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Silicon Carbide Powder

High Purity SiC Powder
CAS 409-21-2


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CHEMICAL
IDENTIFIER
Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
SMILES
Identifier
InChI
Identifier
InChI
Key
SiC 409-21-2 134973805 9863 MFCD00049531 206-991-8 methanidylidynesilicon N/A [C-]#[Si+] 1\/CSi\/c1-2 HBMJWWWQQXIZIP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
SiC 40.1 Silvery 3.22 g/cm3 39.976927 39.976927 0 Safety Data Sheet

Carbide IonAmerican Elements specializes in producing high purity Silicon Carbide Powder with the smallest possible average grain sizes for use in preparation of pressed and bonded sputtering targets and in Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) and Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) processes including Thermal and Electron Beam (E-Beam) Evaporation, Low Temperature Organic Evaporation, Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD), Metallic-Organic and Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD). Powders are also useful in any application where high surface areas are desired such as water treatment and in fuel cell and solar applications. Nanoparticles () also produce very high surface areas. Our standard Powder particle sizes average in the range of - 325 mesh, - 100 mesh, 10-50 microns and submicron (< 1 micron). We can also provide many materials in the nanoscale range. Like diamond, a pure carbon compound, Carbide compounds tend to be extremely hard, refractory and resistant to wear, corrosion and heat, making them excellent candidates for coatings for drills and other tools. They often have other valuable properties in combination with toughness, such as electrical conductivity, low thermal expansion and abrasiveness.

Silicon (Si) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolSilicon (atomic symbol: Si, atomic number: 14) is a Block P, Group 14, Period 3 element with an atomic weight of 28.085. Silicon Bohr MoleculeThe number of electrons in each of Silicon's shells is 2, 8, 4 and its electron configuration is [Ne] 3s2 3p2. The silicon atom has a radius of 111 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 210 pm. Silicon was discovered and first isolated by Jöns Jacob Berzelius in 1823. Silicon makes up 25.7% of the earth's crust, by weight, and is the second most abundant element, exceeded only by oxygen. The metalloid is rarely found in pure crystal form and is usually produced from the iron-silicon alloy ferrosilicon. Elemental Silicon Silica (or silicon dioxide), as sand, is a principal ingredient of glass, one of the most inexpensive of materials with excellent mechanical, optical, thermal, and electrical properties. Ultra high purity silicon can be doped with boron, gallium, phosphorus, or arsenic to produce silicon for use in transistors, solar cells, rectifiers, and other solid-state devices which are used extensively in the electronics industry.The name Silicon originates from the Latin word silex which means flint or hard stone. For more information on silicon, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of silicon products, visit the Silicon element page.

HEALTH, SAFETY & TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
Warning
H315-H319-H335
Xi
36/37/38
26-36
VW0450000
N/A
3
Exclamation Mark-Acute Toxicity        

SILICON CARBIDE SYNONYMS
methanidylidynesilicon; Carborundum; Silicon monocarbide; Betarundum Carborundeum; carbon silicide; Green densic

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PACKAGING SPECIFICATIONS FOR BULK & RESEARCH QUANTITIES
Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.


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Recent Research & Development for Silicon

  • Gradient poly(styrene-co-polyglycidol) grafts via silicon surface-initiated AGET ATRP. Gosecka M, Pietrasik J, Decorse P, Glebocki B, Chehimi MM, Slomkowski S, Basinska T. Langmuir. 2015 Apr 14. : Langmuir
  • Lithiation of Silicon Nanoparticles Confined in Carbon Nanotubes. Yu WJ, Liu C, Hou PX, Zhang L, Shan XY, Li F, Cheng HM. ACS Nano. 2015 Apr 13. : ACS Nano
  • Origins of conductivity improvement in fluoride-enhanced silicon doping of ZnO films. Rashidi N, Vai AT, Kuznetsov VL, Dilworth JR, Edwards PP. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015 Apr 16. : Chem Commun (Camb)
  • The photodynamic antibacterial effects of silicon phthalocyanine (pc) 4. Dimaano ML, Rozario C, Nerandzic MM, Donskey CJ, Lam M, Baron ED. Int J Mol Sci. 2015 Apr 8: Int J Mol Sci
  • Uniformity and passivation research of Al2O3 film on silicon substrate prepared by plasma-enhanced atom layer deposition. Jia E, Zhou C, Wang W. Nanoscale Res Lett. 2015 Mar 13: Nanoscale Res Lett
  • High-Speed GaN/GaInN nanowire array LED on Silicon (111). Köster R, Sager D, Quitsch WA, Pfingsten O, Poloczek A, Blumenthal S, Keller G, Prost W, Bacher G, Tegude FJ. Nano Lett. 2015 Mar 10.
  • Carbon p Electron Ferromagnetism in Silicon Carbide. Wang Y, Liu Y, Wang G, Anwand W, Jenkins CA, Arenholz E, Munnik F, Gordan OD, Salvan G, Zahn DR, Chen X, Gemming S, Helm M, Zhou S. Sci Rep. 2015 Mar 11
  • Complete magnesiothermic reduction reaction of vertically aligned mesoporous silica channels to form pure silicon nanoparticles. Kim KH, Lee DJ, Cho KM, Kim SJ, Park JK, Jung HT. Sci Rep. 2015 Mar 11
  • Comparative toxicity of silicon dioxide, silver and iron oxide nanoparticles after repeated oral administration to rats. Yun JW, Kim SH, You JR, Kim WH, Jang JJ, Min SK, Kim HC, Chung DH, Jeong J, Kang BC, Che JH. J Appl Toxicol. 2015 Mar 6.
  • Sub-Parts Per Million NO2 Chemi-Transistor Sensors Based on Composite Porous Silicon/Gold Nanostructures Prepared by Metal-Assisted Etching. Sainato M, Strambini LM, Rella S, Mazzotta E, Barillaro G. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 Mar 16.

Recent Research & Development for Carbides

  • Porous molybdenum carbide nano-octahedrons synthesized via confined carburization in metal-organic frameworks for efficient hydrogen production. Wu HB, Xia BY, Yu L, Yu XY, Lou XW. Nat Commun. 2015 Mar 11: Nat Commun
  • Carbon p Electron Ferromagnetism in Silicon Carbide. Wang Y, Liu Y, Wang G, Anwand W, Jenkins CA, Arenholz E, Munnik F, Gordan OD, Salvan G, Zahn DR, Chen X, Gemming S, Helm M, Zhou S. Sci Rep. 2015 Mar 11: Sci Rep
  • Nanostructured vanadium carbide thin films produced by RF magnetron sputtering. Pat S, Korkmaz Ş. Scanning. 2015 Mar 30.: Scanning
  • A metallic superhard boron carbide: first-principles calculations. Ma M, Yang B, Li Z, Hu M, Wang Q, Cui L, Yu D, He J. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Apr 1: Phys Chem Chem Phys
  • Two-Dimensional Titanium Carbide for Efficiently Reductive Removal of Highly Toxic Chromium(VI) from Water. Ying Y, Liu Y, Wang X, Mao Y, Cao W, Hu P, Peng X. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 Jan 28
  • Porous molybdenum carbide nano-octahedrons synthesized via confined carburization in metal-organic frameworks for efficient hydrogen production. Wu HB, Xia BY, Yu L, Yu XY, Lou XW. Nat Commun. 2015 Mar 11
  • Carbon p Electron Ferromagnetism in Silicon Carbide. Wang Y, Liu Y, Wang G, Anwand W, Jenkins CA, Arenholz E, Munnik F, Gordan OD, Salvan G, Zahn DR, Chen X, Gemming S, Helm M, Zhou S. Sci Rep. 2015 Mar 11
  • Meso/Macroporous Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Architectures with Iron Carbide Encapsulated in Graphitic Layers as an Efficient and Robust Catalyst for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Both Acidic and Alkaline Solutions. Xiao M, Zhu J, Feng L, Liu C, Xing W. Adv Mater. 2015 Mar 10.
  • A metallic superhard boron carbide: first-principles calculations. Ma M, Yang B, Li Z, Hu M, Wang Q, Cui L, Yu D, He J. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Mar 16.
  • Monitoring the thin film formation during sputter deposition of vanadium carbide. Kaufholz M, Krause B, Kotapati S, Köhl M, Mantilla MF, Stüber M, Ulrich S, Schneider R, Gerthsen D, Baumbach T. J Synchrotron Radiat. 2015 Jan