Silica-Based Sol-Gel Coatings: A Critical Perspective from a Practical Viewpoint

Rosaria Ciriminna, Alexandra Fidalgo, Giovanni Palmisano, Laura M. Ilharco, Mario Pagliaro

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

9 Scopus citations


A critical overview of silica-based functional sol-gel coatings offers useful insight to evaluate the large-scale potential of this economically viable technology in the global coatings market. Current utilization of these truly advanced functional materials lies largely behind their applicative potential.

Original languageBritish English
Title of host publicationBiobased and Environmentally Benign Coatings
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9781119185055
ISBN (Print)9781119184928
StatePublished - 17 May 2016


  • Hybrid coatings
  • Silica coatings
  • Sol-gel
  • Sol-gel coatings


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