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cuprous

(kyo͞o`prəs), coppercopper,
metallic chemical element; symbol Cu [Lat. cuprum=copper]; at. no. 29; at. wt. 63.546; m.p. 1,083.4°C;; b.p. 2,567°C;; sp. gr. 8.96 at 20°C;; valence +1 or +2. Copper and some of its alloys have been used by humanity since the Bronze Age.
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 in the +1 valencevalence,
combining capacity of an atom expressed as the number of single bonds the atom can form or the number of electrons an element gives up or accepts when reacting to form a compound.
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 state.
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05-0667) confirming the formation of a single cubic phase Cuprous ([Cu.
Whereas cupric ions form a stable, bright blue complex with Zincon, cuprous ions and tin ions do not form a complex with Zincon.
Residual oxygen then occurs as cuprous oxide inclusions [(Cu.
Even when an ample amount of cuprous sulfide is available, there needs to be a sufficient number of sites of unsaturation present to gain adhesion between the wire and rubber.
Traditional organotin or cuprous oxide paints used to battle this fouling are effective, but toxic.
The plant can already absorb it in the oxidized cupric form found in soil, but we found it reduced copper to the cuprous form anyway.
Manufactures cuprous iodide for stabilizing nylon and cerium octoate (2-ethyl-hexanoate) for silicon rubber, PVC, lubricants, and various polymer formulations.
Sweden-based I-Tech is developing a new coating based on medetomidine - best known for its use as an animal sedative but also offering 300 times the anti-fouling activity of incumbent cuprous oxide paints.
Used in combination with cuprous oxide and cuprous thiocyanate.
Several attempts on postspinning modification were carried out to reduce molecular dipole interaction by modifying the precursor fibers with plasticizers, such as succinic acid, cuprous chloride, cobaltous chloride, potassium permanganate, and dimethyl formamide (10-14).
5) a mathematical model is used to screen for potential substitutes for cuprous oxide from a leaching and polishing point of view (i.