By K.J. Rao
Structural Chemistry of Glasses presents exact insurance of the topic for college students and pros concerned with the actual chemistry facets of glass learn. beginning with the ancient history and value of glasses, it follows on with equipment of coaching, structural and bonding theories, and standards for glass formation together with new ways reminiscent of the constraint model.Glass transition is taken into account, in addition to the wide variety of theoretical methods which are used to appreciate this phenomenon. the writer presents an in depth dialogue of Boson peaks, FSDP, Polymorphism, fragility, structural thoughts, and theoretical modelling tools equivalent to Monte Carlo and Molecular Dynamics simulation. The ebook covers ion and electron shipping in glasses, mixed-alkali impact, quick ion conduction, energy legislations and scaling behaviour, electron localization, charged defects, photo-structural results, elastic houses, pressure-induced transitions, switching behaviour, color, and optical houses of glasses. targeted beneficial properties of a number of oxide, chalcogenide, halide, oxy-nitride and metal gasses are discussed.With over a hundred and forty sections, this booklet captures lots of the very important and topical facets of glass technological know-how, and may be worthwhile for either beginners to the topic and the skilled practitioner.