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The silicon materials family tree

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Did you know ...  silicon-based materials "love"
interfaces - all kinds of interfaces. It is where
they do some of their best work! Learn
about interface science.

Did you know ... silanes with dual reactivity act as chemical "hooks" and have the ability to improve adhesion between materials as different as metal and plastic! Learn more about silane chemistry.

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