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*  Sulfur hexafluoride
Selenium hexafluoride Tellurium hexafluoride Hypervalent molecule Process for Measuring the Degradation of Sulfur Hexafluoride ... Like xenon, sulfur hexafluoride is a non-toxic gas, yet by displacing oxygen in the lungs, it also carries the risk of asphyxia ... Sulfur hexafluoride is also routinely used as a tracer gas in laboratory fume hood containment testing. The gas is used in the ... The density of sulfur hexafluoride is relatively high at room temperature and pressure due to the gas's large molar mass. ...
*  Sulfur hexafluoride circuit breaker
Instead of oil, air, or a vacuum, a sulfur hexafluoride circuit breaker uses sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) gas to cool and quench ... Sulfur hexafluoride is generally used in present high-voltage circuit breakers at rated voltage higher than 52 kV. Into the ... Sulfur hexafluoride circuit breakers may be used as self-contained apparatus in outdoor air-insulated substations or may be ... The contacts of the breaker are opened in a high-pressure flow of sulphur hexafluoride gas, and an arc is struck between them. ...
*  Xenon
The gas sulfur hexafluoride is similar to xenon in molecular weight (146 versus 131), less expensive, and though an asphyxiant ... Dense gases such as xenon and sulfur hexafluoride can be breathed safely when mixed with at least 20% oxygen. Xenon at 80% ... doi:10.1016/S0378-3812(01)00479-4. Spangler, Steve (2007). "Anti-Helium - Sulfur Hexafluoride". Steve Spangler Science. ... However, while teaching at the University of British Columbia, Neil Bartlett discovered that the gas platinum hexafluoride ( ...
*  GCB
... see Sulfur hexafluoride circuit breaker. ...
*  Shielding gas
... sulfur hexafluoride or dichlorodifluoromethane. Sulfur hexafluoride can be added to shield gas for aluminium welding to bind ...
*  Chlorofluorocarbon
Bullister, J. L.; Wisegarver, D. P.; Menzia, F. A. (2002). "The solubility of sulfur hexafluoride in water and seawater". Deep- ... Incidentally, production and release of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) have rapidly increased in the atmosphere since the 1970s. ... Bullister, J. L.; Wisegarver, D. P. (2008). "The shipboard analysis of trace levels of sulfur hexafluoride, chlorofluorocarbon- ... "Analysis of sulfur hexafluoride in seawater". Journal of Geophysical Research. 96: 8733. Bibcode:1991JGR....96.8733W. doi: ...
*  Deep reactive-ion etching
Sulfur hexafluoride [SF6] is often used for silicon. Deposition of a chemically inert passivation layer. (For instance, C4F8 ( ... which originate from sulphur hexafluoride and oxygen etch gases) condense on the sidewalls, and protect them from lateral ...
*  Vitrectomy
Typical gases used are perfluoropropane or sulfur hexafluoride. The gases are mixed with air to neutralize their expansive ...
*  Three-center four-electron bond
1986-06-01). "On the role of d orbitals in sulfur hexafluoride". Journal of the American Chemical Society. 108 (13): 3586-3593 ... molecules such as phosphorus pentafluoride and sulfur hexafluoride as well as multi-center π-bonding such as ozone and sulfur ... sulfur tetrafluoride, the xenon fluorides, and the bifluoride ion. It is also known as the Pimentel-Rundle three-center model ...
*  Molecular geometry
For example, sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) is an octahedral molecule. Trigonal pyramidal: A trigonal pyramidal molecule has a ...
*  Reactive-ion etching
The types and amount of gas used vary depending upon the etch process; for instance, sulfur hexafluoride is commonly used for ...
*  Contrast-enhanced ultrasound
SonoVue, made by Bracco (company), consists in sulphur hexafluoride microbubbles. It is mainly used to characterize liver ...
*  Dielectric gas
Addition of sulfur hexafluoride can dramatically improve the dielectric properties of poorer insulators, e.g. helium or ... Other compounds, which dissociate only in the discharge pathway, are therefore preferred; sulfur hexafluoride, organofluorides ... namely sulfur hexafluoride circuit breakers), switchgear (namely high voltage switchgear), radar waveguides, etc. A good ... sulfur hexafluoride, octafluorocyclobutane) with molecules capable of thermalizing (slowing down) accelerated electrons (e.g. ...
*  Fluorinated gases
Sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) is used primarily as an insulation gas. It can be found in high-voltage switchgear and is used in ... There are four types: hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs), sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) and nitrogen trifluoride ( ...
*  Trifluoromethylsulfur pentafluoride
The chemistry of this compound is similar to that of sulfur hexafluoride (SF6). Tuckett, Richard P. (2006). "Chapter 3: ... Suen, Martin (2008). "Trifluoromethyl Sulfur Pentafluoride (CF3SF5): A Review of the Recently Discovered Super-Greenhouse Gas ... Tsai, Wen-Tien (2007). "The prediction of environmental fate for trifluoromethyl sulfur pentafluoride (CF3SF5), a potent ... Trifluoromethyl Sulphur Pentafluoride, SF5CF3: Atmospheric Chemistry and Its Environmental Importance via the Greenhouse Effect ...
*  Period 2 element
With sulfur it can form the extremely stable and chemically inert sulfur hexafluoride; with carbon it can form the remarkable ... With nitrogen it forms alkaloids, and with the addition of sulfur also it forms antibiotics, amino acids, and rubber products. ... The sugars are then turned into such substances as cellulose and (with nitrogen and often sulfur) proteins and other essential ... Some oxides of some non-metals are extremely acidic, like sulfur trioxide, which forms sulfuric acid on contact with water. ...
*  Sulphur Emission Control Area
Those gasses include Carbon dioxide, Methane, Nitrous oxide, Hydrofluorocarbons, Perfluocarbons, and Sulfur hexafluoride. The ... The Annex states that a global cap is 4.5 %m/m on the sulfur content in fuel. However, MARPOL insist on it being 1.5 %m/m in ... The monitoring of sulfur content of residual fuel supplied for use on board ships is being performed by IMO since 1999. The IMO ... Sulphur Emission Control Areas (SECAs) or Emission Control Areas (ECAs) are sea areas in which stricter controls were ...
*  Dielectric
Air, nitrogen and sulfur hexafluoride are the three most commonly used gaseous dielectrics. Industrial coatings such as ...
*  Dielectric strength
for gases (e.g. nitrogen, sulfur hexafluoride) it normally decreases with increased humidity. [citation needed] for air, ...
*  Thionyl tetrafluoride
It can also be formed by heating sulfur hexafluoride with air to 400°. This can happen when inhaling through a lit cigarette. ... The sulfur oxygen bond is 1.409Å. A S-F bond on the axis has length 1.596Å and the S-F bond on the equator has length 1.539Å. ... It is also known as sulfur tetrafluoride oxide. The shape of the molecule is a distorted trigonal bipyramid. The oxygen is ... Another way to form it is by electrolyzing hydrogen fluoride with a solution of sulfur dioxide, which also made oxygen ...
*  California Environmental Quality Act
Several other primary gases also include methane, nitrous oxide, sulfur hexafluoride, perfluorocarbons, and hydrofluorocarbons ...
*  California Senate Bill 32
Greenhouse gas emissions include carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, sulfur hexafluoride, hydrofluorocarbons, and ...
*  Greenhouse gas footprint
Fluorinated gases include hydroflucarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs), sulfur hexafluoride (SF6), and nitrogen trifluoride ...
*  Gas pycnometer
In such cases larger molecule gases such as nitrogen or sulfur hexafluoride are beneficial. Adsorption of the measuring gas ...
*  Octafluorocyclobutane
It is investigated as a possible replacement for sulfur hexafluoride as a dielectric gas. Siegemund, G.; Schwertfeger, W.; ...
*  Difluorodisulfanedifluoride
The other known sulfur fluorides are sulfur difluoride, sulfur tetrafluoride, sulfur hexafluoride, disulfur decafluoride, ... The molecule has a pair of sulfur atoms, with one fluorine atom on one sulfur, and three fluorine atoms on the other. It has ... hydrogen fluoride catalyses disproportionation to sulfur and sulfur tetrafluoride by forming a reactive intermediate HSF ... However it may disprortionate rapidly to sulfur and sulfur tetrafluoride. ...