Superhydrophobic silica aerogels are obtained by surface modification of standard silica gels prepared by a two-step process with a heavily fluorinated silyl chloride followed by supercritical evacuation of the solvent.
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Roig, A., Molins, E., Rodríguez, E., Martínez, S., Moreno-Mañas, M., & Vallribera, A. (2004). Superhydrophobic silica aerogels by fluorination at the gel stage. Chemical Communications, 10(20), 2316-2317. https://doi.org/10.1039/b407987f