Superhydrophobic silica aerogels by fluorination at the gel stage

Anna Roig, Elies Molins, Elisenda Rodríguez, Sandra Martínez, Marcial Moreno-Mañas, Adelina Vallribera

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2316-2317
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 21 Oct 2004


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