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Aerogels handbook

Author: M A Aegerter; Nicholas Leventis; Matthias A Koebel
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2011.
Series: Advances in sol-gel derived materials and technologies.
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This book summarizes the state of development and processing of inorganic, organic and composite aerogels, including important characterization techniques, an overview of aerogel materials,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M A Aegerter; Nicholas Leventis; Matthias A Koebel
ISBN: 9781441974778 1441974776 9781441975898 1441975896
OCLC Number: 746135672
Description: xxxi, 932 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Preface (M. A. Aegerter, N. Leventis and M. M. Koebel) List of Contributors (M.A. Aegerter) 1. History of Aerogels 1.1.1 History of aerogels (A.C. Pierre) 2. Materials and processing 2.1 Inorganic-silica based aerogels 2.1.1 SiO2 aerogels (A.C. Pierre and A. Rigacci) 2.1.2 Hydrophobic silica aerogels: Review of synthesis, properties and applications (A. M. Anderson and M. K. Carroll) 2.1.3 Superhydrophobic and flexible aerogels (A. Venkatewara Rao, D. Y. Nadargi and M.M. Koebel) 2.1.4 Sodium silicate based aerogels via ambient pressure drying (A. Venkatewara Rao, Uzma K.H. Bangi, A. Parvathy Rao and M.M. Koebel) 2.2 Inorganic-non silicate aerogels 2.2.1 ZrO2 aerogels (L. B. Hammouda, I. Mejri, M. K. Younes and A. Ghorbel) 2.2.2 Preparation of TiO2 aerogels-like materials under ambient pressure (H. Hirashima) 2.2.3 A robust approach to inorganic aerogels: The use of epoxides in sol-gel synthesis (T.F. Baumann, A.E. Gash and J.H. Satcher Jr.) 2.3 Organic-natural and synthetic aerogels 2.3.1 Monoliths and fibrous cellulose aerogels (L. Ratke) 2.3.2 Cellulosic and polyurethane aerogels (A. Rigacci and P. Achard) 2.3.3 Resorcinol-formaldehyde aerogels (S. Mulik and C. Sotiriou-Leventis) 2.3.4 Natural aerogels with interesting environmental features: C- sequestration and pesticides trapping (T. Woignier) 2.4 Composite aerogels 2.4.1 Polymer crosslinked aerogels (N. Leventis and Hongbing Lu) 2.4.2 Interpenetrating organic/inorganic networks of resorcinol-formaldehyde/metal oxide aerogels (N. Leventis) 2.4.3 Improving elastic properties of polymer reinforced aerogels (M. A. Meador) 2.4.4 Aerogels containing metal, alloy and oxide nanoparticles embedded into dielectric matrices (A. Corrias and M. F. Casula) 2.5 Exotic aerogels 2.5.1 Chalcogenide aerogels (S. Brock and H.Yu) 2.5.2 Biopolymer-containing aerogels: Chitosan silica hybrid aerogels (C. J. Yao, X. S. Liu and W. Risen) 2.5.3 Anisotropic aerogels by lithography (M. Bertino) 2.5.4 Aerogels synthesis by sonocatalysis: Sonogels (L. Esquivias, M. Pinero,V.Morales-Florez and N. de la Rosa-Fox) 3. Properties 3.1.1 Structural characterization of aerogel materials (G. Reichenauer) 3.1.2 Mechanical characterization of aerogels (Hongbing Lu, Huiyang Luo and N. Leventis) 3.1.3 Thermal properties of aerogels (H-P Ebert) 3.1.4 Simulation and modeling of aerogels using atomistic and mesoscale methods (L. D. Gelb) 4. Applications 4.1 Energy 4.1.1 Aerogels and sol-gel composites as nanostructured energetic materials (A. Gash, R. L. Simpson and J. H. Satcher Jr.)4.1.2 Aerogels for superinsulation: A synoptic view (M. M. Koebel, A. Rigacci and P. Achard) 4.2 Chemistry and Physics 4.2.1 Aerogels as platforms for chemical sensors (M. K. Carroll and A. M. Anderson) 4.2.2 Transparent silica aerogel blocks for high energy physics research (H. Yokogawa) 4.2.3 Sintering of silica aerogels for glass synthesis: Application to nuclear waste containment (T. Woignier, J. Reynes and J. Phalippou) 4.3 Biomedical and pharmaceutical 4.3.1 Biomedical applications of aerogels (W. Yin and D. Rubenstein) 4.3.2 Pharmaceutical applications of aerogels (I. Smirnova) 4.4 Space and airborne 4.4.1 Applications of aerogels in space exploration (S. Jones and S. Sakamoto) 4.4.2 Airborne ultrasonic transducer (H. Nagahara and M. Hashimoto) 4.5 Metal industry 4.5.1 Aerogels for foundry application (L. Ratke and B. Milow) 4.6 Art 4.6.1 Sculptures out of silica aerogel (I. Michaloudis) 4.7 Other 4.7.1 Preparation and application of carbon aerogels (J. Shen and D. Guan) 5. Commercial products 5.1.1 Insights and analysis of manufacturing and marketing consumer products with aerogel materials (B. McCormik) 5.1.2 Nanogel(R) Aerogel by Cabot Corporation: Versatile properties for many applications (H. Thorne-Banda and T. Miller) 5.1.3 American Aerogel Corporation: Organic aerogel commercialization (R. Mendenhall) 5.1.4 Aerogels super thermal insulation materials by Nano Hi-tech (C. L. Jin) 5.1.5 OKAGEL: High insulating day lighting systems (F. Schneider) 6. Annex 6.1 Concluding remarks and outlook (M. A. Aegerter, N. Leventis and M. M. Koebel) 6.2 Subject index (M. A. Aegerter) 6.3 Glossary, acronyms and abbreviations (M. A. Aegerter)
Series Title: Advances in sol-gel derived materials and technologies.
Responsibility: editor-in-chief, Michel A. Aegerter ; editors, Nicholas Leventis, Matthias M. Koebel.


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