cadmium fluoride


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cadmium fluoride

[′kad·mē·əm ′flu̇r‚īd]
(inorganic chemistry)
CdF2 A crystalline compound with a melting point of 1110°C; soluble in water and acids; used for electronic and optical applications and as a starting material for laser crystals.
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