bismuth iodide

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bismuth iodide

[′biz·məth ′ī·ə‚dīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
BiI3 A bismuth halide that sublimes in grayish-black hexagonal crystals melting at 408°C, insoluble in water; used in analytical chemistry.
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consists of tiny particles of X- ray-absorbing bismuth triiodide mixed into flexible nylon.
If the particles are too big-even millionths of a meter-the material loses its desirable properties and behaves more like pure bismuth triiodide.
The optimum concentration is about 50 percent bismuth triiodide by weight.