Glass Characterization & Structure Course

A Cooperative Virtual Glass Class

Taught by glass experts from six US universities

Instructors

Dr. Alex Clare, Alfred University

Dr. Himanshu Jain, Lehigh University

Dr. Mario Affatigato, Coe College

Dr. Steve Martin, Iowa State University

Dr. John Kieffer, University of Michigan

Dr. Eric Skaar, Clemson University

Dr. Laeticia Petit, Clemson University

Dr. Kathleen Richardson, Clemson University

 

 

Syllabus and proposed class schedule:

Notes & Syllabus

Class Schedule

 

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Lectures and Slides:

Lecture 1: Review of Glass Transition, Formation & Structure

By Steve Martin, Iowa State, Ames, Iowa Delivered 1/17/07

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Lecture 2: Fundamentals of Glass Formation: Structural and Kinetic Approaches

By Steve Martin, Iowa State Delivered 1/22/07

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Homework #1 (due at Class time, Monday Feb 5, 07)

 

Lecture 3: Vibrational Spectroscopy Studies of Glass Structures RAMAN

By Mario Affatigato, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Delivered 1/24/07

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Lecture 4: RAMAN 2:Other Raman Techniques, Peak Identification & Case Studies

By Mario Affatigato, Coe College Delivered 1/29/07

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Lecture 5: VIBRATIONAL SPECTROSCOPY STUDIES OF GLASS STRUCTURE:
IR spectroscopy Part 1. slides contain both Lecture 5 & 6

By Laeticia Petit, Clemson University, Clemson, SC Delivered 1/31/07

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Lecture 6: VIBRATIONAL SPECTROSCOPY STUDIES OF GLASS STRUCTURE:
IR spectroscopy Part 2. contain both Lecture 5 & 6, lecture 6 begins w slide 60

By Laeticia Petit, Clemson University Delivered 2/5/07

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Homework #2:

 

Lecture 7: ELECTRONIC SPECTROSCOPY STUDIES OF GLASS STRUCTURE

Fundamentals and Applications of X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS)

By Himanshu Jain, Lehigh University Delivered 2/7/07

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Lecture 8: ELECTRONIC SPECTROSCOPY STUDIES OF GLASS STRUCTURE

Fundamentals and Applications of X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) Part 2

By Himanshu Jain, Lehigh University Delivered 2/12/07

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XPS video - the Lehigh XPS Instrument

A video of the Lehigh Apparatus by Dr. Al Miller, Lehigh University

 

Lecture 9: ELECTRONIC SPECTROSCOPY STUDIES OF GLASS STRUCTURE

Applications of X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) Part 3

By Himanshu Jain, Lehigh University Delivered 2/19/07

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Lecture 10: ELECTRONIC SPECTROSCOPY STUDIES OF GLASS STRUCTURE

EXAFS Studies of Glass Structure

By Himanshu Jain, Lehigh University Delivered 2/21/07

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Homework #3 (Jain) - see last slide of above presentation

 

Supplemental Reading for H. Jain Lectures:

XPS of Glass by C. G. Pantano
X-Ray Photoelectron Spectro of Glass - Pantano.pdf (1.04 Mb)
Elements of XAFS by Bunker
XASF Overview (234.674 Kb)
Fundamentals of XAFS by Newville
Tutorials. PDF (1.834 Mb)
HW for Section 6 (XPS+EXAFS)
74.pdf (949.373 Kb)

Lecture 11: NMR STUDIES OF GLASS STRUCTURE Part 1

NMR Theory and Background Part 1&2

By Steve Martin, Iowa State Delivered 2/26/07

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Lecture 12: NMR STUDIES OF GLASS STRUCTURE Part 2

Slides same as those listed under Lecture 11 above

By Steve Martin, Iowa State Delivered 2/28/07

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Lecture 13: NMR STUDIES OF GLASS STRUCTURE Part 3

NMR - Practice and Application of Dipolar Nuclei

By Steve Martin, Iowa State Delivered 3/5/07

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Lecture 14: NMR STUDIES OF GLASS STRUCTURE Part 4

NMR - Practice and Application Quadrupolar Nuclei

By Steve Martin, Iowa State Delivered 3/7/07

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Lecture 15: SCATTERING STUDIES OF GLASS STRUCTURE Part 1

Neutron and X-ray Scattering Studies of Glass-The basics

By Alexis G. Clare, NYSCC, Alfred, NY Delivered 3/12/07

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Lecture 16: SCATTERING STUDIES OF GLASS STRUCTURE Part 2

Neutron and X-ray Scattering Studies of Glass-The Experiments and Data Mining

By Alexis G. Clare, NYSCC, Alfred, NY Delivered 3/14/07

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Lecture 17: SCATTERING STUDIES OF GLASS STRUCTURE Part 3

Neutron and X-ray Scattering Studies of Glass-The Experiments (continued)

By Alexis G. Clare, NYSCC, Alfred, NY Delivered 3/19/07

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Lecture 18: SCATTERING STUDIES OF GLASS STRUCTURE Part 4

Neutron and X-ray Scattering Studies of Glass-The Experiments (continued again)

By Alexis G. Clare, NYSCC, Alfred, NY Delivered 3/21/07

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Homework #4 (Clare)

 

Lecture 19: Modeling & Simulation of Glass Structure Part 1

Modeling and Simulation Overview

By John Kieffer, Univ. Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI Delivered 3/26/07

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Lecture 20: Modeling & Simulation of Glass Structure Part 2

Simulation Methodologies

By John Kieffer, Univ. Michigan Delivered 3/28/07

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Lecture 21: Modeling & Simulation of Glass Structure Part 3

Force Fields

By John Kieffer, Univ. Michigan Delivered 4/2/07

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Lecture 22: Modeling & Simulation of Glass Structure Part 4

Information Retrieval and Application Examples

By John Kieffer, Univ. Michigan Delivered 4/4/07

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Lecture 23: Effect of Glass Formation- Part 1

Thin Films A (slides 1-48)

By Kathleen Richardson, Clemson University Delivered 4/9/07

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Lecture 24: Effect of Glass Formation Part 2

Thin Films B (slides 49-78 of Lecture 23 file above)

By Kathleen Richardson, Clemson University Delivered 4/11/07

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Lecture 25: Effect of Glass Formation- Thin Films Part 3

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Photo Induced Structural Modification (last 1/3 of lecture - starts this new topic)

By Kathleen Richardson, Clemson University Delivered 4/16/07

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Lecture 26: Effect of Glass Formation Part 4

Photo Induced Structural Modification (contd - covers slides 15 - 56 from above)

By Kathleen Richardson, Clemson University Delivered 4/18/07

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Final Exam

 

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