Sol-Gel Technology for Thin Films, Fibers, Preforms, Electronics and Specialty Shapes

Edited by

  • Lisa C Klein


  • Lisa C. Klein, Director of Electronic Materials, Thin Films, and Nanomaterials, Rutgers University, NJ, USA

Covers principles, developments, and applications of sol-gel technology for thin films, fibers, preforms, electronics, and specialty shapes.
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Electronics and materials engineers in the automotive, medical, semiconductors, space, plastics, and military industries.


Book information

  • Published: December 1988
  • ISBN: 978-0-8155-1154-0

Table of Contents

Part I. Chemistry and Phase Transformations 1. Multicomponent Glasses from the Sol-Gel Process 2. Simulation of the Sol-Gel Process 3. Phase Transformation in Gels: A Comparison of the Phase Transformation Behavior of Gel-Derived and Ordinary Na2O-SiO2 Glasses Part II. Coatings, Thin Films and Surface Treatment 4. Thin Films from the Sol-Gel Process 5. Antireflective Films from the Sol-Gel Process 6. Oxynitride Thin Films from the Sol-Gel Process Part III. Continuous, Discontinuous and Woven Fibers 7. Fibers from the Sol-Gel Process 8. Alumina-Boria-Silica Ceramic Fibers from the Sol-Gel Process 9. Continuous Filament Fibers by the Sol-Gel Process Part IV. Monoliths, Shapes and Preforms 10.Monolith Formation from the Sol-Gel Process 11. Thermal Insulation Materials from the Sol-Gel Process 12. Ultrapure Glasses from Sol-Gel Processes 13. Particulate Silica Gels and Glasses from the Sol-Gel Process Part V. Special Applications 14. Electronic Ceramics Made by the Sol-Gel Process 15. Superionic Conductors from the Sol-Gel Process 16. Hollow Glass Microspheres by Sol-Gel Technology 17. Filters and Membranes by the Sol-Gel Process Index