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Silicon Dioxide Evaporation Material (SiO2)

Silicon Dioxide Evaporation Material (SiO2)
Silicon Dioxide Evaporation Material (SiO2)
Material Type Silicon (IV) Oxide
Symbol SiO2
Color/Appearance White, Crystalline Solid
Melting Point (°C) 1,610
Theoretical Density (g/cc) ~2.65
Z Ratio **1.00
E-Beam Excellent
Thermal Evaporation Techniques Crucible:  Al2O3
E-Beam Crucible Liner Material Fabmate®, Graphite, Tantalum
Temp. (°C) for Given Vap. Press. (Torr) 10-8:  *
10-6:  *
10-4:  1,025*
Comments Quartz excellent in E-beam.


Silicon dioxide, also known as silica, is an oxide of silicon with the chemical formula SiO2, most commonly found in nature as quartz and in various living organisms. In many parts of the world, silica is the major constituent of sand. Silica is one of the most complex and most abundant families of materials, existing as a compound of several minerals and as synthetic product. Notable examples include fused quartz, fumed silica, silica gel, and aerogels. It is used in structural materials, microelectronics, and as components in the food and pharmaceutical industries.

Material Notes

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