silicon nitride


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silicon nitride

[′sil·ə·kən ′nī‚trīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
Si3N4 A white, water-insoluble powder, resistant to thermal shock and to chemical reagents; used as a catalyst support and for stator blades of high-temperature gas turbines.

silicon nitride

(Si3N4) A silicon compound capable of holding a static electric charge and used as a gate element on some MOS transistors.
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