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Highlight Articles from the Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology

Below are a selection of three Editors’ Choice papers from the Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, which are free to read via the links below.  JSST featured articles will appear regularly in the ISGS newsletter, so please watch this...

Toughening Limit of Hybrid Nanocomposites

Fundamental limits of material toughening in molecularly confined polymers by Scott G. Isaacson, Krystelle Lionti, Willi Volksen, Teddie P. Magbitang, Yusuke Matsuda, Reinhold H. Dauskardt and Geraud Dubois

Preparation and thermal properties of chemically prepared nanoporous silica aerogels

Preparation and thermal properties of chemically prepared nanoporous silica aerogels S. Gutzov, N. Danchova, S. I. Karakashev, M. Khristov, J. Ivanova, J. Ulbikas Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, March (2014)

Functionalization of Sol-Gel Zirconia Composites with Europium Complexes

Functionalization of Sol-Gel Zirconia Composites with Europium Complexes Nina Danchova and Stoyan Gutzov Department of Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Sofia ''St Kliment Ohridski'', J. Bourchier Blvd 1, 1164 Sofia, Bulgaria

Responsive microstructures on organic–inorganic hybrid films

Responsive microstructures on organic–inorganic hybrid films by Masahide Takahashi, Kazumasa Suzuki, Yasuaki Tokudome, Luca Malfatti, Plinio Innocenzi

> Literature highlights

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Literature highlights – September 2013

Literature highlights - September 2013 A review of recent interesting publications in the field of Sol-Gel - September 2013, by Vadim Kessler.

Crystallization of structured silica

Crystallization of structured silica An article presenting the newest fabrication methods reported by Prof. Clément Sanchez and his team (A. Carretero-Genevrier, M. Gich, L. Picas, J. Gazquez, G. L. Drisko, C. Boissiere, D. Grosso, and J. Rodriguez-Carvajal).

Easy Separation of Oil and Water

Easy Separation of Oil and Water. An article presenting the great results obtained  by Prof. Kazuki Nakanishi and his team (Gen Hayase, Dr. Kazuyoshi Kanamori, Dr. Masashi Fukuchi, Prof. Hironori Kaji).

biomedical and environmental applications

Biological characteristics of sol-gel materials are in many cases very attractive for large scale biomedical and environmental applications.