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RH

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for Southern Rhodesia before it changed its name to Zimbabwe. This was the code used in international transactions to and from bank accounts in Southern Rhodesia.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Southern Rhodesia. This was used as an international standard for shipping to Southern Rhodesia.

In both cases, the code is obsolete.
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Rhodium permits field commanders in a range of emergency situations, whether fire, police, EMS or emergency management, to instantly and correctly order, track and assign resources, whether that comprises personnel, vehicles, equipment or service providers.
3 tonnes of palladium and 800 kilograms (1,800 pounds) of rhodium could be recovered each year from UK streets.
The newly developed catalyst allows palladium to speed up the process of absorption and desorption of oxygen, therefore enabling reduced use of rhodium in the purification of exhaust emissions.
Rhodium complexes of N-heterocyclic carbenes form macroscopic crystals that are able to bind to gases like oxygen and carbon monoxide without changing their internal structure or oxidation state.
For the element rhodium the secant becomes a tangent and also becomes the virtual axis of adjacent hyperbolas.
Important positive feature in EBM is preservation to a significant degree of rhodium content in the alloy and its rather homogeneous distribution in the ingot (Table 2).
Since 2005, the price of rhodium has increased sixfold and is currently selling for more than $9,000 an ounce, or about 10 times the price of gold.
The price of rhodium should benefit from the tightness of the market, continuing its recent trend upward to again challenge its cyclical high of $6,300 per ounce set in May of 2006, with a longer-term potential to top record highs of above $7,200 an ounce later in 2007.
Exclusive to Anderson & Webb, this stunning pendant contains 3 brilliant cut hand set diamonds, representing the past, present and future, channel set with a rhodium burnished setting to show them to their best advantage.
Dow Corning offers seven distinct families of release coating technology, including solventless, solvent-based and emulsion coatings and a choice of four cure chemistries--platinum, low-platinum, rhodium and tin.
Evans (chemistry, Indiana University) assembles an internationally renowned team of contributors to present the latest work on the use of rhodium to catalyze synthetic transformations.
The electron is then shuttled to the central unit, which contains a rhodium atom.