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, pp. 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

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Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1016/S0022-3093(97)00097-5
ISSNs: 0022-3093 (print)
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May 1997Published
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 20:26
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