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Use of trichlorophenylsilane in the synthesis of polymeric precursors for silicon carbide
journal contributionposted on 14.09.2016, 14:16 by Xujin BaoXujin Bao, Mohan J. Edirisinghe
The use of polymeric precursors for the preparation of ceramic materials is generating a great deal of interest, and silicon carbide (SiC) has been produced by the pyrolysis of several polymers. However, it is desirable to develop precursors that can be prepared with a high polymer yield, are melt-processable, and give a high SiC yield on pyrolysis close to the theoretical maximum that can be obtained (with a low amount of impurities).
The authors wish to thank the soft-solids initiative of EPSRC for funding this research under grant no. GR/L21976.
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