Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry

, Volume 128, Issue 2, pp 745–754 | Cite as

Influence of thermal stability on dielectric properties of SiO2–K2O–CaO–MgO glasses

  • Praveen Jha
  • S. S. Danewalia
  • K. Singh


Compositions of 55SiO2–10K2O–(35–x)CaO–xMgO are prepared by melt and quench technique. Thermal parameters of the as-prepared glasses are studied using the differential thermal analyzer under non-isothermal conditions. Kissinger, Augis–Bennett and Lasocka models are employed to investigate the kinetics of crystallization and thermal stability of these glasses. Based on this, it is concluded that CM-15 glass exhibits highest thermal stability. Raman spectroscopy is used to reveal the structural units of the glasses. Dielectric properties are observed through impedance spectroscopy. All the glasses are phase separated. The ratio of CaO/MgO influences the thermal stability, which leads to affect the dielectric properties. The highest dielectric permittivity is observed ~22 at room temperature and 100 Hz for CM-15 glass, where CaO/MgO ratio is ~1.33.


Crystallization Nucleation Lasocka Kissinger Thermodynamic stability 



Authors are very thankful to Dr. Gurbinder Kaur and Dr. Paramjyot Kumar Jha for their valuable discussions and suggestions during preparation of the manuscript.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Physics and Materials ScienceThapar UniversityPatialaIndia

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