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Particulate Silica Gels and Glasses from the Sol-Gel Process (An excellent review)
by Eliezer M. Rabinovich
AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
Preparation of Mesoporous oxides for MEMS structures
by J-A. Paik, N. Kitazawa, S-K Fan, C-J Kim, M.C. Wu and B. Dunn
Engineering of Nanoporous Materials using the sol-gel method. Educational examples (pdf)
by A.B. Jarzebski, J Mrowiec-Bialon & L. Pajak
International Conference on Engineering Education, 2001
Investigation of a sol-gel Coating Technique for Polarized 3He Target Cells (pdf)
by Jonathan E. Mellor, 2001. A thesis for the degree of Bachelor of Sciences, Physics, College of Williams and Mary , Virginia
Organic-Inorganic electronics
Colloidal Synthesis of nanocrystals and nanocrustal superlatticesby C.B. Murray, S. Sun, W. Gaschler, H. Doyle, T.A. Betley, and C.R. Kagan
Source: IBM J. of Research & Development
Morphology and thermal conductivity of model organic aerogels
by Anthony P. Roberts, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Griffith University
Alcoxysilane Film Formation on Quartz and Calcite Crystal Surface  (broken link)
E.S. Goins, G.S. Wheeler, M. T. Wypyski, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Aerogels and its applications to Rich detectors
E. Nappi
Absorption Length for Photon Propagation in Highly Dense Colloidal Dispersions 
R. Garg, R. K. Prud’homme, I. A. Aksay, F. Liu, and R. Alfano,J. Mater. Res. 13 [12] 3463-67 (1998) 
Carbon Aerogels and Their Applications in Supercapacitors and Electrosorption Processes   
Tri D. Tran*, Joseph C. Farmer* and Richard W. Pekala**
*Chemistry & Materials Science Department
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94550
**PPG Industries, Inc., Monroeville, PA 15146
Biomimetic Pathways for Assembling Inorganic Thin Films
I. A. Aksay, M. Trau, S. Manne, I. Honma, N. Yao, L. Zhou, P. Fenter, P. M. Eisenberger, and S. M. Gruner Science 273 [5277] 892­98 (1996).
Effects of Crystallinity and Rutile/Anatase ratio of TiO2 prepared by Sol-Gel method on decomposition of TCE
a power point presentation (14 slides) by K.Y. Jung. Laboratory for Aerosol and Material Processing (Korea)
Colloidal Crystals with Tunable Micropatterns: Current Density Modulation with UV-light During Electrophoretic Deposition, Nature 404 56-9 (2000). R. C. Hayward, D. A. Saville, and I. A. Aksay, 
Synthesis of Mesostructured NiO with Silica,
Electric-Field-induced Pattern Formation in Colloidal Dispersions
M. Trau, S. Sankaran, D. A. Saville, and I. A. Aksay, Nature 374 437-39 (1995).
High performance oxide fibers for metal and ceramic composites
Hydrosilylation of allyl alcohol with [HSiMe2OSiO1.5]8 .  Octa (3-hydroxypropyldimethylsiloxy) octasilsesquioxane and its octamethacrylate derivative as potential precursors to hybrid nanocomposites.   
Chunxin Zhang and Richard M. Laine Departments of Chemistry, and Materials Science and Engineering, and the Macromolecular Science and Engineering Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136, USA
Infrared spectroscopy analysis of the local atomic structure in silica prepared by Sol-Gel
J.R. Martinez and all Laboratory of Materials, Faculty of Science, Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi
Microporosity in Carbon Aerogels
Microstructured Porous Silica Obtained via Colloidal Crystal Templates
O.D. Velev, T.A. Jede, R.F; Lobo and A.M; Lenhoff, Presented at the 1998 annual AIChE meeting
Microscopic Patterning of Oriented Mesoscopic Silica through Guided Growth
M. Trau, N. Yao, E. Kim, Y. Xia, G. M. Whitesides, and I. A. Aksay,  Nature 390 [6661] 674-76 (1997).
Mullite (3Al2O3·2SiO2) Synthesis with Aluminosiloxanes
D. R. Treadwell, D. M. Dabbs, and I. A. Aksay,  Chem. Mater. 8 [8] 2056-60 (1996).
Nanoscale Patterning of Barium Titanate on Block Copolymers
T. Lee, N. Yao, and I. A. Aksay, Langmuir 13 [14] 3866-70 (1997).
Neutral Alkoxysilanes from Silica
H. Cheng, R. Tamaki, R.M. Laine, F. Babonneau, Y. Chujo, and D.R. Treadwell
 Journal of the American Chemical Society (in press)
Effect of Framework Polymerization on the Phase Stability of Periodic Silica/Surfactant Nanostructured Composites.
A.F. Gross, E.J. Ruiz, and S.H. Tolbert,J. Phys. Chem. B, June 15, 2000 issue.
Control of Energy Transfer in Oriented Conjugated Polymer-Mesoporous Silica Composites 
T.-Q. Nguyen, J. Wu, V. Doan, B.J. Schwartz, and S.H. Tolbert, Science, 288, 652-656 (2000).
Host Guest Chemistry Using an Oriented Mesoporous Host: Alignment and Isolation of a Semiconducting Polymer in the Nano-Pores of an Ordered Silica Matrix
Magnetic Field Alignment of Ordered Silicate-Surfactant Composites and Mesoporous Silica
Optical gain in Er-doped SiO2-TiO2 waveguides fabricated by the solgel technique  
E.M.Yeatman, M.M.Ahmad, O.McCarthy, A.Vannucci, P.Gastaldo, D.Barbier,D. Mongardien,C. Moronvalle, Optics Communications, 164 ( 1999) 19-25
Optical Transmission in Highly-Concentrated Dispersions
R. Garg, R. K. Prud’homme, I. A. Aksay, F. Liu, and R. Alfano, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 15 [4] 932-35 (1998).
Organoaluminophosphate sol-gel silica glass thin films for integrated optics  
T. Touam, G. Milova, Z. Saddiki, M.A. Fardad, M.P. Andrews, S. Juma J. Chrostowski and S.I. Najafi
Organic/inorganic nanocomposites from cubic silsesquioxanes.
Ji-Won Choi and Richard. M. Laine, Departments of Materials Science and Eng., Chemistry and the Macromolecular Science and Eng. Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Silica Gels with Tunable Nanopores through Templating of the L3 Phase
K. McGrath, D. M. Dabbs, N. Yao, K. J. Edler, I. A. Aksay, and S. M. Gruner, 
Langmuir 16 [2] 398-406 (2000). 

Sol-Gel Hybrids: To Hydrolyze or Not?  
Prof John N Hay, Dr Michael Adeogun & Ms Hema Raval;
Solid Freeform Fabrication of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid materials
P. Calvert, J. O'Kelly, C. Souvignier, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Arizona
Synthesis and Characterization of Liquid Crystalline (LC) Silsesquioxanes
Chunxin Zhang, Timothy J. Bunning§ and Richard M. Laine†*
, Departments of Chemistry, and Materials Science and Engineering, and the Macromolecular Science and Engineering Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136 and §Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate/MLPJ, WPAFB, Ohio 45433

Structural Evolution of Silsesquioxane-based Organic/Inorganic Nanocomposite Networks
Christopher L. Soles, Eric K. Lin, Wen-li Wu, Chunxin Zhang1, and Richard M. Laine1 NIST, Polymers Division, Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8541 1University of Michigan, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136

Thin Films and Nanolaminates Incorporating Organic-Inorganic Interfaces
S. Manne and I. A. Aksay, Current Opinion in Solid State & Materials Science 2 [3] 358-64 (1997).

The Formation of a Silicate L3 Phase with Continuously Adjustable Pore Sizes
K. McGrath, D. M. Dabbs, N. Yao, I. A. Aksay, and S. M. Gruner,  Science277 [5325] 552-56 (1997); Correction: Science 279 [5355] 1289 (1998).

The present status of the  Sol-Gel Chip production
by I. Szendrõ, J. Vörös, M. Németh-Sallay, K. Fischer at Microvacuum Lt

Characterization of vanadium oxide and V/Ce oxide films prepared by sol-gel process
by Z. Crnjak Orel and I. Muševic

Luminescence properties optimization of Pr in CatiO3 (ppt presentation)  
by P.T. Diallo, P.Boutinaud, R. Mahiou, J.C. Cousseins

Influence of OH groups on the spectral characteristics of Eu doped Sol-Gel hybrids (ppt presentation) by A.C. Franville, D. Zambon, R. Mahiou

Operation of Electrochromic devices prepared by sol-gel methods
G. Tulloch, I. Skryabin, G. Evans, and J. Bell
Sustainable Technologies Australia limited, Proccedings of SPIE, Sol-Gel Optics IV, Vol. 3136, p426-432
Failure modes of sol-gel deposited Electrochromic devices
Kinetics of charge injection in sol-gel deposited WO3  
J. Wang, J.M. Bell and I.L. Skryabin
Sustainable Technologies Australia limited
Electric window modules based on nanocrystalline titania solar cells
G. Phani, M.P.J. Bertoz, J. Hopkins, I.L. Skryabin, G.E. Tulloch
Sustainable Technologies Australia limited
Raman study of nanosized titania prepared by sol-gel  
Danilo Bersani a,*, Giovanni Antonioli a, Pier Paolo Lottici a, Tessy Lopez b
a Istituto Nazionale per la Fisica della Materia and Physics Department, University,
b Department of Chemistry, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa, A.P. 55-534 Mexico D.F. 09340, Mexico
Phase Transitions in Polydiacetylene-Silica NanocompositesFrom the Nanocomposite programme at Sandia National Laboratories (Shelnutt research group)  
Structural Study of Hexagonal Mesoporous Spin-Coated Sol-Gel Films  
Sophie Besson, T Gacoin, C Jaquiod, D Babonneau & J-P Boilot.
Energy Coupling in Silica-Based NanocompositesFrom the Nanocomposite programme at Sandia National Laboratories (Shelnutt research group) 
Fracture toughness and adhesion energy of sol-gel coatings on glass
Jaap den Toondera, 
Philips Research Laboratories, Prof. Holstlaan 4, 5656 AA Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Ju¨rgen Malzbender and Gijsbertus de With
Eindhoven University of Technology, P.O. Box 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Ruud Balkenende
Philips Research Laboratories, Prof. Holstlaan 4, 5656 AA Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Coating of the orthopaedic titanium alloys with sol-gel derived

A. Milev, D. Green, C. S. Chai and B. Ben-Nissan
Department of Chemistry, Materials and Forensic Science, University of Technology, Sydney, PO Box 123,
Broadway NSW 2007, Australia 

A. Sayah, V.K. Parashar and M.A.M. Gijs
Institute of Microsystems
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)
CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

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Presentations from the October 2000 French workshop on Nanoparticles

Attaining High Solids in Ceramic Slurries,
by Mark A. Janney
from Oak Ridge National Laboratory
An excellent monograph on how to obtain high solid ceramic slurries using the ONRL developed Gelcasting process.

Gelacasting (234K pdf)
33 pages
by Mark A. Janney, Stephen D. Nunn, Claudia A. Walls, Ogbemi O. Omatete, Randy B. Ogle, Glen H. Kirby, and April D. McMillan
from Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Part of the Handbook of Ceramic Engineering, Marcel Dekker, 1998

Ordered Bicontinuous Nanoporous and Nanorelief Ceramic Films from Sel-Assembling Polymer Precursors
V. Z-H Chan, J. Hoffman, V.Y. Lee, H. Iatrou, A. Avgeropoulos, N. Hadjichristidis, R. D. Miller, E. L. Thomas

Rheology and Dynamics of Sheared Arrays of Colloidal Particles  
Jeffrey J. Gray & Roger T. Bonnecaze, Department of Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Journal of Rheology, 42(5), 1121-1151 (1998)

Nanotechnology (27 slide ppt presentation)
by Vanessa Z-H Chan MIT

Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites  
Paper for "Commercial and Industrial Applications for Microengineering and Nanotechnology", 26th April 1999, London
by Professor Peter Dobson

Separators: An overlooked opportunity to enhance lithium battery performance ?
by R.W. Pekala, M. Khavari, G. Dibbie, D. Lee, and G. GFraser-Bell
Entek Membranes LLC

Structural and optical properties of terbium oxide nanoparticles  
G. Wakefield, H.A. Keron, P.J. Dobson, J.L. Hutchison
J. of Phys. and Chem. of Solids 60 (1999) 503-508.

A simple route to synthesise nanodimensional CdSe-CdS core-shell structures from single molecule precursors  
Neerish Revaprasadu, Azad Malik, Paul O'Brien, Gareth Wakefield

Synthesis and Properties of Sub-50-nm Europium Oxide Nanoparticles
G. Wakefield, H.A. Keron, P.J. Dobson, J.L. Hutchison
J. of Col. and Interf. Science 215, 179-182 (1999)

Nanocrystalline phosphors for low voltage excitation applicationsG. Wakefield, D.M. Williams, C.G. Harris, P.J. Dobson

Structural/Performance Relationships for Surfactant Stabilized Foams in Porous Media (12p, pdf file)
by L.L. Schramm and S.M. Kutay

Ceramic MEMS : New Materials, Innovative Processing and Future applications (6p, pdf file)
by Li-Anne Liew, W. Zhang, L. An, S. Shah, R. Luo, Y. Liu, T. Cross, M. L. Dunn, V. Bright, J.W. Daily, R. Raj and  K. Anseth
Ceramics are used in emerging MEMS technologies because of their diverse structural, chemical and functional properties and because innovative precursor-based processing is leading to low-cost and flexible approaches to manufacturing. 
Published by Amer. Ceram. Soc. Bulletin Vol 80, N°5, 2001, 25

Soft Lithography
Younan Xia and George M. Whitesides

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