Glass and Glass-Ceramics

  • C. Barry Carter
  • M. Grant Norton


The classic definition of glass is based on the historical method of formation: This is a very unusual way of defining any material. The result is that glass is now defined in several different ways.


Phosphate Glass Supercooled Liquid Hydrogen Fluoride Boson Peak SiO2 Glass 
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  1. Bell Labs. Explore
  2. Corning Glass Company
  3. Corning Museum of Glass
  4. National Glass Association (NGA)
  5. Pilkington Glass, a key developer of glass based in the United Kingdom
  6. Schott Glass, with descriptions of new glass developments
  7. Describes the history of the wonderful Pasabahce glass of Turkey
  8. History of Murano glass
  9. A source for testing equipment
  10. British Glass Manufacturers' Confederation
  11. Julie L. Sloan’s site describing the rivalry between La Farge and Tiffany in developing opal glass

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemical, Materials and Biomolecular EngineeringUniversity of ConnecticutStorrsUSA
  2. 2.School of Mechanical and Materials EngineeringWashington State UniversityPullmanUSA

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