Date of Award
Bachelor of Science
It was found that dissolving silicic acid gels on glass surfaces with strong sodium hydroxide, peculiar etching patterns were formed before the gel dissolved. The observation lead to the study of the etching patterns by photographs and other data for it was believed that these patterns would reveal the structure of the gel.
Laning, Stephen H., "Investigation of the etching patterns of silicic acid gels" (1941). Honors Theses. 1847.