Review of mullite synthesis routes by sol–gel method

Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology (Impact Factor: 1.55). 07/2010; 55(1):111-125. DOI: 10.1007/s10971-010-2222-9

ABSTRACT The sol–gel method for the mullite synthesis is reviewed, with particular emphasis on the characterization of monophasic and
diphasic gels at low, intermediate and high temperatures and the factors that influence the hydrolysis and condensation rate
of the sol–gel process, which in turn determine the properties of the final material. A wide range of studies about mullite
precursors synthesized via sol–gel is discussed here.


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