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Title: Chemical treatment for silica-containing glass surfaces

Abstract

Dehydroxylated, silica-containing, glass surfaces are known to be at least partially terminated by strained siloxane rings. According to the invention, a surface of this kind is exposed to a selected silane compound or mixture of silane compounds under reaction-promoting conditions. The ensuing reaction results in opening of the strained siloxane rings, and termination of surface atoms by chemical species, such as organic or organosilicon species, having desirable properties. These species can be chosen to provide qualities such as hydrophobicity, or improved coupling to a polymeric coating. 11 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
612120
Patent Number(s):
5736245
Application Number:
PAN: 8-261,565
Assignee:
Lucent Technologies Inc., Murray Hill, NJ (United States)
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 7 Apr 1998
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; GLASS; SURFACE TREATMENTS; SILICON OXIDES; SURFACE PROPERTIES; SILANES; CHEMICAL REACTIONS; SILOXANES

Citation Formats

Grabbe, A, Michalske, T A, and Smith, W L. Chemical treatment for silica-containing glass surfaces. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Grabbe, A, Michalske, T A, & Smith, W L. Chemical treatment for silica-containing glass surfaces. United States.
Grabbe, A, Michalske, T A, and Smith, W L. Tue . "Chemical treatment for silica-containing glass surfaces". United States.
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abstractNote = {Dehydroxylated, silica-containing, glass surfaces are known to be at least partially terminated by strained siloxane rings. According to the invention, a surface of this kind is exposed to a selected silane compound or mixture of silane compounds under reaction-promoting conditions. The ensuing reaction results in opening of the strained siloxane rings, and termination of surface atoms by chemical species, such as organic or organosilicon species, having desirable properties. These species can be chosen to provide qualities such as hydrophobicity, or improved coupling to a polymeric coating. 11 figs.},
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