boron trichloride


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boron trichloride

[′bȯ‚rän trī′klȯr‚īd]
(inorganic chemistry)
BCl3 A colorless liquid used as a catalyst and in refining of aluminum, magnesium, zinc, and copper.
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It detects all the chemical agents the military requires--nerve, blood and blister--and toxic industrial chemicals such as ammonia, boron trichloride, phosgene, nitric acid, sulfur dioxide and hydrogen cyanide.
04 M) boron trichloride in 1 M-toluene solution was introduced with a syringe and injected into a dropping funnel.
Formulations have been developed for neutralizing malathion, hydrogen cyanide, sodium cyanide, butyl isocyanate, carbon disulfide, phosgene gas, capsaicin in commercial pepper spray, chlorine gas, anhydrous ammonia gas; hydrogen sulfide, sulfur dioxide, formaldehyde, ethylene oxide, methyl bromide, boron trichloride, fluorine, tetraethyl pyrophosphate, phosphorous trichloride, arsine, and tungsten hexafluoride.
BOC Gases will work with Twin-Star in satisfying all cylinder gases such as tungsten hexaflouride, etching gases such as halocarbon 116 and boron trichloride, and dopants including phosphine mixtures.
The hydride canister treats such gases as arsine, phosphine, diborane, silane, and organometallics, while the etch-gas canister treats boron trichloride, hydrogen chloride, hydrogen fluoride, dichlorosilane, tetrachlorosilane, and tungsten hexafluoride.
GaAs can be etched with a mixture of an inert gas, such as argon, and a reactive gas, such as chlorine or boron trichloride.