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Compound: [SiH4]

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Thomas Faust Joe Harrity 21 Feb 2005 01:33 21 Feb 2005 01:34 [7803-62-5] 1651 Submitted

Silicon hydride
Silicon tetrahydride, Monosilane

Compound formula

Central atom Formula Structural formula Isomer label Charge Formula weight Specific rotation label Absolute rotation label
silicon (Si) H4Si1 [SiH4] 0 32.1173

Classification for Si

This compound is regarded as a discrete molecular species.

Oxidation number MLXZ class Coordination number (CN) Donor set Total valence electron count VE configuration Magnetism Block
4 MX4 4 H4 8 p0 diamagnetic p

Contributed properties

Geometry about Si Point group Distortion type Physical state Colour Melting point
tetrahedral (4) Unknown not given

Notes

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Key references

  1. Housecroft, C.E.; Sharpe, A.G. in Inorganic Chemistry, (2001), Prentice Hall, page 293.

3D structure




Synthesis

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Reactions

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Other calculated properties

Element percentages

    H     12.55%
   Si     87.45%

Isotope pattern

      32  100.00  __________________________________________________
      33    5.12  ___
      34    3.35  __
      35    0.00  
      36    0.00