Silicate Glasses and Melts. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 4519499
  • Book
  • 726 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Silicate Glasses and Melts, Second Edition describes the structure-property-composition relationships for silicate glasses and melts from a geological and industrial perspective. Updated sections include (i) characterization of silicate melt and COHN fluid structure (with and without dissolved silicate components) with pressure, temperature, and redox conditions and responses of structural variables to chemical composition, (ii) determination of solubility and solution mechanisms of COHN volatiles in silicate melts and minerals and of solubility and solution mechanisms of silicate components in COHN fluids, and (iii) effects of very high pressure on structure and properties of melts and glasses.

This new book is an essential resource for researchers in a number of fields, including geology, geophysics, geoscience, volcanology, material science, glass science, petrology and mineralogy.

  • Brings together multidisciplinary research scattered across the scientific literature into one reference, with a focus on silicate melts and their application to natural systems
  • Emphasizes linking melt properties to melt structure
  • Includes a discussion of the pros and cons of the use of glass as a proxy for melt structure and properties
  • Written by highly regarded experts in the field who, among other honors, were the 2006 recipients of the prestigious G.W. Morey award of the American Ceramic Society
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1. The Discovery of Silicate Melts; An applied and Geological Perspective
2. Glass Versus Melt
3. Glasses and Melts vs. Crystals
4. Structure and Property Concepts
5. Silica
6. Properties of Metal Oxide-Silica Systems
7. Structure of Metal Oxide-Silica Systems
8. Properties of Aluminosilicate Systems
9. Structure of Aluminosilicate Glass and Melt
10. Properties of Iron-Silicate Glasses and Melts
11. Structure of Iron-Silicate Glasses and Melts
12. Titanium-Bearing Systems
13. Phosphorus in Silicate Systems
14. Properties of Hydrous Melt and Glass
15. Water Solution Mechanisms and Structure
16. Reactive Silicate-C-O-H-N-S Systems
17. Noble Gases, Molecular, Species, Hydrogen, and Halogens
18. Chemically Complex Melts and Natural Magma
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Mysen, Bjorn O.
Bjorn O. Mysen. Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, D.C., Editor, Proceedings in Earth and Planetary Science, General Editor, Phase Diagrams for Ceramists (American Ceramic Society), Associate Editor, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta and American Mineralogist, Highly-cited scientist, Thompson ISI, 2001-present
Richet, Pascal
Pascal Richet, Ph.D., Physicist, Institut de Physique du Globe Paris, France, Highly-cited scientist, Thompson ISI, 2003
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