Article - 25 Sep 2001
Silicones are polymers with a Si-O-Si backbone. There are different types depending on functional groups in the structure and curing mechanisms. Key properties include thermal stability, chemical...
News - 22 Jun 2017
It is presently essential to design new catalysts for developing new and useful organosilicon compounds, which are in great demand in fields ranging from the electronics to the medical industries....
Article - 14 Aug 2017
Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) is a component of a group of polymeric organosilicon compounds that are generally known as silicones.
Article - 31 Jul 2001
Bicomponent extrusion is a novel process for producing ceramic fibres with distinct core and sheath phases. These materials have potential use in metal and ceramic matrix composites and have the...
News - 15 Jul 2010
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b6593b/ionic_and_organome) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new report "Ionic and Organometallic-Catalyzed...
News - 4 Jul 2008
WACKER, the Munich-based chemical company, and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) officially opened an Institute of Silicon Chemistry in Garching, near Munich, this Wednesday evening. The...
News - 7 Jul 2009
This year's €10,000 WACKER Silicone Award was presented today to Professor Ulrich Schubert, who holds the Vienna University of Technology's chair of inorganic chemistry. Held at...
Article - 20 Sep 2005
Polycarbosilane was synthesized from polydimethylsilane in the presence of zeolite as a catalyst. Characterization of synthesized polycarbosilane was performed with 29Si Solid State NMR, FT-IR, TPD,...
News - 27 Jul 2018
Airy, Airier, Aerogel. Aerogels are delicate solids, which contain almost entirely air-filled pores. Until now, the practical application of aerogels has been limited by brittleness. However, this may...
Article - 14 Mar 2006
This article demonstrates that it is possible to overcome the problem of low activity of grafted zirconocene catalysts by the previous chemical modification of the silica surface with SnCl4.