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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The system should also be able to handle fast gas changes in order to be able to carry out deep silicon etching at room temperature without costly conversion using the bosch process. In addition, The system for etching of compound semiconductors and dielectrics should be used, This should be the ability to easily retrofit other gas lines.
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. In principle, similar programmes could also be implemented in sectors other than automotive.
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.
The capabilities of MEMS processing took a dramatic jump, though, in the 1990s when Robert Bosch GmbH developed and licensed out its 'Bosch Process' for silicon etching.
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. Silicon, 20.000x magnification on a Philips XL40FEG microscope, horizontal field width: 24 micron, 2006.
The industry prize went to the creators of the Bosch process' used in the manufacture of high-precision silicon sensors.