Recent progress in drying of gels

George W. Scherer

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The status of the theory and practice of drying is reviewed, with emphasis on work published in the last few years. Advances have been made in (1) the theory of drying stresses and the causes of cracking, (2) detailed and precise observations of phenomenology and drying, and (3) preparation of monolithic gels of commercial interest.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)363-374
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Non-Crystalline Solids
Issue numberC
StatePublished - 1992

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Chemistry


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