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A process for forming monolithic silica glass articles is provided. The process includes the steps of hydrolyzing silicon alkoxide to form a hydrolyzed solution, adding fumed silica to the hydrolyzed silicon alkoxide solution to yield a sol solution, gelling the sol solution to a gel, and drying and sintering the gel to obtain the monolithic silica glass articles.

Title
Silica glass formation process
Application Number
6/642606
Publication Number
4681615
Application Date
August 20, 1984
Publication Date
July 21, 1987
Inventor
Tetsuhiko Takeuchi
Suwa
JP
Satoru Miyashita
Suwa
JP
Sadao Kanbe
Suwa
JP
Motoyuki Toki
Suwa
JP
Agent
Blum Kaplan
Assignee
Seiko Epson Kabushiki Kaisha
JP
IPC
C03B 19/06
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