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Silicon tetrachloride

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Phase change data

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Data compiled as indicated in comments:
BS - Robert L. Brown and Stephen E. Stein
TRC - Thermodynamics Research Center, NIST Boulder Laboratories, Kenneth Kroenlein director
AC - William E. Acree, Jr., James S. Chickos

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tboil330.KN/APCR Inc., 1990BS
Tboil330.28KN/ARugina, Gaspar, et al., 1987Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.5 K; TRC
Tboil330.75KN/ASauer and Hadsell, 1948Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.4 K; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tfus204.4KN/AAnonymous, 1955Uncertainty assigned by TRC = 0.6 K; TRC
Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Tc0.KN/AParker and Robinson, 1927TRC

Enthalpy of vaporization

DeltavapH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
29.9305.N/AJain and Yadav, 1973Based on data from 298. - 313. K.; AC
30.4288.N/ACapková and Fried, 1964Based on data from 273. - 326. K.; AC
30.2290.IJenkins and Chambers, 1954Based on data from 275. - 330. K.; AC
30.1303.N/AKearby, 1936Based on data from 273. - 333. K.; AC

Antoine Equation Parameters

log10(P) = A − (B / (T + C))
    P = vapor pressure (bar)
    T = temperature (K)

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Temperature (K) A B C Reference Comment
298. - 313.4.828921616.5465.305Jain and Yadav, 1973, 2Coefficents calculated by NIST from author's data.
273.70 - 325.684.003291149.847-43.044Capková and Fried, 1964Coefficents calculated by NIST from author's data.
275.4 - 330.14.097771200.-37.Jenkins and Chambers, 1954 

Enthalpy of sublimation

DeltasubH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Method Reference Comment
43.3 ± 0.1175. - 204.MGBalk and Dong, 1964AC

Enthalpy of fusion

DeltafusH (kJ/mol) Temperature (K) Reference Comment
7.72204.7Devyatykh, Guesev, et al., 1985AC

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

PCR Inc., 1990
PCR Inc., Research Chemicals Catalog 1990-1991, PCR Inc., Gainesville, FL, 1990, 1. [all data]

Rugina, Gaspar, et al., 1987
Rugina, T.; Gaspar, M.; Sacarescu, L., Liquid-vapor equilibrium for a binary system of dichlorodimethyl-silane with trichloromethylsilane, chloromethylsilane and silicontetrachloride., Rev. Chim. (Bucharest), 1987, 38, 680. [all data]

Sauer and Hadsell, 1948
Sauer, R.O.; Hadsell, E.M., Azeotropes of Trimethylchlorosilane and Silicon Tetrachloride, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1948, 70, 4258-9. [all data]

Anonymous, 1955
Anonymous, R., , Am. Pet. Inst. Res. Proj. 45, Tech. Rep. 14, No. 1, Ohio State Univ., 1955. [all data]

Parker and Robinson, 1927
Parker, T.W.; Robinson, P.L., Critical Temperatures of Boron Trichloride and Silicon Tetrachloride., J. Chem. Soc., 1927, 1927, 2977-81. [all data]

Jain and Yadav, 1973
Jain, D.V.S.; Yadav, O.P., Indian J. Chem., 1973, 11, 28. [all data]

Capková and Fried, 1964
Capková, A.; Fried, V., Gleichgewicht flüssigkeit-dampf im system tetrachlorsilan-trimethylchlorsilan, Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun., 1964, 29, 2, 336-340, https://doi.org/10.1135/cccc19640336 . [all data]

Jenkins and Chambers, 1954
Jenkins, Arthur C.; Chambers, George F., Vapor Pressures of Silicon Compounds, Ind. Eng. Chem., 1954, 46, 11, 2367-2369, https://doi.org/10.1021/ie50539a043 . [all data]

Kearby, 1936
Kearby, K., The Vapor Pressure of Silicon Tetrachloride, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1936, 58, 2, 374-375, https://doi.org/10.1021/ja01293a503 . [all data]

Jain and Yadav, 1973, 2
Jain, D.V.S.; Yadav, O.P., Thermodynamics of n-Alkane Solutions: Part VIII - Vapour Pressures and Excess Free Energies for the SiCl4/n-Hexane System, Indian J. Chem., 1973, 11, 28-30. [all data]

Balk and Dong, 1964
Balk, P.; Dong, D., The Vapor Pressures of Silicon Tetrachloride and Germanium Tetrachloride below Their Melting Points, J. Phys. Chem., 1964, 68, 4, 960-962, https://doi.org/10.1021/j100786a507 . [all data]

Devyatykh, Guesev, et al., 1985
Devyatykh, G.G.; Guesev, A.V.; Gibin, A.M.; Zhernenkov, N.V.; Zakharov, L.M.; Antipin, M.Yu.; Struchov, Yu.M.T., Russ. J. Inorg. Chem., 1985, 30, 780. [all data]


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