• Sol-gel glasses: some recent trends

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      Sol-gel; silica glass; doped silica; silicate glasses

    • Abstract


      The basic experimental steps in the preparation of sol-gel glass as developed in recent times, and their relevance have been discussed taking high purity silica glass as an example. Current developments in sol-gel derived ultra-low expansion glasses, rare earth doped laser glasses, semiconductor-doped non-linear glasses, gradient index lenses, microoptics and organic molecule-doped (mainly dyes) glasses for sensor and other applications have been discussed in brief.

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      D Ganguli1

      1. Sol-Gel Laboratory, Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, Calcutta - 700 032, India
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