New Trends in the Chemistry of Inorganic Polymers for Advanced Applications

  1. Manuel Brito,
  2. Eldon Case,
  3. Waltraud M. Kriven,
  4. Jonathan Salem and
  5. Dongming Zhu
  1. Kenneth J.D. MacKenzie1,
  2. Suwitcha Komphanchai1 and
  3. Ross A. Fletcher2

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470339749.ch23

Developments in Porous, Biological and Geopolymer Ceramics: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 28, Issue 9

Developments in Porous, Biological and Geopolymer Ceramics: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 28, Issue 9

How to Cite

MacKenzie, K. J.D., Komphanchai, S. and Fletcher, R. A. (2007) New Trends in the Chemistry of Inorganic Polymers for Advanced Applications, in Developments in Porous, Biological and Geopolymer Ceramics: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 28, Issue 9 (eds M. Brito, E. Case, W. M. Kriven, J. Salem and D. Zhu), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470339749.ch23

Author Information

  1. 1

    MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, Victoria University of Wellington, P.O. Box 600 Wellington, New Zealand

  2. 2

    Industrial Research Ltd., Lower Hutt, New Zealand.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 29 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470196403

Online ISBN: 9780470339749

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Keywords:

  • inorganic polymers;
  • aluminosilicate;
  • dehydroxylated kaolinite clay;
  • thermal pre-treatment;
  • tetrahedral network-forming

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Defining Characteristics of Inorganic Polymers (Geopolymers)

  • Recent Work to Extend the Range of Possible New

  • Applications of Inorganic Polymers

  • Possible New Directions for Inorganic Polymer Research

  • Practical Applications Arising from the Incorporation of Other Structural Units

  • Development of Inorganic Polymers with Possible Bioactive Properties

  • Development of Inorganic Polymers with Possible Electronic Properties

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements