Tellurite Glasses Handbook: Physical Properties and Data

Raouf A.H. El-Mallawany, Raouf A.H. El-Mallawany

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Features

  • Provides the only comprehensive review of data for eight different, computable physical properties
  • Covers the properties of glass systems with different modifiers and in different forms, such as glass ceramics
  • Includes experimental details, structure correlations, and applications
  • Discusses the benefits of tellurite glasses and opens the door to new areas of research
  • Summary

    Non-crystalline solid tellurite glasses continue to intrigue both academic and industry researchers not only because of their many technical applications, but also because of a fundamental interest in understanding their microscopic mechanisms.

    Tellurite Glasses Handbook: Physical Properties and Data is the first and only comprehensive source of physical constants and properties of these unique, non-crystalline solids. The author has collected rigid data from experiments conducted over the last 50 years and presents here their elastic, anelastic, optical, electrical, and thermal properties. He also provides details of the experimental techniques, explores applications, and suggests directions of future research.

    The interference and independence of physical processes occurring simultaneously are key problems in material science. With the Tellurite Glasses Handbook, researchers can begin to understand these physical processes, overcome current technological problems, and open up a new area of glass science: the Physics of Non-Crystalline Solids

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