Surface crystallization of ZBLAN glasses

L. J. Moore, D. R. MacFarlane, P. J. Newman

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Abstract

Surface crystal growth rates have been determined for a number of ZBLAN glasses. It has been shown that ZrO2 is a possible surface heterogeneous nucleation site and that surface crystallization can be reduced by the use of a 1% F2/Ar atmosphere.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)159-165
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Non-Crystalline Solids
Volume140
Issue numberC
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1992

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