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Chemistry of Glass

Chemistry of Glass

Werner Vogel, N. Kreidl (Translation Editor), Ester Lense (Associate Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-916-09473-7

Jun 1985

325 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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This book, originally published in 1979, was derived from courses offered at the Friedrich-Schiller University in Jena, Germany. The American Ceramic Society republished this text in 1985, adding more than 100 new figures and references to demonstrate recent advances in glass technology. This text represents a comprehensive presentation of the entire field of glass chemistry, especially emphasizing contributions from German pioneers Otto Schott and Ernst Abbe.
Historical Development of Glass Chemistry.
Freezing of a Melt to a Vitreous Solid.
Structural Elements of Silicates.
Classical Theories of Glass Structure.
Methodology in Glass Research.
Microphase Separation.
Structure and Properties of Colorless Glasses.
Structure and Properties of Colored Glasses.
Crystallization of Glasses.
Strength of Glass.
Interaction Between High-Energy Radiation and Glass.
Survey of the Physical Basis of Some Glass Properties.