silicon monoxide

silicon monoxide

[′sil·ə·kən mə′näk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
SiO A hard, abrasive, amorphous solid used as thin surface films to protect optical parts, mirrors, and aluminum coatings.
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Paragis is said to have protein and its leaves have silicon monoxide, calcium oxide, and chlorine compounds.
The researchers were then able to study the abundance and location of newly formed molecules - especially silicon monoxide (SiO) and carbon monoxide (CO), which shine brightly at the short submillimeter wavelengths that ALMA can perceive.
Commercial silicon monoxide microparticles were first coated by resin coating and annealed under high temperature so that a two-phase structure occurred through the disproportionation of silicon monoxide forming interconnected silicon nanoparticles surrounded by silicon dioxide matrix and resin coating which were converted to carbon coating in the meantime [48].
The analysis examined the structure of amorphous silicon monoxide (SiO), widely seen as the key to boosting next-generation lithium-ion battery capacity, allowing researchers to better understand electrode structure during charging cycles.
The analysis examines the structure of amorphous silicon monoxide, widely seen as key to boosting next-generation lithium-ion battery capacity, allowing researchers to better understand electrode structure during charging cycles.
The CARMA data revealed yet another surprise: the cloud is full of silicon monoxide (SiO), which is only present in clouds where streaming gas collides with and smashes apart dust grains, releasing the molecule.
Rather than using silicon dioxide, the research team fabricated the gates out of silicon monoxide. "Silicon monoxide has a higher electric capacity and can be made thinner than the dioxide.
Oxygen gets into atmosphere of the work chamber in the form of silicon monoxide, which evaporates from surface of the melt.
In addition, sodium silicate treated samples were made moisture resistant by the application of a micro-thin layer of silicon monoxide to the surface of samples.
It is the first time the two observatories have managed to observe the electric waves, called masers, which were emitted by a cloud of silicon monoxide gas surrounding a VY star in the Great Dog constellation.
Silicon monoxide gas spewing from the star generates intense radio emissions that the telescope array recorded.
|2-7~ Above about 1000|degrees~C, equilibrium partial pressures of degradation byproducts become significant, the most important byproducts being carbon monoxide, nitrogen (when present), and silicon monoxide. |8,9~