ruthenium tetroxide


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ruthenium tetroxide

[rü′thē·nē·əm te′träk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
RuO4 A yellow, toxic solid, melting at 25°C; used as an oxidizing agent.
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The sections were stained by exposure to the vapors of a ruthenium tetroxide solution for 20 min at room temperature.
The samples were trimmed parallel to the direction of injection molding and then stained for 48 hours using ruthenium tetroxide. The ruthenium tetroxide solution was prepared from ruthenium (III) chloride hydrate and sodium hypochlorite.
It was found that for these specimens, the PE phase (identified by the clearly visible crystallites) was more heavily stained by the ruthenium tetroxide than the PS phase.
The sections were vapor stained over a 1% solution of ruthenium tetroxide. The duration of the vapor staining was varied to obtain a good contrast.