Summary of sol-gel synthesis of materials with electronic applications

  • 1 Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Metal Science, Equipment and Technologies with Hydro and Aerodynamics Centre ―Acad. A. Balevski, Sofia, Bulgaria


The sol-gel process is a well-known and reliable process for obtaining materials and coatings of different structure and properties. An important feature of this method is the choice of starting precursors to obtain the desired compositions. The complexity of the technology is due to the difficult process control. For this purpose it is necessary to accurately calculate the stoichiometry to obtain the final phase. Thus, the sol-gel technology is widely used as in the production of coatings by immersion and spraying, aerogels and others. However, there are many other applications such as electronic materials that have not yet been well studied. In this study, after a brief explanation of the process, some of the most important applications are considered.



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