platinocyanide


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platinocyanide

[¦plat·ən·ō′sī·ə‚nīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
A double salt of platinous cyanide and another cyanide, such as K2Pt(CN)4; used in photography and fluorescent x-ray screens. Also known as cyanoplatinate.
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Rontgen thus saw the first radiographic image, his own flickering ghostly skeleton on a barium platinocyanide screen.
One of these materials, calcium tungstate, was found to fluoresce with approximately six times the intensity of barium platinocyanide.
Zinc sulfide glows yellow under blue or ultraviolet light; while barium platinocyanide glows blue.
A sheet of paper coated with barium platinocyanide (one of the chemicals he was planning to use) was glowing.
There was a bag with barium platinocyanide on the desk where he worked.