Lars Bergström, Ariel Goobar's Colloidal Silica: Fundamentals and Applications PDF

By Lars Bergström, Ariel Goobar

ISBN-10: 3540329242

ISBN-13: 9783540329244

Even with the obvious simplicity of silica’s composition and constitution, scientists are nonetheless investigating basic questions in regards to the formation, structure, and behaviour of colloidal silica structures. Colloidal Silica: basics and functions introduces new info on colloid technological know-how on the topic of silica chemistry in addition to theoretical and experimental elements of important parts of colloidal silica technology and expertise. This source is devoted to assisting researchers locate new makes use of of silica and solutions to functional difficulties as its commercial use keeps to develop progressively in conventional and novel components.

Written through prime silica scientists all over the world, this e-book displays advancements within the box in view that silica scientist Ralph okay. Iler released his authoritative booklet on silica chemistry in 1979. It discusses homes and strategies of characterization, synthesis, and coaching of silica when it comes to business functions. Following an research of the skin chemistry of varied silicas, the e-book explores tools for measuring particle dimension and worthwhile characterization concepts for deciding on constitution, balance, and reactivity. The authors then specialize in numerous reports, analytical tools, and present functions concerning silica gels and powders, silica coatings, colloidal silica, and sol-gel expertise.

Colloidal Silica: basics and purposes beneficial properties updated fabric in terms of fields as various as catalysis, metallurgy, electronics, glass, ceramics, paper and pulp know-how, optics, elastomers, nutrition, healthiness care, and business chromatography. it really is excellent for scientists attracted to silica chemistry and physics in addition to these no longer accustomed to the topic.

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Uses of Silica — From the Caves of Altamira and Cro-Magnon to Silicon Valley and Outer Space . Acknowledgment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 28 30 30 31 31 31 31 31 32 33 34 34 Silicon dioxide is the main component of the crust of the earth. Combined with the oxides of magnesium, aluminum, calcium, and iron, it forms the silicate minerals in our rocks and soil. Over millions of years silicon dioxide, or silica, has been separated from the original silicate rocks by the action of water to appear as quartz.

Electrokinetic Effects and the Concept of Zeta Potential . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sol – Gel Science and Technology. . . . . . . . Gels and Powders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Uses of Silica — From the Caves of Altamira and Cro-Magnon to Silicon Valley and Outer Space . Acknowledgment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 28 30 30 31 31 31 31 31 32 33 34 34 Silicon dioxide is the main component of the crust of the earth.

2 The Language of Colloid Science and Silica Chemistry Horacio E. Bergna DuPont Experimental Station CONTENTS Sols, Gels, and Powders . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 This section provides brief explanations for the most important terms that may be encountered in a study of the fundamental principles, experimental investigations and industrial applications of colloid science and silica chemistry. The definition of some important terms has been given in the Colloid Science section of this book, Chapter 1.

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