Chemistry Abbreviations Starting with H and I

Abbreviations and Acronyms Used in Chemistry

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Chemistry abbreviations and acronyms are common in all fields of science. This collection offers common abbreviations and acronyms beginning with the letters H and I used in chemistry and chemical engineering.

Chemistry Abbreviations Starting with H

H - Enthalpy
H - Hydrogen
h - Planck's constant
h - Convection heat transfer coefficient
Ha - Hahnium (initial name for dubnium)
HA - Hemagglutinin
HAA - Haloacetic Acid
HAc - Acetic Acid
HAc - Acetaldehyde
HACCP - Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points
HAP - Hazardous Air Pollutant
HAS - Helium Atom Scattering
HAS - HyAluronan Synthase
HAT - Hypoxanthine, Aminopterin, Thymidine
HAZMAT - HAZardous MATerials
Hb - Hemoglobin
HB - Hydrogen Bonded
HBC - Hemoglobin C
HBCD - HexaBromoCycloDodecane
HBD - Hydrogen Bond Donor
HC - HydroCarbon
HCA - Hydroxycitric Acid
HCA - HydroxyCarbonate Apatite
HCB - HexaChloroBenzene
HCFC - HydroChloroFluoroCarbon
HDA - High-Density Amorphous ice
HDA - HydroxyDecanoic Acid
HDI - Hexamethylene DiIsocyanate
HE - Hektoen Enteric Agar
He - Helium
HE - High Explosive
HEA - Hektoen Enteric Agar
HEK - HEKtoen enteric agar
HEL - High Energy Laser
HEMA - HydroxyEthylMethAcrylate
HEP - Half Equivalence Point
HEPA - High-Efficiency Particulate Air
HEPH - Heavy Extractable Petroleum Hydrocarbons
HEU - Highly Enriched Uranium
Hf - Halfnium
HF - Hartree-Fock Method
HF - Heat Flux
HF - High Frequency
HF - Hydrogen Fuel
HFA - HydroFluoroAlkane
HFB - HexaFluoroBenzene
HFC - HydroFluoroCarbon
HFLL - Half-Filled Landau Level
HFP - HexaFluoroPropylene
Hg - Mercury
Hgb - Hemoglobin
HHV - High Heating Value
HIC - Household And Industrial Chemical
HL - Half-Life
HL - Hydrogen Line
HLA - HyaLuronic Acid
HLB - Helium Light Band
HMF - HydroxyMethyl Furfural
HMW - High Molecular Weight
Ho - Holmium
HO - Hydroxyl radical
HOAc - Acetic Acid
HOMO - Highest Occupied Molecular Orbital
HOQS - Highest Occupied Quantum State
HP - High Pressure
hp - horsepower
HPHT - High-Pressure/High Temperature
HPLC - High-Pressure Liquid Chromatography
HPPT - High-Pressure Phase Transformation
HPSV - High-Pressure Sodium Vapor
Hr - Hour
HRA - Health Risk Assessment
Hs - Hassium
HS - Hidden States
HSAB - Hard and Soft Acids and Bases
HSV - High Shear Viscosity
HT - Heat Transport
HT - Heat Treated
HT - High Temperature
HTC - Heat Transfer Coefficient
HTGR - High-Temperature Gas Reactor
HTH - High Test Hypochlorite
HTS - High-Temperature Superconductor
HTST - Hight Temperature/Short Time
HV - High Viscosity
HV - High Voltage
HVLP - High Volume/Low Pressure
HY - High Yield
Hz - Hertz
HZT - HydroChloroThiazide

Chemistry Abbreviations Starting with I

I - electrical current
I - Iodine
I - Isoleucine
IAEA - International Atomic Energy Agency
IAQ - Indoor Air Quality
IB - Ion Balance
IC - Ice Crystals
ICE - Initial, Change, Equilibrium
ICE - Internal Combustion Engine
ICP - Inductively Coupled Plasma
ICSC - International Chemical Safety Card
ICSD - Inorganic Crystal Structure Database
ICSN - Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles
IE - Inert Electrolyte
IE - Ionization Energy
IEA - International Energy Agency
IG - Inert Gas
iHOP - information Hyperlinked Over Proteins
i.i.d. - independent and identically distributed
IK - Inverse Kinematics
IMBR - Immersed Membrane BioReactor
IMF - InterMolecular Force
IMS - Industrial Methylated Spirit
In - Indium
InChI - International Chemical Identifier
IOC - InOrganic Contaminant
IOCB - Institute of Chemistry and Biochemistry
IOCM - International Organic Chemistry Meeting
IPA - Isopropyl Alcohol
IQ - Iron Quality
IR - Incident Report
IR - InfraRed
IR - Ionizing Radiation
Ir - Iridium
IRM - Interference Reflection Microscopy
ISI - Initial State Interaction
ISI - In-Situ Interferometer ISM - Industrial, Scientific, or Medical
IUPAC - International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Chemistry Abbreviations Starting with H and I." ThoughtCo, Aug. 27, 2020, Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2020, August 27). Chemistry Abbreviations Starting with H and I. Retrieved from Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Chemistry Abbreviations Starting with H and I." ThoughtCo. (accessed March 31, 2023).