sol-gel glass

sol-gel glass

[′säl ′jel ′glas]
(physical chemistry)
An optically transparent amorphous silica or silicate material produced by forming interconnections in a network of colloidal, submicrometer particles under increasing viscosity until the network becomes completely rigid, with about one-half the density of glass.
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Walch, Bacteriorhodopsin Immobilized in Sol-Gel Glass.
Vallet-Regi, Static and dynamic in vitro study of a sol-gel glass bioactivity, Biomaterials, 22(16), 2301-2306 (2001).
The following reagents were used during the sol-gel glass making process without further purification: Tetramethyl- orthosilicate (TMOS) (Aldrich 99+%), ethanol ([C.
Within sections on densification, chemical methods, and physical methods, they discuss such topics as fundamentals and practice of sintering, processing and applications of sol-gel glass, the chemical vapor deposition of structural ceramics and composites, directional solidification, and processing ceramics by plasma spraying.
These photonic devices - based upon Lumenon's breakthrough Hybrid Sol-Gel Glass technology and patented PHASIC(TM) process - offer communications providers the ability to dramatically boost bandwidth in fiber optic cabling, the pipeline for today's burgeoning telecommunication, data communication and cable industries.
Chia-Yen Li, Vice President Operations and Chief Operating Officer, said, "This order is indicative of the ability of Lumenon's breakthrough Hybrid Sol-Gel Glass technology and patented PHASIC(TM) process to deliver optical components.
These photonic devices -- based upon Lumenon's breakthrough Hybrid Sol-Gel Glass technology and patented PHASIC(TM) process -- offer communications providers the ability to dramatically boost bandwidth in fiber optic cabling, the pipeline for today's burgeoning telecommunication, data communication and cable industries.
Lumenon's breakthrough Hybrid Sol-Gel Glass technology offers telecommunications providers the ability to vastly increase their Bandwidth capacity at a fraction of the cost of conventional dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) equipment.
These chips - based upon Lumenon's breakthrough Hybrid Sol-Gel Glass technology and patented PHASIC(TM) process - offer telecommunications providers the ability to dramatically boost bandwidth in fiber optic cabling, the pipeline for today's burgeoning telecommunications industry.