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Sol-Gel Derived Nanomaterials and It’s Applications: A Review

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Department of Polymer Science, Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences, University of Delhi, New Delhi, 110075, INDIA
  • 2 Department of Chemistry, Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201313, INDIA
  • 3 Material/ Organometallics Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, ARSD College, University of Delhi-110021, INDIA
  • 4 Maitreyi College, University of Delhi, Bapudham Complex, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, 110021, INDIA

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 5, Issue (12), Pages 98-105, December,18 (2015)


Sol gel technique has come across as a convenient route to synthesize nanoparticles using various precursors. Starting from the earlier work on the silica material and now covering precursor like metal-oxides and organic-inorganic hybrids, this method has proved to be flexible, economical and less complex as compared to conventional routes for nanoparticle synthesis at relatively low temperatures. This process has been extensively used in the field of ceramics, glass and thin-film-coatings. This review, sol-gel technique has been studied explaining its origin, processing, applications and advantages. Sol-gel derived materials have a wide range of uses. This review is a study about sol gel derived materials, the process and its applications.


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