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Definition of the noun Aerogel
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noun - plural: aerogels
- A solid-state substance similar to gel where the liquid component is replaced with gas.
Aerogel is a synthetic porous ultralight material derived from a gel, in which the liquid component of the gel has been replaced with a gas. The result is a solid with extremely low density and low thermal conductivity. Nicknames include frozen smoke, solid smoke, solid air, or blue smoke owing to its translucent nature and the way light scatters in the material. It feels like fragile expanded polystyrene to the touch. Aerogels can be made from a variety of chemical compounds.
- also known as 气凝胶
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Proceedings of the International Conference on Power Engineering 2007 by Kefa Cen, Yong Chi, Jianhua Yan
Aerogel is a sponge-like open-pore nano-structure material with porosities up ...
by William P. Spence, Eva Kultermann
Aerogel is a low-density material derived from gel in which the liquid component of the gel has been replaced with gas (Figure 24.12). The result is an extremely low-density solid with several remarkable thermal insulation properties .
by Sumio Sakka
INTRODUCTION Silica aerogel is a porous material with an extremely high porosity (Fricke, 1988). In spite of this unusual porosity, it is transparent and has useful properties including high heat insulating property, sound insulating property, ...
Innovative Detectors for Supercolliders, Erice, Italy, 28 Sept - 4 Oct 2003 by Eugenio Nappi, Jacques Seguinot
Introduction Aerogel is a man-made advanced material featuring remarkable properties with a vast potential to improve our daily lives. Its main characteristic is the high porosity, formed by the spaces (micropores, with an average dimension of ...
Colloidal Silica (2005)
Fundamentals and Applications by Horacio E. Bergna, William O. Roberts
An aerogel is a special type of xerogel from which the liquid ...
Nanotechnology in a Nutshell (2014)
From Simple to Complex Systems by Christian Ngo, Marcel van de Voorde
Aerogels An aerogel is an ultra-low-density porous solid. More precisely, it is a gel in which the liquid has been replaced with gas. It is often called “frozen smoke” because it basically contains 95% air and only 5% of solid. Aerogels can be ...
by Randall F. Barron, Gregory F. Nellis
Aerogel Insulation An aerogel is a synthetic material produced from liquid gels by replacing the liquid with a gas through a drying process. It is not a “gel” in the technical sense, but it is called a gel because it is made from a gel. Aerogel ...
by Jinlian Hu
For example, if the solvent is air, water, or oil, the gel is called aerogel or xerogel, hydrogel, or organic gel respectively. The polymer gel has both characteristics of solid and liquid. The most researched polymer gel ...
Aerogels Handbook (2011)
by Michel A Aegerter, Nicholas Leventis, Matthias M. Koebel
Silica aerogel is a well-known lightweight solid. Even though it was invented in 1931, it only started to draw interest from materials scientists about 15 years ago, due to the improvements in the use of sol-gel processes to expedite the synthesis ...
Chemistry and Applications by Jin Huang, Peter R. Chang, Ning Lin, Alain Dufresne
Aerogel is a synthetic porous ultralight material derived from a gel, in which the liquid component of the gel has been replaced with a gas. As nanomaterials of high porosity and specific surface area as well as low density, sponge, foam, and ...
Frictionless Markets (2015)
The 21st Century Supply Chain by Jack Buffington
Aerogel is a material, as shown below in Fig. 4.3, that is 98.2% air and the remainder often silica or carbon that is structured with air pockets to be almost weightless. Today, it is primarily used for insulation, but the potential for this in the future ...
Handbook of sol-gel science and technology. 2. Characterization and properties of sol-gel materials and products (2005)
by Sumio Sakka
SILICA AEROGEL AS A TRANSLUCENT THERMAL INSULATING MATERIAL Silica aerogel is a porous material obtained by removing the solvent from an alcogel, using a supercritical drying process and leaving a three-dimensional skeleton, ...
Aerogel is a highly insulative material that has the lowest density of any known solid. One form oí Aerogel is 99.9% air and 0.1% SiO,, by volume. It is 1000 times less dense than glass. It has been called "blue smoke" or "solid smoke." A block ...
Х tuuletus luftning с aerodynamic adj aerodynamisk aerodynamisch aerodinámico aérodynamique aerodinamico aerodinamikai aerodynamisch aerodynamiczny аэродинамический aerodynaaminen aerodynamisk aerogel aerogel Aerogel ...
by Joseph A. Angelo
By comparison, aerogel is 1,000 times less dense than glass, another silicon- based solid. Discovered in the 1930s by a researcher at Stanford University in California, material scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) altered the ...
by George A. Burdock
Regulatory citations SILICON DIOXIDE (Silica aerogel) Synonyms Amorphous silica dust; Amorphous silica gel; Colloidal silica; Colloidal silicon dioxide; Diatomaceous earth; Diatomaceous earth, calcined; Diatomaceous silica; Diatomite; ...
A Dictionary of Chemistry (2008)
by John Daintith
aerogel. A lowdensity porous transparent material that consistsofmore than90% air. Usually based on metal oxidesor silica, aerogels areusedas drying agents and insulators. aerosol. A colloidal dispersion of a solid or liquid in a gas.
by D.V. Rosato, Marlene G. Rosato
aerogel placing liquid with gas with little ...
by Mrinal Talukdar
Aerogel is a translucent, synthetic solid-state substance with extremely low density and excellent thermal insulating properties. AES/EBU (Audio Engineering ...
aerogel (for which the term laminating is used) by means of an adhesive. adhesive-bonded bonding is accomplished by adding an adhesive coating to the surface of the component, then joining and curing the ...
by Mel Schwartz
Aerogel A highly porous, sometimes more than 98%, extremely lightweight, and nearly transparent solid formed from a gel by replacing the liquid with a gas with little change in volume. The fine, airy cell structure can support more than 1000 ...
by Pei-Show Juo
Aerogel • Affinity Chromatography 44 Aerogel The highly porous gel that has maintained its original structure despite the loss of solvent. Aerogenic Capable of producing gas. Aerolate A trade name for theophylline, a bronchodilator and ...
Encyclopedia of Entomology (2008)
by John L. Capinera
this is called silica aerogel. Silica aerogel, with its low density, is difficult to apply because it tends to float in ...
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It's blueish for the same reason that the sky is blue.
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- Sharpie on aerogel
A Sharpie pen being held up by a two inch square block of aerogel (also called "solid smoke" or "frozen smoke"). Note that the absorption and scattering properties of the aerogel make it look hazy blue against the black background, and slightly yellow against the paper. The aerogel block here weighs approximately 500 milligrams.
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- Aerogel Vial
Aerogel has a density lower than any other solid, and makes for excellent insulation (especially for shuttles and other air craft). Individual granules are near invisible and seem to almost float when removed from the vial. Unfortunately, Aerogel is expensive to produce. Pretty cool stuff, though.
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- Closeup of granite block on aerogel slab
Closeup of the 2 inch square block of aerogel holding up a 4 kg cylinder of granite. Interesting strain patterns...
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- Granite block on aerogel
Closeup of the 2 inch square block of aerogel (500 mg in mass) holding up a 4 kg cylinder of granite, and not even close to failure. Some of the strongest material (on a per mass basis) in existence.
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- Examining aerogel
Johannes is explaining that the reason the aerogel looks blue is Raleigh scattering.
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- Aerogel Supper
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- Aerogel - 99% air! Lightest material on Earth.
Aerogel - 99% air! Lightest material on Earth.
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