Synthesis and Characterization of Aluminum Containing Silica Aerogel Catalysts for Degradation of PLA

Aluminum loaded silica aerogel based catalysts were synthesized by impregnation of aluminum into silica aerogel produced using sol-gel method in different aluminum loadings (2.5-15 wt%) to investigate their performances in degradation of polylactic acid (PLA).


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Citation Formats
S. Sivri, Ç. Dilek Hacıhabiboğlu, and N. A. Sezgi, “Synthesis and Characterization of Aluminum Containing Silica Aerogel Catalysts for Degradation of PLA,” INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL REACTOR ENGINEERING, pp. 0–0, 2019, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: