SiCl4 + CaC2 --> ? ?

SiCl4 + CaC2 --> ? ?

Posted by James Farrell on Aug 31, 2017 5:43 pm

Hello,

I am wondering what the reaction products of this would be? Would SiC + CaCl2 be formed? I cant find anything online related to this.

Thanks in advance

James

Re: SiCl4 + CaC2 --> ? ?

Posted by Irwin Flond on Mar 31, 2020 1:29 pm

I have found that silicon carbide nanoflakes have been synthesized through a one-step solvothermal route involving reaction of SiCl4 and CaC2 at 180 °C. But there is no additional information about this reaction. I would ask my roommate that lived with me in property in Barcelona  he is also into chemistry.

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