Session 9: Sol Gel Glasses | The American Ceramic Society

Session 9: Sol Gel Glasses

Sol-gel processing uses low-temperature approaches to produce glasses and optical materials with high purity, excellent homogeneity, and well-controlled morphology.  This symposium will focus on all aspects of sol-gel derived and nanostructured materials, including: Sol-gel routes to bulk, fiber, thin film, coating, colloidal, and porous materials; sol-gel routes to hybrid organic-inorganic materials; structural characterization using spectroscopic, scattering, and imaging techniques; new functionalities based on the optical, electrical, thermal, catalytic, mechanical, chemical, and biomedical properties; and new sol-gel materials and products for energy applications.

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