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iron oxide

[′ī·ərn ′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
Any of the hydrated, synthetic, or natural oxides of iron: ferrous oxide, ferric oxide, ferriferous oxide.

iron oxide

A principal ingredient in a family of inorganic pigments, ranging from yellow through red and from purple to black; used extensively in paints.

iron oxide

The material used to coat the surfaces of magnetic tapes and lower-capacity disks.
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Many of these have been successfully utilized by the TiO2 industry for years, but finding a technology to keep the smallest iron oxide particles (<1[mu]) from flocculating has been elusive.
Specific targeting of nasopharyngeal carcinoma cell line CNE1 by C225-conjugated ultrasmall superparamagnetic iron oxide particles with magnetic resonance imaging.
3 mg/kg and 10 mg/kg of iron sulfate and iron oxide and the groups under treatment at a dosage of 33 mg/kg (P<0.
Specific amount of nano sized iron oxide particles present in a liquid fuel composition provide a catalytic surface capable of supplying oxygen to the combustion process during transient reducing atmospheric episodes generated by combustion process.
Table 1: Structural properties of bismuth iron oxide thin films
The T2 weighted image is highly sensitive for iron oxide particle labelling and its sensitivity can reach 3000 times that of T1 WI or60 times that of T2 WI.
Once cells were loaded with iron oxide particles, the Emory/Tech team tested the ability of magnets to nudge the cells both in cell culture and in living animals.
He tested the process using lunar-like soil from Meteor Crater in Arizona - which contains iron oxide from an asteroid impact thousands of years ago - finding that it produced steel as a byproduct.
These fine iron oxide particles stay suspended in the lake, "so it will stay red for quite a while," says Johan Varekamp, a geologist at Wesleyan University in Connecticut.
Wide range of inorganic pigments include ultramarine blue, lead chromates, chrome oxide, iron oxide, pearlescents, phosphoroescents, luminescents, cadmium, mixed metal oxides, titanium dioxide and predispersed flush pigments.
Iron oxides are also useful indicators of soil-forming processes and pedogenetic environments, although the influences of rainfall and parent material on iron oxide properties are poorly understood for tropical soils and are the subject of this paper.