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

1st Edition




Covers principles, developments, and applications of sol-gel technology for thin films, fibers, preforms, electronics, and specialty shapes.


Electronics and materials engineers in the automotive, medical, semiconductors, space, plastics, and military industries.

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


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William Andrew
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About the editor

About the author

Lisa C. Klein

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Electronic Materials, Thin Films, and Nanomaterials, Rutgers University, NJ, USA