The Structure of Glass

  • Harold T. Smyth


The search for the truth about the structure of glass is very much like the search for the truth about religion. The search itself is very much influenced by what one would like the truth to be. It is difficult to find an impartial discussion of the different ideas on the structure of glass since anyone who knows enough to write such a discussion knows enough to have formed his own ideas and these keep creeping in. This chapter is going to be no exception.


Free Energy Molar Volume Radial Distribution Function Excess Molar Volume Bond Site 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    Warren, B. E. & Biscoe, J., J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 21, 29, 1938.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Zachariesen, W. H., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 54, 3841, 1932.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Warren, B. E., Krutter, H., Morningstar, O., J. Am. Ceram. Soc, 19, 202, 1936.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Warren, B. E., X-ray Diffraction, Addison-Wesley, 1969.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Tilton, L. W., J. Res. Nat. Bull. Stds., 59, 139, 1957.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Eckstein, B., Glas. Ber. 36, 323, 1963.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Smyth, H. T., Leipold, M. H., Tech. Report No. 32-1042, Jet Propulsion Lab., April 15, 1967.Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Bacon, J. F., Hasapis, A. A,, Wholley, J. W., Phys. Chem. Glass 1, 90, 1960.Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Smyth, H. T., J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 38, 140, 1955.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harold T. Smyth
    • 1
  1. 1.School of CeramicsRutgers University, The State University of New JerseyUSA

Personalised recommendations