Silver: Silver. An element with the atomic symbol Ag, atomic number 47, and atomic weight 107.87. It is a soft metal that is used medically in surgical instruments, dental prostheses, and alloys. Long-continued use of silver salts can lead to a form of poisoning known as ARGYRIA.Silver Nitrate: A silver salt with powerful germicidal activity. It has been used topically to prevent OPHTHALMIA NEONATORUM.Silver Compounds: Inorganic compounds that contain silver as an integral part of the molecule.Silver Staining: The use of silver, usually silver nitrate, as a reagent for producing contrast or coloration in tissue specimens.Silver Sulfadiazine: Antibacterial used topically in burn therapy.Metal Nanoparticles: Nanoparticles produced from metals whose uses include biosensors, optics, and catalysts. 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  • There has been a keen interest for developing a biologically friendly approach for the preparation of silver nanoparticles for their application reasons. (edu.au)
  • A biocompatible, single step method is established for the preparation of silver nanoparticles in lecithin (Egg phosphatidylcholine)/water systems where lecithin itself acts as a reductant for silver nitrate to form the silver nanoparticles. (edu.au)
  • In another attempt, silver nanoparticles were successfully synthesized inside the lecithin vesicles and were found attached to the bilayers of lecithin vesicles. (edu.au)
  • To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report where a biological surfactant has acted as a mild reducing agent for silver nitrate by itself to form silver nanoparticles. (edu.au)
  • Recent studies have documented that the sulfidation of silver nanoparticles (Ag-NP), possibly released to the environment from consumer products, occurs in anoxic zones of urban wastewater systems and that sulfidized Ag-NP exhibit dramatically reduced toxic effects. (eawag.ch)
  • The developed product application scenarios were illustrated in case studies on iron oxide and silver nanoparticles. (springer.com)
  • The use of thioamido and alkynyl substituted heterocyclic ammonium salts in producing images in silver halide photographic elements is disclosed. (google.ca)
  • Field of the Invention The present invention relates to a radiationsensitized silver halide photographic emulsion and, more particularly, to a silver halide photographic emulsion containing fine-grained silver halide crystals sensitized with certain cyanine bases. (google.com)
  • 2. Description of the Prior Art In the art of producing silver halide photographic light-sensitive materials, it is well known to extend the light-sensitive wave-length region by adding a sensitizing dye to a silver halide photographic emulsion. (google.com)
  • However, in general, when a silver halide photographic emulsion containing silver halide crystals of the grain size usually used for the production of silver halide photographic light-sensitive materials is subjected to a spectral sensitization, the sensitivity in the absorption wave-length region intrinsic to silver halide is reduced. (google.com)
  • Therefore, as a sensitizing dye to be used for the production of a silver halide photographic light-sensitive material, one which exerts a low desensitization is desired. (google.com)
  • On the other hand, in order to improve the image quality of a silver halide photographic light-sensitive material, it is preferred to minimize the grain size of silver halide crystals contained in the silver halide photographic emulsion as much as possible. (google.com)
  • Intensive research in this art has been conducted to produce a silver halide photographic light-sensitive material having sufficient sensitivity by chemical sensitization, such as sulfur sensitization utilizing thiourea derivatives, sodium thiosulfate or the like reduction sensitization utilizing stannous chloride or hydrazine, and gold sensitization utilizing salts of gold, platinum or a like noble metal, while minimizing the grain size of silver halide crystals as much as possible. (google.com)
  • The semi-rigid ligand 1,4-bis((3,5-dimethylisoxazol-4-yl)methyl)benzene (bisox) reacts with a range of silver(i) salts to give products in which the anions dictate the structure. (edu.au)
  • Silver salts of long chain carboxylic acids are prepared from long chain carboxylic acids by sequential addition of at least two different alkali metal hydroxides, one of which is lithium hydroxide, followed by converting the mixture of alkali metal carboxylates to silver carboxylates. (google.com)
  • The thioamido and alkynyl substituted heterocyclic ammonium salts can be incorporated in photographic silver halide emulsions. (google.ca)
  • The thioamido substituent is capable of promoting adsorption of these salts to silver halide grain surfaces. (google.ca)
  • Bailey Mes in action for the Silver Ferns. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • The Silver Ferns are set for one of the busiest international seasons on record, with Netball NZ announcing Jamaica will tour here for the first time since 2010. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • The International Netball Super Series will add further excitement to an already impressive line-up of international competition featuring the Silver Ferns, which includes the Constellation Cup and Taini Jamison Trophy," Poole said. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • The super series will see the Silver Ferns open their season with a Vector Arena blockbuster against England on August 27. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • The three-test series for the Taini Jamison Trophy will see the Silver Ferns face the Sunshine Girls in Nelson, Palmerston North and Rotorua. (nzherald.co.nz)
  • Through the Advanced Search Page , you can find items by searching specific terms such as Title, Author, Subject, ISBN, etc or you can narrow your focus using our amazing set of criteria parameters. (alibris.com)
  • It just feels so good to actually be a competitor,' the London champion said Saturday afternoon after she had outpointed teammate Maggie Nichols to win the women's title inside Newark's Prudential Center in the season's first major international meet. (usagym.org)
  • Britain's Emily Kay and Emily Nelson produced a brilliant final sprint to win silver in the women's madison at the European Track Championships. (bbc.co.uk)
  • They also may be a little dismayed to realize that two of its best songs, "Silver & Gold" and "Razor Love," date from 1982 and 1987, respectively, suggesting that Neil may not be at the top of his game. (allmusic.com)
  • I thought you might be interested in this item at http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2189403 Title: The Silver years of the Alaska canned salmon industry : an album of historical photos Author: Laurence Freeburn Publisher: Anchorage : Alaska Northwest Pub. (worldcat.org)
  • A silver/DBU catalyst system was developed for the effective synthesis of cyclic carbonate and oxazolidinone from the reaction of CO2 with propargylic alcohols and propargylic amines, respectively, in high yields under mild conditions. (jascoinc.com)
  • While Garibaldi is highly encouraged by initial drill results and other data collected at Silver Eagle and elsewhere at Rodadero to date, and at La Patilla, there has been insufficient exploration to define a mineral resource at either project, and it is uncertain if further exploration will result in any of the targets being delineated as a resource. (newswire.ca)
  • Abstract: Silver nanowires (AgNWs) are as potential candidates to replace indium tin oxide (ITO) in transparent electrodes because of their preferred conducting and optical properties. (osti.gov)
  • 13. The method of claim 2 further comprising adding a binder and a reducing agent composition to said silver halide/silver carboxylate soap to form a photothermographic coating formulation. (google.com)
  • The Astros (96-60) tied the 1986 team -- which clinched the National League West title on a Mike Scott no-hitter exactly 31 years earlier -- for the third most victories in club history and improved to 10-7 this year against Texas with two meetings left in the Silver Boot rivalry series. (mlb.com)
  • AGOF-10, thanks to a special production process and to quality controls made on each production batch, is the only oxygen-free silver on the Market, as it has an oxygen content lower than 10 ppm. (legor.com)
  • Available for the first time outside Japan, The 25th Ward: The Silver Case is presented with completely rebuilt HD assets and additional content not found in the original version. (steampowered.com)
  • Isothermal decomposition of silver (2) oxide. (mit.edu)
  • Production of Propylene Oxide from Propylene Using Patented Silver Bas" by Eric W. Schultz, Mitchell B. Schwartz et al. (upenn.edu)
  • One method is the thermal decomposition of silver tetrafluoroborate: AgBF4 → AgF + BF3 In an alternative route, silver(I) oxide is dissolved in concentrated aqueous hydrofluoric acid, and the silver fluoride is precipitated out of the resulting solution by acetone. (wikipedia.org)
  • Within a year these superstar artists left Marvel to form Image Comics off the back of the success on these titles, and developments started in these comics lead to the speculator boom of the mid-1990s. (wikipedia.org)
  • Description Bayhorse Silver Inc. (wsj.com)
  • But when Silver Feather's parents are ruthlessly murdered, he's forced to flee Dettro Manor to save his own life, breaking the young girl's heart"--Publisher's description. (worldcat.org)
  • Among these is the Leone d'Argento ( Silver Lion ), which has been awarded for achievements such as best direction and best short film, as well as for runners-up among films competing for the Leone d'Oro. (britannica.com)
  • VANCOUVER , Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Garibaldi Resources Corp. (TSX.V: GGI) (the 'Company' or 'Garibaldi') is pleased to report further expansion of near-surface mineralization similar to high-grade silicified rock discovered at the Silver Eagle target, part of its Rodadero Silver-Gold Project in Sonora State, Mexico. (newswire.ca)
  • The extent and style of mineralization at the Rodadero targets including exceptional silver grades so close to surface at Silver Eagle have underscored the possibility of near-term exploitation potential, similar to the situation at our La Patilla Gold Property in Sinaloa State. (newswire.ca)
  • Noteworthy at Rodadero is the fact that small-scale high-grade gold-silver production by a private operator is currently taking place several kilometers southeast of Silver Eagle and 2 km northeast of Tarachi on concessions contiguous to Garibaldi. (newswire.ca)
  • Nupro Joint Support for Dogs, Silver, 1 lb takes the already nutrient-packed formula of Nupro Gold and adds glucosamine, MSM, and ester-C for joint support. (vetdepot.com)
  • Silver & Gold went through a number of incarnations before it was finally released in the spring of 2000. (allmusic.com)
  • In contrast, Silver & Gold appeared four years after Broken Arrow . (allmusic.com)
  • It was easy to assume that Young was saving the real treasures for his solo record, but Silver & Gold doesn't confirm that theory. (allmusic.com)
  • Fortunately, those expectations fade upon repeated plays, and Silver & Gold reveals itself as a nice Neil Young record. (allmusic.com)
  • 3. The method of claim 2 wherein adding the preformed silver halide occurs between steps (D) and (E). (google.com)
  • 9. A method of preparing a photothermographic coating formulation by chemically and spectrally sensitizing the silver halide/silver carboxylate soap of claim 2 . (google.com)
  • 10. The method of claim 9 wherein said spectral sensitizing dye spectrally sensitizes the silver halide grains of said photothermographic emulsion to from about 600 to about 1100 nm. (google.com)
  • 11. The method of claim 9 wherein said chemical sensitization is carried out by decomposing an organic sulfur containing compound on or around said silver halide grains to chemically sensitize said silver halide grains. (google.com)
  • 12. The method of claim 1 further comprising converting a portion of said silver long chain carboxylic acid to photosensitive silver halide by one or more additions of a halogen-containing compound in an amount of from about 10 −4 to about 10 −1 mol of halogen atom per mol of reducible silver ions. (google.com)
  • Genius Without Education Is Like Silver In The Mine Essay - And Great Quality Products! (isca-speech.org)
  • Nathan Chen became the first American man to retain the world title in 35 years, winning in decisive fashion in the free skate on Saturday night before a sellout crowd at Saitama Super Arena. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • The Allmusic review of Songs from the Silver Screen awards the album 3-1/2 stars out of five and states that the album "finds Evancho more than up to the task, displaying maturity and poise. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg. (librarything.com)
  • In June 2012, Evancho made her second PBS special, Jackie Evancho: Music of the Movies , for the Great Performances series, which features all but one selection from Songs from the Silver Screen . (wikipedia.org)
  • Marvel would not introduce it into a current series because of the increase in price, but if they started a new title they could go ahead with their plans. (wikipedia.org)
  • This sets off a series of seemingly random events bridging across multiple protagonists including The Silver Case's Tokio Morishima. (steampowered.com)
  • Sam Mikulak, who won the title two years ago, had a rough outing with a break on pommel horse and a fall on high bar, but managed to finish fourth behind China's Sun Wei. (usagym.org)
  • It is five years since the events of 1999's "The Silver Case," set in the new 25th Ward that arose in the bayside area of Kanto. (steampowered.com)
  • It is possible to coat a silicon surface with a uniform silver microlayer (0.1 to 1 μm thickness) by passing AgF vapour over it at 60-800 °C. The relevant reaction is: 4AgF + Si → 4Ag + SiF4 Multiple studies have shown silver(I) fluoride to be an effective anti-caries agent, although the mechanism is the subject of current research. (wikipedia.org)