Silicon for the Chemical and Solar Industry XIV
- Conference in Svolvær, Norway 11-14 June, 2018
The aim of Silicon for the Chemical and Solar Industry XIV is to discuss new development in Silicon Process Technology, Silicon Quality Assessment and Performance in the Subsequent Chemical Reactions including resource, energy and environmental issues.The different processes from quartz to metallurgical and solar grade silicon, silicones or electronic silicon are strongly linked, and a sustainable process is dependent on a thorough understanding of the total process. The development of production of solar grade silicon directly by metallurgical routes is also included. Silicon producers as well as users and academia will attend. Silicon for the Chemical and Solar Industry XIV is focused on silicon production and the primary chemical processes. Organosilicon chemistry in general is not a topic. Proceedings will be available on arrival.
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- Silicon Production (Raw materials, Process, Refining, Casting and Milling).
- Solar Grade Silicon.
- Metallurgical and Chemical Route to the Production of Solar Grade Silicon.
- Product Characterization.
- Reactions, Catalysis, Mechanism by Production of Primary Products as:
- Methylchlorosilanes, Trichlorosilane, Silicon Tetrachloride, Ethylchlorosilanes, Alkoxysilanes, other Silanes
- Environmental Issues and Safety.
- CO2 footprint
Professor Dr. Merete Tangstad, NTNU, Chairman
Adj. Professor Dr. Halvard Tveit, NTNU
Director Dr. Harry Rong, Elkem AS
Environmental consultant Lars Nygaard, Milda Miljødata AS
Dr. Birger Andresen, Wacker Chemicals Norway AS, Holla Metall
Ms Ingrid Gamst Page, Secretary
Location and transport
We have reserved rooms at the hotel Thon hotel Lofoten from Monday June 11th 2018 to Thursday, June 14th. The hotel costs, NOK 1495 for a single room and NOK 1695 for a double, are to be paid directly to the hotel. Hotel reservation will be available on the registration form.