Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 16, Issue 3, pp 763–766 | Cite as

Measurement of the viscosity of chalcogenide glasses by a parallel plate technique

  • P. J. Webber
  • J. A. Savage
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Abstract

The parallel plate technique of viscosity measurement in the range 106 to 108.5 P has been successfully applied to chalcogenide glasses. It offers a simple and quick alternative to traditional techniques such as fibre elongation.

Keywords

Polymer Viscosity Parallel Plate Viscosity Measurement Traditional Technique 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. J. Webber
    • 1
  • J. A. Savage
    • 1
  1. 1.Royal Signals and Radar EstablishmentGreat MalvernUK

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