2013

The Vitreous State

Thermodynamics, Structure, Rheology, and Crystallization

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ISBN: 978-3-642-34632-3 (Print) 978-3-642-34633-0 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 1-5

    Introduction

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 7-67

    States of Aggregation, Thermodynamic Phases, Phase Transformations, and the Vitreous State

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    Pages 69-125

    Non-equilibrium Thermodynamics and the Kinetics of Glass Transition and Stabilization

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    Pages 127-164

    General Approaches to the Description of the Structure of Glasses

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    Pages 165-217

    Statistical Physics of Under-cooled Melts and Glasses

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    Pages 219-288

    Kinetics of Crystallization and Segregation: Nucleation in Glass-Forming Systems

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 289-331

    Catalyzed Crystallization of Glass-Forming Melts

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 333-365

    Theory of Crystal Growth and Dissolution in Under-cooled Melts: Basic Approaches

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    Pages 367-393

    Growth of Clusters and of Ensembles of Clusters: Ostwald Ripening and Ostwald’s Rule of Stages

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 395-415

    Kinetics of Overall Crystallization: Kinetic Criteria for Glass-Formation

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    Pages 417-424

    Liquid Phase Separation in Glass-Forming Melts

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    Pages 425-441

    Rheology of Glass-Forming Melts

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    Pages 443-445

    Concluding Remarks

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    Pages 447-523

    Brief Overview on Some New Developments

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 525-553