By David Levy, Marcos Zayat
This accomplished three-volume guide brings jointly a overview of the present kingdom including the newest advancements in sol-gel expertise to place ahead new rules.
the 1st quantity, devoted to synthesis and shaping, offers an in-depth assessment of the wet-chemical procedures that represent the center of the sol-gel procedure and provides many of the pathways for the profitable synthesis of inorganic and hybrid organic-inorganic fabrics, bio- and bio-inspired fabrics, powders, debris and fibers in addition to sol-gel derived skinny movies, coatings and surfaces.
the second one quantity bargains with the mechanical, optical, electric and magnetic houses of sol-gel derived fabrics and the tools for his or her characterization similar to diffraction tools and nuclear magnetic resonance, infrared and Raman spectroscopies.
The 3rd quantity concentrates at the a variety of purposes within the fields of membrane technology, catalysis, strength learn, biomaterials technological know-how, biomedicine, photonics and electronics.