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Introduction to Sol-Gel Processing


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Alain C. Pierre
    Pages 1-13
  3. Alain C. Pierre
    Pages 69-128
  4. Alain C. Pierre
    Pages 129-164
  5. Alain C. Pierre
    Pages 165-208
  6. Alain C. Pierre
    Pages 209-269
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    Pages 271-322
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    Pages 323-362
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  12. Alain C. Pierre
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  13. Alain C. Pierre
    Pages 597-685
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 687-701

About this book


This book presents a broad, general introduction to the processing of Sol-Gel technologies.  This updated volume serves as a general handbook for researchers and students entering the field. This new edition provides updates in fields that have undergone rapid developments, such as Ceramics, Catalysis, Chromatropgraphy, biomaterials, glass science, and optics. It provides a simple, compact resource that can also be used in graduate-level materials science courses.

  • Presents a general, accessible resource for students and professionals seeking an introduction to sol-gel science and applications 
  • Covers current and emerging processes in cutting-edge sol-gel applications such as Ceramics, Catalysis, Chromatography, biomaterials, glass, and optics
  • Combines timeless principles with modern technological advances and new applications that have emerged since publication of the prior edition


Sol-Gel Aerogels Colloids Oxides Biogels Bioapplications of sol-gel Chromatographics Processing applications of sol-gel Sol-Gel Derived Materials Physical Chemistry sol-gel technologies

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.allée des écureuilsUniversité Claude Bernard-Lyon 1ROCHETAILLEE SUR SAONEFrance

About the authors

Dr Alain C. Pierre is an expert in the field of Sol-Gel processing and has both written and contributed to influential books on the topic. He received his PhD from MIT and served as a professor at University of Alberta and the Université Claude Bernard-Lyon 1 before retiring in 2011.

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