silver iodide


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silver iodide

[′sil·vər ′ī·ə‚dīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
AgI A pale-yellow powder, insoluble in water, soluble in potassium iodide-sodium chloride solutions and ammonium hydroxide; melts at 556°C; used in medicine, photography, and artificial rainmaking.
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The silver iodide was dispersed in a 10,000-square-kilometer area, meaning about 1.
There are many ways to deliver silver iodide to the interior of clouds, but the CMA is expected to use airplanes, mainly because scientists must coordinate a wide array of water resources across several provinces during all four seasons.
about five thousand two hundred (5,200) square kilometers, and the supply of Silver Iodide in packing and Materials radiosonde.
Scientists and meteorologists spread dry ice (frozen carbon dioxide), silver iodide, or some other types of salts on top of convective or cumuliform clouds.
The zeolite holds the silver in its pores and then reacts with iodine to trap silver iodide.
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): New research from Tel Aviv University has revealed that the practice of cloud seeding with materials such as silver iodide and frozen carbon dioxide may not be as effective as thought.
When brought together with magnets, the drops fused, and their contents formed silver iodide.
Northern Norway, Czech Europe Republic Cool Facts Silver iodide can be Copper paint on sprinkled over ships' hulls kills clouds to produce small marine rain.
Using airplanes, rockets or ground-based sprayers, silver iodide pellets are dumped into clouds when it's likely to rain or snow.
The most common chemicals used for cloud seeding include silver iodide and dry ice (frozen carbon dioxide) rather than salt.
Most experiments haven't shown an effect when you seed with silver iodide, the standard seeding procedure," says K.
They shoot silver iodide particles into the clouds.