tetrafluoromethane


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tetrafluoromethane

[¦te·trə¦flu̇r·ō′meth‚ān]
(organic chemistry)
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Muhle, J., and Coauthors, 2010: Perfluorocarbons in the global atmosphere: Tetrafluoromethane, hexafluoroethane, and octafluoropropane.
Fluorine-based plasma, such as tetrafluoromethane (C[F.sub.4]) plasma, has been utilised in the industry for many years to etch [Al.sub.2][O.sub.3]-TiC during slider fabrication.
When there are several of these bonds, the effect is compounded, such as in tetrafluoromethane. With four fluorine atoms bonded to a single carbon atom, it is one of the most potent greenhouse gases.
Oxygen is the primary gas used for surface treating plastics, though some plasma processes use nitrogen, nitrous oxide, helium, argon, ammonia, tetrafluoromethane, water vapor, or air.