Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 16, Issue 7, pp 1853–1857 | Cite as

A method of replicating glasses and glass ceramics at and near the sample surface

  • G. B. Carrier


A method for replicating glasses and glass-ceramics at and in close proximity to the surface is described. The replicas used are platinum-palladium pre-shadowed carbon replicas. The method consists of fracturing the sample and mounting it in such a manner that both the shadowing metals and the carbon substrate are deposited on the sample surface and cross-section simultaneously. Artefacts are discussed, and examples of the application of the method given.


Polymer Sample Surface Carbon Substrate Glass Ceramic Carbon Replica 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. B. Carrier
    • 1
  1. 1.Research and Development LaboratoryCorning Glass WorksCorningUSA

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