Viscosity measurements in halide melts
Naftaly, M., Jha, A., Taylor, E.R. and Mills, K.C. (1997) Viscosity measurements in halide melts. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 213-214, 106-112. (doi:10.1016/S0022-3093(97)00097-5).
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Viscosities of three kinds of halide liquids were measured at temperatures near the glass transition and above the melting point. The liquids and glasses investigated were two fluoroaluminates, a cadmium mixed halide, cadmium halide phosphate and gallium–indium fluoride glasses. These glasses were designed for a variety of rare-earth doped fibre amplifiers and lasers. The cadmium mixed halide glass has a strong non-Newtonian behaviour, while near-Newtonian behaviour was observed in fluoroaluminate liquids. The implications of these results on fibre drawing and low-loss fibre fabrication are discussed. Viscosity data were fitted to models and the appropriateness of the fits is discussed
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||doi:10.1016/S0022-3093(97)00097-5|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Q Science > QC Physics
|Divisions :||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
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|Date Deposited:||11 Mar 2010|
|Last Modified:||31 Mar 2016 13:12|
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