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Unified approach to the constraint counting theory of glasses

Narayanan, Aravinda R and Kumar, A (1999) Unified approach to the constraint counting theory of glasses. In: Physical Review B: Condensed Matter, 60 (17). pp. 11859-11862.

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Abstract

An approach to the constraint counting theory of glasses is applied to many glass systems which include an oxide, chalcohalide, and chalcogenides. In this, shifting of the percolation threshold due to noncovalent bonding interactions in a basically covalent network and other recent extensions of the theory appear natural. This is particularly insightful and reveals that the chemical threshold signifies another structural transition along with the rigidity percolation threshold, thus unifying these two seemingly disparate toplogical concepts. [S0163-1829(99)11441-3].

Item Type: Journal Article
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Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2011 06:34
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2011 06:34
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/38909

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