xerogel

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.X06700
Open @NT07562@ formed by the removal of all swelling agents from a @G02600@.
Notes:
  1. Examples of xerogels include silica @G02600@ and dried out, compact, @M03667@ structures, such as gelatin or rubber.
  2. The definition proposed here is recommended as being more explicit.
Source:
PAC, 2007, 79, 1801. (Definitions of terms relating to the structure and processing of sols, gels, networks, and inorganic-organic hybrid materials (IUPAC Recommendations 2007)) on page 1808 [Terms] [Paper]