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Recent Applications in Sol-Gel Synthesis

Versatility, extended compositional ranges, better homogeneity, lesser energy consumption, and requirement of nonexpensive equipments have boosted the use of sol-gel process on top of the popularity in the synthesis of nanosystems. The sol-gel technique has not only revolutionized oxide ceramics industry and/or material science but has also extended widely into multidimensional applications. The book Recent Applications in Sol-Gel Synthesis comprises 14 chapters that deal mainly with the application-oriented aspects of the technique. Sol-gel prepared metal oxide (MO) nanostructures like nanospheres, nanorods, nanoflakes, nanotubes, and nanoribbons have been employed in biomedical applications involving drug deliveries, mimicking of natural bone, and antimicrobial activities. The possibility of controlling grain size in aerogel and preparation of ultrahigh-temperature ceramic (UHTC)-based materials, fluorescent glasses, ultraviolet photosensors, and photocatalysts have been discussed in detail by the experts in the field. The usefulness of sol-gel materials as active GRIN, as textile finisher, and as leather modifier with water-repellent and oil-resistive properties would be an incentive for researchers keen to pursue the field.

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Recent Applications in Sol-Gel SynthesisEdited by Usha Chandra

Published: July 5th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/65824

ISBN: 978-953-51-3246-2

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3245-5

Copyright year: 2017

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1. Facile Methodology of Sol-Gel Synthesis for Metal Oxide Nanostructures

By Shrividhya Thiagarajan, Anandhavelu Sanmugam and Dhanasekaran Vikraman

824

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2. Sol-Gel-Derived Silicon-Containing Hybrids

By Maria Zielecka, Elzbieta Bujnowska, Katarzyna Suwala and Magdalena Wenda

454

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3. Preparation of Ultra-High Temperature Ceramics–Based Materials by Sol-Gel Routes

By Fei Li, Xiao Huang and Guo‐Jun Zhang

540

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4. Sol-Gel Synthesis, Structural Characterization and Microwave Dielectric Properties of Bismuth Niobate Modified by Iron Inclusion

By Susana Devesa, Manuel P.F. Graça and Luís C. Costa

340

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5. Fluorescence Properties of Rare-Earth-Doped Sol-Gel Glasses

By Helena Cristina Vasconcelos and Afonso Silva Pinto

455

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6. Recent Characterisation of Sol-Gel Synthesised TiO2 Nanoparticles

By Muhamad Zamri Yahaya, Mohd Asyadi Azam, Mohd Asri Mat Teridi, Pramod Kumar Singh and Ahmad Azmin Mohamad

647

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7. Synthesis of Titanium Dioxide Nanorod Arrays Using a Facile Aqueous Sol-Gel Route for Ultraviolet Photosensor Applications

By Marmeezee Mohd. Yusoff, Mohamad Hafiz Mamat and Mohamad Rusop Mahmood

373

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8. Advancement of Sol-Gel–Prepared TiO2 Photocatalyst

By Robabeh Bashiri, Norani Muti Mohamed and Chong Fai Kait

526

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9. Sol-Gel-Derived Doped ZnO Thin Films: Processing, Properties, and Applications

By Asad Mahmood and Abdul Naeem

800

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10. Photoluminescence Studies on ZnO Thin Films Obtained by Sol-Gel Method

By Guadalupe Valverde Aguilar, Mónica R. Jaime Fonseca, Ángeles Mantilla Ramírez and Antonio G. Juárez Gracia

473

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11. Sol‐Gel Materials Used in Phosphoproteomics and Glycoproteomics Applications

By Hacı Mehmet Kayili, Mehmet Atakay and Bekir Salih

347

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12. Sol-Gel Glass Coating Synthesis for Different Applications: Active Gradient-Index Materials, Microlens Arrays and Biocompatible Channels

By Ana Isabel Gómez Varela, María Aymerich, Daniel Nieto García, Yolanda Castro Martín, Pieter A.A. de Beule, Ezequiel Álvarez, Carmen Bao-Varela and María Teresa Flores-Arias

382

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13. Sol-Gel Applications in Textile Finishing Processes

By Nurhan Onar Camlibel and Buket Arik

754

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14. Sol-Gel Process for Surface Modification of Leather

By Franco Ferrero, Monica Periolatto and Giuseppe Gozzelino

507

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