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Simple fabrication of micro/nano-porous SiOC foam from polysiloxane

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Abstract

Micro/nano-porous SiOC foams with narrow pore size distribution were fabricated by pyrolysis of polymeric gels prepared from mixtures of crosslinkable polysiloxane PSO and methyl-terminated polydimethylsiloxane PDMS. By simply changing the viscosity of the PDMS or its mass ratio in the mixed polymers, the pore sizes and porosities of the porous SiOC materials could be adjusted in the range from 10 nm to 3 μm, and 20% to 90%, respectively.

Graphical abstract: Simple fabrication of micro/nano-porous SiOC foam from polysiloxane

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The article was received on 26 Dec 2011, accepted on 14 Feb 2012 and first published on 01 Mar 2012


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C2JM16840E
Citation: J. Mater. Chem., 2012,22, 6542-6545
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    Simple fabrication of micro/nano-porous SiOC foam from polysiloxane

    J. Wu, Y. Li, L. Chen, Z. Zhang, D. Wang and C. Xu, J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 6542
    DOI: 10.1039/C2JM16840E

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