disilanide

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

di- +‎ silanide

Noun[edit]

disilanide (plural disilanides)

  1. (inorganic chemistry) The anion SiH3-SiH2- derived from disilane
    • 2015 July 1, Rainer Zitz et al., “Neutral “Cp-Free” Silyl-Lanthanide(II) Complexes: Synthesis, Structure, and Bonding Analysis”, in Inorganic Chemistry[1], volume 54, DOI:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.5b01072:
      This outcome certainly marks compound 2a as possessing a strong disilanide character.