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Silicon Monoxide Evaporation Material (SiO)

Silicon Monoxide Evaporation Material (SiO)
Material Type Silicon (II) Oxide
Symbol SiO
Melting Point (°C) >1,702
Theoretical Density (g/cc) 2.13
Z Ratio 0.87
E-Beam Fair
Thermal Evaporation Techniques Boat:  Ta
Coil:  W
Basket:  W
Crucible:  Ta
E-Beam Crucible Liner Material Fabmate®, Tungsten, Tantalum
Temp. (°C) for Given Vap. Press. (Torr) 10-4:  850
Comments For resistance evaporation, use baffle box and low rate.


Silicon monoxide is the chemical compound with the formula SiO where silicon is present in the oxidation state +2. In the vapour phase it is a diatomic molecule. It has been detected in stellar objects and it has been described as the most common oxide of silicon in the universe.

Material Notes

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