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BREITER Manfred (In Austrian) 
Institute of Technical Electrochemistry
Guido Kickelbick  updated August 20, 2002
Institute of Materials Chemistry Technical University of Vienna
New functionalized Polymers, Nanoparticles, Catalysis
Nicola Hüsing updated August 20, 2002
Institute of Materials Chemistry, Vienna University of Technology

Ulrich Schubert updated August 20, 2002
Institute of Materials Chemistry Technical University of Vienna
Transition-Metal Silicon and Tin Compounds, New Materials by Sol-Gel Processing, Reactivity of solid SiO, Mesoporous Inorganic Materials Hybrid Inorganic/Organic Polymers




M. Henry  
Florence Babonneau  
Chemistry of Condensed Matter, university P. et M. Curie
Silicon Oxycarbide systems, Hybrids, Multinuclear NMR
Jochen Fick
Rare-earth doped sol-gel films, waveguide fabrication in chalcogenide glasse,  ion exchange in sol-gel thin films,  photonic band gap waveguides.
Clement Sanchez 
Chemistry of Condensed Matter, University P. et M. Curie
Hybrids, Transition metal oxides sol-gel chemistry and self assembly
Jacques Livage  

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Horst Böttcher
Abdelkrim Chemseddine (Germany) 
Hahn-Meitner Institut
Chemistry of Nanocrystals and Nanostructured Materials
Physical Properties of Nanoscale Materials
Günther H. Frischat 
Institute for Non-Metallic Materials, University of Clausthal
glass and glass ceramics, sol-gel  coatings
Jochen Fricke (In German)
Silica Aerogels
Experimental Physics, University of Würzburg 

Stefan Lipgens (In German)
University of Koeln
Sol-Gel Microemulsions, Electro optic effects

Helmut K. Schmidt (In German)
University of of Saarlandes, Director of INM

G. Roewer (In German)
Chemistry Dept, Technical University of Freiberg
Sol-Gel films and process

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Kordas George  
Institute of Materials Science, NCSR Demokritos
Sol-Gel processing of glass and glass-ceramics

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Brian MacCraith (Ireland) 
National Center for Sensor Research Dublin, Ireland
Sol-Gel technology for sensors
Suresh C. Pillai
Nanotechology, sol-gel derived materials, ZnO varistors, metal-oxide semiconductors and electro-ceramic materials
Department of Chemistry
University of Dublin, Trinity college, Ireland

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Bente G. Tilset
Sintef Materials Technology (Norway)
Sol-gel films for membranes, sols and slurries

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Rui M. Almeida
Glass and thin films group, Departamento de Engeniria de Materiais, Lisboa, Portugal
Sol-gel process, for integrated optics. Rare-earth doped transparent glass ceramics. Photonic bandgap materials and structures, prepared by sol-gel processing. IR Raman Spectroscopy.
Luis Carlos
Department of Physics at the University of Aveiro. 
Sol-gel derived organic/inorganic hybrids incorporated lanthanide ions. Lanthanide-based micro and mesoporous materials and lanthanide coordination complexes. Small-angle X-ray scattering of organic/inorganic nanostructurated multifunctional materials.

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United Kingdom


Claire Carmalt
Department of Chemistry, University college of London
Inorganic materials via sol-gel and CVD techniques, electronic materials precursors and Homo and Heterometallic thiolates, TiS2 synthesis via Sol-Gel.
A.C. Sullivan 
Department of Chemistry, Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London.
Metallasiloxanes-Synthesis, Structure and Applications, Organic-Inorganic Hybrids.
Jonathan P Rourke 
Chemistry Dept. University of Sheffield
Organometallic Materials, liquid crystals, functionalized sol-gel glasses, materials for non-linearoptics (NLO).
Q. Zhang (update Oct. 2001)
The Advanced Materials Dept., University of Cranfield
Piezolectric, Ferroelectric films
Michael L. Turner 
University of Sheffield
Materials chemistry, synthesis of novel polymers and functional materials by sol-gel process (NLO)
LL Hench  
Dept. of Materials, Imperial College
Sol-Gel processing of Silica, Gel Silica optical components, porous matrix for environmental sensors, tissue engineering and solid state dye lasers. 
S. N.B. Hodgson
Institute of Polymer Technology and Materials Engineering, Loughborough University
Sol-Gel processing of ceramics and glass, Cermets, Hybrids for photovoltaics
Susan Impey
The Advanced Materials Dept., University of Cranfield
Sol-Ggel processing and characterisation of electrochromic thin films
P.F. James
Centre for Glass Research, University of Sheffield 
Sol-Gel processing of glass and ceramics , bulk, submicron powders, coatings and fibers
Terry A. King
Laser Photonics group, University of Manchester
Laser Physics, Sol-Gel and NLO optics
A.B. Seddon (Updated August 2000)
University of of Nottingham (UK)
Sol-gel derived, hybrid, inorganic-organic optical materials
Beau Webber
Physics Labs at the University of Kent
Characterization of sol-gel silica and porous materials in general by NMR, cryoporometry and neutron scattering.
C. White
Dept. of Chemistry, University of Sheffield
Synthetic organometallic chemistry for catalytic applications
John Wright  (UK)
Centre for Materials Research, School of Physical Sciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent
Research Areas:- Materials Chemistry, Chemical Sensors

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David Levy Cohen
Institute of Materials Science of Madrid (ICMM)
Sol-Gel Sensors, photoactive sol-gel materials, Liquid crystals materials
Francisco del Monte Munoz de la Pena
Sol-Gel preparation of Hybrid organic-Inorganic materials for optical applications
Marcos Daniel Zayat
Preparation and Characterization of new sol-gel materials, nanoparticles, pigments and inks.

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Sotiris E. Pratsinis  
Institute of Process Engineering, ETH Zentrum (SW)
Nanoparticle synthesis by aerosol or precipitation techniques, fundementals of powders synthesis by aerosol





Vadim G. Kessler 
Department of Chemistry, SLU, Uppsala
Design and synthesis of single-source precursors for inorganic and hybrid materials. Chemistry of metal alkoxides and beta-diketonates. Inorganic and Metal-organic synthesis. Molecular Crystallography.
Gulaim A. Seisenbaeva
Department of Chemistry, SLU, Uppsala
Synthesis and decomposition studies of metal-organic precursors. New synthetic approaches and characterization of inorganic nanocomposite materials. Molecular crystallography


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