Accession Number : AD0737782

Title :   Devitrification Kinetics of Fused Silica,

Corporate Author : GENERAL ELECTRIC RESEARCH LAB SCHENECTADY N Y

Personal Author(s) : Ainslie,N. G. ; Morelock,C. R. ; Turnbull,D.

Report Date : 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : The factors that influence the high temperature kinetics of nucleation and growth of cristobalite in fused silica have been investigated. Nucleation of cristobalite on the external surfaces of fused silica is catalyzed by superficial condensed phase impurities, whereas gas components have no apparent effect upon nucleation. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SILICON DIOXIDE, CRYSTALLIZATION), NUCLEATION, CATALYSTS, HIGH TEMPERATURE

Subject Categories : Physical Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE