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Glasses and the Glass Transition / Edition 1

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783527409686
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/07/2011
Pages: 428
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Prof. Ivan S. Gutzow, scientist with the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, has served at research positions at various institutions, including the Universities of Jena and Rostock, Germany, and MIT and Case Western University, USA. His work, published in more than 240 papers, has earned him various awards, e.g. the 2002 International Alexander von Humboldt Research Price.
His society affiliations include the German Union of Glass Technology (DGG), and the International Commission of Glass.

Table of Contents

With a preface by David Pye and a foreword by Edgar Zanotto

- Introduction
- Basic Properties and the Nature of Glasses: An Overview
- Generic Theory of Vitrification of Glass-Forming Melts
- Generic Approach to the Viscosity of Glass-Forming Melts
- Thermodynamics of Amorphous Solids, Glasses, and Disordered Crystals
- Principles and Methods of Collection and Analysis of Glass Property Data
- Methods of Prediction of Glass Properties from Chemical Compositions
- Glasses as Accumulators of Free Energy and other Unusual Applications of Glasses
- Glasses and the Third Law of Thermodynamics
- Etymology of the Word 'Glass'

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