fluorocarbon

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fluorocarbon

[¦flu̇r·ō′kär·bən]
(organic chemistry)
A hydrocarbon in which part or all hydrogen atoms have been replaced by fluorine atoms, including chlorinated and brominated fluorocarbons. Also known as fluorohydrocarbon.
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Thermal evaporation is already widely used on a large scale to make the thin metal film on the inside of crisp packets, and organofluorine compounds are already common place as the basis of non-stick cooking pans.
A large number of world-leading research scientists in academia in the various fields of organofluorine chemistry have retired in the recent past and, consequently, if training of ESRs and support of youthful research groups is not continued, the EU will lose very competitive, highly valuable, high technology, research expertise that contributes significantly to all chemical, life science and materials sectors.
(10.) Sianesi, D, Marchionni, G, De Pasquale, RJ, Organofluorine Chemistry Principles and Commercial Applications.
Scott Mabury, University of Toronto: Environment Division Research and Development Award for his research interests with heavy emphasis on the environmental chemistry, fate, disposition, and persistence of organofluorine compounds.
of Waterloo, Canada) gather together 31 of 55 presentations from three 2005 conferences on organofluorine chemistry sponsored by various divisions of the American Chemical Society.
(3) Key Laboratory of Organofluorine Chemistry, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science, 345 Lingling Lu, Shanghai 200032, People's Republic of China
(1) Yamabe, M., "Fluoropolymer Coatings," Organofluorine Chemistry, 397, Plenum Press, New York, 1994.