Stannic oxide

(redirected from Tin dioxide)
Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Tin dioxide: Stannic oxide, stannic
tin oxide, SnO2, produced artificially as a white amorphous powder, and occurring naturally in the mineral cassiterite. It is used in the manufacture of white enamels, and, under the name of putty powder, for polishing glass, etc.

See also: Stannic

References in periodicals archive ?
However, when he tried to source the technology - to make opaque or translucent glass whitened by adding tin dioxide and bone ash - he was stonewalled.
Tin dioxide or indium doped tin dioxide is the most used n-type semiconductor in gas sensing devices because of its capabilities to detect inflammable gases like C[H.
The nanocomposite of tin dioxide (SnO2) semiconductor metal oxide and carbon nanotubes was used in the production of the sensor.
SC, Karanjai, MK, Dasgupta, D, "Preparation and Study of Doped and Undoped Tin Dioxide Films by the Open Air Chemical Vapour Deposition Technique.
Some specific subjects examined include synthesis of nanosize tin dioxide, continuous production and harvesting of inorganic-ceramic nanoparticles, synthesis and tribology of carbide-derived carbon films, and electrospinning of alumina nanofibers.
Surface Dynamics of Tin Dioxide Interaction with Propene-Containing Feed in Presence of Residual Water," Applied Catalysis A: General, 125, 247-256 (1995).