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Synthesis and properties of transparent ZrO2 containing SiO2 polymethacrylate polymers
Author(s): Ruediger Nass; Helmut K. Schmidt; Ertugrul Arpac
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Paper Abstract

The synthesis of zirconia modified polymerized methacryloxypropylsilane as a new material with a potential for optical application has been investigated. The material is synthesized by copolymerizing 3-methacryloxypropyl trimethoxysilane and zirconium propylate chelated by methacrylic acid. The methacrylic acid serves as a complexing agent and participates in the polymerization process in order to incorporate the zirconia homogeneously into the polymer. Transparent bulk materials have been prepared by this process.

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Date Published: 1 November 1990
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1328, Sol-Gel Optics, (1 November 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.22565
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Ruediger Nass, Univ. des Saarlandes (Germany)
Helmut K. Schmidt, Univ. des Saarlandes (Germany)
Ertugrul Arpac, Inoenue Univ. (Turkey)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1328:
Sol-Gel Optics
John D. Mackenzie; Donald R. Ulrich, Editor(s)

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