Bosch process


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Bosch process

n
(Chemical Engineering) obsolete an industrial process for manufacturing hydrogen by the catalytic reduction of steam with carbon monoxide
[C20: named after Carl Bosch (1874–1940), German chemist]
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N can be produced chemically from dinitrogen gas (N2) and fossil fuels by the Haber Bosch process.
The information has been so valuable that car manufacturers are now pursuing similar active field observation programmes with other component suppliers, which can also benefit from the Bosch process.
Fritz Haber and Carl Bosch created the Haber Bosch process in the early 20th century for making synthetic fertilizer.
The Haber Bosch process makes anhydrous ammonia (NH3), which is the building block for other solid and liquid nitrogen fertilizers.
Where the traditional KOH etch approaches suffered from limitations in etch control, and created a 'V' shape etch (creating lateral sloped walls determined by the silicon crystal orientation), the Bosch Process allowed deep etches with near perfect control over the sidewall profile.
The one image of a successful process shows the so-called Bosch process, in which successive etching of the silicon resulted in a skyline pattern.
Plasma etching done by SF6 plasma in the so-called Bosch process.