chromium dioxide


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chromium dioxide

[′krō·mē·əm dī′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
Cr2O2 Black, acicular crystals; a semiconducting material with strong magnetic properties used in recording tapes.
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In the music industry, what was chromium dioxide used for?
These tests use a heterogeneous fluorescent enzyme immunoassay system with patented magnetic chromium dioxide particles.
For example, round reel 3420-type drives present in 1974 were replaced starting in 1984 by square tape made with chromium dioxide magnetic particles.