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Silicon Sulfide Powder

Silicon Sulfide Powder

Silicon Sulfide Powder
Product No NRE-11220
CAS 13759-10-9
Purity 99.9%
Formula SiS2
APS <40 µm (Can be Customized)
Color White
Molecular Weight 92.22 g/mol
Density 1.85 g/cm3
Melting Point 1,090° C
Boiling Point NA

Silicon Sulfide Powder

Silicon sulfide often denoted as SiS2, is a chemical compound primarily used in various industrial applications. It is a dark gray or black crystalline solid with a melting point of 1080 °C. Although not as widely utilized as some other silicon compounds, it still finds use in a few specific areas. Some of the applications of silicon sulfide powder include:

Semiconductor Industry: Silicon sulfide has applications in the semiconductor industry, particularly in the production of thin-film transistors and other electronic components. It can be used as a precursor for the deposition of thin films for electronic devices.

Lubricant Additive: Silicon sulfide has been used as an additive in lubricants to reduce friction and wear between moving parts. Its lubricating properties make it useful for industrial machinery and automotive applications.

Ceramics and Glass Industry: It can be used as an additive in the ceramics and glass industry to improve the properties of ceramics and glass products. It can help modify the surface properties, such as hardness and resistance to wear.

Chemical Synthesis: Silicon sulfide can also serve as a precursor or reagent in various chemical reactions, especially in the synthesis of other silicon-containing compounds. It is used in the production of various organosilicon compounds and as a starting material in the preparation of other silicon-based materials.

Optical Coatings: It is used in optical coatings for its unique optical properties. Silicon sulfide coatings can provide anti-reflective and protective properties, making them suitable for various optical applications.

Photovoltaic Applications: Silicon sulfide has been explored for potential use in photovoltaic applications. It has been studied as a potential material for thin-film solar cells and as a candidate for use in various layers within solar cell structures.

Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD): Silicon sulfide can be employed in chemical vapor deposition processes for the deposition of thin films on various substrates. This process is utilized in the production of semiconductors, optics, and other advanced materials.

Research and Development: Silicon sulfide is also used in research and development for studying its properties and potential applications in emerging technologies, such as in the field of nanotechnology and advanced materials science.