aerogel

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aer·o·gel

 (âr′ə-jĕl′)
n.
A highly porous solid formed from a gel, such as silica gel, in which the liquid is replaced with a gas.

aerogel

(ˈɛərəˌdʒɛl)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colloid that has a continuous solid phase containing dispersed gas
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Summary: This paper reported the preparation of silica aerogel (SA) adsorbent coupling with chelating ligands of [1-(3,5-dicholorophenyl)-3(2-ethoxyphenyl)] triazene (DCPEPT) and its application for highly selective adsorption of Hg (II) ion.
One of the most promising nanostructured isolation filler materials is silica aerogel [4,6-10].
These highly efficient products are achieved through the synergy between the different members of the consortium through combining the high performance, sustainable, and advanced nanotechnology of the silica aerogel, with existing, already approved, efficient products.
YENy DELHy (CyHAN)- Indian scientists have come up with what they claim is the world's lightest material called silica aerogel or blue air, local media reported Thursday.
Silica aerogel is one of the hot topics nowadays, because of its exceptional physical properties, for example, high porosity and specific surface area, low density, and thermal conductivity [1-6].
Deviating from the silica aerogel norm, NASA Glenn Research Center scientists conceived, designed and tested a new kind of aerogel as a basis for antenna substrates--polyimide aerogels.
Different types of solid desiccants, such as a molecular sieve, activated carbon, and silica aerogel etc, employed for humidity control have a microscopic porous structure.
Silica aerogel is known as the lightest solid insulator in the world.
The topics include the one-step synthesis of aqueous graphene dispersion stabilized by sodium dodecylbenzene sulfonate, the microwave-assisted preparation of nitrogen-doped titania and its properties, dressing field control of band gap reflection in a homogeneous atomic medium, combustion characteristics of composite solid propellants containing different coated aluminum nanopowders, the adsorption behavior of methylene blue with quaternary ammonium modified chitosan microspheres resin, and heat transfer characteristics of nano-porous silica aerogel material and its application on a Mars surface mission ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc.
To capture tiny flecks of comet dust whizzing through space, NASA scientists on the 1999 Stardust mission turned to silica aerogel.
Silica aerogel is projected to be the most promising segment, mainly due to efficient insulation properties and lightweight solutions.
Cabot Corporation has developed the Aeroclad blanket, a flexible high-temperature insulation material formed by integrating Cabot's silica aerogel within a nonwoven, inorganic fiber batting.