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A review on silica aerogel-based materials for acoustic applications
Mazrouei-Sebdani, Z., Begum, H., Schoenwald, S., Horoshenkov, K. V., & Malfait, W. J. (2021). A review on silica aerogel-based materials for acoustic applications. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 562, 120770 (17 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2021.120770
Chemistry of chitosan aerogels: three-ditensional pore control for tailored applications
Takeshita, S., Zhao, S., Malfait, W. J., & Koebel, M. M. (2021). Chemistry of chitosan aerogels: three-ditensional pore control for tailored applications. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 60(18), 9828-9851. https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.202003053
Transparent, aldehyde-free chitosan aerogel
Takeshita, S., Zhao, S., & Malfait, W. J. (2021). Transparent, aldehyde-free chitosan aerogel. Carbohydrate Polymers, 251, 117089 (8 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2020.117089
Strong, machinable and insulating chitosan-urea aerogels: towards ambient pressure drying of biopolymer aerogel monoliths
Guerrero Alburquerque, N., Zhao, S., Adilien, N., Koebel, M. M., Lattuada, M., & Malfait, W. J. (2020). Strong, machinable and insulating chitosan-urea aerogels: towards ambient pressure drying of biopolymer aerogel monoliths. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 12(19), 22037-22049. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c03047
Silica aerogels with tailored chemical functionality
Li, Z., Zhao, S., Koebel, M. M., & Malfait, W. J. (2020). Silica aerogels with tailored chemical functionality. Materials and Design, 193, 108833 (12 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2020.108833
Bromine speciation and partitioning in slab-derived aqueous fluids and silicate melts and implications for halogen transfer in subduction zones
Louvel, M., Sanchez-Valle, C., Malfait, W. J., Pokrovski, G. S., Borca, C. N., & Grolimund, D. (2020). Bromine speciation and partitioning in slab-derived aqueous fluids and silicate melts and implications for halogen transfer in subduction zones. Solid Earth, 11(4), 1145-1161. https://doi.org/10.5194/se-11-1145-2020
Solvents, CO<sub>2</sub> and biopolymers: structure formation in chitosan aerogel
Takeshita, S., Sadeghpour, A., Sivaraman, D., Zhao, S., & Malfait, W. J. (2020). Solvents, CO2 and biopolymers: structure formation in chitosan aerogel. Carbohydrate Polymers, 247, 116680 (9 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2020.116680
Additive manufacturing of silica aerogels
Zhao, S., Siqueira, G., Drdova, S., Norris, D., Ubert, C., Bonnin, A., … Malfait, W. J. (2020). Additive manufacturing of silica aerogels. Nature, 584(7821), 387-392. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2594-0
Phase transfer agents facilitate the production of superinsulating silica aerogel powders by simultaneous hydrophobization and solvent- and ion-exchange
Zhao, S., Stojanovic, A., Angelica, E., Emery, O., Rentsch, D., Pauer, R., … Malfait, W. J. (2020). Phase transfer agents facilitate the production of superinsulating silica aerogel powders by simultaneous hydrophobization and solvent- and ion-exchange. Chemical Engineering Journal, 381, 122421 (10 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2019.122421
Effect of aging on thermal conductivity of fiber-reinforced aerogel composites: an X-ray tomography study
Iswar, S., Griffa, M., Kaufmann, R., Beltran, M., Huber, L., Brunner, S., … Malfait, W. J. (2019). Effect of aging on thermal conductivity of fiber-reinforced aerogel composites: an X-ray tomography study. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 278, 289-296. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2018.12.006
Granular aerogel preparation
Koebel, M. M., Zhao, S., & Malfait, W. J. (2019). Granular aerogel preparation. In C. Buratti (Ed.), Materials science and technologies. Translucent silica aerogel: properties, preparation and applications (pp. 31-59). Nova Science Publishers.
The influence of drying and calcination on surface chemistry, pore structure and mechanical properties of hierarchically organized porous silica monoliths
Putz, F., Waag, A., Balzer, C., Braxmeier, S., Elsaesser, M. S., Ludescher, L., … Hüsing, N. (2019). The influence of drying and calcination on surface chemistry, pore structure and mechanical properties of hierarchically organized porous silica monoliths. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 288, 109578 (10 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2019.109578
Ambient pressure drying of silica aerogels after hydrophobization with mono-, di- and tri-functional silanes and mixtures thereof
Stojanovic, A., Comesaña, S. P., Rentsch, D., Koebel, M. M., & Malfait, W. J. (2019). Ambient pressure drying of silica aerogels after hydrophobization with mono-, di- and tri-functional silanes and mixtures thereof. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 284, 289-295. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2019.04.038
Three routes to superinsulating silica aerogel powder
Stojanovic, A., Zhao, S., Angelica, E., Malfait, W. J., & Koebel, M. M. (2019). Three routes to superinsulating silica aerogel powder. Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 90, 57-66. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10971-018-4879-4
Formation of nanofibrous structure in biopolymer aerogel during supercritical CO<sub>2</sub> processing: the case of chitosan aerogel
Takeshita, S., Sadeghpour, A., Malfait, W. J., Konishi, A., Otake, K., & Yoda, S. (2019). Formation of nanofibrous structure in biopolymer aerogel during supercritical CO2 processing: the case of chitosan aerogel. Biomacromolecules, 20(5), 2051-2057. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.biomac.9b00246
Reinforced and superinsulating silica aerogel through in situ cross-linking with silane terminated prepolymers
Iswar, S., Snellings, G. M. B. F., Zhao, S., Erni, R., Bahk, Y. K., Wang, J., … Malfait, W. J. (2018). Reinforced and superinsulating silica aerogel through in situ cross-linking with silane terminated prepolymers. Acta Materialia, 147, 322-328. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2018.01.031
Vibrational properties of glasses and melts
Malfait, W. J. (2018). Vibrational properties of glasses and melts. In Y. Kono & C. Sanloup (Eds.), Magmas under pressure. Advances in high-pressure experiments on structure and properties of melts (pp. 211-236). https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-811301-1.00008-3
Superhydrophobicity of nanofibrillated cellulose materials through polysiloxane nanofilaments
Orsolini, P., Antonini, C., Stojanovic, A., Malfait, W. J., Caseri, W. R., & Zimmermann, T. (2018). Superhydrophobicity of nanofibrillated cellulose materials through polysiloxane nanofilaments. Cellulose, 25(2), 1127-1146. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-017-1636-8
Fabrication and evaluation of silica aerogel-epoxy nanocomposites: fracture and toughening mechanisms
Salimian, S., Malfait, W. J., Zadhoush, A., Talebi, Z., & Naeimirad, M. (2018). Fabrication and evaluation of silica aerogel-epoxy nanocomposites: fracture and toughening mechanisms. Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, 97, 156-164. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tafmec.2018.08.007
Silica aerogel–epoxy nanocomposites: understanding epoxy reinforcement in terms of aerogel surface chemistry and epoxy–silica interface compatibility
Salimian, S., Zadhoush, A., Talebi, Z., Fischer, B., Winiger, P., Winnefeld, F., … Malfait, W. J. (2018). Silica aerogel–epoxy nanocomposites: understanding epoxy reinforcement in terms of aerogel surface chemistry and epoxy–silica interface compatibility. ACS Applied Nano Materials, 1(8), 4179-4189. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsanm.8b00941