Physico-Chemical Characterization of Nanostructured As–Se–Ag Glassy Materials

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Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics book series (NAPSB)

Bulk glasses from the systems (AsSe)1—xAgx and (As2Se3)1—xAgx have been prepared by the melt-quenching technique. Basic physico-chemical characteristics like density, microhardness, and compactness have been investigated. The correlation between the composition and the properties of the AsSeAg glasses is established and comprehensively discussed.

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chalcogenide glasses physico-chemical properties 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Electrochemistry and Energy SystemsBulgarian Academy of SciencesSofiaBulgaria
  2. 2.Departments of PhysicsUniversity of Chemical Technology and MetallurgySofiaBulgaria

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