zinc sulfide


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zinc sulfide

n.
A yellow to white crystalline compound, ZnS, occurring naturally as sphalerite and wurtzite, and used as a phosphor and as a pigment in the manufacture of paper.
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zinc′ sul′fide


n.
a white powder, ZnS, used as a pigment and as a phosphor on x-ray and television screens.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.zinc sulfide - a yellow to white crystalline fluorescent compound that occurs naturally as sphalerite or wurtzite and is used as a luminous pigment
sulfide, sulphide - a compound of sulphur and some other element that is more electropositive
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The most commonly used pigment type in photoluminescent paints is strontium aluminate or zinc sulfide. The particle size of the pigment also plays a crucial role in the duration of the glow.
Laser Research Optics (Providence, Rl) offers zinc selenide (ZnSe) and zinc sulfide (ZnS) optics that are manufactured to specification for FLIR, surveillance, military, and medical applications.
The aim of this experimental study is to determine the impact of the full replacement of quartz sand by faceplates cullet and using the zinc sulfide reduced of used cathode-luminophores, as a secondary raw material in the production of glass-like glazed coating on the basic properties of color glazed coating.
The result of the photocatalyst performance was compared to that of zinc oxide nanoparticles without zinc sulfide coating.
In nature, zinc sulfide generally occurs in the form of the cubic polymorph sphalerite ([alpha]-ZnS), which crystallizes under a wide pressure-temperature range.
Superabrasives specialist Engis, has developed a new process for polishing Laser grade-quality optical surfaces, which enables materials including: Zinc Selenide, Zinc Sulfide, Germanium, Silicon, Calcium Fluoride and Magnesium Fluoride, to be polished using exactly the same diamond slurry and composite plate combination.
These clouds are potentially exotic compounds, such as droplets of potassium chloride (a form of potash that's pink in liquid form) or zinc sulfide. Both studies also appear in the January 2nd Nature.
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