barium nitrate


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barium nitrate

[′bar·ē·əm ′nī‚trāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
Ba(NO3)2 A toxic salt occurring as colorless, cubic crystals, melting at 592°C, and soluble in water; used as a reagent, in explosives, and in pyrotechnics. Also known as nitrobarite.
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They did not indicate why the suspect had been making explosives, which were shipped from Liaoning to Ningbo and contained aluminium powder and barium nitrate.
Yellowish green colors come from the compound barium chloride; barium nitrate gives a brighter green.
Experimental input is taken from two investigations on the vibrational spectra of NOx species observed during calcination of barium nitrate Ba(NO3)2(s) [10], and during deposition of NO2 on MgO supported BaO [11], while very relevant theoretical aspects are found in investigations, which concern the actual NOx loading mechanism.
Lead, brass and other metals from ammunition along with all the constituents of the propellants, including trinitrotoluene, picric acid, diphenylamine, nitrocellulose, nitroglycerin, potassium nitrate, barium nitrate, tetracene, diazodintrophenol, phosphorus, peroxides, thiocarbamide, potassium chlorate, vinyl fluoride, vinyl chloride, sodium fluoride and sodium sulfate.
The German firm of RWS developed a non-corrosive primer in 1901 and the Swiss in 1911 by substituting barium nitrate in place of potassium chlorate.
Existing Raman lasers typically use crystals of silicon, barium nitrate or metal tungstate to amplify light created by a pump laser.
1998) investigated the growth mechanism of the (111) and (100) faces of barium nitrate crystals growing from aqueous solutions via ex situ AFM.
When the primer explodes, lead and other elements such as barium nitrate, mercury and antimony sulfide are released as toxic gases.
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