Facile and Green Synthesis of Silica Based Hydrogel for Drug Loading Application

Ujwala S. Tayade; Jyotsna S. Meshram; Amulrao U. Borse

Volume 5, Issue 4 , 2020, , Pages 1-5


  In this study, we have chosen chitosan as capping and stabilizing agent for silica-based hydrogel synthesis. Chitosan, a biomaterial linear polysaccharide gives the pathway to greener synthesis. The source of Silica that has been chosen is sodium silicate which is very cheap when compared to other silanating ...  Read More

Softwood surface compatibility with inorganic geopolymer

Andris Berzins; Andris Morozovs; Jan Van den Bulcke; Joris Van Acker

Volume 2, Issue 12 , 2017, , Pages 793-798


  Research describes softwood – pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) and spruce (Picea abies [L.] Karst) and hardwood – birch(Betula pendula Roth) binding with inorganic geopolymer binder, the main focus is on the softwood and geopolymerbinding principles. Geopolymer binder is formed from calcined clay ...  Read More