from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A compound of phosphorus and a more electropositive element or radical.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any binary compound of phosphorus, especially one in oxidation state −3.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A binary compound of phosphorus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A combination of phosphorus with a single element: as, phosphide of iron or copper.
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Local golf courses are using rodent oat bait containing zinc phosphide, which is toxic and poisonous to humans and animals.
Using concentrated sunlight focused onto a small 5 mm² multi-junction solar cell made out of GaInP/GaInAs/Ge (gallium indium phosphide, gallium indium arsenide on a germanium substrate (whew!)).
Poisons like Compound 1080 and zinc phosphide can take hours or even days to take effect -- a prolonged, agonizing death.
One difference is that Intel is constructing lasers as well as other optical components from silicon — though aided with indium phosphide — a tricky task that the company argues is essential for making optical connections that will be affordable for consumer products.
Many optical components are typically constructed using materials such as gallium arsenide and indium phosphide.
Indium, as indium phosphide, is used to make photovoltaic devices (devices that transform light energy into electricity), semi-conductors, high-speed transistors, specialized solders and metal alloys.
Gallium arsenide can be used to make photovoltaic cells and LCDs in place of indium phosphide.
N jess *happinded* 2 b noein dat da kimmickle 4myooluh 4 sertin LEDz (yeller, I finksew) b GaAsP (gallium arsenide phosphide)
The breakthrough was achieved by bonding a layer of light-emitting indium phosphide onto the surface of a standard silicon chip etched with special channels that act as light-wave guides.
But Mr. Young contends that Luxtera researchers actually were the first to top the performance of indium-phosphide photo detectors in research results published more than a year ago.
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