vanadium oxytrichloride


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vanadium oxytrichloride

[və′nād·ē·əm ¦äk·sē·trī′klȯr‚īd]
(inorganic chemistry)
VOCl3 A toxic, yellow liquid that dissolves or reacts with many organic substances; hydrolyzes in moisture; boils at 126°C; used as an olefin-polymerization catalyst and in organovanadium synthesis.
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Manning and Parkin have demonstrated a laboratory version of a process in which newly made glass, still at 550[degrees]C, is exposed at atmospheric pressure to steam combined with two gases: vanadium oxytrichloride and tungsten hexachloride.