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Viscosity scaling of glass forming liquids on the basis of fragility

Kumar, Sundeep and Rao, KJ (2003) Viscosity scaling of glass forming liquids on the basis of fragility. In: Chemical Physics Letters, 382 (1-2). pp. 87-91.

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Abstract

A new approach for scaling the viscosities of glass forming liquids based on 'fragility' has been proposed. The required fragilities have been theoretically evaluated. The scaling function used here contains only fixed parameters. However, the collapse of viscosity data improves remarkably when both fragility and limiting high temperature viscosities are slightly adjusted. The physical significance of scaling viscosities using fragilities and the implied relation between activation barriers in the present approach and Adam–Gibbs entropy theory have also been discussed.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier B.V.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2007
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:25
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/6463

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