silicon tetrachloride


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silicon tetrachloride

[′sil·ə·kən ¦te·trə′klȯr‚īd]
(inorganic chemistry)
SiCl4 A clear, corrosive, fuming liquid with suffocating aroma; decomposes in water and alcohol; boils at 57.6°C; used in warfare smoke screens, to make ethyl silicate and silicones, and as a source of pure silicon and silica. Also known as silicon chloride; tetrachlorosilane.
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Man, "Progress in research of hydrogenation of silicon tetrachloride," Chlor-Alkali Industry, vol.
Zhu, "The utilization of silicon tetrachloride which is a by-product in the production of polysilicon," Chemistry and Adhesion, vol.
This venture can combine Evonik's advanced technologies of producing silica and ultra-pure silicon tetrachloride with Jiangsu Zhongneng's technologies of silicon material production, GCL-Poly's chairman Zhu Gongshan said, adding that the transaction will also enhance his group's overall competitiveness.
SSBR-A displays a linear macrostructure, while SSBR-B is coupled with silicon tetrachloride.
In this study, silicon tetrachloride was chosen as the coupling agent to produce the star macrostructure for several reasons.

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