Multifunctional inorganic/organic hybrid microgels - An overview of recent developments in synthesis, characterization, and application
Colloid & Polymer Science, 290, 8, 673-688 (2012)
This review summarizes recent research dedicated to hybrid colloids combining inorganic nanoparticles and cross-linked polymer networks. We discuss aspects of synthesis, characterization, and application of systems with different morphologies and properties. Due to the large number of works in the field of composite materials, we focus on materials with responsive polymer components, which are dispersed in aqueous media.