A Method for Preparation of Unsupported Sol–Gel Thin Films

Jeffrey C. Huling, Gary L. Messing

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Unsupported gel films 1 to 3 μm thick may be prepared from colloidal sol–gel systems by spin‐coating onto a camphor substrate. Sublimation of the camphor surface allows the film to separate and be freely sintered, giving a rapid indication of sintering behavior and microstructural development.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)C‐222-C‐224
JournalJournal of the American Ceramic Society
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1988

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Materials Chemistry


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