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Sol-Gel Materials: Chemistry and Applications / Edition 1
     

Sol-Gel Materials: Chemistry and Applications / Edition 1

by John D. Wright
 

ISBN-10: 9056993267

ISBN-13: 9789056993269

Pub. Date: 12/21/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Sol-Gel processing methods, first used historically for decorative and constructional materials, were extensively developed in the last century for applications such as glasses, ceramics, catalysts, coatings,
composites and fibres. Today they are reaching their full potential, enabling the preparation of new generations of advanced materials not easily accessible

Overview

Sol-Gel processing methods, first used historically for decorative and constructional materials, were extensively developed in the last century for applications such as glasses, ceramics, catalysts, coatings,
composites and fibres. Today they are reaching their full potential, enabling the preparation of new generations of advanced materials not easily accessible by other methods yet using mild, low-energy conditions. The topic is therefore increasingly included in advanced undergraduate, MSc and PhD programmes in the areas of chemistry, physics and materials science. This concise introductory text, written at the advanced undergraduate/first-year postgraduate level, is also suitable as an introduction to the development, mechanisms, chemistry, characterisation methods and applications of the technique. It provides readers with an extensive yet concise grounding in the theory of each area of the subject and details the real and potential applications and the future prospects of sol-gel chemistry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789056993269
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/21/2000
Series:
Advanced Chemistry Texts Series
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Colloid Stability
Control of Particle Nucleation
The Silicon Alkoxide Sol-Gel Process
The Historical Development of Sol-Gel Processing
Silica Sol-Gels - Reaction Mechanisms
Hydrolysis
Condensation
Overall Kinetics of Hydrolysis and Condensation
Non-Hydrolytic Sol-Gel Processing
Gelation
Ageing
Drying
Densification
The Chemistry of Sol-Gel Silicates
Chemical Control of the Sol-Gel Process
Additives for Structuring and Processing
Ormosils
Hybrid Materials
Surface Modification
Metal Oxide Gels
Hydrolysis and Condensation Reactions of Metal Salt Precursors
Effects of the Counter-Ion
Reactions of Metal Alkoxide Precursors
The Non-Hydrolytic Sol-Gel Method for Metal Oxides
The Characterisation of Sol-Gel Materials
Chemical Characterisation
Physical Characterisation
Indirect Characterisation Methods
Application of Sol-Gel Silicates
Optical Materials
Chemical Sensors
Catalysts
Coatings
Membrane

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