Compounds in which every silicon atom is linked to three nitrogen atoms and every nitrogen atom is linked to two silicon atoms, thus consisting of SiH
units, and having the general formula (SiH)2n(NH)3n
. By extension hydrocarbyl derivatives are commonly included.
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. 'Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)' on page 1366 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199567081307)