Glass Properties Course

The 2nd Virtual Glass Course - a Cooperative Course

Taught by glass experts from nine US universities

Instructors

Steve Martin, Iowa State University            swmartin@iastate.edu

Steve Feller,  Coe College                            sfeller@coe.edu

Dick Brow, University of Missouri-Rolla     brow@mst.edu

John Kieffer, University of Michigan           kieffer@umich.edu

Jack Mecholsky, University of Florida        jmech@mse.ufl.edu                                         

Arun Varshneya, Alfred University              varshneya@alfred.edu

Pierre Lucas, University of Arizona              pierre@email.arizona.edu                                   

Denise Krol, University of CA at Davis       dmkrol@ucdavis.edu                                    

Himanshu Jain, Lehigh University                hj00@lehigh.edu

 

Web-casting hosting at Clemson by:

Dr. Eric Skaar, Clemson University ECSKR@exchange.clemson.edu

 

Syllabus and proposed class schedule:

Class Schedule

Link to additional Course Information

 

Lectures and Slides:

Lecture 1:    Course Overview and Fund. of Glass Transition    

By Steve Martin, Iowa State, Ames, Iowa                                            Delivered 8/28/08

Recorded version of Lecture 1:  https://connect.clemson.edu/p29017126/

Assignment #1:   (due Friday 9/5)  submit to: swmartin@iastate.edu

 

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Lecture 2:  Density, Volume, and Packing-  Part 1: Density

By Steve Feller, COE College                          Delivered 9/2/08

Slides available at:

http://www.lehigh.edu/imi/docs_GP/Slides/GlassProp_Lecture2_Part1_Feller.ppt

Recorded version of Lecture 2:    https://connect.clemson.edu/p47002255/

(recording begins only at slide 11)
Homework 2 with References:              due Thursday Sept 11, submit to: sfeller@coe.edu

(homework 2 above reflects revisions from lecture 4 below)

 

Lecture 3:  Density, Volume, and Packing-  Part 2: Volume

By Steve Feller, COE College                          Delivered 9/4/08

Slides available at:

http://www.lehigh.edu/imi/docs_GP/Slides/GlassProp_Lecture3_Feller_Part2.ppt

Recorded version of Lecture 3:    https://connect.clemson.edu/p17378758/

See new problems in HW2 list above:               due Thursday Sept 11, submit to: sfeller@coe.edu

 

Lecture 4:  Density, Volume, and Packing-  Part 3: Packing

By Steve Feller, COE College                          Delivered 9/9/08

Slides available at:

http://www.lehigh.edu/imi/docs_GP/Slides/GlassProp_Lecture4_Feller_Part3.ppt

Recorded version of Lecture 4:    https://connect.clemson.edu/p15173805/

Homework 2 with References:              due Thursday Sept 11, submit to: sfeller@coe.edu

has been updated 9/9/08

 

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Lecture 5:  Viscosity of Glass - Part A                                                             

Dick Brow, University of Missouri-Rolla                       Delivered 9/11/08        

Slides for lecture 5 & 6 available at:

http://www.lehigh.edu/imi/docs_GP/Slides/GlassProp_Lecture5_Brow_Part1.pdf

Recorded version of Lecture 5: https://connect.clemson.edu/p82406727/

 

Lecture 6:  Viscosity of Glass - Part B                                                              

Dick Brow, University of Missouri-Rolla                       Delivered 9/16/08

Slides available at:  use same slides as given for lecture 5 above

Recorded version of Lecture 6: https://connect.clemson.edu/p43223275/

 

Lecture 7:  Thermal Properties                                                 

Dick Brow, University of Missouri-Rolla                       Delivered 9/18/08

Slides for lecture 7 available at: docs_GP\Slides\GlassProp_Lecture7_Brow_Part2.pdf

Recorded version of Lecture 7: https://connect.clemson.edu/p76805701/

 

Homework 3 (Brow)                due Friday, Sept. 26th   email HW to brow@mst.edu

a second homework is given below as Homework 3B (Brow)

 

Reading/References for Viscosity lectures:

Cormier, et. al. J. Am. Cer. Soc. 2006,

Temperature-Induced Structural Modifications Between Alkali Borate Glasses and Melts

Eyring, Henry, J. Chemical Physics, 1936

Viscosity, Plasticity and Diffusion as Examples of Absolute Reaction Rates

Angel, C. A.,  Science, New Series 1995

Formation of Glass from Liquids and Biopolymers

 

Papers from Steve Martin on Shear Thinning:

Holmes and Cates, Cond. Mat. Phys. 2004

Glass Transition and Shear Thickening Suspension Rheology

Sellitto and Kurchan, PRL 2005

Shear-Thickening and Entropy-Driven Reentrance

 

Lecture 8:  The Glass Transition Range Behavior                                                                      

Dick Brow, University of Missouri-Rolla                       Delivered  9/23/08

Slides for lecture 8 & 9 available at:      docs_GP\Slides\GlassProp_Lecture8_Brow_Part3_Tg.pdf  (revised 9/25)

Recorded version of Lecture 8:             https://connect.clemson.edu/p65229742/

 

New York Times Article on Glass Transition

 

Lecture 9:  The Glass Transition Range Behavior                                                                      

Dick Brow, University of Missouri-Rolla                       Delivered  9/25/08

Same slides as listed under lecture 8

Recorded version of Lecture 9:             https://connect.clemson.edu/p83002986/

Homework 3B (Brow) due Friday October 10, email HW directly to brow@mst.edu

Shearer 1984 Paper (J. Am. Cer. Soc., 1987, “Use of the Adam-Gibbs Equation in the Analysis of Structural Relaxation”)

 

Answers to Homework 3A

Solutions to Assignment 3B (Brow)   

 

Lecture 10.       Composition-structure and glass transition temperature

Dick Brow, University of Missouri-Rolla                       Delivered 9/30/08

Slides for lecture 11 at:             docs_GP\Slides\GlassProp_Lecture10_Brow_Part4.pdf

Recorded version of Lecture 10:           https://connect.clemson.edu/p91222876/

 

Lecture 11.       Mechanical Properties of Glass Part A                                     

Jack Mecholsky, University of Florida               Delivered 10/2/08

Slides for lecture 11 at:                                     docs_GP\Slides\GlassProp_Lecture11_Mecholsky.ppt  

Recorded version of Lecture 11:                         https://connect.clemson.edu/p73571577/

 

No Lectures Tues., Oct 7 

 

Lecture 12.       Mechanical Properties of Glass Part B

Jack Mecholsky, University of Florida               Delivered 10/9/08

Slides for lecture 12 & 13 at:                            docs_GP\Slides\GlassProp_Lecture12_Mecholsky.ppt

Recorded version of Lecture 12:                       https://connect.clemson.edu/p95144666/

 

Homework 4 (Mecholsky)                    due Tuesday, October 28, email to jmech@mse.ufl.edu

 

Lecture 13.       Mechanical Properties of Glass Part C

Jack Mecholsky, University of Florida               To Be Delivered 10/14/08

Slides for lecture 13 - same as above

Recorded version of Lecture 13:                       https://connect.clemson.edu/p51179269/

 

Bill will be on Vacation during the week of Oct 13-20  - there may be a delay in posting lecture slides for lecture 14, but will try if it becomes available.

 

Lecture 14.       Strengthening of Glass

Arun Varshneya, Alfred University                    Delivered 10/16/08

Slides for lecture 14:                                        docs_GP\Slides\GlassProp_Lecture14_Varshneya.pdf

Recorded version of Lecture 14:                      https://connect.clemson.edu/p40618213/

 

Lecture 15.       Strengthening of Glass

Arun Varshneya, Alfred University                    Delivered 10/21/08

Recorded version of Lecture 15:                       https://connect.clemson.edu/p33988016/

Homework 5 (Varshneya)                    due Nov. 5, email to varshneya@alfred.edu

Answers to Assignment # 5

 

Lecture 16.       Passive Optical Properties of Glass- Part 1

Pierre Lucas, University of Arizona                   Delivered 10/23/08

Slides for lecture 16 at:                                     docs_GP\Slides\GlassProp_Lecture16_Lucas.pdf

Recorded version of Lecture 16:                       https://connect.clemson.edu/p42068824/

Paper:  Measurement of Optical Properties of Solids, by P. Lucas

 

Lecture 17.       Passive Optical Properties of Glass- Part 2

Pierre Lucas, University of Arizona                   Delivered 10/28/08

Slides for lecture 17 at:                                     docs_GP\Slides\GlassProp_Lecture17_Lucas2.pdf

Recorded version of Lecture 17:                       https://connect.clemson.edu/p21562507/

 

 

Lecture 18.       Passive Optical Properties of Glass- Part 3

Pierre Lucas, University of Arizona                   Delivered 10/30/08

Slides for lecture 18 at:                         docs_GP\Slides\GlassProp_Lecture18_Lucas3.pdf

Recorded version of Lecture 18:                       https://connect.clemson.edu/p87885338/

 

Homework 6 (Lucas):  due Thursday 11/14/08, email to pierre@email.arizona.edu

Included here are the two articles you may find useful in doing the homework 6 above.

Bruckner

Krol

Solutions to Homework 6: 


You can also find useful extract from the ref about MCT at the following link: http://books.google.com/books?id=-Ugmuq4e3VYC&pg=PA236&lpg=PA236&dq=MCT+bandgap&source=web&ots=JLjZ6XlUui&sig=oriUMxhZMxYfwZoyZI_WfD6j3jA&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=5&ct=result#PPA237,M1

Note: there was an error in original Homework #5 (Varshneya) - problem 3 should read 74% SiO2

corrected in current download.

 

Lecture 19.       Active Optical Properties of Glass- Part 1:  Light Emission, Amplification & Lasing

Denise Krol, University of CA at Davis Delivered 11/04/08 

Slides for lecture 19 at:                         docs_GP\Slides\GlassProp_Lecture19_Krol.pdf

Recorded version of Lecture 19:                       https://connect.clemson.edu/p98245908/

 

Lecture 20.       Active Optical Properties of Glass- Part 2: Non-Linear Fundamentals

Denise Krol, University of CA at Davis Delivered 11/06/08 

Slides for lecture 20 at:                         docs_GP\Slides\GlassProp_Lecture20_Krol.pdf

Recorded version of Lecture 20:                       https://connect.clemson.edu/p81949943/

 

Lecture 21.       Active Optical Properties of Glass- Part 3: Non-Linear Applications

Denise Krol, University of CA at Davis Delivered 11/11/08 

Slides for lecture 21 at:                         Lecture21_Krol.pdf

Recorded version of Lecture 21:                       https://connect.clemson.edu/p82065222/

Homework 7 (Krol):     due Monday 12/01/08,             email to dmkrol@ucdavis.edu

Included here is an article that you will likely find useful in doing Assignment 7:  Tanaka (pdf)

 

Lecture 22.       Charge Polarization Properties of Glass, Part 1                         

Himanshu Jain, Lehigh University                       Delivered 11/13/08                              

Slides for lecture 22 at:                         Lecture22_Jain.pdf    (w corrections to slide 22 - kT added 11/20/08)

Recorded version of Lecture 22:                       https://connect.clemson.edu/p12937309/

 

Lecture 23.       Charge Polarization Properties of Glass, Part 2                         

Himanshu Jain, Lehigh University                     Delivered 11/20/08                               

Slides for lecture 23 at:                         Lecture23_Jain2.pdf

Recorded version of Lecture 23:                       https://connect.clemson.edu/p41792127/

 

Lecture 24.       Charge Polarization Properties of Glass, Part 3                         

Himanshu Jain, Lehigh University                     Delivered 11/25/08                               

Slides for lecture 24 at:                         Lecture24_Jain3.pdf

Recorded version of Lecture 24:                       https://connect.clemson.edu/p58899036/

Homework 8 (Jain):  Due 12/09/08                   email to h.jain@lehigh.edu

Hsieh & Jain, JAP, 1996 paper for homework 8.

Solutions to Homework 8 (Jain)  (available and will be after all HW submitted)

 

 

Lecture 25:       Charge Conduction Properties of Glass:  Part 1

Steve Martin, Iowa State University                  Delivered 12/02/08

Slides for lecture 25 at:                         Lecture25_Martin1.pdf

Recorded version of Lecture 25:                       https://connect.clemson.edu/p66018816/

 

Homework 9 (Martin):              Due Dec. 12     submit to: swmartin@iastate.edu

 

 

Lecture 26:       Charge Conduction Properties of Glass:  Part 2

Steve Martin, Iowa State University                  Delivered 12/09/08

Slides for lecture 26 at:                                     Lecture26_Martin2.pdf

Recorded version of Lecture 26:                       https://connect.clemson.edu/p36871635/

 

 

Lecture 27:       Charge Conduction Properties of Glass:  Part 3

Steve Martin, Iowa State University                  Delivered 12/11/08

Slides for lecture 27 at:                                     Lecture27_Martin3.pdf

Recorded version of Lecture 27:                       https://connect.clemson.edu/p19748922/

 

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This page prepared by Bill Heffner        version 12/16/08

 

http://www.lehigh.edu/imi/GlassPropertiesCourse.htm   

 

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