platinocyanide


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plat·i·no·cy·a·nide

 (plăt′n-ō-sī′ə-nīd′)
n.
A double salt of platinous cyanide and another cyanide.

platinocyanide

(ˌplætɪnəʊˈsaɪəˌnaɪd; -nɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any salt containing the divalent complex cation [Pt(CN)4]2–
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The German physicist Wilhelm Rontgen was carrying out an experiment on 'the passage of electricity through gases', when he noticed that some crystals of platinocyanide of barium had started to glow.
Roentgen was experimenting with vacuum tubes in a dim room when he noticed that a nearby plate, that had been coated with barium platinocyanide, began to glow.
Zinc sulfide glows yellow under blue or ultraviolet light; while barium platinocyanide glows blue.