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Gelest offers a wide range of metal-organic products which can be used as catalysts in synthetic reactions. We have expertise in handling and synthesizing metal-organic products and have the capability to offer custom materials and custom specifications.

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Gelest offers a variety of materials that act as catalysts for various synthetic organic transformations. Catalysis is the increase in the rate of a chemical reaction due to the participation of an additional substance called a catalyst. With a catalyst, reactions occur faster and require less activation energy. Catalysts are…

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Sol Gel Applications

Gelest offers a wide range of metal alkoxides for use in sol gel applications. Sol gel is a method for preparing specialty metal oxide glasses and ceramics by hydrolyzing a chemical precursor or mixture of precursors that pass sequentially through a solution state and a gel state before being dehydrated…

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Battery Materials

Energy storage plays a crucial part of our everyday lives and lithium-ion batteries have become the battery type of choice in most applications due to the high energy density of this technology compared to other battery technologies such as nickel-type batteries and lead acid batteries. The market for lithium-ion batteries…

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Dielectric Materials

Dielectric materials are commonly referred to as electrical insulators. As very large scale integrated (VLSI) microelectronics technology has developed in this millennium, the need for specialized materials with (i) low-K dielectric constants, as well as (ii) high-K dielectric constants, within such circuits has become critical. Under the influence of small…

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Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) & Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD)

The growth of thin films via chemical vapor deposition (CVD) is an industrially significant process with a wide array of applications, notably in microelectronic device fabrication. CVD is carried out by passing a volatilized precursor (such as a silane, organometallic, or metal coordination complex) over a heated substrate. Thermal decomposition…

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Photovoltaic Materials

Materials used in photovoltaic devices are usually silicon (monocrystalline, polycrystalline or amorphous), gallium arsenide, metal chalcogenides and organometallics. Organic solar cells have become a hot topic in industrial research as solution-processable conjugated organic materials have the potential to enable simple fabrication of low-cost, mechanically flexible, and large area photovoltaic devices…

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Selected Products

Metal-Organics (see product selection guide)