττ
Θ θThetaθ = 30°
Ι ιIota
Κ κKappa
Λ λLambda
Μ μMu ΩωμM, μg, μL
Ν νNuE = h·ν
Ξ ξXi
Ο οOmicron
Π πPiπ bond
Ρ ρRhom = ρ·V
Σ σ ςSigmaσ bond
Τ τTauMean free time τ
Υ υUpsilon
Φ φPhi
Χ χChi
Ψ ψPsiĤΨ = EΨ
Ω ωOmegaE = ℏ·ω

Other Alphabets

CharacterUsageExample
ĤHamiltonian OperatorĤΨ = EΨ

Arrows

CharacterUsageExample
Chemical Reaction
Chemical Reaction
Chemical Reaction
Chemical Reaction
Chemical Reaction
Mechanism
Chemical equilibrium
Chemical equilibrium
Electron Diagram
Electron Diagram
Electron Diagram
Electron Diagram
Electron Diagram
Electron Diagram
Dipole Moment
Dipole Moment
Dipole Moment
Dipole Moment

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Other

CharacterUsageExample
Cation ChargeH⁺
Anion ChargeH⁻
·Dot, RadicalBr·
Degree Celsius100℃
°Degree90°
Transition State[Br⋯CH₃⋯Cl]‡⁻
Formula:N≡N:
Formula:N≡N:
Formula:N⠿N:
Formula:N≡N:
Increment∆ Heating
×Multiplya × b
Poison
Radioactive
Biohazard
Benzene
Benzene

Emojis

CharacterUsageExample
🧬DNA
🧫Petri Dish
🦠Microbe
🧪Test Tube
🥽Goggles
🥼Lab Coat
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