Silica-based materials for advanced chemical applications

This clear and concise book is the first to address the hot topic of functional silica gels and their applications.

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Main Author: Pagliaro, Mario, 1969- (Author) 
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry, 2009
Genre/form:elektronické knihy
ISBN:9781847557162 (online)
9781847558985 (print)
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface. Acknowledgements. About the Author. Chapter 1. Functionalized Silicas: The Principles: Functionalized Silicas
  • The Nature of the Sol-Gel Entrapment
  • The Nature of the Sol-Gel Cage
  • Tuning Dopant's Chemical Reactivity: Micelle/Molecule Co-entrapment
  • Tailored Structures through Control of the Sol-Gel Process
  • From Disordered to Ordered Structures
  • Electrochemistry at the Silica Sol-Gel Cage
  • Imprinting the Sol-Gel Cage
  • References. Chapter 2. Controlled Release. Sol-Gel Microencapsulation
  • Soluble Silica for Enhanced Release of APIs
  • Silica Microoparticles for Controlled Release
  • Therapeutic Films
  • Controlled Release of Enzymes
  • Controlled DNA Delivery
  • References. Chapter 3. Purification and Synthesis. Size Control, Shape and Purity for Enhanced Separation
  • Scavenging with Functionalized Silicas
  • Silica-Entrapped Reactants
  • References. Chapter 4. Coatings: ORMOSIL-Based Coatings
  • Sol-Gel Optical Coatings
  • Antifouling Coatings
  • Anticorrosion Coatings
  • Scratch-Resistant and Antiaging Coatings
  • Decorative Coatings and Barrier Systems
  • References. Chapter 5. Catalysis: Catalysis by Sol-Gels: An Advanced Technology for Organic Chemistry
  • Sol-Gel Entrapped Catalysts: Tailored Catalytic Materials
  • Physically Entrapped Catalysts
  • Chemically Entrapped Catalysts
  • Biocatalysis
  • Commercial Catalysts and Forthcoming Applications
  • References. Chapter 6. Sensing. Optical Sol-Gel Sensors: Analytical Technology of the Future
  • Array Sensors
  • Templated Xerogels as Selective Chemical Sensors
  • Forthcoming Sensors
  • References. Chapter 7. Hybrid Silica-Based Composites. Hybrid Polymer/Silica Composites
  • New Aqueous Sol-Gel Route to Hybrid Silicas
  • Hybrid Silica/Polymer Aerogels
  • Polyethylene@Silica
  • References. Chapter 8 Strategic Aspects of Sol-Gel Functional Silicas: On the Value of Sol-Gel Hybrid Materials
  • Market Trends
  • Insight
  • into Sol-Gel Nanotechnology
  • Sustainability Aspects of Sol-Gel Materials
  • References. Subject Index.