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.
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platinocyanide

(ˌplætɪnəʊˈsaɪəˌnaɪd; -nɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any salt containing the divalent complex cation [Pt(CN)4]2–
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thus saw the image, flickering skeleton on a platinocyanide screen.
Roentgen was already working on the effects of cathode rays during 1895; he wrapped some black cardboard around a Crookes tube and noticed a fluorescent effect on a small paper screen painted with barium platinocyanide [28, 55].
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.
Roentgen noticed that light escaping the end of the tube glowed brightly on a small piece of paper located nearby that was coated with barium platinocyanide.