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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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Abstract

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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Published date: May 1997

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Local EPrints ID: 77875
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77875
ISSN: 0022-3093
PURE UUID: 31588efd-9a72-4abb-b152-f19e038df062

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:28

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Author: M. Naftaly
Author: A. Jha
Author: E.R. Taylor
Author: K.C. Mills

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