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Minimum fragility in $Ge_xSe_{80-x}Pb_{20}$ glasses

Rabinal, MK and Sangunni, KS and Gopal, ESR and Subramanyam, SV (1995) Minimum fragility in $Ge_xSe_{80-x}Pb_{20}$ glasses. In: Physica B, 205 (3-4). pp. 403-407.

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Abstract

Bulk $Ge_xSe_{80-x}Pb_{20}$ glasses, which show a change from p- to n-type conduction around x = 21 at %, have been prepared by quenching the melt. The specific heat at constant pressure $(C_p)$ has been measured for these glasses using a DSC. These glasses exhibit minima in a jump in specific heat $(\Delta C_p)$ and the area under the peak at $T_g$ at x = 19 at %, where they show a minimum fragility. These results are discussed in the light of a chemical threshold in these glasses.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier.
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2007
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:35
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/10053

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