Definition of "hydrosilane" []

  • Any of a class of compounds in which one or more hydrogen atoms of a silane are replaced by alkyl groups (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hydrosilane" in a sentence
  • "The formal reaction partner is a hydrosilane, an organosilicon compound that acts as a reducing agent."
  • "Ongoing research at IBN aims to find cheap alternatives for the hydrosilane reagent so that the production of methanol can be even more cost-effective for mass industrial production."
  • "The process also used hydrosilane, a combination of silica and hydrogen."