Journal of Applied Spectroscopy

, Volume 74, Issue 1, pp 86–89

IR spectra of tellurium germanate glasses and their structure

Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10812-007-0013-z

Cite this article as:
Rachkovskaya, G.E. & Zakharevich, G.B. J Appl Spectrosc (2007) 74: 86. doi:10.1007/s10812-007-0013-z

Abstract

We have used IR spectroscopy to study the structure of tellurium germanate glasses synthesized in the system TeO2-GeO2-B2O3-PbO. The structure of the glasses consists of [BO3], [BO4], [GeO4], [GeO6], [TeO3], and [PbO6] groups. Changes in the coordination of boron and germanium ions occur when the PbO and GeO2 contents in the glasses increase. The glasses are attractive for designing optical and laser devices.

Key words

glass structure IR spectrum absorption band coordination of ions 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Belorussian State Technological UniversityMinsk

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