Crystallization Behavior of a New Transparent Glass-Ceramics

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In this article we present a new kind of large grain transparent glass-ceramics obtained by the method of crystal growth from a homogenous glass, the simultaneous variation of the glass matrix and crystalline compositions during the crystallization results in the high transparency of this kind of large grain, high crystalline volume glass-ceramics, which have suitable refractive indexes between respective phases. The nucleation and crystallization behaviors of this kind of glass-ceramics have been investigated. The optimum heat treatment schedule for the glass was determined by means of DSC, XRD and SEM. The desirable optical property, such as laser characteristics etc, of this new kind of glass-ceramics can be further developed by doping with transition metals or rare-earths.

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Periodical:

Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 105-106)

Edited by:

Wei Pan and Jianghong Gong

Pages:

597-599

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.105-106.597

Citation:

S. M. Wang et al., "Crystallization Behavior of a New Transparent Glass-Ceramics", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 105-106, pp. 597-599, 2010

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April 2010

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