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Definition of the noun Aerogel

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noun - plural: aerogels

  1. 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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Google previewChallenges of Power Engineering and Environment (2009)

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 ...

Google previewAmides—Advances in Research and Application: 2013 Edition (2013)

An aerogel is a microporous material having a three-dimensional mesh structure with nanometer scale pores. Aerogels typically exhibit insulating and energy- absorbing properties, and may be used in a variety of applications. For example ...

Google previewHandbook of sol-gel science and technology. 3. Applications of sol-gel technology (2005)

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, ...

Google previewInnovations and New Technologies (v.2) (2014)

by Alexander Bolonkin

Aerogel is a low-density solid-state material derived from gel in which the liquid component of the gel has been...

Google previewCryogenic Heat Transfer, Second Edition (2016)

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 ...

Google previewProceedings of the Workshop of the INFN ELOISATRON Project (2004)

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 ...

Google previewColloidal Silica (2005)

Fundamentals and Applications by Horacio E. Bergna, William O. Roberts

An aerogel is a special type of xerogel from which the liquid ...

Google previewForgotten Origins (2015)

Rescuing Order from Chaos by J. Douglas Kenyon

Aerogel is an ultralight siliconbased sponge that looks something like a surreal blue hologram of fog in a glass box. It's called “liquid smoke.” After a sevenyear voyage in which the refrigeratorsized spacecraft sailed through space traveling ...

Google previewNanotechnology 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 ...

Google previewShape Memory Polymers and Textiles (2007)

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 ...

Google previewAerogels Handbook (2011)

by Michel 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 ...

Google previewPolysaccharide-Based Nanocrystals (2014)

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 ...

Google previewHigh Tech Concrete: Where Technology and Engineering Meet (2017)

Proceedings of the 2017 fib Symposium, held in Maastricht, The Netherlands, June 12-14, 2017 by D.A. Hordijk, M. Luković

Aerogel is a synthetic porous ultralight material with very low density and very low thermal conductivity. Aerogel is mainly used in buildings for external insulation in the form of blankets. To date, there are very limited published studies on the ...

Google previewHandbook 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, ...

Google previewFrictionless 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 ...

Google preview1998 Freshman Achievement Award (1998)

by Lide

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 ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (2006)

by Rehva,

Х tuuletus luftning с aerodynamic adj aerodynamisk aerodynamisch aerodinámico aérodynamique aerodinamico aerodinamikai aerodynamisch aerodynamiczny аэродинамический aerodynaaminen aerodynamisk aerogel aerogel Aerogel ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

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; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Space and Astronomy (2009)

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 ...

Google previewA 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.

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

aerogel A lowdensity porous transparent ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Plastics (2012)

by D.V. Rosato, Marlene G. Rosato

aerogel placing liquid with gas with little ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Civil Engineering (2005)

by M.L.Sharman

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 ...

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

or foam (aerogel) when a valve is opened. This technique is used on an industrial scale to spray paints and pesticides. It is also used in consumer items ...

Google previewEncyclopedia and Handbook of Materials, Parts and Finishes, Third Edition (2016)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Computer & Information Technology (2014)

by Mrinal Talukdar

Aerogel is a translucent, synthetic solidstate substance with extremely low density and excellent thermal insulating properties. AES/EBU (Audio Engineering ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing (2006)

by Sunggyu Lee

Metal oxide aerogel preparation by supercritical extraction. Rev. Chem.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

this is called silica aerogel.

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The value of this 7-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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